Twickerati

News, comment & ill-informed opinion for the Twickerati of Twickenham

Your Twickenham News & Views

Got something to say about Twickenham, a local event to promote, an opinion to air or a question to ask? Do it here. Yes, you heard us, do it here. Just post it as a comment below and that’s it.  Yes, it really is that simple unless you post a ridiculous sales pitch or do a party political broadcast in which case we’ll trash it. It’s a page for your Twickenham news & community views. Scroll to the very bottom of the page (or do ctrl end) to find the “Add Comment” box for new items. For the best ones, we’ll tweet links back to your post to help spread the word.

(And if you’re looking for the very old thread, after over 300 comments we’ve put it out to pasture but you can still find it here.)

1,162 thoughts on “Your Twickenham News & Views

  1. POST OFFICES? HELP! We are fast running out of Post Offices with most of the Twickenham “Franchised” sub branches either closed or working limited hours. The Post Office is a major part of the communications fabric of the UK (and of course the world) and people are still trying to operate businesses etc via them. Can our MP /council look into this as there doesn’t seem to be any government or Post Office statement that post offices could close? The Post Office website stating which branches are open is well out of date and not keeping up with the last few days tranche of closures in our area.

    1. I think the post office next to strawberry hill station is still open, but it would be very helpful if our local councillors could put together a database for each of their wards.
      Post offices are also one of the few places where people can put money onto a prepayment meter key for their electricity.

  2. Hi, I’m a professional photographer with 19 years’ experience, working across sport,editorial, PR and events. I’m looking for families (multiple generations) or house/flatmates who have been forced to work at home together for a photo feature. This is just a pitch, so it’s not commissioned I’m afraid but it will be un-pressured and fun. Quirky or not, if you are interested & covid-19 free (as far as you know) please drop me an email: unxposed@hotmail.com – Cheers, Andrew

  3. Richmond Film Society – Screenings Suspended

    Following Government advice issued on 16 March 2020 to stop non-essential contact with others, Richmond Film Society has suspended its screenings (including ‘Woman At War’ on 17 March) until further notice.We apologise for any inconvenience.

    We shall continue to monitor the situation and if the circumstances change in any
    material way with regard to screenings we shall post messages on our
    website, twitter account and Facebook page.

  4. Richmond Film Society – screening of ‘Woman At War’ (Iceland) at 8:00pm on Tuesday, 17 March at The Exchange.

    RFS’s season continues with the acclaimed Icelandic black comedy drama, ‘Woman At War’. Benedikt Erlingsson’s off-the-wall follow-up to ‘Of Horses and Men’ is a dynamic blend of absurdist comedy and tense thriller.

    An environmental activist wages her own private war against an industrial threat to the breathtaking beauty of rural Iceland. The heroine’s single-minded and bold crusade is, however, given an unexpected jolt and she is faced with a hard choice. A political and eco-action thriller with comedic and surreal overtones.

    Members go free. Non-member tickets are £5 (full-time students £3) and can be purchased in advance from The Exchange’s Box Office (subject to a cap of 70) – in person, by telephone on 020 8240 2399 or online at http://exchangetwickenham.co.uk/events/ . A further 40 or 50 tickets will be available to purchase on the door on the night of the screening (cash only) on a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis.

    Films are screened at The Exchange, opposite Twickenham Station at 75 London Road, Twickenham, TW1 1BE. The bar opens at 7.00pm, drinks can be brought into the auditorium and coffee, tea and snacks are also available. Film notes are provided for each screening and audience feedback is obtained via response slips.

    For further information on the season, please visit http://www.richmondfilmsoc.org.uk or email admin@richmondfilmsoc.org.uk

Add a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: