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Richmond Ramblers
PIMLICO to EMBANKMENT

Leisurely 4 miles / 6.4 km

Interest walk. Picnic lunch in St James Park

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January
Saturday
19
11:15am  

Richmond Ramblers
NEW YEAR LUNCH

Leisurely 3 miles / 4.8 km

Linear walk from Hampton Wick across Bushy Park to Hampton Hill for New Year lunch.

For members of Richmond group who have booked.

Coffee stop at Pheasantry Woodland Garden.

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January
Sunday
20
11am  

Orleans House Gallery
The English Academies: From St Martin's Lane to the Royal Academy

Discover how the English started to rival the influential French Academie with the academy of William Hogarth, which provided the basis for the Royal Academy.

Delivered by Art Historical London's Hattie Bennet. Part of our Art History Lecture series on The Zeitgeist: Spirit of the late 18th to the early 19th Century

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January
Tuesday
22
1:15-2:30pm  

The Exchange
Richmond film Society Presents Zama

In a remote Spanish colony we find 'corregidor' Zama, who has seen better times. We observe as he seeks favours to regain prestige and be reunited with his family. Will the Fates let him succeed?

The film will be introduced by Dr Jon Hackett, Programme Director -- Film and Communications at St Mary's University.

January
Tuesday
22
8pm  

Richmond Ramblers
MOORGATE to CHANCERY LANE

Leisurely 3 miles / 4.8 km

Leisurely but circuitous, linear interest walk through the back streets of the City of London via London Wall, St Mary-le-Bow, St Paul's Churchyard, Inner and Middle Temple, Lincoln's Inn, and Chancery Lane Station.

Optional pub lunch at end of walk in the Cittie of Yorke.

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January
Wednesday
23
11am  

The Exchange
BBC Radio 4's Any Questions?

St Mary's University to Host BBC Radio 4s Any Questions

BBC Radio 4's Any Questions? will be coming to St Mary's University, Twickenham on 25th January for an evening of political debate and discussion.

Hosted at The Exchange Twickenham, located opposite Twickenham Train Station, Any Questions? brings together a panel of personalities from the worlds of ...

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January
Friday
25
8pm  

The Exchange
Liberty School of Dance Presents "Free your feet Take II"

The Liberty School of Dance are proud to present 'Free your feet, Take II.' Our dance extravaganza showcases the work of our students in ballet, jazz, tap, street dance and some musical theatre too! Come along and join in the beat from the comfort of your seats -- we are sure you won't be able to stop tapping your feet along with us!

Time: 1:30pm

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January
Saturday
26
1:30am  

Orleans House Gallery
Napoleon Bonaparte: Enlightened or Romantic?

Learn about the life and the rise to the top of Napoleon Bonaparte through the works of David, Gros, Gerard, Ingres, and Canova.

Delivered by Art Historical London's Michael Ohajuru . Part of our Art History Lecture series on The Zeitgeist: Spirit of the late 18th to the early 19th Century

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  • Full price: £15
  • Richmond Card price: £13.50
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January
Tuesday
29
1:15-2:30pm  

The Exchange
Manford's Comedy Club

Manford's Comedy Club will be heading back into town on the 1st Februaryat 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 TBC

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February
Friday
1
8pm  

The Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Singing for Beginners

A Great Way to Start the New Year ~ Learn to Sing with Confidence

Over just three hours, this course will give you the basic tools you'll need to sing with confidence run by singing expert Helen Astrid, former opera singer and now music lecturer at Morley College and Bishopsgate Institute, London.

You will learn the fundamentals in breathing, pitching and creating ...

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February
Sunday
3
10:45am  

Orleans House Gallery
Sir John Soane: Hard Headed Dreamer

Examine the changing mood of the time, a clash of neo-classicism and Romanticism, within the works of Sir John Soane.

Delivered by Art Historical London's Michael Ohajuru. Part of our Art History Lecture series on The Zeitgeist: Spirit of the late 18th to the early 19th Century

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  • Full price: £15
  • Richmond Card price: £13.50
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February
Tuesday
5
1:15-2:30pm  

The Exchange
Richmond Film Society Presents Tabu

Portugal (2012)

Illicit romance and intrigue, set in Portuguese colonial Africa, as two elderly women try to find the man that their recently deceased friend, Aurora, had a passionate affair with in her youth.

