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Kids OK
Feb-Sep
1-5
   

Museum of Richmond
Queen's Road: 500 Years of History - CLOSED

The Museum of Richmond is celebrating over 500 years of Richmond's social history through its exciting new exhibition 'Queen's Road: 500 Years of History'.

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Apr-May
3-9
   

Orange Tree Theatre
LAST EASTER - CANCELLED

A lighting designer, an actress, a prop maker and a drag singer go on a pilgrimage looking for a miracle.

Even when June, the lighting designer, is diagnosed with a devastating illness, the jokes don't stop coming as a quartet of theatre friends career across France, glugging red wine, and hoping to find a miracle at Lourdes for June, a nonbeliever who thinks the only good thing ...

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April
4-5
10am-5pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Spring Retreat Weekend

Take some time out this Spring to re-connect in the peaceful surrounds of Orleans House Gallery and its grounds, for a weekend of activity designed to encourage wellbeing and promote mindful creativity. From gentle movement workshops to mindful play, there is something for everyone to enjoy across the course of the weekend.

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April
Saturday
4
11am-1pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Spring Retreat Weekend - Mindful Flower Workshop: Flower Crowns

Give yourself time to nurture your well-being this Spring by joining a Mindful Flower Workshop nestled in the beautiful backdrop of Twickenham Riverside. As part of this unique Spring Retreat weekend, Flower Tonic founder and florist Lucy Rayner will be running two floristry workshops at Orleans House Gallery

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April
Saturday
4
12pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Spring Retreat Weekend - Heritage Tour

As part of the Orleans House Gallery, Spring Retreat Weekend, come and nourish your mind and feed your curiosity on our free Heritage Tour. Discover the stories that are hidden in the walls of this Grade 1 listed building, and delve into the lives of the people who made, lived in and saved this hidden Twickenham gem.

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Kids OK
April
Saturday
4
2-4pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Spring Retreat Weekend - Mindful Flower Workshop: Dried Floral Wreaths

The second of our mindful flower workshops at the Orleans House Gallery Spring Retreat Weekend. Join us for an afternoon of mindfulness, well-being and a connection to nature in a beautiful and calming setting at Orleans House Gallery. With herbal teas and homemade treats, this is a real chance to replenish your own cup.

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April
Saturday
4
 

Orleans House Gallery
Spring Retreat Weekend - Richmond Health Walk

As part of our Spring Retreat Weekend, a special Richmond Health Walk will be departing and ending in the grounds of Orleans House Gallery; taking in the beauty of the gardens before moving on to explore the riverside locale. Walks last approximately 50 minutes and there is no need to pre-register, just turn up at the starting point fifteen minutes before the start time and introduce yourself to the walk leader. No special equipment needed -- just wear sturdy, comfortable footwear, and clothing appropriate to the weather.

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April
Sunday
5
11am-2pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Spring Retreat Weekend - Mindfulness Through our Senses Workshop

Join us for this sensory mindful movement session as part of the galleries Spring Retreat Weekend events. Taking inspiration from the gallery's baroque Octagon Room, Mindfulness Coach Sam from SamMantra will guide you through a series of creative mindful movement exercises, including gentle yoga & chi gung practices to explore the senses & bring a sense of stillness & calm...

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April
Sunday
5
12pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Spring Retreat Weekend - Heritage Tour

As part of the Orleans House Gallery, Spring Retreat Weekend, come and nourish your mind and feed your curiosity on our free Heritage Tour. Discover the stories that are hidden in the walls of this Grade 1 listed building, and delve into the lives of the people who made, lived in and saved this hidden Twickenham gem. With French Kings, Hanoverian Queens, Scottish Architects and even some poodles, our friendly volunteer guides will tell you all!

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April
Sunday
5
7:45pm  

TwickFolk
Kevin Bell launches his first CD at TwickFolk with this Showcase event - CANCELLED

This will be your first opportunity to buy the album and to hear an extended set by one of our finest resident songwriters.

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April
Tuesday
7
8pm  

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 found the ...

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April
Tuesday
7
 

Twickenham Jazz Club
Kelvin Christiane 'Allstars' Big Band - CANCELLED

Kelvin Christiane 'Allstars' Big Band (£14/£12)

More information

  • All sessions start at 8:00 and finish at 10:30
  • Admission: £13.00-£15.00 (Concessions: £11.00-£12.00)
  • All enquiries to: 020 8286 3242

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April
Thursday
9
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
EEL PIE CLUB 20TH BIRTHDAY - Eel Pie All-Stars - POSTPONED

The Eel Pie Club is 20 years old in April and we are having a party to celebrate.

