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Join Orleans House Gallery's History Tour

The extremely popular history tours at Orleans House Gallery can now be booked for June and July 2021.

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6 May 2021 | around_town

Turner's House reopens with English Coasts

An exhibition of J.M.W. Turner’s original maritime watercolours and prints is to open in his former home in Twickenham on Saturday, May 22nd, 2021 thanks to a generous loan from Tate.

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5 May 2021 | around_town

Dreamcatcher Film Camp at St Mary’s University July/August 2021

Make a short film in 5 Days and take a copy home on DVD!

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5 May 2021 | around_town

Postman's park

Last Friday evening, around midnight, 20 year-old Folajimi Olubunmi-Adewole, known to his friends as Jimi, was on his way home from work with his friend Bernard when they saw a woman fall from London Bridge into the Thames. As they called the police Jimi and Bernard could hear the woman in the water screaming ‘Help me, help me, I’m gonna die’.

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30 April 2021 | around_town

Correction - Downliners Sect

A recent article in the newsletter about local and legendary R&B band the Downliners Sect included a brief paragraph about some of their future gigs including one in May at the 100 Club, Oxford Street, an important blues and R&B venue in the 1960s.

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30 April 2021 | around_town

May bank holiday waste and recycling collections

Following the Early May bank holiday on Monday 3 May, Richmond Council will carry out general waste, food waste, garden waste and recycling collections for domestic properties one day later than usual, for one week.

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28 April 2021 | around_town

Join the Page Turners reading group

Richmond Library Service is here to offer you comfort and connection through great literature and our Page Turners online Zoom reading group.

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23 April 2021 | around_town

Barnes Film Festival to return this June

Barnes’ annual film festival will return this summer from Thursday 17 to Wednesday 23 June 2021.

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23 April 2021 | around_town

Twickenham Cygnets FC - Summer School

Calling all female footballers. Twickenham Cygnets FC are recruiting for new players to join our U8 age group for the 2021-22 Season.

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22 April 2021 | around_town

Little Egypt

There is a great deal of distance between Chicago, Illinois and London Road, Twickenham - 3949.71 miles to be precise, given a yard or two - but there is definitely a connection between the two involving a long-gone exotic belly dancer at one end and a 1960’s Twickenham R&B band at the other.

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16 April 2021 | around_town

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