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November 2019

Katy Brand – I Carried A Watermelon

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November 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
£10/8

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Katy Brand is an award-winning writer, comedian and actor. Her award-winning ITV sketch show, Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show, which she devised, wrote and starred in, ran for three series and later became a nationwide live tour. Part memoir, part homage to the monster hit film Dirty Dancing, Katy’s new book I Carried a Watermelon explores how the classic film has influenced Brand’s own attitudes to sex, love, romance, rights and responsibilities. As part of Richmond Literature Festival

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Babita Sharma – The Corner Shop

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November 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
£7/5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Part memoir, part social history, The Corner Shop, is a gentle, charming and at times poignant look at our nation of shopkeepers. Babita Sharma (now a BBC newsreader) uses her childhood, growing up above a corner shop in Reading with her immigrant family, to conjure that familiar world of news, tobacco and consumer essentials – and also to understand how the hackneyed image of Asians running corner shops came to dovetail with our ideas of British life. As part of Richmond Literature…

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Bettany Hughes – Venus and Aphrodite

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November 18, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
£12/10

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Venus and Aphrodite Through ancient art, evocative myth, exciting archaeological revelations and philosophical explorations Bettany Hughes shows why this immortal goddess endures through to the twenty-first century, and what her journey through time reveals about what matters to us as humans. Charting Venus's origins in powerful ancient deities, Bettany demonstrates that Venus is far more complex than first meets the eye. Beginning in Cyprus, the goddess's mythical birthplace, Bettany decodes Venus's relationship to the Greek goddess Aphrodite, and, in turn,…

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Kathy O’Shaughnessy – In Love with George Eliot

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November 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
£5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of the great novelist George Eliot, Richmond Literature Festival presents: Kathy O'Shaughnessy – In Love with George Eliot Who was the real George Eliot? In Love with George Eliot is a glorious debut novel which tells the compelling story of England’s greatest woman novelist as you’ve never read it before. Marian Evans is a scandalous figure, living in sin with a married man, George Henry Lewes. She has shocked polite society, and women rarely…

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January 2020

Emovere – Creative Writing 2019 – Booklet Launch

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January 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Emovere - Creative Writing 2019 Wednesday 22nd January 2020 Booklet Launch Evening from 7pm - 9pm All welcome - come to read and listen to our students work.

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March 2020

THE IDEAS EXCHANGE: FOOTBALL TAKEOVER

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March 9 @ 7:00 pm
£5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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The Ideas Exchange Talks: The Football Takeover Monday 9th March 2020 The Football Takeover is back but this time we are Celebrating International Women’s day. The purpose of the day will be to celebrate Women’s football and Women in football to provide insight from practitioners actively involved in the game. Each speaker will come with a contemporary issue, problem or trend they face in their role and will offer collaborative solutions to inform future practice. The ‘Ideas Exchange’ is a series of quick-fire…

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A Sunday In Hell – Special Film Screening with Q&A

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March 10 @ 7:30 pm
£10

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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A Sunday In Hell Special Film Screening with Q&A Details: Tuesday 10th March 2020, 7:30pm Tickets: £10 A Sunday In Hell: Special Film Screen with Q&A Introduced by William Fotheringham Jorgen Leth's film of the 1976 edition of Paris-Roubaix, the toughest one-day race in cycling, is regarded as one of the greatest sports documentaries of all. Leth's groundbreaking use of more than 20 cameras along the race route, as well as footage shot from a helicopter pioneered techniques that have…

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Arts Richmond Young Writers’ Festival

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March 15 @ 2:30 pm
Free – £5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Arts Richmond invite you to join them for an afternoon celebrating the best of the Boroughs Young Writers. We have had over 600 entries to this annual competition which was launch back in September. Our judges have chosen six finalists  from each age group and on Sunday March 15th at 2.30pm our professional actors will be performing all 24 of these wonderful pieces of work. Arts Richmond has invited the Mayor to present the final winners of each category on…

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*CANCELLED* THE IDEAS EXCHANGE

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March 25 @ 1:00 pm
£5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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*CANCELLED* The Ideas Exchange Talks Wednesday 25th March at 1pm The 'Ideas Exchange' is a series of quick-fire lectures from a range of top academics.  Each thought-provoking talk is only eight minutes long (or short) and will cover a wealth of topics from media to sport! The talks are free for students in year 10 onwards and are open to the public (general admission tickets £5). Speakers: Joanna Harker Shaw Lecturer, Humanities 'The Mask of Anarchy: Shelley's Political Legacy' and talk…

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June 2020

*POSTPONED* Iain Dale

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June 19 @ 7:30 pm
£10.00 – £12.50

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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David McGeachie and The Exchange Present: Iain Dale with Steve Allen This performance has postponed due to government policy surrounding COVID-19 affecting the publication of Iain Dale's book and subsequently his book talks. All tickets purchased for the original date will be valid for the new date. We will be in contact with all ticket holders with more information. If you have a ticket enquiry please email ruby.penman@stmarys.ac.uk Iain Dale is an award winning radio presenter. He presents the evening…

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