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Orange Tree Theatre
CLAIRE MARTIN

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After her beautiful Valentine's show in 2018, we are delighted to welcome back to the Orange Tree the multi-award winning jazz singer . She will be joined by pianist and arranger Martin Sjöstedt, to celebrate the release in April 2019 of her eagerly awaited new album , her 20th for Linn Records.

Hailed by as "Our finest jazz singer", for over thirty years ...

more information about CLAIRE MARTIN

Jun-Jan
30-5
   

Orleans House Gallery
Grottofying

 Happy is he whose little Grot, Squats in secret underground. Where life's dull pains are soon forgot; Where all that's lost is all that's found. 

This Summer, Wignall and Moore in collaboration with Eley Williams, Fiona Williams and Nicholas Tufnell bring to the Main Gallery,

Grottofying.

Come and witness the space ...

more information about Grottofying

Kids OK
Jul-Oct
4-25
   

Museum of Richmond
Celebrating 800 Years of St Mary Magdalene

FREE EXHIBITION

The Museum of Richmond's upcoming exhibition, 'Celebrating 800 Years of St. Mary Magdalene at the Heart of Richmond', will explore the history of the town's historic parish church.

This exhibition has been developed in partnership with the Richmond Team Ministry, and will be held in both the Museum and the Church itself...

more information about Celebrating 800 Years of St Mary Magdalene

Jul-Jan
20-25
   

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Studio Pottery Fair

There will be a varied and exciting range of ceramics from 20 potters, reflecting the diverse nature of clay as a creative medium; functional domestic ware will be on show as well as decorative and sculptural pieces for the home or the garden.

more information about Studio Pottery Fair

Aug-Sep
31-1
11am-5pm  

North St Margarets Resident's Association
GASS DAY

In other places it might be called "A Yard Sale" or "A Garage Sale" or even "A Car Boot Sale" but not in North St Margarets. There is a 'Sale' coming all right but you won't find a Car or a Boot, or a Garage or a Yard for that matter. In North St Margarets their street sale is called "G.A.S.S Day" which fans of acronyms might recognise as "Grand Annual Street Sale".

more information about GASS DAY

Kids OK
August
Saturday
31
 


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
1
6pm  

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TwickFolk
Singaround: Informal, unplugged song circle

Another of our popular singaround evenings. Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs. Some performers will take requests on the night.

If you fancy a go at singing in public, then this is the place to start.

If you just want to sit back and listen, that's also fine. In fact...

more information about Singaround: Informal, unplugged song circle

September
Sunday
1
7:45pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
Art in Advertising

Speaker: Tony Rawlins

Tony describes some of the processes by which these advertisements have been created and why the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael and Michelangelo have been a particularly rich source. From the Renaissance through to the present day fine art continues to provide opportunities to enhance Brand imagery with admiration, humour, satire and irony.

more information about Art in Advertising

September
Tuesday
3
8pm  

Richmond Film Society
Twickenham Cinema Club Present: All About Eve (1950)

In one of Bette Davis' finest performances, 'All About Eve' is a classic Hollywood portrayal of ambition, ego, truth and lies with a razor-sharp script to match. Compare the recent Gillian Anderson stage version with this black and white original a film that deserves to be seen on the big screen....

More information

  • £6/7

more information about Twickenham Cinema Club Present: All About Eve (1950)

September
Wednesday
4
7:30pm  

Eel Pie Club
CADILLAC KINGS

The Cadillac Kings are going from strength to strength. October 2016 saw the release of their 5th album 'The Secret of my Success' which quickly ended up on so many playlists that by December it was voted one of the top 3 blues cds of the year by the IBBA (along with Kaz Hawkins and Joe Bonamassa). Throughout 2017 the cd continued to make inroads into US radio and ...

more information about CADILLAC KINGS

September
Thursday
5
8pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
Cambridge

Visiting Kettle's Yard Art Gallery, Trinity College and King's College, including the chapel.

more information about Cambridge

September
Thursday
5
 

Redlees Studios
River by John Potter

John's new work is a response to his local environment - the natural habitats and industrial surroundings of a small section of the River Thames in Isleworth where he lives and works. Working with a combination of observation, memory and invention, he creates bold, colourful images which lie between landscape and abstraction.

more information about River by John Potter

September
6-15
   

Orange Tree Theatre
PILGRIMS

Rachel wants to write about folk songs and war and women, especially their urge to escape.