  • £14 (£12 Members)

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April
Monday
13
1-3pm  

Orleans House Gallery
Bank Holiday Afternoon Tea and Tour

This Easter Monday, join us for a whistle-stop journey through the gallery's 300-year history and learn about the architects, artists, residents and royals who form its history -- not to mention the incredible story of the gallery's £3.6 million restoration, told beneath the Octagon Room's breath-taking golden chandelier.

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April
Tuesday
14
7:45pm  

Richmond Concert Society
Quartetto Adorno (string quartet) - CANCELLED

  • Beethoven: String Quartet in A minor, Op. 132
  • Puccini: Crisantemi
  • Zemlinsky: String Quartet No. 3

In 2017 Quartetto Adorno won the Third Prize (First Prize not awarded), the Special Prize for the best performance of a contemporary piece and the Public's Prize at the International String Quartet Competition "XI Premio Paolo Borciani". During the thirty-...

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April
Friday
17
 

Harlequin Football Club
Harlequins vs. Northampton Saints

Harlequins vs. Northampton Saints in this Gallagher Premiership Rugby match.

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April
Saturday
18
   

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
The Clash

One of the biggest derby games is back when Bath Rugby take on Wasps in The Clash at Twickenham Stadium. Watch outstanding rugby with great entertainment on the greatest stage.

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April
Thursday
23
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
CATFISH

UK and British Blues Award winners Catfish have carved a reputation for themselves as an excellent live band with a phenomenal frontman in 24 year old guitarist/vocalist Matt Long who plays with a real passion for the blues.

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April
Friday
24
 

Harlequin Football Club
Harlequins vs. Bath Rugby

Harlequins vs. Bath Rugby in this Gallagher Premiership Rugby match.

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Kids OK
April
Sunday
26
10am-3pm  

Environment Trust
Plant Sale for Wildlife

Bring wildlife back into your garden this spring! Come along to the Environment Trust Plant Sale for Wildlife and Open Day at the Grade II listed Kilmorey Mausoleum in St Margarets on Sunday 26th April.

With a great selection of plants to encourage and sustain local wildlife including annuals, perennials, herbs, grasses, shrubs and many more this year's Plant Sale ...

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April
Sunday
26
2:30pm  

Normansfield Theatre
Festival Showcase - POSTPONED

Richmond Upon Thames Performing Arts present Festival Showcase

There will be a selection of outstanding and entertaining items in Music, Speech and Drama from the 2020 Festival.

More information

  • Tickets are £7 at the door or (£5 for Senior Concessions) Patrons, active Stewards, Teachers of those performing and under 16s are free).
  • Details

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April
Sunday
26
7:45pm  

TwickFolk
Nick Parker Saoirse Casey - CANCELLED

Nick Parker is a Glastonbury-based singer-songwriter. Nick's songs are often tongue-in-cheek and cheerful, and on the rare occasion when fun IS poked (usually at himself) it is always with a wry smile and an element of satire.

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May
Saturday
2
7:30pm  

Normansfield Theatre
An Evening of Classic Rock and Pop Music - including a special Pink Floydfeature

Used Notes, a Claygate-based band, augmented by two superb imported musicians, play rock and pop classics in their own style. From punchy 50s hits to exciting 80s stadium standards, this group will have the audience singing and swaying along, with their acclaimed Pink Floyd medley featuring songs from Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were Here and The Wall. The evening will begin with an ...

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May
Saturday
2
7:30pm  

Normansfield Theatre
An Evening of Classic Rock and Pop Music

Including a special Pink Floyd feature

Used Notes, a Claygate-based band, augmented by two superb imported musicians, play rock and pop classics in their own style. From punchy 50s hits to exciting 80s stadium standards, this group will have the audience singing and swaying along, with their acclaimed Pink Floyd medley featuring songs from Dark Side of the Moon, Wish You Were ...

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May
2-9
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society
SUMMERLAND

The year is 1869. The place is New York City. The dust is settling after the carnage and destruction of the American Civil War and, on Broadway, William H Mumler has set up his photography studio with his wife Katherine. Although he charges high prices he has many clients, especially among the rich and famous of the city. For William H Mumler is no ordinary photographer... RSS is proud to present the first European production of Arlitia Jones' thrilling and suspenseful play.

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May
Thursday
7
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
GARY FLETCHER BAND

A founder and ever-present member of The Blues Band with Paul Jones, Gary has appeared with and/or recorded with Peter Green, Maggie Bell, Van Morrison, John Mayall, Long John Baldry, Guy Barker, Bernie Marsden, Micky Moody, Kim Simmonds, Henry McCullough, Zoot Money, Nat Adderley, Guy Barker etc.

