What's on inRichmond


Welcome to Richmond

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Richmond - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Richmond to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Richmond

23
MAY
William the Conqueror
The Half Moon at Putney

.After a summer of festivals followed by a tour opening for Loose label‐mates Danny and the Champions of the World the band are now readying themselves for a run of headline shows.The indie‐rock three piece sees Ruarri joined by bassist Naomi Holmes…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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25
MAY
Endless Floyd - Live at The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon

. Celebrating 50 years of Pink Floyd ENDLESS FLOYD are a 10‐piece pink floyd tribute act providing a fully immersive live experience with a full light show along with film projections and classic tracks from amongst others Dark Side of the Moon…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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26
MAY
Hammersmith Market
Kings Street and Lyric Square

After the huge success of the first‐ever traffic‐free Hammersmith Market in December the popular street market is back.With a live performance stage 120 stalls and a packed line‐up of street entertainment for all the family this is a date for everyones…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02087 533739
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26
MAY
London 2 Brighton Challenge
Old Deer Park

Richmond West London Saturday morning and 000s of excited Challengers eagerly await the start in the tented village. Theres 100km of paths and trails the North Downs South Downs and some wonderful Sussex countryside before the coast line comes into view and…

Location: 0.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 096695
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26
MAY
Blooms & Beasties Treasure Trail
Strawberry Hill House & Garden

Seek out the blooms and beasties in our garden and take a lucky dip from our treasure troveAll summer from the 26th of May onwards we are running an outdoor trail for children every day the house is open. Come into the…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02087 441241
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26
MAY
Saturdays at PRYZM | The Stickmen
PRYZM

What a way to conclude May 2018 PRYZM Kingston brings to you the creatively talented Stickmen this is a night you are going to wanna be atPRYZM: EDM House Bassline.Disco: Party Classics.Bar: Deep House.Curve: RnB and Smooth Grooves.Category: Nightlife.Booking: https:go.evvnt.com216487‐0pid269…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

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26
MAY
The Doors Alive - Live at The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon at Putney

.The band re‐create the sound look presence and magic of a real 1960s Doors concert perfectly and effortlessly transporting the audience back in time with classic hits such as Light My Fire When The Musics Over Riders On The Storm The End…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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27
MAY
Dick Laurie and The Elastic Band
The Half Moon at Putney

.Cheerful mainstream jazz and speak easy the band play The Half Moon on the first and third Sunday of every month.Families welcome. Food served all day.Artists: Dick Laurie and The Elastic Band…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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27
MAY
Severs - BBC Music Biggest Weekend Fringe - Live
The Half Moon

. Woking‐based Severs bring their unique take on rock back to the Half Moon. Adding psychedelic elements and infectious electronic beats to grungy guitar sounds Severs inject some edge to the modern rock scene.Having previously played at the world famous Isle of…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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31
MAY
London History Day - Sandycombe on the Home Front
Turner's House

Join us to travel through time first learning about the impact of the Napoleonic wars on JMW Turners Art and his time at Sandycombe Lodge with the chance to make your own ship models inspired by the ones in the sitting room…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02088 925485
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01
JUN
The Smyths - Live at The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon at Putney

.Now in their tenth year The Smyths are the UKs longest‐established tribute to the one of the greatest bands of all time.Artists: The Smyths…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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02
JUN
The Leipzig Connection
Normansfield Theatre

The two directors of Teddington Summer Music are joined by an ensemble led by the distinguished violinist Madeleine Mitchell and containing some of Londons finest string players for a programme brimming with good tunes and rich lyricism. For centuries Leipzig has been…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 03331 212300
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02
JUN
LONDON RUGBY SEVENS IS BACK!
Twickenham Stadium

Watch Commonwealth Games Medalists on Home Soil at HSBC London Sevens Following the double bronze win at this years Commonwealth Games the returning team will now have their sights set on another win this coming June in London The HSBC World Rugby…

Location: 1.6 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02076 936999
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02
JUN
City Funk Orchestra - Live at The Half Moon
The Half Moon

. Featuring the great songs of Luther Vandross album Chaka Khan and Michael Jackson via Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye Sister Sledge Alexander ONeal Stevie Wonder Maze and more all performed with a spirit that springs from the special love amongst all…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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03
JUN
The Steve Gibbons Band - Live at The Half Moon
The Half Moon

. Analyse his music and superb self‐penned songs and youll find the influences of blues country even psychedelia.Born in Birmingham Steve first came to prominence as the leader of The Uglys an uncompromising outfit at the forefront of the Citys burgeoning 1960s…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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04
JUN
Walk in the Footsteps of JMW Turner
Turner's House

Join Catherine Parry‐Wingfield Turners House Trusts chairman on a walk from Sandycombe Lodge the painters country retreat across parkland and along the Thames towpath to the top of Richmond Hill. Along the way we stop to discuss Turners paintings which this still‐beautiful…

Location: 0.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 02088 925485
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08
JUN
Chestertons Polo in the Park
Hurlingham Park

Chestertons Polo in the Park is the finest summer social on the calendar. Not only can you watch three matches of polo a day but tickets include the finest ingredients to make the perfect party.Enjoy access to the Grandstand to watch the…

Location: 4.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

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09
JUN
East Meets West
Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre

