** 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 and start at 8pm. Doors open at 7.30pm.
- On 14 September 2020, Simon Fowler will tell us about Richmond and town twinning
- On 12 October 2020, Mark Dunton will be On the trail of Klaus Fuchs, atomic spy and will reveal a fascinating local connection with Kew
- The speaker and topic for our talk on 9 November 2020 have yet to be announced
- On 14 December 2020, George Goodwin will explore Christmas traditions, with reference to Richmond and Kew
- On 11 January 2021, Dr Simon Targett will talk about Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first Prime Minister, and his connections with Richmond
- On 8 February 2021, Dr Caroline Withall will give another talk to the Society (topic to be announced)
- On 13 September 2021, Melanie Backe-Hansen will talk about Tracing the history of your house
- On 13 December 2021, Simon Fowler and Sylvia Levi will tell us about Christmas food and drink in Richmond and will invite us to join them at the Society’s Christmas party for some mince pies, made to an 18th-century recipe.