5 things to do in Richmond this Autumn
Richmond is stunning in the Autumn and there is still plenty to do now the busy Summer months have passed, take a look at our top 5 ideas for an Autumn day out…
Photo credit: Dale Chihuly, Sapphire Star ©
Chihuly Nights at Kew Gardens
Known to be the world’s most celebrated contemporary glass artist, experience the sensational illuminated artworks of Dale Chihuly in the glorious setting of Kew Gardens. As the sun sets over the gardens and glasshouse at Kew, you can enjoy Chihuly’s work illuminating under the nights’ sky accompanied by beautifully paired music commissioned by Guest Artists. Available to book on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings until 27th October this impressive installation is not to be missed.
Autumn walks in Richmond Park
With the leaves turning golden brown and the promise of colder days ahead, wrap up warm this autumn and enjoy a leafy walk around the largest Royal Park in London, Richmond Park. Located a stone’s throw away from The Petersham Hotel, Richmond Park covers an impressive area of 2,500 acres, and home to woodland gardens, over 600 free roaming Red and Fallow deer and on a clear day you can enjoy uninterrupted views of St Paul’s Cathedral, located just 12 miles away.
Ghost Tours at Ham House
Discover the ghosts of Ham House past with their ghoulish ghost tours taking place throughout October and November. Known to be one of the most haunted houses in Britain, you can expect an evening full of unexplained spooky tales on your guided tour through the house and grounds. Hosting family friendly ghost tours in October half term and adult evening ghost tours throughout October and November this spooky experience lasts approximately one hour.
Champagne Joseph Perrier at The Petersham Restaurant
Celebrating 25 years of unique family partnership, Chairman of Champagne Joseph Perrier, Jean-Claude Fourman and UK Brand Ambassador and Master of Wine, Martin Gamman will be hosting a Champagne Dinner in The Petersham Restaurant on Thursday 14th November. With a five-course tasting menu specifically designed for the occasion and exquisite Champagnes paired with every course, you can expect a spectacular evening full of insightful stories.
To book your tickets contact the Events team on 020 8939 1066.
All The World’s A Stage: 120 Years of Richmond Theatre
Celebrating their impressive 120-year history, Richmond Theatre is hosting a variety of events this autumn. On Sunday 15th September you can join Theatre Director Brendan Riding alongside some very special guests to discover and celebrate the vast history of this remarkable building. For those wishing to find out more behind-the-scenes you can join one of their Historical Tours taking place over September – December 2019.
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