Capturing Memories for Hurlingham


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Au revoir but not Goodbye.

 After over thirty years of photographic coverage of The Hurlingham Club I have decided to retire. I will probably continue to take pictures for The Hurlingham Players. They know and trust me and there have been instances of free-lancers overstepping the lines of where they can go and what they can picture.

I am in the process of preparing a final Archive Board covering the two covid restricted years of 2020 and 2021. The pictures are ready and await the frame in which to mount them.

I will leave this website active to host the new Hurlingham Players images, as a resource for Club publications and our Archivist.

The whole project has given me an immense amount of fun and I have met hundreds of fascinating people through it. Nothing would give me greater pleasure than to hear that someone, inevitably much younger, has taken over my role.





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From 2024


Fete Champetre.  Concours judging.      Concours parade.


A Very British Show. Rehearsal 24.04.24

The Production.                   


Wyrd Sisters. First rehearsal 10th January

 Rehearsal Sun 11th February.

The Production. March 2024.


From 2023

Musical Mayhem - a slice of LIFE.  Rehearsal Sun 24 Sept, 

Rehearsal Sun 1 Oct.

Rehearsal Sun 8 Oct

Rehearsal Wed 1 Nov.

Costume Call.

"The Show"  What you have been waiting for.


Fete Champetre.  Concours judging.  Concours parade.

A Taste of Sondheim.  Curtain call.

The Coronation

The Hollow.       Production Act One.     Production Act Two.

The Hollow.    Rehearsal 22.01.23 


From 2022

Snow at Early Bird time.  Captured before we get closed down.

Autumn Morning.   Early birds catch the snaps.

The Bavarian Dinner.   In honour of Die Kleine Taube that sadly had to be postponed.

                                                                                                                                                                                 The Show.

The Thirty Nine Steps.  First reading.     Rehearsing two weeks later.  The final tech rehearsal.               Act One.  Act Two

Early Birds in late September.   The steam rises in the morning sun.

Fete Champetre Concours    The Judging.   The Parade.

Mad Hatter's Tea Party.   Part of the Jubilee celebrations.

The Jane Austen Ball.  Capturing the food, words and dancing of two centuaries ago.

The Importance of Being Earnest.   The Production on stage.

The Importance of Being Earnest.  The Technical Rehearsal.

The Importance of Being Earnest.   Rehearsal Sunday 30 January. 


From 2021

Christmas 2021.  Our tree is lit by our new Chief Executive, Michael O'Dwyer.

November with the Sigma.    The Sigma Merrill is an unusual camera !

The Music Hall.   Act One.    Act Two.     Saturday Curtain Call.

Laurence Duffield Funeral Procession.   His friends and colleagues pay tribute.

November Early Morning.  A treat of colour for us Early Birds.

Music Hall Rehearsal.   The start of the final week of rehearsals.

Other Men's Flowers 2.   Poetry and song directed by Cindy Gray.

Alan Flitcroft's Leaving Party.  We say thank you and goodbye.

Drawing Alan Flitcroft.   Alan poses for the Art Group as part of his Sponsored Hurlathon for the Foundation.

Hurlingham Sunday.  A revision of the old garden party.

The Dog Show.   A favourite for all families. And what a turn out after lockdown.

Music Hall First Gathering.   The full cast learn what is in store for them.

Sunset over the Dip.   Having a pleasant time with a drink.

Silver Screen.   September get together with an assortment of pianists

The Hurlingham Arts Festival

The Kanneh-Masons. With an interview conducted by John Suchet.

Kit and Mcconnel. Opening night cabaret in Palmers.

The Chairman's Cocktail Party.  An informal gathering of members, friends and sponsors.

Yehudi Menuhin School.   Represented by The Tomita Family

She Stoops to Conquer.   In the sunken garden and directed by Tom Littler

Sculptures in the Garden.

Tom Lehrer. Brought back to life by Stefan Bednarczyk.

Wrap Up.  The casts and crew have a celebration drink after a busy week.


