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Orange Tree Theatre
Humble Boy

★ ★ ★ ★ "Paul Miller's superb revival" ★ ★ ★ ★ "a sparkling revival of a modern classic... both very clever and very funny" ★ ★ ★ ★ Evening Standard ★ ★ ★ ★ Time Out ★ ★ ★ ★ WhatsOnStage ★ ★ ★ ★ The Stage ★ ★ ★ &#...

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Apr-May
19-26
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society
The 39 Steps

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by John Buchan (Adapted by Patrick Barlow from an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon), directed by Louise Stenson

Mix a classic Hitchcock film with carefully crafted slapstick, four fearless actors playing over 100 roles and you have "The 39 Steps"! Join us as our hero flees across the country, wanted for a murder he didn't commit, hunted by...

more information about The 39 Steps

April
21-28
   


Auction and Monthly Valuation Day

Auction commences at midday

Call for the closing date for entries

Hansons invite sellers and buyers to enjoy the salesroom experience and the enthusiasm put into auctioneering to maximise financial return. If you are unable to attend in person, you can watch the auction live via the-salesroom.com. Hansons consistently maintains the highest number of ...

more information about Auction and Monthly Valuation Day

April
Saturday
28
9:15am-12pm  

The Exchange
Twickenham Cinema Club Family Screening - Paddington 2

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.

More information

  • Director: Paul KingWriters: Paul King, Simon Farnaby
  • Stars: Ben Whishaw, Hugh Grant, Hugh Bonneville
  • Family tickets available
  • Details

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April
Saturday
28
11am  

Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre
Golf Tournament

Crossways' Golf Tournament, 1pm-5pm on Saturday 28 April at Strawberry Hill Golf Club

We are looking for golfers of all abilities and ages to participate at our charity golf tournament taking place at Strawberry Hill Golf Club on Saturday 28 April from 1pm-5pm.

The day includes:

April
Saturday
28
1pm  

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Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

Join us for an evening of movement, guided meditation and positivity in the calm and nurturing surroundings of Heart Twickenham - a happy, motivating, uplifting and calming experience.

Guided meditation

Blue Sky Thinking, a guided meditation to calm, inspire and uplift. There will be 4 meditation "tent pods" available, that offer a more secluded space, with a seat cushion and...

more information about Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

April
Saturday
28
7-10pm  

Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames (ETRuT)
Plant sale

Plant a garden that wildlife will love!

Please join us at our first Plant Sale and bring wildlife into your gardens. We will be selling a wide range of plants which encourage and sustain local wildlife including annuals, biennials, perennial, herbs and MANY more. Delicious home made cakes available and a great chance to meet our local beekeepers with their buzzing ...

more information about Plant sale

Kids OK
April
Sunday
29
9am-3pm  

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TwickFolk
Singaround: bring a song or two, join in, or just come and listen!

  • Online - £3 30p booking fee
  • On The Door - £3

One of the resident singers at TwickFolk, says: "All the music at TwickFolk is live and our singarounds give everyone a chance to sing, play an instrument, recite a poem or tell a story."If you just want to sit back and listen, that's also fine. In fact listening, and paying attention to the words ...

more information about Singaround: bring a song or two, join in, or just come and listen!

April
Sunday
29
7:45pm  

Teddington Theatre Club
STONES IN HIS POCKETS

  • By Marie Jones
  • Directed by Wesley Henderson Roe

When Charlie, from Co. Antrim, and Jake, from Co. Kerry, meet as extras on a Hollywood film shoot in Ireland they strike up an unusual friendship. As the days tick by and their pay adds up they learn more about themselves, their local community and the people who have arrived in it than either would have ...

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Apr-May
29-5
   

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The Arts Society Richmond
Mosaics in Ravenna

Speaker: Christopher Herbert

The mosaics of Ravenna were created during great political turmoil. In the fifth and sixth centuries, invaders played havoc with the western Roman Empire. In spite of this, artists and church leaders created churches of astonishing beauty. This lecture looks at Galla Placidia, San Vitale and the Orthodox Baptistry. It pays particular attention to ...

