Full of Life Fair

The annual Full of Life Fair is Richmond upon Thames’ flagship event for residents aged over 55. It is a great opportunity to get information and advice from businesses, charities and community groups from across the borough and to meet new people. You can also speak to Council staff directly about key local services.

Register for the Full of Life Fair

About the fair

Join us at the Full of Life Fair on Friday 4 October at the RFU, Twickenham. There will be 80 stalls plus activities and workshops, as well as a free café for all residents aged 55+.

Date: Friday 4 October 2019
Time: 10am to 4pm
Location: The Rose Suite, RFU Twickenham Stadium, 200 Whitton Road, Twickenham TW2 7BA

Over 1,000 residents and carers attended the fair in 2018 to celebrate the contribution older residents make to the borough, and this year will be no different.


The day-long event will have around 80 stalls to browse and the chance to try out a number of activities including fitness and dance demonstrations. There will also be a programme of talk sessions as well as live music and dance performances on the day, and a relaxation room where residents can try yoga and meditation.

Activity Time
Richmond Bridge Club All day
Creative minds All day
Mend, make and craft - sewing machine surgery All day
LBR Libraries - digital demos All day
Breathworks - Mindful breathing 10.30  to 11am
Stretching class 10:30am
Dance class 11 to 11:30am
Whitton Community Choir 11 to 11:45am
NatWest - Online scam prevention seminar 11 to 11:45am
Yogictones - Yoga  11 to 11:30am
LBR Sports - exercise class  11:30am to 12pm
Richmond Borough Mind - Mind and focus session 11:45am to 12:15pm
LBR Sports - How to get into exercise 12 to 12:30pm
Vocal tonix singing 12:30 to 1pm
Barclays Digital Eagles - Being safe online seminar  12:30 to 1pm
Sarah Greenall - Chair yoga  12:30pm to 1pm
Dorcas - Healthy eating workshop 1 to 2pm
Age UK Richmond - Zumba 2 to 2:30pm
Freedom Tango - Tango demo and class 2 to 3pm
Jan Singh  - Creative writing 2 to 2:30pm
CPR Financial: equity release 2:30 to 3pm
Richmond Borough Mind: progressive muscle relaxation 3 to 3.30pm
Age UK Richmond: Ukulele demonstration 3:15 to 3:45pm


Please note that the free lunch has now sold out. Visitors without a lunch pass will not be permitted entry to the dining room.

The free lunches are for residents of the Borough of Richmond upon Thames only. If the address given is not a Richmond borough address, you may have your lunch ticket cancelled.

You can enjoy refreshments at the free, all-day café. No registration required.


Train: Twickenham Station is the nearest station. Turn right out of the station, cross the road and the stadium is approximately a 10 minute walk. Alternatively, shuttle buses will be running every 15 minutes between the station (leaving from The Exchange, opposite the station) and RFU Stadium from 9:30am to 4:15pm.

Bus: Bus routes 281, 267 and H22 have regular services which pass close to the stadium.

Parking: Complimentary parking is available in the West and North car park. Access to the West car park is via Gate D entrance on Rugby Road and access to the North car park is via Gate 3 entrance on Whitton Dene where there will be screening traffic marshals. The entrance to the Rose Suite is via Rugby Door A on Whitton Road. The Rose Suite is in front as you enter the main entrance.

Community Action mini-fairs

This year we are extending the Full of Life programme by launching a series of Community Action mini-fairs to help residents find out more about group opportunities in their local area and how to get involved in the local community.

Register for the Community Action mini-fairs

Hampton Community Action Mini-Fair

Date: Monday 23 September
Time: 1 to 4pm
Venue: Greenwood Centre, 1 School Road, Hampton TW12 1QL

Confirmed stallholders:

  • Arts Richmond
  • Elleray Community Association
  • Hampton & Hampton Hill Voluntary Care
  • Hampton and Kempton Waterworks Railway
  • Hampton Hill United Reformed Church
  • Healthwatch Richmond
  • Homelink Day Respite Care Centre
  • Linden Hall Community Centre
  • Richmond Borough Mind
  • Richmond Furniture Scheme
  • Richmond Mencap
  • River Thames Boat Project
  • Shooting Star Children's Hospices
  • South West London Stroke Club - Moving On
  • S.T.E.P.S
  • Teddington and Hampton Wick Voluntary Care Group
  • The Probus Club Of Twickenham
  • LBRuT Community Engagement

