ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

LOCAL ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS

My Sheen Village: local activities and events; news and information about activities and events taking place in and around  East Sheen: covering Mortlake, Barnes, Kew, Ham & Petersham, Putney and Richmond upon Thames.

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Jazz & Swing - Jazz at the Tea Box

Another Sunday night of Jazz at the Tea Box in Richmond.
Bass:Pete Billington
Sax: Rob Lavers<br
Vocalists:Billie Wackrill and Sue Sliney
Keyboard:Terry Collie
May 26 7.00pm

Sleeping Beauty - Moscow City Ballet - Richmond Theatre - Activities and Events - my sheen village

The Moscow City Ballet is currently at its outstanding artistic best – winning new invitations to perform internationally. The Sleeping Beauty and Swan lake are signature pieces in their repertoire.


Swan Lake - Moscow City Ballet - Richmond Theatre - Activities and Evenets - my sheen village

MOSCOW CITY BALLET brings Swan Lake and Sleeping beauty back to the Richmond Theatre in February.  

More information.

Sleeping Beauty - Moscow City Ballet - Richmond Theatre - Activities and Events - my sheen village

The Moscow City Ballet is currently at its outstanding artistic best – winning new invitations to perform internationally. The Sleeping Beauty and Swan lake are signature pieces in their repertoire.


Ghost Tours - Hampton Court Palace - Activities and Events - my sheen villageGhost Tours – Hampton Court Palace

See Hampton Court Palace in an eerie new light. Fridays and Sundays through to March 2013. Starting at 19:00 and lasting about an hour and a half.

Buy tickets online


Tudor cooking ,roast- meats - Hampton Court Palace - Activities and Events - my sheen villageTudor Cookery – Live!

The Hampton Court Palace team of history chefs prepares a feast fit for a king. Come and watch. More information.

Tudor kitchens fire - Hampton Court - Activities and events - my sheen village

The Tudor kitchens at Hampton Court Palace are famous for being those of King Henry VIII. They continued as Royal Court kitchens for a further two hundred years.


building of a borough - building plans - richmond museum - my sheen village

Richmond Museum: Building a Borough

An exhibition of Building Plans showing how the Borough developed and grew through the building themselves.

Winter Indoor tennis - activities and events - my sheen village

Winter Indoor Tennis

Saturday Winter Indoor Courses: 6 or 12 weeks Starting: Sat 5th Jan, Sat 16th February. Jeremy Hooton on Mobile: 078 9620 2086 or jezzhooton@hotmail.com


Local Artists - 2012 ARThouse festival - activities and events - my sheen village

Arthouse logo - local artists - activities and events - my sheen village

2013 ARThouse Festival

Time for local artists to register for this year’s ARThouse festival. 

Open up your studios to the public during the last 2 weekends in June. This year’s Festival has a few additions. It includes a group exhibition at the Riverside Gallery, Richmond, which will run from 1 June – 27 July 2013. ARThouse artists can exhibit one piece of work each in the exhibition, giving them the opportunity to showcase their work in a gallery setting.

Applications will close on Monday February 18 2012.  Read more ……


CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS


carol service - church services - christmas - community - my sheen village

The Barn Church - kew - Church Services - Christmas 2012 - Activities and Evenets - my sheen village

CHURCH SERVICES

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Barnes
Ham & Petersham
East Sheen
Kew
Richmond Upon Thames


ICE SKATING IN LONDON OVER CHRISTMAS

Hampton Court Palace Ice Skating - activities and events - my sheen village

Hampton Court Palace

Hyde Park

Somerset House

Natural History museum

Westfield Centre

See below right for more …..


Tinsel and Tails 2 - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageAn Evening of glamour and Entertainment
Monday 10 December
St Paul’s church, Hammersmith
Music, Food, Fun
www.themayhew.org/events

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Feasting & Late Night Shopping

Mince pies, mulled wine to start the festive season.
Oliver’s Wholefood Store
Station Approach, Kew Village, Thursday Dec 6


Artyard - Make - Drink - Shop - Activities and Events - My Sheen Village

ARTYARD
Make – Drink – Shop

Mulled Wine, Mince Pies, make things and buy gorgeous gifts.

Wednesday Dec 5


See Saw - drop in sessions - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageSEE SAW
Drop in sessions for under 5s
East Sheen Library
Dec 7 and 14 
10.30am-12-30pm
No booking necessary


Jazz at Home Guard - Alan Barnes - Alto Saxophone - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageJAZZ AT THE HOME GUARD 

Thursday Dec 20 7.00pm+
Alan Barnes and his Quartet
76a Richmond Park Road  East Sheen, SW14 8LA

Old Sorting Office, Barnes - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageOLD SORTING OFFICE
ARTS CENTRE, BARNES

A Box of Christmas Crackers: Thursday Dec 6

Old Time Musical Hall
Wednesday Dec 12


Holly Lodge Centre - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageHOLLY LODGE CENTRE

Christmas Carol Concert with the Academy Choir of Wimbledon. Wed Dec 5 7.00pm

Tel: 020 8940 8730


Kew Sparkle - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageKEW SPARKLE

Friday Dec 7

From 5.00pm to 8.00 pm
Station Parade

www.kewvillage.org

 


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SANTA’S 5K FUN RUN
RICHMOND PARK SUNDAY DEC 9

Training Guides

Although it’s a bit late to start training for any of the 2012 Santa Fun Runs, here are training guides for next time: 5km-training-plan.pdf and 10km-training-plan.pdf


Petersham Nurseries - Activities and Events - My Sheen Village

PETERSHAM
NURSERIES

Join the annual evening of festive cheer.

