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Richmond Upon Thames has a rich and vibrant history and throughout September 2013 we will be celebrating it with the first ever heritage festival Know Your Place.

The action packed programme encompasses the whole of the Borough with events for all ages.

  • Local history quiz - In the Know hosted by none other than Bamber Gascoigne.
  • Talks - on a variety of local subjects given by notable historians.
  • Walks - learn all about Richmond Upon Thames on our guided walks.
  • Archives in Action - with documents dating from 1591 this event showcases some of the most exiting documents held in our archives.
  • Treasure Trail - the KYPcache Treasure Trail fun for all the family, could you win a coveted Gold Medal?
  • Family and kid’s activities - Budding detectives and keen explorers are required to delve into Richmond Upon Thames deep mysteries.
  • Open House - we are delighted that the Old Town Hall is included in this year’s Open House. We’ll be opening up parts of our archives not normally open to the public.
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