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Issue 82 – June 2017



In this issue Art House 2017 Local Events Teddington 800 William, Duke of Clarence TAG Update Children’s Activities Landmark Arts Centre

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UNE is the month of activities, as an abundance of community events are held across the town. With fêtes, fairs and festivals comes many an opportunity to have fun in your neighbourhood.

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Art House 2017 gives us the chance to meet the many artists who live and work locally. To learn more about their methods and inspirations as well as to view and buy work, see who is participating on page 12.

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EDDINGTON BOASTS of artists and what A THRIVING community better way to see work than in their their own studios. Art annual celebratio House is the n that exists within of the wealth of creative talent the Borough, for the artists taking details of all part download the brochure at thouse_open_studio 17 Somerset Gardens, s. k_beazley@hotmail TW11 8TA, 07766 342 467, Not only is it a .com, wonderful way ≈ ≈ to explore the but also a rare area 16 NADIA opportunity to DAY & GORDON meet and chat artists about their SPENCER Nadia to work, in the very impressionistic is an been created. landscape artist space it has capturing our Royal Parks and Gordon 20 Somerset Gardens, is a potter Sketchy Day, 4 KEVIN CHAPMAN TW11 8TA, 07813 ART info@sketchyday.c 312 147, in a riverside studio: GROUP Over 60 local artists, sketchyda ≈ ≈ a wide variety a huge range of media. Constable of work in 17 JANE KELL Still Rear of 15 Thames s Boatyard, life, landscape St, and paintings TW12 abstract 2EW, 0208 703 in oil. Tea, chapman333@btinte 1616, served in the garden coffee and homemade cakes Open: 24th June - Sun all day 2B Somerset 2nd July inclusive, All week Sat TW11 8RS T: 0208 Rd, 10am - 5pm 977 E: janekellartist@gma 1201 12a ROZ FLETCHER, janekell.c New sculpture ≈ ≈ 07956 154 152, and rozfletchersculpture ceramics, 18 LISA DUNLOP rozfletchersculpture, Textured seascapes still life and abstract. , landscapes, 12b CHRIS LEMON . 166 Church Rd, Figurative sculpture 07733 484 092 TW11 8QL, watercolour and E: lisadunlop@icloud.c s in clay; acrylic paintings om ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ . 020 8977 5146, chris_p_lemon@yah 19 KITTY WASS 52 Princes Rd, Paintings and jewellery. TW11 0RU ≈ ≈ small paintings ≈ : imaginary, observed, Series of Gresford abstract Lodge, 52 13a GARY SCHOLES Paintings, prints 516 853, kitty.wass Somerset Rd, TW11 8RX, 07771 inspired by surrealism and sculpture, ≈ ≈ ≈ kittywass. and 70s popular 07551 408066, culture, 20a IKUKO DANBY 13b ALI CLARKE Abstract oil and Contemporary painting, collage mixed media, artworks inspired by urban nature and and ikukodanby@hotm drawing T: 0208 255 8104 El: and found objects. dwellings using concrete, ikukodan 07968 834 657, 20b IMAHIKO KAWAMUR, artprojects. and Japanese tablewareA Decorative fine porcelain 53 Connaught with Rd, TW11 0QF ≈ own glaze T: 07884 ≈≈≈ 491 177 E: imahikocecrystalline com. 6 Blackmore ramics@gmail. 14a FRIEDEL BUECKING s Grove, TW11 9AF ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ Wood sculptor. Rocking pieces and bold outdoor 21 RICHMOND ART 0208 977 8268, furniture. SOCIETY See Page XXX friedelbueckingwoo .uk, 22a CURIOUS CLOTH: 14b SUE RIBBANS ANNE HAWORTH Printmaker and Designs acrylics. 020 8977 painter in 8268, sue@suer Key to Open Days, 75 Blandford Rd, ≈ ≈ ≈≈≈≈ TW11 0LG ≈ ≈ ≈ Fri ≈ Sat Sun Fri Sat Sun 23rd 24th 25th 15 KIRSTEN BEAZLEY th Oil painting and 30 1st 2nd refreshments June 14 | TW11 – July June 2017 – Fri 6-9pm, Sat

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Welcome – Page 1 Events Calendar – Page 2 TAG Update – Page 4 Teddington 800 – Page 6

With our regular columns and a round up of what is going on in the area, I hope you enjoy this issue of TW11 and look forward to seeing you again next month.

