Local interests

Local Interests & Activities

A comprehensive list of events and information about local organisations and businesses can be found on the KewTW9 web site.

However, we sometimes receive requests to promote events of interest from other organisations. So please find a few here that you may like to follow up.

Mortlake Brewery Site

Developers of the Mortlake Brewery site will hold a second public exhibition of the plans on 13, 14 and15 July at the Stag Brewery Sports Club, Lower Mortlake Road.

Thursday 13 July 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Friday 14 July 12:00pm – 6:00pm

Saturday 15 July 10:00am – 4:00pm

 

Public Lecture: Conservation Areas – Ealing Town Hall – 11 July 2017

See flyer for details

Public Lecture July 2017 A4 Poster

KEW STUDIO – ART CLASSES SUMMER 2017

1. INTRODUCTION TO DRAWING – Tuesday evenings, 7-9pm, starting again on June 6th for five weeks – http://kewstudio.org/classes-workshops-tuition/life-drawing-workshops/

TUTOR CONTACT: STELLA SHAW – stella@artofdrawing.co.uk OR book directly online at: www.painting.zone

2. SCREEN PRINTING – Two weekend workshops, on June 10/11th and July 8/9th – http://kewstudio.org/classes-workshops-tuition/screen-printing-classes/

TUTOR CONTACT: SUZANN KUNDI – suzannkuk@hotmail.com

3. CYANOTYPE PRINTING – A one-day workshop on Saturday July 22nd – http://kewstudio.org/classes-workshops-tuition/workshops/

TUTOR CONTACT: LOUISE ANDERSON – louiseandersonart@gmail.com

4. ETCHING – A weekend workshop on August 19th/20th – http://kewstudio.org/classes-workshops-tuition/etching-classes/

TUTOR CONTACT: PEG MORRIS – pegmorris@btinternet.com

If you would like to find out more about any of the above classes and to sign up for a place, please contact the tutors directly using the details above.

Volunteers needed for Turner’s House, Twickenham

After years of fundraising, the artist J M W Turner’s House in Twickenham will be opened to the public in June/July this year. The Trust are looking for volunteers to help with stewarding and guiding.

Turner’s House, Sandycombe Lodge, was built by 1813 to the designs of England’s great landscape painter, J.M.W. Turner, working here as his own architect to create a quiet retreat for himself, away from the pressures of the London art world. Opening to the public this summer after a £2.4million restoration, Turner’s House is committed to extending access to the house and engaging people with both the heritage of the site and the wider story of Turner and his relationship to the local area, which influenced many of his paintings. The Trust are currently seeking enthusiastic and engaging volunteers who would like to be part of the team as stewards or tour guides. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the opening of a local heritage site and share your love of art.

For more information please contact Michelle Graabek, Activities and Interpretation Officer, mgraabektht@gmail.com.

Empowering Youth – Pensford Field

empowering youth

Empowering Youth invites your child to our join our Arts, Crafts, Sewing, Photography and Fieldwork workshops at Pensford Field.
3.40pm -4.30pm Wednesdays. Ages 7 and over. 6 weeks block booking and one to one sessions also available.
For further details and to sign up please contact:
Pam – 07771 566111 Farah – farah@empowering-youth.co.uk

Readers needed!

The Kew Riverside School are seeking enthusiastic volunteers to help individual children with their reading and develop their love of books. Contact Laura Martin on 020 88487 8437

See poster for more details

 

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EVENTS

Event Information:

  • Tue
    28
    Mar
    2017
    7:00 pmThe National Archives

    You are invited to attend a public meeting on local air pollution.

    MASC (Make Air Safe & Clean) brings together on a single committee representatives of various local groups with interests in air pollution in the Borough of Richmond and neighbouring areas.

    The Kew Society is represented by Professor Roger Mason.

    Speakers :

    Prof Roger Mason on local air pollution and health

    Caroline Russell AM, GLA, on the London mayor's Action Plan

    Jason Andrews, LBRuT EH Pollution Manager on Richmond Council's Action Plan

     

    Question and Answer session will follow with

    Cllr Peter Buckwell LBRuT Cabinet Member for Highways

    Cllr Pamela Fleming LBRuT Cabinet Member for Environment.