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Museum of Richmond
Celebrating 800 Years of St Mary Magdalene

FREE EXHIBITION

The Museum of Richmond's upcoming exhibition, 'Celebrating 800 Years of St. Mary Magdalene at the Heart of Richmond', will explore the history of the town's historic parish church.

This exhibition has been developed in partnership with the Richmond Team Ministry, and will be held in both the Museum and the Church itself...

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Jul-Jan
20-25
   

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Orleans House Gallery
Contemplations

Artists Viviana Gonzáles Méndez, Christiane Haag and Barbara Karsch-Chaïeb contemplate the connections in landscape and nature. Observing natural and urban landscape and the periphery in between builds the foundation of their work.

more information about Contemplations

Oct-Jan
10-19
   

Orleans House Gallery
A Unique Vision: Outsider and Self-Taught Art

Over the last 2 decades, Orleans House Gallery has worked closely with the Henry Boxer Gallery to showcase pioneering displays of outsider and visionary art. This autumn, the Richmond-based dealer and collector Henry Boxer returns with new and familiar self-taught artists and works to engage and enlighten -- each offering a unique vision, from the occult to the mediumistic.

Take this ...

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Nov-Feb
1-16
   

One Paved Court
Beyond Landscape : Deborah Burnstone & Alison Lumb

Featuring paintings, prints and video, this two-woman show explores the resonance of urban, edgeland and coastal places and reveals landscape to be as much a psychological and cultural space as a physical location.

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November
13-24
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Pornography

By Simon Stephens

2005, London in crisis. Stories of euphoria, fantasy and despair

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July 2005, Britain feels like it's at the centre of the world. Big events are happening and there's a buzz in the air. You can feel the anticipation and the eyes of the world upon us. But in less than an hour in central London, everything will change.

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November
17-23
   

Richmond Ramblers
NORTH GREENWICH to BLACKHEATH

Moderate 9 miles / 14.5 km

North Greenwich Pier, Thames Barrier, Maryon Park, Charlton Park, Hornfair Park, Woolwich Common, Shooters Hill Rd, Kidbrooke Grove, Blackheath.

Finish at Blackheath Station.

Mainly flat with a few short climbs.

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November
Wednesday
20
10:45am  

Museum of Richmond
FREE Tours of St Mary Magdalene

FREE Tours of St Mary Magdalene and the exhibition Celebrating 800 years of St. Mary Magdalene at the heart of Richmond

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November
Wednesday
20
2pm  

Strawberry Hill House
Perspectives on Collecting: Antony Gormley's Interventions in Historic Collections

Martin Caiger-Smith is the author of a recent major monograph on Antony Gormley, and curator of the artist's current exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. In his talk, On Common Ground: Antony Gormley and the Collective, he will reflect on the exhibition, and consider how the collective principle lies at the core of Gormley's work - its meaning, its making and its public display. more information about Perspectives on Collecting: Antony Gormley's Interventions in Historic Collections

November
Wednesday
20
7:30pm  

Arts Richmond
Richmond Literature Festival: She Merchants Buccaneers and gentlewomen: British Women in India

Best-selling author Katie Hickman will be speaking about her newly published book 'She Merchants Buccaneers and gentlewomen: British Women in India'

more information about Richmond Literature Festival: She Merchants Buccaneers and gentlewomen: British Women in India

November
Wednesday
20
7:30pm  

Orange Tree Theatre
BARB JUNGR

Orange Tree favourite Barb Jungr makes a welcome return this winter. Since her last visit, her reputation as "one of the world's great cabaret singers" (Time Out New York) may have gone to her head, as she will now only sing songs by writers whose names start with the letter B. But this means she can return to two colossi of popular song, whose writing has helped define her whole career. more information about BARB JUNGR

Nov-Jan
22-11
   

Turner's House
Take Over Day - Family activity

What do the people working in a heritage house do? Join our Museum Take Over day to learn more about jobs in museums. Help us in cleaning and packing objects, make an inventory of our collection and go on a treasure hunt to find bugs who might damage the collection!

more information about Take Over Day - Family activity

Kids OK
November
Saturday
23
10am-1pm  

Richmond Ramblers
LONDON BRIDGES LIT UP

Leisurely 3 miles / 4.8 km

Late afternoon/early-evening linear walk from Westminster Bridge to see the newly-lit (summer 2019) bridges via London Bridge, Cannon St, Southwark and Millennium Bridge.Opt-out points.

