What's on - September 2018

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  • 1 September 2018 - 29 September 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    The Butterfly's Spell

    A young poet beetle falls in love with an injured butterfly, a creature from outside his own realm. The other insects around him are disturbed: some try to persuade him to be sensible and remain in his own sphere, but others realise that the need to follow one’s heart’s desire, into the imagination, may be the only way to freedom. Lorca’s first play is a symbolist masterpiece, exploring many of the characteristic themes, of forbidden love and the imminence of death, that infuse his later work.

    Puppet Theatre Barge event

  • 6 September 2018 - 13 December 2018Choral/Choirs

    Choir starting in September

    Ella's Choir runs in aid of React, a local children's charity

    No need to audition or read music!
    Our aim is to provide an inclusive musical experience that's friendly and fun. We also aim to challenge and inspire, leaving you refreshed and rejuvenated.
    Ella’s Choir will start on Thursday 6th September 2018 at 7.00-8.30pm Jack and Jill Nursery School, 20 First Cross Road, Twickenham (by the Green), TW2 5QA.
    We sing uplifting songs each week and you'll learn basic singing techniques and improve your health and well-being.
    The first session for any newcomers is free, thereafter you can pay for the term (£10pw when booked in a block.

    If you’d like to come along, please drop Helen an email helen@thehelenastridsingingacademy.com

    Helen Astrid Singing Academy event

  • 12 September 2018 - 10 October 2018Visual Arts/Film

    The Pottery Class

    Create a lace-effect ceramic vessel based on Orleans House Gallery. Work with clay and explore different cutting, perforating, and glazing techniques throughout this five week course. A week after the last session your art piece will be ready for collection from the gallery.

    Suitable for artists of all levels, including beginners. All materials are included.

    Full price: £150
    Richmond Card price: £130

    Richmond Arts Service and Orleans House Gallery event

  • 13 September 2018 - 21 October 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    Hogarth's Progress

    Set in an imagined version of eighteenth century London, Hogarth’s Progress is a riotous double bill of plays following one of Britain’s most celebrated artists on two spectacularly wild days and nights – one at the beginning of his career and one at the end.

    The plays explore the extraordinary life of William Hogarth and the commercialisation of art in a time that saw British culture spring from the drawing rooms of the wealthy into ordinary houses across the country. Filled with political satire, boisterous romps and sleazy characters, Hogarth’s Progress promises to be an extraordinary theatrical event not to be missed.
    The double bill begins with the first major revival of The Art of Success, which was first performed by the RSC in 1986 before transferring to the Barbican and New York. Compressing the artist’s ascent to fame into a single, action-filled night, Dear follows a larger-than-life Hogarth as he mingles with famous playwrights and artists, royalty and prostitutes, prime ministers and murderesses creating an exceedingly imaginative, thoroughly scurrilous, but nonetheless highly entertaining portrait of a world on the brink of transformation. The second play, The Taste of the Town, catches up with Hogarth 30 years later, finding him now hugely successful, yet still at odds with the world and with himself. Old and tired he may be, but there’s always time for one more fight.

    Rose Theatre Kingston event

  • 23 September 2018Museum/Heritage

    Open House

    Open House

    23 September 2018

    Opening hours 12pm to 5pm - last entry 4.30pm

    Normansfield Theatre and the Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability will be open this year on Sunday, 23 September as part of this London-wide annual event.

    Join us on a tour or a talk, or look around at your leisure.  A coffee shop will be open with a childen's craft table, as well as a children's activity trail.

    Talks will be at 12.30pm and 2.30pm

    Tours will be at 1.30pm and 3.30pm (maximum of 15 people on a tour at one time.  Tickets will be a first come basis.

    Langdon Down Centre event

  • 24 September 2018 - 26 November 2018Choral/Choirs

    Now I Can Sing!

    Realise your singing potential in a fun, friendly and relaxed environment:

    • Master the fundamentals of singing technique
    • Develop an understanding of musical notation
    • Build your sight-reading skills
    • Enjoy singing solo and with others.

    8-week course with 2 week break

    Tutor: Carl Speck

    Website: www.carlspeckmusic.com

    Cost: £120

    Contact: 07739023692, carljspeck@gmail.com

    Landmark Arts Centre event

  • 25 September 2018 - 27 November 2018Literature/Talks/Walks

    Art History Lectures: English Portraiture

    Delivered by Art Historical London’s Hattie Bennet.

    25/09 Portrait of Henry VIII of England, Hans Holbein the Younger

    02/10 Lady Venetia Digby, Sir Anthony van Dyck

    09/10 Mary Beale, Self Portrait

    16/10 Thomas Coram, William Hogarth

    30/10 Mr and Mrs Andrews, Thomas Gainsborough

    06/11 The Monarch of the Glen, Sir Edwin Landseer

    13/11 Lady Agnew of Lochnaw, John Singer Sargent

    27/11 Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy, David Hockney

    Full price: £15 per lecture 
    Richmond Card price: £13.50 per lecture 

    Richmond Arts Service and Orleans House Gallery event

  • 29 September 2018 - 30 September 2018Literature/Talks/Walks

    Teddington Art Fair

    Teddington Art Fair

    29-30 September 2018  10am to 5pm

    Admission:  £2.00 adults (children free)

    !8 artists will be exhibiting and selling their work.  Paintings, prints, jewellery, ceramics, textile art, objets trouves, sculpture and photography.

    A coffee shop will be open on both days.

    Langdon Down Centre event

  • 29 September 2018Literature/Talks/Walks

    Richmond Hill Walk

    Gently meander up Richmond Hill with historical revelations on the way and enjoy the famous View of the river by the Terrace Gardens. Meet at Richmond Station by the Visitor Information Booth on the upper concourse, Richmond TW9 2NA at 11.00am. No need to book. Richmond Heritage Guides 020 8894 3678 or 020 8979 9670. www.richmondwalks.co.uk

    Richmond upon Thames Heritage Walks event

  • 29 September 2018Drama/Dance/Musicals

    TTC Open Morning

    Hampton Hill Theatre throws its doors open from 10.00 am to 12.00 pm for members of the public to have a tour of the building and find out more about Teddington Theatre Club.  Come and have a look behind the scenes and after we show you round, have a cup of tea or coffee with members of the Club, who will be on hand to answer all your questions about the theatre and the Club - whether you want to find out more about taking part in our productions or attending our shows as a member of the audience. 

    Teddington Theatre Club event

  • 30 September 2018Music/Gigs

    Middlesex Yeomanry Concert Band Autumn Concert

    Tickets £10 including refreshments and programme.

    Chiildren free.

    The programme reflects the changing seasons with music such as Gershwin's Summertime and also includes music from stage and screen (Beauty and the Beast), the parade ground (our Regimental March the Lass of Richmond Hill) and the evocative Liebertango conducted by our young spanish deputy conductor, Alex Lopez.

    Middlesex Yeomanry Concert Band event

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