Hamptons and Teddington news

Road closures in Kingston

Diversions and road closures around Kingston town centre and on Kingston Bridge will be in place overnight from 8pm on Saturday 23 March to 12 noon on Sunday 24 March.

Teddington and Hampton:

  • Kingston Bridge will be closed from west to east, and road users are advised to travel into Kingston along Portsmouth Road.

Richmond and Richmond Road:

  • Traffic will be unable to return via Kingsgate Road, but will be diverted across Kingston Bridge towards Hampton and Teddington.

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Ham and Petersham's Great British Spring Clean

To get the area looking at its very best for the finals of Britain in Bloom, the Ham and Petersham Association is taking part in the Great British Spring Clean on Saturday 30 March.

Litter pickers will meet at Ham Pond from 10am - join local groups, schools and scouts who will be out to give the area a good spring clean!

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Local author nominated for 2019 Children’s Book Award

John Condon, a local author who lives in Teddington has been chosen by the children of the Children’s Book Award as one of the Top 10 books for the 2019 award in Younger Children category.

His book, The Wondrous Dinosaurium is a quirky, hilarious picture book about the trials and rewards of finding the perfect pet.

The winner will be announced at the Award's Day on Saturday 8 June in Kensington, London.

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Trumpeter's House Garden Party

Relax in the beautiful gardens and listen to the summer sounds from the Barnes Concert Band at Trumpeter's House Garden Party on Saturday 15 June from 2 to 5pm.

Tickets are £10 for adults, £5 for children aged 4 to 13, and under 4s go free. Tickets include a glass of wine or a soft drink, tea and cake, and can be purchased online or on the door.

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The Petersham Consort: Renaissance choral classics for Lent

Visit the historic and intimate setting of St Peter’s Church in Petersham on Sunday 24 March at 6pm for the Petersham Consort. A performance of choral classics acappella from across Europe, in the medieval and renaissance periods.

Tickets are £10, £5 for concessions. To book please email petershamconsort@gmail.com.

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London Our Space Award is now open

The Our Space Award is a grant scheme, which was launched by the charity Groundwork London back in the spring of 2018, to encourage communities to take ownership and pride in their local spaces.

Local community groups can now apply for a grant between £500 and £5,000 to either create or improve an open space; whether that is a park, housing estate, town centre, woodland, or school grounds.

Applications are open until Monday 25 March, 5pm.

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The Eel Pie Club music night

Twickenham's only not for profit band project, Powerjam, presents an evening of live rock and pop music for both adults and students of all ages!

The Eel Pie Club will open its doors on Wednesday 27 March from 6.30pm, offering a rare opportunity to enjoy live music.

Tickets are £5 for adults, £2 students and £2 for Eel Pie Club Members. For more information email annatexier.powerjam@gmail.com.

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Future High Street strategies seminar

Come along to a Chamber of Commerce seminar, sponsored by Richmond Council to learn more about the Business Rate Relief scheme.

The seminar will be held at York House, Twickenham, on Tuesday 30 April from 2 to 4pm. This event will include an external speaker to discuss the borough's high streets and appropriate future strategies. Also, it will be discussed how to change expectations of consumers, communities, workers, suppliers, local environment and the impact of the internet.

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Free family seed planting event

The Petersham Horticultural Society are holding a free family seed planting event from 2 to 4pm on Saturday 9 March in the Petersham and Ham Sea Scouts Field.

You will be able to make seed bombs, paper pots, seasonal pictures and more! Tea and cake will be on sale in aid of a new hut for the Sea Scouts.

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Leader of Richmond Council meets Evelyn Wenzel, President of ARCIF

The Leader of Richmond Council, Cllr Gareth Roberts met with Madame Evelyne Wenzel, the President of the Fontainebleau twinning association this week to discuss plans for the sixtieth  Anniversary of the Twinning between Fontainebleau, Konstanz and Richmond.

The commemoration of the anniversary will take place in Richmond on Thursday 27 and Friday 28 June 2020.

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LSCB Walking out of Darkness 2019

The LSCB Walking Out Of Darkness fundraiser event will take place in London on Saturday 18 May 2019 at the Battersea Park Bandstand, SW11 4NJ.

This year Walking out of Darkness events will promote Mental Health Equality for All. Join thousands of past participants who have previously donated over £300,000 to mental health or suicide prevention charities.

Thee event will start at 9am, and ticket prices range from £0 to £10.

