are hand-made at
the Poppy Factory
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iconic national documents dating back over 1,000
years. The National Archives' role is to secure the
future of the government record, both digital and
physical, to preserve it for generations to come,
and to it as accessible and available as possible
to all. The collection of over 11 million historical
government and public records is one of the largest
in the world and it includes paper and parchment,
electronic records and websites, textiles and
paintings. The National Archives hold a range of
workshops, weekend and evening events.
Museum of British Military Music
Kneller Hall, Kneller Road, Twickenham, TW2 7DU
Tel: 020 8744 8679
Admission: Adults £5.00, discounts for groups.
Kneller Hall is the home of the Royal Military
School of Music and Headquarters of the British
Army's Corps of Army Music. Public summer
concerts and other occasional musical events
are held there throughout the year. Built in 1709,
Kneller Hall also houses the British Military
Music Museum with its unique collection of
instruments, uniforms, records, photographs and
music going back 200 years. While Kneller Hall
is only accessible to visitors during Open House
weekends in the autumn, the Museum collection is
open to the public.
Old Town Hall, Whittaker Ave, Richmond TW9 1TP
Tel: 020 8734 3309
Open: Tuesday 9.30am - 6.00pm; Wednesday
10.00am - 7.00pm; Thursday and Friday 9.30am -
6.00pm; Saturday 9.30am - 4.00pm.
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The Local Studies Collection is an excellent
resource to anyone interested in local history. The
knowledgeable staff will help visitors find their way
through a variety of material, including local maps
from 1635 to date, a unique collection of playbills
for Richmond Theatre, files of local newspapers
from 1854 onwards, records of locally produced
publications such as church magazines, works
of local authors, annual reports of local societies,
photographs of the local area from Victorian times
to the present and much more.
The National Archives
Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU
Tel: 020 8876 3444
Open: Tue & Thurs 9am-7pm, Wed, Fri, Sat 9am-5pm
publisher for the UK government, and for England
and Wales. It is the guardian of some of our most
The Royal British Legion
20 Petersham Road, Richmond, TW10 6UR
Tel: 020 8940 3305
The Poppy Factory provides life-changing
employability support to hundreds of veterans with
physical and mental health conditions around the
country. A team of 30 veterans and dependents
with disabilities work year-round at its historic
Richmond factory, producing remembrance
products for the Royal Family and The Royal British
Legion's annual Poppy Appeal. Pre-arranged
guided tours of the factory are available MonFri,
lasting approx. 2 hours. Advance booking is
essential so please phone for details.
Full disabled access.
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