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Kilmorey open day and plant sale - 28 April 2019

The weather must be warming up because there have certainly been some signs of life down at Kilmorey Mausoleum. Could it be that ‘Black Jack’, the 2nd Lord Kilmorey, and his mistress, the youthful Priscilla, occupants of this Victorian vault for nearly 140 years are waking inside their velvet lined coffins and preparing to welcome this year’s visitors?

14 April 2019 | around_town

Mayor's Easter egg hunt - 14 April 2019

Children and families are invited to be part of an eggs-ellent adventure and join the Mayor’s Easter Egg Hunt in York House Gardens.

The Hunt, will run from 2pm to 3.30pm on Sunday 14th April. Booking is required in advance. Children must be eight or under, accompanied by an adult and wear appropriate outdoor clothing.

14 April 2019 | around_town

Summer Art Clubs at Orleans House Gallery 2019

Get out of the classroom and into a creative space! Orleans House Gallery Art Club members are encouraged to explore their own creativity and extend their imagination, whilst experiencing a range of materials and artistic projects.

14 April 2019 | around_town

Jack and Jill School May Fair - 19 May 2019

The annual Friends of Jack and Jill School May Fair will be taking place on Twickenham Green from 12 - 5pm on Sunday 19th May 2019.

It promises to be a great family day out with funfair rides and vintage games, face painting, live music, food and drink stalls, craft stalls and much more.

14 April 2019 | around_town

Richmond Council's Community conversations - 30 April 2019

If you have something to say about where you live, come along to the latest round of Community Conversations kicking off this month.

Our ward events are a chance for ward councillors to hear what matters to you and share ideas about the future of your local area.

14 April 2019 | around_town

Afternoon tea with the Mayor and the Naked Ladies - 10 May 2019

Residents are invited to attend a special afternoon tea event with the Mayor of Richmond upon Thames and the naked ladies of York House.

Guests attending this charity event for the Mayor, Cllr Ben Khosa, will be able to enjoy a special ‘Darjeeling’ afternoon tea in the Winter Gardens at York House.

14 April 2019 | around_town

Mothering Sunday - 31 March 2019

Today most people know that we’re rapidly approaching Mothering Sunday. It falls on the 4th Sunday in Lent , March 31st and its arrival is enthusiastically welcomed with shops full of flowers, chocolates, greeting cards and other gifts… and yet despite this eagerness only 70 years this festival was largely unobserved.

30 March 2019 | around_town

A coffee morning with a difference - 12 April 2019

StreetInvest is hosting a coffee morning at the ETNA Community Centre in Twickenham to celebrate the International Day for Street Children on the 12th April.

30 March 2019 | around_town

Sharing memories of the allotment this Spring!

Stories about allotments will be celebrated at a dramatic performance at Twickenham Library next month, as part of the regular reminiscence cafe.

The Reminiscence Cafe is a monthly free event at Twickenham Library for residents aged over 55 years old. Over a cup of tea, attendees will be able to share memories and stories about the local area and times gone by in an informal and friendly setting.

28 March 2019 | around_town

Mayor of Richmond upon Thames falls out of a plane

I know that people have been interested whenever I’ve mentioned my planned Skydive on Sunday 24 March 2019 with a group of other similarly motivated dare devils from 15000 feet in the air. We’re jumping from an airfield in Kent.

23 March 2019 | around_town

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