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May
Tuesday
1
 

Eel Pie Club
STEPHEN DALE PETIT

'Petit occupies a stunning middle ground between the fire of Freddie King, the instinct of Jimmy Page and the soul of Eric Clapton'

Classic Rock Magazine

Stephen Dale Petit is a London-based Blues guitarist who has played alongside guitar legends such as Eric Clapton, David Gilmour, and even B.B. King! Moving to London from ...

more information about STEPHEN DALE PETIT

May
Thursday
3
8pm  


German Lieder concert

A warm welcome to my upcoming concert in London, which will happen on Friday the 4th May at 7.30pm

In this evening, Ester Kosar and Roy Stratford will perform a selection of German Lieder by Schubert, Brahms, Mahler and Strauss along with the Dvorak Biblical Songs cycle.

"The Biblical Songs" cycle is a setting of ten songs on a text which was chosen, but ...

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May
Friday
4
7:30pm  

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Normansfield Theatre
History of the Normansfield Theatre

A talk and tour to learn about the history and purpose of the theatre in the daily life of Normansfield. The tour will take include a presentation, guided tour, use of the interactive touch screen as well as viewing some original pieces of Victorian scenery.

More Information

May
Saturday
5
10:30am-12pm  

May
Saturday
5
12pm  

May
Saturday
5
3pm  


La Traviata

Villa Incanto, a visiting Italian Opera Company, performed La Boheme to a sold-out audience on 25th February at Normansfiedl Theatre. They are returning on 5th May 2018 to perform La Traviata.

La Traviata (the fallen woman) tells the moving story of how a beautiful but doomed courtesan, Violetta, in the Paris of 1850, finds true love but then has to ...

more information about La Traviata

Kids OK
May
Saturday
5
7:30pm  

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Poetry at the Adelaide

An open mic evening where poets have an opportunity to read out their work. The compare is Bob Sheed, an established poet. People are welcome to just come and sit and listen.

The Adelaide pub is in Park Road, Teddington, and we use a room upstairs. It's £2 entry, and we urge people to buy a drink at the bar.

More Information

  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

May
Sunday
6
6pm  

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May
Sunday
6
 

The Exchange
Manford's Comedy Club

Manford's Comedy Club was launched by comedian Jason Manford and his brother Colin just over two years ago. The idea was to bring comedians from the UK circuit to small towns and cities across the country for a night of live comedy. The show features up and coming performers, as well as more well-known names and, are all personally chosen by Jason himself. The aim of the pop-up ...

more information about Manford's Comedy Club

May
Friday
11
8pm  


Auction and Monthly Valuation Day

Auction commences at midday

Call for the closing date for entries

Hansons invite sellers and buyers to enjoy the salesroom experience and the enthusiasm put into auctioneering to maximise financial return. If you are unable to attend in person, you can watch the auction live via the-salesroom.com. Hansons consistently maintains the highest number of ...

more information about Auction and Monthly Valuation Day

May
Saturday
12
9:15am-12pm  

Teddington Theatre Club
The Ruling Class

  • By Peter Barnes
  • Directed by Barry Evans

"First thing an Englishman does, straight from his mother's womb, is touch his forelock."

A blue-blood with a Messiah complex, the 14th Earl of Gurney is besieged by his ruthless family scheming to strip him of his title. Bubbling with acerbic wit and feverish energy, ...

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May
12-18
   

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The Genius of Purcel

Richmond Opera celebrates the extraordinary life works of Henry Purcell.

From his early coral masterpieces and Royal anthems to bawdy ballad and ground-breaking 'English' operas - with a full baroque orchestra.

more information about The Genius of Purcel

May
Sunday
13
7pm  

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TwickFolk
Ange Hardy: Return of award-winning Somerset performer Ben Sures (CAN)

  • Online - £12 £1.20 booking fee
  • On The Door - £12

Having grabbed the attention of the traditional folk music world by writing new material and embracing modern technologies whilst maintaining a traditional feel.

