What's on - January 2018

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  • Social lunch

    Lunch followed by a musical entertainment.

    Please arrive at 12.30pm for lunch at 1pm.

    Full address: All Hallow's Church Hall, Erncroft Way, Twickenham.

    Contact details: the Programme Manager on tel:020 8979 3089; email: b.weisblatt@btinternet.com

    Richmond Association for the National Trust event

  • 6 January 2018Music/Gigs

    New Year in Old Vienna

    Celebrate the new year with this delightful classical concert.  This fundraisign concert is organised as a fundraising concert for Teddington Summer Music.

    The performers are Helen Clutterbuck (soprano), Daniel D'Souza (baritone), Tony Lamb (clarinet) and Tom Higgins (piano).

    Music byy Mozart, Schubert, Sullivan, J Strauss II, Lehar, Stolz, Kreisler, Ivor Novello and Noel Coward

    Tickets; £12 and £10 from 0333 1212 300 or online at www.langdondowncentre.org.uk

    Langdon Down Centre event

  • 6 January 2018Music/Gigs

    Thames Youth Orchestra

    Founded in 2005 and based in Kingston Upon Thames, the Thames Youth Orchestra is a registered charity and comprises 80 young musicians from local schools. Its ethos is defined by a challenging, adventurous approach to programming, combining well-established orchestral favourites with 20th century rarities and new commissions. This concert will feature such favourites as Dukas’ ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’, the ‘Hary Janos Suite’ by Kodaly, Ravel’s ‘Mother Goose Suite’ and Stravinksy’s ‘The Firebird Suite’.

    Tickets: £12 adults / £6 seniors & U18 years

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 8 January 2018Museum/Heritage

    Social Evening

    Dr Chris French hosts an evening of brain jangling local history quiz questions at the Borough of Twickenham Local History society’s Social on Monday 8th January. Great fun and a chance to chat. Non-members and guests £2.50.

    Twickenham (Borough) Local History Society event

  • 14 January 2018Music/Gigs

    The Simon Ferris Trio - Classics in the Afternoon Series

    The Simon Ferris Trio has appeared the UK since its formation fifteen years ago and specialises in juxtaposing the huge contrasts in style found in the Piano Trio genre. In this exciting programme, Mendelssohn’s ever-popular and lyrical Piano Trio in D minor will sit alongside the turbulent Shostakovich Trio no.2 composed in the midst of the Second World War.

    Tickets: £13.50 adults / £12.50 concs / £11.50 series discount & LAC Members

    Classics in the Afternoon

    A short series of intimate Sunday afternoon concerts featuring four groups of outstanding chamber musicians. Ticket price includes tea and cake and if you book two or more concerts you’ll receive a series discount.

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 14 January 2018Music/Gigs

    The Simon Ferris Trio - Classics in the Afternoon Series

    The Simon Ferris Trio has appeared the UK since its formation fifteen years ago and specialises in juxtaposing the huge contrasts in style found in the Piano Trio genre. In this exciting programme, Mendelssohn’s ever-popular and lyrical Piano Trio in D minor will sit alongside the turbulent Shostakovich Trio no.2 composed in the midst of the Second World War.

    Tickets: £13.50 adults / £12.50 concs / £11.50 series discount & LAC Members

    Classics in the Afternoon

    A short series of intimate Sunday afternoon concerts featuring four groups of outstanding chamber musicians. Ticket price includes tea and cake and if you book two or more concerts you’ll receive a series discount.

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 16 January 2018Visual Arts/Film

    Richmond Film Society – screening of 'Paterson' (USA)

    PLEASE NOTE OUR CHANGE OF VENUE. From January 2018, we shall be screening all our films at 'The Exchange', a new community facility opposite Twickenham Station. Its address is The Exchange, 75 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 1BE.

    Its amenites include a very comfortable, tiered 300 seat theatre, an onsite bar and a cafe. Our first screening at our new venue will be ‘Paterson’ on 16 January, 2018.

    The second half of RFS’s season commences with this gentle drama from Jim Jarmusch. Paterson is a bus driver-cum-poet named after the New Jersey town in which he lives and works. Thinking while he drives, he writes snatches of verse on his lunch break, drawing inspiration from passengers' conversations.

    Discounted memberships for the second half of our Season at The Exchange - comprising eight films and commencing with ‘Paterson’ on 16 January - are now available for £35 - i.e. for less than £4.40 per film (full-time students £20). Existing memberships are, of course, valid at the new location.

    Tickets on the night for non-members are £6 (£4 full-time students) and all are very welcome. Please come along and join us at The Exchange.

    Richmond Film Society event

  • 18 January 2018Museum/Heritage

    Visit to the Guildhall Art Gallery

    Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AE.

    Please meet at 2.30pm.

    Contact details: the Programme Manager on tel: 020 8979 3089; email: b.weisblatt@btinternet.com

    Richmond Association for the National Trust event

  • 23 January 2018 - 6 February 2018Literature/Talks/Walks

    Art History Lectures: History of Collecting & Collections (Block 1)

    This three-part lecture series on the history of collecting objects, displaying them, and sharing them with a public, covering the Renaissance to the present day.

    The series will include cabinets of curiosity, collections put together by artists, and ways in which museums have chosen to put their collections on display.

    • Date: Tuesdays 23 January (Cabinets of Curiosity), 31 January (History of Public Gallery and Museum), 6 February (Contemporary Artist Collectors) 2018
    • Time: 1 to 2.30pm
    • Location: Coach House, Orleans House Gallery
    • Price: £36 for the full series or £15 per drop-in session (10% off for Richmond Card holders)

    Please book online.

    Richmond Arts Service and Orleans House Gallery event

  • 24 January 2018 - 7 February 2018Visual Arts/Film

    The Painting Class: Block 1 Still Life, Oils

    Following on from our popular series 'Introduction to Oils', we will be running an intensive three week programme on capturing a still life in oils.

