This weekend sees the hugely popular NPL Sports fireworks evening (this Saturday, 29th October). The event will pack in live music, a real ale festival and BBQ food with the fireworks themselves lighting-up the sky at 7:30pm. Tickets on the door are £8.50 adult, £3.50 child and £21 family.
If you are still in the party mood afterwards then head on over to the Teddington Arms for their Halloween fancy dress party – there will be spooky monster mash music and prizes for the best costumes. Also at the same venue, fans of coffee and cakes will be are welcome to attend a free lunchtime tasting session at the TA on the 1st November (1-2pm) – supplied by local businesses Cakes by Trudi and Zabu Coffee.
The Bloated Mallard has recently branched out in to Hampton with another pub of the same name and is also hosting new events such as a speed-dating evening on Friday 4th November. This initial one is for the age group of 25-35 year-olds at 7:30pm and costs £20.
On bonfire night itself, Collis School are also providing their usual mixture of entertainment and fireworks including fairground rides, hog roast, hot dogs, and crepes. This event will run from 5-7pm on November 5th 2011.
On the following day, Sunday 6th there will be a fireworks display at The Anglers from 7pm with outdoor food and treats.
The League of Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital and the General Practitioners from the area are inviting the community to attend a public meeting to discuss the possible future of the Hospital on Thursday 10th November.
At Teddington Baptist Church at 7pm, participants will discuss concerns about the future of the hospital (now potentially at risk again) which has been a cornerstone of Teddington community since it was opened in 1928. The hospital is now under ownership of Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust.
On Friday 11th November wine expert Adrian Garforth will be hosting a special wine-tasting masterclass at The Wharf.
Adrian is one of only 300 Masters of Wine in the world and working with a special menu created by ex-Mosimann’s chef and Chef Proprietor of The Wharf, Ray Neve, the carefully selected a range of wines will compliment the dishes perfectly. Tickets are £55 which includes a 4-course dinner and all wines for tasting.
St Mary With St Alban church are putting on a one man show with a local professional Actor Paul Alexander. The ‘The Life of St Francis’ play will be held on Saturday 19th November, 7.30 pm in the church’s parish hall (tickets £10).