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Events Calendar June 2017 Monday



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Metamorphosis see p8 Floral Art see p26







Dead Parrot Society see p8

Women’s Golf see p23

Rita see p8

Floral Art see p26 Metamorphosis see p8





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18th Bread Crumbs see p10 Songs for the Stage see p10

Floral Art see p26




22nd Murder Mystery see p10


23rd Concert see p10


Concert Teddington see p10 Fair see pI Ain’t Misbehavin’ see p10 RAS Art Exhibition– see 26

Art House – see p12




29th Lee Nelson see p28


2nd July see p12 until Art House – Fun Day French Twist see p15 see p11 2nd - 8 July

2nd July

Korean Art – see p28 until 2nd July

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Teddington Action Group Battling to Block the Blight of Heathrow Expansion


OLLOWING A PACKED MEETING at Teddington Baptist Church hall in late April, we’d like to share the factual data about the negative impact of Heathrow airport expansion on the local region. Heathrow is already highly disruptive, its flight paths overflying the most densely populated residential region in the UK. In the entire EU, a staggering 29% of people adversely impacted by aviation noise live under Heathrow’s flight paths. And yet a 3rd runway will mean a 54% increase in flights that will halve periods of ‘respite’ for residents (when areas are not overflown). Who will foot the bills for expansion? TfL claims infrastructure costs will be at least £15 billion, the government claims £5 billion, but Heathrow has committed to contribute only £1 billion. A 3rd runway will increase ‘hub’ traffic (transfer passengers) and profits for Heathrow’s 92% foreign shareholders, but what will be the economic benefit to the UK? Even the government believes the net benefit (after infrastructure, compensation & mitigation costs) to be no more than £6 billion over 60 years. Put another way, each UK citizen will benefit by £1.86 per year – less than the cost of a cup of tea! The Airports Commission, which recommended a 3rd runway, was chaired by Sir Howard Davies, who on the date of his appointment was employed by GIC Private Ltd - one of Heathrow’s principal owners and cheerleaders for Heathrow expansion. Evidence for expansion is flawed. Questions raised by the House of Commons Treasury Select Committee, doubting the economic benefit, remain unanswered. Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has issued a damning report on the health and environmental impacts and will put more pressure on the overloaded NHS.

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Heathrow currently fails to meet environmental emissions targets. Additional pollution concentrated at Heathrow, with a 3rd runway, will need to be offset against other industries and in other regions. Residents have not been properly consulted and Heathrow has significantly underestimated the current noise footprint – and ignores the increase of 270,000 more flights per year! New areas will be overflown for the first time, yet the government’s consultation maps failed to indicate where. The Key Findings of the Health Assessment in the National Policy Statement include findings that people most affected by the negative effects of expansion of Heathrow will be least likely to benefit, inequality between children and people in low income housing on the one hand and higher income families on the other will increase and air quality for children and people living in areas with poor health status will deteriorate. Air quality around Heathrow already fails to meet the current required standards as shown by the current breach by the Government of the High Court Order recently made against it. If the air quality is to deteriorate further, it is difficult to see how expansion can be lawful.

For details, you can watch the meeting on: For more information email info@ Contributed by Jayne Chace, Teddington Action Group

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AVE YOU RECEIVED YOUR invite to the Tedd800 launch yet? No? Well I’m sure I posted it to you... actually, no of course I didn’t because there are thousand of us in Teddington and I just can’t lick that many stamps. So here’s your invite now instead.

are properly invited, do, do come and let’s be together starting our celebration of all that is best about our town.

Just in case you’ve completely missed the whole idea, Teddington 800 is a 6 month festival of all sorts of activities with a different theme each month, and it’s all to celebrate our parish and community being 800 years old. I know it’s a well worn phrase, but there will be something for everyone, we promise.

June Weekend of 10/11th - Teddington in Flower, open gardens, churchyard teas and flower festival themed as ‘Visions of Teddington’ 1st-17th - ‘From Every Seed’ art exhibit at the Landmark Arts Centre Wed 22nd Historical ‘Murder Mystery’ at the library. Sun 25th Teddington Fair - come and join us in medieval costume for ‘A Womens Day in 1217’ or view the NPL timeline of Science. Also 25th - Pram Race including an 800 team entry ‘Beer on a Bier’ - taste our 800 home brewed ale if you dare!

It launches very, very soon - on Sunday June 11th at 6.30pm with the Dean of Westminister Abbey speaking at a big community service, recognising all the centuries and all the different parts of our town - and it just won’t be the same without you. If you need any more reasons to come, then there’s high tea in the churchyard beforehand (2-6pm) or you can listen to a short history talk by Paddy Ching, local historian at 2.30pm and 5pm, or the handbells will be making the most wonderful sound at 3.30pm. And don’t worry about not knowing the words or the tune, you know they’ll all be in a booklet, and the choir are bound to sing that hymn you like that people always have at weddings - (and then just that once oddly at that funeral too). I may even wear a dress, it’s going to be that good! So bring your children, bring your aunties, bring your neighbours, bring your friends or just bring your voice, heart and soul and we’ll see you there. After all, it’s your Tedd800 as much as it is ours, it’s your community as much as mine (probably more), and the funny thing is about the Church of England is that it’s your parish as much as it is the Vicars - so that makes it your church too. Whether you are 3 or 83, whether you were at church last Sunday or whether you’ve never even seen the inside of it, you 6 | TW11 – June 2017

And that’s just the beginning - here’s what comes next:

Looking ahead in July we have: Sat 8th, 9am Bushy parkrun 800 fancy dress run Whether you’re a regular parkrunner or have never tried it, dust off your Benny Hill beret, Noel Coward trilby or Peg Woffington veil or something a bit 1217 and run an anniversary fancy dress 5K. See to register if a new runner. Sun 9th, 2-6pm Town Family Sports Day & Inter Club Challenge Bushy Park Pitches, Clapperstile Gate Come along to TCC, TTCC and The Antlers pitches for a good old egg & spoon race, tug of war & lots more. Then cheer your local sports clubs in a silly but competitive Inter-club Challenge and see who will lift the cup. Clubs will also be holding ‘have a go’ demos in tons of sports, so you can either find a new passion, dust off an old one or help your children to discover theirs. Bar and BBQ too! Wed 19th, 6pm 800 Cricket – Bishop’s XI v Teddington XI at Teddington Cricket Club Come & watch a brilliant Teddington team

take on a top team captained by the Bishop of Kensington. Bring a picnic or enjoy refreshments from the TCC clubhouse. Following that, in August we’ll have children’s activities, September a significant history and art exhibit, a charity quiz and even a ball, in October we’ll get serious with a science and religion lecture plus a poetry day and in November a play, plus much more like a River blessing (plus thanks to the Guides, Scouts and Lensbury also dragon boat race), a totally locally event, plus lots and lots more ... If you want all the detail (and a bit of the background), our website is now live (yes, yes I know I said that last month but it actually is now), it shows all the events until November, plus a link to how to buy tickets. You can send in any photos or children’s pictures of Teddington that you’d like to see

on the website too - we already have some lovely new ones this week and some very old ones from a nice lady called Liz Thompson to share. Look out for event flyers, brochures and posters. Anne McTeer or @Teddington800 on Facbook TeddParish800

THE ART SCHOOL EXPERIENCE Week One: Radical Drawing and Experimental Print 31 July – 4 August

Do something new this summer and join one of our exciting courses. Art Design Summer School Suitable and for all ages from 17+

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A series of workshops pushing the boundaries of drawing and image Blacksmithing Experience 1 day, Friday 9 June making, including life-drawing,& Saturday 5 August, 10.30-4.00pm, £100. An storytelling and a reportage introduction to the basic skills of forging. You will drawing trip. be able to make your own items to take home.

Bronze Casting/Sculpture 5 whole days, 12-16 June, 10.30am-4.00pm, £475 incl all materials. Learn the traditional method of bronze casting. 3 Fashion Week Two: Cities - London/Paris/Rome 3 weeks 24an June -15 July, 10.30am- 4.00pm. An exciting More Than Object 7 – 11opportunity August to participate in a unique enterprise run

over 3-weeks in the 3 capital cities of Fashion. A week of experimental building, CourseStudents costs cover making and shaping. willtravel gain between London/Paris/ Rome and B&Bknowledge accommodation, £4,995. valuable skills and in-depth of materials, interpreting Drawing identity and Observational workshop 5 days 17-21 designingJuly, for social change. £245. An introduction to 10.30-4.00pm,

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A day of Life Drawing 1-day, or all 3 Saturdays 5,12 & 19 August, 10.30-4.00pm, £65 per day. A full day to concentrate on long poses, for all abilities. Portfolio Preparation 10 is days, 7-18 in August, *Lunch included the fee 10.30-4.00pm, £495. The course develops visual, practical and technical skills to give the framework to build a varied portfolio to showcase strengths, creativity and interests. A series of Week Three: structured projects/workshops help develop a Breaking the Boundaries broad understanding of art and design areas for 14-18 further study at foundation, at August university, or beyond.

