Richmond Literature Festival

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH NOVEMBER 2012

ADDRESS
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Surrey, TW9 1QJ 
 
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Dates:
1st November 2012 until 30th November 2012
 
OPENING TIMES
Various
 
PRICES
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Richmond Literature FestivalBroadcasters Andrew Marr, Jonathan Dimbleby and Olympic rower Greg Searle are just some of the speakers taking part in the Richmond Literarture Festival which returns to Richmond this November for its 21st year. The list of confirmed participants includes an impressive line-up of political commentators, well known writers, broadcasters, comedians and poets. There's a huge variety of respected writers and novelists taking part so it won't be hard to pick out at least one you'd like to see. Events take place at various venues across Richmond including Richmond Theatre, Orleans House Gallery and The Literary Salon, a pop-up shop where live literature events are staged for all ages. The programme includes a podcasting workshop, tea, cake and storytelling, poetry, and performances from renowned spoken word artists. There's also a special young people's festival which includes activities for the very young - from aged two upwards. See www.richmondliterature.com for full details and a to download a brochure.

 

About Richmond Theatre

The Victorian Richmond Theatre, which opened on 18 September 1899 with a performance of As You Like It, is one of the best examples of work by theatrical architect Frank Matcham. The interior is ornate, with lots of gilt detailing and plush fabrics. More about Richmond Theatre

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Underground Stations

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Richmond Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Kew Gardens Tube Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Richmond Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
The Quadrant
 
0 minutes walk
 
Waitrose
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Richmond Theatre, The Green, Surrey, TW9 | Same location as Richmond Literature Festival
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322 Richmond Road, East Twickenham, TW1 | 12 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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Marble Hill House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 | 18 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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371 Richmond Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 | 9 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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Park Office, Holly Lodge, TW10 | 23 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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Richmond Theatre events

 
Hay FeverHay FeverMaggie Steed stars in Noel Coward's 1920s-set comedy, in which the members of a quarrelsome family each invite a guest to stay at their country house for the weekend. Directed by Ian Brown.20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
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Hay Fever
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  Friday 19th September 2014 at 7.30pm & Saturday 20th September 2014 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
Maggie Steed stars in Noel Coward's 1920s-set comedy, in which the members of a quarrelsome family each invite a guest to stay at their country house for the weekend. Directed by Ian Brown.
Simon Callow: The Man JesusSimon Callow: The Man JesusSimon Callow, one of Britain's best-loved actors, performs this fresh and moving account of biblical stories including the raising of Lazarus, the wedding at Cana and the journey to Jerusalem. His powerful portrayal of the tyrants, traitors and madmen in Jesus' life asks people of all faiths and none: what sort of man was able to inspire the histor21st September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
On Soon
Simon Callow: The Man Jesus
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  Sunday 21st September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
Simon Callow, one of Britain's best-loved actors, performs this fresh and moving account of biblical stories including the raising of Lazarus, the wedding at Cana and the journey to Jerusalem. His powerful portrayal of the tyrants, traitors and madmen in Jesus' life asks people of all faiths and none: what sort of man was able to inspire the histor
An Evening With Sir Roger Moore: TalkAn Evening With Sir Roger Moore: TalkThe legendary film star chats with biographer Gareth Owen about his astonishing life and career.22nd September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
On Soon
An Evening With Sir Roger Moore: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
The legendary film star chats with biographer Gareth Owen about his astonishing life and career.
That'll Be The DayThat'll Be The DayA showcase of rock'n'roll songs from the 1950s to the 1980s.23rd September 2014Tuesday 23rd September 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
On Soon
That'll Be The Day
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
A showcase of rock'n'roll songs from the 1950s to the 1980s.
Bless 'Em AllBless 'Em AllA tribute to our Armed Forces of yesterday, today and tomorrow. With all the great songs and music of the 1940s, this is damp-eye nostalgia that will leave everyone with a warm and sentimental glow.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
On Soon
Bless 'Em All
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 2.30pm
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
A tribute to our Armed Forces of yesterday, today and tomorrow. With all the great songs and music of the 1940s, this is damp-eye nostalgia that will leave everyone with a warm and sentimental glow.
Simon & Garfunkel: Through The YearsSimon & Garfunkel: Through The YearsAward-winning actor Dean Elliott and a full cast from Bookends performers tell the story of the American music duo, using original photos and film footage and featuring a live band performing hits including Mrs Robinson, Cecilia and Homeward Bound.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
On Soon
Simon & Garfunkel: Through The Years
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
Award-winning actor Dean Elliott and a full cast from Bookends performers tell the story of the American music duo, using original photos and film footage and featuring a live band performing hits including Mrs Robinson, Cecilia and Homeward Bound.
Tenors Un LimitedTenors Un LimitedFormed in 2002, Tenors Un Limited are Scott Ciscon, Jem Sharples and baritone Paul Martin, each drawing from enormously successful solo careers in the opera, theatre and recording worlds. They'll be presenting songs from their hugely successful albums Brand New Day and Viva La Vita - encompassing some of the best works from Bizet to Puccini, Buble 26th September 2014Friday 26th September 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
On Soon
Tenors Un Limited
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 26th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
Formed in 2002, Tenors Un Limited are Scott Ciscon, Jem Sharples and baritone Paul Martin, each drawing from enormously successful solo careers in the opera, theatre and recording worlds. They'll be presenting songs from their hugely successful albums Brand New Day and Viva La Vita - encompassing some of the best works from Bizet to Puccini, Buble
Gordon Hendricks: Elvis TributeGordon Hendricks: Elvis Tribute27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
On Soon
Gordon Hendricks: Elvis Tribute
event > Music
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
Ruby Wax: Sane New World: TalkRuby Wax: Sane New World: TalkThe American comedian and writer shares extracts and thoughts from her book.28th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
On Soon
Ruby Wax: Sane New World: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Sunday 28th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
The American comedian and writer shares extracts and thoughts from her book.
Dangerous CornerDangerous CornerLife may never be the same again, after a chance remark is out in the open at the Caplan's dinner party. Drama written by JB Priestley.29th September 2014Saturday 4th October 2014 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
On Soon
Dangerous Corner
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  29th Sep to 4th Oct 2014
VENUE  Richmond Theatre 
Life may never be the same again, after a chance remark is out in the open at the Caplan's dinner party. Drama written by JB Priestley.
 