Fete Champetre.   The Judging.   The Parade.

Treasure Hunt.     Some family fun organised by Martin Bishop.

Peter and the Wolf Production.     Directed by Cindy Gray for the Players in the Sunken Garden.

Peter and the Wolf.  The cast.

June with the cellphone.  Might this be Summer?

The Irving Berlin Songbook Stills. A Hurlingham Players production.  The Video.

May with the cellphone. The colours come out.

Players Music. May 2021.  An evening of varied music in yet another tent.

She Stoops to Conquer. A Players reading in a cold lock down tent.

Early Morning April.  Gardens and outdoor pool.

From 2020

Remembrance Sunday.    Members gather round the flagpole.

Luke and Kate Nunneley.  Photographed after the Remembrance Sunday ceremony.

Sir Simon Jenkins.   Talks on Disasters in London History.

Players Annual Reception.  Return visit from Davina Clarke, this time with friends.

Davina Clarke. Music by the lake.

Unlocked. The first evening.

Lockdown May and June.   A few more signs of life.

Lockdown the Early Days.   Pictures at the Club as the isolating started.

Lockdown along the river.  Some photos from my early morning bike rides.

Charles Moore.  A lunchtime talk on The Fall of Mrs Thatcher.

Music in the Conservatory. Organised by Cecilia for the Hurlingham Players.

Tap Class.  The 7.00 pm dancers with Ali Crosswell.

Kathy Barker.  An evening art class on acrylics.

John Suchet.  A Culture Corner talk on Beethoven.

BookFest.  Two workshops with Dr Hester Vaizey and Adrienne Dines.

Lady Glenconner.   A Silver Screen lecture by Anne Glenconner, author of  "Lady in Waiting"

Joking Apart Rehearsal.   The cast and several of the team at work. Sunday 26th January.

January Frost.   An early morning walk. 

A Man's A Man.    Robert Burns as devised and written by George Muir for the Hurlingham Players.

From 2019

Christmas Card ideas.   A suggestion for 2020 - avoiding fireworks!

Early Bird Christmas Breakfast.    The first get together with our clothes on for decades.

Carols by Candle Light.   The usual evening of festive fun.

Jeremy Archer. A Hurlingham author talk on 'A Royal Christmas'.

Lighting the Christmas Tree.  With carols for all the family.

Mamma Mia 2. Learning a routine with the film's choreographer Anthony van Laast.

Tree Planting.   The Chairman plants the Anniversary Year Tree with the support of the Anniversary celebration team.

Anne de Courcy.  A lunchtime talk on Chanel's Riviera.

Scrooge Saturday.   Backstage Studio.    The kids meet the cast.    Interval backstage.    The Curtain Call.

Scrooge Backstage.   Thursday evening.

Scrooge.  The dress rehearsal in all its glory.  Really a pantomime? Oh yes it is !!

Magic Evening.  Featuring Mandy Muden and Oliver Tabor & Butterfly (the Glamourists).

Rugby World Cup Final.   Well, we got to the final but Andre's team won!

Scrooge Set Building.  David. The Players' favourite carpenter.

Autumn Morning.  With the Samsung S8 phone.

Scrooge Rehearsal.    Act One rehearsed 20.10.19.

Victoria Mendrzyk.   An introductory talk about the Gaugin exhibition at the NPG.

Paul Purnell.    A Hurlingham Authors talk on self publishing.

Patrick Melville.  Live Well 2019. The Power of The Hurlingham Club.

Thames Foreshore Clean Up.   Volunteers young and old on our river front.

Anniversary Year Drinks Party.  As the year comes to a close a few thank you's.

Scrooge - The First Read Through.   The cast find out what they have let themselves in for.

Simon Williams. The Hurlingham Players Annual Reception.

Anniversary Ball.   A night to remember and worth every penny.

Dragon Days. A theatre workshop for Young Hurlingham run by Vicky Coke.

Polo at Ham.  Celebrating the 150th and winning back our Polo trophy.