Alongside a staggering list of other accolades Ange was awarded FATEA Magazine's "Female Vocalist of the Year" in 2013, "...

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May
Sunday
13
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
THE KAST-OFF KINKS

The iconic British rock band, THE KINKS, is often cited as one of the most important and influential rock bands of all time. The Kast-Off Kinks is NOT A TRIBUTE BAND! The band contains 3 actual Members of THE KINKS. Original drummer, Mick Avory, who joined The Kinks (at that time still called The Ravens) in 1964, who is still regarded to this day as the backbone of the original Kinks, is ...

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May
Thursday
17
8pm  

TwickFolk
Dave Mills' 65th Birthday Singaround

  • Online - £3 30p booking fee
  • On The Door - £3

For tonight's Singaround, we're joined again by Dave Mills, one-time TwickFolk stalwart who moved away last year. He's asked for the opportunity to come back to the Patch to celebrate his 65th birthday with us. Who are we to refuse a party?

One of the resident singers at TwickFolk, ...

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May
Sunday
20
7:45pm  

Orange Tree Theatre
An Oak Tree

Written and co-performed by Set during a stage hypnotist's act, is an intricate story of loss and suggestion performed by two people: the playwright himself and a second actor who will have neither seen nor read a word of the play they're in until they're in it.

A rare chance to see this groundbreaking and Obie Award-winning production by one of the UK's ...

more information about An Oak Tree

May-Jun
26-30
   

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Old Mutual Wealth Cup

Sunday 27th May 2018 Old Mutual Wealth Cup

  • England v Barbarians 15:00
  • Jason Leonard Division 1Final 10:00
  • Bill Beaumont Division 1 Final 12:00
  • Gill Burns Division 1 Final 17:15

more information about Old Mutual Wealth Cup

May
Sunday
27
 

Eel Pie Club
THE CADILLAC KINGS

Since their last visit to the Eel Pie Club in 2014, the Cadillac Kings have gone from strength to strength. October 2016 saw the release of their 5th album "The Secret of my Success" which quickly ended up on so many playlists that by December it was voted one of the top 3 blues cds of the year by the IBBA (along with Kaz Hawkins and Joe Bonamassa).

Throughout 2017...

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May
Thursday
31
8pm  

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Orange Tree Theatre
Mayfly

A family searches for new beginnings: Ben thinks they might be better off without him, but his wife Cat has read her stars: Today a very special person will appear from out the blue'.Their daughter Loops is getting ready for a date. It's her first one, and she has everything crossed.

An ethereal family drama, Joe White's debut play Mayfly explores rebirth in the ...

more information about Mayfly

Jun-Jul
1-7
   

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
HSBC London Sevens

Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd June 2018 HSBC London Sevens From 09:30

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June
2-3
9:30am-  


The Leipzig Connection

The London Dvorak String Ensemble

  • MOZART - Divertimento in F, K 138
  • BACH - Air from Suite No. 3
  • TARTINI/JACOB - Concertino for clarinet & strings
  • TCHAIKOVSKY - Waltz from Serenade for Strings, Op 48
  • ELGAR - Elegy Op 58
  • KUFFNER - Theme & variations for clarinet & strings
  • GRIEG - Holberg ...

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June
Saturday
2
7:30pm  

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Richmond Shakespeare Society
Joking Apart

by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by John Riley

Richard and Anthea are the lucky couple who seem to have all the good fortune fall into their lap; yet in a very British way, they are thoroughly nice and eager to help their friends and neighbours. The only problem is that, with the best of intentions, they end up sucking out their independence and self-respect, in short the ...

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June
2-9
   


Poetry at the Adelaide

An open mic evening where poets have an opportunity to read out their work. The compare is Bob Sheed, an established poet. People are welcome to just come and sit and listen.

The Adelaide pub is in Park Road, Teddington, and we use a room upstairs. It's £2 entry, and we urge people to buy a drink at the bar.