Will and Dan are mountain climbers, adventurers, conquering peak after peak. A tale about love, adventure and betrayal. But how are stories told, and whose version is remembered? Award-winning playwright returns to the Orange Tree, following her critically acclaimed play in 2018. ★★★★ WhatsOnStage

More information

more information about PILGRIMS

Sep-Oct
6-12
   

TwickFolk
James Talley: Outlaw country music

Talley's recording career now spans over several decades. Jerry Wexler signed Talley for Atlantic Records. Talley subsequently moved to Capitol where he released four albums during the mid-1970s: Rolling Stone, and other music publications, have declared these albums American classics in the field of outlaw country music.

more information about James Talley: Outlaw country music

September
Sunday
8
7:45pm  

Richmond Film Society
Richmond Film Society Presents Cold War

Poland (2018)

RFS's 57th Season opens with Paweł Pawlikowski's acclaimed and visually stunning drama. A passionate love story between two people from different backgrounds, who are fatefully drawn to each other. Set during the Cold War in the 1950s, the film depicts an impossible love story in impossible times. Winner of 35 awards worldwide and ...

more information about Richmond Film Society Presents Cold War

September
Tuesday
10
8pm  

Old Isleworth Market
September market

The ready to eat food options include vegan & vegetarian street food, as well as meat curries, savoury pies, cupcakes, slices of cake, hot dogs, sausage rolls, focaccia, brioche and cinnamon twirls.

You can also buy fresh sourdough bread, pies and pork ready meals - all suitable for freezing for meals during the week.

It's not just food - we have a pre-loved ...

more information about September market

Kids OK
September
Saturday
14
10am-2pm  

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Museum of Richmond
Creative Mindfulness: Drawing workshop for adults - Exploring St Mary Magdalenes

Be inspired by the Museum's collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough's history.

more information about Creative Mindfulness: Drawing workshop for adults - Exploring St Mary Magdalenes

September
Saturday
14
10:30am  


The Great River Race

The UK Traditional Boat Championship

21.6 Miles from London Docklands to Ham in Surrey 14th September 2019

The Great River Race is London's River Marathon. A spectacular boat race up the River Thames, it attracts over 330 crews from all over the globe. The Great River Race appeals to every level of competitor! From dedicated athletes who like winning, to those who enjoy ...

more information about The Great River Race

Kids OK
September
Saturday
14
2pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Piano Recital with Henry Roche

Henry Roche performed at a music recital here in 2019. which was very popular. He returns on 14 September at 7pm with a piano recital of music by Moscheles and Mendelssohn.

More information

  • Tickets are £10 each from 0333 1212 300 or online

more information about Piano Recital with Henry Roche

September
Saturday
14
7pm  

The Exchange
Sajeela Kershi

"Immigration, migrants, the refugee crisis; these are hot topics dividing Britain and the rest of Europe too. How many are there? Why are they coming here? What do they want? And who exactly are these 'bloody foreigners' anyway?"

More information

  • £10/8
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more information about Sajeela Kershi

September
Saturday
14
8pm  

Richmond Shakespeare Society
The Father

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by Florian Zeller, directed by Stephen Oliver

This tragi-comedy, winner of the Molière Award for Best Play of 2014, plunges us into the mind of a man whose grasp on reality is gradually fading. Is André living in his own flat or that of his daughter Anne? Has the carer stolen his watch? Is his daughter married or was she divorced five years ago? ...

more information about The Father

September
14-21
   

TwickFolk
Singaround: bring a song or two, join in, or just come and listen!

Another of our popular singaround evenings.

Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs. Some performers will take requests on the night.

more information about Singaround: bring a song or two, join in, or just come and listen!

September
Sunday
15
7:45pm  

Teddington Theatre Club
Marvin's Room

By Scott McPherson

Who will care for the carer? A dark comedy tale of two very different sisters

Marvin is dying. But he's been dying for the past twenty years so his daughter Bessie doesn't miss anything. Bessie herself has leukaemia and needs a bone marrow transplant so reaches out to her estranged sister for help. This dark American ...

more information about Marvin's Room

September
15-21
   

The Exchange
Paul Jones and Dave Kelly

Ruggedly durable and timeless, the Blues is perhaps more popular today than it has ever been. Young musicians still cut their teeth on its enticing, 12-bar appeal, but its real rewards, true virtuosity, poise and knowledge, only come with age.

