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Langdon Down Centre

2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
0333 1212 300 www.langdondowncentre.org.uk

April 2015

In the Footsteps of Dr John Langdon Down – Tour

April 11, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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£10

Saturday, 11 April at 10am to 12midday Tickets: £10 per person - must be prebooked as spaces are limited from 0333 1212300 or online below. This tour will begin with a talk about the development of Normansfield and its history through maps and photographs. The group will then set out for a walk around the original Normansfield site locating the position of lost buildings and finding those that remain. This one hour walk is mostly along pavements but will also…

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June 2015

The Life of James Henry Pullen

June 27, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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£5

The Life of James Henry Pullen Saturday, 27 June 2015  10am to 11am £5 includes a light refreshment A talk about the life of James Henry Pullen (1835-1916), a resident of the Royal Earlswood Asylum, who had the condition of savant syndrome. Known as the Genius of Earlswood Asylum, Pullen created model ships including Brunel's Great Eastern and the Princess Alexandra

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July 2015

North Kingston Choir presents….Summer Love

July 4, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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North Kingston Choir presents...... Summer Love Saturday, 4th July 2015 at 5.30pm  (doors open at 5pm) Tickets: £5 adults, children free from www.northkingstonchoir.org.uk All proceeds are going to the Alzheimer's Society  

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September 2015

Open House London

September 20, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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Open House London Sunday 20 September 2015 11.30am - 4pm   The annual Open House London gives visitors the opportunity to view hundreds of buildings in and around London.  The Langdon Down Centre will be open with 3 guides tours.  Visitors are also welcome to look around (and don't have to join a tour).  The event is free and no booking is required.  A cake and book shop will open through the day selling homemade cakes.

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October 2015

Down’s syndrome in History and Today

October 10, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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Down's syndrome in History and Today 10th October 2015 10am to 11am £5 including light refreshments Learn about the work of the Down's Syndrome Association and the condition first described by Dr John Langdon Down in the 19th century.  This talk looks at the condition through history and the lives of those who have Down's syndrome today.

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March 2016

Creating a Museum

March 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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Creating a Museum Saturday, 19 March 2016 10am to 11.30am £5 includes light refreshments   How we developed the Langdon Down Museum of Learning Disability.  The process of developing an archive, displays, grants, social media, publicity and volunteers.

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April 2016

In The Footsteps of Dr John Langdon Down

April 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
£10

In the Footsteps of Dr John Langdon Down Saturday, 9 April 2016 10am to 12 noon £10 includes light refreshments This tour will begin with a talk about the development of Normansfield and its history through maps and photographs.  The group will then set out for a walk around the original Normansfield site locating the position of lost buildings and finding those that remain. This one hour walk is mostly along pavements but will also include some rough paths and…

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June 2016

Hold the Hearse!

June 7, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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£3 – £5

Exceptional and Extraordinary present Hold the Hearse! by Julie McNamara Tuesday, 7th June at 7pm Tickets: £5 and £3 concessions Hold the Hearse! is an interactive, extraordinary theatrical  journey through a myriad of museum collections that have impacted on the lives of the Mad, the Bad and the Unruly in our midst. This comic tale, inspired by objects and stories from behind the scenes of some of the UK's most renowned medical museums, takes us through the history of two remarkable…

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July 2016

The Life of James Henry Pullen

July 9, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom

The life of James Henry Pullen Saturday, 9 July 2016 10am to 11am Free Talk A talk about the of James Henry Pullen (1835 to 1916), a resident of the Royal Earlswood Asylum, who had the condition of savant syndrome.  Known as the Genius of Earlswood Asylum, Pullen created model ships including Brunel's Great Eastern and the Princess Alexandra, a 40 gun man of war. On display are his pictorial autobiography, imaginary ships and paintings.  The visit includes a short…

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September 2016

In the Footsteps of Dr John Langdon Down

September 3, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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Free

FREE TALK AND TOUR on 3rd SEPTEMBER AT 10am A walk around Normansfield Normansfield Map A talk about the development of Normansfield and its history through maps and photographs. Followed by a walk around the original site locating the position of lost buildings and finding those that remain. This one mile walk is mostly along pavements and some rough paths .  

