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In their Footsteps: Richmond’s First World War

2 August - 16 November 2014

This year commemorates the centenary of the First World War. The borough will the staging a number of events, including this special exhibition.

Working with photographer Othello de Souza Hartley, young people will explore the stories and histories through people and places and the impact of the War on the locality. These stories will be brought to life through objects, artworks, creative writing and photographic recreations of narrative events.

Find out more about how Richmond is commemorating WW1

Art and Soul

Celebrating emotional and mental wellbeing through the arts.

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Fun With Fabrics

  • Sunday 5 October 2014
  • 2pm-3.30pm
  • Drop in, no booking necessary
  • £3 first child, £1 extra child

Find out about the fabrics of designer Christopher Dresser and work with artist Megan Dowsett to make your own fabric creations.

Big Draw

  • Sunday 12 October
  • 11am to 4pm
  • Free drop-in event for families.

Come and join us for a fun day of creativity. Take part in our adventure trail, have a go at gold leaf gilding and share your Big Ideas about transforming Orleans House. Learn more about the people places and secrets that surround Orleans House.

See Saw - Every Friday morning

Suitable for children under 5, See Saw allows children to learn, play and explore in our multi-sensory sessions designed to encourage creativity, curiosity and develop skills in communication, co-ordination and social interaction. No booking necessary just drop-in on the day.

More information about family activities

Contact the Arts Service

The Arts Service at Orleans House Gallery


Telephone: 020 8831 6000
Fax: 020 8744 0501
Email: artsinfo@richmond.gov.uk
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Updated: 30 September 2014