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Events

10.30am
Mar 19
Barnes Green Centre Church Road Barnes SW13 9HE
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8pm
Mar 21
All Saints Church, 63 East Sheen Avenue, London SW14 8AX
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7pm
Mar 21
Riverside Room, Old Town Hall Richmond, TW9 1TP
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6.30 to 7.45pm
Mar 21
Fifth Cross Road, Twickenham, TW2 5LH
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10am to 1pm
Mar 23
Twickenham Stadium, Whitton Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW2 7BA
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10.30am
Mar 26
Barnes Green Centre Church Road Barnes SW13 9HE
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10:30am to 12pm
Mar 28
United Reformed Church, Hampton Hill TW12 1NB
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11am
Mar 29
Richmond Library Annexe Quadrant Road, Richmond TW9 1DH
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10am
Mar 30
Ham Pond Ham Common Ham TW10 7JG
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2.30pm
Mar 30
The Exchange, 75 London Road, TW1 1BE
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7 to 9pm
Mar 30
St Michael's Church, Wilcox Road, TW11 0SP
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10.30am
Apr 2
Barnes Green Centre Church Road Barnes SW13 9HE
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1:30 to 5pm
Apr 6
St Mary's Church Church Street Twickenham TW1 3NJ
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9.30am to 5.30pm
Apr 6
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 9WT
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9.30am to 12.30pm
Apr 12
94-102 High St, Hampton Hill, Hampton TW12 1NY
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7pm
Apr 12
The National Archives, Bessant Drive, Kew TW9 4DU
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10am to 4pm
Apr 12
WWT London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, SW13 9WT
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10.30am
Apr 16
Barnes Green Centre Church Road Barnes SW13 9HE
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Love Your Local Care Home Week

Local charity, Embracing Age want care home staff to know how much the work they do is appreciated by organising Love Your Local Care Home Week from Monday 25 to Sunday 31 March 2019.

Simply pop in to your local care home during these dates with a box of chocolates or a creative gift for the staff, and a little note saying how much their work caring for our older people is valued.

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Virginia Woolf statue in Richmond

Aurora Metro Arts & Media are fundraising to create the first life-size bronze statue of Virginia Woolf in the UK, having now been granted planning permission after successful public consultation.

Virginia Woolf lived in Richmond upon Thames with her husband Leonard from 1914 to 1924 where she developed as a writer and wrote short stories, essays, reviews and novels.

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Eel Pie Island Jazz and Wine Tasting River Cruise

Tickets are now on sale for the the one and only Eel Pie Island Jazz and Wine Tasting River Cruise on the New Southern Belle. Taking place on Wednesday 19 June, the cruise is part of the Twickenham Festival.

Cruise from Eel Pie Island to Hampton Court and back between 7 and 11pm. Enjoy a fish and chip supper, live jazz and wine tasting for £45 for a single ticket and £80 for two.

For tickets please call Crusader Travel on 020 8744 0474.

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Have your say on transport strategy

Businesses across the borough are being invited to help shape the next Transport for the South East’s Transport Strategy.

Have your say on the key issues and challenges that businesses face including congestion, journey times, connectivity, and the impact of new technology. You can also express your views on how the transport network could develop to support future growth plans.

Complete the survey by 31 March 2019.

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Richmond’s largest children's fun run is back!

Richmond Runfest are excited to announce that registration for the Kids Mile is now live. The race will take place on Saturday 14 September in Old Deer Park.

To celebrate the launch, they have released a 50% early bird discount of £7.50 for the first 100 registrants! Around 800 free places will be offered to local participating schools.

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Spring at the Bandstand

The next Middlesex Yeomanry Band Concert, Spring at the Bandstand, will be held on Sunday 31 March from 2.30pm at YMCA White House in Hampton.

The programme includes music from stage and screen, concert favourites, foot-tapping marches, and much more.

Tickets are £12 (children free), and include a programme and refreshments. For more information email judy.morrison1@btinternet.com or phone 020 8941 1227.

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Teddington Art Competition

Teddington Together have just launched an art competition, encouraging children to create a drawing, painting or collage of what they love about Teddington!

There are some great prizes to be won for all ages. Simply drop your picture into Teddington Carpets or The Kings Head in Teddington. Entry costs £2 with all proceeds going to Red Nose Day and the Teddington Christmas Lights Up.

Please, submit your artwork before Friday 15 March.

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Way Out West jazz concert

Way Out West, a jazz collective of professional muscians will be at The Home Guard Jazz Club 76A Richmond Park Road, East Sheen, SW14 8DZ, on Sunday 10 March.

They will be performing a set of blues and ballads from the standard repertoire contrasted with Charles Mingus great gospel and Ellington influenced compositions.

Tickets are £10 on the door. Doors open 5.30pm for 7.30pm start.

 

Comedy Night Fundraiser

Tickets are now on sale for a Comedy Night Fundraiser at The Bearcat Comedy Club at the Turks Head in St Margarets on Monday 20 May 2019.

Tickets are just £21.75. All funds raised will go to The Compassionate Friends, a charity supporting bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents.

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Updated: 13 Apr 2017