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Breaking Boundaries is a week of Interior Designthe workshop 5 days, 7-11 August, intensive engagement with to movement 10.30-4.00pm, £245. Introduction Interior and protest. Students will explore and Exhibition design. You will learn about mediums such as animation communicating atmosphere, materials and performance and experimental scale, and develop a 2D idea into a 3D project. sculpture.

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Email: Do something new this (not summer and join one of our exciting courses. recording; deconstruction, reconstruction; garment on Wednesdays). Book and Pay online at: Suitable for all ages from 17+ design development; Fashion Illustration

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Graphic Design workshop 5 Days, 7-11 August, 10.30-4.00pm, £245. Communicate by the basics of composition, etc. including an Mark-Making; Typography; Concepts; Research A day of Life Drawing 1-day, or all 3 Saturdays Blacksmithing Experience 1 day, Friday 9 Junecourse intensive in Photoshop & investigation. 24-28 July, 10.30-4.00pm, £395. Learn 2017 SUMMER COURSES5 days in Art, Design & Photography

Local Events Dates For Your Diary Saturday 3rd to Saturday 10th June Performances at 7.45pm except for Sunday at 3pm – No performance on Wednesday 7th June

Metamorphosis Call between 10am and 7pm only please, on 020 8744 0547 Richmond Shakespeare Society at The Mary Wallace Theatre, The Embankment, Twickenham, TW1 3DU

Friday 9th June doors 8pm, first show 8.30pm The Dead Parrot Society The ridiculously friendly comedy club showcasing the best of hand-picked new talent from the circuit as well as welcoming famous faces from the telly who drop in regularly to try new stuff. Tickets: £10, The Anglers, 3 Broom Rd, Teddington, TW11 9NR

Saturday 10th June, 7.30pm Rita Composed by Gaetano Donizetti, presented by Villa InCanto Opera. Tickets: £20 (Concessions £16) from 0333 1212 300 or online at Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park, TW11

Saturday 10th June, 3-5pm Summer Fair

The Ronnie Scott’s All Stars The Ronnie Scott’s songbook featuring world class live music, projected archive images and narration. Box Office 020 8174 0090 Rose Theatre, Kingston

Sunday 11th June, 2pm – 6pm Teddington in Flower Gardens open their gates for you to enjoy. A full list is available from the library or download from teddingtoninflower2017listofgardens.pdf Entrance: £1 per garden

Wednesday 14th June, 8pm Teddington WI Jewellery Night Constitutional Club, 5 Stanley Rd, TW11

Saturday 17th June, 11am-1pm Playwam Preschool’s Summer Fair Full of entertaining and enjoyable pre-school fun. Including Park Lane Stables horse rides, face-painting, Happy Potter crafts, Little Kickers, Starbucks tea & coffee, cakes, biscuit decorating, bouncy castle, tombola & teddy tombola, splat the rat, hook a duck, BBQ and more. Come along to join the fun! Tickets: Adults £2.50 (including a glass of Pimms) Children £1.50 (including a glass of cordial) Colville Court, Park Road, Teddington

Lots of great activities for kids and adults, including a fabulous silent auction, grand raffle, bottle tombola and much more. Sacred Heart School

Saturday 17th June, 7.30pm Madame Butterfly

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Sunday 18th June, 6.30pm Songs for the Stage A concert of popular choruses from operas by Purcell, Handel and Donizetti, Gilbert & Sullivan operettas and broadway musicals from the Collis Choral Singers. Tickets £10, concessions £8, children free, on the door. St Mark’s Church, St Mark’s Road, Teddington TW11 9DE

Sunday 18th June – Saturday 24th June Breadcrumbs By Jennifer Haley. A compelling, bittersweet tale of memories lost and friendships changed forever. Box office: uk, 0845 838 7529 (10am – 8pm), Coward Studio, Hampton Hill Theatre

Thursday 22nd June, 7 – 9pm Murder Mystery Evening Ann Cleves, author of the ‘Vera’ series, created and donated a murder mystery, enabling all libraries to use it free of charge. The Glass House has four suspects and a forensic report. The suspects, performed by actors from the Youth Action Theatre, will read out their statements and make themselves available for questioning. A winning team will receive a prize. Tickets: £10, includes a ploughmans supper with a 10 | TW11 – June 2017

