We have a series of fascinating talks and events – please feel free to come along – bring your friends! All our talks are free. We welcome any donations which go to the Charity giving the talk. Hansons Valuation Day Monday 16th March 2020, 11am – 3pm By popular demand, Kate Bliss and colleagues from Hansons […]
LATEST NEWS: Coronavirus - AVENUE CLUB IS CLOSED
The latest Government guidance (as of 16th March) is that everyone should avoid all non-essential social contact and that the most vulnerable should be shielded from social contact for 12 weeks.
We are well aware that the Avenue Club is a lifeline for many of our members. HOWEVER, IT IS NOW APPARENT THAT WE MUST SUSPEND ALL AVENUE CLUB ACTIVITIES WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT AND CLOSE THE CENTRE FOR A PERIOD OF TIME.
Be assured that we are working closely with KNA and our staff team will continue to support our Avenue Club members during the closure.
The Avenue Club is in a convenient location, in the heart of Kew, and is fully accessible.
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Kew Community Centre
St. Luke’s in The Avenue
Surrey TW9 2AJ
Christmas Lunch Wednesday 18th December 2019 A fun time was had by all at The Christmas Lunch. Our staff and lovely volunteers produced a beautiful 3 course lunch with all the trimmings. The Hall was decorated and looked very festive. We enjoyed brilliant performances from our Ukulele Group and Choir and once again, the singing […]
Monday 25th March 2019 Doors open 6.30pm, programme starts 7.20pm at Kew Community Centre, St Luke’s in The Avenue, Kew TW9 2AJ Admission by ticket only – £10 each. Cash bar. Contact: email@example.com 0208 948 8806 Great Britain: the movie is a ‘cult’ British comedy movie in the making. With its machine-gun dialogue, intricate plotting, […]
We were delighted that over 100 of our members came along to our Christmas Lunch on 19th December to start the festive season. Staff and volunteers worked hard in the kitchen to produce a wonderful meal, during which we were entertained by our ‘opera singing waiters’ who sang a variety of songs. After the meal […]
The annual Bring and Buy Sale was, once again, a huge success with over £1700 raised for the Avenue Club. First prize in the raffle was a wonderful handmade quilt produced by the ‘knit and stitch’ group and we would like to thank them for all their hard work. New Crafters always welcome in our […]
This series will attempt the impossible: to compress almost 2000 years into ten Wednesday afternoons. Beginning on 3 October we will trace the movement of London from the edge of the world map to its centre, its development from a provincial backwater to [briefly] the larg-est, richest city in history and the capital of the […]
Every week, starting with David Lean’s “Brief Encounter” we will watch excerpts from a film and have a discussion about it. There will also be time for gossip about the latest films you have seen and shared information about what’s on in and around London. We could call these weekly sessions . Tutor: John Wischmeyer, […]
Following on from our last very successful series of Lectures, Ross Alley is returning to the Club with a series of “Opera in Performance” lectures which will focus on works currently on in London and especially live screenings to cinemas from The Met in New York, starting with Puccini’s “La Boheme”. 13 September: Puccini’s “La […]
Tuesday, 3rd July at 3.00 pm – £6.00 This year’s Choir Concert is a tribute to Armistice Day following World War I. Please see our Choir Tea poster here There’ll also be tunes celebrating American Independence Day. They’re sounding good and would be delighted if you’d join them for a fun and social afternoon of […]
This event will showcase C&C’s innovative and award winning Creative Arts service for older people. The programme will include: choir performances by residents from Cecil Court and their All Together Opera choir run by The Royal Opera House; readings from members of one of C&C’s creative writing groups for older people and an art display […]
Dorney Court is one of England’s most uniquely beautiful Tudor Manor Houses set amidst acres of mature parkland and encircled by well tended yew hedges. The remarkable and characterful House is Grade 1 listed and designated as being of outstanding architectural and historical interest. We’ll be having a guided tour and then a light lunch […]
Did you see the BBC documentary with the McGregor brothers? Bentley Priory played a pivotal role during the Battle of Britain as Headquarters Fighter Command. Discover the stories of leadership, courage and technology and how the Battle Britain was won. BENTLEY PRIORY RAF Museum, Stanmore Monday, 21st May leaving 11.00 am Cost: £20.00 (deposit £5.00) […]
Come with us to Greenwich, the historic heart of the British Navy. First, we will have a guided tour of the handsome Royal Naval College’s Banqueting Hall and Chapel. You can also ascend 60 feet to uncover the secrets of London’s largest painted ceiling while it is being restored. Tours for the ceiling will need […]
We will be having a tour of their “Picasso : Paper & Clay” Exhibition. Picasso’s insatiable curiosity and tireless urge for creativity often led him to mediums beyond painting. Spanning almost seven decades of the artist’s life, the exhibition celebrates Picasso’s experimentation with drawing, printmaking and ceramics and explores the relationship between these different mediums […]
Broughton Castle is a moated and fortified manor house near Banbury. Set in parkland and built of the rich local Hornton ironstone, it was selected by Simon Jenkins as one of only twenty to be awarded five stars in his book England’s Thousand Best Houses. The core of the house was built in 1306 and […]
Max Lankester continues his very interesting series of talks. This time he will describe the buildings of Richmond Park – some long gone and others still part of the landscape. Discover where in the Park two Dukes and three Prime Ministers had their homes over the centuries. And which current structure can be dated back […]
The focus of the class is Applied Pilates, Health and Wellbeing. This smaller class allows for a more prescriptive approach and can be tailored towards individual needs i.e mobility, strength and agility. Ideal for post-operative or injury recovery. There will also be the opportunity to suggest a weekly exercise programme. Fridays—11.00 — 12.15 pm £7.00
Strength Training (ST) is the least understood and most important aspect of anti-ageing therapy. ST and balance programmes mean both falling less AND breaking less easily if you do fall. Come to the demonstration with a view to trying out this new activity. Look at the Notice Board for more information and come along to […]
We are delighted to welcome Ross whose enthusiasm for his subject shines through his lectures and you will come away with a deeper and more meaningful appreciation of everything there is to know about opera. As he says opera is revered as one of the highest art forms ever conceived, with its power to move […]
Chris Holmes is Britain’s most successful Paralympic swimmer with a tally of 9 golds, 5 silvers and 1 bronze. Since entering the Lords in 2013, Chris has focused his time on employment, education and skills, media and sport, and the digital opportunity. He is also a very entertaining speaker and we look forward to welcoming […]