The Museum of  Richmond regularly holds events linked to exhibitions, local history topics, guest speakers and fundraising events.

To find out more about upcoming events visit our What’s On Page

Creative Mindfulness

Drawing workshop for adults Saturday 9th February 2019

10.30am to 12.30pm
£10 per person –  includes all materials and refreshments

CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, with no pressure to create a master piece.

Join local artist Louise Anderson for this relaxing, artist-led drawing session. Working with Museum staff, you will be lead on a journey exploring different parts of the collection, allowing you to create some stillness and tranquillity through drawing and being creative, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

February’s Curator’s Tour

Saturday 16 February, 2pm to 3pm

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.

March Curator’s Tour

Saturday 16 March, 2pm-3pm

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.

Creative Mindfulness – drawing workshop for adults

Saturday 16 March 2019

Creative Mindfulness

Drawing workshop for adults

10.30am to 12.30pm, £10 per person

includes all materials and refreshments

CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, with no pressure to create a master piece.

Join local artist Louise Anderson for these relaxing, artist-led drawing sessions. Working with Museum staff, you will be led on a journey exploring a new part of the collection and exhibitions each month, allowing you to create some stillness and tranquillity through drawing and being creative, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

 

Explosive History! A talk by Alexandra Robb of London Wildlife Trust

Thursday 21 March 2019

Riverside Room, Old Town Hall

Doors open at 7pm, talk starts at 7:30pm

Special late opening of the exhibition: 5pm –7pm

Tickets: £5, or £4 for Friends of the Museum

Available from the Museum, The Open Book on King’s Street, or CLICK HERE TO BOOK (additional booking fees apply)

Accompanying the Museum’s new exhibition, Alex’s talk will explore the long history of Hounslow Gunpowder Mills, once located in Crane Park, Whitton. Alex will reveal the little known story of one of Europe’s largest and most successful privately run gunpowder mills, its role in the First World War and its slow return to nature after the mills were closed.

 

April Curator’s Tour

Saturday 13 April, 2pm-3pm

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.

Creative Mindfulness – drawing workshop for adults

Saturday 13 April 2019

Creative Mindfulness

Drawing workshop for adults

10.30am to 12.30pm, £10 per person – includes all materials and refreshments

CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, with no pressure to create a master piece.

Join local artist Louise Anderson for these relaxing, artist-led drawing sessions. Working with Museum staff, you will be led on a journey exploring a new part of the collection and exhibitions each month, allowing you to create some stillness and tranquillity through drawing and being creative, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

 

May Curator’s Tour

Saturday 4 May, 2pm-3pm

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.

Creative Mindfulness – drawing workshops for adults

Saturday 18 May 2019

Creative Mindfulness – Drawing workshop for adults

10.30am to 12.30pm, £10 per person – includes all materials and refreshments

CLICK HERE TO BOOK

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, with no pressure to create a master piece.

Join local artist Louise Anderson for these relaxing, artist-led drawing sessions. Working with Museum staff, you will be led on a journey exploring a new part of the collection and exhibitions each month, allowing you to create some stillness and tranquillity through drawing and being creative, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

 

Remarkable Ham – a talk by Gordon Elsden

Thursday 23 May 2019

Doors open at 7pm, talk starts at 7:30pm
Riverside Room, Old Town Hall, Richmond – please note seating is not reserved

Tickets: £5 per person, £4 for Friends

Click here to book your tickets

Tickets also available from the Museum’s website www.museumofrichmond.com, the Museum (Old Town Hall, Richmond) and The Open Book (King Street, Richmond.)

Picking up from last year’s talk, Gordon Elsden, author of ‘Remarkable Ham—the untold story’ will give a fascinating insight into the prehistoric and ancient events that occurred in Ham, so long ago.

 

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