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Friday 23rd June, 8pm Tim Garland and Thomas Gould Quartet Internationally recognised soloists celebrate their shared love of the fertile ground merging jazz and classical styles with brand new arrangements/compositions by Grammy winning saxophonist Tim Garland. Advanced tickets: £18 / £16, on the door £20 / £18 from 0333 1212 300 or book at Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park, TW11

Saturday 24th June, 7.30pm Ain’t Misbehavin’ Presented by The Marble Hill Singers. The theme for this concert is ‘Memorable songs for films’ including Skyfall, Mission Impossible, Cabaret and Singing in the Rain. The conductor is Robert Mingay-Smith. All proceeds from this event are going to the Down’s Syndrome Association. Tickets: £10 from 0333 1212 300 or online at Normansfield Theatre, Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park, TW11

Saturday 24th June, 7.30pm Songs of Love and Wonder Music by: Barber, Brahms, Lassus, Lauridsen, Monteverdi, Vaughan Williams Victoria and Whitacre Tickets: £10, in advance from choir members or £12 on the door


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Sunday 2nd July – Saturday 8th July French Twist Two fabulously frenzied French farces Jailbird – an already complicated love triangle between a doctor, his wife and her lover, becomes even more confusing upon the arrival of another suitor. Disturbingly, he matches the exact description of a wanted murderer. The Coal Seller Affair – two old school chums are painfully hungover and missing a few personal items. But when their belongings are discovered at the scene of a heinous crime, their day gets a whole lot worse. Main Auditorium, Hampton Hill Theatre Box office:, 0845 838 7529 (10am – 8pm), Coward Studio, Hampton Hill Theatre

Get involved in keeping Elleray Hall right at the heart of our community. Elleray Hall provides a service for adults, with emphasis on the elderly and is based in the centre of Teddington. The Centre aims to enhance the lives of its members by providing a welcoming environment where people can socialise and participate in the activities on offer. They need to recruit a Trustee to act as Treasurer. This is voluntary position and would suit someone with empathy towards and an understanding of the needs of the elderly. If you feel you could give your time and expertise in supporting this much valued service and wish to find out more, please go to Contact Joan Barnett, Chairman on 020 8977 0549 or email joan.barnett@ for a job description and to arrange a visit to the centre.

Art House 2017


EDDINGTON BOASTS A THRIVING community of artists and what better way to see their work than in their own studios. Art House is the annual celebration of the wealth of creative talent that exists within the Borough, for details of all the artists taking part download the brochure at Not only is it a wonderful way to explore the area but also a rare opportunity to meet and chat to artists about their work, in the very space it has been created. 4 KEVIN CHAPMAN ART GROUP Over 60 local artists in a riverside studio: a wide variety of work in a huge range of media. Constables Boatyard, Rear of 15 Thames St, TW12 2EW, 0208 703 1616, Open: All week Sat 24th June - Sun 2nd July inclusive, 10am - 5pm 12a ROZ FLETCHER New sculpture and ceramics, 07956 154 152,, 12b CHRIS LEMON Figurative sculptures in clay; watercolour and acrylic paintings. 020 8977 5146, 52 Princes Rd, TW11 0RU ≈ ≈ ≈ 13a GARY SCHOLES Paintings, prints and sculpture inspired by surrealism and 70s popular culture 07551 408066,, 13b ALI CLARKE Contemporary artworks inspired by urban nature and dwellings using concrete and found objects. 07968 834 657, artprojects., 53 Connaught Rd, TW11 0QF ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ 14a FRIEDEL BUECKING Wood sculptor. Rocking pieces and bold outdoor furniture. 0208 977 8268,, 14b SUE RIBBANS Printmaker and painter in acrylics. 020 8977 8268,, 75 Blandford Rd, TW11 0LG ≈≈≈≈ 15 KIRSTEN BEAZLEY Oil painting and refreshments

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17 Somerset Gardens, TW11 8TA, 07766 342 467,, ≈ ≈ 16 NADIA DAY & GORDON SPENCER Nadia is an impressionistic landscape artist capturing our Royal Parks and Gordon is a potter Sketchy Day, 20 Somerset Gardens, TW11 8TA, 07813 312 147,, ≈ ≈ 17 JANE KELL Still life, landscape and abstract paintings in oil. Tea, coffee and homemade cakes served in the garden all day 2B Somerset Rd, TW11 8RS T: 0208 977 1201 E:, ≈ ≈ 18 LISA DUNLOP Textured seascapes, landscapes, still life and abstract. 166 Church Rd, TW11 8QL, 07733 484 092 E: ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ 19 KITTY WASS Paintings and jewellery. Series of small paintings: imaginary, observed, abstract Gresford Lodge, 52 Somerset Rd, TW11 8RX, 07771 516 853,, ≈ ≈ ≈ 20a IKUKO DANBY Abstract oil and mixed media, painting, collage and drawing T: 0208 255 8104 El:, 20b IMAHIKO KAWAMURA Decorative fine porcelain and Japanese tableware with own crystalline glaze T: 07884 491 177 E: imahikoceramics@gmail. com. 6 Blackmores Grove, TW11 9AF ≈ ≈ ≈ ≈ 21 RICHMOND ART SOCIETY See Page 26 22a CURIOUS CLOTH: ANNE HAWORTH Designs Key to Open Days