More Information

  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

June
Sunday
3
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
At Rest in Kew - Johann Zoffany

Speaker: Frances Hughes

It is 200 years since the death of Johann Zoffany, prolific painter of the theatre, conversation pieces, dramatic events of the French Revolution and a superb recorder of English society in Calcutta and Lucknow in the 1780s. Zoffany was born in Frankfurt and seventeen years later went to Rome to study with Masucci. He did not settle or succeed, however, ...

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June
Tuesday
5
 

Orange Tree Theatre
Utility

Amber is juggling two nearly full-time jobs and three kids. Her on-again, off-again husband Chris is eternally optimistic and charming as hell but rarely employed. The house is falling apart and Amber has an eight-yearold's birthday party to plan.

As Amber struggles to keep things from boiling over, she is forced to confront reality she is a stranger to the person she ...

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Jun-Jul
7-18
   


East Meets West

  • GLAZUNOV - Rêverie orientale for clarinet and string quartet
  • BORODIN - String Quartet No 2 in D major
  • HAYDN - String Quartet in C major, Op 54 No.2
  • WEBER - Clarinet Quintet, Op 34

with

June
Saturday
9
7:30pm  

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TwickFolk
Jill Jackson: Award-winning Americana. From Glasgow. The Gillies

  • Online - £11 £1.10 booking fee
  • On The Door - £11

Jill has already visited TwickFolk back in 2015 as part of "The Chaplins". We were very impressed with their support slot but not long after the band broke up. Three years later, we get to have her back on our stage. An award-winning Americana artist based in Glasgow, Jackson first burst on to...

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June
Sunday
10
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
SLIM CHANCE

Slim Chance has its origin in the early seventies, formed by the legendary and brilliant songwriter, Ronnie Lane, who had been a mainstay of both the Small Faces and The Faces.Slim Chance are brilliant live band, whose members are all fine singers, musicians and showmen, playing an amazing array of instruments. The band is known for its pioneering use of fiddles, mandolin and accordion. ...

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June
Thursday
14
8pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Fred and Ginger

Robert Habermann sings some of the fantastic songs Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers introduced into their films. The show not only covers the eight great films they appeared in but also covers the career of Astaire after Ginger left him to develop her own career.

more information about Fred and Ginger

June
Saturday
16
7:30pm  

TwickFolk
Singers' Night

  • Online - £3 30p booking fee
  • On The Door - £3

Another of our popular singers' nights, giving our regulars a chance to perform on stage with amplification and lighting.

Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known songs, less known songs and some performers will...

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June
Sunday
17
7:45pm  


An Evening of Romantic Songs

In this evening of beautiful romantic songs, Ester Kosar (mezzo-soprano) and Nigel Foster (piano) are going to perform in England the not so often sung song cycle of Biblical Songs by Antonin Dvořák along with the Hector Berlioz cycle Les nuits d'été .

Both cycles were originally composed for voice and piano and later orchestrated by both composers. more information about An Evening of Romantic Songs

June
Friday
22
7:30pm  


Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

Join us for an evening of movement, guided meditation and positivity in the calm and nurturing surroundings of Heart Twickenham - a happy, motivating, uplifting and calming experience.

Guided meditation

Blue Sky Thinking, a guided meditation to calm, inspire and uplift. There will be 4 meditation "tent pods" available, that offer a more secluded space, with a seat cushion and...

more information about Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

June
Saturday
23
7-10pm  


Favourites of Stage and Screen

Richmond Symphonic Concert Band

  • The Thrill of the Westerns
  • The Romance of Broadway
  • The Magic of Disney

The Richmond Symphonic Concert Band is one of the South West London's newest and most exciting ensembles. As a result of many successful engagements, it has quickly established a fine reputation here in its home area...

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June
Saturday
23
7:30pm  

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St Margarets Traders Association
Summer Street Party

The wonderful St Margarets Summer Street Party returns on Sunday, June 24th!!

