What's on - July 2018

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  • 1 July 2018 - 15 July 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    Barnes Fringe Festival

    Prepare yourself for our most exciting fortnight of the year- the Barnes Fringe Festival, back for the fourth year. We will be welcoming some of the biggest comedy names to the OSO, and this year will also be hosting a programme of theatre productions before they head up to Edinburgh. 

    Keep checking our website for up-to-date emails, but currently confirmed are Gyles Brandreth and Roger McGough.

    OSO Arts Centre event

  • 1 July 2018Music/Gigs

    Instant Opera Summer Opera Gala

    Hot from their sell-out operas and local concerts, Instant Opera present their first opera gala here.  Arias, grand chorus and other masterieces from Donizetti, Mozart, Puccni, Verdi and many more..

    Tickets are £18 (£15 for group bookings of 3+) from 0333 1212 300 or online at www.langdondowncentre.org.uk

    Langdon Down Centre event

  • 18th Century Georgian Furniture

    Drinks from 7pm. AGM at 7.30pm. One-hour lecture at 8pm.

    Following the July lecture, the committee invites you to stay for drinks and nibbles.

    An alternative title for this lecture could be ‘Furniture of the Age of Elegance’ because the term Georgian immediately conjures up images of elegant English Furniture. This lecture traces the development of elegance through style in relation to the design and construction of furniture during the 18th century. It commences with an appraisal of early 18th century walnut furniture and progresses through the Mahogany Rococo style of the 1740s to 1760s to the fancy-wood neo-classical styles of the last quarter of the century.

    Lectuer's Profile
    Janusz Karczewski-Slowikowski is a freelance lecturer and researcher in English furniture history and also antique dealer.

    The Arts Society Richmond event

  • How Does The Orange Tree Theatre Work?

    Thursday 5th July 2018. A talk by Paul Miller, Artistic Director of the Orange Tree Theatre, entitled How Does The Orange Tree Theatre Work? Where: Richmond & Hillcroft Adult Community College, Parkshot, Richmond, TW9 2RE.

    Door and Bar 7pm. Talk starts 7.30pm. Tickets £10, click here to purchase tickets or buy on the door on the night. Proceeds from the event will go to support RHACC students who have a learning difficulty and/or disability. The Portcullis Trust, charity No 281564.

    Portcullis Trust event

  • 6 July 2018Music/Gigs

    The Bratislava Hot Serenaders with the Serenader Sisters

    Back for their 4th UK tour, with this their only London date, this simply outstanding 21 piece internationally acclaimed Big Band ensemble includes multi reed players, 3 violins plus the beautiful Serenader Sisters trio. Led by brilliant trumpet player Juraj Bartos, the Serenaders play the music of Paul Whiteman, Ellington, the Goldkette Orchestra, early Basie and the famous Jack Hylton and Carroll Gibbons orchestras. It’s excitement all the way from musicians ranked amongst the world’s best, playing with amazing authenticity. “Terrific performance” - Edinburgh Jazz Festival

    Tickets: £20 / £18 LAC Members

    Pre-show supper available; £9.50 per person.

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • TTC Open Morning

    Hampton Hill Theatre throws its doors open from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm for members of the public to have a tour of the building and find out more about Teddington Theatre Club.  Come and have a look behind the scenes and after we show you round, have a cup of tea or coffee with members of the Club, who will be on hand to answer all your questions about the theatre and the Club - whether you want to find out more about taking part in our productions or attending our shows as a member of the audience. 

    Teddington Theatre Club event

  • 7 July 2018 - 13 July 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    The Matchgirls

    The Matchgirls

    Book & Lyrics by Bill Owen, Lyrics by Tony Russell

    Directed by Marc Batten

    A fight for justice: The original girl power musical

    Spring 1888. Frustrated by their terrible working conditions, a group of angry female match factory workers discuss their treatment by the factory owners. Anger soon turns to strike action and with the help of liberal reformer Annie Besant, they do battle with a callous and brutal management. But strike leader Kate is soon forced to choose between a new life in America with her fiancé or fighting on till victory.

    http://www.teddingtontheatreclub.org.uk/production/the-matchgirls

    Teddington Theatre Club event

  • 7 July 2018Choral/Choirs

    Peace at Last – The Boys Come Home

    A musical tribute to the Canadian soldiers who served their King and Country, to mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of the Great War.  Performed by the North Lakeshore Chorus - a visiting choir from Canada (including singers from Kingston Choral Society in Kingston, Ontario) together with Kingston Choral Society (from Kingston upon Thames).  Concert programme to include popular war-time music and songs.

    Piper – Garret Rodgers
    Piano - Jacqueline Mokrzewski 
    Guest Conductors – Ian Juby and Matthew Bell

    Tickets Adults: £13 Concessions: £11 Under 18s: £5
    https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/477712
    Box Office 020 8398 6782

    Following their successful visit to Kingston and concert with us in 2015, we are joining forces again with North Lakeshore Chorus from Canada for a concert at All Saints Church, Kingston at 7.30 pm on Saturday 7 July 2018.  Their conductor and many of their singers belong to Kingston Choral Society, Ontario.  The concert, entitled “Peace at Last – The Boys Come Home”, will be a musical tribute to the Canadian soldiers who served their King and Country, to mark the 100th Anniversary of the end of the Great War. 

    Their visit to Kingston and performance in Kingston Parish Church is part of a 16-day European Tour travelling to England, France, Belgium, Germany and Scotland visiting sites and memorials of significance to Canadian soldiers who fought from 1914-1918.  The touring 40-voice choir will be performing at a many of the venues in their itinerary to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War.