Ellie Mackay.  On plastic pollution and part of the Live Well 2019 series of talks.

150th Anniversary Garden Party.   The Mad Hatter's Tea Party.    The General Scenes.

Seniors Tennis.   Tuesday drinks.  Wednesday to Friday.

Summer Safari.   Fairies, mud, lions, monkeys, what more to ask for?

Squash Club Evening.  Courtesy of Paul Lubbock, Chairman of Squash.

Indoor cricket.   The ladies team of the future under training.

June Flowers - and the odd bee.

Fete Champetre. The General Scenes.   The Judging.    The Parade.

Wild West Evening.   A Hurlingham Players entertainment.

All White on the (Day and) Night.   The Sports.   The Reception.   With prizes presented by Tim Henman.

Family Bowls.   New talent of all ages on the bowls green.

The Marquee.    A rehearsed reading of a new play by The Rt Rev Lord Harries of Pentregarth.

May Gardens.   A (hopefully) steadily expanding folder as the month warms up.

Art Exhibition Opening.   Guest of honour Mary Millner.

Hurlingham 1869.  Launching the wine to celebrate the 150th Anniversary.

Garden Walk.  Diana Lecron leads the first walk as part of the Anniversary celebrations.

Services Dinner.   An impressive turnout for what looked like a good evening ahead.

Early Birds in the open.   ....pool that is. As we christen the outdoor pool for 2019.

Live Well with Bryony Gordon.    Our first speaker launching Hurlingham's Live Well 2019.

Hurlingham Players Music Evening.   An informal gathering in the Conservatory.

March - A walk in the sunshine.   With the Sigma Merrill DP2 camera.

After the Dance.   Two evenings of backstage.

After the Dance Act One.    After the Dance Acts Two and Three.       The production shots.

Sam West and After the Dance.   An immersion day for the cast.

'150 Not Out'   The opening of the exhibition created by Carrie Starren.

Dr Nicholas Courtney.   A Hurlingham Author's Talk promoted by the Silver Screen.

Misty Morning sunlight.   Captured on the cellphone camera.

After the Dance.  Another rehearsal. 03.02.19

January Frost   With the cellphone. The best camera in the world is the one you have with you!

Wine Tasting.   The approval of the special Hurlingham 1869 wine.

Under Milk Wood.   A staged reading in the Drawing Room.

After the Dance.  The first readthrough for the cast.

From 2018

Carol Dinner.   Another old favourite as Christmas starts for the grown ups.

Family Carols.   A new slant on an old favourite.

Anniversary Book Launch.   The four who created the book are interviewed by Julian Sturdy-Morton.

Ski Sunday.   A first for Hurlingham - organised by Amin Momen.

Oh What a Lovely War.   The production.

Oh What a Lovely War.   Preparing for the final dress rehearsal.

Remembrance Sunday.   We remember our dead on this special 100th Anniversary.

Bonfire Night.  Certainly the best ever.

Oh What a Lovely War.   The rehearsals. One week on. Sunday 28.10.18.

Oh What a Lovely War.   The rehearsals get under way. Sunday 21.10.18.

A Hard Proposal. A staged reading of a comedy written by Club member Tony Smart.

Van Gogh.   Art Dinner and Lecture by Lucrezia Walker.

Freshers' Fair.   A chance to find out about what else might while away the time.

Hurlingham Anniversary Wine.   The first picking of our grapes followed by the first stages of pressing.

The Casablanca Evening.  Organised by Henry Finlay and the Hurlingham Players.

The Dog Show.   A good bit of Hurlingham family fun.

Four garden shots late Aug.   Taken with the Viltrox EF-M2 converter and a Sigma wide zoom - now f1.2 !!

Family Picnic.   A glorious warm evening - the best in years.

Cricket Day.        From the ground.      From the Drone.

Hurlingham Sunday.   The re-invention of the pre-Wimbledon Garden Party.

World Cup Football.    Thursday evening in the dip.

NEW. Drone shots early morning during Tennis Week.

Seniors Tennis.   Friday.    Thursday.   Wednesday.   Tuesday.  Welcome Cocktails.

Bowls with the Hurlingham Players.   More from the drone the same evening.

Croquet in the Evening.   Some shots from the drone on the 14th June.

Fete Champetre Evening.          Close ups of the paraded cars.   Drone shots of the parade and the picnics.

Fete Champetre Afternoon .     The judges eye view.                  Drone shots during the judging.

Simply Sinatra.  The Hurlingham Players pay tribute to the Chairman of the Board.

Bowls and Pimm's on the Green.   Some brilliant new talent.

Judy Murray.  Meets Hurlingham's tennis players and talks about her book "Knowing the Score".

Angus Fanshawe, Photographer.    Test shots for the Anniversary Book at sunset.

Virginia McKenna.   Talks about Carve Her Name with Pride - and films and life.

Maurice Glover's Softies.   Seen from the drone on Saturday May 5.

May Bank Holiday Number One.    Let's hope the next one is just as hot!

Puddle Tennis.  Excuse the pun as April goes out with a splash.

Toddlers' Playground (Grand) Opening.   Wet rather than Grand -  but at least Mikey and the lovely Amber turned up to undo the tape.

Services Dinner.  Judging by the laughter a good night is in store.

The Padel Ducks.  With their mascot the ladies prepare for their first foreign competition!

Padel Tennis.   Pat Cash makes up a foursome.

An Evening with Rudyard Kipling.   An entertainment organised by Peter Benson.

Music in the Conservatory.    The Hurlingham Players gather for an informal evening of music.

Patrick Wright.   Baron Wright author of Behind Diplomatic Lines.

Stepping Out Saturday Final Curtain.    And Sandy is called up on stage.

Stepping Out. The production stills.    Act One.    Act Two.

Art Exhibition Opening.   A try out in a different venue.

Stepping Out.  A look behind the scenes.

Edward Sturton.   Auntie’s War, the BBC during WW2

Stepping Out.  On the stage for a full rehearsal.

Snow.   It seemed to go on for ages but was never thick enough for a Christmas Card shot.

The Book Festival.   For everyone who likes reading - and writing.

The Tea Dance.   Strictly inspired to dance the foxtrot, the tango and the jive.

Art Group Reception.   The Club artists meet the 2018 tutors.

Stepping Out.   The cast get together for their first read through.

From 2017

Carol Dinner.   Standing on tables was impossible - but chairs were fair game.

Family Carols.    Lots of great singing and the visit from Santa and his Helpers.

The Art Group.     Under the guidance of Lucinda Stephens.   The final session of 2017.

Clemency Burton-Hill.  Daughter of Gillian and author of "Year of Wonder". A SS afternoon talk.

Artemis Cooper.  A Silver Screen lunchtime talk on Elizabeth Jane Howard, titled a Dangerous Innocence.

My Fair Lady.  Behind the scenes in Production Week.    Life backstage.    The backstage Studio,

My Fair Lady. At last the show.       Part One.       Part Two.       The Ball.      Saturday Curtain Call.

My Fair Lady.   The technical rehearsal.

An Evening of Magic.   Including Jamie Raven and Oliver Tabor.

David Tatham OBE.  Looking back on his life with Trademarks.

Bonfire Night.   Most of our shots were from the roof for the Anniversary Book. But here are a few you don't need to wait for.

The Lord Patten of Barnes. A Sort of Memoir.

The Bollywood Ball.   Dancing, food and some fantastic costumes.

Indian Street Food.  A plethora of flavours.

Indian Textiles.   A talk given by Sarah Mahaffy.

My Fair Lady.   Act One run through on the stage.

The British as art collectors.   A talk by Charles Sebag-Montefiore.

Entertainment in the Palm Court.   The Players salute Colin Leslie and the music he loved.

Colefax and Fowler.      Janie Money on the "Country House Style".

