What’s On in Richmond: 28 October – 3 November


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


By Natasha Barr

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


Al Murray Pub Landlord – Barrel of Fun¸ Extra Richmond Theatre

30th October 7.30

Tickets: 29.50

Al Murray is bringing his landlord musings to Richmond Theatre. These dates are part of an extended tour that sees Murray return with his bar room banter to the smaller venues where he first started.

Contact 020 8940 1950 or [email protected] for more information.


Halloween Ghost Tours, Ham House

Saturday 29th and 30th October at 6.00pm

29th,30th and 31st October at 7.30pm

Tickets: 26.00

Prepare to be spooked this Halloween at a special one hour after dark tour of Ham House. Enjoy canapés and drinks in the 17th Century Orangery.

Contact 020 8940 1950 or [email protected]


Tea fit for a Duchess – Tea Tasting Workshop, Ham House

Thursday 3rd November 1.30pm-3.00pm

Tickets: 10.00 plus normal admissions

Enjoy a Gourmet Chinese tea tasting event while hearing about the history of tea drinking in the 17th century.

Peek into the Duchess of Lauderdale’s private closet and be see one of the oldest teapots in England. There is also a one hour workshop with local Chinese Tea specialists Canton Tea Co in the Orangery. Discover exquisite quality jasmine, oolong, white and green teas, which the Duchess probably enjoyed herself.

Contact: 020 8940 1950 or [email protected] for more information.

Martin Taylor in Concert, Landmarks Arts Centre

Tickets: 15.00 or 13.00 for LAC Members

Saturday 29th October 7.30pm

Come and see who The Times has called “The finest British guitarist of his generation.” The world’s foremost exponent of solo jazz guitar, Martin Taylor is a master concert performer, dazzling audiences worldwide with his inimitable style. The list of great musicians that he has collaborated with include Stephane Grappelli, Chet Atkins, Bill Wyman, George Harrison, Dionne Warwick, Bryn Terfel and Jamie Cullum.

Contact Tel: 020 8977 7558 or [email protected] for more information.

Special Offer: Book Martin’s Guitar Masterclass & get 2 concert tickets for £12 each


Period in Print, The Bowman Gallery

Saturday 29th October – 26th November


The exhibition will present an over-all view of “the print”, showing examples of different types such as lithographs, engravings, etchings, microcosms etc. The prints range from an 16th century engraving by Van Leydon to present day monoprints and woodcuts by contemporary artists.  Background information and brief descriptions of the processes involved are to be included, enhancing the experience.

There is also a Private View on Saturday 5th November 1pm-7pm. 

Contact 0208 940 1119 and [email protected] for more information



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