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Museum of Richmond talk by Valerie Boyes: Founding the Museum of Richmond

November 27, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


A town like Richmond without a Museum – Unthinkable! The idea for a museum for Richmond first surfaced in 1843 but it took over 140 years for this to become reality. Come and hear Valerie Boyes, a member of the original Museum steering group and an ex-Chair of the Museum Board, reveal the fascinating story of how the efforts of John Cloake and a group of local residents made the Museum a reality.

Tickets £5 + fee (£4 + fee for Friends of the Museum) can be booked here.

The Museum’s website can be found here.


Riverside Room
Old Town Hall, Whittaker Avenue
Richmond, TW9 1TP


Richmond Local History Society
020 8891 3825