Forthcoming Events


New Ferry Christening

One of the four current car ferries en route from Konstanz to Meersburg with Säntis in the background.

Saturday 17th June. 1. 30 p.m.  A new ferry across the Bodensee will be christened.

The very first ferry across the Bodensee is currently moored in Konstanz harbour. It is almost 100 years old. The new one will hold 70 vehicles & 700 passengers.

Wir Können Deutsch Sprechen

28th June. The pupils from Teddington School will be making their annual exchange visit to Konstanz. The school has been partnered with the Geschwister Scholl Schule for over 30 years.

Before the pandemic the pupils & teachers from the Geschwister Scholl Schule were welcomed in Richmond by the Mayor.

Annual Garden Party

The Mayor of Richmond, Cllr. Julia Cambridge, was guest of honour at the 2022 garden party.

Saturday 8th July. 1 p.m.  The Annual REA Garden Party will be held at 5, Longfield Drive, East Sheen. A two course meal will be provided. Cost £10 per person – payable on the day, but please reserve your place by writing to

There is ample free street parking.

Some attendees at the 2022 AGM (L-R) Paul Douglas, the Mayor, Cllr. Julia Cambridge, Marina Tuffier & Alan Mockford.

Wednesday 8th November 2023. 7.30 p.m. The REA AGM will take place in the Salon of York House.

Foreign Language Films

Watermans in Brentford screens films in both French & German. 

Richmond Film Society meets at the Exchange opposite Twickenham Station. Films are shown on alternate Tuesdays at 8 p.m. Tickets £5 (students £4)

The Exchange Cinema, 75, London Road, Twickenham

All films not in English are shown with subtitles.

Curzon Richmond also screens films in French & German with English sub-titles.

For further details please click on this link.

Film Reviews

Please click on the following links for reviews of films seen by REA members. 

Villages, Visages (2017)  by Carol Wain