image for Talk item typeThe History of the Kimono at Strawberry Hill House

Strawberry Hill

Strawberry Hill

Talk, Thu 29 Sep 2016

Contact

Strawberry Hill House

020 8744 3124

Address

268 Waldegrave Road,
Strawberry Hill,
Twickenham,
TW1 4ST

Events at this Venue

Details

Widely regarded as the most iconic form of traditional Japanese clothing, the kimono has a long and fascinating history. This illustrated presentation will offer up a detailed perspective on the kimono from the 3rd Century through to the 19th Century. It will also explore its place in current fashion showing how the kimono has acquired a timeless appeal. The presentation will also include a Q&A session followed by an opportunity for people to see and touch several kimonos.

Facilities for groupsPublic toilets

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 29 Sep 2016 19:00

Prices

£20 - All proceeds from this fundraising event will be split 50/50 between Aid for Japan and The Strawberry Hill Trust Charity.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TQ 158722  Lat: 51.43696 Long: -0.33539

By Road: At the London Road roundabout on the A316 take the exit signposted Twickenham A310.
At the mini roundabout turn left, you are still on London Road. Pass Twickenham Station on your left. At traffic lights you will have to bear right into King Street. Get over into left lane and turn left at the traffic lights into Cross Deep. You will pass Radnor Gardens leading down to the Thames on your left.
At mini roundabout turn right into Waldegrave Road. You will see Strawberry Hill House on your left. Just past the house is the turning into St. Mary's College where you can park
Bus: 33 travels from Hammersmith and through Richmond and the R68 travels from Kew Gardens Station, through Richmond Train and Bus Stations.
Train: Richmond Station
Tube: Richmond District Line
For further information visit www.tfl.gov.uk

Facilities

  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets