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The David Adams Leukaemia Appeal
Bill's Quiz Night

We are hosting a fun, tricky, interesting, brain-stretching quiz night with some brain teasers to get the grey matter tingling £25 per ticket, to include a fish and chips supper and a glass of bubbles.

Teams of eight people.

Make up a team or join one on the night

November
Friday
15
7pm  

Museum of Richmond
Creative Mindfulness: Drawing workshop for adults - Victorian Richmond

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.

November
Saturday
16
10:30am  

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Strawberry Hill House
Christmas Festival

Now in its fifth year, visitors can enjoy a day of festive shopping and seasonal décor in the stunning setting of Strawberry Hill House and their connecting neighbour St Mary's University, home of the grand chandelier-lit, Waldegrave Drawing Room.

From bespoke and original hand-made gifts, local crafts & produce - from over 40 exhibitors curated by The DecorCafe ...

more information about Christmas Festival

November
Sunday
17
10am-4pm  

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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  

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

Kids OK
November
Saturday
23
10am-1pm  

Strawberry Hill House
Perspectives on Collecting: Collecting the Home

The Victoria & Albert Museum's founding commitment to design education and industry forged an enduring connection to house and home that continues to the present day. The Museum's foundations were built on domesticity, which has played a leading role in the Museum's egalitarian vision of 'art for all'. In this lecture, V&A Director Dr Tristram Hunt will explore how ...

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November
Wednesday
27
7:30pm  

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!

We have hand-picked some of the best London-based and local designers and makers to produce the perfect mix of gifts - from the vibrant designer homeware of Snowdon Flood, the stunning silk...

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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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.

More information

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  

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 ...

more information about December market

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!

More information

more information about Christmas Cards Printmaking - Family activity

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

more information about December Fair

December
Saturday
7
1:30-5pm  

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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.

More information

December
Wednesday
11
7pm  

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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.

December
Saturday
14
10:30am  

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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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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 ...

more information about The Magic of Prague: Czech Art and Culture

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.

more information about The English Domestic Revival: Country House Architecture of the 19th Century

February
Tuesday
4
8pm  

March
Wednesday
11
 

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  

The Arts Society Richmond
Bath

The Holbourne Museum and the American Museum.

more information about Bath

May
Thursday
21
 

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...

more information about The Magic of Pantomime

December
Tuesday
1
8pm