Warm refreshments at end of walk

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November
Saturday
23
4pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Let's Dance

Join us for a night of mesmerising moves and magical melodies in the beautiful Normansfield Theatre at the Langdon Down Centre. This sparkling evening of entertainment will showcase a variety of dance styles from throughout the ages, including ballet, burlesque, Charleston, commercial, contemporary and disco.

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for a boogie after the show!

more information about Let's Dance

November
Saturday
23
7pm  

Bearcat Comedy Club
SIMON BRODKIN. RAYMOND & MR TIMPKINS. ARIELLE SOUMA. ROSS SMITH.

  • No longer as Lee Nelson. Now with his own story . . . SIMON BRODKIN
  • Formidable French/English Talent . . . ARIELLE SOUMA
  • Everybody's favourite Crazies. A set soldered together like Johnny Cash's car Musical Mirth and Mayhem a Plenty THE RAYMOND & MR TIMPKINS REVUE
  • Joel Dommett described him as 'one of my favourite new acts'. And Nish Kumar called his comedy 'hilarious and original'. ROSS SMITH
  • And Introducing . . . ELIE KRAFT

more information about SIMON BRODKIN. RAYMOND & MR TIMPKINS. ARIELLE SOUMA. ROSS SMITH.

November
Saturday
23
8pm  

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Spartan Race UK

Bringing the adrenaline of Spartan race to Twickenham Stadium, Stadion is an action-packed 5km course which will challenge racers with 20 exciting obstacles. You'll take on everything from low crawls to rope climbs, from box jumps to spear throw on this unforgettable day out. Tickets on sale now from £60.

More information

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November
Saturday
23
   

Richmond Ramblers
CIRCULAR from WINDSOR

Moderate 8 miles / 12.9 km

Via River Thames and Dorney, returning along part of the Jubilee River.

Pub/picnic/café lunch at Dorney.

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November
Sunday
24
10:25am  

Normansfield Theatre
Carmen

Villa InCanto Opera Group from Verona, Italy, bring their alternative to staged operas and with this very popular Opera bringing Spanish heat and gypsy passion to Normansfield Theatre. Don Jose is a young soldier in the army in Seville. He intends to marry Micaela, a girl from his home village, but when he meets the sensual and high-spirited Carmen, his head is soon turned. This is a ...

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November
Sunday
24
7:30pm  

TwickFolk
Steve Tilston: Great British songwriter

It's been too long since Steve Tilston last played at TwickFolk, so here he is.

Born in Liverpool and raised in the Midlands, Steve made his recording debut in 1971 with the classic An Acoustic Confusion and has been turning out quality albums ever since. Life by Misadventure, And So It Goes, Solo Rubato and Such and Such all featuring first-class song-writing, quintessentially ...

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November
Sunday
24
7:45pm  

Hounslow and District History Society
BUGGING THE NAZIS IN WORLD WAR II: TRENT PARK'S SECRET HISTORY

Dr. Fry will explain that Trent Park in North London (the former home of the Sassoons) was used in WW2 by British Intelligence who secretly bugged the Prisoners of War, captured German Generals.

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November
Tuesday
26
7:45pm  

Richmond Ramblers
WIMBLEDON to RICHMOND

Moderate 8 miles / 12.9 km

Linear walk via Wimbledon Common and Cannizaro Park.

Café/picnic lunch at Windmill Tearooms.