More information

  • £25

more information about Paul Jones and Dave Kelly

September
Tuesday
17
8pm  

The Exchange
Token Man Comedy

Token Man Comedy is a new comedy night coming to The Exchange which will always seek to feature women comedians as well as including a 'Token Man' in the line-up.

We present the best in female comedy and female comedians but because we think it's important to be inclusive, we always have a chap on the bill and he's always one of the good ones so fear not! more information about Token Man Comedy

September
Wednesday
18
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
PETER DONEGAN and THE BAND (As Seen On The Voice)

Peter Donegan is son of Lonnie Donegan, the King of Skiffle. He recently made headline news when he appeared on The Voice and duetted with Tom Jones in a song Lonnie Donegan wrote for him (Tom). Peter is a talented musician in his own right and he has joined forces with the band that toured with the legend for the last 30 years. A multi-instrumentalist, he plays Piano, Guitar, Mandolin...

more information about PETER DONEGAN and THE BAND (As Seen On The Voice)

September
Thursday
19
8pm  

Twickenham Craft Fairs
September Fair

"Buy unique, Buy Handmade since 2014"

Handmade gifts by local people. Up to 19 stalls per event with items such as jewellery, cards, knitting, hand painted gifts, sewing, home décor, clothing, crochet, artwork & more...

Please see www.twickenhamcraftfairs.co.uk for more info

FREE ENTRY - Families welcome

more information about September Fair

September
Saturday
21
1:30-5pm  

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TwickFolk
Suntrap: Folk-inspired four-piece launch their new album

Suntrap are a 4 piece folk-inspired group with beautiful entrancing vocal harmonies on original, contemporary and traditional material. At TwickFolk they'll be presenting songs from their brand new album.

more information about Suntrap: Folk-inspired four-piece launch their new album

September
Sunday
22
7:45pm  

Orange Tree Theatre
AMSTERDAM

An Israeli violinist. Living in her trendy canal-side Amsterdam apartment. Nine months pregnant.

One day a mysterious unpaid gas bill from 1944 arrives.

It awakens unsettling feelings of collective identity, foreignness and alienation. Stories of a devastating past are compellingly reconstructed to try and make sense of the present.

The UK premiere of a ...

more information about AMSTERDAM

September
Sunday
22
 

Museum of Richmond
The Richmond Vicars - A talk by Derek Robinson

Two vicars ejected for their political views, another who inspired Gulliver's Travels, and a pair of performing poodles, Mouton and Don. In this talk Derek Robinson will share many of the fascinating stories discovered during his recent research on the vicars of Richmond from past centuries.

more information about The Richmond Vicars - A talk by Derek Robinson

September
Monday
23
7pm  

Richmond Film Society
Richmond Film Society Presents Shoplifters

Japan (2018)

RFS's season continues with Hirokazu Koreeda's Palme d'Or winning drama. After a spell of shoplifting, Osamu and his son run into a homeless girl shivering with cold. Osamu's wife is not keen to take her in, but she eventually feels sorry for her. Then an incident unveils a secret that tests their bond. Winner of 43 awards and ...

more information about Richmond Film Society Presents Shoplifters

September
Tuesday
24
8pm  

Teddington Theatre Club
Daisy Pulls It Off

By Denise Deegan

A ripping 'Girls Own' yarn, where right triumphs over adversity

When Daisy Meredith wins the first scholarship to the hitherto exclusive Grangewood School for Girls not everyone there is pleased.

Can she put up with the 'toadyish' behaviour? Will the Headmistress realise she is being made a scapegoat? Can she...

more information about Daisy Pulls It Off

Sep-Oct
28-4
   


Pamper Evening - September

Come and join us for an evening of shopping and pampering just for the ladies. Handmade gifts from local makers with carefully selected treatments and massage from local professionals, all under one roof. Rejuvenate, shop and relax.

Come and spoil yourself.