In this enticing programme the sensuous and exotic sounds of the East are contrasted with two masterworks from the Austro‐German tradition. Glazunovs dreamy and reflective Rverie orientale is paired with one of the best loved of all string quartets in which Borodin…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 03331 212300
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09
JUN
Nightrider London
Lee Valley Velo Park

This charity night ride is a unique way to discover the capitals iconic sights and lesser‐known attractions. Hundreds of people have already registered for the best night out in London. Nightrider is different to many other fundraising events: its not timed…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Sports

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09
JUN
Sex Pistols Experience - Live at The Half Moon
The Half Moon

. With a Worldwide reputation built from over 2000 live shows which include extensive tours of the USA Europe and South America. The band have played all the top U.K venues and appeared in many film movie and T.V programs. The spend…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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10
JUN
Hank Wangford and The Lost Cowboys (Lunchtime)Live
The Half Moon

. If Daniel ODonnell is the brightly scrubbed face of British country music then Hank Wangford is its guilty conscience its dark and troubled grubby soul. Hank has picked at the miserable underbelly of country music for twenty eight years inspiring others…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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13
JUN
The Sabbath Years - Live at The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon

. Black Sabbath has been so influential in the development of heavy metal rock music as to be a defining force in the style. The group took the blues‐rock sound of late 60s acts like Cream Blue Cheer and Vanilla Fudge to…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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14
JUN
Ian McNabb - Live at The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon

. Founderlead singer with the chart toppers The Icicle Works famous for the UK and US Top 40 hits Love Is A Wonderful Colour and Whisper To A Scream Birds Fly Ian McNabb has gone on to enjoy a critically‐acclaimed solo career.…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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16
JUN
Fred and Ginger
Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre

Robert Habermann sings some of the fantastic songs Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers introduced into their films. The show not only covers the eight great films they appeared in but also covers the career of Astaire after Ginger left him to…

Location: 2.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 03331 212300
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17
JUN
Dave Kelly and Christine Collister - Live
The Half Moon

. When The Blues Band started back in 1979 Dave was already a seasoned blues artist with a reputation across the world. In the early sixties he started performing acoustic mostly Mississippi style blues in folk clubs. His first performance was a…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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19
JUN
Ealing Comedy Festival 2018
Walpole Park

Celebrating 25 years of side‐splittingly hilarious stand‐up comedy in Ealing Ealing Comedy Festival has assembled some of the worlds best loved comedians for its run of events in July.Ealing Comedy Festival is back for its 25th consecutive year with a stellar line…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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19
JUN
Robin and Bina Williamson - Live at The Half Moon
The Half Moon

. Robin is legendary world wide as story tellermusicIan writer and painter.He has forefronted many genres over his 50.year career.He plays harp and guitar.Bina is a gifted singer songwriter writer multi instrumentalist in her own right.She has a hauntingly sweet melodious voice.She…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 020887 809383
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20
JUN
Skamite - Live at The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon

. As 70s Kids the Two Tone movement had a huge influence on the Magnificent Eight. This experienced 8 Piece band have a blend of sound that fills the room and makes you want to dance having played venues such as The…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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21
JUN
John Verity - Live at The Half Moon Putney
The Half Moon

. John Verity was formerly the frontman with ARGENT and prior to that opening in the USA for Jimi Hendrix and Janis Joplin amongst many others. Nothing compares to seeing JV live and up close on stage as Johns guitar playing is…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02087 809383
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22
JUN
Flavours of the World at Twickenham Festival
Church Street, Twickenham

Twickenham is likely to be abuzz during the festival when the colourful International World market Flavours of the World sets up a stall in the town.The Flavours touring the UK annually for over a decade Savoir Fayres French Market is a market…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07977 567726
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Tourist Attractions


London Eye

Today, the British Airways London Eye has become, quite literally, the way the world sees London. It is one of the most spectacular and popular attractions in the world, drawing visitors from far and wide. The British Airways London Eye is a truly amazing feat of design…

Thorpe Park

ColossusRiders flung into a record breaking 10 loops of fear at 65 kph. 120 jockey wheels of NASA‐developed materials tenaciously grip 850 metres of proximity‐sensor monitored track. Supermagnets await braking commands from awesome processing software. 2 minutes feel like 2 hours.Nemesis Inferno77 kph comes up too soon. G's…

British Museum

A series of collections which trace the story of Britain from prehistory to the present day, including fine collections covering the prehistoric period, the Bronze and Iron Ages. Highlights include a section of the Sweet Track, the oldest of the prehistoric trackways in Britain, and the body…

ZSL London Zoo

ZSL London Zoo really is one of the greatest days out on offer in London. Spanning 36 acres of Regent's Park, the Zoo is home to over 650 species of animal. Featuring incredible immersive exhibits such as Animal Adventure and the Blackburn Tropical Bird Pavilion, visitors are…

Buckingham Palace

George III bought Buckingham House in 1761 for his wife Queen Charlotte to use as a comfortable family home close to St James's Palace, where many court functions were held. Buckingham House became known as the Queen's House, and 14 of George III's 15 children were born there.…

Houses of Parliament

The new Palace of Westminster was built in the years following the fire of 16 October 1834 which destroyed nearly all the Old Palace. Work began in 1840 and was substantially completed by 1860, although only in 1870 actually finished. It was formally opened in 1852.Westminster Hall, which…

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