Then via Richmond Park to Thames riverside. Tea stop: Pembroke Lodge.

more information about WIMBLEDON to RICHMOND

November
Wednesday
27
10:25am  

Museum of Richmond
FREE Tours of St Mary Magdalene

FREE Tours of St Mary Magdalene and the exhibition Celebrating 800 years of St. Mary Magdalene at the heart of Richmond

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November
Wednesday
27
2pm  

Strawberry Hill House
Perspectives on Collecting: Collecting the Home

In this lecture, V&A Director Dr Tristram Hunt will explore how the V&A's two keystones - the civic and the domestic - have shaped its ambitions and duties, and how they continue to guide the Museum's principles today.

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November
Wednesday
27
7:30pm  

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 Light ...

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November
Thursday
28
8pm  

Redlees Studios
Winter Open Studios

Visit our converted stables building and see the work of 30 artists practising in the following media: Jewellery, Textiles, Painting, Ceramics, Drawing, Glass, and Photography. All work is for sale, so buy a unique Christmas gift or treat yourself to an exclusive addition to your home.

  • 29 November - 6 to 9pm
  • 30 November - 11am to 6pm
  • 1 December - 11am to 6pm

more information about Winter Open Studios

Kids OK
Nov-Dec
29-1
   

Richmond Ramblers
HAMPTON COURT to RICHMOND

Leisurely 6 miles / 9.7 km

Linear walk along Thames Path and via Richmond Park

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November
Saturday
30
10:45am  

Orleans House Gallery
The Christmas Shopping Weekend

This year our hugely popular Christmas Shopping Weekend gets even better, with the introduction of our first-ever external market in our Stables Courtyard!

more information about The Christmas Shopping Weekend

Kids OK
Nov-Dec
30-1
12-5pm  

Poetry Performance
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
1
6pm  

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TwickFolk
Bob Cheevers (USA): From Texas to Nashville and back again; country musicwrit large

Contemporary folk singer/songwriter Bob Cheevers was born and raised in Memphis; relocating to California after graduating college, he landed a solo record deal before resurfacing as frontman of bubblegum group 'Peppermint Trolley Company'. Though scoring a minor hit with "Baby You Come Rollin' Across My Mind", the band was perhaps best known for performing the theme songs for the ...

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December
Sunday
1
7:45pm  

Turner's House
Wreathmaking and Christmas decorations inspired by nature - Adult workshop

Come and get inspired by nature to make your personalized wreath and Christmas decorations. Join us and enjoy a day of learning, making and chatting, where you can meet new people, get inspired by Turner's House's garden and learn more about Christmas in the Georgian era.

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December
Tuesday
3
10am-4pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
Optical Entertainments before the Movies

Speaker: Andrew Gill

Profile Andrew is a professional public speaker and consultant. He works with museums, universities, festivals, TV companies and special interest groups presenting authentic Victorian 'magic lantern' slide shows and giving talks on pre-cinema optical entertainments. He owns a commercial photograph library and has published many books on photographic social history.

more information about Optical Entertainments before the Movies

December
Tuesday
3
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
DICK TAYLOR and The Grimshaws

Guitarist, Dick Taylor (original Pretty Things and original Rolling Stones) has formed a new raw blues project with JC and Angelina Grimshaw. They are currently taking the Isle of Wight by storm and have recently played a knock-out gig in Belgium.

more information about DICK TAYLOR and The Grimshaws

December
Thursday
5
8pm  

Hampton Court Palace
Festive Fayre

Eat, drink and be merry as the Hampton Court Palace courtyards are transformed into a food-lover's Christmas wonderland at the Festive Fayre 2019.

more information about Festive Fayre

Kids OK
December
6-8
   

Old Isleworth Market
December market

The ready to eat food options include vegan & vegetarian street food, as well as meat curries, savoury pies, cupcakes, slices of cake, hot dogs, sausage rolls, focaccia, brioche and cinnamon twirls.

You can also buy fresh sourdough bread, pies and pork ready meals - all suitable for freezing for meals during the week.