If you would like more information, or would like to enquire about a stall please drop us an email, to hq@mystmargarets.com

more information about Summer Street Party

Kids OK
June
Sunday
24
11am-6pm  

TwickFolk
Hatful of Rain: Appalachian-influenced folk/roots quartet

  • Online - £12 £1.20 booking fee
  • On The Door - £12

Hatful of Rain are an Appalachian-influenced British folk/roots quartet based in East Sussex, playing original material with a strong traditional feel.

Comprising Chloe Overton (lead vocals, guitar & mandolin), Phil Jones (upright bass, clawhammer banjo, vocals), Fred Gregory (mandolin...

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June
Sunday
24
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
SPLIT WHISKERS

£11

Split Whiskers have their roots firmly planted in Chicago blues, crossing boundaries into rock, Americana and more than a hint of the Delta. The band's fame is spreading and they are becoming one of the busiest bands at blues venues and festivals around the UK. They have been heavily influenced by their original drummer of 9 years who played with Howling ...

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June
Thursday
28
 


Poetry at the Adelaide

An open mic evening where poets have an opportunity to read out their work. The compare is Bob Sheed, an established poet. People are welcome to just come and sit and listen.

The Adelaide pub is in Park Road, Teddington, and we use a room upstairs. It's £2 entry, and we urge people to buy a drink at the bar.

More Information

  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

July
Sunday
1
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
AGM and Lecture: 18th Century Georgian Furniture

Speaker: Janusz Karczewski-Slowikowski

An alternative title for this lecture could be 'Furniture of the Age of Elegance' because the term Georgian immediately conjures up images of elegant English Furniture. This lecture traces the development of elegance through style in relation to the design and construction of furniture during the 18th century. It ...

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July
Tuesday
3
7:30pm  

St Margarets Fair
2018 fair

The St Margarets Fair is a day jam-packed full of fun that will keep you thoroughly entertained. With live music on our main stage, 5–a-side football competition, displays, fair rides, tea tent, Pimms stall, beer tent and BBQ.

And our legendary Dog Show on little Moormead.

more information about 2018 fair

Kids OK
July
Saturday
7
12-7pm  

Twickenham Choral Society
St John's Americana '18 concert

Part of St John's Americana '18 series

  • STRAVINSKY: Symphony of Psalms
  • BARBER: Adagio for Strings
  • VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: A Sea Symphony

Conducted by Christopher Herrick with Sarah Fox (soprano), Edward Price (baritone) and the Brandenburg Sinfonia.

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July
Sunday
8
7:30pm  

Eel Pie Club
BIRDWOOD - dedicated to Art Wood

£11

A thrilling All-Star combination of three bands that played on Eel Pie Island in th 1960s - The Birds featuring vocalist, Ali Mackenzie (which in the 1960s also featured Ronnie Wood on guitar), guitarist, Derek Griffiths of The Artwoods (which featured Art Wood on vocals) and Keith Grant of The Downliners Sect on bass. Mark Freeman (Rollin' Stoned, Art ...

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July
Thursday
12
 

Richmond Concert Society
GUILDHALL SCHOOL POSTGRADUATE FELLOWS ENSEMBLE (AFTER AGM)

AGM at 7.45pm followed by a free concert at about 9pm

Richmond Concert Society is proud to continue an annual event which allows subscribers to be involved in the creation of new music.

Students at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (GSMD) will be invited to submit compositions to a reviewing panel. The chosen composer will then be commissioned to write a new ...

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July
Tuesday
17
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
ATOMIC ROOSTER

£17

The newly re-formed Atomic Rooster featuring 2 original members, Peter French on vocals and Steve 'Boltz' Bolton on guitar.

This band which re-formed last year has been kicking up a storm at festivals and shows across the UK and receiving stunning reviews.

With the full blessing of Vincent Crane's widow, the band will be performing album favourites and the hit singles "Tomorrow Night" and "Devils Answer". Completing the line-up are Shug Millage (bass), Bo Walsh (drums) and Adrian Gautrey (organ/keys).

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July
Thursday
26
 


Poetry at the Adelaide

An open mic evening where poets have an opportunity to read out their work. The compare is Bob Sheed, an established poet. People are welcome to just come and sit and listen.

