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Richmond Council
Public information event for EU nationals

Another free public information evening for EU citizens living in the borough will be held at Whitton Methodist Church on 12th December 2018.

Attendees will be able to get updates on the latest Brexit developments and find out what steps they need to take to protect their future in the UK.

This is the third event delivered by Citizens Advice Richmond as part of a ...

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December
Wednesday
12
6-8pm  

The Exchange
Manford Comedy Club Christmas Special

Manford's Comedy Club will be heading back into town on 14th December for a Christmas special at the Exchange in Twickenham.

Join us for a hilarious evening of live comedy featuring four well-known comedians personally chosen by Jason Manford.

Line up: Christian Reilly, Fin Taylor, Janet Garner and Luke Toulson.

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December
Friday
14
8pm  

Marble Hill House
Christmas crafts fair

Join the team at Marble Hill to make a Christingle or a little Christmas wreath. Open to adults and children alike. While you're there come into the house and take in the free 12 Days Of Christmas exhibition by local artist Michael Coldman, who transforms everyday objects into magical representations of the Marble Hill Story!

More information

  • 10am to 2pm, but pop along for 10 minutes or take your time if you prefer.
  • COST: FREE
  • BOOKING: No booking required - just turn up and try!

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Kids OK
December
Saturday
15
10am-  

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Richmond Council
Mayor's Beauty and the Beast Sing-a-long

The Mayor of Richmond upon Thames would like to invite families to Be Our Guest at a Sing-a-Long Beauty and The Beast screening this Christmas! Join him at the Twickenham Exchange on Saturday 15th December for a screening of Disney's brand-new adaptation of the iconic fairy tale, with on-screen lyrics so everyone can join in! This family Christmas special is a chance ...

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Kids OK
December
Saturday
15
11am  

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The Exchange
The Girl in The Water

The Girl in the Water presented by students of Elizabeth Samuels Drama School. www.elizabethsamuelsdrama.com

Ben and his friends are the misfits at school. Every day after school they go into the nearby woods and hang out by the river, free to be themselves, safe from other students who pick on them and away from real life problems. Ben...

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December
Saturday
15
7:30pm  

The Exchange
Twickenham Cinema Club Presents 'It's a Wonderful Life'

George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all -- and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence -- who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it hadn't been for all his good deeds over the years.

Don'...

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December
Wednesday
19
7:30pm  

The Exchange
Captcha Theatre Presents Goldilocks and the Three Polar Bears

The classic tale of "Goldilocks and the 3 Bears" is transported from deep in the forest to an icy wonderland.

Goldilocks is given a beautiful Christmas gift, but when she loses it outside her home her adventures begin. Join the journey of friendship and snowflakes animated live with fantastic puppets that's fun for all the family!

Tickets: £8/£6 (concs)

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December
Saturday
22
11:30am  


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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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