Healthy Summer Fun at The Ashley Centre

9:03am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The holidays are here and The Ashley Centre has five weeks of free fun activities for a healthy summer supporting various local charities and businesses in the town including British Heart Foundation, SeeAbility, Core Wellness and Vision Express.

David Gower talks all things cricket at Twickenham event

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Cricket fans will be hit for six at news former England captain David Gower is giving a talk in Twickenham.

Eastenders star June Brown to come to Banstead's first community festival

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Soap star June Brown, best known for her iconic chain-smoking, Bible-referencing gossip Dot Cotton in Eastenders, is coming to Banstead’s first ever community festival, writes Alice Foster.

Live music to celebrate Wandle Park restoration

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

Free live music performed by artists from across south London, alongside a touch of Shakespeare and poetry readings, will be staged today.

Do these dogs look like their owners?

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

4:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Pet pooches got the chance to show off their best assets at the Malden Fortnight dog show at the weekend.

Family-friendly festival brings Georgian living to life

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Travel back 300 years this summer and live life like a Georgian as part of a family festival celebrating the era.

Twelfth Night to be performed in two idyllic parks

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Shakespeare's "classic chaotic comedy" Twelfth Night is to be performed in two idyllic settings this month - Nonsuch and Cannizaro parks.

Magical and sometimes mythical Bill Bailey performing at Kew Gardens

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:00am Saturday 12th July 2014

Kew Gardens would seem the perfect setting for a performer who has a carnivorous plant named after them.

All the fun of the fair at family fun day in Morden

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

1:00am Friday 11th July 2014

The Morden Family Fun Day will be held on Sunday, July 20.

Scores of groups support new borough arts festival

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Launch: Mayor Meena Bond and Baroness van Dedem

2:00am Tuesday 8th July 2014

Music and drama groups have signed up to a new borough arts festival set to launch in 2016.

Street dance hits Kingston as part of IYAF

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Street dance hits Kingston as part of IYAF

8:54am Monday 30th June 2014

Street dance fever will hit the borough as a showcase with budding choreographers storms Kingston.

Summer of fun at Battersea Children's Zoo

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Zoo fun: Face painting, a butterfly day and a bugs day are among the fun

3:00am Saturday 28th June 2014

This summer Brighton-based illustrator and print maker Beatrice Von Preussen is running art and craft workshops at the Battersea Park Children’s Zoo.

Croydon artist Yellon Ran Huang in prestigious London show

Richmond and Twickenham Times: A painting by Yellon Ran Huang

5:00am Friday 27th June 2014

An artist whose work is inspired by living in Croydon and modern life has had a ‘prestigious door open’ for her by being selected to show her paintings at an esteemed exhibition.

VIDEO: International Film Festival rolls into town

Richmond and Twickenham Times: VIDEO: International Film Festival rolls into town

4:55pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

More than 200 films are being submitted from countries all over the world as they prepare to take part in the seventh annual Wimbledon International Short Film Festival.

Quirky comedy night to bring big names from the stand-up scene to Putney

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Russell Kane is just one of the names on the bill in Putney

11:36am Wednesday 25th June 2014

The Putney Arts Theatre is combining a mixture of exclusive new material from some of the biggest and brightest names in the business, to present a night of amusing mayhem in Always Be Comedy.

Quick-fire cricket charity match with cheeky chappy Phil Tufnell

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Former England cricketer Phil Tufnell set to entertain at charity evening

5:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

Fancy watching quick-fire cricket with cheeky chappy Phil Tufnell taking on a celebrity team, while ejoying a picnic in the sun and supporting a great local charity?

Enviable summer of fun ahead for Elmbridge youngsters

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Fun, fun, fun: Something for all youngsters on offer

2:00am Sunday 22nd June 2014

With the countdown to the school summer holidays beginning, Shout! activities schemes are on hand again to keep children happy.

Brace yourselves for Elmbridge's biggest leisure event

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Oodles of fun: Last year 3,000 people enjoyed the day

2:00am Monday 16th June 2014

The biggest sporting, leisure and culture event in the borough returns at its most fun-packed yet.

