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August 2015 Archives

Fiji and Canada's World Cup Warm-Up at the Stoop next Sunday!

468654950.jpg Harlequins will for the first time host a men’s Test matchas Fiji make their first appearance on English soil since 2012. Tickets are available for this world cup warm-up, featuring England’s RWC Pool A competitors…

News from our members!

313284_10150335077434721_769526766_n.jpg There’s a bonus open gym at Gymboree TODAY (Sat. 29th) from 12.30 - 5pm, live music at the Crown tomorrow from 8pm, AITO are shortlisted for an industry Best Website award, Don’t Buy Her Flowers are included in the “Small Business 100”… AND THERE’S PIRATE TREASURE STILL TO BE FOUND IN ST MARGARETS!

Get ready for Rugby Aid!

R4H_BlueLogo_227x100.png The first ever Rugby Aid fixture will see England take on a Rest of the World at The Twickenham Stoop stadium on Friday 4th September and live on BT Sport, in aid of Rugby for Heroes. Book your tickets now!


Treasure%20Chest%20poster.jpgThere’s still some pirate treasure hidden in the shop windows of land-locked St Margarets! Spot the treasure chests and report their whereabouts to us and you’re up for a share of the booty! Read-on to see our video and poster for more info’, ya landlubber! And hurry: you’ve only got ‘til the 5th of September!


indexh.jpg Harlequins will welcome fellow Singha Premiership Rugby 7s finalists Wasps, Gloucester Rugby, Exeter Chiefs, Newcastle Falcons, Sale Sharks, Newport Gwent Dragons and Scarlets to The Stoop as they battle it out for the crown TOMORROW! That’s Friday 28th August (kick-off 18:00). Limited tickets still available from just £5!

Crusader Travel of Church Street Twickenham are collecting for CALAID

CNaAJGkUwAASyjr.jpg If you’d like to help then please bring your items to Crusader Travel on Church Street Twickenham by September 5th. Thank you.

Mummy Traders, a new kids' dress-agency trading from The Toy Box/Gymboree St Margarets:

unnamed3.jpg Mummy Traders has been founded by Joanne a local Mum who was keen to come up with a solution to the constant challenge of growing children. From experience she knows how hard it is too keep up to speed with how quickly children grow out of their clothes. This can leave you with wardrobes full of expensive pieces, which your little ones may have worn only a handful of times or sometimes never at all!

What miserable weather!

NICE-WEATHER-FOR-DUCKS.pngUnless you’re a duck! “The Shop the sells everything”, Cutters at 28 Crown Road, will cheer you up though; they’ve wellies for just £1!!!!


Notice anything different on our home page here? Yep, WE’VE STARTED THE COUNTDOWN TO THE RUGBY WORLD CUP!

Check-in regularly to see our live countdown clock and get a reminder of how close the rugby world cup is!

Huge thanks to Peter of the community website www.stmgrts.org.uk for providing our countdown!

Rock and Fairy are opening on Mondays!

11866280_944995595539133_2704777601550926937_n.jpg From the 24th of August… that’s tomorrow!


Treasure%20Chest%20poster.jpgThere’s pirate treasure hidden in the shop windows of land-locked St Margarets! Spot the treasure chests and report their whereabouts to us and you’re up for a share of the booty! Read-on to see our video and poster for more info’, ya landlubber!

Here's what's happening at the Turks Head this August and September

indexturks.jpg Loads of great music, Shakespeare, rugby… phew! Read more in their newsletter here!

Keep up to date with ILU (and Oscar!)

ilu-logo.png with their blog; their latest entry goes behind the scenes with the company mascot, Oscar the cavapoo!

Read Botanica Medica's August newsletter here now!

11887902_932068300184307_5581041188723649852_n.jpgThis month there is news on blackberries, upcoming workshops, St John’s wort, new term bugs and more, … But who or what is The Herbal Huntress, pictured, causing such a stir on the Botanica Medica Facebook page…?

Well done Mary Regan!

33-R-mary-regan.jpg-pwrt3.jpg Our local CRUK fundraiser Mary Regan has been awarded for all the money she’s raised for William’s Group and Cancer Research UK! Read the Richmond and Twickenham Times’ coverage of her award here! Congratulations Mary - and thank you for the kind words about us at the Traders Association!

Welcome to the St Margarets Traders Association, ILU!