More Information

more information about Pamper Evening - September

September
Sunday
29
6-10pm  

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TwickFolk
Showcase: Craig Joiner Floor Spots

Craig Joiner has been a professional musician for over 25 years, writing songs recorded by the likes of Heart, Bonnie Tyler, Eddie Money and Steps. Surprisingly, 2019 marks the first ever Craig Joiner solo album. Craig's musical journey began in 1987 as a member of Romeo's Daughter. Their self-titled debut on Jive Records was produced by the legendary Robert 'Mutt' Lange (Def Leppard, The Cars, ACDC, Shania Twain) and spawned a whirlwind tour of the USA and an appearance on the Billboard charts.

more information about Showcase: Craig Joiner Floor Spots

September
Sunday
29
7:45pm  

The Exchange
Angela Saini - Superior

As ethnic nationalism rises around the world, race science is experiencing a revival, fuelled by the abuse of data and facts by politically-motivated groups. The story of who humans are and how we evolved is being rewritten to suit their agendas.

More information

  • £7/5

more information about Angela Saini - Superior

October
Tuesday
1
7:30pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
William Morris: A Kelmscott Chaucer for our Times

Speaker: Dominic Riley

Profile A bookbinder, artist and teacher, Dominic first learned bookbinding at 16 from Benedictine Monks at Douai Abbey in Berkshire and later at the London College of Printing. He has worked at the V&A, and for various binderies in London, New York and San Francisco, and spends part of the year teaching across the USA. He has his ...

more information about William Morris: A Kelmscott Chaucer for our Times

October
Tuesday
1
8pm  

The Exchange
Twickenham Cinema Club Present: Dazed and Confused

Richard Linklater's 90's account of a group of 1976 high school teens seems like a superficial laid-back comedy, but is also an accomplished film that gradually draws you into the awkwardness of youth. With clever character development and a deftness of scriptwriting, it reveals a more complicated set of stories that sum up 'coming of age' with natural direction ...

more information about Twickenham Cinema Club Present: Dazed and Confused

October
Wednesday
2
7:30pm  

Eel Pie Club
WE REMEMBER JOE COCKER

An original project in tribute to Joe Cocker with a 5-piece band plus backing singers, led by the charismatic voice of Paul Cox who has a reputation as one of Britain's finest Blues/Soul singers. Paul has worked or recorded with the likes of RAY CHARLES, ERIC CLAPTON, PAUL RODGERS, GARY BROOKER, SNOWY WHITE, SAM BROWN

more information about WE REMEMBER JOE COCKER

October
Thursday
3
8pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Idomeneo

Rose Opera's new production of Morzart's opera seria Idomeneo explores the timeless story of love, jealousy, family loyalties in a war torn country. Featuring Rose Opera Principals, Orchestra and Chorus.

Tickets are £22-£25 for the evening performances and £15-£20 for the matinee. Tickets can be booked online below or call 0333 1212 300 to...

more information about Idomeneo

October
4-6
   


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
6
6pm  

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TwickFolk
Dan McKinnon (CAN): Thoughtful story songs and lilting melodies

Dan McKinnon was introduced to the music of Stan Rogers while hitching a ride to a folk festival in Canada in 1979. That brief encounter would never leave him. Although it wasn't until several years later when in the midst of his history degree that Dan would finally marry his own natural storytelling voice and love of music, it was hearing Stan sing for the first time that remains his largest influence.

more information about Dan McKinnon (CAN): Thoughtful story songs and lilting melodies

October
Sunday
6
7:45pm  

Old Isleworth Market
October market

The ready to eat food options include vegan & vegetarian street food, as well as meat curries, savoury pies, cupcakes, slices of cake, hot dogs, sausage rolls, focaccia, brioche and cinnamon twirls.

You can also buy fresh sourdough bread, pies and pork ready meals - all suitable for freezing for meals during the week.

It's not just food - we have a pre-loved ...

more information about October market

Kids OK
October
Saturday
12
10am-2pm  

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Eel Pie Club
THE DOWNLINERS SECT

Very much part of the London Rhythm and Blues scene in the 1960s, and cited as an inspiration to Van Morrison, David Bowie and Thee Headcoats, The Downliners started out in Twickenham on Eel Pie Island and subsequently took over The Rolling Stones' residency at Ken Colyers Club in London's West End. The Downliners Sect still attract crowds of thousands in Japan, Spain and Sweden...

