What's on - July 2018

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  • 1 July 2018 - 15 July 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    Barnes Fringe Festival

    Prepare yourself for our most exciting fortnight of the year- the Barnes Fringe Festival, back for the fourth year. We will be welcoming some of the biggest comedy names to the OSO, and this year will also be hosting a programme of theatre productions before they head up to Edinburgh. 

    Keep checking our website for up-to-date emails, but currently confirmed are Gyles Brandreth and Roger McGough.

    OSO Arts Centre event

  • 14 July 2018 - 15 July 2018Visual Arts/Film

    The Art Course Show

    Work produced by participants of the Landmark’s year-round programme of visual arts and crafts classes. Covering a wide range of media including painting, drawing, illustration, creative textiles and more.

    Free Event

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 16 July 2018 - 21 July 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    Shakespeare’s most popular and delightful comedy – set largely in a wood outside Athens and culminating in a massed wedding – is the perfect entertainment for our annual summer show.

    The play brings together the formality of the military court, the boisterous enthusiasm of the “Rude Mechanicals” and the mysterious charged night-world of the Faerie.  Our production will be inspired by the 1940’s and steampunk.


    Richmond Shakespeare Society event

  • 21 July 2018Museum/Heritage

    Curator's Tour

    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.

    Museum of Richmond event

  • 26 July 2018Museum/Heritage

    Coach visit to Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum and village

    Visit to Lacock Abbey then the Fox Talbot Museum and village, in Lacock near Chippenham. Postcode SN15 2LG.

    For further details please contact the Programme Manager on tel.020 8979 3834, email: wendyasim@btinternet.com


    Richmond Association for the National Trust event

  • Noel Coward's Red Peppers (Edinburgh Fringe Preview)

    Blue Fire Theatre Co. make their debut appearance at the Edinburgh Fringe this year.  For Noel Coward fans, fans of Variety and in fact anyone looking to have a jolly afternoon/evening who are not able to travel that distance we are previewing the show in Twickenham.  

    Before we had Britain's Got Talent we had live variety and Red Peppers tells the sorry tale of George and Lily Pepper, a washed up "turn" fed  up with their dreadful act and fed up with each other.  Sparks fly in the dressing room in this hilarious study of the unglamorous side of showbusiness.

    For our preview at the Mary Wallace theatre we have a full variety bill of support artists.  Come and see singing, recitations, expert musicianship and a bit of comedy too.  Variety returns to SW London for matinee and evening performances on 28th July.

    Box Office: http://www.positickets.co.uk/eventdetails.php?EventID=2923#.W0sdOtJKjIW


    Blue Fire Theatre Co. event

  • 29 July 2018Music/Gigs

    Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day (FREE EVENT)

    Join us for the annual Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day on Sunday 29 July 2018. Together with a fabulous line up on the Main Stage there will be street food, art & craft stalls, fairground attractions, water zorbs, face painting children’s crafts and more.

    Since it was first held in 2006, the Strawberry Hill Music & Fun Day has raised over £120,000 for Strawberry Hill House. Join us again this year for another fabulous day out with fun for all the family and help raise more funds for the continued restoration and development of Walpole’s Gothic Castle.

    Entry is by donation with proceeds going to the House.


    Gates open to the public from 12.00 noon. Music on the Main Stage starts at 12.30pm and finishes at 7.30pm.


    For more information and updates please visit: www.strawberryhillmusicday.co.uk.



    Strawberry Hill House & Garden event

  • 30 July 2018 - 2 September 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    Summer Schools

    In our tenth year of high quality summer schools for young people, the Rose is the place to come for a fun introduction to drama or to develop next-level skills.

    Whether it’s a short course packed with games, storytelling and character, a full production of a Play-in-a-Week, or our prestigious Rose Academy to help you get into a top drama school, there really is something for everyone aged 7-25.

    All our courses take place in beautiful Kingston, either at the Rose or one of our very local rehearsal venues.

    Over previous summers, our team has included directors from the National Theatre and Royal Shakespeare Company, and even Olivier Award-winning actors! All the courses are supported by well-trained and enthusiastic assistants.

    We take students from down the road and around the world – so why not join us this summer for a transformative experience!

    We are also running the following discounts:

    Rose Youth Theatre Members/Sibling/Multiple bookings: £20 off

    To book, please contact Box Office on 0208 174 0090. For more information about the courses, please contact Sarah Kingsford on 0208 939 4050 or email SarahK@rosetheatrekingston.org.

    Rose Theatre Kingston event

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