Things To Do In Richmond

Totally Richmond is the local guide to the Borough of Richmond upon Thames (from Hampton to Barnes and everything in between), created and run by locals. We launched just over 10 years ago in June 2006 and have been growing ever since. We do our best to keep the site up to date so please let us know if you spot anything that needs a tweak.

Next match at Twickenham Stadium is Sun 23 Oct - NFL: New York Giants vs Los Angeles Rams - 2:30pm (see all fixtures).

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Fireworks Around Richmond 2016

It’s hard to believe, but fireworks night is just around the corner. Another evening celebrating the Gunpowder Plot (or maybe celebrating the prevention of the Gunpowder Plot?) with a small glass of mulled wine and maybe a hot dog. What we really like about these events is the sense of community...

Review of Bearcat Comedy Club

The Bearcat Comedy Club has been running for more than 25 years and can be found at the Turk’s Head in St Margarets / Twickenham. The list of acts they’ve hosted is like reading a who’s who of British comedy – from Bill Bailey and Lee Evans to Jo Brand and Steve Coogan. Very impressive. Continue...

Paddle boarding on the Thames

Five minutes paddle boarding along the Thames and I almost forgot my manic Monday and to-do list the length of my arm. “People usually comment on how relaxing it is out on the water”, says James, my instructor and the founder of Epic SUP. “Once a person gets comfortable standing up on a board th...

More Dog Friendly Richmond

This article is a guest post by – a tailor-made dog food company based in Richmond.  There’s even a great ‘free food’ offer at the end… As a company of dog lovers we’ve adopted a dog friendly office policy.  Luckily for us, Richmond itself is extremely dog frie...

Review of Cherry Woods Skin Clinic in Richmond

Cherry tells me she has two kinds of clients – those who think they have ‘problem’ skin, for example conditions prone to rosacea and acne, and those who want to keep their skin in tip-top condition by having regular treatments. I think there is a third category – those who find the idea of going ...

Richmond Top Ten

There are so many things to do in Richmond upon Thames - here's our Top Ten (in no particular order)!

1. Cycling in Richmond Park
2. walking along the banks of the Thames, from Teddington Lock to Richmond.
3. Shopping - on Richmond High Street
4. Hiring a boat on the River Thames
5. Eating at any of the great Richmond restaurants
6. Visiting Twickenham Stadium - for rugby or music
7. Watching a play at one of the many theatres
8. Buying local produce at one of the Farmers Markets
9. Taking the kids to the London Wetland Centre
10. Drinking a pint in the best pubs by the River Thames

Or just sitting at home in front of the tv and ordering some delivery food!

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

Richmond upon Thames was named so in 1963 despite Twickenham having twice the population of the town of Richmond and also being the home of the Borough Council offices.  There's often confusion between the town of Richmond and the Borough of Richmond upon Thames, and some people differentiate by incorrectly referring to Richmond Surrey.

Either way, we think we live in the greatest community in Greater London - perhaps in the whole of England, and it's becoming more and more green with significant recycling

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