The music straddles blues, Americana and folk, playing guitar, slide, banjo, mandolin and ...

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May
8-10
   

Richmond Opera
The Dragon of Wantley - POSTPONED

After sellout shows of King Arthur in November, Richmond Opera are returning to Normansfield Theatre with the Dragon of Wantley in May 2020.

Wantley village near Sheffield is terrorised a child-gobbling dragon, and local hero Moore of Moorehall is entreated to put his drinking and womanising aside to take matters in hand. His methods are unorthodox to say the least...

This ...

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May
9-15
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Loot

By Joe Orton

Riotous slapstick meets dubious morals in Orton's outrageous comic masterpiece

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Two young friends stash the proceeds of a bank robbery in an occupied coffin, attempting to hide their spoils from the attentions of a psychopathic policeman, a serial-killer nurse and a grieving widower. In the ensuing comic carnage, Orton creates a ...

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May
Sunday
10
7:45pm  

TwickFolk
Singaround: Informal, unplugged song circle - CANCELLED

Another of our popular singaround evenings.

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May-Jun
15-27
   

Orange Tree Theatre
THE FALSE SERVANT - CANCELLED

When a man thinks he can cynically take a rich woman's money and then run off with an even more lucrative potential fiancée, he'd best not tell the fiancée by mistake.

Le Chevalier, a woman disguised as the son of an aristocrat, embarks on a plan that will expose the dark heart of this male power-play.

This version by Martin Crimp was acclaimed at its 2004 ...

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May
Sunday
17
7:45pm  

TwickFolk
Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage: Americana folk duo from Cambridge (UK) - CANCELLED

Huddled round a single microphone, singing intimate duets with just mountain dulcimer, dobro and guitar, Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage are an acoustic duo that sound classically timeless, yet their music is unique.

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May
Tuesday
19
7:45pm  

Richmond Concert Society
Sacha Rattle (clarinet) - CANCELLED

  • Hindemith: Clarinet Sonata
  • Debussy: Pemière Rhapsodie
  • Bernstein: Sonata for Clarinet and Piano
  • Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70
  • Berg: Four Pieces for Clarinet and Piano, Op. 5
  • Brahms: Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1

Zeynep and Sacha first met in 2005 in Oberlin Conservatory, studying the Mozart Kegelstatt Trio with ...

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May
Thursday
21
8pm  

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.

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May
Thursday
21
 

The Arts Society Richmond
Bath

The Holbourne Museum and the American Museum.

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May
Saturday
23
7:30pm  

Normansfield Theatre
La Traviata - POSTPONED

La Traviata (the fallen woman) tells the moving story of how a beautiful but doomed courtesan, Violetta, in the Paris of 1850, finds true love but then has to sacrifice her real happiness for the sake of her lover's reputation. This intimate opera was considered very risque at the time but, through its instantly recognizable arias and the tense emotionality of the music, has continued to ...

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May
23-24
   

Rugby Football Union (RFU)
HSBC London Sevens

Twickenham Stadium is hosting the penultimate leg of the World Rugby HSBC Sevens Series and it's set to be a weekend full of excitement as the series nears its conclusion. One of the final tournaments stops Tokyo 2020, join us for a weekend of great rugby, food, entertainment and music in a carnival atmosphere at The Home of England Rugby. The event takes place over 2 days on the Spring Bank Holiday in May.

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May
29-31
   

Normansfield Theatre
La boheme

INSTANT OPERA returns to the Normansfield Theatre for a revival of 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!

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May
Friday
29
 

Harlequin Football Club
Harlequins vs. Wasps

Harlequins vs. Wasps in this Gallagher Premiership Rugby match.

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June
6-13
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society
DINNER WITH THE FAMILY

This is a play which appears basically superficial, with lots of humorous dialogue, strange situations, bizarre parents, but there are deeper and more serious matters at stake. It is also a love story between Georges and Isabelle which may seem predictable, but is not. Those who reside with him and his wife Christine, and who are reliant upon him are faced with having to change their lives ...

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June
Tuesday
9
7:45pm  

Richmond Concert Society
Benjamin Grosvenor (piano) - CANCELLED

  • Rameau: Gavotte and Variations
  • Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E flat, Op. 7
  • Liszt: Ballade No. 2, Valses oubliées Nos. 1 and 2
  • Berceuse Valse de l'opéra de Charles Gounod

British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is internationally recognised for his electrifying performances, distinctive sound and insightful interpretations. His virtuosic ...