CMXtb3wW8AAM2cR.jpg Ilu’s philosophy is based on taking dull, masculine technical sportswear and turning it into glamorous, chic fashionable wear. Taking grey, ill-fitting tracksuit bottoms and turning them into stylish black leggings…

Free Twickenham Stadium Tours for St Margarets Residents

indexengrug.jpg Courtesy of the RFU - but act fast and book your tour now as places are limited!

Le Salon Prive's Open for Breakfast!

11828596_714094752069196_4178769327219085514_n.jpg from 8am, this weekend and every weekend. Read-on for a look at their delicious breakfast menu…

The St Margarets Community Website weekly newsletter is out now...

11891021_943157219061173_840769671585742674_n.jpgThis week there is:
* RWC Legacy
* Sir David Attenborough Becomes a Patron of the Holly Lodge Centre
* Event Reminder: The Music of Bond: James Bond - 9 October 2015
* Rugby World Cup Road Closure Trail Weekends - 15 August and 2 September 2015
* Plus much more!

Welcome to the St Margarets Traders Association, Tech Division!

DSC_0428-1024x682.jpg Please join us in welcoming the St Margarets Traders Association’s newest members: Tech Division, our local specialists in IT support for small businesses and home users!

Happy 4th Birthday, Grounded!

294040_240956662619734_1942815755_n.jpg It’s been 4 years since Grounded at 39 Crown Rd first opened its doors! Can you believe it? many happy returns Amanda and co., here’s to many more!

Twickenham Studios Goes Back to the Future!

11822294_1010824472282794_7877753342474774362_n.jpg A local celebrity, a Delorean, and a fateful date; all at our friendly neighbourhood international film studio this week!

Remember the Crown Road Community Summer Fair?

CL_-F8CW8AQlIUk.jpg We’ve just uploaded loadsa pics of the day, taken by St Margarets’ own Nicky Adams Photography, to our album. Have a look and see if you can spot yourself in the crowd…

The St Margarets Community Website weekly newsletter is out now...

11825818_940132059363689_7630136275251499039_n.jpgThis week there is:
* Junior Cricket Summer Camp - August 2015
* Arts Award Summer School: Printmaking Week for 11-17s
* Event Reminder: The Lake Twins at Turner’s House - 20 to 24 August 2015
* From Kids Come First - Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Get all the chocolate coins you can eat at Cutters!

mariocoingiphy.gif Where they’re now 4 BAGS FOR £1!

Happy 3rd Birthday, Twickenham Studios!

10689806_1008570535841521_2674742756100925328_n.jpgIt’s Twickenham Studios’ 3rd birthday tomorrow, they’re celebrating with some delicious cupcakes and they’d like to say “A huge thank you to everyone who has supported us in the transformation of the studios.”

Congratulations to St Margarets Traders Association member Gary Flynn


Gary, of London Network Scaffolding, has won a Richmond Community Award for his work leading the Richmond Street Pastors! Congratulations Gary, it’s well deserved!

Forecast for this weekend is very good...

11813437_805917509529164_7081988692133837240_n.jpg So head to the Crown’s lovely beer garden to make the most of it!

Carun is the new hemp pharmacy in St Margarets!

26-single-default.jpg It’s run by Managing Director Mikhal, pictured, whose story is well-worth reading…
(and in case you’re worried about our neighbourhood, don’t be: The cannabis used in all Carun products is a different strain to the type Bob Marley enjoyed, it doesn’t and can’t get people “high”!)

The Lake Twins at Turner's House

turners-house-sandycombe-lane-twickenham.jpg Just in from the Turner’s House Trust:
A new interpretation of JMW Turner as artist and architect in an exhibition,
20-24th August, 12-6pm at Sandycoombe Lodge

Summer Activities at Orleans House Gallery

11800435_895609310509280_1058611589559634909_n.jpg There’s lots to do at our local art gallery this summer, including sculpture and printing…

Bonus 'Open Gym' Session!

13405_861717153898259_221588119259757591_n.jpgGymboree St Margarets have a BONUS OPEN GYM on Saturday 8th August 2015 from 12.15pm - 5pm Come along and have some fun!

Please welcome the st Margarets Traders Association's newest member...

11796230_909991909072923_3895522917782608692_n.jpg Elizabeth James Art: Fine art photography…