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Saturday 14 December 2019

20 events.

  • 16 September 2019 - 2 December 2019Visual Arts/Film

    WEA Richmond - Art Appreciation - What is Modernism

     ART APPRECIATION

     

    What is Modern about Modernism?                               Course ID:   C2420813

    11 weeks from Mon. 16th Sept. 2019; 14.00 – 16.00.  Half term 28/10.

    Venue: Oddfellows Hall, 15 Parkshot, Richmond, TW9 2RG

    Tutor:   Gitanjali Pyndiah    Fees: £97.90

    This course will make a parallel with the notion of being ‘modern’ and question

    how and why the movement influenced artists across the world.

     

    TO ENROLL

    To enrol online, go to www.wea.org.uk, quoting course reference ID,  or by phone on

    0300 303 3464.  For  more information,  contact Carol Veitch on 020 8979 5929

    Workers' Educational Association (WEA) , Richmond Branch event

  • 22 November 2019 - 24 November 2019Visual Arts/Film

    Sparkle: Contemporary Craft and Gourmet Food Fair

    Your sparkling festive season starts here!  See and buy a dazzling range of comtemporary work from more than 70 designer makers including jewellery, glass, ceramics, stylish accessories and so much more, plus a  mouth-watering selection of gourmet food.  Hundreds of bright and bold gift ideas.

    Admission:  £4 / £3 concessions / LAC members & U16s free

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 18 September 2019 - 4 December 2019Visual Arts/Film

    WEA Richmond - Art Appreciation - Gallery Visits

    London Gallery Visits                                                      Course ID:    C2420817

    11 weeks from Wed. 18th Sept. 2019; 11.00 – 13.00.    Half term 30/10.

    Venue:  Field Visits (Meet first week at National Gallery, Getty Entrance)).

    Tutor:   Sally Ward    Fees: £97.90

     On this course we will visit a wide range of galleries in London.  Those enrolled will advised of where to meet before the course starts.

    TO ENROLL

    To enrol online, go to www.wea.org.uk, quoting course reference ID,  or by phone on

    0300 303 3464.  For  more information,  contact Carol Veitch on 020 8979 5929

    Workers' Educational Association (WEA) , Richmond Branch event

  • 16 September 2019 - 2 December 2019Visual Arts/Film

    WEA Richmond - Art Appreciation - Orientalism in 19th Century Europe

    ART APPRECIATION

    Orientalism in 19th Century Europe              Course ID:   C2420812

    11 weeks from Mon. 16th Sept. 2019; 10.30 – 12.30.  Half Term 28/10

    Venue: Oddfellows Hall, 15 Parkshot, Richmond, TW9 2RG

    Tutor:   Gitanjali Pyndiah    Fees: £97.90

    In the 19th century, Orientalist painting was a specialism of English and French

    academic art.  This course looks at the works of s range of artists, such as

    Eugène  Delacroix and William Holman Hunt, and their representation of what

    was defined as the Orient – Turkey, North Africa and the Middle East.

    TO ENROLL

    To enrol online, go to www.wea.org.uk, quoting course reference ID,  or by phone on

    0300 303 3464.  For  more information,  contact Carol Veitch on 020 8979 5929

     

    Workers' Educational Association (WEA) , Richmond Branch event

  • 21 September 2019 - 7 March 2020Visual Arts/Film

    TAC Winter Programme

    Our 2019/20 Winter Programme of indoor painting sessions starts on 21st September 2019 at All Hallows Church Hall, Erncroft Way, Twickenham. For further details see our website. 

    Twickenham Art Circle event

  • 18 September 2019 - 11 December 2019Visual Arts/Film

    Wednesday Art Clubs at Orleans House Gallery

    Exciting weekly workshops offer budding young creatives the opportunity to explore a range of artistic media with our experienced artists. Projects are delivered in group sizes of no more than sixteen in specially equipped workshop spaces allowing participants to try messy and adventurous media!

