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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...

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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.

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  • From 6 to 8 pm
  • Any enquiries, call 07906 813795

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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
 

Normansfield Theatre
Last Works

Normansfield Theatre and the Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability will be open this year on Sunday 23 September as part of this London-wide annual event.

Join us on a tour or a talk, or look around at your leisure. A coffee shop will be open with a children's craft table, as well as a children's activity trail.

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September
Sunday
23
12-5pm  

The Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Appreciation Talks

Opera singer Helen Astrid (ENO) reveals the beauty and fascination of this celebrated art form.

  • 25 Sept, 30 Oct and 27 Nov from 7.30 to 9.00pm.
  • Tickets £15 or £38 for all 3 includes wine reception
  • Enquiries helenastrid@gmail.com

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September
Tuesday
25
7:30-9pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Teddington Art Fair

Vibrant contemporary art in the beautiful historic setting of Normansfield Hospital

A coffee shop will be open all day and guests will have the opportunity to see the museum.

Paintings, prints, jewellery, ceramics, textile Art, objets trouves, sculpture, photography

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September
29-30
10am-5pm  

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Museum of Richmond
Why The Big Issue began in sleepy Richmond

An evening with John Bird, the founder of The Big Issue

The Big Issue magazine was launched in 1991 in response to the growing number of rough sleepers on the streets of London. It offered people the opportunity to earn a legitimate income through selling a magazine to the public. Over twenty-five years on, their vendors come from a variety of backgrounds and ...

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October
Monday
1
7:30pm  

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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.

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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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Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre
Curry Night

Come along for a delicious Indian buffet with your friends, family or work colleagues at the Sheesh Mahal restaurant in Twickenham.

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  • Arrive from 7.45pm onwards, and meal will be served at 8pm.
  • The cost is £20 per head for a Full Indian buffet. All proceeds will go towards Crossway Pregnancy Crisis Centre.
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October
Wednesday
17
7:45pm  

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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  

The Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Appreciation Talks

Opera singer Helen Astrid (ENO) reveals the beauty and fascination of this celebrated art form.

  • 25 Sept, 30 Oct and 27 Nov from 7.30 to 9.00pm.
  • Tickets £15 or £38 for all 3 includes wine reception
  • Enquiries helenastrid@gmail.com

more information about Opera Appreciation Talks

October
Tuesday
30
7:30-9pm  


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 ...

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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  

The Helen Astrid Singing Academy
Opera Appreciation Talks

Opera singer Helen Astrid (ENO) reveals the beauty and fascination of this celebrated art form.

  • 25 Sept, 30 Oct and 27 Nov from 7.30 to 9.00pm.
  • Tickets £15 or £38 for all 3 includes wine reception
  • Enquiries helenastrid@gmail.com

more information about Opera Appreciation Talks

November
Tuesday
27
7:30-9pm  


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 ...

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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

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