Events

Wednesday 21st June 2017 – Heritage Guided Walk
The Almshouses of Richmond

Focusing on Richmond’s five sets of historic almshouses in The Vineyard and the Sheen Road – still fulfilling their original charitable purpose through effective improvement and restoration over recent years under the auspices of The Richmond Charities; returning via St Mary’s Grove to The Mitre.
7:30pm from Richmond Station upper concourse
£2 donation is requested to the Society’s Landscaping Fund.

Wednesday 5th July 2017 – Heritage Guided Walk:
Twickenham’s Riverside

Covering the area between Wharf Lane and Sion Road, and between Church Street and Embankment, including the site of the controversial Twickenham Riverside proposals, and a possible visit to John James’ elegant 18th century Parish Church of St Mary-the-Virgin; returning via The Riverside to The White Swan.
7:30pm from Richmond Station upper concourse, or take a bus to York House in Richmond Road and meet at the gates by 7.45 pm.
£2 donation is requested to the Society’s Landscaping Fund.

Wednesday 19th July 2017 – Heritage Guided Walk

In celebration of Old Palace Lane – one of the town’s oldest thoroughfares – to coincide with the Museum of Richmond exhibition Old Palace Lane: Mediaeval to Modern Richmond and the book being published by the Museum and Richmond Local History Society, and including a visit to the site of Richmond’s 1765 Theatre Royal to mark the 300th anniversary of the birth of David Garrick who wrote and gave the opening prologue; returning to The White Swan.
7:30pm from Richmond Station upper concourse
£2 donation is requested to the Society’s Landscaping Fund.

Thursday 21st September 2017 – Richmond Society Awards
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Illustrated review of architectural and landscaping developments in Richmond in the past year and presentation of the Richmond Society Annual Awards.
Followed by a Wine and Cheese party.
7:45pm in The Theatre, Richmond Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RE
Hot and cold drinks are available from 7.15 pm
An application form for tickets for the party will be included with the Autumn Newsletter.

Thursday 19th October 2017 – Forum Meeting

Come and give your views on subjects of current and local interest.
Topics will be announced nearer the time.
7:45pm in The Theatre, Richmond Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RE
Hot and cold drinks are available from 7.15 pm
Meetings are free to Members. Non-members are welcome for a £2 donation.

Thursday 16th November 2017 – Speaker Meeting
The role of the GLA’s London Assembly

Councillor Tony Arbour JP, Chair of the Greater London Authority’s London Assembly 2016-17 and long-standing Richmond Councillor, talks about the Assembly’s work
7:45pm in The Theatre, Richmond Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RE
Hot and cold drinks are available from 7.15 pm
Meetings are free to Members. Non-members are welcome for a £2 donation.

Sunday 3rd December 2017 – Making Tudor Mince Pies

For accompanied children under 13.
For details, please email Ian Bruce, chair of the Richmond Society.

Thursday 7th December 2017 – Richmond Society AGM and Party

7:30pm in The Theatre, Richmond Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond TW9 2RE
Hot and cold drinks are available from 7.15 pm
An application form for tickets for the party will be included with the Winter Newsletter.

 

Click here for the 2017 Programme Poster  –  Click here for the 2017 Walks Poster