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Tristram Kenton

The Rose Theatre, Kingston officially opened its doors 10 years ago this month. Jane McGowan chats to Executive Producer Jerry Gunn as the team prepares to celebrate more

2 Jan 2018 10:24 Theatre/Arts

Creative Art Twickenham has announced the first term of a series of 12-week art classes starting January 3rd at the vibrant ETNA Community Centre in Twickenham more

1 Dec 2017 17:38 Craft & Country

One local retiree recalls her working life at Bentalls as if it were yesterday. Miranda Jessop meets her more

28 Nov 2017 12:47 Interviews

As this month sees Small Business Saturday, part of a campaign which highlights small business success, Rosanna Greenstreet takes a closer look at some local entrepreneurs... more

28 Nov 2017 11:54 Interviews

Richmond author Anne Sebba has published a fascinating account of the lives of women in occupied Paris. This month she is taking questions at Kew more

27 Nov 2017 17:00 Interviews

Until recently the art of marbling was on the decline. Keen amateur Hugh Lansley talks us through the history of the craft and its resurgence as a hobby more

11 Oct 2017 14:52 Home Style

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Jim Grover

Jim Grover is an award-winning photographer based in South London who has used the Clapham High Street institution, Cafe Delight, and its regulars as the subject of a social documentary in his latest photo-essay. more

12 Sep 2017 16:04 News

Award-winning sculptor Sean Henry is back in Woking for a major exhibition. Jane McGowan takes a look more

24 Aug 2017 12:42 Theatre/Arts

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Alexandra Conil Lacoste

Actress Amanda Root tells Sophie Farrah about the foundation of her charity Talitha Arts more

21 Aug 2017 15:11 Interviews

Surrey is abundant with historical landmarks and famous faces. Alexia Lavender lists some of the less well-known historical sites and figures who have resided in the county, and left their mark on local and national history more

7 Jul 2017 09:45 Craft & Country

3 STARS. From Wagner’s Twilight of the Gods to Mozart’s Abduction from the Seraglio, Richard Davies finds much to praise at the Opera Foundry’s one off evening of German opera more

5 Jul 2017 11:23 Theatre/Arts

Making waves at this year’s International Youth Arts Festival is a musical retelling of Tony Bullimore’s dramatic brush with death in the Southern Ocean. Rosanna Greenstreet catches up with the nautical hero more

19 Jun 2017 16:53 Theatre/Arts

Emma Pritchard catches up with two of the makers taking part in the Surrey Artists’ Open Studio event more

25 May 2017 15:28 Craft & Country

What would you do if you inherited a stately home? Bamber Gascoigne had an opera house built in the garden. Jane McGowan finds the West Horsley project in half-dress rehearsal more

25 May 2017 15:09 Theatre/Arts

There's an innovative new kind of design show coming to Sandown Park in June. Arc Eclectic founder David Rokov tells us more about the ideas behind eclectic interior design... more

23 May 2017 10:30 Home Style

Miranda Jessop meets the woman who saved Twickenham Studios more

18 May 2017 17:26 Theatre/Arts

The Mount Felix Tapestry is an ongoing community art project commemorating Mount Felix Hospital in WW1, based in Walton-on-Thames. The Tapestry tells the story of some of the casualties and staff at this New Zealand Hospital. more

26 Apr 2017 09:40 News

Inspired by a chance encounter with a spider, Shavy Makh, co-founder of the Be Kind Movement is collaborating with local Wandsworth businesses to produce ‘ITSY’, a short film on Kindness more

6 Apr 2017 11:04 News

Jane McGowan meets Paul Miller, celebrated artistic director of Richmond’s Orange Tree Theatre more

30 Mar 2017 12:47 Theatre/Arts

Local Kingston artist Richard Williams will be exhibiting his latest work at the Rose Theatre in Kingston Feb 11-23 to raise money for Royal Marsden Hospital where he has been receiving palliative chemotherapy more

10 Feb 2017 14:51 News

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