Archive of posts from September 2015

From Zippy to Zerdin

Paul Zerdin and Sam

A couple of weeks ago a young ventriloquist from Wimbledon competed in the finals of ’America’s Got Talent’ – the most popular TV talent show in the world – and won. His name is Paul Zerdin and he picked up $1 million in prize money and a contract at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

24 September 2015 | around_town

Goodbye Mum and Dad, Hello Debt?

St Margarets parent Hilary Thomson looks at the student living costs behind the headlines

24 September 2015 | around_town

Event Reminder: Love Later Life Event - 7 October 2015

Join us to celebrate National Older Peoples Week and enjoy a day of free activities, information and advice, goodies and much more! You will get the opportunity to hear about our services, speak to our teams about how we can help and see live demonstrations of our cookery classes, exercise groups and using computers to skype, to name a few. You may just want to come along to meet new people or find out about local activities to build companionship, learn new skills or simply socialise. Don’t miss out on how we can help you love later life!

24 September 2015 | around_town

Art Clubs at Orleans House Gallery - Autumn 2015

art club flyer

Exciting weekly workshops offer budding young artists the opportunity to explore a broad range of artistic media and practice with our experienced gallery artists. Each term brings a varied selection of projects which are explored in group sizes of no more than sixteen, allowing participants to try more messy and adventurous media than may be possible at school.

24 September 2015 | around_town

Star Club at Orleans House Gallery - Autumn 2015

A series of after school workshops for 4 to 7 year olds combining movement, story telling, music and art. Taking inspiration from the exhibition and surrounding natural environment of Orleans House Gallery, we will learn about creative performance making, communication and group work, building to a small showcase.

24 September 2015 | around_town

Turner's House Exhibition - 26 to 27 September and 3 October 2015

It is not surprising that many Friends of Turner’s House are artists. Many, inspired by the great landscape artist, have had the thrill of sketching and painting in Sandycombe Lodge, Turner’s unique country villa in Twickenham.

24 September 2015 | around_town

St Margarets Book Group Seeks New Members

Long-established local book group, very friendly, seeks new members. Enjoying good writing and thinking is essential. Monthly Wednesday meetings rotate around members, with wine, nibbles, bookish and tangential conversations.

24 September 2015 | around_town

Autumn 2015 Postnatal Yoga for Mum and Baby in St Margarets

Postnatal yoga is a perfect way to gently heal and recover body and mind after the birth of your baby. Yoga postures are used to regain strength and muscle tone, with a specific focus on the pelvic floor and back. Gentle breathing and relaxation techniques encourage stillness and calm to rejuvenate, relax and regain strength from within.

24 September 2015 | news

Events at The Stoop during the Rugby World Cup 2015

Did you know that the Twickenham Stoop is open for the Twickenham based games for drinks and/or watching the matches? If you live in our area and have a ticket, you can enjoy the pre and post match fun!

23 September 2015 | news

September 1956 - When the Rock Began to Roll

Poster of the movie Rock Around the Clock

The movie, ‘Rock Around the Clock’ remains a fitting tribute to perhaps the unlikeliest rock and roll trailblazer of them all.

THIS DAY IN MUSIC 9TH Nov. 2010

12 September 2015 | around_town

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