What's on - September 2017

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  • 2 September 2017 - 30 September 2017Drama/Dance/Musicals

    The River Girl

    Wendy Cope’s poem The River Girl takes us into the profoundly uncomfortable territory of male artists and the treatment of their female partners. Exposed in many a biography of writers, artists and actors is a partner whose personality is subordinate to that of the “star”. Wendy Cope uses a mixture of humour and irony to chart the course of one such relationship between a poet and his lover. Using the distinctive marionettes and the intimate atmosphere of the Puppet Theatre Barge, the company creates a unique theatrical event.

    Suitable for adults.

    September 2, 8** & 9, 15 & 16, 22 & 23, 29 & 30 at 7.30pm (** captioned performance)

    Puppet Theatre Barge event

  • 15 September 2017 - 6 October 2017Literature/Talks/Walks

    Utopias & Dystopias in Western Art

    
     

    A four part lecture series, delivered by Freddie Barber on 'Utopias and Dystopias in Western Art' from the Renaissance to the Modern period (with most focus on the 19th and 20th Centuries).

     

    Friday 15/9, 22/9, 29/9 and 6/10/17

    11.00-12.00

    Old Town Hall

    Whittaker Suite

    Whittaker Avenue

    TW9 1TP Richmond

    £12 per lecture

     

    delivered by Freddie Barber

    Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff event

  • 15 September 2017 - 6 October 2017Literature/Talks/Walks

    Utopias & Dystopias in Western Art

    
     

    A four part lecture series, delivered by Freddie Barber on 'Utopias and Dystopias in Western Art' from the Renaissance to the Modern period (with most focus on the 19th and 20th Centuries).

     

    Friday 15/9, 22/9, 29/9 and 6/10/17

    11.00-12.00

    Old Town Hall

    Whittaker Suite

    Whittaker Avenue

    TW9 1TP Richmond

    £12 per lecture

     

    delivered by Freddie Barber

    Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff event

  • 21 September 2017 - 16 November 2017Literature/Talks/Walks

    Belonging and Identity Tours Tate Britain

    Farquharson, the new director of Tate Britain, was clearly thinking along the same lines as we were (Read: 'I have a duty to lead people to the unfamiliar') when he describes experiencing the collection at Tate Britain in themes (rather than period of style) and looking at the social factors that shaped art in specific periods.
    
    Please join us every fortnight during the Autumn at Tate Britain for our Belonging and Identity Tours!
    
    Thursdays 11-12.30, Please meet in the old entrance up the steps
    
    21 September: 'The Image of Women in Victorian Art', delivered by Hattie Bennett
    
    5 &19 October: 'Black Presences', delivered by Michael Ohajuru
    
    2 &16 November: 'Bucolic Britain': The Great Myth', delivered by Freddie Barber

    £15 per session

    Mariska Beekenkamp-Wladimiroff event

  • 23 September 2017 - 4 October 2017Museum/Heritage

    Visions of Teddington

    A special community exhibition celebrating the places and people of Teddington and spanning 800 years. Schools, community groups and local artists will contribute words, photographs, original art and much more.

    Free entry

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 24 September 2017Music/Gigs

    The Comedy Store: September

    Enjoy the very best in stand-up comedy at the Rose as The Comedy Store returns with the brightest talent on the UK and International circuit. This is the place to see the stars of tomorrow.

    More details of the line up coming soon.

    Rose Theatre Kingston event

  • 26 September 2017 - 30 July 2017Drama/Dance/Musicals

    Strictly Murder

    Provence. April 1939. English couple, Peter and Suzy, are living in idyllic isolation; far, it seems from the rumblings of the oncoming war. Their peace is suddenly shattered by a stranger from Peter's past who unearths secrets from a buried and hidden life, which throws Suzy's world into turmoil.

    In a world where the Third Reich is emerging as a dangerous regime, deceit, lies and subterfuge make this fast paced thriller a dark and nail-biting rollercoaster. Strictly Murder stars Brian Capron (Coronation Street, Where the Heart Is, Grange Hill, Celebrity Masterchef), Corrinne Wicks (Doctors, Emmerdale) and Gary Turner (Emmerdale).

    Rose Theatre Kingston event

  • 26 September 2017 - 31 July 2018Museum/Heritage

    Octagon Club

    Octagon Club is our weekly art club for young people with disabilities and additional needs aged 11 to 17. The club meets in the Coach House at Orleans House Gallery.

    Richmond Arts Service and Orleans House Gallery event

  • 30 September 2017Drama/Dance/Musicals

    The Magnificent Music Hall

    The Paper Moon Theatre Company proudly presents  “THE MAGNIFICENT MUSIC HALL ”

    Back by popular demand with a new show and a few surprises we invite you on our journey down memory lane to the glorious and glamorous heyday of the great ‘British Music Hall’  a truly golden era.

    Helming this splendid afternoon of rich entertainment of song dance, magic &laughter will be your eloquent & elegantly waistcoated Chairman  complete with gavel and sharp wit together with an ‘august’ line up  of artistes who have all appeared on BBC TV’S THE GOOD OLD DAYS ( now being rerun on BBC 4)

    CAREFREE, CHEERFUL & UNIQUELY BRITISH!

    Tickets: £18 and £16 concessions from 0333 1212 300 or online at www.langdondowncentre.org.uk

     

    Langdon Down Centre event

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