This month is all about gathering your friends and having some fun! Discover the amazing events happening in Richmond Upon Thames and get booking!

With two bank holidays to look forward to… how will you spend it?

Friday Night Polo Party

4th August - Ham Polo Club

Friday night polo parties are a terrific way to enjoy watching polo with a fantastic evening out with friends (over 18s only).

Polo begins around 6pm followed by our DJ until 11.45pm; food and drinks available from Ham Polo Clubs fantastic hospitality partner Vanilla Bean.

Duck Pond Market

Multiple dates:

*5th- 6th, 12 - 13th, 19th - 20th, 26-27th August

Duck Pond Market combines the magic of a festival with interesting arts, crafts and homewares. There is food for now and food for later. They are local, sustainable and ethical—and you will always find them in a beautiful setting: come and see!

In the centre of Richmond, tucked between Hill Street, Bridge Street and the riverside is elegant Heron Square, home to Richmond Duck Pond Markets every weekend.

On sunny days the atmosphere is amazing, the riverside is packed with people, all enjoying the beautiful setting right on the Thames!

Atomic Rooster

Atomic Rooster

10th August - Eel Pie Club

Join the Iconic Atomic Rooster Band for a night of Rock at the Eel Pie Club.

Legendary Prog Rock Band, formed in 1969 from the ashes of The Crazy World of Arthur Brown, featuring original members, Pete French (also of Leaf Hound fame) on vocals and Steve 'Boltz' Bolton on guitar. The band re-formed in 2016 and have received excellent reviews at sold out gigs and festivals throughout the UK and Europe.

Hampton Court Palace Food Festival

26th - 28th August

Discover your new favourite foodie products from a fantastic selection of hand-picked food and drinks producers. Whether you've got a sweet tooth, or are looking to discover a secret ingredient for your kitchen - they've got you covered... There will be more delicious street food to graze through the day than ever before, plus amazing pop-up bars serving tasty tipples, refreshing craft beers and French wines.

Explore Henry VIII’s Palace + Street Food + Pop-Up Bars + Boutique Drinks + Artisan Producers + Drinks Masterclasses + Circus Skills + Fete Games + Face Painting + Music + Shopping + Family Fun

Kew The Movies

30th August - 3rd September

Soak up the summer with five days of cinema magic, alfresco style, at Kew the movies.

Kew Gardens and The Luna Cinema team up to bring you a fantastic line-up of films for families and adults, ranging from the Oscar-winning Top Gun: Maverick, the heart-warming adventure of Moana, box office smash hit Avatar: The Way of Water, and much more.

Pick the perfect spot and sit back, relax, and enjoy your favourite films on the big screen set against our beautiful botanical backdrop.

There are alternative Outdoor cinema events running across the borough in some of the most scenic venues! Take your pick of some amazing blockbuster films and enjoy!

Richmond Lates

Richmond Late

Explore Richmond Upon Thames after dark! We have numerous late-night events lined up in some of the hottest venues across the borough.

Whether you're in the mood for listening to Live music, a DJ set, Quiz or comedy night... we've got it all!

This concludes our blog. Thank you for reading!

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