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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 ...

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May-Jun
26-30
   

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 ...

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Jun-Jul
1-7
   

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
   

Redlees Studios
Summer 2018 Open Studios and Gallery

This Summer, Artists @ Redlees are holding their Open Studios to coincide with the Art House Open Studios.

During the first week-end (June 22-24), visitors will be welcomed both in the Gallery as well as the individual studios, be able to enjoy demonstrations, light lunches and refreshments, whilst the second week-end (June 30-July 1) they can visit the curated gallery, where...

more information about Summer 2018 Open Studios and Gallery

June
22-24
   

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Eel Pie Island Artists
Summer Open Studios 2018

Come along to Eel Pie Island and visit all of the artist's studios.

There will be; mosaics, pottery, jewellery, glass, prints, ceramics, sculpture, paintings, costumes, cards, cartoons and more...

More Information

  • Two weekends
    • 23 - 24 June
    • 30 - 1 July
  • Open 11am - 6pm each day.
  • Free family-friendly event.

more information about Summer Open Studios 2018

Kids OK
June
23-24
11am-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

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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ARThouse Open Studios Festival
Twickenham Green Artists

Oil, acrylic, watercolour and mixed media paintings of landscapes; still life as well as sketches, life drawing and paintings: Caroline Gallop, Sue Britton, Hilary Girdlestone, Judy Montaghan, Jenny Trattles

More Information

  • 0208 892 2247
  • caroline.gallop@hotmail.com
  • Studio opening dates: Saturday 23 June, Sunday 24 June.
  • Car parking and refreshments available at the venue

more information about Twickenham Green Artists

June
23-24
   

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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  

The St Margarets Pub & Tavern
THE SWELLS FEAT. BRUCE MISSISSIPPI JOHNSON

Sugar T and the Swells are one of the slickest, sexiest, most entertaining bands on the circuit. They deliver classic R'n'B and Rock'n'Roll of the 50s and 60s.

more information about THE SWELLS FEAT. BRUCE MISSISSIPPI JOHNSON

June
Sunday
24
4:30pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Violin Recital Hee-Jin Kwon

Following the performance of Sibelious' violin concerto with the Thames Philarmonia at the Landmark, outstanding Korean violinist Hee-Jin Kwon, will celebrate her UK solo debut at the Normansfield Theatre with wonderful music by Beethoven (Romance No.2), Grieg (Sonata No. 3), Ravel (Tzigane) and Youngjo Lee. She will be joined by the leader of the Thames Philharmonia, John ...

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June
Sunday
24
7:30pm  

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  

Teddington Theatre Club
The Collector

By Mark Healy, from the novel by John Fowles Directed by Sophie Hardie

Frederick Clegg became obsessed with Miranda Grey at first sight. The repressed, introverted, butterfly collector, at first merely admires the beautiful art student from afar. But then he wins the Lottery and buys a remote country house, planning to bring her there as his 'guest'. ...

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June
24-30
   

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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
 

Eel Pie Island Artists
Summer Open Studios 2018

Come along to Eel Pie Island and visit all of the artist's studios.

There will be; mosaics, pottery, jewellery, glass, prints, ceramics, sculpture, paintings, costumes, cards, cartoons and more...

More Information

  • Two weekends
    • 23 - 24 June
    • 30 - 1 July
  • Open 11am - 6pm each day.
  • Free family-friendly event.

more information about Summer Open Studios 2018

Kids OK
Jun-Jul
30-1
11am-6pm  

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Normansfield Theatre
Sing a Song of Sixpence

Marble Hill Singers are returning to Normansfield Theatre for their summer concert.

Join us for an entertaining programme of choral and piano music from childhood, including nursery rhymes as you've never heard them before!

Robert Mingay-Smith, conductor and pianist

More Information

  • Tickets: £10 from www.langdondowncentre.org.uk or call 0333 1212 300
  • All proceeds from this concert are going to the Down's Syndrome Association

more information about Sing a Song of Sixpence

June
Saturday
30
7:30pm  

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Redlees Studios
Summer 2018 Open Gallery

This Summer, Artists @ Redlees are holding their Open Studios to coincide with the Art House Open Studios.

