Outings and Events

Our annual calendar always includes visits to houses and venues of interest, wonderful garden tours guided by our expert horticulturists, an international evening with food and theme accordingly, and a weekend international trip in a European City.

Please have a look at our stories of outings and events enjoyed by our members over the years.

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Members at museum

A guided tour of Steam Museum, Kew.

more This was a great opportunity club members to take partners and friends to see the fascinating steam-powered machines that were used to pump the water to supply the needs of Londoners.

Club members and friends in Syon House garden

Club visit to historic Syon House

more Syon House visit 6 September

Club members and friends

Our annual famous gardens visit

more This year to RHS Wisley

Club Coffee Morning Caffe Nero Twickenham 10.30-11.30am

more Such a happy bunch of Rotarians

Rotary Coffee Mornings--Caffe Nero Twickenham

more First Saturday in the month. Caffe Nero 10.30-11.30

Rotary Coffee Mornings--Caffe Nero Twickenham

more Usually the first Saturday in the month. All are welcome at Caffe Nero--10.30-11.30

more The members visit the "Unbound" Visionary Women collecting Textiles March 2021

TuT International Visit 2019

more Our annual international Weekend trip was to Marseille in southern France in May 2019

Antoinette Hotel Kingston

President's Night 2017

more Black Tie or Lounge Suits at the Antoinette Hotel Kingston, Beaufort Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 2TQ on 17th June 2017

A view of Fulham Palace (photo kindly supplied by Fulham Palace)

Visit to Fulham Palace August 2019

more A guided tour of Fulham Palace, historic home of generations of Bishops of London and often described as one of London's hidden gems.

Photo supplied by Royal Opera House

TuT Guided Tour: Royal Opera House 2019

more Our visit to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden included a guided tour highlighting the recent additions and improvements

Annual Putting Evening

more Our Annual Putting Evening and Presidential Handover

Visit to Dickens Museum

more Group visit on 19th April 2018 for Club members and their partners to the Dickens Museum followed by lunch in a local watering establishment. Booking for this visit is now closed.

So close to Oxford Street, a hidden gem

The Wallace Collection

more Guided tour of the Wallace Collection, Manchester Square London on 3rd April 2019

With the West wall in the background, our group is kitted out in hard hats ready for the ascent

Visit to the Painted Ceiling Greenwich

more We visited the Old Naval College in Greenwich to see the restoration work on the Painted Ceiling

International Visit 2016 to Bilbao

more Our annual visit to a European city of interest

Visit to Henley River and Rowing Museum May 2016

more A tour had been arranged by Gordon Peel for Club Members and guests to visit this wonderful River and Rowing Museum. There were three galleries dedicated to the River Thames, Rowing in general and rowing at the Henley Regatta.

Grand Horse Race Evening with Twickenham Rotary Club April 2016

more A race night with a difference! in conjunction with Rotary Club of Twickenham. All funds to go to our Nepal recovery fund. Venue: URC church hall, Twickenham Green

Visit to Geffrye Museum - April 2016

more TuT Rotary members visited the Geffrye Museum in Hoxton

Jazz Evening at Kew Gardens RC - February 2016

more Kew Rotary Club held a Jazz evening at the Maids of Honour restaurant opposite Kew Gardens

Annual Garden Visit 2016 to West Dean Gardens, West Sussex

more The highlight of every TuT Rotary year is the garden trip. This year it was to West Dean near Chichester in West Sussex

Twickenham RC hosted a American themed celebration and invited members from TuT to join them

111th birthday of Rotary Celebration by Twickenham RC - February 2016

more Twickenham Rotary Club held a Celebration at Fulwell Golf Club

Charlie instructs us all

Annual Garden Visit 2015 to Nymans Gardens

more On 7 July 2015 a large group of members and friends were guided around the gardens by our resident expert Rtn Charlie Erskine

The main house and offices for the garden

Visit to Hillier Garden, Romsey in May 2012

more On 3 May club members and friends were treated to a guided tour of the Hillier Garden by our own expert Charlie Erskine. Before the tour the head gardener gave us an historical overview.

