Forthcoming talks

All our talks are streamed via Zoom and are held in the Fellowship Hall on the lower ground floor at Duke Street Church  in Richmond. 

There’s no need to book in advance. Members who subscribe to our monthly e-bulletins will receive log-in details for the Zoom session, which will open at 7:45pm. (Talks start at 8:00pm.) If you wish to participate via Zoom but aren’t on our e-bulletin list, please email our Membership Secretary, Shirley Clark.

Please look at our website and our Facebook page for updates to our programme.___________________________________________________________________________________________

Mr Fezziwig’s Ball. Illustration by John Leech from A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, London 1843

13 December 2021
George Goodwin
Christmas traditions, with reference to Richmond and Kew


17 January 2022

 Jonathan Crofts

Meadows, Mansions and Munitions



Andrew George

The Kilmorey Mausoleum

14 February 2022
Andrew George
The Earl, his lover, their temple: the story of Black Jack Needham

14 March 2022
Laura Irwin
The history of the Orange Tree Theatre

11 April 2022
Shirley Newton and Shirley Clark

Sculptures of Kew and beyond


16 May 2022

Our Annual General Meeting, followed by Simon Fowler on a topic to be announced