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Second Tuesday of the month: 4.15pm, school yrs 4-5 Chat about books, play games, do quizzes, find out about authors and have a lot of fun together! Contact: 020 8734 3304, Teddington Library, Waldegrave Rd, TW11 8NY

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History Focus William, Duke of Clarence


EDDINGTON HAS LONG CLAIMED royal connections but in this case it is absolutely true as we have given shelter to a future king of England. William Henry, Duke of Clarence, was the third son of King George III and Queen Charlotte, born on 21st August 1765. Being the third son of the monarch, it seemed likely William would be out of the running for the succession not being ‘the heir or the spare.’ After a fairly boisterous childhood, the King had William enlisted into the Navy as a midshipman at the age of 13 on the Prince George. He saw action against the Spanish at Cape St Vincent and also took part in relieving the siege of Gibraltar so that when he made his appearance in London Society, he was looked upon as something of a hero. Back at sea he served under Nelson in the Caribbean who was favourably impressed and the two became lifelong friends. He left the Navy in 1783 and was sent abroad to complete his education. Here he was introduced to the pastime of gambling that was later to lead him into trouble. He also commenced on a series of liaisons with members of the opposite sex. He then returned to the Navy in 1786 and on being promoted to Captain, he was given his first command – the frigate Pegasus. This vessel was on duty in the West Indies, again under the command of Nelson. A couple of fairly debauched years followed, culminating with Nelson returning to London after a severe attack of ‘prickly heat.’ Whilst back in London, William attended Nelson’s wedding and insisted on being the one to give the bride away, her own father being deceased. In May 1789 William was created Duke of Clarence; a title that carried an allowance of £12,000 but which he claimed was insufficient to keep him out of debt. He acquired a house in Petersham which he renamed Clarence Lodge but before settling in, he was recalled to sea to deal with a spot of trouble with the Spanish.

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He became a Rear Admiral the following December and shortly afterwards, retired from naval life. At this time a young Irish actress, Dorothea Jordan, was taking the London Stage by storm. Billed as Mrs Jordan, there was always something of a mystery about her as there was no Mr Jordan. William saw one of her performances and was immediately totally captivated by her. After a pursuit of nearly a year, in October 1791 they commenced upon a liaison, which was to last for nearly twenty years. On the death of Anne Lady North in 1797, he was appointed Ranger of Bushy Park and moved into the Ranger’s official residence, Bushy House, with Mrs Jordan, her two daughters from a previous affair and their son, George FitzClarence. In the following years, George was to have four brothers and five more sisters, all born at Bushy House. Although they had an almost idyllic existence at Bushy House, William was always in debt and relied heavily on Dorothea’s earnings to bail him out. He decided that he needed to marry a wealthy heiress and whilst Dorothea was touring in Cheltenham, he wrote to her requesting that she should proceed to Maidenhead to meet him and discuss terms for a separation. This was to be their last meeting and despite William’s assurances of a generous settlement, Dorothea died in Paris five years later, in wretched poverty. Meanwhile the wealthy heiress rejected his advances, as did five other eligible ladies, much to the bemusement of London Society. To re-establish the dynasty of the House of Brunswick, William’s brother the Prince Regent was making enquiries of the daughters of the Continues on page 22

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History Focus royalty of Europe. An introduction was made to Princess Adelaide of Sax-Meiningen and William and Adelaide were married at Kew Palace on 13th July 1818. The pairing turned out to be a complete love match with Adelaide taking on the upbringing of the young FitzClarences and coaching William in the social graces. The following year, Adelaide gave premature birth to a girl, Charlotte Augusta, who died a day later. The next year William’s brother, the Duke of Kent (father to Victoria) died and within a matter of days ‘mad’ King George III also passed on. The Prince Regent duly became George IV but reigned only ten years before he also expired. William became William IV at a time when the monarchy was at low ebb and he did much to restore it to public affection despite a relatively short reign between 1830 to 1837. On his death, Adelaide quietly retired to Bushy House where she remained until her death in 1849.