The Adelaide pub is in Park Road, Teddington, and we use a room upstairs. It's £2 entry, and we urge people to buy a drink at the bar.

More Information

  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

August
Sunday
5
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
From the Workshop to the Studio: Images of the Artist at Work

Speaker: Aliki Braine

From pictures of St Luke painting the Virgin to images of artists at work in their studios and self-portraits, this lecture investigates the shifting environment in which artists have depicted themselves. While earlier paintings emphasised craftsmanship and allow the viewer an insight into materials and techniques used, early modern paintings see a shift ...

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August
Tuesday
7
 


Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

Join us for an evening of movement, guided meditation and positivity in the calm and nurturing surroundings of Heart Twickenham - a happy, motivating, uplifting and calming experience.

Guided meditation

Blue Sky Thinking, a guided meditation to calm, inspire and uplift. There will be 4 meditation "tent pods" available, that offer a more secluded space, with a seat cushion and...

more information about Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

August
Saturday
18
7-10pm  


Poetry at the Adelaide

An open mic evening where poets have an opportunity to read out their work. The compare is Bob Sheed, an established poet. People are welcome to just come and sit and listen.

The Adelaide pub is in Park Road, Teddington, and we use a room upstairs. It's £2 entry, and we urge people to buy a drink at the bar.

More Information

  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

September
Sunday
2
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
Ups and Downs in the Lives of the Impressionists

Speaker: Carole Petipher

A tiny section of the Seine to the West of Paris, which would have represented the perfect antidote to the claustrophobia of mid 19th Paris, has been termed the Cradle of Impressionism. It was near to five neighbouring riverside villages that the artists, who would later become known as the Impressionists, became frequent visitors. In some ...

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September
Tuesday
4
 

The Arts Society Richmond
Basingstoke and its Contribution to World Culture!

Speaker: Rupert Willoughby

One of the most derided towns in England, renowned for its dullness, Basingstoke is distinguished only by its numerous roundabouts and absurd Modernist architecture.

Rupert explains that the post-war planners, who inflicted such features as 'the Great Wall of Basingstoke' on the town, were politically-motivated and bent on destroying ...

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October
Tuesday
2
 


Poetry at the Adelaide

An open mic evening where poets have an opportunity to read out their work. The compare is Bob Sheed, an established poet. People are welcome to just come and sit and listen.

The Adelaide pub is in Park Road, Teddington, and we use a room upstairs. It's £2 entry, and we urge people to buy a drink at the bar.

More Information

  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

October
Sunday
7
6pm  

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Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

Join us for an evening of movement, guided meditation and positivity in the calm and nurturing surroundings of Heart Twickenham - a happy, motivating, uplifting and calming experience.

Guided meditation

Blue Sky Thinking, a guided meditation to calm, inspire and uplift. There will be 4 meditation "tent pods" available, that offer a more secluded space, with a seat cushion and...

more information about Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

October
Saturday
20
7-10pm  


Poetry at the Adelaide

An open mic evening where poets have an opportunity to read out their work. The compare is Bob Sheed, an established poet. People are welcome to just come and sit and listen.

The Adelaide pub is in Park Road, Teddington, and we use a room upstairs. It's £2 entry, and we urge people to buy a drink at the bar.

More Information

  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

November
Sunday
4
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
Frank Brangwyn and his World War I Posters

Speaker: Libby Horner

Brangwyn was not an official war artist but nevertheless he produced over 80 poster designs during The Great War. Clients included the Canadian War Memorial Fund, the Ministry of Information, the National War Savings Committee, various newspapers and many charitable concerns for whom he designed free of charge. His works range from landscapes to the ...

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November
Tuesday
6
 


Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

Join us for an evening of movement, guided meditation and positivity in the calm and nurturing surroundings of Heart Twickenham - a happy, motivating, uplifting and calming experience.