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An Actor’s Life for Me

September 9, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
£15 – £18

Friday, 9th September 2016 at 7.30pm Written & Directed by Malcolm McKee Choreography by Nicola Keen Starring Paul Greenwood, Marilyn Hill Smith, Nicola Keen and Claire Nielson Tickets: £18 and £15 concessions from 0333 1212 300 or book online below The Shakespeare Revue Company presents a sparkling evening of music and comedy celebrating the Bard's 400th Anniversary.  All funds raised from this event are going to the David Adams Leukaemia Appeal Fund (DALAF), who are aiming to raise £200,0oo to…

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Open House – London 2016

September 18, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom

Sunday 18 September   12 midday to 4pm           Every year, we open the doors of the Langdon Down Centre, as part of the Open House venues that weekend.  Guests can stroll around the centre at their leisure or join a tour (no pre-booking necessary).  This year, we have three added new features for the day, which are listed below:- New to this year is the addition of our extensive new digital collection of all of our Victorian Scenery on…

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October 2016

Normansfield Theatre Tour

October 15, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
£10

Saturday 15 October 2016 10am to 12 midday A two hour talk and guided tour  about Normansfield’s Grade II* listed Victorian theatre. The talk will discuss why it came to be built and its purpose in the daily life of the hospital. The fixtures and fittings will be examined in detail. There will be a guided walk around the theatre, stage and back rooms. Also on show will be a selection of restored Victorian flats depicting a variety of scenery. Guests…

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February 2017

Music and Magic

February 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom

Saturday 4th February 3pm to 6pm SEND Family Voices invite you to drop in to our fun-filled Music & Magic afternoon. We will have a music workshop all afternoon, and Matthew Garrett (Inner Magic Circle Gold Star) magician to entertain us. There will be refreshments, creative pottery, facilitated Lego play and goodie bags. PRICE: FREE Funded by NHS England via Healthwatch, this event aims to be fun for all the family. The NHS England will have the opportunity to chat…

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The History of Normansfield’s Buildings

February 25, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
Free

Saturday 25 February 2017  11am – 12pm A talk about the development of Normansfield’s buildings from 1868 until 2016 using maps, architectural drawings and photographs. Includes new research carried out through a recent U3A Shared Learning Project. Cost: Free

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April 2017

In the Footsteps Walk

April 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
£10

Saturday 22 April 2017 from 10.30am - 12.30pm A talk using maps, architectural drawings and photographs to trace the timeline of the site. This is followed by a walk around the original Normansfield Site locating the position of lost buildings and finding those that remain. The one hour walk is mostly along pavements but will also include some rough paths and grassed areas. The total distance is about one mile.

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May 2017

James Henry Pullen: The Genius of Earlswood Asylum

May 13, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
Free

James Henry Pullen The Genius of Earlswood Asylum Saturday 13 May 2017 | 11.00am - 12.00pm Admission: Free A talk about the life of James Henry Pullen, (1835-1916), a resident of the Royal Earlswood Asylum near Redhill. In his lifetime he was said to have the condition of savant syndrome though today he may have been diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Condition. Pullen created model ships including Brunel’s Great Eastern and the warship, Princess Alexandra. On display are his pictorial autobiography, imaginary…

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July 2017

Great Names in the Social History of Learning Disability

July 29, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
Free -1 spots left

Saturday 29 July 11am - 12pm A short history of learning disability and those who decided to change conditions for the better. The talk will cover early 19th Century projects to set up communities on the continent and in England. The changes in the Victorian period that began to offer education, training and better care which are a lasting legacy for many organisations. Throughout this history many extraordinary people worked to create a vision of belonging in the communities set…

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September 2017

Open House London

September 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom

Sunday 17 September 2017 Open: 12 - 4pm Tours: 12.30, 1.30 and 2.30pm This annual event opens the doors to hundreds of buildings around London. We are open with three guided tours of the building. A free trail leaflet is available for children to discover the many fascinating objects around the building.  A coffee shop and book shop will be open from 12 -4pm and visitors will be able to view our new theatre scenery photographic catalogue.   Cost: Free.…

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October 2017

The Landscape of Normansfield

October 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
Free

The Landscape of Normansfield Saturday 21 October | 11am – 12.00pm A talk and walk around the grounds to see the landscape of Normansfield including the wide variety of trees, many planted when Dr John Langdon Down came first came here in 1868. He planted extensively to create a rich landscape at his new institution for those with learning disabilities. His view being that the outside environment of trees, shrubs, paths and seating was essential in offering residents the benefit…

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April 2019

DSActive Leisure and Fitness Workshop

April 5, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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The DSActive programme is designed to provide as many opportunities as possible for people with Down’s syndrome to be active and healthy. DSActive was created in response to the awareness of the sedentary lifestyles of many children and adults with Down’s syndrome and the subsequent health problems, including obesity, resulting from lack of exercise and participation in sport. The workshop has been accredited by CIMSPA and is three hour workshop (with theory and practical elements). Day – Friday 5th April 2019…

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October 2020

Rose Opera Gala Event

October 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Langdon Down Centre, 2a Langdon Park
Teddington, Middlesex TW11 9PS United Kingdom
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£35

Rose Opera presents a beautifully staged socially distant Opera Gala. Featuring Rose Opera Soloists & Chorus Sunday 25th October 2020 at 6pm - £35

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