    Kingston Choral Society event

  • 7 July 2018Choral/Choirs

    Songs for a Summer Evening

    The Joyful Company of Singers presents Songs for a Summer Evening. Saturday 7 July at 7.30pm at St Anne’s Church Kew Green TW9 3AA.  A programme of English music by Parry, Vaughan Williams, Robert Pearsall, John Rutter, Judith Bingham, Alexander Campkin and Toby Young,  conducted by Peter Broadbent. In support of Integrated Neurological Services. Tickets £10 on the door and from www.eventbrite.co.uk

     

    The Joyful Company of Singers event

  • Diana Dors - Her Story

    After it's successful preview last year Diana Dors, Her Story comes to London's premiere off-West End venue prior to going on tour. The show is a sexy, saucy cabaret featuring Mandy Winters as Diana Dors.  Endorsed by Diana's son, Jason Dors-Lake, this is a rare opportunity to  hear about one of our most iconic film stars through words and song. 

    Tickets available from the Jermyn Street Theatre Box Office:http://www.jermynstreettheatre.co.uk/show/diana-dors-story/

    Blue Fire Theatre Co. event

  • 8 July 2018Music/Gigs

    Richmond Orchestra present: the World of Hollywood

    Richmond Orchestra brings another family- friendly concert to The Landmark with your favourite film music, both old and new, including Star Wars, Harry Potter, Schindler’s list and lots, lots more. Join them on a musical adventure from the lonely wastes of the prairies to the mysterious depths of space. Wands, cloaks, lightsabers and Stetsons all welcome!  www.richmondorchestra.org.uk

     

    Tickets: £15 adults / £12 Concs /£6 Student / £3 U12yrs

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • Guided walk on Hampstead Heath

    Please meet at 11am on Wednesday 11 July 2018.

    For further details please contact the Programme Manager on tel.020 8979 3834, email: wendyasim@btinternet.com

    Richmond Association for the National Trust event

  • 12 July 2018Choral/Choirs

    The Landmark Choirs Annual Concert

    The Landmark’s two resident community choirs join forces for their annual summer concert under the direction of their Choral Tutors Charlotte Brosnan and Charles MacDougall. With both choirs studying a wide repertoire come along and enjoy a wonderful evening encompassing traditional folk songs, world music, jazz, pop and much more.

    Tickets: £5 adults / Free U16s.

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • Guided walk on Hampstead Heath

    Please meet at 11am on Saturday July 14 2018.

    For further details please contact the Programme Manager tel.020 8979 3834, email: wendyasim@btinternet.com

    Richmond Association for the National Trust event

  • 14 July 2018 - 15 July 2018Visual Arts/Film

    The Art Course Show

    Work produced by participants of the Landmark’s year-round programme of visual arts and crafts classes. Covering a wide range of media including painting, drawing, illustration, creative textiles and more.

    Free Event

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 16 July 2018 - 21 July 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Shakespeare’s most popular and delightful comedy – set largely in a wood outside Athens and culminating in a massed wedding – is the perfect entertainment for our annual summer show.

    The play brings together the formality of the military court, the boisterous enthusiasm of the “Rude Mechanicals” and the mysterious charged night-world of the Faerie.  Our production will be inspired by the 1940’s and steampunk.

    www.richmondshakespeare.org.uk

    Richmond Shakespeare Society event

  • 21 July 2018Museum/Heritage

    Curator's Tour

    Discover more about some of the Museum of Richmond’s objects as the Curator shares her favourite stories from the collection.
    Curator’s Tours are free. Please meet at the Museum’s front desk.

    Museum of Richmond event

  • 26 July 2018Museum/Heritage

    Coach visit to Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and village

    Visit to Lacock Abbey then the Fox Talbot Museum and village, in Lacock near Chippenham. Postcode SN15 2LG.

    For further details please contact the Programme Manager on tel.020 8979 3834, email: wendyasim@btinternet.com

     

    Richmond Association for the National Trust event

  • Red Peppers (Edinburgh Fringe Preview)

    Blue Fire Theatre Co. make their debut appearance agt the Edinburgh Fringe this year.  For Noel Coward fans and anyone looking to have a jolly afternoon/evening who are not able to travel that distance we are previewing the show in Twickenham.  

    Red Peppers tells the sorry tale of George and Lily Pepper, a washed up Variety turn fed  up with their dreadful act and fed up with each other.  Sparks fly in the dressing room in this hilarious study of the unglamorous side of showbusiness.

    For our preview at the Mary Wallace theatre we have a full variety bill of support artists.  Come and see singing, recitations, expert musicianship and a bit of comedy too.  Variety returns to SW London for matiness and evening performances on 28th July.

    Blue Fire Theatre Co. event

  • 29 July 2018Music/Gigs

    Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day (FREE EVENT)

    Join us for the annual Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day on Sunday 29 July 2018. Together with a fabulous line up on the Main Stage there will be street food, art & craft stalls, fairground attractions, water zorbs, face painting children’s crafts and more.

    Since it was first held in 2006, the Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day has raised over £120,000 for Strawberry Hill House. Join us again this year for another fabulous day out with fun for all the family and help raise more funds for the continued restoration and development of Walpole’s Gothic Castle.

    Entry is by donation with proceeds going to the House.

    Times

    Gates open to the public from 12.00 noon. Music on the Main Stage starts at 12.30pm and finishes at 7.30pm.

    Contact

    For more information and updates please visit: www.strawberryhillmusicday.co.uk.

     

     

    Strawberry Hill House & Garden event

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