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Hay Fever
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

Richmond Theatre

Maggie Steed stars in Noel Coward's 1920s-set comedy, in which the members of a quarrelsome family each invite a guest ...More

The Widowing Of Mrs Holroyd
Theatre | Until 4th October 2014 

Orange Tree Theatre 4 minutes walk from Richmond Theatre

Paul Miller presents the story of Lizzie Holroyd, a working class woman who needs to choose between the life she ...More

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
Theatre | Until 27th September 2014 

Puppet Theatre Barge 11 minutes walk from Richmond Theatre

The Puppet Barge takes audiences to the court of King Arthur and the knights of the Round Table for the ...More

A Child's Garden of Verse
Theatre | Until 28th September 2014 

Puppet Theatre Barge 11 minutes walk from Richmond Theatre

Shadow puppets and marionettes combine with specially composed music to make this a programme of beauty, poignancy and fun, which ...More

The Bearcat Comedy Club
Comedy | On 20th September 2014 

The Turk's Head 18 minutes walk from Richmond Theatre

Performances from Adam Bloom, Ian Stone and Rhodri Rhysthe. The final act is TBC....More

In Their Footsteps: Richmond's First World War
Exhibitions | Until 16th November 2014 

Orleans House Gallery 24 minutes walk from Richmond Theatre

Working with photographer Othello De Sousa Hartley, young people will explore the stories and histories through people and places and ...More

Stephen Farthing: Titian's Ghosts
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Ham House & Gardens 1.39 miles from Richmond Theatre

Paintings by the Royal Academician....More

Kew Gardens and Kew Palace Tickets
Kew Gardens and Kew Palace Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 20th September 2014 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 1.61 miles from Richmond Theatre

Since the 18th century, these extensive gardens have been the spiritual home of botany in England, if not in Europe. ...More

 
16th Flora Of Thailand: Conference
Business Events | Until 21st September 2014 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens) 1.61 miles from Richmond Theatre

A conference building upon 100 years of Thai-European botanic cooperation....More

Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kew Palace 1.61 miles from Richmond Theatre

To mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty, Kew Palace will explore the home of George II's grandson, the ...More

 
 
 
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