  • Directed by Miguel Gomes
  • Rating: 15
  • Written by Miguel Gomes, Mariana Ricardo
  • Runtime: 118 minutes

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February
Tuesday
5
8pm  

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
 

Orleans House Gallery
Pencil Portraits

Working with artist Lucy Evetts, you will spend the day exploring a variety of different techniques and methods to create a self-portrait. You'll explore and discuss what a portrait reveals about the artist. By the end of the session you'll have a greater understanding of observational drawing and the relationship to looking, remembering and mark making.

Suitable ...

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February
Thursday
7
10:3-12pm  

The Exchange
Shazia Mirza: A Work In Progress

Strap in for a hilarious and uplifting joyride into the art of survival in a world of crocodiles, cranks, solitary confinement and alpha males.

★★★★ "Shazia Mirza is provoking laughter and large intakes of breath once again...brave and urgent" THE TELEGRAPH

★★★★ "As brave a piece of comedy as you'll see" MAIL ...

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February
Friday
8
8pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Responses to Revolution: Two Artist's Reaction

Discover how and why two different artists, Ferdinand Victor Eugene Delacroix and James Wright of Derby, produced iconic images of the revolutions in their respective countries.

Delivered by Art Historical London's Michael Ohajuru . Part of our Art History Lecture series on The Zeitgeist: Spirit of the late 18th to the early 19th Century

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  • Full price: £15
  • Richmond Card price: £13.50
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February
Tuesday
12
1:15-2:30pm  

The Exchange
Twickenham Cinema Club Presents: In The Mood For Love

Just before Valentine's Day, Twickenham Cinema Club invites you to a screening of a modern classic -- and an alternative love story. Hong Kong, 1962: two neighbours in the same apartment block become aware of each other's spouse having an affair and form their own bond. In a lush, wonderfully cinematic and colour-infused drama, director Wong Kar-Wai tells a simple but ...

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February
Wednesday
13
7pm  

The Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Appreciation Talks 2019 - La Tosca

Blood, Violence, Sex, Humour

As seen in Time Out and The Richmond Magazine, opera singer Helen Astrid (formerly English National Opera) reveals the beauty, fascination and myths surrounding one of the most celebrated of all art forms.

On the last Wednesday of each month beginning in February 2019, Helen will discuss and give a simple analysis of one major opera at ...

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February
Wednesday
27
7:30pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Oil Painting Still Life, Tea-set Triptych

In this five week course you'll begin by drawing and designing a triptych, followed by a series of experiments with textures and surfaces, including adding heated wax to your design. You'll complete the works using oil paints and Liquin.

The sessions are delivered by local painter and ceramicist Dominique Holt.

Suitable for artists of all levels, including ...

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February
Wednesday
27
10:1-12pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Paper Cutting

Working with artist Marcus Woolf, you'll gather inspiration from Orleans House Gallery, the surrounding area and images from the Richmond Borough Art Collection to create your own piece using paper cutting techniques. Alongside matting and layering, you'll explore painting and drawing techniques which will add detail and texture to your work.

Suitable for artists ...

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February
Thursday
28
10:3-12pm  

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 Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Appreciation Talks 2019 - The Magic Flute

Blood, Violence, Sex, Humour

As seen in Time Out and The Richmond Magazine, opera singer Helen Astrid (formerly English National Opera) reveals the beauty, fascination and myths surrounding one of the most celebrated of all art forms.

On the last Wednesday of each month beginning in February 2019, Helen will discuss and give a simple analysis of one major opera at ...

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March
Wednesday
27
7:30pm  

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 Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Appreciation Talks 2019 - Dido and Aeneas

Blood, Violence, Sex, Humour

As seen in Time Out and The Richmond Magazine, opera singer Helen Astrid (formerly English National Opera) reveals the beauty, fascination and myths surrounding one of the most celebrated of all art forms.

On the last Wednesday of each month beginning in February 2019, Helen will discuss and give a simple analysis of one major opera at ...

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May
Wednesday
22
7:30pm  

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