Wed Dec 5 and 12
From 6.00pm to 9.00pm

Petersham Nurseries Carol Singing - Activities and Events - My Sheen Village“Join us for our annual evening of mince pies, festive inspiration and carol singing as we invite you to shop amongst the twinkling lights and roasting chestnuts..”


Kew Gardens Mist - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageKEW GARDENS FESTIVITIES

Face Painting
Sat and Sun Dec 8 and 9

Santa’s Grotto
Sat Dec 8 – 23 12.00-15.30

Carousel - Kew Gardens - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageVintage Carousel
David Nash at Kew: Sculptures nestling amidst the wonderful Kew landscape
Winter Tree Walk – daily
Free guided tour


St John the Divine Church Concerts - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageSt John The Divine
Rachmaninoff Concert
Vespers: songs of the church sung in English: Sat Dec 8 at 7.30pm
Kew Wind Orchestra Family Concert
Sunday Dec 16 at 4.00pm


Olympia Horse Show - Activities and Events - My Sheen VillageTHE LONDON INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW – OLYMPIA
Dec 17-23
Celebrates its 40th birthday

 


WWT Winter Wonderland - Activities and Events - My Sheen Village

London Wetlands Centre: Winter Wonderland Weekend – Sat Dec 8, Sun Dec 9
Shire horses, huskies to draw Santa’s sleigh, Santa’s grotto, Merlin the Magician … lots of festive fun. Plus a special Christmas Show – Wetlands Christmas Carol. Scrooge hates wetlands: he thinks they’re yucky, muddy places of no use to anyone…. will the Ghosts of Wetlands Past, Present and Future manage to persuade him otherwise …… Come and enjoy the magic of Wetlands.


 

IT’S PANTO TIME AGAIN – OUR LOCAL PANTOS

With Christmas not so far away it’s a good idea to start thinking about the shows you want to see …..

Cinderella, Kingston - Christmas Pantos - activities and events - my sheen village Aladdin, Richmond - Christmas Pantos - activities and events - my sheen village Snow White, Wimbledon - Christmas Pantos - activities and events - my sheen village Jack and the Beanstalk, Lyric - Christmas Pantos - activities and events - my sheen village

 


LOCAL THEATRES

Richmond Theatre - activities and events - my sheen villageRichmond Theatre

Christmas Programme:

Andrew Marr, Medea, The Drifters, Sally Morgan, Tango Pasion, Will Self, Fascinating Aida, Aladdin

 

Rose Theatre KIngston - activities and events - my sheen villageNew Theatre - Wimbledon - activities and events - my sheen villagePutney Arts Theatre - activities and events - my sheen villageThe Lyric Hammersmith - activities and events - my sheen village

Rose Theatre, KIngstonNew Theatre Wimbledon Putney Arts Theatre Lyric Hammersmith


Richmond Lit Festival logo - local News - my sheen village

It’s November, it must be the Literature festival !!

The 21st annual Richmond Literature Festival opened at the beginning of the month and runs through the whole of November in venues spread across the whole borough. 

The Main Festival Programme includes a wide variety of novelists and leading figures from politics, journalism, sport, theatre and television. Some of the more familiar names include: Andrew Marr, Jack Straw, John Suchet and Prue Leith. Poetry is represented with Roger McGough’s presentation of his new book ‘As Far as I Know’ and a special celebration of Alexander Pope at Marble Hill House.

The Young People’s Programme features events with Emma Chichester Clark and Judith Kerr, as well as workshops for young children with: Nicholas Allan – author of The Queen’s Knickers, Eileen Browne – Boo Boo Baby and The Giraffe drawing event.

The Literary Salon, supported by Arts Council England, is housed in an empty retail property and will host a wide range of events and workshops for all ages: a podcasting workshop with Radio 1 producer Amy Redmond; story – telling workshops; poetry and performances from Martin Figura and Byron Vincent, Inua Ellams and Jacob Sam-La Rose.  

Main programme logo - Richmond Literature Festival - local News - my sheen village Young peoples logo - Richmond Literature Festival - Local News - my sheen village Literary Salon logo - Richmond Literature Festival - Local News - my sheen village

 


 The Young People’s Festival – delights for children and adults alike ……

Queens Knickers - Youth Programme - Richmond Literature Festival - activities and events - my sheen village Ian Beck - Youth Programme - Richmond Literature Festival - activities and events - my sheen village Blue Kangaroo - Youth Programme - Richmond Literature Festival - activities and events - my sheen village Boo Boo Baby and Giraffe - Youth Programme - Richmond Literature Festival - activities and events - my sheen village

 


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