Twickenham Community Action Mini-Fair

Date: Thursday 26 September
Time: 1 to 4pm
Venue: Age UK Richmond & Twickenham Wellbeing Centre, Arragon Road, Twickenham TW1 3NH

Confirmed stallholders:

  • Age UK Richmond
  • Healthwatch Richmond
  • Homelink Day Respite Care Centre
  • Landmark Arts Centre
  • RHLT at The People Hive
  • Richmond Furniture Scheme
  • Richmond upon Thames Performing Arts Festival
  • River Thames Boat Project
  • Orleans House Gallery
  • The Otakar Kraus Music Trust
  • The Probus Club Of Twickenham
  • LBRuT Community Engagement

Richmond Community Action Mini-Fair

Date: Thursday 10 October
Time: 1 to 4pm
Venue: Richmond and Hillcroft Adult Community College, Parkshot, London TW9 2RE

Confirmed stallholders:

  • Healthwatch Richmond
  • Intergenerational Music Making (IMM)
  • Kew Neighbourhood Association
  • Lynde House Care Home
  • Met Police
  • Missing People
  • Museum of Richmond
  • Orange Tree Theatre
  • Richmond & Kingston ME Group
  • Richmond Furniture Scheme
  • Richmond Good Neighbours
  • River Thames Boat Project
  • South West London Stroke Club - Moving On
  • The Otakar Kraus Music Trust
  • LBRuT Community Engagement

Barnes Community Action Mini-Fair

Date: Friday 11 October
Time: 11am to 2pm
Venue: Kitson Hall, Kitson Road, Barnes SW13 9HJ

Confirmed stallholders:

  • Barnes Community Association
  • FiSH Neighbourhood Care
  • Healthwatch Richmond
  • Mortlake Community Association
  • Museum of Richmond
  • Richmond Aid
  • Richmond Borough Mind
  • Richmond Carers Centre
  • Richmond Furniture Scheme
  • Richmond Mencap
  • Richmond upon Thames Performing Arts Festival
  • River Thames Boat Project
  • LBRuT Community Engagement

Information for guests or volunteers

You can sign-up to our Full of Life mailing list to receive updates about the Fair, or to express your interest in volunteering at the Fair. Information gathered through this form will only be used to send you updates about the Full of Life Fair.

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If you would like any further information about the events or need help with registration, please email fulloflife@richmond.gov.uk or call 020 8891 1411.


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Current confirmed stallholders for 2019

Age UK Richmond
Alzheimer's Society (Richmond)
Arts Richmond
Barnes Hearing Centre
Bluebird Care
Cambridge Bowls
Caremark (Richmond)
Citizens Advice Richmond
Conscious Breathworks
Contact the Elderly
Contego Life
CPR Financial LLP
Crossroads Care Richmond & Kingston
Cura Care Ltd
Diabetes UK
DORCAS (Doing Others Right Caring and Sharing)
Elleray Hall Social Centre
Embracing Age
ETNA Community Centre
Freedom Tango Teddington
HANDS Neighbourhood Care Networks groups
Handserenity Holistic Health
Healthwatch Richmond
Heart and Sole Movement
Heather Wax Therapist
Home Instead Senior Care Richmond
Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust (HRCH)
Integrated Neurological Services
Keheren Therapy
London Fire Brigade
Medequip Assistive Technology
Multicultural Richmond/EMAG
Museum of Richmond
NatWest Bank
Not Just Travel London
Orleans House Gallery
PA Housing
Richmond AID
Richmond Back Pain Group
Richmond Borough Mind
Richmond CCG
Richmond CVS
Richmond Ramblers
Right at Home (Twickenham to Weybridge)
Share my Home
Spa de Sal
St Edmund of Canterbury Catholic Church
St Mary Teddington Bells
Stepping on Out
The Conservation Volunteers/Green Gym
The League of Friends of Teddington Memorial Hospital
The Richmond Charities
Trinity Homecare
Twickenham upon Thames Rotary Club
University of the third age (U3A)
Utility Warehouse Discount Club
Visit Richmond
West London Family History Society
Whitton Adult Community Choir
Whitton Community Association
YMCA Hawker Centre

Council services

Access Team Sensory Services
Adult Social Services
Community Engagement
Customer Services
Direct Payments
Financial Assessment
Quality Assurance
Trading Standards

Updated: 16 September 2019