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Riverside Gallery at the Old Town Hall
Nick Bridson Baker: Fun and Fantasy

An exhibition of over 80 monotype prints, drawings, and oil paintings at the Riverside Gallery.

Nick Bridson Baker was the first artist to exhibit at the Riverside Gallery when it opened 21 years ago in 1997. Now he returns with a one-man show of over 80 monotype one-off prints, paintings and drawings, most of them done since 1997. Almost all are for sale.

Nick was ...

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Kids OK
Aug-Oct
4-27
   

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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

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

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September
Sunday
2
6pm  

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

Tickets £3 on the door or £3 ( 30p booking fee) if booked online

Sue Graves, 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 ...

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September
Sunday
2
7:45pm  

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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Orange Tree Theatre
In the Night Time (Before the Sun Rises)

Try a story. Yes, a story. We listened to stories when we were young and pink and bawling and now we don't cry in the night.

Two new parents are up in the middle of the night and their baby daughter won't stop crying. They try to soothe her with stories, but the stories tell of a dark and hopeless world outside.

Their fears and anxieties come to life and seep ...

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Sep-Oct
7-20
   

Eel Pie Club
SPLIT WHISKERS

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 Wolf, Little Walter Jacobs...

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September
Thursday
13
8:30pm  

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Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames (ETRuT)
Secret Art Sale 2018

An art exhibition and sale with an unexpected twist!

Your chance to pick up a masterpiece for just £40!

The heritage and nature conservation charity Environment Trust is holding its 2018 Secret Art Sale on 15th and 16th September at The Exchange, Twickenham. The exhibition and sale features more than 400 A5-size (148 × 210mm) ...

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September
15-16
11am-5pm  

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Normansfield Theatre
Carmen, Carmen, Carmen

This is an evening not to be missed, with a cast of rising stars who have trained at the National Opera Studio and the Royal Opera House. Josephine Thorpe, Susana Gaspar, Bechara Mouffarej are performing on the most prestigious international stages including Opera de Paris, Qatar, Dubai, Sadlers Wales, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Welsh National Opera, Teatro Nacional de Sao Carlos, BBC ...

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September
Saturday
15
7:30pm  

Teddington Theatre Club
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

By David Goodale & Robert Goodale, original author PG Wodehouse

Directed by Matt Beresford

What Ho! You are cordially invited to an evening with B.W. Wooster, Esq. He will entertain you with the spiffing tale of how he reconciled the affections of Madeline Bassett and Gussie Fink-Nottle, whilst avoiding amateur dictator Sir Roderick Spode and ...

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September
15-21
   

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Normansfield Theatre
Last Works

Jon Booth presents late and last works of virtuoso pianists: compositions which explore the depths and range of human experience, with a life-affirming conclusion.

Programme:

  • Prelude and Fugue in F sharp minor, J S Bach
  • Sonata in Ab major, Op 110, Beethoven
  • Prelude in D major, Op 23 No 4, Rachmaninov
  • Prelude in B minor, Op 32 No 10, ...

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September
Sunday
16
3pm  

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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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Normansfield Theatre
L'Elisir D'Amore

Villa InCanto returns to Teddington with their alternative to traditional staged operas bringing their version of L'Elisir D'Amore, by G Donizetti.

The light-hearted comedy is an all-time favourite with audiences and the intimate show will be performed by a cast of singers who have sung across Europe.

The group aim to maintain the integrity and grandeur of original plots...

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September
Saturday
22
7:30pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Last Works

Normansfield Theatre and the Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability will be open this year on Sunday 23 September as part of this London-wide annual event.

Join us on a tour or a talk, or look around at your leisure. A coffee shop will be open with a children's craft table, as well as a children's activity trail.

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September
Sunday
23
12-5pm  

The Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Appreciation Talks

Opera singer Helen Astrid (ENO) reveals the beauty and fascination of this celebrated art form.

  • 25 Sept, 30 Oct and 27 Nov from 7.30 to 9.00pm.
  • Tickets £15 or £38 for all 3 includes wine reception
  • Enquiries helenastrid@gmail.com

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September
Tuesday
25
7:30-9pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Teddington Art Fair

Vibrant contemporary art in the beautiful historic setting of Normansfield Hospital

A coffee shop will be open all day and guests will have the opportunity to see the museum.

Paintings, prints, jewellery, ceramics, textile Art, objets trouves, sculpture, photography

More Information

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September
29-30
10am-5pm  

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Museum of Richmond
Why The Big Issue began in sleepy Richmond

An evening with John Bird, the founder of The Big Issue

The Big Issue magazine was launched in 1991 in response to the growing number of rough sleepers on the streets of London. It offered people the opportunity to earn a legitimate income through selling a magazine to the public. Over twenty-five years on, their vendors come from a variety of backgrounds and ...

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October
Monday
1
7:30pm  

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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.

...

