Archives from March 2015

Isleworth Brewery

The street names are probably a giveaway - Shirehorse Way, Clydesdale Close, Malting Way, Draysman Way… but just off St John’s Road that links Old Isleworth and Hounslow there once stood a brewery that supplied beer to pubs from Hammersmith to Teddington and beyond.

27 March 2015 | around_town

Weekend Train Engineering Works - 29 March 2015

All lines in the Staines area will be closed all day Sunday for renewal and maintenance work. Buses will replace trains between Hounslow and Ascot, Hounslow and Windsor and Hounslow and Woking via Brentford. Please see our website for full details.

27 March 2015 | around_town

Event Reminder: Redlees UNROOTED - 4 to 5 April 2015

Opening Saturday 4 April, 6.30 - 9.00pm and Sunday 5 April, 11am - 4pm

UNROOTED brings together the work of four visual artists who explore, in different ways, the various intersections of physical nature, technology and simulation. Using images that conjure up undefined representations of both past and future, the artists ask us to question our relationship with our landscape, whether virtual, imagined or real. ­

27 March 2015 | around_town

Deer Park School Announces Headteacher

Deer Park School, the new primary free school which plans to open with one Reception class in Richmond this September, has announced its Headteacher Designate.

27 March 2015 | news

Live Languages Spring 2015 Update

Would you like to improve your French conversation?

27 March 2015 | around_town

Richmond Council Gets 10 million to Improve Cycling

Cycling facilities along the A316 will be improved, thanks to funding from the Mayor of London, Richmond Council has confirmed.

27 March 2015 | news

Event Reminder: Workshops for Children 14-17 @ Orleans House Gallery - Easter 2015

Whether you want to develop and learn new skills in animation, costume design or textiles- there is a lot going on! Our workshops are based on two of our exciting exhibitions ‘A Guest in Turner’s House’ (in the Stables Gallery) and ‘Metamorphosis Open’ (Riverside Gallery) and we can’t wait to see how young people respond to these creative themes.

27 March 2015 | around_town

Wolf Hall Part 2 - When One Vicar Turned Against Another

THE STORY SO FAR… In 1533 the King, Henry 8th, broke with the authority of Rome and the Catholic Church, married his second wife Anne Boleyn and proclaimed himself Supreme Head of the Church of England. Many objected and there were some who voiced their opinion quite openly but they were quickly rounded up by the King’s Chief Minister Thomas Cromwell and silenced - by the axe and the hangman’s noose. Amongst their number were two local clerics, John Hale, the vicar of Isleworth and Robert Feron, the vicar of Teddington.

20 March 2015 | around_town

Exhibition Celebrates Turner's House Artist in Residence

For the past year Sussex artist, Katie Sollohub, has been a guest in JMW Turner’s House, as artist in residence supported by Arts Council England.

Now she is to celebrate her many days working at Sandycombe Lodge and garden, with an exhibition of new drawings and paintings. With the title ‘A Guest in Turner’s House’ the exhibition runs from 26th March to 25th May 2015 at The Stables Gallery, Orleans House Gallery, Twickenham TW1 3DJ. Entry is free.

20 March 2015 | news

Event Reminder: Standup Comedy Returns to Orleans Park - 16 April 2015

Back by popular demand, the unmissable OPSA Comedy Night delivers some of Britain’s hottest standup talent.

20 March 2015 | around_town

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