St Margarets Community Website Newsletter

20 January 2017

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Latest News

The tunnel of love under Kilmorey Road

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In 1843 the 2nd Earl of Kilmorey, Francis 'Black Jack' Needham, took in scandalous circumstances a mistress. She was Priscilla Hoste who was 35 years his junior and his legal ward. Some said that their relationship had been encouraged by her mother! When Priscilla died from 'a disease of the heart' in 1854 Black Jack was so distraught that he built for her an Egyptian style mausoleum, dedicated to the sun god Ra

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Event: Orleans House Gallery February 2017 Holiday Activities

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Get creative this spring! Visit our exhibitions and work with professional artists specialising in a range of different art-forms. Be inspired by our current exhibition to experiment, make and invent using architecture, furniture, sculpture, painting, drawing and the natural world as inspiration!

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Event Family Explorers Spring 2017

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We have a NEW time and NEW location but our usual fun themed art activities and lovely songtime around the parachute! Ideal for ages 2+ years but younger children welcome.

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Event Reminder: Marble Hill Public Consultation - 24 and 25 January 2017

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Over the next two years English Heritage - supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund - plans to restore the lost gardens that Henrietta created. We will also tell the story of her house, and show how the house and landscape were intrinsically linked. On the 24 and 25 of January, there are consultations with the public so you can have your say.

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St Mary's University to run Brewery Wharf community building

St Mary's University will take over the management of the borough's newest community building in Twickenham, it was announced last night.

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Proposed change to St Stephen's CE Primary School Admissions Arrangements 2018-19

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On behalf of the Governing Body of St Stephen's CE Primary School, attached is the school's proposed Admissions Arrangements for the academic year 2018-19. We have added to the criteria at point 5. concerning children of staff directly employed by St Stephen's School for two years or more at the time of application.

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Spring 2017 Programme - Orleans House Gallery

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Check out our brand new spring programme for adults. We are also offering a 10% discount to Richmond Card holders across all the programmes listed.

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Classes: Little Love Yoga - For Pregnancy, Mum & Baby and Toddler


Yoga is so helpful when we need to slow down and enjoy the precious moments of parenthood - the before the baby is born and for many years afterwards.

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Upcoming Events

Here are the events coming up in the next few weeks in our area.

To see all the events we are tracking, check out our events section.

Upcoming Plays

Here are the plays that are currently running or happening soon in our area.

To see all the plays we are tracking, check out our events play section.

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