William is said to have told the following anecdote at a dinner party at a cottage in Windsor Park in 1827. ‘I was riding in the park the other day,’ said His Majesty, ‘on the road between Teddington and Hampton Wick, when I was overtaken by a butcher’s boy on horseback, with a tray of meat under his arm.’ ‘‘Nice pony that of yours, old gentleman!’’ said he.

During his time at Bushy House, William felled nearly all of the trees in Bushy Park to sell the timber to pay off his gambling debts. He also became involved in many aspects of village life and was commander of the Teddington Volunteers, a cross between the Territorial Army and the Home Guard, who were formed to combat the threat of a French invasion. When asked for permission to excavate the Bronze Age Barrow in Sandy Lane, William positively forbade this, thinking it to be a plague burial mound. He was very upset at the death of his friend Nelson at Trafalgar and acquired a section of the mainmast of the Victory, which he had installed in a temple in the grounds of Bushy House. Adelaide was pleased to see that a pair of robins nested in a hole made by a French cannon ball. William was patron of Hampton’s first cricket club The Clarence – who had their pitch on Molesey Hurst. It ceased to exist in the 1870s but was reformed in 1881, this time playing in Bushy Park. 22 | TW11 – June 2017

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‘‘Mine’s a good ‘un too’’ rejoined he ‘and I’ll trot you to Hampton Wick for a pot o’ beer.” ‘I declined the match; and the butcher’s boy, as he struck his single spur into his horse’s side, exclaimed with a look of contempt,

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Another story is recorded in Old Kingston – Recollections of An Octogenarian by George William Ayliffe. The story goes that George Ayliffe was living in Hampton Wick as a boy and was presented with his first kite, which he took to Bushy Park to fly. No sport of any kind was then allowed to the public. He had not been flying his kite for very long before a gentleman came up to him and said,’You must not fly your kite here.’ The gentleman asked him his name, age and where he lived and whether he went to school, and on receiving satisfactory replies he said, ‘Well you are a good boy, George; you may fly your kite here whenever you like. If Sawyer (the

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Teddington Update TEDDINGTON FARMERS’ MARKET At last, 4 years after the successful Sunday farmers’ market pilot was held behind Teddington Hospital, there is a prospect of a permanent market. Earlier concerns over parking and traffic were not realised as most people went on foot. Since then much time has been lost in fruitless discussions with the Council over financial terms for use of The Causeway. Now a planning application has been submitted for use of the grounds of Turing House School next to Teddington Hospital from 10am to 2pm on Sundays, to start in September. See Planning_CASENO.aspx?strCASENO=17/1455/ FUL&DocTypeID=52#docs At the time of going to press 125 letters of support had been received by the Council.

Plan requires that ‘very special circumstances’ have to be demonstrated for substantial buildings, particularly if they are not closely related to the Open Land use.

UPDATE ON FALLOW DEER Hot on the heels of my article in the April edition of TW11, the Appeal Inspector published his decision to support the Council’s refusal of planning permission for continued restaurant use for 3 years. With the ward councillors’ encouragement and following public concern the proprietor has now submitted a fresh application so that the issues will for the first time go before the Planning Committee. TAG MEETING At the end of April I was pleased to be asked to speak at the Teddington Action Group’s meeting about the proposed Third Runway at Heathrow. I concentrated on the very serious air quality and climate change issues.

ST MARY’S UNIVERSITY – TEDDINGTON LOCK SITE Along with proposals for new buildings on the main campus at Waldegrave Road (see TW11 last month), St Mary’s has been consulting on plans for two new buildings (5-storey and 3-storey in blue on the plan) on their Broom Road site and upgrading of its sports facilities. In the light of the results of those consultations the next stage for both sites is for the Council to draft a Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) to guide future development and put it out for consultation in the autumn. The SPD has to be consistent with policies in the emerging Local Plan and together they will guide development. Both sites are Metropolitan Open Land (MOL) on which the Local 24 | TW11 – June 2017

TEDDINGTON HOSPITAL – GOOD NEWS After a somewhat critical inspection report last year it is pleasing that Teddington Hospital passed its recent re-inspection with ‘Good’ in all categories. For full report see AAAG3890.pdf LAST MONTH IN THE GARDEN This year I decided not to prune my Group 2 large-flowered white Clematis with excellent results. Does anyone know its name? Henry I? As you can see it has a purple centre. Martin Elengorn is a long term local resident and Councillor for Teddington Ward