A beautiful day for our tour of Kew Gardens

Visit to Kew Gardens March 2017

more Justine Parker who spoke about the Discovery tour had invited members to visit the Gardens

Organiser Rtn mansoor Ghatineh relaxing with friends

International visit to Munich - May 2015

more This year's destination was Munich and 32 club members, families and friends enjoyed a long weekend in this beautiful city

TuT Rotary Cycling group putting the world to rights at a coffee stop

The TuT cyclists in typical fashion!

more There are now two cycling groups within the Club, both meeting on a Wednesday morning for a tour and chat

A Guided Walk around Old Isleworth

more On Saturday 18 July 2015, a lovely Summer day, a party of 26 members, partners and friends enjoyed an excellent guided tour through Old Isleworth, led by Christine Diwell, of Hounslow Heritage Walks.

International evening 2014 - Russia

more The theme for the international evening this year was Russia. 70 members and friends gathered in St Mary's Church Hall in Teddington for a three course Russian meal.This was followed by a performance by a Russian band.

Annual International trip 2014 to Madrid

more From 15 to 18 May 2014 a group of 35 club members, family and friends sent a very enjoyable time sightseeing and relaxing in the fascinating Spanish capital

Visit to Chiswick House 11 July 2013

more On 11 July 2013 club members and friends visited Chiswick House and Gardens. Ken Smith described the architecture of the House and Mike Wilkinson and Charlie Erskine showed us around the gardens.

Annual International Visit 2012 - Budapest

more Our internatonal trip this year was to the beatiful city of Budapest. 47 club members and friends enjoyed splended weather,accommodation and sightseeing.

International evening 25 January 2011

more This year's event was a Nepalese evening hosted by Rotarian Binod Amatya and his family.

International Trip to The Hague May 2011


President's Evening 2011


President's At Home day

more Club members and partners joined President Mark and his family for a garden party at the end of his presidency

Visit to Cherkley Court - August 2009

more A club visit to Cherkley Court on 13 August 2009, when members and guests were expertly guided around the gardens by our resident botanical expert Charlie Erskine

A group of club members and friends were taken on a guided tour of the Olympic site and were promised another in a year's time to see the progress made.

Olympic Park visit 30 January 2010


Milan Cathedral

Club visit to Milan April 2010

more Our international trip this year was to the busy but intruiging city of Milan, rich in culture and modern business.

Visit to Lyon May 2009

more A long week end for club members and friends in the third largest city in France

British Library and St Pancras 20 February 2008


The Bear is the symbol of Berlin

Berlin visit May 2008


 Charlie Erskine leads the way

Wakehust Place June 2008


 A club visit in glorious weather to the open air concert and picnic at Coverwood on 14 June 2008

Coverwood picnic and concert June 2008


Relaxing by the Thames after the Nelson & Napoleon visit October 2005

Nelson & Napoleon exhibition October 2005


A Royal Day Out September 2006


Visit to Prague October 2006


Old Roman Wall of London July 2006


Outgoing President Brian July 2006


Visit to Royal Military Academy May 2006


Visit to Lisbon April 2006


Brooklands Transport Museum September 2007


London Bridges walk June 2007


Visit to Rome May 2007


 A lLndon walk around the Paddington and Little Venice areas by friend of the club Tony Hale

London guided walk June 2008


International evening January 2007


 An enjoyable evening

President's Night 28 June 2008


President David and his wife Clare in pirate costume aiming to capture the mood of the evening

Christmas Party 2009

more Members and friends enjoyed a pantomime-theme Christmas party at Strawberry Hill Golf Club on 15 December 2009.

A pudding for us to remember the venue

International Evening 26 January 2010

more The International Evening this year was an 'Italian job' at the Dolce Vita Restaurant in teddington.

International Evening 2007 - Hungary

more Hungary was the theme this year for the International evening on 17th January when we were pleased to welcome visitors and guests from the Rotary clubs of Feltham and Richmond. The Hungarian meal was followed by dancing from the Hungarian troupe Hunique