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September 2018

Creative Writing Courses

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September 26 @ 10:00 am

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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The Short Story “A short story is a love affair, a novel is a marriage. A short story is a photograph; a novel is a film.” - Lorrie Moore Write the love affair and take your photographs with words, learn to create your narratives in the short story form.  This 8-week course will explore a number of different short stories through group discussions. In a nurturing and friendly environment, we will identify the ingredients of a short story, investigate what makes a…

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How The Vote Was Won

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September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£10-9

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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In this centenary year,  a rare chance to see the popular touring exhibition about the suffragettes’ campaign to win the right to vote for women. In addition,  on 26th September, local arts charity Aurora Metro will be launching the new edition of THE ORIGINAL SUFFRAGE COOKBOOK, first published in 1915 to raise funds for the cause and compiled by Mrs L.O. Kleber. Books will be available at a reduced price and signed by the new editor Cheryl Robson. A talk…

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Make-Up Courses

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September 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Level 2 Certificate in Make Up Learners will study the application of all make-up products, including skin analysis, preparation of the skin, recognition of face, nose, eye and lip shapes, corrective make-up, airbrush make-up and day, evening, special occasion and bridal make-up. Whilst enrolled upon the course you will study one unit which includes: Skin types and characteristics, condition and texture How to prepare the skin accordingly Customer care, consultation and communication Contraindications to make-up Make up selection, lip shapes,…

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Ruby Wax, The Monk and The Neuroscientist: How To Be Human

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September 27 @ 8:00 pm
£22-£18

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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HOW TO BE HUMAN  We can’t stop the future from arriving, no matter what drugs we’re on. But even if nearly every part of us becomes robotic, mechanical fingers crossed we'll still have our minds. Hopefully we'll use them for things like compassion, instead of just chasing what’s ‘better’ like a hamster on a wheel. If we can do that, we’re on the yellow brick road to happiness. With a little help from monk Gelong Thubten, who explains how the…

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October 2018

Richmond Film Society Presents ‘Goldstone’

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October 2 @ 8:00 pm
£5-3

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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‘Goldstone’ (Australia) A troubled indigenous detective rolls into a remote and desolate mining town to investigate the disappearance of a young woman and is confronted with endemic corruption on all sides. A powerful and slow-burning thriller, with stunning cinematography of the Australian outback. – Directed by Ivan Sen – Rating: 15 – Written By: Ivan Sen – Runtime: 110 minutes Tickets:  Adults: £5 Full time students: £3 Free to RFS members. About Richmond Film Society Richmond Film Society was formed in 1963 and has since…

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Twickenham Cinema Club Presents ‘Dog Day Afternoon’

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October 3 @ 7:30 pm
£5-7

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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DOG DAY AFTERNOON A man robs a bank to pay for his lover's operation; it turns into a hostage situation and a media circus. Director: Sidney Lumet Writers: Frank Pierson (screenplay), P.F. Kluge Stars: Al Pacino, John Cazale & Penelope Allen Sidney Lumet's lively, intense, and surprisingly funny crime story based on true events. Set in Brooklyn, it features Al Pacino in an outstanding role as an inexperienced bank robber, whose attempt to steal funds from a local bank turn…

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Red Cape Theatre present Thunder Road

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October 6 @ 7:30 pm
£10-6

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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This bold, original performance by RedCape Theatre is about the power of the Heimlich manoeuvre, adventure and escape, the death of the Little Chef, the call of the open road, and the kind of friendship you'd take a bullet for. Taking as its inspirations the quintessentially British First Aid training course and the iconic feminist road movie 'Thelma and Louise', fusing theatre and stand-up, Thunder Road tells a story like you've never seen before, that will ring true in your…

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The Richmond Brass Band presents ‘Sounds of Cinema’

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October 7 @ 3:00 pm
£11/8

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Come and enjoy an afternoon with some of the most recognisable music in the world - music from the movies! ‘Sounds of Cinema’ sees the Richmond Brass Band return to The Exchange to delight with your favourite cinematic moments. Tear-jerkers or toe-tappers, something for everyone - even the most discerning film aficionados. Don’t miss out as The Richmond Brass Band presents ‘Sounds of Cinema’! Tickets: £11/£8 (concs)

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Living a Wild Life with Colin Stafford-Johnson

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October 8 @ 8:00 pm
£17.50-£15

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Irish wildlife cameraman and television presenter Colin Stafford-Johnson is one of the world’s most acclaimed and internationally awarded filmmakers. Throughout his legendary career, Colin has won countless awards from wildlife festivals and events around the world. He's lived first hand with tigers for many years in India, filmed some of the most renowned natural history sequences in his homeland of Ireland and now for the first time will be sharing his hair-raising stories with UK theatre audiences this autumn.  Illustrated with his own stunning film footage…

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Martin Simpson – A Master of His Art

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October 11 @ 8:00 pm
£14-12

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World renowned guitarist, singer and songwriter Martin Simpson releases his 20th solo album in 40 years ‘Trails & Tribulations’ on September 1st 2017 via Topic Records. The brand-new studio album, his first new solo work since 2013’s widely praised ‘Vagrant Stanzas’, will be available in standard and deluxe CD, digital download and standard vinyl (the latter through Vinyl 180) “Martin Simpson in “probably made his best album ever” shock.” ***** – fRoots “A master musician on top of his game.”…

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