What's on - December 2017

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  • 4 December 2017 - 27 December 2017Literature/Talks/Walks

    Tracy Borman & The Private Lives of the Tudors

    Historian, writer and keeper of Historic Royal Palaces, Dr Tracy Borman shares her knowledge of the Private Lives of the Tudors with members and guests of the Borough of Twickenham Local History Society's Alan Urwin Memorial Lecture.

    Twickenham (Borough) Local History Society event

  • 7 December 2017 - 7 January 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    Alice in Winterland

    Alice has always been brought up to believe in wonder but her life takes an unexpected turn when she is sent to live with her stern auntie… until she is visited by a White Rabbit and propelled on a quest to save Winterland!
     
    Follow Alice to the magically curious world of Winterland, a world of ice and imagination, of mad hatters and cruel queens, strong-minded dodos and friendly knights. A world inhabited by the mysterious Bandersnatch and the terrible Jabberwock, a world that lies in the riffle of a pack of cards or in the lines across a chess board, where the impossible becomes possible…
     
    This dazzling festive new stage production is based on Lewis Carroll’s timeless books, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. Step through the Looking Glass with Alice this Christmas and join her on this glorious adventure.

    The production features professional actors alongside members of the Rose Youth Theatre.

    Rose Theatre Kingston event

  • 9 December 2017 - 16 December 2017Drama/Dance/Musicals

    The Wind in the Willows

    by Alan Bennett, adapted from the book by Kenneth Grahame

    Directed by Matt Beresford

    Join Mole, Ratty, Badger and Mr. Toad in this festive family show!

    When Toad’s latest craze lands him in prison the Weasels occupy Toad Hall and plan to turn it into a Leisure Centre...

    Will Toad escape to reclaim the ancestral home? Will Mole, Ratty and Badger forgive him and come to his aid? Will Albert the horse EVER cheer up?!

    This timeless English classic is given a festive, musical twist in Alan Bennett’s charming adaptation. A perfect Christmas treat! Poop Poop!

    http://www.teddingtontheatreclub.org.uk/production/the-wind-in-the-willows

    Teddington Theatre Club event

  • 9 December 2017 - 16 December 2017Drama/Dance/Musicals

    The Railway Children

    If ever there was a “timeless” classic tale, this is surely it. There have been many stage adaptations of Edith Nesbit’s The Railway Children and we have chosen for our Christmas production Mike Kenny’s version, which was used for the now famous presentation at Waterloo Station and later at Kings Cross. This is the version with adults playing the children, but do not let this deter you, since all theatre needs is imagination and, as Bobbie says in the very opening:  “Do you remember? We were the Railway Children”.

    Come and enjoy this charming and exquisite piece of our literary heritage.

    www.richmondshakespeare.org.uk

    Richmond Shakespeare Society event

  • 16 December 2017Choral/Choirs

    Carols by Candlelight

    Our ever popular festive start to Christmas week, with carols, seasonal music and words performed by Surrey Brass, local choirs and YOU! Come prepared to help raise the roof. Mulled wine and mince pies will be available but book early, it’s always sold out.

    Tickets: £13 / £12 concs / £10 Landmark members / £5 U16s

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 16 December 2017Choral/Choirs

    A Winter’s Night: Carols Old and New

    Cecilia McDowall’s festive cantata A Winter’s Night forms the centrepiece of our Christmas concert, alongside traditional carols for all to join in, a delicious selection of Christmas music from the Baroque to the present day, and a mountain of mince pies!

    William Vann - organ
    Kingston Choral Society
    Andrews Griffiths - conductor

    Kingston Choral Society event

  • 27 December 2017 - 29 December 2017Museum/Heritage

    Family Christmas Worshops - Museum of Richmond: A Victorian Christmas


    Discover how the Victorians re-invented the festive season – have a go at playing Victorian parlour games and making some delightful Victorian Christmas Crafts


    For children aged 5 to 11, who must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


    £4 per child (plus booking fee) : click here to book!

    Museum of Richmond event

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