A guided walk with Elaine Wein
Choose from either Walk
OR Walk & Tapas Lunch
(Vegetarian & non-Vegetarian option)
IBM Club Members* £25, non-members £50
* The IBM Club Member prices are available to the IBM Club Member AND their spouse/partner OR one other accompanied adult guest. If additional places are available then up to two non-members can attend at the Non-Club member price.
One of London’s most attractive boroughs, Richmond has long been a favourite retreat for Royalty and the rich and famous. On our walk we will learn about the history of Richmond Theatre, see where Virginia Woolf lodged with Belgian refugees and later the home of Hogarth Press, fabulous Georgian Terraces built for the King’s mistresses and Henry VII’s Palace. We continue to the river, passing an 18th century villa and historic pubs and learn how a cake recipe was so valuable it was locked in a box in Richmond Palace. Finally, we will hear about Richmond’s own “People’s Champion” and one of the Victorian’s theatre famous Shakespearean actors.
Meeting Point: 11:00 AM at Richmond Station. The walk will finish at Richmond Station.
* These prices are available to registered IBM Club Members (member + spouse or nominated guest + members children under the age of 18 as long as they accompanied by the IBM Club Member). If places are available then non-members will be permitted to attend but ONLY at the stated Non member (Normal) prices.
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