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October
Tuesday
2
 

Eel Pie Club
TRIBUTE TO MEMPHIS SLIM

This unique-in-the-world tribute to one of the blues giants has been given the thumbs up by Peter Chatman, the son of Memphis Slim, and has been performed at The Royal Albert Hall, The Boisdale, Canary Wharf, and was a huge success when performed at The Eel Pie Club in 2017.

The band features top blues musicians, including Eric Ranzoni who has been playing keyboards with Mud Morganfield...

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October
Thursday
4
8:30pm  


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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October
Sunday
7
6pm  

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Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre
Curry Night

Come along for a delicious Indian buffet with your friends, family or work colleagues at the Sheesh Mahal restaurant in Twickenham.

More Information

  • Arrive from 7.45pm onwards, and meal will be served at 8pm.
  • The cost is £20 per head for a Full Indian buffet. All proceeds will go towards Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre.
  • more information about Curry Night

October
Wednesday
17
7:45pm  

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Eel Pie Club
Downliners Sect with support by Powerjam Youth Group

Very much part of the London Rhythm and Blues scene in the 1960s, and cited as an inspiration to David Bowie, Van Morrison and Thee Headcoats, The Downliners started out in Twickenham on Eel Pie Island and subsequently took over The Rolling Stones' residency at Ken Colyers Club in London's West End. The Downliners Sect still attract crowds of thousands in Japan, Spain and Sweden where ...

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October
Thursday
18
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

October
Saturday
20
7-10pm  

Orange Tree Theatre
Roger McGough

Hilarious and surreal, Roger McGough is a poet of many voices. Menace and melancholy there may be, but with plenty of his characteristic wit and wordplay too. We are delighted to welcome this most beloved of British poets to the Orange Tree, to read a selection of vintage, classic and surprising poems. The performance will be followed by a book signing.

Roger McGough's ...

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Oct-Dec
26-1
   

The Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Appreciation Talks

Opera singer Helen Astrid (ENO) reveals the beauty and fascination of this celebrated art form.

  • 25 Sept, 30 Oct and 27 Nov from 7.30 to 9.00pm.
  • Tickets £15 or £38 for all 3 includes wine reception
  • Enquiries helenastrid@gmail.com

more information about Opera Appreciation Talks

October
Tuesday
30
7:30-9pm  


An Evening of Opera Classics

The Teddington Society have arranged this charity concert performance with proceeds going to the Princess Alice Hospice.

With favourites from La Traviata, L'Elisir d'amore, Nabucco and others.

Singers and orchestra conducted by Sonia Ben-Santamaria, Jette Parker Link Artist at the Royal Opera House.

  • Tickets: £25 and £21 (concessions) from Sally Grant on 07889 437 176 or Diane Gillespie on 07801 105 248

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November
Thursday
1
7:30pm  

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Eel Pie Club
THE GOOD OLD BOYS

An evening with The Good Old Boys is an exhilarating experience and one not to be missed! Originally formed as a vehicle to play live Rock and R&B whenever the members were free from touring with their own bands, The Good Old Boys are Nick Simper, Peter Parks, Alan Barratt, Simon Bishop and Richard Hudson and they have played with or alongside Deep Purple, Johnny Kidd and The Pirates, BB ...

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November
Thursday
1
8:30pm  


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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Orange Tree Theatre
Dealing With Clair

Clair works in real estate.

Mike and Liz are selling.

James wants to buy.

He'll only deal with Clair.

Selling houses. It's not forever. Who knows what I'll do? Maybe make a killing and just... disappear. That's right. Vanish.

First seen thirty years ago at the Orange Tree Theatre, where several of Crimp's early plays ...

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Nov-Feb
4-10
   

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 ...

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November
Tuesday
6
 

Eel Pie Club
THE ROLLIN' STONED

'The Best Rock 'n' Roll Tribute Band in The World', this magnificent band returns to The Eel Pie Club for two hours of nostalgia playing the best of 1964-1969 - Jumping Jack Flash, Brown Sugar, Paint It Black, Not Fade Away, Get Off My Cloud, It's All Over Now, Under My Thumb, Mother's Little Helper, Ruby Tuesday, You Can't Always Get What You Want, Two Thousand ...

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November
Thursday
15
8:30pm  


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

November
Saturday
17
7-10pm  

The Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Appreciation Talks

Opera singer Helen Astrid (ENO) reveals the beauty and fascination of this celebrated art form.

  • 25 Sept, 30 Oct and 27 Nov from 7.30 to 9.00pm.
  • Tickets £15 or £38 for all 3 includes wine reception
  • Enquiries helenastrid@gmail.com

more information about Opera Appreciation Talks

November
Tuesday
27
7:30-9pm  


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 ...

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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

This lecture celebrates the long history and vast scope of picture postcards -€“ bearers of news and repositories of memories.

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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

The story of Henry VIII's two most important queens, Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn, and the social, religious and political consequences of their struggles for ascendancy.

August
Tuesday
6
7:30pm