Where to watch, or avoid, the World Cup in Merton

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Bruno Roquette with brother Francisco

5:00am Friday 13th June 2014

With kick-off for the long-awaited FIFA World Cup scheduled for just hours away, one bar is determined to recreate the Brazilian spirit in a usually quiet corner of London.

Close-Up magic show returns to Epsom Playhouse

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Chris Wood will perform a set during the show

12:34pm Friday 13th June 2014

Magic is in the air at Epsom Playhouse this month with The Close Up Show, which promises 80 minutes of enchantment, trickery and sleight-of-hand from three talented magicians.

Where to watch World Cup 2014 in Kingston

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Tempers can flare during the World Cup as domestic abuse can rise by 25 per cent

3:15pm Thursday 12th June 2014

Not sure where to enjoy the 2014 World Cup? Check out our list of venues that will be showing the tournament live from Brazil.

Top bars and pubs to watch the World Cup in Wandsworth

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Tickets go on sale for riots benefit gig at Clapham Grand

4:17pm Thursday 12th June 2014

The World cup is here (really? because there hasn’t been any coverage...) and while thousands of football fans have raided the piggy bank and headed off to Rio, the vast majority of us will be watching the carnival from our couch.

Ladyboys and Thai boxing on offer at fun-packed festival

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Hook Road Arena will host a Thai food and crafts festival

5:00am Sunday 8th June 2014

From ladyboys to Thai boxing, a celebration of all things Thai is coming to Epsom at a day jam-packed with activities and entertainment to transport you to the Orient.

Exquisite flower show back in bloom

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Epsom Garden Society Summer Show will be held on June 21

5:00am Sunday 8th June 2014

An exquisite array of flowers will be on display at an annual summer garden show.

Croydon Guardian's five top ideas for summer fun

Richmond and Twickenham Times: There is lots of fun in store this summer

5:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

Make this summer extra enjoyable with our fun suggestions for things to do over the next few weeks.

Dig into the past at fun-packed village day

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Ashtead Village Day will be held on June 14

5:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

Dig into Ashtead's history at a fun-packed day of entertainment at its annual Village Day.

How well do you know south London? Take the Quiz!

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The questions are taken from London Quiz - How Well Do You Know London?

1:21pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Take this quiz - which will really sort out the tour guides from the tourists.

Luxury train tour will start in Cheam

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Do the locomotion: Let off some steam in July

5:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A luxury steam train will depart from Cheam taking passengers on a journey through the Kent and Surrey countryside.

Strictly Come Dancing is coming to Croydon

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Pasha Kovalev and Katya Virshilas are coming to Croydon

7:40am Saturday 31st May 2014

Expect stylish salsa and flourishes of foxtrot as a primetime TV favourite comes to the stage, writes Chris Baynes.

The 1st date - Love doctor Hayley Quinn gives her top tips for success

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Hayley Quinn has advice for anyone going on a first date

7:30am Saturday 31st May 2014

Dating can be a complicated feat that sets heads spinning through over-thinking and over-doing things in a bid to impress, writes Shaniqua Benjamin.

Top 5 things to do in Sutton this weekend

Richmond and Twickenham Times: EUROPEAN COMPETITION: Hannah Robinson of Bishop Auckland Boxing Club, training hard ahead of her fight PICTURE: Stuart Boulton

4:16pm Friday 30th May 2014

Check out Vibe's top 5 activities to do in Sutton this weekend.

Children asked to take on crime scene investigation

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Children asked to take on crime scene investigation

6:00am Monday 26th May 2014

Think you have got the smarts of Sherlock or Poirot? Are you still a child?

Take a half term trip to Thorpe Park and see the new Angry Birds Land

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Angry Birds land in Thorpe Park

10:21am Thursday 22nd May 2014

If you are an Angry Birds addict then you may want to get down to Thorpe Park this half term.

