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

Trumpeters’ House Garden Party

Saturday 15 June 2019, 2pm to 5pm

Relax in this beautiful garden sipping on your drink of choice and enjoy a delicious cake, whilst listening to summer sounds from the Barnes Concert Band.

Adults: £10, Friends: £8, Children aged 4 – 13: £5 , Under 4s: Free
Tickets include a glass of wine or a soft drink, tea and cake.

Admission by ticket only
Advance purchase available from the Museum, Open Book and by clicking here
Tickets also available on the door.

Many thanks to Waitrose and Partners, Richmond, who have sponsored the wine for this year’s event.

 

August Curator’s Tour

Saturday 3 August, 2pm

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.

 

 

 

Curator’s Music Tour

Saturday 24 August, 2pm

To celebrate the Riverside Music Festival, the Curator will be sharing some of the musical stories on display in the Museum.

Curator’s Tours are free. Please meet at the Museum’s front desk.

 

 

 

CANCELLED: Creative Mindfulness – September 2019

Saturday 14 September 2019

Creative Mindfulness – Drawing workshop for adults

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough’s history.

Unfortunately this workshop had to be cancelled, but you can still book for upcoming workshops:

Saturday 19 October: The Ghosts of Richmond Palace – click here to book

Saturday 16 November: Victorian Richmond – click here to book

Saturday 14 December: Princess Mary’s gift boxes – click here to book

All workshops are 10.30am to 12.30pm

£10 per person, includes materials and refreshments

Tickets also available from the Museum

 

The Richmond Vicars

Monday 23 September

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

St Mary Magdalene Church, Paradise Road, Richmond

Please note seating is not reserved

 

Tickets: £5 per person, £4 for Friends

Tickets available to book online by clicking here

Also available from the Museum (Old Town Hall, Richmond) and The Open Book (King Street, Richmond.)

 

Two vicars ejected for their political views, another who inspired Gulliver’s Travels, and a pair of performing poodles, Mouton and Don. In this talk Derek Robinson will share many of the fascinating stories discovered during his recent research on the vicars of Richmond from past centuries.

September Curator’s Tour

Saturday 28 September, 2pm

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.

Curator’s Halloween Tour

Saturday 12 October, 2pm

Join our Curator as we explore the strange, spooky and downright sinister stories in the Museum of Richmond’s collection!

Curator’s Tours are free. Please meet at the Museum’s front desk.

Creative Mindfulness – October 2019

Saturday 19 October 2019

Creative Mindfulness – Drawing workshop for adults

Be inspired by the Museum’s collections and take some time to be mindful, observe and draw, leaving the workshop with your own original pieces to treasure.

Each workshop is led by a local artist and will have a different theme, exploring a different element of the Borough’s history.

This month’s theme was the Ghosts of Richmond Palace, where we looked at the royal deaths which happened at the Palace, as well as tales of magic and murder from Richmond and the Museum’s collection.

173 years of railways to Richmond and beyond…

Thursday 24th October 2019

A talk by Grahame Boyes and Paul Velluet

In this fascinating talk, we discovered the story of Richmond’s rail links with Central London and the design and development of the two Stations that served them

 

FREE Tour of St Mary Magdalene and the exhibition – Wednesday 6 November

Wednesday 6 November, 2pm

Join the Museum Team for  a fascinating tour of Richmond’s history through the story of St Mary Magdalene’s Church, exploring both the Church and the exhibition at the Museum.

Tours are FREE and there is no need to book—just head to St. Mary Magdalene’s on the following dates:

Wednesday 6 November, 2pm

Tuesday 12 November, 2pm

Wednesday 20 November, 2pm

Wednesday 27 November, 2pm

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