    Whether it's your first time using this medium or you're revisiting it, this oil course will teach you more about techniques, mixing and mediums. Suitable for all levels, beginners welcome.

    • Date: Wednesdays 24 and 31 January, 7 February 2018
    • Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
    • Location: Coach House, Orleans House Gallery
    • Price: £90 for the course, including materials (10% discount for Richmond Card holders)

    Richmond Arts Service and Orleans House Gallery event

  • 25 January 2018Literature/Talks/Walks

    Lecture on the Eloping Heiresses of Osterley

    Lecture on the Eloping Heiresses of Osterley by Wendy Sim.

    At the Vestry Hall, 21 Paradise Road, Richmond. Doors open at 2 pm for a 2.30 start.

    Members' tickets cost £3.50 and guests' £4.50.

    For further details please contact the Programme Manager on tel. 0208 979 3089, email: b.weisblatt@btinternet.com.

    Richmond Association for the National Trust event

  • 25 January 2018 - 26 April 2018Visual Arts/Film

    Life Drawing

    Draw from a life model under the guidance of an artist and learn simple and effective techniques to develop and enhance your drawings. All abilities welcome.

    • Date: Thursdays 25 January, 22 February, 22 March, 26 April 2018
    • Time: 7 to 9.30pm
    • Location: Coach House, Orleans House Gallery
    • Price: £120 for series or £30 per workshop including materials (10% discount for Richmond Card holders)

     

    Richmond Arts Service and Orleans House Gallery event

  • 26 January 2018Music/Gigs

    Martin Simpson - Trials and Tribulations

    World renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Martin Simpson released his 20th solo album ‘Trails & Tribulations’ in late 2017. A guitarist of formidable talent, he has been recognised as one of the world’s finest fingerstyle guitarists and a master of both acoustic and slide guitar. Equally at home playing English and American folk, blues and his own compositions, his solo shows bear witness to an artist at the very top of his game. “One of the virtuoso instrumentalists of the English music scene” - The Guardian.
    Tickets: £17 / £16 concs / £15 LAC Members)
    Pre-show supper available; £9.50 per person. 

     

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 27 January 2018Music/Gigs

    Anthea Fry - Afternoon at the Theatre - Classics in the Afternoon Series

    Anthea Fry (piano) was a prize-winning student at the Royal Academy of Music under the guidance of Robin Wood and Max Pirani. A Wigmore Hall debut led to engagements around the UK, on London’s South Bank and in Europe and USA. She performs widely as soloist and chamber musician and tours the world as a music examiner. Her programme for this concert is based on themes from opera and ballet.  

    Tickets: 13.50 adults / £12.50 concs / £11.50 series discount & LAC Members

    Classics in the Afternoon

    A short series of intimate Sunday afternoon concerts featuring four groups of outstanding chamber musicians. Ticket price includes tea and cake and if you book two or more concerts you’ll receive a series discount.

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 28 January 2018 - 3 February 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    A View from the Bridge

    By Arthur Miller, directed by Dane Hardie

    A tragic masterpiece of love, family and betrayal.

    Eddie Carbone ekes out an existence working the docks in 1950s Brooklyn, where he lives with his wife Beatrice and her young niece Catherine. Now a teenager, Catherine elicits a longing in Eddie that he does his best to repress. But when two illegal Italian immigrants arrive and one of them falls for Catherine, Eddie’s inner turmoil violently explodes and the stage is set for tragedy.

    http://www.teddingtontheatreclub.org.uk/production/a-view-from-the-bridge

    Teddington Theatre Club event

  • 30 January 2018 - 24 April 2018Literature/Talks/Walks

    Creating Writing: Painting to Paper

    Develop your creative writing and learn how to generate inspiration from poetry, gallery exhibitions and even the world around us. This term we will be using the following exhibitions to generate ideas and stories:

    • A Collector's Lot: Richmond Borough Art Collection and its Creators
    • Water Water Everywhere: foundation Gallery
    • Art & Soul: Kaleidoscope

    Sessions will focus on developing a creative dialogue between the writer and the art work, based on a series of writing exercises and responses to the exhibition.

    London poet, Agnieszka Studzinska has an MA in Creative Writing from the UEA, and is currently working towards her PhD at Royal Holloway. Her first debut collection, Snow Calling was shortlisted for the London New Poetry Award 2010. Beginners of all abilities are welcome.

    30 January, 20 February, 13 March, 24 April

    10am - 12pm in the Stables/Main Gallery

    Price: £25 per session including materials/£22.50 for Richmond Card holders

    Capacity: 8 - Please book online

    Richmond Arts Service and Orleans House Gallery event

  • 30 January 2018Visual Arts/Film

    Richmond Film Society – screening of 'Embrace of the Serpent (Colombia)

    PLEASE NOTE OUR CHANGE OF VENUE. From January 2018, we shall be screening all our films at 'The Exchange', a new community facility opposite Twickenham Station. Its address is The Exchange, 75 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 1BE.

    Its amenites include a very comfortable, tiered 300 seat theatre, an onsite bar and a cafe. Our first screening at our new venue will be on 16 January, 2018.

    'Embrace of the Serpent' is the story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant. A highly original drama, which was short-listed for the Foreign Language Oscar.

    Discounted memberships for the second half of our Season at The Exchange - comprising eight films and commencing with ‘Paterson’ on 16 January - are now available for £35 - i.e. for less than £4.40 per film (full-time students £20). Existing memberships are, of course, valid at the new location.

    Tickets on the night for non-members are £6 (£4 full-time students) and all are very welcome. Please come along and join us at The Exchange.

    Richmond Film Society event

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