Forthcoming talks

** All our talks are free to members of the Richmond Local History Society. We do not sell advance tickets but non-members are always welcome and are asked to make a £4 donation on the door. Our talks are usually at Duke Street Church, Duke Street, Richmond TW9 1DH (but please note that our January 2020 talk is at St Mary Magdalene’s Church) and start at 8pm. Doors open at 7.30pm.

Monday 9 December 2019
Susanne Groom
on The Lost Buildings of Kew
Followed by wine, soft drinks and nibbles

Monday 13 January 2020 at St Mary Magdalene’s Church at 8pm
Paul Velluet
on The 800th anniversary of St Mary Magdalene’s – aspects of the history and development of Richmond’s historic parish church

Monday 10 February 2020:  Joint event with The Kew Society
Martin Stilwell
on The industrialisation of Kew and North Richmond in the First World War

Monday 9 March 2020: Joint event with the Museum of Richmond
Charles Pineles on The history of Queen’s Road, Richmond

Monday 20 April 2020
Stephen Bartlett
on The early history of Kew’s Lawn Crescent

Monday 18 May 2020

Our Annual General Meeting, followed by Johanna Coombes on Artists and paintings in Richmond, Twickenham and Kew

Monday 14 September 2020

Simon Fowler on Richmond and town twinning

Monday 12 October 2020

Mark Dunton On the trail of Klaus Fuchs, atomic spy and a fascinating local connection with Kew

Monday 9 November 2020

Andrew Humphreys on Richmond’s music scene in the 1960s

Monday 14 December 2020

George Goodwin oe Christmas traditions, with reference to Richmond and Kew