It's not just food - we have a pre-loved ...

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Kids OK
December
Saturday
7
10am-2pm  

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Turner's House
Christmas Cards Printmaking - Family activity

Who will you send your Christmas card this year? Join us and get inspired by the house the painter J.M.W. Turner lived in, and experiment with different printmaking techniques to make your own cards to send to the people you love!

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Kids OK
December
Saturday
7
10am-12pm  

Twickenham Craft Fairs
December Fair

"Buy unique, Buy Handmade since 2014"

Handmade gifts by local people. Up to 19 stalls per event with items such as jewellery, cards, knitting, hand painted gifts, sewing, home décor, clothing, crochet, artwork & more...

Please see www.twickenhamcraftfairs.co.uk for more info

FREE ENTRY - Families welcome

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December
Saturday
7
1:30-5pm  

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Teddington Choral Society
Christmas Choral Music

Teddington Choral Society together with their Musical Director, Julian Collings, is excited to present a glorious evening of Christmas Choral Music.

This year's Concert will feature different compositions:

Kids OK
December
Saturday
7
7:30pm  

Teddington Theatre Club
King Arthur in Space - the Panto

By Loz Keal

An old fashioned, futuristic pantomime for children of all ages

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Coming this Christmas... In a galaxy that isn't very far away...

Join us for TTC's annual pantomime - cheer the clean-cut Arthur and space vixen Gwen, boo the evil and greedy Mrs Morgan and her comedy henchmen as we re-imagine the Arthurian legend with added ...

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December
7-14
   

TwickFolk
Singaround: Informal, unplugged song circle

Another of our popular singaround evenings. Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs. Some per...

More information

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December
Sunday
8
7:45pm  

Richmond Concert Society
Luka Okros (piano)

  • Haydn: Piano Sonata in E minor, Hob. XVI:34
  • Chopin: Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 35
  • Rachmaninov: Moments Musicaux, Op. 16
  • Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

Luka Okros has established himself as one of the most promising pianists of his generation. Okros's performances have been praised by critics as "intense, strong and natural, with an ...

more information about Luka Okros (piano)

December
Tuesday
10
7:45pm  

Museum of Richmond
The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj: A talk by Anita Anand

Anita Anand tells the remarkable story of one Indian's twenty-year quest for revenge, which took him around the world in search of those he held responsible for the Amritsar massacre of 1919, which cost the lives of hundreds.

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December
Wednesday
11
7pm  

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Varsity Match 2019

Since 1872, The Varsity Match has formed one of the world's oldest sporting rivalries between Oxford and Cambridge universities. The Varsity Match is played at Twickenham Stadium, the Home of England Rugby.

more information about Varsity Match 2019

December
Thursday
12
11:30am  

Normansfield Theatre
Normansfield Christmas Carol Concert

Join us as we celebrate Christmas with our traditional mix of carols from the marvellous Marble Hill Singers followed a lively performance from the Chirpy Cheeps. All proceeds from this concert go to the Down's Syndrome Association.

We'll have a raffle on the night.

More information

  • Featuring the Marble Hill Singers and the Chirpy Cheeps
  • Tickets £10 from 0333 1212 300 or online
  • Details

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December
Friday
13
7:30pm  

Museum of Richmond
Creative Mindfulness: Drawing workshop for adults - Princess Mary's gift boxes

Be inspired by the Museum's collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough's history.

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December
Saturday
14
10:30am  

Orange Tree Theatre
CANDIDA

Eugene believes in love, free-thinking and liberation: James in social justice for all and conventional married life for himself. Candida believes in her own strength and her right to run her life as she wants.

A young man with the soul of a poet clashes with a popular Socialist preacher and threatens his domestic happiness. Only Candida can decide who is the stronger - and who's to be the winner.

More information

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December
14-29
   

TwickFolk
Georgia Lewis Trio: 21st Century trad.

Georgia Lewis is a folk singer and avid accordionist from the depths of Wiltshire.

