Archive of posts with category 'around_town'

The Yule Log

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Wood burning stoves seem to be quite the thing these days – so with Christmas rapidly approaching perhaps we should be thinking about the ‘Christmas or Yule Log’. As Charles Lamb once had it… “Of all the enjoyments of the season the most indispensable is a large, heaped -up, all attractive fire”.

18 November 2017 | around_town

Special screening of Frozen - 16 December 2017

Let those winter blues go and join Elsa, Anna and their friends in a sing-a-long screening of the award-winning, Disney hit Frozen in aid of the Mayor’s charities.

18 November 2017 | around_town

Christmas Creativity at Orleans House Gallery

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Get creative this Christmas with some festive workshops at Orleans House Gallery.

Whether you want to ‘wow’ your friends and family with your homemade Christmas decorations or you want to add a personal touch in designing and printing your own Christmas cards, the Christmas craft workshops could be just what you are looking for.

18 November 2017 | around_town

Toy Shop - Adult pottery painting

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The Toy Shop – St Margarets are excited to be offering Christmas themed Adult Pottery Painting Sessions.

Come along and have some creative fun whilst painting your own gifts and decorations. Paint your very own hanging Christmas trees, reindeer or baubles as well as personalised mugs, tiles and plates. You will be amazed how professional your items look after they have been fired!

18 November 2017 | around_town

When the crunch bunch came to Brentford

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In 1919, in the midst of the general depression that followed the Great War, a new ‘novelty food item’ appeared on sale in pubs and hotels. It came in a blue tin, carried the brand name Smith’s with a distinctive upper-case ‘IT’ and a label saying ‘Potato Crisps’. They weren’t the first potato crisps in the U.K but they were the most popular.

9 November 2017 | around_town

Take at Christmas Eve dip Pools on the Park

The weather outside might be frightful but Pools on the Park has a delightful package of swim sessions to kick-off festivities this Christmas Eve.

If you’re keen on a mid-winter swim come along to one of the sessions at Pools on the Park on Sunday 24th December – from 8am to 10am, 10am to 12 noon or 12 noon to 1.45pm.

9 November 2017 | around_town

Discount on Feel Good Fitness membership

Feel good about fitness with this festive offer!

If you sign up to a Feel Good Fitness membership by 14th November 2017 you won’t need to pay anything until the end of the year.

9 November 2017 | around_town

Postnatal yoga workshop for new mothers

If you have recently had a baby, you will know that everything changes. Your body may not be the body you knew before and your priorities are different. You’re now responsible for a little person who demands your time and attention. It’s easy to put aside your needs at this time, however, this is the time when you need to nurture yourself, heal and rebuild strength and confidence.

9 November 2017 | around_town

Come meet the Gruffalo - 26 November 2017

The Gruffalo and his famous friends will be returning to Twickenham this Christmas to bring some winter cheer!

On the 26th November, the well-known children’s illustrator will be hosting a live show at the award winning Diamond Jubilee Gardens in Twickenham.

9 November 2017 | around_town

Free marketing seminar for small businesses - 9 November 2017

A one-off opportunity to get a world class expert, Steve Hackney’s advice on what works in marketing, and what doesn’t. Free to St Margarets businesses, the seminar will be will be held at the Holiday Inn, Shepperton on Thursday 9th November, 8-11 am.

6 November 2017 | around_town

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