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Stalls available for Twickenham Festival of Lights

Why not book a stall for the Festival of Lights Christmas Fair?

Church Street will be marking the start of the Christmas season with the fair, taking place on Saturday 2 December from 12 noon until 6pm. 

The price for stalls is £28 for residents of the borough, or £38 for those outside of the borough.

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Residents encouraged to give household waste a second life

Richmond residents are being encouraged to give everyday waste a ‘second life’ and increase their recycling efforts for National Recycle Week, which starts today.

It aims to highlight how recycling just one extra item per household can significantly reduce the total amount of waste sent for incineration - and bring huge benefits to the environment and local communities.

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Sing along with the Regimental Band of the Honourable Artillery Company

Richmond residents are invited to come and sing along to an ABBA Medley, Queen, Wizard of Oz, Land of Hope & Glory and Jerusalem.

The Regimental Band of the Honourable Artillery Company will be at St Mary Magdalen for a concert celebrating Music Legends on 30 September at 2.30pm.

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Get moving for National Fitness Day

Residents will be encouraged to get fit and get moving this week with a programme of active taster sessions and workshops for National Fitness Day.

On Wednesday 27 September, all of the borough’s sports and fitness centres will have a range of activities running throughout the day.

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Celebrate Halloween on Church Street

Come and celebrate Halloween on Church Street in Twickenham.

There will be stalls, face painting, street food and live music. It will take place from 6 to 9pm on 31 October.

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Come along to Hampton Hill Theatre for 'The Turn of the Screw'

Teddington Theatre Club’s latest production ‘The Turn of the Screw’ will be at Hampton Hill Theatre from Sunday 1 to Saturday 7 October.

Tickets cost £12 for members and £16 for non-members.

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The Richmond Film Society presents Rams

The Richmond Film Society will be screening Rams, an Icelandic tragicomedy about brothers who haven't spoken in four decades.

The film will be shown at The Pete Postlethwaite Picture House, St Mary’s University on Tuesday 3 October at 8pm.

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Local athlete competes in World Triathlon Championships

Jessica Earp from Teddington competed in the Grand Triathlon Final in Rotterdam, finishing tenth in the World in her age category.

Finishing in the top 10 means that Jessica has pre-qualified for next year’s World Championships in Australia.

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Suffolk Road Recreation – have your say

Have your say on proposed improvements to Suffolk Road Recreation in Barnes.

Proposals include a new children’s play, new dog free area, new shrubs, trees and a wildflower meadow, as well as install additional seating throughout.

The consultation closes on 10 October.

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Former Richmond artist’s work to go on display

The Riverside Gallery at the Old Town Hall, Richmond will play host to an exhibition of work by mid-twentieth century artist Charles Mozley over the next few months.

Mozley, who lived in Richmond for twenty years, was part of the English Romantic movement. The exhibition will run from 30 September until 18 November 2017.

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Join the Friends of Barnes on a nature walk

Families in the borough are invited to join the Friends of Barnes Common for a fun family day of activities, a nature walk and tea and biscuits.

The event will be held on 1 October at 10.15am at the Cricket Pavilion at Vine Road Recreation Ground and will continue on the first Sunday of every month until next August!

Pre-booking is required.

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Plenty on the shelf this Libraries Week

The annual celebration of our libraries takes place during October and this year’s programme of activities is bound to get many people involved.

Libraries Week is a chance to discover the range of creative, innovative and diverse things you can do at your library. The borough’s libraries are putting on a variety of talks, learning sessions and activities, with something on offer for everyone.

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Are you ready for some Boxercise in Richmond?

Richmond residents are invited to try Boxing, one of the most fun ways to exercise!

Classes take place every Wednesday until 25 October, from 7.30 to 8.30pm at Duke Street Baptist Church.

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The Museum of Richmond calls on local school teachers for help

The museum is calling on local school teachers to take part in a focus group to help improve their projects and programmes for local primary schools.

The group will be held on Wednesday 11 October 4.30 to 6.30pm and perks will include £20 for all participants, pizza and a free school workshop for up to 30 children.

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Come along for cookery courses with Age UK

Age UK’s popular cookery course, Man with a Pan, is back. Male Barnes residents are invited to come and learn some useful cooking skills and broaden their current knowledge.

The 6 week course starts on Thursday 26 October, 12 to 2pm, at the Barnes Green Centre. It costs £25 in total and includes all food and recipes. 

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Free children and young peoples counselling at Relate

Relate London SW offers free counselling to children and young people aged between 5 and 18 years old, who live or study in the London boroughs of Richmond and Kingston under our contract with Achieving for Children.

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Cabbage Patch 10 is around the corner

The local 10 mile run, The Cabbage Patch 10, is taking place on Sunday 15 October starting on King Street, Twickenham and finishing at York House.

Although places to run are now sold out, you can come along and cheer the runners on. The race starts at 10am.

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A free workshop for food sellers

Richmond foodies are holding a free workshop with guest speakers to help businesses with visual merchandising techniques and store layouts to help increase sales.

The event will include tips on how to make the most of your space, how best to organise window displays and how to attract customers. 

The event will take place on 28 September from 6 to 7.30pm at Richmond Library Annexe. Registration is essential. 

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Charity cyclists’ ride to Richmond

18 cyclists who completed a 285 mile ride for charity from Fontainebleau in France to Twickenham, were welcomed home with much fanfare at Orleans House Gallery.

The cyclists were marking the 40th twinning anniversary between Richmond upon Thames and Fountainebleau. Funds raised by this event will go to local charity StreetInvest.

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Come along to the YMCA sale in Hampton

The YMCA White House in Hampton is having a table top sale on 30 September from 10am to 2pm. Come along to find a bargain or book a table to sell your old items.

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Updated: 21 Sep 2017