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Age UK lunch

Join our friendly welcoming group of over 50s for lunch on the third Wednesday of every month. Enjoy a delicious main meal and a hot drink for just £12.

Come along and meet new people or bring your friends and have a browse around the beautiful garden centre.

Booking is essential and food orders must be confirmed the week before the lunch takes place, by emailing communityservices@ageukrichmond.org.uk or calling 020 8744 1965.

 

Hampton Wick Big Picnic

Come along to King's Field from 12 noon to 3pm on Sunday 23 June to meet local charities and associations, and most importantly YOUR neighbours in Hampton Wick!

Bring your picnic or enjoy the BBQ, ice creams and live music from various local bands and singers. There will be a free bouncy obstacle course, traditional games and sports, tug of war and a tombola, plus archery, cricket, a balloon modeller, face painting and much much more.

The event is free and everyone is welcome.

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Share your views on Richmond's Voluntary Sector

The charity Richmond CVS is running a survey for the local voluntary and community sector, to capture information about the changes affecting the sector and the impact on the borough's wider community.

If you work or volunteer with a local group please share your views. 

Have your say

 

Best Learner Award for Richmond upon Thames College student Ian Canlas

On Thursday 23 May, Richmond upon Thames College student Ian Canlas was awarded with the Best Learner Award at the House of Lords.

Every year, Richmond upon Thames College nominates an outstanding student for the Best Learner Award. Ian stood out among other students due to his impressive development. Although not being an English native speaker, he gained distinction grades in Level 2 UAL Diploma in Art and Design course. Through hard work, Ian then progressed onto Level 3, gaining distinction grades again.

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RuTC celebrates new building with Topping Out Ceremony

On Friday 24 May, staff and students from Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) celebrated the Topping Out Ceremony of its new building, Richmond Building, with their construction partner ISG.

The ceremony was opened by Robin Ghurbhurun, RuTC’s Chief Executive and Principal, and student Bethannie York, who recently won The Diana Award, carried out the tightening of the last bolt.

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Six hundred pledge not to idle their engines

Six hundred individuals, businesses, schools and community groups have signed the pledge to help make Richmond upon Thames an idle-free borough by switching off their vehicle engines when stopped. The six hundred pledge comes in the run up to Clean Air Day on Thursday 20 June 2019.

Sign the pledge and show your support for getting cleaner air in the borough.

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Guerrilla gardeners restore colour to riverside

Members of the Richmond Society tended to the plot between Buccleuch Gardens and the former Three Pigeons pub beside the Thames at Richmond, clearing the area and planting bulbs to restore colour to the area.

Thanks are due to the Metropolitan & Public Gardens Association and Taylors of Holbeach who donated 250 bulbs, Ham House for more than 300 bulbs, Petersham Nurseries for more than 150 plants and members of GoodGym Richmond who dug, weeded, composted, and helped to plant bulbs.

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The Vineyard School Summer Fair

Come along to the Vineyard School Summer Fair on Saturday 22 June from 12 noon to 4pm. 

Visitors will enjoy go-karts, mega slide, bouncy castle, kids yoga & games and more! There will also be live entertainment, a silent auction, and a bbq.

Tickets are £3 for adults and children enter for free.

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Learn to row this summer

Putney Town Rowing Club are looking for new members to join them this summer, with two action-packed courses for those seeking a new hobby.

if you're interested in being part of something really exciting, with hard work, a new found level of fitness and a huge group of new friends, then sign up now.

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RuTC Catering students continue to win gold

During May half term, Richmond upon Thames College (RuTC) Catering students competed at the 2019 Wessex Salon Culinaire competition and walked away with four gold, three silver and one bronze medals.

The annual competition, hosted by the Craft Guild of Chefs, is one of the UK’s most highly respected competitions for young chefs and attracts over 500 competitors.

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Mark Clean Air Day in Richmond

Richmond town centre will be awash with Tesla electric vehicles, street entertainment, and a smoothie bike to mark Clean Air Day on Thursday 20 June.

Visitors to our stand outside Richmond Station will also be able to get more information about air quality, and can sign up to make Richmond upon Thames an idle-free borough. Vehicle engine idling is a major contributor to poor air quality in London.

The event runs from 11am to 4pm.

Sign the idling pledge

 

