Archive of posts from January 2017

ETNA Community Centre

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ETNA Community Centre in the heart of TW1, your local welcoming and vibrant Centre. We offer a wide range of classes, activities, work-shops and self-help groups.

28 January 2017 | around_town

Event: Art project for well being - 2 and 9 February 2017

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Take time out for yourself and use the chance of being part of an unique art project. Let’s play with art and take the chance to have a closer look at your personal well being.

What’s in for you? YOU DON’T NEED TO HAVE ANY DRAWING SKILLS! But you will be guided and supported by a professional artist using watercolor and collage techniques.

28 January 2017 | around_town

The Flying Nightingales

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This is Lydia Alford, a corporal and nursing orderly in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force – the WAAF. She and two colleagues were the first women to fly into the Normandy battle zone after the D Day landings to help evacuate the wounded. They were among hundreds of thousands of women who came forward between 1939 and 1945 to help fight the war – working in factories, driving ambulances, ferrying aircraft and working in the services as radar operators, air traffic controllers, medics, mechanics, cypher analysts and so much more. Unfortunately their invaluable contribution is now largely overlooked.

27 January 2017 | around_town

Artist Ken Howard becomes Turner’s House Trust Patron

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Turner’s House Trust has announced artist Professor Ken Howard OBE RA as a new patron of the Trust.

26 January 2017 | news

The tunnel of love under Kilmorey Road

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In 1843 the 2nd Earl of Kilmorey, Francis ‘Black Jack’ Needham, took in scandalous circumstances a mistress. She was Priscilla Hoste who was 35 years his junior and his legal ward. Some said that their relationship had been encouraged by her mother! When Priscilla died from ‘a disease of the heart’ in 1854 Black Jack was so distraught that he built for her an Egyptian style mausoleum, dedicated to the sun god Ra

20 January 2017 | around_town

Event: New location for Family Explorers - Spring 2017

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We have a NEW time and NEW location but our usual fun themed art activities and lovely songtime around the parachute! Ideal for ages 2+ years but younger children welcome.

20 January 2017 | around_town

Event: Orleans House Gallery February 2017 Holiday Activities

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Get creative this spring! Visit our exhibitions and work with professional artists specialising in a range of different art-forms. Be inspired by our current exhibition to experiment, make and invent using architecture, furniture, sculpture, painting, drawing and the natural world as inspiration!

20 January 2017 | around_town

Event Reminder: Marble Hill Public Consultation - 24 and 25 January 2017

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Over the next two years English Heritage – supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund – plans to restore the lost gardens that Henrietta created. We will also tell the story of her house, and show how the house and landscape were intrinsically linked. On the 24 and 25 of January, there are consultations with the public so you can have your say.

19 January 2017 | around_town

St Mary's University to run Brewery Wharf community building

St Mary’s University will take over the management of the borough’s newest community building in Twickenham, it was announced last night.

19 January 2017 | news

Proposed change to St Stephen's CE Primary School Admissions Arrangements 2018-19

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On behalf of the Governing Body of St Stephen’s CE Primary School, attached is the school’s proposed Admissions Arrangements for the academic year 2018-19. We have added to the criteria at point 5. concerning children of staff directly employed by St Stephen’s School for two years or more at the time of application.

7 January 2017 | news

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