Guided meditation

Blue Sky Thinking, a guided meditation to calm, inspire and uplift. There will be 4 meditation "tent pods" available, that offer a more secluded space, with a seat cushion and...

more information about Mind, Body, Wellbeing workshop

November
Saturday
17
7-10pm  


Poetry at the Adelaide

An open mic evening where poets have an opportunity to read out their work. The compare is Bob Sheed, an established poet. People are welcome to just come and sit and listen.

The Adelaide pub is in Park Road, Teddington, and we use a room upstairs. It's £2 entry, and we urge people to buy a drink at the bar.

More Information

  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

December
Sunday
2
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
Is Christmas in Bad Taste?

Speaker: David Phillips

Even in ancient Rome people made complaints about the mid-winter Saturnalia celebrations, remarkably like the complaints that we hear today about our commercialised Christmas. In a light-hearted historical review we discover some wonderful and some gloriously awful Christmas imagery, from Giotto's painting of the first Christmas crib until Dickens ...

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December
Tuesday
4
 


Poetry at the Adelaide

An open mic evening where poets have an opportunity to read out their work. The compare is Bob Sheed, an established poet. People are welcome to just come and sit and listen.

The Adelaide pub is in Park Road, Teddington, and we use a room upstairs. It's £2 entry, and we urge people to buy a drink at the bar.

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  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

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January
Sunday
6
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
Postcards from Near and Far: Picturing the 20th Century

Speaker: Chloe Sayer

Profile

Chloe is a freelance specialist in the art and culture of Latin America. She has lectured in the UK, Canada, Ireland, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and on cruises. As a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute she has carried out fieldwork, curated several exhibitions and assisted on TV documentaries for BBC and Channel 4.

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February
Tuesday
5
 

The Arts Society Richmond
Charles Barry's Great Work: Restoring the Houses of Parliament

Speaker: Caroline Shenton

The Houses of Parliament is one of the most famous and staggering buildings in the world. It rises serenely from the Thames at Westminster on a site which has been the centre of power and government in England from the earliest times. It is a masterpiece of Victorian architecture and a spectacular feat of civil engineering, a landmark which is today ...

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March
Tuesday
5
 

The Arts Society Richmond
The Lure of Ivory

Speaker: Maggie Campbell Pederson

Ivory has been carved for 40,000 years and its trade goes back thousands of years. Different cultures worldwide have revered it and it has been widely used for religious carvings. It has also been used for many more commonplace items, from piano keys to dentures. The talk will look at the lure of ivory through the ages, its many and varied uses...

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April
Tuesday
2
 

The Arts Society Richmond
David Hockney and his Struggles with Modernism

Speaker: Ray Warburton

At heart David Hockney is a figurative painter, painting people and places that he knows and have meaning for him. Yet as he was learning his trade, modern art was changing and new art movements from America were in the ascendency. After dabbling briefly with Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art, he embarked on a number of strategies that enabled him to ...

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May
Tuesday
7
 

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The Art of the Classic French Paperweight

Speaker: Simon Cottle

For a brief period glass paperweight-making truly blossomed. Influenced by developments in Venice in the 1840s, the French glass manufacturers of Baccarat, Clichy and St.Louis added a wide range of highly decorative and extremely ornate paperweights to their repertoire. The fashion lasted for seven years giving it the title of the 'classic period'...

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June
Tuesday
4
 

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AGM and Lecture: A Load of Old Balls

Speaker: Simon Ingris

According to historian Barbara Tuchman, the invention of the ball ranks as highly as the invention of the wheel. Simon Inglis agrees, especially after spending years delving into cubbyholes at pavilions and museums, in workshops and factories, finding out how these apparently simple objects came into being and how their design and manufacture has evolved...

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July
Tuesday
2
7:30pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
Fortitude and Fancy - Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn

Speaker: Nicholas Henderson

Fortitude & Fancy: A story of Henry VIII's two most important queens and the social, religious and political consequences of their struggles for ascendancy with us to our own time. Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess and mother of the later 'bloody' Mary, and her success and later bitter struggle to avoid divorce. Anne Boleyn, ...

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August
Tuesday
6
7:30pm