Events

7.30pm
Jun 16
Normansfield Theatre Langdon Down Centre 2a Langdon Park Teddington TW11 9PS
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2pm
Jun 16
Old Deer Park, Twickenham Rd Richmond, TW9 2SF
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10.30am
Jun 18
Barnes Green Centre, Church Road, Barnes SW13 9HE
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8.30pm
Jun 19
Olympic Studios 117-123 Church Road Barnes, London SW13 9HL
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9.15am to 12.30pm
Jun 20
Cole Court, 150 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 1HD
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8pm
Jun 21
Landmark Arts Centre Ferry Road Teddington TW11 9NN
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10am to 4pm
Jun 21
Landmark Arts Centre Ferry Road Teddington TW11 9NN
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12 to 4pm
Jun 22
The Stag Brewery, Lower Richmond Road, Mortlake, SW14 7ET
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12 noon to 4pm
Jun 22
Friars Stile Rd Richmond TW10 6NE
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1pm
Jun 22
Church Street, Twickenham, TW1 3NT
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4 to 8pm
Jun 23
Pensford Field, entrance between 17 and 19 Pensford Avenue
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11.30am to 5pm
Jun 23
Trumpeters House Old Palace Yard Richmond TW9 1PD
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10.30am
Jun 25
Barnes Green Centre, Church Road, Barnes SW13 9HE
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10.30am to 1pm
Jun 25
Shannon Room 1 & 2 St Mary’s University, Twickenham Twickenham TW1 4SX
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5 to 8pm
Jun 25
Richmond upon Thames College Egerton Road Twickenham Middlesex TW2 7SJ
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5 to 8pm
Jun 25
Richmond upon Thames College Egerton Road Twickenham Middlesex TW2 7SJ
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7.30pm
Jun 26
Mary Wallace Theatre, The Embankment, Twickenham
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11am to 1pm
Jun 27
The Richmond Library Annex, Quadrant Road, Little Green, TW9 1DH
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7.30pm
Jun 29
Normansfield Theatre 2A Langdon Park, Kingston Road Teddington TW11 9PS
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10am to 6pm
Jun 29
Landmark Arts Centre Ferry Road Teddington TW11 9NN
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10am to 3pm
Jun 29
Kneller Gardens, Twickenham TW2 6PH
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2 to 4pm
Jun 30
Richmond Library Annex Quadrant Road Richmond TW9 1DH
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12 noon to 5pm
Jun 30
Udney Hall Gardens Langham Road Teddington TW11 9NN
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10am to 5pm
Jun 30
Landmark Arts Centre Ferry Road Teddington TW11 9NN
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RHACC Open Day

Whether you want to learn a new skill, meet new people, boost your career or improve your wellbeing - there are so many options to choose from at Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College.

Many people will be eligible for discounts and concessions and some courses will be completely free.

Find out more at the open day and get all your questions answered.

The open day runs from 10am to 4pm on Saturday 6 July.

Register now

 

SporTedd on look out for good causes

The sports community group SporTedd is on the look-out for deserving causes in the local area following a period of successful fund-raising.

Recent events such as a Question and Answer dinner with Lord Sebastian Coe and former Manchester United and Chelsea Chief Executive Peter Kenyon have significantly boosted the group’s funds.

So far, SporTedd has made donations to the Richmond Paddle Boarding Club, Chase Bridge School, Teddington swimming pool and most recently to the Down’s Syndrome Active group in Teddington.

If you are an organisation, club or even individual who needs help to start a sport-related project or develop an idea, we would be happy to consider your application.

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Get on Board 2019 - Say no to plastic pollution!

This year's stand up paddle board event takes place on Friday 21 June and runs from Kew Bridge to Richmond.

The aim of Get on Board is to highlight the problem of plastic pollution in our waterways. It is also about creating a great community event involving residents, businesses, workers and charities both on the water and on the towpath.

This event is run by Richmond BID. If you would like to take part, registration is recommended.

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LGBT Film makers

In honour of Pride Month, Barnes Film Festival will celebrate the impact of LGBT filmmaking within the industry with the intimate event  In Conversation: LGBT Filmmakers and The Industry on Wednesday 19 June at 8.30pm.

The event will be hosted by BBC's Evan Davies and will feature some of the UK film industries' most exciting new talent. The panel will share their work through showreels and highlights reels, as well as engage with the audience for a Q&A session.

Tickets can be purchased via the Olympic Studios website.

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Mamas and Tots programme

This is for mums who are looking to make friends and experience something new and different in the community. 'Mamas and Tots' is a travelling programme, where you can take part in a new and fun activity each week with other mums - you can bring along your little one too!

If you would like to know more please email missldale@hotmail.com.

 

Back to Netball: Vineyard School

Back to Netball sessions are up and running at The Vineyard School, Richmond Hill every Monday from 5.30 to 6.30pm. Back to Netball is a programme of pay-and-play activity that provides ladies with a gentle re-introduction to the sport.

Sessions are led by a UKCC Level 2 Coach and cover basic skill development and court play in a safe environment that is set up to nurture social interaction.

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What's on at Twickenham Green Baptist Church

Everyone is welcome to the exciting summer special events at Twickenham Green Baptist Church this month.

There will be a Father's Day event with special guests on Sunday 16 June.

Attend the Summer Social on Saturday 22 June, starting at 7pm and enjoy live music, dancing, fun and food. This is a free event, and no registration is required.

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Church Street goes Green!

Church Street will transform into a green oasis for the annual garden event taking place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 June as part of Twickenham Festival.

There will be many stalls including crafts, plants and horticulture stalls, as well as street food and entertainment. The street is pedestrianised for the day and it is free entry.

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See Powerjam perform live

The talented youth band Powerjam will be performing at the Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day this Sunday from 11.30am.

Join in the afternoon of music and fun at Strawberry Hill House with Powerjam kicking off on the main stage at 12 noon.

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Updated: 04 Sep 2018