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October
Thursday
17
8pm  

Normansfield Theatre
La boheme

INSTANT OPERA returns to the Normansfield Theatre to premiere its spectacular new production of Giacomo Puccini's most-loved masterpiece La boheme featuring a stellar international cast. Tickets £18 -- £25. Three performances only, this is not a show to be missed!

More information

  • 18th and 19th October 2019 at 7.30pm
  • 20th October 2019 at 5pm
  • Details

more information about La boheme

October
18-20
   

Orange Tree Theatre
JONNY AND THE BAPTISTS

We live in a divided world, and we want to cross that divide. But how can we be popular now 'populist' means 'I'm a shit'? Answer: WE LOVE EVERYONE. Oh, except bastards. Everyone hates bastards, right? We agree.

Multi-award nominated* musical-activist-comedians, Jonny & The Baptists, are sick of being political and divisive. This show is about how ...

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Oct-Nov
18-16
   

Museum of Richmond
Creative Mindfulness: Drawing workshop for adults - The Ghosts of Richmond Palace

Be inspired by the Museum's collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough's history.

more information about Creative Mindfulness: Drawing workshop for adults - The Ghosts of Richmond Palace

October
Saturday
19
10:30am  

The Arts Society Richmond
London Walk

A walk around recently developed Kings Cross and St Pancras area.

more information about London Walk

October
Wednesday
23
 

Museum of Richmond
173 years of railways to Richmond and beyond... A joint talk by Grahame Boyes and Paul Velluet

In this fascinating talk, we will discover the story of Richmond's rail links with Central London and the design and development of the two Stations that served them.

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October
Thursday
24
7pm  

Twickenham Craft Fairs
October Fair

"Buy unique, Buy Handmade since 2014"

Handmade gifts by local people. Up to 19 stalls per event with items such as jewellery, cards, knitting, hand painted gifts, sewing, home décor, clothing, crochet, artwork & more...

Please see www.twickenhamcraftfairs.co.uk for more info

FREE ENTRY - Families welcome

more information about October Fair

October
Saturday
26
1:30-5pm  

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Richmond Shakespeare Society
Hamlet

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by William Shakespeare, directed by Susan Conte

In the rain-soaked streets of modern Denmark, civil unrest is simmering. The King has died suddenly and strangely. His brother Claudius has immediately seized the throne, in a breach of all custom, democracy and law, and then married the widowed Queen. The heir apparent, young Hamlet, has been brushed aside. Can...

more information about Hamlet

Oct-Nov
26-2
   

Orange Tree Theatre
LITTLE BABY JESUS

Joanne is dipped in rudeness, rolled in attitude and is fighting to keep her life afloat. Sensitive and mature he may be, yet Kehinde struggles with an obsession for mixed race girls as he eyes his place on the social ladder. Rugrat, classclown and playground loudmouth, just wants to make it past GCSEs and keep their name on the tip of your tongue.

As their lives collide ...

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October
Sunday
27
 

Eel Pie Club
SUPERNATURAL - A Tribute to Peter Green

The Eel Pie Club is delighted to be hosting the debut performance of SUPERNATURAL by Tim Hain

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October
Thursday
31
8pm  

Normansfield Theatre
La Traviata

Teddington Society is organsing this charity concert in aid of the Great Ormond Street Hospital -- Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

  • Musical Director: Sonia Ben Santamaria
  • Orchestra conducted by Marina De Lucas
  • With Joelene Griffith and Alexander Jeffries

More information

more information about La Traviata

November
Saturday
2
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

November
Sunday
3
6pm  

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TwickFolk
'An Evening with CHIP TAYLOR' with John Platania (USA)

Songwriters Hall of Fame 2016 inductee Chip Taylor has been writing and performing for nearly 60 years and shows no sign of slowing down. The New York Times says it best, "If you only know him as the guy who wrote 'Wild Thing' and 'Angel of the Morning" -- you don't know him! Chip Taylor is making some of the most distinctive acoustic music around today."

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November
Sunday
3
7:45pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
How to Steal a Million

Speaker: Shauna Issac

Profile Shauna has been active in World War II art restitution for several years and has worked with families and government organisations to recover Nazi looted art. She set up the Central Registry on Looted Cultural Property and served as a member of the Working Group for the Holocaust Era Assets Conference in Prague. Shauna studied at ...

