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Monday 10 August 2020

15 events.

  • 21 February 2020 - 21 July 2020Literature/Talks/Walks

    Watermans With Words: Scientific Pioneers

    In a double bill of two fascinating talks in our regular Watermans With Words series, we discover the true stories of Scientific Pioneers who have changed our world in very different ways from two excellent speakers.

    7pm Talk: The Butchering Art – Lister's Quest to Transform Victorian Medicine with Lindsey Fitzharris (1hr incl Q&A)

    Surgeons are miracle-workers. But it was not always so. In her book ‘The Butchering Art’ (Daily Mail, Guardian and Observer Books of the Year 2017 and winner of 2018 PEN/E.O Wilson Prize for Literary Science Writing) and this accompanying talk, medical historian Lindsey Fitzharris recreates the turning point when pioneering surgeon Lister transformed the harrowing practices common in Victorian operating theatre – known as the ‘gateways of death’ – ultimately leading to the vaunted surgical profession we know today. This is the story of a visionary British surgeon whose quest to unite science and medicine delivered us into the modern world – the safest time to be alive in human history.

    Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris is a bestselling author, and medical historian with a doctorate from the University of Oxford. Her debut book, The Butchering Art, won the PEN/E.O. Wilson Award for Literary Science in the United States and was shortlisted for both the Wellcome Book Prize and the Wolfson History Prize in the United Kingdom.

    8.30pm Talk: Black Scientists and Inventors with Tony Warner (1 hr 15 mins incl Q&A)

    Back by popular demand, Tony Warner from Black History Walks will present a talk which gives a fascinating and comprehensive run down of everyday appliances which were developed by Black people, and phenomenal scientific achievements that have gone unnoticed by the mainstream. He will speak of Black people's involvement and innovations in computer games,  car safety, secret technology, vaccinations ,torpedoes, computing, optometry, biology, mechanics…; he detail the origins of African castles and ancient African astronomy and name Black inventors who got ripped off. With an audio-visual presentation and an interactive style, tony's talks are illuminating, important, and truly memorable.

    Watermans Art Centre event

  • 27 March 2020 - 16 November 2025Visual Arts/Film

    Joint Exhibition: Museum of Willoughby Allotment & Vicky Cooke Face Look Friends

    An exhibition bringing together two artists who like to categorise things, from facial expressions to found objects. Delve into the artefacts unearthed by the plotholders of Willoughby Allotments in the Museum of Willoughby Allotment. Dig into the lower reaches of Facebook’s tagged photos for a collection of candid expressions.

    This is a rare opportunity to visit the Small Artist Community situated on a sometimes sinking island on the River Brent. 1hour free parking in muti-storey car pak in Dock Road and access to island from Dock Road or bottom of Catherine Wheel Road TW8 8BD www.brentfordgallery.co.uk

     

    Brentford Gallery & Artists Studios event

  • 27 March 2020 - 16 November 2025Visual Arts/Film

    Joint Exhibition: Museum of Willoughby Allotment & Vicky Cooke Face Look Friends

    An exhibition bringing together two artists who like to categorise things, from facial expressions to found objects. Delve into the artefacts unearthed by the plotholders of Willoughby Allotments in the Museum of Willoughby Allotment. Dig into the lower reaches of Facebook’s tagged photos for a collection of candid expressions.

    This is a rare opportunity to visit the Small Artist Community situated on a sometimes sinking island on the River Brent. 1hour free parking in muti-storey car pak in Dock Road and access to island from Dock Road or bottom of Catherine Wheel Road TW8 8BD www.brentfordgallery.co.uk

     

    Brentford Gallery & Artists Studios event

  • 23 June 2020 - 5 July 2020Visual Arts/Film

    Summer Group Show

    Join us for an exciting exhibition of outstanding paintings, prints, ceramics and textiles by Fountain Gallery artists.

     

    Fountain Gallery event

  • 3 July 2020 - 19 July 2020Visual Arts/Film

    On line virtual exhibition

    The Artists@Redlees Art Studios are showing a representation of their work in an online virtual exhibition from 3rd July to 19th July. 

