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 9 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 10 Oct - Rugby World Cup: Australia v Wales - 4:45pm (see all fixtures).

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Fireworks Around Richmond 2015

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...

#trythebarre for less during the Rugby World Cup

  Award winning Richmond based ballet-fitness fusion company, Barreworks, is celebrating the launch of the Rugby World Cup by inviting locals and tourists alike to #trythebarre with a series of special offers and a photo competition. Vicki Anstey, founder of Barreworks says: “We’re very p...

Review of The Petersham Restaurant

The Petersham Hotel is rich in history, its grand design dates back to the 1860s. Nestled between Richmond Hill Common and Petersham Common, it has marvellous views of Petersham meadows and the ‘much painted’ bend in the River Thames. It makes for a perfect setting in their restaurant and on a c...

The Big Hullabaloo

The Big Hullabaloo is coming to Richmond at the RWC Fanzone at Old Deer Park in Richmond from September 25th – October 29th, with all shows taking place on days when the Fanzone will not be open for the screening of rugby matches. It all happens inside a 5,000 capacity big top with raked seating, ...

Are Richmond’s Dancing Days Over?

Written by Sofia Farouk, Postgraduate at Richmond, The American University A UK-wide survey released last week by the Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers found that more than half of all the nation’s nightclubs have closed in the past 10 years. More specifically, the number of clubs opera...

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

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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Sat 10 Oct - Rugby World Cup: Australia v Wales - 4:45pm

Don't Forget!

Fireworks Night is just days away. Make sure you are ready to lock the pets indoors.