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Christmas 2019: Local events and Christmas lunches.

Christmas is just around the corner, and what better way to get into the Christmas spirit than attending a Christmas event or lunch in the local community? Here are some dates of upcoming events and lunches that are available in the local area:

Christmas events:

  • The DAAC Christmas Party! (The Disability Action and Advice Centre, 4 Waldegrave Road, Teddington, TW11 8HT). Join us for some festive food and fun on Monday 16th December from 3pm-5.30pm. Let Jenny know you’re coming by contacting pearman@richmondaid.org.uk or by calling 07927550774.
  • Christmas Fair (Elleray Hall, Elleray Road, Teddington, TW11 0HG). Saturday 30th November 10.30am-1.30pm. No need to book. £1 entry fee.
  • Christmas Fish and Quiz night (St John’s Hall. Grove Road, Kingston, KT1 2ST). Saturday 7th December 6.30pm-11.30pm. £15 per ticket – all funds go direct to supporting orphan and vulnerable people in Malawi.
  • Tuesday 17th December – Christmas Song Time at Whitton Social Centre. Contact the Age UK Community Services Team for the prices and a booking form (tel: 020 8744 1965 / communityservices@ageukrichmond.org.uk). Bookings will close 2 weeks before each event and places will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
  • Friday 3rd January – Outing to Richmond Theatre Panto (matinee of Snow White). Contact the Age UK Community Services Team for the prices and booking form (tel: 020 8744 1965 / communityservices@ageukrichmond.org.uk). Bookings will close 2 weeks before each event and places will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

Please note that our Together as One session's on Twickenham Green run throughout Christmas, with the only day off being Christmas day. See our activities page for more info.

If you require any more info about Christmas lunches or events please email Charlie - charliethefaut@ruils.co.uk

Christmas Lunches:

If you or anybody you know would benefit from attending a Free Christmas Lunch, please see a list below of local lunches compiled by AGE UK:

Wednesday 4th December – Christmas Pub Lunch at the White Hart, Whitton

Thursday 5th December – Christmas Pub Lunch at the William Webb Ellis, Twickenham

Tuesday 10th December – Man with a Pan Christmas Special at the Twickenham Wellbeing Centre

Thursday 12th December - Christmas Pub Lunch at the Red Lion, Barnes

Tuesday 17th December – Christmas Lunch at the Lass O’ Richmond Hill Pub

Wednesday 18th December – Christmas Lunch at Squires Garden Centre, Twickenham

Contact the Community Services Team for the full price list, menus and booking form (tel: 020 8744 1965 / communityservices@ageukrichmond.org.uk). Bookings will close 2 weeks before each event and places will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

The Real Junk Food Project in Twickenham also invite you to their Christmas lunch on Tuesday 17th December from 2 to 4pm at the ETNA Centre (13 Rosslyn Road, Twickenham, TW1 2AR). Lunch is pay-as-you-feel and raffle tickets will also be available to purchase for £1. Call 020 8892 3676 for more information.

Christmas Day Lunches:

  • Churches Together in Teddington, Elleray Hall, Elleray Road, Teddington, TW11 0HG (11am -3:30pm). Contact John Lunt 07503 584532 or Deb Macfarlane at cttchristmas19@gmail.com
  • Barnes Community Association, Barnes Green Centre, The Green, Church Road, Barnes, SW13 9HE. Traditional turkey dinner with lots of fun and entertainment (Barnes residents only). Free of charge. Contact Julia Bebington/Barnes Community Association by calling 020 8878 235 or email info@barnes-ca.org.
  • St Stephen's Church, Richmond Road, East Twickenham, TW1 2PD (10am-3pm). £5 per person. Contact Mandy Turner by calling 020 843 7161 or email mandyturner@ststephens.org.uk. St Stephens Church website st-stephens.org.uk.
  • St James Church, The Emmanuel Centre, 61 Popes Grove, Twickenham, TW1 4JZ (1pm-4pm). No charge and all are welcome. Please inform of any dietary requirements. Contact stjameschristmaslunch@gmail.com or 07960 406434.
  • St Mary the Virgin Church, Mortlake High Street, Mortlake, SW14 8JA (12.30pm-4pm). Contact Deborah by calling 07801 627878 or email ParishChristmasLunch@gmail.com.