    An exciting mix of paintings, ceramics, jewellery, photography, cards and textiles will entice and inspire you.

    Follow the link on our website, to enter the virtual exhibition, images are interactive, click on the image to find out more about the work and if you are interested in any artists' work get in touch with them directly.

    We hope that we will be able to open our studios again in December for our usual Winter Open Studios.

    Friday 3rd July 2020 - Sunday 19th July 2020

    www.redlees.org

     

    Redlees Studios event

  • 3 July 2020 - 1 August 2020Drama/Dance/Musicals

    While the Sun Shines

    On the eve of his wedding, the young Earl of Harpenden – Bobby to his friends – has offered his room to Joe, an American soldier he drunkenly met the night before. When Bobby’s fiancée Lady Elizabeth turns up, Joe makes a move, thinking she must be Bobby’s ex, the wonderful Mabel Crum. But a Free French lieutenant also has eyes for her... And to complicate matters, Bobby’s future father in law turns up too.

    London in the Blitz, and identities get confused: time to make hay...

    The first major London revival of this delectably charming comedy in decades. Rattigan’s greatest hit played for over 1,000 performances in the West End when it opened in 1943.

    Artistic Director Paul Miller directs following his phenomenally successful production of Rattigan's French Without Tears, which played two sold out runs at the OT, before going on a national tour.

    ★★★★★ “Rollickingly good fun” The Reviews Hub

    ★★★★★ “Delightful comedy” Essentially Surrey

    ★★★★ “comes up fresh as paint” The Guardian

    ★★★★ “A lot of laughs... Miller’s production is one of immense charm.” The Stage

    ★★★★ “So many laughs you might opt to see it twice.” London Theatre 1

    Orange Tree Theatre event

  • 26 June 2020 - 4 July 2020Drama/Dance/Musicals

    Summer School in Italy

    Our 6th International Summer School will be held in the beautiful Cagli theatre in Marche on the Adriatic side of Italy for a week at the end of June / beginning of July. Emma Lucia Hands will lead 3 days on A Midsummer Night's Dream and Dame Janet Suzman will work on As You Like It.

    All who love the theatre, Shakespeare AND Italy are welcome to join us - we create the world of the play and stand scenes up and have a lot of fun in the process.

    http://www.shakespeareinitaly.org.uk Education - Summer School page for pdf with details.

    Special student rates available for sharing an apartment at Casa Lapis www.casalapis.com and Hotel Pineta, Cagli (PU) Marche

    Sharing Shakespeare - Shakespeare in Italy  event

  • 23 April 2020 - 4 July 2020Drama/Dance/Musicals

    #SharingShakespeare online platform of events during lockdwon

    #Playreadings #Sonnetslams #Pubquizzes and much more - come and join us and tell your friends - https://mailchi.mp/2defbe1bde7c/sharingshakespeare

    Sharing Shakespeare - Shakespeare in Italy  event

  • 19 June 2020 - 10 July 2020Music/Gigs

    The Living Room Sessions

    The Living Room Sessions are a series of weekly online concerts showcasing performances recorded by RMT students during lockdown!

    Join us on Fridays at 6pm on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RichmondMusicTrust

    Richmond Music Trust event

  • 30 November -0001 - 1 July 2021Choral/Choirs

    In Flagrante Choir 2020

    In Flagrante choir normally rehearses on Tuesday evenings, 19.30 - 21.30 hrs.  Venue : St. Anne's Church hall, Kew Green TW9 3AA.  All have been welcome to come along to meet, and sing with, the choir.  

    Singers have a great time working on a wide range of songs - a love of music and ability to hold a tune is all that's required!  No audition.  

    However, since the "lockdown" we have been having a fun weekly choir session singing with our Musical Director, Eamonn O'Dwyer, on Tuesday nights at 19.30 hrs.  You are most welcome to join this as we will be continuing through the summer months of 2020.  

    For further details on how to link in on Tuesday evenings, contact Cathy Jago on Catherine Jago  In Flagrante website is https://www.inflagrantechoir.com

     

    In Flagrante Choir event

  • 30 November -0001 - 1 July 2021Choral/Choirs

    In Flagrante Choir 2020

    In Flagrante choir normally rehearses on Tuesday evenings, 19.30 - 21.30 hrs.  Venue : St. Anne's Church hall, Kew Green TW9 3AA.  All have been welcome to come along to meet, and sing with, the choir.  

