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Celebrating 800 Years of St. Mary Magdalene at the Heart of Richmond

20 July 2019 - 25 January 2020

The historic parish church of St. Mary Magdalene has been at the centre of Richmond for over 800 years. This exhibition celebrates the church’s history and is being held at the Museum of Richmond and St. Mary Magdalene. Visit both venues to discover the church’s fascinating stories.

Supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and by the Richmond Church Charity Estates.

 

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.

 

 

 

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.

Saturday 14 September: Exploring St Mary Magdalene’s – click here to book

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.

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.

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

173 years of railways to Richmond and beyond…

Thursday 24th October 2019

A talk by Grahame Boyes and Paul Velluet

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

The Riverside Room, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP

Please note seating is not reserved

 

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

Click here to book your tickets

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

 

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

 

Creative Mindfulness – November 2019

Saturday 16 November 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.

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 Patient Assassin: A True Tale of Massacre, Revenge and the Raj – A talk by Anita Anand

Wednesday 20 November 2019

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

RHACC, Parkshot, Richmond

Please note seating is not reserved

 

Tickets: £10 per person,

Click here to book your tickets

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

 

Anita Anand tells the remarkable story of one Indian’s twenty-year quest for revenge, which took him around the world in search of those he held responsible for the Amritsar massacre of 1919, which cost the lives of hundreds.

Book signing at the end of the talk.

 

Creative Mindfulness – December 2019

Saturday 14 December 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.

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

Look out for new themes in 2020!

All workshops are 10.30am to 12.30pm

£10 per person, includes materials and refreshments

Tickets also available from the Museum

VISIT

Price

Free Admission

Opening hours

Tuesday – Friday 11am to 5pm
Saturday, April – September: 11am to 5pm
Saturday, October – March: 11am to 4pm
Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays, including Good Friday

Find us

2nd Floor, Old Town Hall, Whittaker
Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP
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Please note

The Museum does not have air conditioning and can be very warm during hot weather.

We often have learning workshops which start before the Museum opens which means the exhibition area will not be accessible until 12noon

HOW TO GET HERE

Second Floor, Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, TW9 1TP
020 8332 1141
info@museumofrichmond.com

 

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