Events :: event

Feb-Sep
13-18
   

Museum of Richmond
The King's Observatory

13 February - 18 September 2021

Discover the fascinating story of the King's Observatory, a hub for scientific research in Richmond for over 200 years. Explore the legacy of this amazing building and learn about the impact it had on the science we use today, from astronomy to timekeeping to predicting the weather!

Available online from 13 February 2021!


Kids OK
May
Saturday
15
10am-2pm  

Old Isleworth Market
May market

Join us for fresh local produce, arts, crafts, homeware and beauty products. Enjoy live music. Grab a bite for breakfast, choose a sweet treat, pick up lunch, find a gift for a loved one or treat yourself!

Shop local, support small businesses.

Saturdays 10 am to 2 pm.

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May
Tuesday
25
10am-1pm  

Turner's House
Summer Break Family Workshops - Adult Printmaking Workshop

Join Local artist Sasa Marinkov exploring Monoprint techniques to recreate the spirit of some of Turner's landscapes and interiors. We will use his works as inspiration and our own sketches and photographs of Thames river scenery anywhere from Hammersmith to Twickenham. Turner's Thames studies inspired some of his great Liber Studiorum prints...

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May
Tuesday
25
 

The Arts Society Richmond
The Wallace Collection: Making Money with Art

This talk focuses on a small but varied selection of paintings in the Wallace Collection in London and will increase our familiarity with the Collection as well as offering a "toolkit for looking", which you can apply to other paintings. We will learn how to appreciate the subtleties of paintings, which are only apparent when we allow ourselves the time to look closely.

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June
Tuesday
1
8pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
Cloisters - Remarkable Cathedral Survivors

Speaker: Janet Gough*

Profile For eight years the Church of England's Director of Church Buildings and Secretary of the Church Buildings Council and Cathedrals Fabric Commission, Janet has written two illustrated paperbacks to encourage greater enjoyment of these amazing buildings and has produced and presented a TV series on cathedrals. A Cambridge graduate in History and ...

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Kids OK
June
Saturday
19
10am-2pm  

Old Isleworth Market
June market

Join us for fresh local produce, arts, crafts, homeware and beauty products. Enjoy live music. Grab a bite for breakfast, choose a sweet treat, pick up lunch, find a gift for a loved one or treat yourself!

Shop local, support small businesses.

Saturdays 10 am to 2 pm.

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more information about June market


June
Sunday
27
 

The Arts Society Richmond
Famous Women at the National Gallery

Accredited Arts Society lecturer, Siân Walters, will talk about female artists and explain why so few have come to prominence. Looking at the wide variety of works of art produced during the Renaissance we can arrive at one clear conclusion: nearly all of them were commissioned and created by men. As long as power was in their control, so was the world of artistic patronage and production...

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July
Tuesday
6
8pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
The English Face Unmask'd - 500 Years of Portraiture, Materials andTechniques

Speaker: Sarah Cove*

Profile Sarah Cove is an accredited paintings conservator-restorer, technical art historian and lecturer with more than 35 years' experience working on paintings for the heritage and private sectors. She is based in London and Falmouth and is a specialist in British portraits, 19th- 20th century British landscapes and oil sketches on paper and board. In...

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Kids OK
July
Saturday
17
10am-2pm  

Old Isleworth Market
July market

Join us for fresh local produce, arts, crafts, homeware and beauty products. Enjoy live music. Grab a bite for breakfast, choose a sweet treat, pick up lunch, find a gift for a loved one or treat yourself!

Shop local, support small businesses.

Saturdays 10 am to 2 pm.

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more information about July market


Kids OK
July
Tuesday
27
2-4pm  

Turner's House
Summer Break Family Workshops - Sketching in Nature

Join Learning Officer Rita Piglionica exploring the surroundings of Turner's House and sketching in the landscape just as JMW Turner did! We will also learn more about the history of the local area and how Turner lived in Twickenham.

  • Tuesday 27th July, 2-4 pm
  • Tickets (1 adults 2 children) £10 [extra adult £5]
  • BOOK ONLINE

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August
Thursday
5
10am-1pm  

Turner's House
Turner and Watercolour: a Summer Painting Course with Tim Wright

Join us and learn JMW Turner's watercolour technique with artist Tim Wright. We will look at Turner's watercolour technique, his responses to landscape and also, more specifically, his Petworth House interiors.

The course will cover the following elements:


Kids OK
August
Tuesday
10
2-4pm  

Turner's House
Summer Break Family Workshops - Turner in Textiles: a different way to 'paint'

JMW Turner is famous for his landscapes. He painted with oil, watercolour and made some prints too. However, did you know that we can paint with a lot of other materials? Come and join us 'painting' our landscapes using felt! We will look together at some of Turner's landscape paintings and trying to reproduce our own inspired by the River Thames landscape.


August
Thursday
12
10am-1pm  

Turner's House
Turner and Watercolour: a Summer Painting Course with Tim Wright

Join us and learn JMW Turner's watercolour technique with artist Tim Wright. We will look at Turner's watercolour technique, his responses to landscape and also, more specifically, his Petworth House interiors.

The course will cover the following elements:


August
Thursday
19
10am-1pm  

Turner's House
Turner and Watercolour: a Summer Painting Course with Tim Wright

Join us and learn JMW Turner's watercolour technique with artist Tim Wright. We will look at Turner's watercolour technique, his responses to landscape and also, more specifically, his Petworth House interiors.

The course will cover the following elements:


August
Thursday
26
10am-1pm  

Turner's House
Turner and Watercolour: a Summer Painting Course with Tim Wright

Join us and learn JMW Turner's watercolour technique with artist Tim Wright. We will look at Turner's watercolour technique, his responses to landscape and also, more specifically, his Petworth House interiors.

The course will cover the following elements: