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 Sat 03 Sep - London Double Header 2016 - TBC (see all fixtures).

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Summer Fairs 2016

Once again we have pulled together our annual round up of all things summery and fair-like… including fetes, festivals and a few other events. And as always, it took longer than we expected. There really is a lot to look forward over our most sunshine-filled months. If we’ve missed anything grea...

Review of Pizza Express in Kew

We’ve written a lot about Sunday lunches, and they’re nearly always focused on the classic roast. But in truth, the family enjoy a pizza as much as a roast potato, so on this occasion we headed to Pizza Express in Kew for the first time. The restaurant is located about 50 yards from Kew Gardens ...

Let’s Get Ready To Rabble

On Tuesday I took part in Rabble ‘Jailbreak’ session at Old Deer Park. What is Rabble I hear you ask? Rabble is a relatively new fitness concept set up by former International triathlete Charlotte Roach in 2014. Since then it’s grown to over 20 games per week across London and Manchester with ...

Review of Sunday Lunch at The Petersham

Flâneur Sundays, don’t you just love them? A chance to enjoy a leisurely stroll, a little shopping, a long lunch and a few glasses of wine. On a gorgeous Spring day a couple of weeks ago I did just that. A wander up Richmond Hill, a brief stop to gaze over the lush ‘Terrace Gardens’ Continue r...

Fitness at Barreworks

Barre workouts have really risen in popularity over the past 12 months. Everyone from Victoria’s Secret models to Madonna are raving about the benefits of this ballet inspired fitness trend and with new studios cropping up across the city, clearly Londoners have caught the ballet bug too. As a d...


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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