What's on in Richmond this Christmas
By Heather Nicholls
19th Nov 2023 | Local News
It's almost the festive season and a lot of festive events are kicking off in the Richmond and Twickenham area over the next couple of weeks.
Christmas lights across, Richmond are getting switched on this week!
Richmond and East Twickenham- Friday 24 November:
Richmond's Christmas lights will be turned on on Friday from 4:30 pm.
There will be mulled wine and mince pies, along with some Christmas entertainment with performances from local schools.
Richmond Riverside Light Switch on Event - 25 November:
A special light switch-on ceremony takes place at 4.00pm on the 25th, with a special guest appearance by the Deputy Mayor and beloved characters from the Richmond Theatre pantomime, Dick Whittington!
Richmond Riverside Christmas Market - 26 and 26 November:
Along Richmond Riverside, there will be a delightful Christmas Market. Discover over 35 stalls featuring a beautiful selection of independent businesses, including health & beauty, jewelry, fashion, home & leisure, art, and an array of mouthwatering food and drinks.
Whittaker Avenue will transform into a magical Winter Wonderland, complete with enchanting Christmas elf workshops and perfect selfie spots, including a whimsical sleigh.
Kingston Christmas Market:
Kingston Christmas Market is back from Thursday 16 November until 31 December!
Kew Sparkle - Friday 1 December:
From 5.00-8.00pm Kew Sparkle will offer stalls selling Christmas gifts, stocking fillers, decorations and so much more, a choice of mouth-watering food stalls along with mulled wine and other alcoholic offerings for adults and a host of entertainment.
Christmas at Kew - 15 November - 7 January:
Christmas at Kew Gardens is back!
Discover glittering tunnels of light, dancing lakeside reflections and trees drenched in jewel-like colour!
Barnes Christmas Festival - 8 December:
Barnes Village will be transformed into a winter wonderland with local choirs and music groups performing throughout the village, late night shopping, Father Christmas at Rose House and some festive stalls and funfair rides on Barnes Green!