Archives from April 2014

The New Georgians Exhibition - 3 May to 27 July 2014

The New Georgians celebrates the tercentenary of the Hanoverian accession. This exhibition, part of the Richmond upon Thames Georgian Festival, commemorates this historical event through a display exploring the life and local links of Queen Caroline of Ansbach (1683-1737), wife of King George II. Caroline lavishly dined in the Octagon Room on a visit here in 1729. Her husband’s mistress, Henrietta Howard, lived at the nearby Marble Hill House.

30 April 2014 |

Event Reminder: The Teddington Summer Music Festival - 11 May 2014

After a very successful first summer music festival in 2013, the music festival returns to Normansfield Theatre for the second night on Sunday, 11th May 2014 with Viennese Sunrise. The highly regarded Artesian Quartet perform Beethoven’s String Quartet in E Minor, and Haydn’s String Quartet in Bb, Op 76 No.4 (the ‘Sunrise’). Tony Lamb (clarinet) joins them for Mozart’s popular Clarinet Quintet in A, K581.

29 April 2014 | around_town

Get Your Bike Marked at St Margarets Station - 30 April 2014

Richmond Safer Transport Team and the Local Police Team are working in partnership to conduct a cycle marking operation commencing next week. This activity is part of Op SPOKE and will take place over 14 week days at 14 different train stations to give commuters across the borough a chance to have their cycles marked for free as a crime prevention initiative.

26 April 2014 | news

Low-Key Legends

40 years ago last Sunday, 20th April 1974, a new record and a new group with a new style jumped out of nowhere and went straight to No 1 in the U.K charts and stayed there for 9 weeks. It was the first of over 26 UK chart hits for this band, 9 of them reaching No. 1.

24 April 2014 | around_town

Chiswick and Latymer Cricket Club - Summer 2014

Our summer training programme has just started and we are keen for local children to come along and enjoy participating in cricket.

We are based at Whitton Park (190 Wills Crescent, Hounslow TW3 2JD) and training takes place every Sunday from 10am - 12pm. This will continue until the end of the school term in July 2014.

24 April 2014 | news

Le Duck d'Orleans est de retour

Visitors to Orleans House Gallery in Twickenham will recognise this familiar feathered friend.

A mallard duck, named the ‘Duck d’Orleans’ after the former resident of Orleans House, has returned for the second year running.

24 April 2014 | around_town

Upcoming Consultation on Richmond upon Thames College Site

Help shape the future of the Richmond Education and Enterprise Campus

Richmond upon Thames College, Richmond Council, Haymarket Media Group and Harlequins are working together to create an Education and Enterprise Campus on the College site on Egerton Road in Twickenham.

24 April 2014 | news

Love to sing? Come and join us!

Local community choir Vocality is a fun and friendly choir which offers a warm welcome to new members. We sing and perform uplifting harmony songs - jazz, gospel, folk, pop - from around the world, without sheet music so anyone can do it. It’s a great way to meet local people, and to boost your energy and spirits. Our summer term begins on Tuesday 29th April 2014 with weekly rehearsals (8.00 - 10.00pm) at St Mary’s School, Richmond Road.

24 April 2014 | around_town

Event Reminder: Activities, Childcare and Camps Expo - 30 April 2014

Parents in Richmond Borough with children aged 2-7 who are looking for fun and educational classes and clubs for the May half-term and Summer holidays will get the chance to meet a huge range of local providers at the Activities, Childcare and Camps Expo on 30th April.

23 April 2014 | around_town

Event Reminder: AGM of the Friends of Moormead - 14 April 2014

All signed up members are invited to attend and non-Friends who want to attend are welcome to come along on the night and join. Please note that there is, at the moment, no joining fee nor subscription.

9 April 2014 | around_town

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