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.

Calling London Campaign 2017

Throughout November, Chestertons will be collecting coats for vulnerable Londoners, There is a coat bin in the office in Sandycombe Road ready to be filled up for those in need.

The Importance of the Kew – Collections Kill or Cure

The Friend of St Anne’s present present The Importance Of The Kew Collections: Kill Or Cure. Saturday 9th December 2017
Starts at 11.00am (Coffee at 10.30am). Talk by the distinguished Deputy Director of Science at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Prof Monique S.J. Simmonds.

See flyer

Christmas Events – possible traffic congestion

Please be aware of the following Christmas events as there may be some local traffic congestion.

East Sheen Christmas Evening Market & Late Night Shopping & TREASURE HUNT- Thursday 7th Dec at the Hare & Hounds Pub across from Santander Bank.

Hampton Wick Christmas Event – 5pm Wednesday 13th December outside SIGMA Cycling Shop

St Margaret’s Christmas Fair – Sunday 10th Dec on Crown Road with Reindeer.

Question Time

Residents will be able to quiz the Leader and Cabinet Members about priorities for their local area and hear about future collaboration opportunities with the Council and other local organisations. Thursday 30 November 2017 from 6 to at 9pm St Winefrides Church Hall. See the web site for further details

Flowers for Christmas KHS event on December 9th

This KHS event is an opportunity to create something attractive for your Christmas table and have some fun with friends and fellow KHS members  at the same time.

December 9th 2017 at 11.00am in St Winefride’s Church Hall, I Leyborne Park .  Flowers for Christmas.

Sara Scott-Rivers, the Floral Cup winner at this summer’s KHS Summer Show, will lead a workshop on Christmas floral table decorations. Sara will guide us all through creating a flower arrangement for Christmas.

Sara will provide oasis,  assorted greenery and  foliage,  coloured twigs and other items of interest that you might wish to include in your arrangement  but  you need to bring 3 items with you on the day:

1.           A water retentive container to put your arrangement in, not more than 8 inches in diameter.

2.           Scissors

3.           Your choice of flowers to use in your arrangement

Entry will be £6 for members and £10 non members

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  We need to ensure there are sufficient materials for everyone.  So if you would like to come to this event please let Ann Scurfield KHS Secretary know on ann.scurfield@zen.co.uk

 

Environment Trust – Spring 2018 Plant Sale is coming

The Environment Trust will be holding a PLANT SALE at the end of April 2018 so whether you are an experienced gardener or still developing your green-fingers, your help is needed! Further details here

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EVENTS

Event Information:

  • Sat
    17
    Jun
    2017
    11am - 6pmKew Green

    Once again the Kew Midsummer Fete is coming to Kew Green and The Kew Society will be having a stall. This year, in tune with National Civic Day, we will be celebrating our local area so please come along to out stand and see whether you can identify locations in Kew from a display of photographs - there will be some teasers!