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June
14-20
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Teechers

By John Godber

An A* classroom comedy from one of Britain's most popular playwrights

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This frantic play within a play sees students Gail, Hobby and Salty pay homage to their idealistic drama teacher Mr Nixon in an end-of-term play.

depicts life in a modern school with all its social politics for both teachers and students alike. Far too many characters ...

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June
Thursday
18
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
Slim Chance

Slim Chance has its origin in the early 70's, formed by the legendary and brilliant songwriter, Ronnie Lane, who had been a mainstay of both the Small Faces and The Faces.

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June
Saturday
20
 

Orange Tree Theatre
HENRY V

We few, we happy few, we band of brothers...

A young king, with all to play for. Will it be game, set and match?

Prince Hal must take on new responsibilities. His country is deeply divided, and he must grow up and learn what it takes to be a good leader.

His enemies only want to play games and throw insults. Can he get everyone working together, and win through?

...

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June
Sunday
21
 

Orange Tree Theatre
I, AMDRAM

89 years. 172 different productions. I am the first female member of my family to not appear in a Thalians show for a reason other than pregnancy.

Amateur dramatics. The hidden history of many a performance artist.

From four generations of leading ladies comes one queer Londoner, sharing a story of return and reconciliation - with her hometown, cultural inheritance and secret ...

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Jun-Jul
27-3
   

Teddington Theatre Club
Gypsy

Book by Arthur LaurentsMusic by Jule StyneLyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Breaking out and breaking free. The musical story of Miss Gypsy Rose Lee

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Gypsy - the multi-award winning musical based on the true story of Rose Thompson Hovick and her daughters June and Louise as they struggle to succeed in show business. Follow the flourishing of Louise, as she ...

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Jul-Aug
3-1
   

Orange Tree Theatre
WHILE THE SUN SHINES

The most popular production in Orange Tree history returns for 4 weeks only!

★★★★★ "Rollickingly good fun" The Reviews Hub

★★★★ "Paul Miller's delightful production fizzes with fun... Make hay with a glorious night of theatre." Evening Standard

★★★★★ "...

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Kids OK
July
Saturday
4
11:30am-7pm  

St Margarets Fair
2020 Fair

The St Margarets Fair is a day jam-packed full of fun that will keep you thoroughly entertained. With live music on our main stage, our music tent, 5-a-side football competition, displays, fair rides, tea tent, Pimms stall, beer tent and BBQ. And our legendary Dog Show on little Moormead.

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July
Tuesday
7
8pm  

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 places, ...

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July
13-18
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

The Importance of Being Earnest remains one of the most popular, and perfect, comedies in the English language. Brimming with Wilde's rapier wit and epigrams and vividly drawn characters. Telling a tale of love, lost babies and three volume novels we see the story of Jack Worthing and Algernon Moncrieff in their pursuit in town and country of the women they love, the attempts of the redoubtable Lady Bracknell to thwart them, and the confusion of the Governess Miss Prism, and her pursuit of Canon Chasuble.

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July
Thursday
16
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
ATOMIC ROOSTER

Legendary Prog Rock Band, formed in 1969 from the ashes of The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, featuring original members Pete French and Steve 'Boltz' Bolton, along with Adrian Gautrey, Bo Walsh

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July
Thursday
30
8pm  

Eel Pie Club
PETER DONEGAN

Peter Donegan is the son of Lonnie Donegan, the King of Skiffle. Peter recently made headline news when he appeared on The Voice and duetted with Tom Jones in a song his father wrote for him. Peter is a talented musician in his own right. A songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, he plays Piano, Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica, Banjo, as well as lead vocals. He has toured with Lonnie Donegan, Van ...

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October
Thursday
22
7:30pm  

Optik Theatre
The Script Room

The Script Room, Optik Theatre's acclaimed showcase for new theatre writing returns to Richmond on March 19. The series, now in its third year, is a big hit with audiences with its exciting programme of original scripts performed by a terrific cast.

Showcasing original work by Russell Nichols, Tom Pauk, Tony Pipes, and Stephanie Weston.

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November
Saturday
28
7:30pm  


December
Tuesday
1
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 translator...

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February
21-24
   

Richmond Shakespeare Society
DREAM

The Young Actors' Company enter a world of higher nature, supernature and illusion, as they invite you to join them in Shakespeare's eternal tale of truth and beauty. The premise of this ever-popular work is taken forward in a new creation, perfectly suited to our time, and engineered for your magical mystery and delight.

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March
Sunday
21
7:30pm  

Hounslow Symphony Orchestra
SPRING CONCERT - CANCELLED

  • Saint Saens: Dance Macabre
  • Liszt Totentanz for Piano and Orchestra
  • Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

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