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Normansfield affords excellent accommodation...In the house is a fine theatre for dramatic performances, concerts and dances.

Commissioner's Report 1882

Exquisite Victorian splendour in the heart of South West London

Normansfield was founded as a hospital by Dr John Langdon Down in 1868. Both John and his wife, Mary, had a great love of the theatre with a passion to pass this onto future generations. And so the building of Normansfield Theatre commenced in 1877. The entertainment hall was of grand splendour with proscenium stages, notable architectural ornament and exquisite design which was uncommonly ambitious of the time.

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Extreme rarity and
historical importance

Following much restoration work over the years Normansfield once again became open for Theatrical use and today stages a range of productions and events. The Grade II* listed building is also home to the largest collection of fully restored Victorian scenery in the UK.

Events

Pink Proms

24th February 2024

London Gay Symphonic Winds return to Normansfield. 

Richmond Opera 'Semele'

April 2024

Richmond Opera proudly presents Handel’s Semele

Rose Opera 'Tosca'

May 2024

Rose Opera presents Puccini’s timeless masterpiece, Tosca

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Join us every Saturday at 9am for an hour of creative yoga flow.  We will work on strength, drills, flowing effortlessly on our mat and much more. 

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