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Collection Curiosities at Orleans House Gallery - 25 August to 25 November 2018

A display of over seventy strange, fascinating and sometimes surreal works are taking centre stage as the public will be shown some of the more curious collections from Orleans House Gallery’s storeroom.

10 August 2018 | around_town

Find your street's cleaning schedule

A new online interactive tool has been launched to help local people find out when their streets should be cleaned. The borough’s street cleansing contract is outsourced to an external provider, Continental Landscapes and, following feedback, the Council has been discussing with the company how to keep residents better informed.

10 August 2018 | around_town

Jem Panufnik Exhibition at Twickenham Studios

Twickenham Studios members club The Lounge is delighted to present “Twi-Curiosities”, an exhibition of hilarious and outrageously subverted historical prints of Richmond and Twickenham by local artist Jem Panufnik.

10 August 2018 | around_town

Skillville: a community learning website

A couple in Twickenham have built an online platform that allows people within communities to connect in order to learn or teach skills. Skillville.io allows anyone to post any lesson- from gardening, to accounting, from DIY to creative writing.

2 August 2018 | around_town

The most valuable record in existence

The address ‘Phillips’Sound Recording Services at 38 Kensington, Liverpool L7’ isn’t going to ring many bells and it certainly doesn’t figure in the annals of popular music but it really should have its place because it was in this small and unsophisticated studio 60 years ago on 12th July 1958 that the Quarrymen a.k.a the Beatles made their first record.

29 July 2018 | around_town

Richmond Riverside Music Festival - 4 to 5 August 2018

The Borough’s music fans are being encouraged to come rock the weekend away on Richmond Riverside during the first weekend of August.

The Richmond Riverside Music Festival is brought to you by VisitRichmond, which is part of the Council’s Economic Development Team, together with the Crawdaddy Club, Eel Pie Island Museum, Basement Door and Duck Pond Market, with over ten acts lined up to entertain you and your family and friends.

29 July 2018 | around_town

First artist to exhibit at Riverside Gallery back with new show

Local artist, Nick Bridson Baker is returning to the Riverside Gallery twenty-one years after he became the first artist to exhibit there in 1997.

This time he brings a one-man show, ‘Fun and Fantasy’, of over eighty monotype one-off prints, paintings and drawings.

29 July 2018 | around_town

Summertime and the livin' isn't always easy

…especially if your neighbours are livin’ it up at all hours, imposing their lifestyle choices on everyone else through open doors and windows.

28 July 2018 | around_town

Make a splash with borough's Summer Swim Programme

Children who want to learn to swim or improve their skills in the water can now dive into the Summer Swim Programme taking place at Pools on the Park and Teddington Pool from Monday 23 July to Friday 31 August.

28 July 2018 | around_town

Charity Swimathon - 29 September 2018

Come and join our Swimathon and Barbecue. All ages and abilities are welcome. Help us raise money for Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre - every penny helps people find support at a time when they are very vulnerable.

28 July 2018 | around_town

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