    Singers have a great time working on a wide range of songs - a love of music and ability to hold a tune is all that's required!  No audition.  

    However, since the "lockdown" we have been having a fun weekly choir session singing with our Musical Director, Eamonn O'Dwyer, on Tuesday nights at 19.30 hrs.  You are most welcome to join this as we will be continuing through the summer months of 2020.  

    For further details on how to link in on Tuesday evenings, contact Cathy Jago on Catherine Jago  In Flagrante website is https://www.inflagrantechoir.com

     

    In Flagrante Choir event

  • 3 July 2020 - 28 February 2021Choral/Choirs

    TCS Virtual performance; Lacrimosa, Mozart Requiem

    Unfortunately due to the general situation Teddington Choral Society had to cancel and postpone its Spring and Summer concerts and suspend its weekly rehearsals. But the choir has organized itself to allow the singers to continue practicing their repertoire and to maintain a strong connection.

    We have arranged a weekly project which gives the opportunity to the singers to sign up, record themselves and share their recordings so that we can create a virtual choir performance. 

    We have been extremely fortunate to have the support of our amazing IT specialist (Seamus, son of our Chairperson) who spent hours editing and mixing the final project. 

    We are also very thankful with the singers who have taken the courage to participate to these projects.

    We also had a very good feedback from the singers who did not participate but enjoyed listening and watching the performances.

    The Virtual Performance is a new entry in our range of activities and based on the members enthusiasm and the end results we will definitely continue experimenting it.

    Find here our virtual performance of Lacrimosa from the Mozart Requiem: https://youtu.be/pUEXxye1y3Q

    Teddington Choral Society event

  • 30 November -0001 - 1 July 2021Choral/Choirs

    In Flagrante Choir 2020

    In Flagrante choir normally rehearses on Tuesday evenings, 19.30 - 21.30 hrs.  Venue : St. Anne's Church hall, Kew Green TW9 3AA.  All have been welcome to come along to meet, and sing with, the choir.  

    Singers have a great time working on a wide range of songs - a love of music and ability to hold a tune is all that's required!  No audition.  

    However, since the "lockdown" we have been having a fun weekly choir session singing with our Musical Director, Eamonn O'Dwyer, on Tuesday nights at 19.30 hrs.  You are most welcome to join this as we will be continuing through the summer months of 2020.  

    For further details on how to link in on Tuesday evenings, contact Cathy Jago on Catherine Jago   In Flagrante website is https://www.inflagrantechoir.com

     

    In Flagrante Choir event

  • 30 November -0001 - 1 July 2021Choral/Choirs

    In Flagrante Choir 2020

    In Flagrante choir normally rehearses on Tuesday evenings, 19.30 - 21.30 hrs.  Venue : St. Anne's Church hall, Kew Green TW9 3AA.  All have been welcome to come along to meet, and sing with, the choir.  

    Singers have a great time working on a wide range of songs - a love of music and ability to hold a tune is all that's required!  No audition.  

    However, since the "lockdown" we have been having a fun weekly choir session singing with our Musical Director, Eamonn O'Dwyer, on Tuesday nights at 19.30 hrs.  You are most welcome to join this as we will be continuing through the summer months of 2020.  

    For further details on how to link in on Tuesday evenings, contact Cathy Jago on Catherine Jago   In Flagrante website is https://www.inflagrantechoir.com

     

    In Flagrante Choir event

  • 1 February 2020 - 5 September 2020Museum/Heritage

    Queen's Road 500 Years of History Exhibition

    The Museum is celebrating Richmond’s fascinating social history through its exciting new exhibition ‘Queen’s Road: 500 Years of History’ 

    Once a muddy track through the Richmond countryside, Queen’s Road is unrecognisable today. Discover the fascinating history of this road, including farmland owned by Tudor courtiers, a pest house for plague sufferers, grand Victorian developments and innovative social housing.

    Museum of Richmond event

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