Know Your Place

The Richmond RoversIn The Know: The Society’s winning team

The Society’s team, Richmond Rovers, came top of the league at the borough-wide local history quiz on 2 September 2015 at Richmond’s Old Town Hall. The quiz was held as part of Richmond Local Studies’ Know Your Place heritage festival which runs throughout September. Pictured here are team members (from left) Ron Berryman, Paul Velluet, Liz Velluet, Simon Fowler, David Blomfield and Sylvia Levi. The Richmond Heritage Guides team, which also included several Society members, were the runners up.

Winning with Richmond Local History Society

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From left: Paul Velluet, Christopher May, Robert Smith, quizmaster Bamber Gascoigne, Sylvia Levy, Simon Fowler, Liz Velluet and Tony McSweeney

In the Know, the Local History Quiz Night at Richmond’s Old Town Hall, on 10 September 2013, organised by Jane Baxter and Richmond’s Local Studies team as part of Richmond upon Thames Heritage Festival, was a great success. Seven teams fielded questions from Bamber Gascoigne, and the winning (or should that be wining?) team was… the Richmond Local History Society! Two of our committee members were in the Wizzards team of Richmond Heritage Guides who came a close second.

kyp_logoThe quiz was just one of many events that took place in September 2013 as part of the first-ever Richmond upon Thames Heritage Festival.