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Sell out success for Friends of the Library

Sell out success for Friends of the Library

Click here for full photo gallery (Annie Stevens).
Click here for the exhibition.

The first event organised by the Friends of Hampton Wick Library proved to be a sell-out success.

On 27th April 2016 the Friends hosted a preview reception and talk on the History of Hampton Wick Royal Cricket Club.

The event launched an exhibition on the same theme which runs in the Library until 30th June.

The preview took place in the Library where guests gathered for a first look at the exhibition while enjoying a glass of wine.

Dr Chris French, co-author of a book on the subject, then gave a very interesting illustrated talk in Bullen Hall.

The evening was a great success, showcasing a little-known facet of our local history and encouraging people to visit the Library. One measure of success was that there was standing room only in Bullen Hall!

Our thanks to Dr Chris French and the Hampton Wick Royal Chricket Club. (www.hwrcc.co.uk)

The exhibition is based on the history of the HWRCC and includes references, photos and features of interest about St John’s Church, Kingsfield, the Royal Paddocks Allotments and of course Hampton Wick itself.

This fascinating exhibition has been organised by the Friends of Hampton Wick Library. The Library is open on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

If you have any comments about the information on this page or any other part the website, please email info@friendshwlibrary.org.uk.

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Friday: 10am - 6pm*

Saturday: 9:30am - 4pm*

*Closed for lunch 12:30 - 1:30pm

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