Richmond Literature Festival

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH NOVEMBER 2014

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Richmond Literature FestivalThe Richmond Literature Festival returns to the west London borough this November for its 23rd year. Highlights from this year's main programme include appearances from actress Sheila Hancock, journalist Peter Snow, Dr Irving Finkel and British designer Emma Bridgewater. Local author Jacqueline Wilson appears as part of the children and young people's programme which includes a session with Jim Smith, creator of the Barry Loser series, at the Orange Tree Theatre, a creative writing workshop run by Mary Evans, author of Who Let the Gods Out?, at the Orleans House Gallery where a free family workshop on the animals that participated in the First World War is being held. Further leading literary figures taking part are Kate Adie, Paddy Ashdown, and Tracy Borman and there are talks on Richmond's Open Spaces, and Unseen London hosted by photographer Peter Dazeley. Events take place at various venues across the borough including the National Archives at Kew, Marble Hill House, Richmond Theatre, and Strawberry Hill House.

 

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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
 
North Sheen Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
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The Quadrant
 
0 minutes walk
 
Waitrose
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Events > Dance  Dates: 5th February 2016 at 7.30pm, 6th February 2016 at 2.30pm and 7.30pm & 7th February 2016 at 3pm
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Surrey, TW9 | Same location as Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 8th to 13th Feb 2016 - Various Times
Richmond Theatre, The Green, Surrey, TW9 | Same location as Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th January to 20th February 2016 - Various Times
Orange Tree Theatre, 1 Clarence Street, Richmond, TW9 | 4 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
The Green, Surrey, TW9 | Same location as Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Hope of Richmond, 115-117 Kew Road,, TW9 | 2 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Water Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 5 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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Queen Charlotte Hall
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Parkshot Centre, Parkshot, Richmond, TW9 | 3 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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Museum of Richmond
London > Attractions > Museums
Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, TW9 | 5 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | 5 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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The best shops and markets near Richmond Literature Festival
Currys.digital (formerly Dixons)
London > Shopping > Electronics
51/52 George Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | 1 minute from Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Paved Court, Richmond, TW9 | 3 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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The Lion & Unicorn
London > Shopping > Books
19 King Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | 4 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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Pizzeria Rustica
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
32 The Quadrant, TW9 | 1 minute from Richmond Literature Festival
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Gelateria Danieli
London > Restaurants > Ice Cream Parlour
16 Brewers Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 2 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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The Tea Cup
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
12 Brewers Lane, Richmond, TW9 | 2 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Education > Language Courses
53A George Street, Richmond upon Thames, Surrey, TW9 | 1 minute from Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Portland Terrace, TW9 | 3 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Leisure >
Twickenham Road, TW9 | 5 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Leisure > Fitness
Richmond Athletic Ground Kew Foot Road, TW9 | 5 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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White Swan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverside, Twickenham, TW1 | 25 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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Ship, Mortlake
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Thames Bank, SW14 | 32 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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The Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
82 Kew Green, Richmond, TW9 | 34 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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Tea Box
London > Nightlife > Bars
7 Paradise Road, TW9 | 3 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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All Bar One Richmond
London > Nightlife > Bars
9-11 Hill Street, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 | 5 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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London > Nightlife > Bars
11 Bridge Street, TW9 | 6 minutes from Richmond Literature Festival
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Rehearsal For MurderRehearsal For MurderBill Kenwright presents a classic thriller from the pen of Murder She Wrote duo Levinson & Link, set at the reading of a new play. Presented by the Agatha Christie Theatre Company.2016-02-08T19:30:00+00002016-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Private LivesPrivate LivesTom Chambers stars as Elyot and Laura Rogers is Amanda in Noel Coward's witty comedy drama in which a divorced couple meet again whilst honeymooning with their respective new spouses. Directed by Tom Attenborough.2016-02-15T19:30:00+00002016-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Simply The Best DivasSimply The Best DivasFormer X-Factor contestants Amelia Lily and Niki Evans perform the hits of Whitney, Kylie, Cher, Beyonce, Madonna, Adele and more in a tribute to powerful female singers.2016-02-21T19:30:00+00002016-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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The 39 StepsThe 39 StepsPatrick Barlow's ingenious and comical adaptation of John Buchan's spy novel, in which four actors play all 139 roles at breakneck speed as dashing hero Richard Hannay uncovers a web of intrigue and deception. Barlow's adaptation is heavily influenced by Hitchcock's celebrated 1935 film version. Directed by Maria Aitken.2016-02-22T19:30:00+00002016-02-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
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Brian Conley: Alive And DangerousBrian Conley: Alive And DangerousThe popular performer and TV personality presents his all-new variety-style show.2016-02-28T20:00:00+00002016-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
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Brian Conley: Alive And Dangerous
Single SpiesSingle SpiesAlan Bennett's comedy about espionage, secret identities and royalty. Directed by Rachel Kavanaugh and starring Nicholas Farrell, Belinda Lang and David Robb.2016-03-01T19:30:00+00002016-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
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Single Spies
42nd Street42nd StreetThe American classic tale, based on the novel by Bradford Ropes, is brought to life on the stage.2016-03-08T19:30:00+00002016-03-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
 
42nd Street
Tell Me On A SundayTell Me On A SundayJodie Prenger stars in Andrew Lloyd Webber and Don Black's one-act song cycle about a young English girl in America, and her romantic trials and tribulations. Directed by Paul Foster.2016-03-13T19:30:00+00002016-03-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
 
Tell Me On A Sunday
Get CarterGet CarterNorthern Stage presents Torben Betts' adaptation of the novel of the same name by Ted Lewis, which tells the story of Jack Carter who returns home to pay debts, settle scores and discover who killed his brother.2016-03-15T19:30:00+00002016-03-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
Category: event
 
Get Carter
Ed Byrne: Outside Looking InEd Byrne: Outside Looking InInoffensive yet forthright observational humour from the affable Dublin-born stand-up and actor.2016-03-20T20:00:00+00002016-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Richmond Theatre,   The Green  Surrey    TW9 1QJ
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Ed Byrne: Outside Looking In
 

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