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Mary Wallace Theatre – QUARTERMAINE’S TERMS, Saturday 17 to Saturday 24 Jul

QUARTERMAINE’S TERMS The Richmond Shakespeare Society presents Simon Gray’s witty and intriguing look at the lives of a group of lecturers at a private college in Cambridge Dates: Saturday 17 to Saturday 24 July except Weds 21 July Performances: Contact Box Office 07484 927662 or boxoffice@rss-mwt.org.uk Where: The Mary Wallace Theatre, The Embankment, Twickenham, TW1 […]

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WHY DOES THE TWICKENHAM COALITION GET INVOLVED?

Why does The Twickenham Coalition get involved? Short answer:  We want the best for Twickenham and we hold Richmond Council to account, to deliver what they said they will deliver in the Twickenham Riverside development.  Quite simply, they haven’t. The Coalition’s aim is to revitalise our unique and very special riverside, to strengthen the local […]

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Richmond Council Town Square Twickenham & Riverside

Twickenham Riverside – Getting it right

Coalition letter to the Editor, Twickenham & Richmond Tribune There are a few, brief but important, notes of caution arising from Ben Makins’ letter in last week’s Tribune (28 May). Firstly, the writer’s ‘outside the box’ thinking presupposes amendments to the design brief produced by the RIBA and Richmond Council and formally approved two years […]

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Local Interest Twickenham & Riverside

Visit the Twickenham retreat of landscape artist J M W Turner

Ramsgate, J M W Turner c. 1824, Tate Britain Turner’s House at Sandycombe Lodge is a heritage site of local and international importance, a rural retreat built for the great British landscape artist J M W Turner during Regency times, here in Twickenham. It is also the venue of important exhibitions of Turner’s work, such […]

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Open Space & Buildings Richmond Council Town Square Twickenham & Riverside

Twickenham Riverside – What does the majority want?

(Coalition letter to the Tribune, 21 May 2021) To the Editor, Richmond & Twickenham Tribune The present scheme promoted by Richmond Council has attracted many elaborate claims.  Richmond Council are delivering what the majority of Twickenham residents have requested, the majority of Twickenham residents are very happy with this really excellent scheme and the Council […]

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Rugby fixtures in Twickenham Stadium and The Stoop in May

Twickenham Stadium will reopen this month with up to 20,000 spectators over two days of European Cup matches – Challenge Cup Final, Friday 21st May, kick off at 8:00 pm Heineken Champions Cup, Saturday 22nd May, kick off at 4:45 pm (These matches are subject to necessary licences during the Covid emergency.) The maximum number […]

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Diamond Jubilee Gardens News Richmond Council Twickenham & Riverside

Diamond Jubilee Gardens under new “threat”?

The next meeting of the Finance, Policy and Resources Committee – Twickenham Riverside Scheme, Decision to use Compulsory Purchase Order Powers – will be on 28th June 2021 at 7:00 pm. Lengthy talks have been progressing with the Trustees of the Diamond Jubilee Gardens but Richmond’s Council Officers are again seeking Compulsory Purchase powers. Background […]

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Local Interest News Twickenham & Riverside

Mary Wallace Theatre – SUMMERLAND, Saturday 26 June to Saturday 3 July

SUMMERLAND The Richmond Shakespeare Society presents the first European production of Arlitia Jones’ thrilling and suspenseful play, set in New York in the aftermath of Civil War. Part of the exciting post-pandemic season at Mary Wallace Theatre, The Embankment, Twickenham Dates: Saturday 26 June to Saturday 3 July except Weds 30 June Performances: Contact Box […]

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Local Interest News Twickenham & Riverside

Thames Eyot Boathouse to be restored

This Grade II listed boathouse in Twickenham is to be restored and redesigned as a community and education space. The boathouse at Thames Eyot in Twickenham was built nearly 150 years ago and is on Historic England’s register of Heritage At Risk. The restoration project is being managed by Habitats & Heritage, a local charity […]

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