The Environment Trust for Richmond upon Thames have planned four exciting events for September and October. They are always fun and informative, so please sign up soon.

Grand Family Art Picnic

Sunday 8 September, 11am to 4pm

Draw and paint the Victorian pleasure gardens and Arcadian views with tuition (optional) by practising artist JILL STOREY. Meet at the River God statue below the Hollyhock Café Terrace Gardens, Richmond, TW10 6UX. Don’t forget to bring a picnic lunch.

Twilight Bat Walk Along Twickenham Riverside

Thursday 19 September, 6.30pm

Join us for an illustrated talk by Philip Briggs of The London Bat Group followed by a guided walk along the river to hear and see these delighted creatures.

Thursday 26 September, 1 to 2.30pm

THEN AND NOW is a volunteer-led project to celebrate and study Richmond’s historic sites and features. Join us for an introduction to the collection, the catalogue system and opportunity to register your own research.

Then And Now – Architecture Scavenger Hunt

Saturday 5 October, 10am to 3pm

Put your local and architectural knowledge into action! Join us for a fun day in Twickenham and St. Margaret’s working as a team, or solo, to collect architectural details and features with your camera or sketch pad. Light refreshments and prizes.