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November
Tuesday
5
8pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Normansfield Christmas Craft Fair

ADMISSION: FREE

Every year we organise a Craft Fair in aid of the Down's Syndrome Association. The day is run by volunteers with all proceeds from the table hire, tombola and coffee shop going to the Down's Syndrome Association Charity No 1061474.

28 stalls will be selling all handmade items on the day -- christmas decorations, prints, ...

more information about Normansfield Christmas Craft Fair

November
Saturday
9
11am-4:15pm  

TwickFolk
Dana & Susan Robinson (USA): Americana-roots and folk duo from Vermont

Dana and Susan Robinson combine vivid, song-writing and storytelling, with fiddle tunes, banjo grooves, elegant melodies, and rich harmony singing. Drawing upon experiences of more than twenty years of touring, Dana and Susan craft a performance that conveys the mystery and wonders of their journey. Their unique blend of original song-writing and traditional Appalachian music, bring to their performances a deep understanding of America's musical heritage, and how it relates to our contemporary lives.

more information about Dana & Susan Robinson (USA): Americana-roots and folk duo from Vermont

November
Sunday
10
7:45pm  

Orange Tree Theatre
LIFE IS FOR LIVING

A celebration of 's remarkable impact on British and American culture from performer and pianist . A critically-acclaimed, award-winning evening of conversations real and imagined, featuring original songs married with classics from The Master, and new settings of rediscovered lyrics and poetry.

Winner of the 2017 Drama Desk Award for outstanding revue Charles Isherwood, New York Times

More information

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November
Sunday
10
 

Eel Pie Club
GOOD OLD BOYS

An evening with The Good Old Boys is an exhilerating experience and one not to be missed! Originally formed as a vehicle to play live Rock and R&B whenever the members were free from touring with their own bands, The Good Old Boys are Nick Simper, Peter Parks, Alan Barratt, Simon Bishop and Richard Hudson and they have played with or alongside Deep Purple, Johnny Kidd and The...

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November
Thursday
14
8pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
Shakespeare Walk

Starting at the historic George coaching inn, we move on to Southwark Cathedral, the burial place of Edmond Shakespeare. We will consider the Bishop of Winchester's 'geese' and the 50% royalty he took from the Globe theatre. We will discuss the remains of The Globe & The Rose Theatres and then the reconstructed Globe & Sam Wanamaker Theatres. Across the Thames will take us ...

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November
Thursday
14
 

Normansfield Theatre
King Arthur by Purcell

Richmond Opera presents a fully-staged production of Purcell's magical opera 'King Arthur' -- a spectacular tale of love, sorcery and patriotism replete with enchanting arias and striking orchestral effects. 3 performances only. Tickets are on sale now.

More information

  • 15, 16, 17 November (time tbc -- 7 or 7.30pm)
  • Tickets: £18 from 0333 1212 300 or book below
  • Details

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November
15-17
7:30pm-  

Museum of Richmond
Creative Mindfulness: Drawing workshop for adults - Victorian Richmond

Be inspired by the Museum's collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough's history.

more information about Creative Mindfulness: Drawing workshop for adults - Victorian Richmond

November
Saturday
16
10:30am  

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Barbarians v Fiji - Killik Cup

On Saturday 16 November the Barbarians are back to face Fiji for the Killik Cup, in the only Autumn International of 2019 to be played at Twickenham following the Rugby World Cup. During their last encounter in 2013, a bumper 68,000 fans were treated to a mouth-watering spectacle of running rugby from both teams.

more information about Barbarians v Fiji - Killik Cup

November
Saturday
16
2:30pm  

TwickFolk
Singaround: bring a song or two, join in, or just come and listen!

Another of our popular singaround evenings.

Expect anything from sea shanties to psychedelia, with a mix of original songs, traditional songs and covers of well known and less known songs. Some performers will take requests on the night.

more information about Singaround: bring a song or two, join in, or just come and listen!

November
Sunday
17
7:45pm  

Teddington Theatre Club
Pornography

By Simon Stephens

2005, London in crisis. Stories of euphoria, fantasy and despair

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July 2005, Britain feels like it's at the centre of the world. Big events are happening and there's a buzz in the air. You can feel the anticipation and the eyes of the world upon us. But in less than an hour in central London, everything will ...