Exploring folk tales old and new, she's a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee and winner of the Future of Young Folk Award. Classically trained, Georgia studied for her degree in Professional Musicianship at the Brighton Institute of Modern Music and, inspired by singer Sheila Chandra, travelled to India ...

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December
Sunday
15
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
CHRISTMAS PARTY!! THE EEL PIE ALL-STARS

The Eel Pie Club Christmas Party is now famous! Great music, great fun, free mince pies and mulled wine (if you get there early enough), and 'the best party in town'. The Eel Pie All-Stars are Don Craine and Keith Grant (Downliners Sect), Robin Bibi (ex Pretty Things), Alan Glen (formerly with The Yardbirds), Chris Hunt (Lonnie Donegan Band, The Bruvvers), Dave Lennox (formerly with Blodwyn Pig) PLUS a host of guest musicians.

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December
Wednesday
18
8pm  

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

Another of our popular singaround evenings. Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs. Some per...

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

December
Sunday
22
7:45pm  

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Big Game 12

Expect fireworks and plenty of razzle dazzle rugby at London's biggest rugby party this winter as Harlequins face Leicester Tigers on Saturday 28 December (KO 4.30pm). Bring family and friends to enjoy a great fun Christmas festival.

More information

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December
Saturday
28
   

Twickenham Choral Society
Christmas concert - Poulenc and Honegger

Still within the twelve days of Christmas, Twickenham Choral performs Honegger's intriguing Christmas Cantata, based on popular and liturgical themes and notable for its medley of traditional carols in French, German and Latin.

On either side are heard Poulenc's two best-loved choral works, the Gloria and the Stabat Mater, both reflecting his deep and joyful faith, solemn and exuberant in turn.

more information about Christmas concert - Poulenc and Honegger

January
Saturday
4
7:30pm  

Poetry Performance
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
5
6pm  

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TwickFolk
New Year Singaround: Informal, unplugged song circle

Another of our popular singaround evenings. Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs. Some per...

More information

more information about New Year Singaround: Informal, unplugged song circle

January
Sunday
5
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
BAD DAY BLUES BAND

Receiving Radio airplay throughout 2018 and 2019 on BBC Radio 2, BBC Bluenotes, A-Radio Rock (Brazil) and many other international radio stations with their latest single, Hurricane, the UK's hottest new rock 'n' blues band are taking the world by storm!

Featuring a unique mix of classic blues harp, entwined bass and lead vocals, dirty guitar and driving rhythm, Bad Day ...

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January
Thursday
9
8pm  

TwickFolk
Showcase: Craig Joiner Floor Spots

Craig Joiner has been a professional musician for over 25 years, writing songs recorded by the likes of Heart, Bonnie Tyler, Eddie Money and Steps. Surprisingly, 2019 marks the first ever Craig Joiner solo album. Craig's musical journey began in 1987 as a member of Romeo's Daughter. Their self-titled debut on Jive Records was produced by the legendary Robert 'Mutt' Lange (Def ...

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January
Sunday
19
7:45pm  

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
An evening with Tom Kerridge

After the success of last Spring's inaugural event, we are delighted to welcome back Tom Kerridge and his team to Twickenham for another special event. A chance to enjoy a wonderful three course dinner with Q&A from Tom throughout where he will be sharing stories and ideas from his new book which will also be part of his new BBC series which starts in January. Former England and ...

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January
Tuesday
21
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Amadeus

By Peter Shaffer

Music, power, jealousy and the genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart, with ...

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January
25-31
   

Richmond Concert Society
The Tallis Scholars (choir)

  • Taverner: Leroy Kyrie
  • Tallis: Suscipe quaeso
  • Sheppard: Our father, Beata nobis guadia
  • Taverner: Ave dei patris
  • Byrd: Laudibus in sanctis
  • Gibbons: O clap your hands, Lift up your heads, O Lord in your wrath
  • Purcell: O God, thou art my God, O Lord God of hosts, I was glad

The Tallis Scholars is a British professional ...

