What’s On in Richmond: 25 November – 1 December


SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Richmond has to offer.


By Thomas Duffell

Looking for something to do this weekend? SW Londoner provides your weekly round-up of what Richmond has to offer.


Live ‘n’ Deadly – Deadly Scene Investigation: London Wetland Centre, Queen Elizabeth Walk, Barnes, London, SW13 9WT

Until Wednesday 30th November, 10am – 4pm

Tickets: £10.55, £7.85 concessions, £5.85 children, £29.40 family, children under 4 years free 

London Wetland Centre hosts CBBC’s Live ‘n’ Deadly: DSI.

Take part in puzzles, find clues and have fun with a variety of activities solving the crime to get a Live ‘n’ Deadly badge and certificate.

Tel: 020 8409 4400 or visit for more information.


My Twickenham – Exhibition: Twickenham Rugby Museum & Stadium

Rugby Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 1DZ

Friday 25 November – Friday 25 May 2012

Stadium tour and entry to the Museum: 
Adult £14, Conc (16 and under/students/60+) £8.00, Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children) £40.00
Museum only:
Adult £6.00, Conc (16 and under/students/60+) £4.00

Note: Museum closed on the following days: Sundays after match days, Christmas Eve 24 Dec 2011, Christmas Day 25 Dec 2011, Boxing Day 26 Dec 2011, Wed 28 Dec 2011, New Year’s Day 1 Jan 2012, Easter Sun.
Twickenham Rugby Museum launches its latest exhibition “My Twickenham” which aims to present the world famous stadium in its entirety. Visitors will see images of the people, places and facilities that operate at Twickenham on a match day.

For more information World Rugby Museum telephone 0208 892 8877 or visit


Elisabeth Luard:How to write a cook book…

Ham House: Ham Street, Ham, Richmond, TW10 7RS

 Sat 26 November, 5:00pm

Tickets: £10, conc. £8.50 book in advance online, by telephone or in person at Orleans House Gallery. Tickets will be on sale 30 minutes prior to the start of the event subject to availability.

Award-winning food-writer Elisabeth Luard will be telling tales from her home life in Wales and her recent Mediterranean travels while discussing her new book ‘A Cook’s Year in a Welsh Farmhouse’.

Contact Richmond Literature Festival on 020 8831 6494 for more information.


Swing Jazz: Tea Box, 7 Paradise Road, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1RX

Tickets: £5 in advance, £6 on the door

Sunday 27 November, 6:30pm

The Tea Box presents a regular Sunday night of Swing Jazz with Janet McCunn and guests including Dave Mitchell on the Sax, vocalists Alan Middleditch and Theresa Baker, Jonathan Smith on the keyboard, and bassist Shura Greenberg.

Call the Tea Box on 020 8940 3521 for more information


Georgian Film Season: The Man in Grey

Museum of Richmond: Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 1TP

Wednesday 30 November, 18:00

Free but £3 donation welcomed, ticket required

Two strangers meet and discuss their families’ history and connections at an estate auction in WWII England. Their flashbacks reveal sweet, rich, and beautiful Clarissa Richmond and her friendship with bitter, impoverished Hesther Snow. This 1943 film stars Margaret Lockwood, Phyllis Calvert and James Mason and is certificate PG.

Call Museum of Richmond on 020 8332 1141 for tickets and information.


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