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November
17-23
   

Museum of Richmond
The Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj: A talk by Anita Anand

Anita Anand tells the remarkable story of one Indian's twenty-year quest for revenge, which took him around the world in search of those he held responsible for the Amritsar massacre of 1919, which cost the lives of hundreds.

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November
Wednesday
20
7pm  

Orange Tree Theatre
BARB JUNGR

Orange Tree favourite Barb Jungr makes a welcome return this winter. Since her last visit, her reputation as "one of the world's great cabaret singers" (Time Out New York) may have gone to her head, as she will now only sing songs by writers whose names start with the letter B. But this means she can return to two colossi of popular song, whose writing has helped define her whole ...

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Nov-Jan
22-11
   

Normansfield Theatre
Carmen

Villa InCanto Opera Group from Verona, Italy, bring their alternative to staged operas and with this very popular Opera bringing Spanish heat and gypsy passion to Normansfield Theatre. Don Jose is a young soldier in the army in Seville. He intends to marry Micaela, a girl from his home village, but when he meets the sensual and high-spirited Carmen, his head is soon turned. This...

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November
Sunday
24
7:30pm  

Eel Pie Club
THE ROLLIN' STONED

The Best Rock 'n' Roll Tribute Band in The World", this magnificent band returns to The Eel Pie Club for two hours of nostalgia playing the best of 1964-1969 - Jumping Jack Flash, Brown Sugar, Paint it Black, Not Fade Away, Get Off My Cloud, It's All Over Now, Under My Thumb, Mother's Little Helper, Ruby Tuesday, You Can't Always Get What You Want, Two Thousand...

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November
Thursday
28
8pm  


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

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December
Sunday
1
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
Optical Entertainments before the Movies

Speaker: Andrew Gill

Profile Andrew is a professional public speaker and consultant. He works with museums, universities, festivals, TV companies and special interest groups presenting authentic Victorian 'magic lantern' slide shows and giving talks on pre-cinema optical entertainments. He owns a commercial photograph library and has published many books on photographic social history.

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December
Tuesday
3
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
DICK TAYLOR and The Grimshaws

Guitarist, Dick Taylor (original Pretty Things and original Rolling Stones) has formed a new raw blues project with JC and Angelina Grimshaw. They are currently taking the Isle of Wight by storm and have recently played a knock-out gig in Belgium.

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December
Thursday
5
8pm  

Old Isleworth Market
December market

The ready to eat food options include vegan & vegetarian street food, as well as meat curries, savoury pies, cupcakes, slices of cake, hot dogs, sausage rolls, focaccia, brioche and cinnamon twirls.

You can also buy fresh sourdough bread, pies and pork ready meals - all suitable for freezing for meals during the week.

It's not just food - we have a pre-loved ...

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Kids OK
December
Saturday
7
10am-2pm  

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Twickenham Craft Fairs
December Fair

"Buy unique, Buy Handmade since 2014"

Handmade gifts by local people. Up to 19 stalls per event with items such as jewellery, cards, knitting, hand painted gifts, sewing, home décor, clothing, crochet, artwork & more...

Please see www.twickenhamcraftfairs.co.uk for more info

FREE ENTRY - Families welcome

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December
Saturday
7
1:30-5pm  

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Teddington Theatre Club
King Arthur in Space - the Panto

By Loz Keal

An old fashioned, futuristic pantomime for children of all ages

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Coming this Christmas... In a galaxy that isn't very far away...

Join us for TTC's annual pantomime - cheer the clean-cut Arthur and space vixen Gwen, boo the evil and greedy Mrs Morgan and her comedy henchmen as we re-imagine the Arthurian legend ...

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December
7-14
   

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Varsity Match 2019

Since 1872, The Varsity Match has formed one of the world's oldest sporting rivalries between Oxford and Cambridge universities. The Varsity Match is played at Twickenham Stadium, the Home of England Rugby.

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December
Thursday
12
11:30am  

Museum of Richmond
Creative Mindfulness: Drawing workshop for adults - Princess Mary's gift boxes

Be inspired by the Museum's collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough's history.