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January
Tuesday
28
7:45pm  

Poetry Performance
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

February
Sunday
2
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
The Magic of Prague: Czech Art and Culture

Speaker: Gavin Plumley

Profile Gavin is a writer and broadcaster who has appeared on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4 and has contributed to newspapers, magazines and opera and concert programmes worldwide. He lectures widely about the culture of Central Europe during the 19th and 20th centuries. Recently he has given talks to the Royal Opera House, the National Gallery, the ...

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February
Tuesday
4
8pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
The English Domestic Revival: Country House Architecture of the 19th Century

Speaker: Christopher Rogers

Profile Chris read Geography at Oxford and taught Geography. Formerly he was Head of Geography at Downe House School Newbury. He became interested in country house architecture whilst at Oxford and he has lectured on the subject ever since. He has regularly led 5-day summer courses for Marlborough College Summer School. Chris also lectures for the National Trust.

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February
Tuesday
4
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
BLUESCLUB (dedicated to Alan Rogan)

BluesClub is an All-Star band who have a combined love for the Blues of America from the 1930s to the '70s. Their set list includes songs from artists as varied as Leadbelly, Son House and Charley Patton, to Slim Harpo, Sonny Boy Williamson, John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal and Canned Heat

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The star line-up is Guy Fletcher (Dire Straits

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February
Thursday
13
8pm  

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Guinness Six Nations 2020 - England v Ireland

England will be looking to repeat their stunning victory in Dublin where Eddie Jones' tactical kicking game plan worked to perfection. With Owen Farrell on top form and Henry Slade scoring twice, England secured an impressive 32-20 victory.

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February
Sunday
23
 

Richmond Concert Society
English Chamber Orchestra

  • Peter Warlock: Capriol Suite
  • Mozart: Violin Concerto in D, K218
  • Robin Holloway: Ode for four winds and strings
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 44 in E minor,

Leader: Stephanie Gonley

The English Chamber Orchestra is the most recorded chamber orchestra in the world, its discography containing 860 recordings of over 1,500 works by more ...

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February
Tuesday
25
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
LEAF HOUND

A rare Club appearance for this cult UK rock band!

Led by original vocalist, Peter French (also of original and recent Atomic Rooster fame), Leaf Hound was a product of the SW London rock scene of the late 60s which spawned the likes of Free and other blues-rock acts, and their 1971 Growers of Mushroom album has achieved massive cult status and now exchanges hands for over £6,000...

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February
Thursday
27
8pm  

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Guinness Six Nations 2020 - England v Wales

Welcoming Wales to Twickenham always delivers an exciting game of rugby with the vocal travelling supporters ensuring an electric atmosphere. England will of course be looking to avenge their defeat in the competition from 2019 when Eddie Jones' tactical kicking game plan, that had worked so effectively against Ireland, came unstuck.

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March
Saturday
7
 

March
Wednesday
11
 

Eel Pie Club
CYRIL DAVIES TRIBUTE

Some of the finest musicians in the UK will pay tribute to the music of Cyril Davies and Alexis Korner and the release in 1963 of 'Country Line Special/Chicago Calling'. This annual All-Star event is one of the most popular in the Eel Pie Club calendar. The Alan Glen/John O'Leary All-Stars are: Alan Glen (Yardbirds, Nine Below Zero), Tim Hain (Jamside Up/The Incredible Blues Puppies...

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March
Thursday
12
8pm  

Richmond Concert Society
Tre Voci (Ruby Hughes - soprano, Natalie Clein - cello, Julius Drake - piano)

  • Kodály: Sonatina
  • Bach: Öffne dich, mein ganzes Herze
  • Bach/Britten: Spiritual Songs
  • Tavener: Thrinos for solo cello, Akhmatova Songs
  • Brahms: Two Songs, Op. 91
  • Janáček: Pohádka
  • Schubert: Songs for voice, cello and piano

Ruby Hughes began her musical studies as a cellist graduating from the ...