     

    Art Clubs at Orleans House Gallery will be run by Artists Cheri Smith (Younger groups) and Michela Valsania (Older groups) for the Autumn Term.

     

    Wednesdays

    3.45-5pm

    For ages 5-9 years and 9-14 years

    £144 for a 12 week term starting 18th September

     

    For full info and booking, please visit our website: https://www.orleanshousegallery.org/learning/children-families/children/

    We also run Art Clubs on Thursdays.

    Richmond Arts Service and Orleans House Gallery event

  • 19 September 2019 - 12 December 2019Visual Arts/Film

    Thursday Art Clubs at Orleans House Gallery

    Exciting weekly workshops offer budding young creatives the opportunity to explore a range of artistic media with our experienced artists. Projects are delivered in group sizes of no more than sixteen in specially equipped workshop spaces allowing participants to try messy and adventurous media!

     

    Art Clubs at Orleans House Gallery will be run by Artists Cheri Smith (Younger groups) and Michela Valsania (Older groups) for the Autumn Term.

     

    Thursdays

    4.30-5.45pm

    For ages 5-9 years and 10-15 years

    £144 for a 12 week term starting 19th September

     

    For full info and booking, please visit our website: https://www.orleanshousegallery.org/learning/children-families/children/

    We also run Art Clubs on Wednesdays.

    Richmond Arts Service and Orleans House Gallery event

  • 17 November 2019 - 30 December 2019Visual Arts/Film

    Love Me or Leave Me

    Preceded by a prelude on the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ)

    A fictionalized account of the rise of jazz singer Ruth Etting (Doris Day) from taxi driver to movie star and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marti Snyder (James Cagney).  Songs include “You Made Me Love You (I Didn’t Want to Do It”

    Tickets £7.50 Concessions £6.50

    Musical Museum, Brentford event

  • 13 November 2019 - 24 November 2019Visual Arts/Film

    Beyond Landscape: Deborah Burnstone & Alison Lumb

    Includes artists’ talk: 23 November,  2.30pm. No need to book.

    Featuring paintings, prints and video, this two-woman show explores the resonance of urban, edgeland and coastal places and reveals landscape to be as much a psychological and cultural space as a physical location.

    Alison Lumb is interested in how certain places and situations enable us to enter a state in which the world and time are held in suspension, and we slip loose from our conscious sense of self and identity. Her prints and paintings feature a range of liminal subjects such as train journeys and people at play, in public spaces and lost in contemplation.

    She often combines printmaking and painting. Her hybrid prints can involve screen print, monoprint and digital printmaking. She feels that this layered way of working suits the way we encounter the world: filtered through other media, our cultures, and our personal life experience.

    Deborah Burnstone explores places at the edges of human settlement – stretches of road at night, landscapes at dusk, the coast, the riverbank. In her paintings and videos people gaze out to sea and wander the landscape. ‘At these places there’s a gap in our day-to-day world and we sense something beyond us,’ she says. In her paintings Deborah searches for a simple painterly way of expressing this experience. Her videos interweave sound, voice, stories, time and place and are made from spontaneous encounters with people and place.

     

    One Paved Court event

  • 22 November 2019Visual Arts/Film

    Talk: Reimagining Jane Austin's Quilt

    Elizabeth Betts will give a talk based on the community quilt project made at Jane Austin's House Museum in Hampshire. Inspired by the coverlet that is on display in the museum which was made by Jane, her sister Cassandra and their mother, over 300 people across the world took part in the making of two quilts based on the author's life story. Elizabeth worked on the project for 11 months as a quilt designer and facilitator.

    Information which may be of help for visitors:

    Please arrive from 7pm for a 7.30pm start. Giving you time to sign in, peruse our sales table, and library, and help yourself to coffee/tea. There will be a few news & notes before the talk. We are a very friendly group and you will receive a warm welcome.

