Hamptons and Teddington news

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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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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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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Happy 10th Birthday to Who Let The Dads Out?

The popular Teddington dad and children's group, Who Let The Dads Out? turned 10 last week.

The group provides a great opportunity for dads to spend quality time with their children on a Saturday morning.

There are lots of events coming up for dads to come along to.

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Hate crime: Recognise it, report it

Residents are invited to take part in a forum on hate crime, how to recognise it and how to report it. The Police Borough Commander and representatives from the Ministry of Justice and the Crown Prosecution Service will be attending. 

The event takes place on Wednesday 4 October from 9.30am to 4pm at York House. 

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Celebrate Older People's Week with Age UK

Join Age UK and FiSH to hear a talk about 'Autumn at Kew' by a guest speaker on 3 October at their Barnes Green Centre.

Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided.

Booking is essential – to reserve your place please call 020 8876 2377 by 29 September.

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Join Hampton Hill photographic society

Hampton Hill photographic society is a local group run by passionate photograhers who meet once a month at St James’ Church Hall.

If you would like to join, email secretary@hamptonhillps.org.uk

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Celebrate the last night of the proms in Teddington

Teddington residents are invited to have dinner at a “Last Night of the Proms” themed evening at the Wharf Restaurant on 9 September.

The event will be broadcast on a big screen with a traditional singalong at the end. Get your tickets now!

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Review of community facilities in Teddington

Services for older residents in Teddington at Elleray Hall and two local charities for adults and children with disabilities could see improvements to their facilities thanks to a review we are undertaking.

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Come along to the new farmers market in Teddington

A new farmers market is launching at Turing House School at Teddington from Sunday 10 September.

The market will host 25 different food stalls each week, offering a wide variety of ingredients from farmers, fishermen, plant growers, bakers, cheese makers and more.

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Come along to a Teddington School open morning

Residents who are looking for a future secondary school for their children are invited to a tour of Teddington School.

The open mornings will be on Tuesday 3, Thursday 5 and Wednesday 11 October from 9 to 11am. There will be a student guided tour followed by a talk from Headteacher, Mr John Wilkinson. Pre booking is required.

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11am to 6pm
Sep 22
Richmond Adult Community College
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Sep 25
Landmark Arts Centre, Ferry Road, Teddington, TW11 9NN
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Oct 14
Duke Street Church, Richmond
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Oct 21
Normansfield Theatre Teddington TW11 9PS
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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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Attend a health walk with Age UK Richmond upon Thames

Join Age UK Richmond upon Thames for a health walk with a guided tour around the gardens of Strawberry Hill House on 5 October from 2.30 to 3.30pm

Booking is essential as spaces are limited. Contact Sue Hollins on 020 8744 1965 to reserve your place.

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Ride40 anniversary celebrations

Eighteen cyclists have set off from Fontainebleau to mark the town’s fourtieth Twinning Anniversary with Richmond.

They will arrive at Orleans House Gallery on Sunday where a celebratory event will take place. 

The event takes place from 12 noon until 5pm.

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Teddington Theatre Club opens its 90th season

In celebration of their 90th birthday, Teddington Theatre Club are opening their autumn/winter season with “Under Milk Wood” by Dylan Thomas.

The play will be held from 17 to 23 September at the Hampton Hill Theatre at Coward Studio.

Tickets are now on sale from £10.

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College celebrates achievements at student awards

The achievements of Richmond upon Thames College students were celebrated at the annual awards ceremony at York House last week.

Around 130 guests attended the ceremony including students, parents, staff and members of the local community such as Twickenham’s MP Sir Vince Cable and the Mayor of Richmond upon Thames, Councillor Lisa Blakemore.

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Fallow Deer Cafe planning application approved

The planning application for the Fallow Deer Café and Bar in Teddington was approved by Richmond Council last night, subject to certain conditions.

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Be IT savvy with Age UK Richmond

Do you need help with your tablet or mobile phone? Book onto the Age UK Richmond tablet workshop to receive informal and friendly advice on how to use your device.

The workshop is on Wednesday 20 September at Whitton Youth Zone from 11am to 1pm and costs £10.

You can bring your own tablet or phone, or borrow one to use for the session.


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Learn how to create children's books

Learn the essentials of creating a children’s book for the contemporary market with Diane and Christyan Fox, a multi-award winning author and illustrator team who have created over 50 children’s books and stories for the BBC.

The 8-week course starts on Monday 25 September at the Landmark Arts Centre in Teddington.

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Students welcome at Richmond Furniture Scheme

Richmond Furniture Scheme is opening its doors this week to all students this September and October offering to help them furnish their student pads. Prices are affordable for those on a student loan budget. Delivery is available at a small charge.

Richmond Furniture Scheme sells donated, good quality furniture to all members of the public - with no appointment necessary.

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Updated: 13 Apr 2017