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December
Saturday
14
10:30am  

Orange Tree Theatre
CANDIDA

Eugene believes in love, free-thinking and liberation: James in social justice for all and conventional married life for himself. Candida believes in her own strength and her right to run her life as she wants.

A young man with the soul of a poet clashes with a popular Socialist preacher and threatens his domestic happiness. Only Candida can decide who is the stronger - and who's to be the winner.

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December
14-29
   

Eel Pie Club
CHRISTMAS PARTY!! THE EEL PIE ALL-STARS

The Eel Pie Club Christmas Party is now famous! Great music, great fun, free mince pies and mulled wine (if you get there early enough), and 'the best party in town'. The Eel Pie All-Stars are Don Craine and Keith Grant (Downliners Sect), Robin Bibi (ex Pretty Things), Alan Glen (formerly with The Yardbirds), Chris Hunt (Lonnie Donegan Band, The Bruvvers), Dave Lennox (formerly with Blodwyn Pig) PLUS a host of guest musicians.

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December
Wednesday
18
8pm  


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

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January
Sunday
5
6pm  

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Teddington Theatre Club
Amadeus

By Peter Shaffer

Music, power, jealousy and the genius of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a rowdy young prodigy, arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, court composer Antonio Salieri has the power to promote his talent or destroy it. Seized by obsessive jealousy he begins a war with Mozart...

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January
25-31
   


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

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February
Sunday
2
6pm  

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The Arts Society Richmond
The Magic of Prague: Czech Art and Culture

Speaker: Gavin Plumley

Profile Gavin is a writer and broadcaster who has appeared on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio 4 and has contributed to newspapers, magazines and opera and concert programmes worldwide. He lectures widely about the culture of Central Europe during the 19th and 20th centuries. Recently he has given talks to the Royal Opera House, the National ...

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February
Tuesday
4
8pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
The English Domestic Revival: Country House Architecture of the 19th Century

Speaker: Christopher Rogers

Profile Chris read Geography at Oxford and taught Geography. Formerly he was Head of Geography at Downe House School Newbury. He became interested in country house architecture whilst at Oxford and he has lectured on the subject ever since. He has regularly led 5-day summer courses for Marlborough College Summer School. Chris also lectures for the National Trust.

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February
Tuesday
4
8pm  

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Guinness Six Nations 2020 - England v Ireland

England will be looking to repeat their stunning victory in Dublin where Eddie Jones' tactical kicking game plan worked to perfection. With Owen Farrell on top form and Henry Slade scoring twice, England secured an impressive 32-20 victory.

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February
Sunday
23
 

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
Guinness Six Nations 2020 - England v Wales

Welcoming Wales to Twickenham always delivers an exciting game of rugby with the vocal travelling supporters ensuring an electric atmosphere. England will of course be looking to avenge their defeat in the competition from 2019 when Eddie Jones' tactical kicking game plan, that had worked so effectively against Ireland, came unstuck.

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March
Saturday
7
 

March
Wednesday
11
 

The Arts Society Richmond
So The Do Cook After All! - Ravilios, Bawden and the Great Bardfield Artists

Speaker: Jo Walton

While Bawden and Ravilious saw active service as War Artists (Ravilious dying in 1942), other artists captured the soon-to-change world of rural England through the Recording Britain project. By the mid-1950s a diverse, innovative but highly creative group had made Bardfield their home - much to the bemusement of the local villagers, who ...

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April
Tuesday
7
8pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
Bath

The Holbourne Museum and the American Museum.

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May
Thursday
21
 

The Arts Society Richmond
The World of the Bayeux Tapestry

Speaker: Rupert Willoughby

Profile Rupert is a prize-winning historian who specialises in the domestic and social life of the past. He read History at the University of London and is the author of the best-selling Life in Medieval England , of guides to castles owned by English Heritage and Hampshire County Council, and of a series of popular histories of ...

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July
Tuesday
7
8pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
The Magic of Pantomime

Speaker: Ian Gledhill

Profile Ian has had a very varied career, from designing underground railways as an engineer for London Transport to appearing in pantomime with Julian Clary. In between he has worked in travel and tourism, music publishing, television, and especially the theatre where he has been an actor, director, set designer, stage manager and opera ...

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December
Tuesday
1
8pm