What's On This Week At Twickenham Festival 2014
16th June 2014
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The Twickenham Festival is in full swing, but don't worry if you've not had a chance to enjoy any of the events yet, there are plenty more happening this week across the Borough. 

Choose from a relaxing evening cruise, a cool evening of Jazz and Blues, or maybe you're a fan of great, tasty al fresco dining - these and loads more events are still to come in Twickenham's popular summer festival 2014, running all the way until Sunday 22nd June.

There's something for everyone, so have a look at the events listed below, and save the dates in your diary. More information on each can be found by licking the links.  


Wednesday 18 June

Thames Venturer Cruise 6-8.30pm.

Book at participant.co.uk/thamesventurescruise1806


Strawberry Hill House Garden Talk

6.30-7.30pm, Twickenham Library.

Learn about the latest exciting developments in the grounds of the gothic castle. With Jennifer Sarginson.

Book at richmond.gov.uk/libraries


Kingston Morris Dancers & Co

9pm, Barmy Arms. A celebration of the Summer Solstice.


Thursday 19 June


Al Fresco Dining

6-11.30pm, every Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening until 31 August. All day Sundays. Church

Street. Enjoy your evening meal outdoors in the summer sun, with the street closed and numerous participating




Evening River Cruise

7.00-11pm. Wind down with easygoing jazz tunes on the New Southern Belle. Accompanied by wine and fish and chips dinner (vegetarian option available on request). Trip runs from Twickenham, past Eel Pie Island, Kingston, onto Hampton Court Palace and back.

Tickets: participant.co.uk/eveningrivercruise1206


Del Bromham’s Blues Devils

9.15pm-11pm, The Eel Pie Club, London Road.

Blues with the founder member and guitarist/songwriter of legendary rock band STRAY.

Tickets £11 (£9 members) on the door (if still available) or via eelpieclub.com


Friday 20 June


French Market

9am–5pm, until 22 June, Church Street.


Saturday 21 June


Dragon Boat Races

All day, Riverside.



Helen Astrid Singing Academy: Lunchtime Concert

12.30pm, St Mary’s Church, Church Street. Summer solstice concert with uplifting classical songs and arias from

Mozart to the present day. Tickets £15/£10 (concessions£7) on the door or at Crusader Travel

0208 744 0474. For more information harmonyworks.co.uk/workshops


Visit Turner’s House

Tours at 2pm, 2.45pm, 3.30pm and 4.15pm, Sandycombe

Lodge, Sandycoombe Road.

Tickets £4 from Crusader Travel 0208 744 0474.

See also turnerintwickenham.org.uk


Sunday 22 June


Twickenham Riverside Trust Anniversary

10am-2pm, Diamond Jubilee Gardens.


Borough’s Best Banger Competition

12-2.30pm, Diamond Jubilee Gardens. The popular sausage contest between the area’s quality butchers returns.

See ttba.org.uk for more details.


TwickFolk: Winter Wilson

8-10.30pm, The Cabbage Patch, London Road. See twickfolk.co.uk for more details.

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