Listen to BBC Radio London's tour of Richmond
Community news on behalf of Visit Richmond | 21 March 2023
In partnership with Visit Richmond, Barry Caffey from the BBC recently toured the borough, broadcasting live from some of the top local attractions.
On Monday 6 March he interviewed Lisa Woodward, General Manager of WWT London Wetland Centre to learn more about the resident otters, Tod and Honey. Lisa also talked about the amazing birdlife that visits the centre throughout the year and how it was opened back in 2000 by none other than Sir David Attenborough.
Listen to Barry's interview with Laura (1:51:48 to 1:59:17)
On Tuesday 7 March, Barry interviewed Paul Richards from Richmond Park, London’s largest Royal Park. He heard more about King Henry’s Mound, free roaming deer, Isabella Plantation and why Paul loves Richmond Park.
Listen to Barry talking to Paul (2:38:43 to 3:02:59)
Wednesday 8 March was International Women’s Day and to mark the occasion, Barry interviewed Samantha Trinder, the owner of Bingham Riverhouse and Bhuti.
Listen to Barry speaking to Samantha (1:51:22 to 1:56:21)
Thursday 9 March was Barry’s last day in Richmond upon Thames which he spent interviewing Michele Whitby, Curator and Founder of Eel Pie Island Museum and Phil Watt, music historian and volunteer at the museum.
Listen to Barry's interview with Michele (1:55:02 to 1:59:26)
Up to: March 2023
Updated: 21 March 2023