Streatham featured in new crime book

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Mike Gray with his book

8:46am Tuesday 20th May 2014

Streatham is featured in a new Crime book '101 Interesting Facts on Britain's True Life Crimes'

Life and times of 1940s Britain commemorated at Brooklands

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Historic times: The 1940s changed the world

3:00am Sunday 11th May 2014

The sights and sounds of the 1940s will once again fill the Brooklands site for a celebration of a decade that changed the world.

Chelsea Fringe to cross the river to Nine Elms

Richmond and Twickenham Times: New Covent Garden Market's fantastic flower stalls will form part of the Fringe's offering

12:09pm Friday 9th May 2014

Nine Elms is hoping to cement its status as ‘London’s newest cultural quarter’ as it plays host to a programme of events for the third Chelsea Fringe.

Wandsworth Festival and Fringe kicks off this evening

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

3:58pm Friday 2nd May 2014

The Wandsworth Arts Festival and alongside it, the Fringe 2014, are taking over the borough from the beginning of May.

Festival of reading at libraries across Elmbridge

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Toddlers meet the Bookstart Bear as part of Ditton Library’s 50th birthday celebrations Picture: Mike Boden MBS180412

1:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Young readers and writers of all abilities will be able to enjoy a seven week literary festival at libraries across the county starting next month.

VIDEO: Aliens Love Underpants is coming to Croydon

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Aliens Love Underpants is coming to town. Picture by SJS Photo

6:10am Saturday 26th April 2014

Get ready for a close encounter of the most entertaining kind when pants loving aliens fly into Croydon.

Basketball star Luol Deng to run summer camp in Crystal Palace

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Luol Deng credit Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.

10:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Two time NBA All-Star Luol Deng will be running a basketball camp in Crystal Palace this summer.

Heart shopping centre hosts Easter kids' workshop tomorrow

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Easter excitement: Head to the Heart

3:00am Friday 18th April 2014

Children can create their own egg cups and make Charlie and the Chocolate Factory sweets at a Kids’ Club Workshop held at the Heart Shopping Centre in Walton tomorrow.

Event tonight marks contribution of "soldiers of colour"

Richmond and Twickenham Times: War: Richmond lending library hosts the event

2:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Performances detailing the contribution made by soldiers of colour in the First World War take place at Richmond lending library.

Excitement grows as Easter approaches in Esher

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Marney's Gearing up for an Easter event

2:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Marney’s Village Inn in Esher hosts a day of Easter fun for the whole family on Saturday.

Circus acts to perform in Croydon this weekend

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Street entertainers

8:59am Friday 11th April 2014

The circus is coming to town this week adding a new twist to your shopping experience. 

Lifelong Crystal Palace fan pens book on club's last administration

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Steve Goddard

11:11am Monday 7th April 2014

A lifelong Crystal Palace fan has written a new book which follows an Eagles fan during the club’s last period of administration in 2010.

Children and teddies can see CBeebies’ double act Chris and Pui

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Children and teddies can see CBeebies’ double act Chris and Pui

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

Children can go down to the playhouse with their teddies to see CBeebies’ favourite double act.

Thriller novel sees British Civil War after Scots discover oil

Richmond and Twickenham Times:

5:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

As life imitates art, an author is hoping the forthcoming referendum on Scottish independence could promote interest in his debut novel.

Henry VIII to recount tales of wives, politics in court and executions

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Henry VIII to recount tales of wives, politics in court and executions

2:00pm Sunday 30th March 2014

Henry VIII is set to recount tales of his six wives, court, politics and executions during his reign.

Dance festival to get feet moving in Kingston

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Ignition festival will bring dance groups and street acrobats to Kingston

6:00am Friday 28th March 2014

A successful bid for funding from Arts Council England means they will be dancing in the streets of Kingston this summer.

The best of Brazil to raise money for disadvantaged children

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Charitable work: Going to Brazil

2:30am Friday 28th March 2014

The smells, sounds and delights of Brazil will make their way across the Atlantic to Barnes at a night full of music, dancing and food.


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