    For info. your first visit to one of our Friday evening meetings is free!, second and third visits are £10.00 each and thereafter we ask you to please join our membership-a happy group of embroiderers & textile enthusiasts of all skill levels & ages (we also have a Young Embroiderers Group), with lots of fun and interesting activities on offer.

     

    Kingston & District Embroiderers' Guild event

  • 22 November 2019 - 27 October 2019Visual Arts/Film

    Resident artist show at Brentford Gallery and Studios Johnson's island

    A rare chance to visit Johnson's Island, a small artists community in Brentford which open their studios twice a year using both the Purpose built gallery as well as inviting you into their studios.  The island has a delightful  feel of  a long gone  Rustic Idyll,  6 traditional buildings made using reclaimed materials which have recently been added  to the Conservation Area for Brentford. there are 22 artists on the island including: A hat maker; Globe maker; Mosaic artist ; Ceramist; Collage artist ; Guitar maker and numerous painters from detailed realist to abstraction.  Look out for the local herons, and if you see a bright blue neon flash ..... you just missed the kingfisher.

    Brentford Gallery & Artists Studios event

  • 4 August 2019 - 31 January 2020Visual Arts/Film

    Barnes Artist Winter show at Wetland Centre

    A collection of local artists showing artwork in response to artists in residence at The London Wetland Centre.  An ideal opportunity to buy some art for Christmas or that special birthday present.  A diverse range of painting, drawing, sculpture on display and waiting for you in the upstairs gallery through the main shop of the centre.

    https://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/london/whats-on/barnes-artists-at-london-wetland-centre/5523

    Barnes Artists event

  • 17 November 2019 - 23 November 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals

    Pornography

    Pornography by Simon Stephens

    Directed by Josh Clark

    An amateur production by arrangement with Casarotto Ramsay and Associates Ltd

    July 2005, Britain feels like it's at the centre of the world. Big events are happening and there's a buzz in the air.  You can feel the anticipation and the eyes of the world upon us, but in less than an hour in central London, everything will change.

    Pornography is a shattering, kaleidoscopic portrait of Britain as it crashes from the euphoria and promise of the 2012 Olympics announcement into devastation of 7/7.

     

    Teddington Theatre Club event

  • 6 September 2019 - 6 December 2019Drama/Dance/Musicals

    WEA Richmond - Personal Development - Mindfulness

     

    Personal Development                                                                         

     

    Mindfulness                                    Course ID:    C2420825

    11 weeks from Fri. 6th Sept. 2019; 10.00 – 1200.

    Half term 25/10, no sessions on 01/11 and 08/11.

    Venue:  The White House, 45 The Avenue, Hampton, Mddx., TW12 3RN

    Tutor:    Lakhbir Bhandal     Fees: £97.90

    This course aims to build knowledge and understanding of Mindfulness techniques

     and to enable students to learn regular mindfulness and meditation practices.

    TO ENROLL

    To enrol online, go to www.wea.org.uk, quoting course reference ID,

    or by phone on 0300 303 3464.  For  more information,  contact Carol Veitch on 020 8979 5929

    Workers' Educational Association (WEA) , Richmond Branch event

  • 22 November 2019Music/Gigs

    JKL-Jazz play at the Triple Crown Pub

    JKL-Jazz will be playing at the Triple Crown pub in Richmond. They will be playing a mix of jazz, Latin and possibly some funk, blues and pop .... who knows! They will be featuring singers Teresa and Susan.

    JKL-Jazz event

  • 16 September 2019 - 2 December 2019Choral/Choirs

    Richmond Monday Lunchtime Course-Duke Street Church

    singersandsongs.com is coming to Richmond for a Course from 16/9 @The Duke Street Church, central Richmond.

    I am an Ex West End Leading Lady and Jazz Singer.,and Vocal Coach. I will teach the Lunchtime course.

    Mondays 1/05-2.00 10 weeks £110.00 Concs £105.00

    Find your solo voice and sing

    Fun and very informative to all who sing and wish to know more about their voice.

    check out the website for info or call 07956 323782 to chat and find out more.

