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 do our best to keep the site up to date so please let us know if you spot anything that needs a tweak. We're always interested in knowing what you think of the local restaurants.

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Twickenham Rugby World Cup Games 2015

Unless you’ve been experimenting with a total media blackout for the last year or two, you’ll know that England is hosting the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and Twickenham Stadium is the venue for many of England’s games – including the World Cup final (and both semi-finals). 20 teams will play 48 games...

The Wrong Type of Rugby Fan?

We’re generally pretty positive about all things Richmond Upon Thames. It’s a beautiful leafy Borough with great restaurants, pubs and cafes… and more sport than you can shake a stick at. However, we’re starting to get a little bit miffed by some of the rugby crowds. It started off just being ...

Summer Fairs 2015

Since we’re blessed with so many beautiful sunny weekends every year, it’s good to know there are an equal number of great local fetes, fairs and festivals (The 3 F’s). Most of these events are now annual, and if the weather is good then each one of these can be a great afternoon out. May Continu...

Review of Yo! Sushi Richmond

The nice people at Yo! Sushi recently contacted us to see if we’d like to try some of their new dishes at their Richmond restaurant. It didn’t take long to say ‘yes’ but we added a twist – we brought the kids along to see whether they were ready for a lunchtime adventure – both Continue reading ...

Richmond Park in Video

Everyone loves Richmond Park. At least everyone at Totally Richmond loves it. We thought we’d spend the morning curating a collection of videos on the largest of the capital’s eight Royal Parks and the biggest enclosed space in London. First up is this beautiful ‘documentary’ by Aby F Hamouda. T...

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!

Twickenham Rugby World Cup 2015

We're super excited that Twickenham is hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2015. Yes, we'll certainly be over-run with hundreds of thousands of rugby fans, but there's no doubt it's going to be an exciting occasion. We have info about Twickenham Stadium, parking in Twickenham and much more! We'll try to keep you posted on what's on in Twickenham and beyond.

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames includes Richmond, Kew, Barnes, Ham, East Sheen, Teddington, Whitton, St Margarets, Strawberry Hill, Mortlake, Petersham, Twickenham, Hampton Hill and Hampton. We think it's the greatest community in Greater London - perhaps in the whole of England, and it's becoming more and more green with significant recycling

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.  The town of Richmond is known as Richmond Surrey (or Richmond in Surrey).

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