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Richmond Ramblers
JANE AUSTEN - the EARLY DAYS

Moderate 8 miles / 12.9 km

Circular from Overton, passing the source of River Test, to Ashe and Deane,visiting the churches.

Then on to North Wootton for a pub/picnic lunch.

Return via Steventon, Jane Austen's birthplace.

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May
Saturday
26
11:50am  

Richmond Ramblers
RICHMOND to HAMMERSMITH

Leisurely 7.5 miles / 12.1 km

Linear walk via Richmond Park (possibly azaleas in the Isabella Plantation), Barnes and Riverside.

Cafe/picnic lunch at Roehampton Gate.

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May
Sunday
27
10:30am  

The Exchange
Christie Watson: The Language of Kindness

Christie Watson is now a Senior Lecturer at St Marys University in Twickenham but she was formerly a Nurse. Her new book 'The Language of Kindness ' A Nurse's Story' is already making waves as telling the real story of what it is to be working as a nurse in Britain's hospitals. The book has been featured in the Sunday Times and has received rave reviews in the ...

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May
Tuesday
29
7pm  

The Exchange
Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show

You think Science is boring? Think again; this is science like you have never seen it before.

Explore the strange and magical properties of matter with fireballs, fire tornadoes and explosive chemical reactions. Mark Thompson has been enthralling audiences for over 20 years with his fascinating journeys around the Universe. Now he turning his attention to things a little closer to home.

SUITABLE FOR A FAMILY AUDIENCE from 4 years upwards

  • Tickets: Adult - £10/Children - £6

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May
Thursday
31
2pm  


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

June
Sunday
3
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
At Rest in Kew - Johann Zoffany

Speaker: Frances Hughes

It is 200 years since the death of Johann Zoffany, prolific painter of the theatre, conversation pieces, dramatic events of the French Revolution and a superb recorder of English society in Calcutta and Lucknow in the 1780s. Zoffany was born in Frankfurt and seventeen years later went to Rome to study with Masucci. He did not settle or succeed, however, ...

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June
Tuesday
5
 

ETNA Community Centre
Communication, Image and Team Dynamics

ROCBase are offering a fantastic training course on 'Communication, Image and Team Dynamics'.

  • £75 per person, discounts available for Charities and Social Enterprises based at ETNA.
  • To book a place or get further information, please contact Anton Smith on anton@rocbase.org.uk

more information about Communication, Image and Team Dynamics

June
Thursday
7
9:30am-12:30pm  

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Richmond Film Society
The Florida Project

USA 2017

Set over one summer, the film follows the lives and adventures of a group of young children living in a budget motel near Disney World, whose often transient residents live a hand-to-mouth existence. It focuses, in particular, on a fearless, hyper-active and ebullient little six-year old girl, Moonee, and her loving but dissolute young mother, who is ...

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June
Tuesday
12
8pm  

The Exchange
The Buddy Holly Story

With audiences around the world dancing in the aisles this legendary production hits The Exchange, Twickenham. Oh Boy! Rave On! Peggy Sue! That'll Be The Day! - All smash hits of the golden days of rock 'n' roll, when 'doo-wops' and 'ah hey, ah hey, heys' rang out from every jukebox!

If you weren't born then, or were too young to be a part of ...

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June
Friday
15
8pm  

ETNA Community Centre
Vocal Tonix on a Saturday night

Shelle from Vocal Tonix is hosting a fun night to help raise money for the ETNA Community Kitchen.

Come and have a singalong, on Saturday 16th June from 7.30pm.

  • Tickets - £8 with a cash bar.
  • To book your ticket, please email ETNA off info@etnacentre.org or call 0208 892 3676

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June
Saturday
16
7:30pm  

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The Exchange
Let's Get Lost - The Life and Music of Chet Baker

The Life

Chet Baker started playing professionally in the early 1950's working with the baritone saxophone player and arranger/composer Gerry Mulligan and then with pianist Russ Freeman. Baker was voted America's top trumpeter by Downbeat Magazine in 1955 ahead of Dizzie Gillespie, Miles Davis and Clifford Brown and helped to establish a West Coast style dominated by...

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June
Thursday
21
8pm  

Eel Pie Island Artists
Summer Open Studios 2018

Come along to Eel Pie Island and visit all of the artist's studios.

There will be; mosaics, pottery, jewellery, glass, prints, ceramics, sculpture, paintings, costumes, cards, cartoons and more...

More Information

  • Two weekends
    • 23 - 24 June
    • 30 - 1 July
  • Open 11am - 6pm each day.
  • Free family-friendly event.

more information about Summer Open Studios 2018

Kids OK
June
23-24
11am-6pm  

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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

June
Saturday
23
7-10pm  

Eel Pie Island Artists
Summer Open Studios 2018

Come along to Eel Pie Island and visit all of the artist's studios.

There will be; mosaics, pottery, jewellery, glass, prints, ceramics, sculpture, paintings, costumes, cards, cartoons and more...

More Information

  • Two weekends
    • 23 - 24 June
    • 30 - 1 July
  • Open 11am - 6pm each day.
  • Free family-friendly event.

more information about Summer Open Studios 2018

Kids OK
Jun-Jul
30-1
11am-6pm  

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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

more information about Poetry at the Adelaide

July
Sunday
1
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
AGM and Lecture: 18th Century Georgian Furniture

Speaker: Janusz Karczewski-Slowikowski

An alternative title for this lecture could be 'Furniture of the Age of Elegance' because the term Georgian immediately conjures up images of elegant English Furniture. This lecture traces the development of elegance through style in relation to the design and construction of furniture during the 18th century. It ...

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July
Tuesday
3
7:30pm  


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

August
Sunday
5
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
From the Workshop to the Studio: Images of the Artist at Work

Speaker: Aliki Braine

From pictures of St Luke painting the Virgin to images of artists at work in their studios and self-portraits, this lecture investigates the shifting environment in which artists have depicted themselves. While earlier paintings emphasised craftsmanship and allow the viewer an insight into materials and techniques used, early modern paintings see a shift ...

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August
Tuesday
7
 


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  


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

September
Sunday
2
6pm  

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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
 

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.

Rupert explains that the post-war planners, who inflicted such features as 'the Great Wall of Basingstoke' on the town, were politically-motivated and bent on destroying ...

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October
Tuesday
2
 


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

October
Sunday
7
6pm  

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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

October
Saturday
20
7-10pm  


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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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 landscapes to the ...

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November
Tuesday
6
 


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  


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 of the first Christmas crib until Dickens ...

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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

Profile

Chloe is a freelance specialist in the art and culture of Latin America. She has lectured in the UK, Canada, Ireland, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, and on cruises. As a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute she has carried out fieldwork, curated several exhibitions and assisted on TV documentaries for BBC and Channel 4.

...

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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 which is today ...

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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 varied uses...

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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 enabled him to ...

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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 period'...

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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 manufacture has evolved...

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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

Fortitude & Fancy: A story of Henry VIII's two most important queens and the social, religious and political consequences of their struggles for ascendancy with us to our own time. Catherine of Aragon, Spanish princess and mother of the later 'bloody' Mary, and her success and later bitter struggle to avoid divorce. Anne Boleyn, ...

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August
Tuesday
6
7:30pm