    Established for 11 years on 6 local Venues.

    Start your week with great breathing and singing and learn about styles and genres and your voice.

    No need to read music.

    to Book a place email info@singersandsongs.com

    singersandsongs.com event

  • 10 September 2019 - 26 November 2019Museum/Heritage

    WEA Richmond - History - An Introduction to 20th Century History

     

    History

    An Introduction to 20th Century History                    Course ID:   C2420823

    11 weeks from Tue. 10th Sept. 2019; 13.30 – 15.30.

    Venue: St. Andrew’s Church, Church Road, Ham, TW10 5HG:

    Tutor:  Julian Roberts   Fees: £97.90

    This course will introduce key themes and events from 20th century history, to provide

    and overall appreciation and basis for further courses or reading.

    TO ENROLL

    To enrol online, go to www.wea.org.uk, quoting course reference ID,

    or by phone on 0300 303 3464.  For  more information,  contact Carol Veitch on 020 8979 5929

     

    Workers' Educational Association (WEA) , Richmond Branch event

  • 18 September 2019 - 11 December 2019Museum/Heritage

    WEA Richmond - Literature - British and Irish Literature, 1880-1940

    Literature

    British & Irish Literature, 1880 - 1940                       Course ID:   C2420821

    11 weeks from Wed. 18th Sept. 2019; 10.00 – 12.00.

    This is the first of two 11-week terms.

    Venue: Oddfellows Hall, 15 Parkshot, Richmond, TW9 2RG

    Tutor:    Sarah Wardle   Fees: £97.90

    This is the first of two 11-week courses studying the literature of the period 1880 – 1940.

    TO ENROLL

    To enrol online, go to www.wea.org.uk, quoting course reference ID,

    or by phone on 0300 303 3464.  For  more information,  contact Carol Veitch on 020 8979 5929

     

    Workers' Educational Association (WEA) , Richmond Branch event

  • 12 October 2019 - 23 February 2020Museum/Heritage

    The Lost Dress of Elizabeth I

    The Bacton Altar Cloth at Hampton Court Palace

    The only surviving example of Elizabeth I's dresses

    Following new research and conservation, Historic Royal Palaces Curators believe that the Bacton Altar Cloth once formed part of a dress worn by Elizabeth herself.

    The high-status silver chamblet silk, professional embroidery including gold and silver thread, and distinct evidence of pattern cutting all suggest that the item was once an item of elite court dress. Tudor law meant that only the very highest levels of nobility and royalty were allowed to wear dress that contained gold and silver.

    New research supports the theory that this was intended for the highest level of customer and that it is an item of dress from Elizabeth's own wardrobe, making it the only known surviving example of Elizabeth I's clothing.


    See website for more information

    Hampton Court Palace event

  • 22 November 2019 - 5 January 2020Museum/Heritage

    Hampton Court Palace Ice Rink

    Prepare to be swept away this Christmas as the stunning Hampton Court Palace ice rink returns for another year.

    Join us to skate against a backdrop of one of the greatest palaces on earth – Henry VIII's historic home, Hampton Court Palace. The open-air ice rink epitomises the very best in festive fun.

    Located in front of the palace, our stunning ice rink offers something for everyone, from novice to expert. Enjoy a daytime skate, perhaps followed by a visit to the palace, or soak in the ambience of an evening session, when the historic Tudor gate is bathed in light.

    Open daily (closed Christmas Day)

    Ticketing information

    Ticket includes 45 minutes on the ice rink and skate hire. Visit https://hamptoncourtpalaceicerink.co.uk/ to book.

    Adult/teen (13+): from £15
    Child (3-12): £10.50
    Family (1 adult + 3 children or 2 adults + 2 children): from £45
    Skate Aid (must be booked in advance): £5

    The ice rink is not included in palace admission.

    Hampton Court Palace event

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The Diana Armfield Drawing Competition

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