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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 transform into...

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Kids OK
Jul-Oct
4-25
   

Turner's House
Meet the Artist: colourful tote bags with Nicky Carvell - Family activity

Come and join a real artist to learn about how she became an artist and create with her beautiful and colourful tote bags inspired by Turner and his paintings. Find out some of the tricks the painter used to recreate his landscapes and try to paint your own!

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Kids OK
October
Saturday
19
10am-12:30pm  

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.

October
Saturday
19
10:30am  

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Turner's House
Willow Basketry Adult Workshop

Did you know that Turner used willow basket to catch eels during his fishing trips on the Thames? Join John Page for a day of learning, making and chatting, where you can meet new people, make your own basket and find out more about the history behind willow basketry. All materials and lunch are provided.

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October
Tuesday
22
10am-4pm  

The Arts Society Richmond
London Walk

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

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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  

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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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Orleans House Gallery
After Hours this Halloween

Join us for the next in our series of LATE events, as we once again open our spaces after hours.

With a pop-up bar serving enchanting elixirs, live music by renowned folk duo The Askew Sisters, secret silent disco in the subterranean vaults of our eighteenth century wine cellar and a first look at our brand-new Outsider Art exhibition, expect the unexpected as Halloween comes to ...

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October
Thursday
31
6-10pm  

Turner's House
The Big Draw Festival: What can you see? What can you feel? - Family activity

Join us in the world's biggest drawing festival! Explore Turner's paintings and find out what feelings you have looking at them. Explore the house the painter designed and lived in when he needed to relax, and get inspired by its features to great your Big Draw.

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Kids OK
November
Friday
1
10am-1pm  

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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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 the ...

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November
Tuesday
5
8pm  

Strawberry Hill House
Perspectives on Collecting: Holbein and The Tudor Court

The distinguished historian, David Starkey, will discuss collecting in relation to court painter to Henry VIII, Hans Holbein, and how he enriched understanding of the Tudor age. Holbein images are on display in Horace Walpole's Holbein Chamber at Strawberry Hill.

Tickets

  • Individual Lecture: £22
  • Lecture Series Ticket: £78 (all four lectures)
  • Online booking

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November
Wednesday
6
7:30pm  

Strawberry Hill House
Perspectives on Collecting: The Rise and Fall of the Country House Museum

From the seventeenth century wunderkammer, through Grand Tour collections, to Victorian assemblies of imperial plunder, the British country house has long been a lumber-room of appropriated cultural artefacts. Tim Knox looks at the way British and Irish country house proprietors pressed Egyptian antiquities, Greek and Roman marbles, Assyrian reliefs, Indian and Pacific curios and objects of ...

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November
Wednesday
13
7:30pm  

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
 

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.

November
Saturday
16
10:30am  

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Strawberry Hill House
Christmas Festival

Now in its fifth year, visitors can enjoy a day of festive shopping and seasonal décor in the stunning setting of Strawberry Hill House and their connecting neighbour St Mary's University, home of the grand chandelier-lit, Waldegrave Drawing Room.

From bespoke and original hand-made gifts, local crafts & produce - from over 40 exhibitors curated by The DecorCafe ...

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November
Sunday
17
10am-4pm  

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Strawberry Hill House
Perspectives on Collecting: Antony Gormley's Interventions in Historic Collections

Martin Caiger-Smith is the author of a recent major monograph on Antony Gormley, and curator of the artist's current exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts. In his talk, On Common Ground: Antony Gormley and the Collective, he will reflect on the exhibition, and consider how the collective principle lies at the core of Gormley's work - its meaning, its making and its public display. more information about Perspectives on Collecting: Antony Gormley's Interventions in Historic Collections

November
Wednesday
20
7:30pm  

Turner's House
Take Over Day - Family activity

What do the people working in a heritage house do? Join our Museum Take Over day to learn more about jobs in museums. Help us in cleaning and packing objects, make an inventory of our collection and go on a treasure hunt to find bugs who might damage the collection!

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Kids OK
November
Saturday
23
10am-1pm  

Strawberry Hill House
Perspectives on Collecting: Collecting the Home

The Victoria & Albert Museum's founding commitment to design education and industry forged an enduring connection to house and home that continues to the present day. The Museum's foundations were built on domesticity, which has played a leading role in the Museum's egalitarian vision of 'art for all'. In this lecture, V&A Director Dr Tristram Hunt will explore how ...

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November
Wednesday
27
7:30pm  

Orleans House Gallery
The Christmas Shopping Weekend

This year our hugely popular Christmas Shopping Weekend gets even better, with the introduction of our first-ever external market in our Stables Courtyard!

We have hand-picked some of the best London-based and local designers and makers to produce the perfect mix of gifts - from the vibrant designer homeware of Snowdon Flood, the stunning silk...

more information about The Christmas Shopping Weekend

Kids OK
Nov-Dec
30-1
12-5pm  

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
1
6pm  

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Turner's House
Wreathmaking and Christmas decorations inspired by nature - Adult workshop

Come and get inspired by nature to make your personalized wreath and Christmas decorations. Join us and enjoy a day of learning, making and chatting, where you can meet new people, get inspired by Turner's House's garden and learn more about Christmas in the Georgian era.

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December
Tuesday
3
10am-4pm  

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  

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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Turner's House
Christmas Cards Printmaking - Family activity

Who will you send your Christmas card this year? Join us and get inspired by the house the painter J.M.W. Turner lived in, and experiment with different printmaking techniques to make your own cards to send to the people you love!

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Kids OK
December
Saturday
7
10am-12pm  

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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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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December
Wednesday
11
7pm  

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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.

December
Saturday
14
10:30am  

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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
5
6pm  

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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

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 Gallery, the ...

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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  

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 found the ...

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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 places, ...

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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 translator...

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December
Tuesday
1
8pm  

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