Author: Karen King

Free swimming pass People living in the borough of Richmond can apply for a free swim pass if they have a health condition that can be improved by swimming (e.g. diabetes, stress, depression or arthritis). Call 020 8831 6133 or email daniel.hughes@richmond.gov.uk to get an application form. You can then take this form to your GP and explain you’re […]

And the best village in London is……………..

Ham & Petersham! Ham and Petersham has been voted the best village in London. At the RHS London in Bloom awards, the area was praised for its horticultural achievements, environmental responsibility and community participation. The judge said: “The rural character has been preserved to the present day. “It is charming and a very much sought […]

New & Updated Monthly Activity Schedule

New & Improved!! Mondays: Tea & Chat at Ham Library Tuesdays: Monthly Outings (please see the outings program which you can download and save/print) Wednesdays: Lunch Club at Ham Library Thursdays: Shopping Bus to Sainsbury’s; Vocal Tonix Sing a long Group Fridays: Shopping Bus to Sainsbury’s on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month

Ham Parade Market

Congratulations to all the volunteers who made the first Ham Parade Market such a success. The rain held off and the parade was swamped with local residents from Ham, Petersham & North Kingston who ensured that the majority of stalls ran out of produce around lunch time.  Ham & Petersham SOS were privileged to be the […]

Volunteer Drivers Needed

SOS shopping bus

We are currently looking to recruit new drivers. Are you interested in driving our minibus?  Do you have a current, full driving licence?  We are looking for drivers who are willing to complete a written and practical minibus driving test, and then be available to drive our minibus one morning a month.  It is a […]

Donate by Text to Ham & Petersham SOS

Did you know you can donate to Ham & Petersham SOS by text message? Simply by sending a text message to 70700 we receive all of your donation Using the code HAPS05 and then entering the amount you want to donate will ensure that the amount you decide goes straight to us to help support […]

Thank you!

We have had a busy few months and we just wanted to take the time to say a big thank you to Petersham Open Gardens for their generous donation towards our activities. We have been able to take 30 SOS members to watch Sleeping Beauty at Richmond Theatre, purchase some much needed new IT equipment […]

Weekly Sing-a-long Group with Vocal Tonix

What is Vocal Tonix? Vocal Tonix is a community singing group. We run weekly afternoon ‘singalong and social’ sessions in East Twickenham at the ETNA Centre. Everyone is welcome. No singing ability needed No need to read music No words to learn No membership required Just turn up, make friends and sing along to well […]

Vocal Tonix comes to Tea & Chat

Our funded weekly sing a long sessions have become such a hit we have introduced a sing a long session at our Monday Tea & Chat session at Ham Library. Sing A Long sessions at Tea & Chat Sing a long sessions at Tea & Chat will happen every 6 weeks for the rest of […]