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March
Tuesday
24
7:45pm  

Eel Pie Club
DAVE KELLY BAND

Dave Kelly is known as Britain's finest blues slide guitarist, as well as being an excellent vocalist. He is joint lead singer in The Blues Band of which he was a founder member with Paul Jones.

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March
Thursday
26
8pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Der Fliegende Hollander

(The Flying Dutchman) by Richard Wagner

Featuring Rose Opera Orchestra and Chorus

A ghost captain (the 'Flying Dutchman') is cursed to roam the seas forever, coming ashore only once every seven years. Only if he finds a wife who loves him truly whilst he is ashore can he be freed from this eternal fate. Senta, the daughter of another sea captain, wants to be that wife...

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March
27-29
   

The Arts Society Richmond
So The Do Cook After All! - Ravilios, Bawden and the Great Bardfield Artists

Speaker: Jo Walton

While Bawden and Ravilious saw active service as War Artists (Ravilious dying in 1942), other artists captured the soon-to-change world of rural England through the Recording Britain project. By the mid-1950s a diverse, innovative but highly creative group had made Bardfield their home - much to the bemusement of the local villagers, who found the ...

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April
Tuesday
7
8pm  

Richmond Concert Society
Quartetto Adorno (string quartet)

  • Beethoven: String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132
  • Puccini: Crisantemi
  • Zemlinsky: String Quartet No. 3

In 2017 Quartetto Adorno won the Third Prize (First Prize not awarded), the Special Prize for the best performance of a contemporary piece and the Public's Prize at the International String Quartet Competition "XI Premio Paolo Borciani". During the thirty-...

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April
Tuesday
14
7:45pm  

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
The Clash

One of the biggest derby games is back when Bath Rugby take on Wasps in The Clash at Twickenham Stadium. Watch outstanding rugby with great entertainment on the greatest stage.

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April
Saturday
18
   

Richmond Concert Society
Sacha Rattle (clarinet)

  • Hindemith: Clarinet Sonata
  • Debussy: Pemière Rhapsodie
  • Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70
  • Berg: Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5
  • Brahms: Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1

Zeynep and Sacha first met in 2005 in Oberlin Conservatory, studying the Mozart Kegelstatt Trio with ...

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May
Tuesday
19
7:45pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
Bath

The Holbourne Museum and the American Museum.

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May
Thursday
21
 

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
HSBC London Sevens

Twickenham Stadium is hosting the penultimate leg of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series and it's set to be a weekend full of excitement as the series nears its conclusion. One of the final tournaments stops Tokyo 2020, join us for a weekend of great rugby, food, entertainment and music in a carnival atmosphere at The Home of England Rugby. The event takes place over 2 days on the Spring Bank Holiday in May.

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May
23-24
   

Richmond Concert Society
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano)

  • Rameau: Gavotte and Variations
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E flat, Op. 7
  • Liszt: Ballade No. 2, Valses oubliées Nos. 1 and 2
  • Berceuse Valse de l'opéra de Charles Gounod

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is internationally recognised for his electrifying performances, distinctive sound and insightful interpretations. His virtuosic ...

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June
Tuesday
9
7:45pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
The World of the Bayeux Tapestry

Speaker: Rupert Willoughby

Profile Rupert is a prize-winning historian who specialises in the domestic and social life of the past. He read History at the University of London and is the author of the best-selling Life in Medieval England , of guides to castles owned by English Heritage and Hampshire County Council, and of a series of popular histories of places, ...

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July
Tuesday
7
8pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
The Magic of Pantomime

Speaker: Ian Gledhill

Profile Ian has had a very varied career, from designing underground railways as an engineer for London Transport to appearing in pantomime with Julian Clary. In between he has worked in travel and tourism, music publishing, television, and especially the theatre where he has been an actor, director, set designer, stage manager and opera translator...

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December
Tuesday
1
8pm