During the first week-end (June 22-24), visitors will be welcomed both in the Gallery as well as the individual studios, be able to enjoy demonstrations, light lunches and refreshments, whilst the second week-end (June 30-July 1) they can visit the curated gallery, where...

more information about Summer 2018 Open Gallery

Jun-Jul
30-1
   

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ARThouse Open Studios Festival
Anna de Polnay

Abstract expressionist paintings

More Information

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Jun-Jul
30-1
   

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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

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July
Sunday
1
6pm  

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Normansfield Theatre
Instant Opera Summer Opera Gala

Love and Betrayal in Sultry Mediterranean climes!

Hot from their sell-out operas and local concerts, Instant Opera presents their first opera gala at Normansfield Theatre.

Arias, grand chorus and other masterpieces from Donizetti, Mozart, Puccini, Verdi and many more!

Featuring Instant Opera Soloists, Chorus and Narrator.

  • Tickets: £18 (For group bookings of 3 tickets purchased at the same time) from 0333 1212 300 or online

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July
Sunday
1
7pm  

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  

Hounslow Symphony Orchestra
German masterworks

  • Brahms: Academic Festival Overture
  • Weber: Concertino for Horn - with soloist Ben Goldscheider, brass finalist in the BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016
  • Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan & Isolde
  • Beethoven: Symphony No 5

Buy tickets with WeGotTickets

Please note that under 18s can buy tickets on the door at £4 each (sorry these are not available online). Very young children sitting on laps will be admitted for free.

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July
Saturday
7
7:30pm  

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Teddington Theatre Club
THE MATCHGIRLS

  • Book & Lyrics by Bill Owen, Lyrics by Tony Russell
  • Directed by Marc Batten

A fight for justice; the original girl power musical

Spring 1888. Frustrated by their terrible working conditions, a group of angry female match factory workers discuss their treatment by the factory owners. Anger soon turns to strike action and with the help of liberal...

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July
7-13
   

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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).

more information about ATOMIC ROOSTER

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

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August
Sunday
5
6pm  

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Eel Pie Club
TWICKENHAM '60's DAY

Come and celebrate Twickenham in the 1960's outside The Barmy Arms Public House, just over the bridge from Eel Pie Island. The Eel Pie All-Stars will be playing from 2-4pm and there will be drinks and BBQ all afternoon. The Mods will be there with their fabulous Lambrettas and Scooters.

  • FREE

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August
Sunday
5
 

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
 

Eel Pie Club
DONA OXFORD - 'Queen of Boogie Woogie'

Visiting from New York, Dona Oxford is an extraordinary, soulful and passionate singer, songwriter and keyboardist who's Old School, Soul vocals and her love of Rock & Roll piano infuses to create a unique sound many have compared to "Gladys Knight meets the Rolling Stones". This will be her only and final UK gig for the remainder of 2018.

As a keyboardist, Dona has ...

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August
Thursday
9
8pm  


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  

Eel Pie Club
GENO WASHINGTON & THE YO YOS

Geno Washington is still the ultimate 60s soul man, enjoying cult status in soul, blues and RnB scenes, mainly due to his unsurpassable reputation as a live performer.

A contemporary of Georgie Fame, The Small Faces and Jimi Hendrix (all of whom were his support acts back in the day), Geno is as electrifying today as ever, a force of nature and a genuine joy to behold.

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August
Thursday
23
8:30pm  

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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

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
 

Eel Pie Club
THE PRETTY THINGS (FINAL ACOUSTIC SHOW EVER)

The Pretty Things have been at the heart of the UK Rhythm & Blues Scene for over 50 years. 2018 will be their final tour and The Eel Pie Club will be hosting their FINAL ACOUSTIC SHOW EVER, featuring original vocalist, Phil May and original guitarist, Dick Taylor.

These legendary 'bad boys of rock' created some of the most exciting and innovative records of the ...

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September
Thursday
6
8:30pm  

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Eel Pie Club
UNCHAINED - THE BEST OF JOE COCKER feat. PAUL COX

Celebrating 50th Anniversary of 'Little Help from My Friends'

An original project in tribute to Joe Cocker with a 5-piece band plus backing singers, led by the charismatic voice of Paul Cox. Paul Cox never fails to excite his audience thanks to his deep, warm and rocky voice - always sensual. His interpretation of Joe Cocker's repertoire is ...

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September
Thursday
20
8:30pm  

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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.

More Information

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

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

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
 

The Arts Society Richmond
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
 

The Arts Society Richmond
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