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media. There is also a special section based on the theme “Hour between the dog and the wolf”. Artists will be demonstrating art techniques in the afternoon throughout the show. Free Event Lee Nelson - Edinburgh Festival Preview Show Thursday 29th June, 8.30pm You’ve seen Lee sneaking into places he shouldn’t be, now come and see him where he most definitely should be: live, on stage, at his hilarious best. A rare opportunity to see Lee perform this work in progress show in more intimate venue ahead of his return to

the Edinburgh Festival. Tickets: £15 Korean Art Exhibition Friday 30th June – Sunday 2nd July Friday: 1 – 4pm; Saturday 10am – 2.30pm; Sunday 10am – 4pm This exhibition is selected by artists from the Korean Fine Art Association who aim to bring Korean Fine Art to an English audience. Their work encompasses styles that reflect both Korean culture and contemporary art. Free Event

Classes & Workshops Botanical Art: Drawing & Watercolour Wednesday 7pm - 9.30pm Learn the art of botanical painting and drawing using watercolour and pencil. Topics covered include colour matching and mixing; drawing and painting techniques; glazing; perspective and composition. All levels. Materials exc. Tutor: Marcia Hughes Starts: Wed 7th June for 6 weeks Cost: £105 Creative Sketchbook - Drawing & mixed media Tuesday 2pm - 4.30pm Learn how to keep a visual diary & discover how a sketchbook will improve your art. This course will focus on travel sketchbooks. Materials exc. Tutor: Emily Burton Starts: 6th June for 6 weeks Cost: £105 Men’s Singing Workshop Saturday 17th June, 10am - 1pm No experience required, all welcome. Register 28 | TW11 – June 2017

In advance; pay on the day. Cost: £12 per workshop People and Portrait Photography Saturday 17th June, 9.30am - 1pm An inspiring and practical workshop that will elevate your ability to photograph people in formal, casual or candid situations. Special attention will be given to understanding the use of light, exposure and focal length to provide a range of effects. Materials exc. Tutor: Jackie Rado Cost: £60 Drama for Adults Wednesday 8pm – 9.30pm Workshop style sessions offering a fun and supportive environment to learn new acting and performance skills, or build on those you already have without the pressure of being in a production. Tutor: Caroline Dooley Starts: 7th June for 5 weeks Cost: £50

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Local Contact Information Hospitals Kingston Hospital NHS Trust Galsworthy Road, Kingston Upon Thames Tel: 020 8546 7711 West Middlesex University Hospital Twickenham Road, Isleworth Tel: 020 8560 2121 NHS Walk-in-Centre Teddington Walk-in Centre Open Mon-Fri, 8am-10pm, weekends and bank holidays 9am–9pm Teddington Memorial Hospital, Hampton Road Tel: 020 8714 4000 Coastguard 020 8312 7380 HM Coastguard London, Local MP Tania Mathias, Conservative, Tel: 020 8622 4426 Council London Borough of Richmond upon Thames Tel: 08456 122660, Emergencies (out of hours) Tel: 020 8891 7413 Local Councillor Public Surgeries Teddington Ward plus Cllr Locke 1st Saturday of each month at Teddington Baptist Church, Hampton Wick 1st Wednesday of each month at Hampton Wick Library, 5pm. No appointment necessary Associations • Friends of Bushy & Home Parks Annie Murray , Tel: 020 8287 2748, • The League of Friends Teddington Memorial Hospital, • Teddington Choral Society 30 | TW11 – June 2017

• The Teddington Society • Totally Locally Teddington Teddington Library Waldegrave Road, TW11 8NY, Tel: 020 8734 3304 OPENING HOURS: Mon: 9.30-7pm, Tues: 9.30am-6pm Wed: 10am-7pm, Thurs & Fri: 9.30am-6pm Sat: 9.30am-4pm, Sun: 1pm-5pm Teddington Safer Neighbourhoods Team 020 8721 2748, 07768 178924 Teddington Pools & Fitness Centre Vicarage Road, TW11 8EZ, Tel: 020 8977 9911 Teddington Sports Centre Teddington School, Broom Road, TW11 9PJ Telephone: 020 8977 0598 Elleray Hall Elleray Road, Teddington, TW11 0HG Telephone: 020 8977 0549 Email: Richmond Talking Newspaper for the Blind Local Web Resources, @teddingtontown

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