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May 2019

Mark Lewisohn in Conversation with Dr Richard Mills

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May 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
£8/6

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Mark Lewisohn is the foremost expert on the Beatles and the author of several books on the Fab Four including the recent ‘The Beatles: All These Years – Tune In’. In conversation with Dr Richard Mills from St Mary’s University this event will analyse all the Beatles film activity in Twickenham and other connections with the area.

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June 2019

The Ideas Exchange Talks

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June 10, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
£5

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Date: Monday 10th June Time: 1pm – 2.30pm Venue: The Exchange, Twickenham St Mary’s are delighted to continue the “Ideas Exchange”, 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, politics and history to sport, emotions and science! We are delighted to confirm Professor Karen Sanders who will be talking about respectful communication, what it is, why it matters, communication styles…

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Robert Elms with Jason Solomons

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June 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
£10

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David McGeachie and The Exchange present an evening with BBC Radio London’s Robert Elms, as he talks with Jason Solomons about his new book ‘London Made Us’, a personal journey – part anecdotal, part impressionistic –through London’s constantly shifting cityscape. Jason will interview Robert then there will be an audience Q&A, followed by a book signing with books supplied by the independent shop Open Book in Richmond. ‘London is a giant kaleidoscope, which is forever turning. Take your eye off it…

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September 2019

The Ideas Exchange

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September 11, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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St Mary’s are delighted to launch the first of three “Ideas Exchange” events this academic year.  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 usually cover a wealth of topics from media, politics and history to sport, emotions and science!  This event however is a special football takeover. The line-up will include a diverse panel of guest speakers from different coaching…

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November 2019

Vic Marks – Original Spin

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November 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
£10/8

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The Exchange, Twickenham, London

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Vic Marks is a former Somerset and England cricketer, who played in six Tests and 34 one-day internationals. He is the cricket correspondent of the Observer and the Guardian and has regularly appeared on the BBC’s Test Match Special for over three decades. In his new memoir of a life lived in cricket, Vic Marks returns to the heady days when Richards and Botham were young men yet to unleash their talents on the world stage while he and Roebuck…

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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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