The Gloriana.  Rowing power supplied courtesy of The Hurlingham Club. New images from Claire's husband Matthew.

Hurlingham Heptathlon.   Loads of fun and hopefully the start of an annual event.

The Swimming Gala.   Panoramic shots of the scene.

My Fair Lady. The first read through.   Meet the cast as they begin rehearsals.

Padel Tennis.   My first look at this fascinating game. We will be back.

Family Picnic.   Some new entertainers and some old favourites.

Hurlingham Sunday.   The garden party in a new guise.

Seniors Tennis.  Tuesday cocktail welcome.   Wednesday.  Thursday.   Friday.   Rooftop view.

Chairman's Croquet.   Lots of new talent on the lawns.

Fete Champetre.   The judging of the cars.    Some general shots and the Parade.

Hazel Soan.  Outdoor painting day.

Da Colombina. The four evenings.     Wednesday.    Thursday.     Friday.     Saturday.

The colours of April.   Catching the glorious spring blossom before it gets blown away.

Da Columbina - First Rehearsal.    The team get together for the first time.

Julia Cassels.    A course on Pen and Wash.

Hugo Vickers.  Malice in Wonderland. A talk on the Life and Work of Cecil Beaton.

Services Dinner.      I say it each year. It looks a great laugh for everyone.

Cherry Orchard Saturday.   The cast say Thank You to the director.

Cherry Orchard backstage.   A look behind the scenes.

Alan Flitcroft.   Author of 'A Scrapbook for Summer'.

The Cherry Orchard.  The production stills.

Art Exhibition Opening.  Maybe the start of the 2017 social season?

The Cherry Orchard workshop. An intensive day rehearsal for the cast.

From 2016

Christmas Decorations.  A walk around enjoying the sparkle and glitter.

Carol Candlelight Dinner.  Best ever choir supported by the massed voices of Hurlingham Members.

Family Carol Concert.  Loads of elves and a visit from a man in red.

The Christmas Tea Dance.  Valeria Sheveleva and her ballroom dance enthusiasts.

James Hanratty.  A Silver Screen Hurlingham Authors presentation.

This might be the last Silver Screen event to be organised by Maria and Julian. I will miss taking photographs for them and I know the Silver Screeners will miss their kindness and attention to detail. It has brought a new lease of life to many Hurlingham Members and they will be a hard (but not impossible with enough energy and imagination) act to follow. They have helped fill a gap in many peoples's lives. If they are not to continue I hope their successors will show the same understanding of what they were actually doing.

Snow White. The Saturday Curtain Call.

Snow White after the matinee.

Snow White backstage studio

Snow White. A Panto for Grown Ups.    Act One.   Act Two.

Snow White Tech.    The start of the technical rehearsal.

Kit and McConnel.    A Silver Screen Dinner and entertainment.

Bonfire Night.  Lots of new ideas and the best fireworks ever.

Quentin Letts. "Tells it as it is" at a Silver Screen lunchtime lecture.

Snow White rehearsing.   Cast, crew and supporters on Saturday 29th October.

Alex de Grassi.   Dinner and a solo guitar concert.

Sandy Nairne.  Art Theft and the Case of the stolen Turners.

Snow White. Set Painting.   Some of the crew with assistance from the Art Group.

"O Jesus Make it Stop"   Story of the Battle of the Somme - devised and written by Martin Bishop and Vanessa Davis.

The Crown Jeweller.  A Silver Screen Champagne tea with David Thomas MVO.

Art Launch Party.   A get together with some of the next year's tutors.

Richard Darbourne.   One of London's leading theatre producers at a Hurlingham Players evening.

The Panto Workshop.   The Snow White team spend the day with Richard Pocock.

Painting Outdoors.   Two groups of artists take advantage of the Indian Summer.

Fresher's Fair.    A chance to explore all the other things you can do at your Club.

Swimming Gala.    A glorious morning for some serious challenges.

The Dog Show.   All shapes and sizes - and just as much fun as two years ago.

Snow White.   The first read through of the script.

Tennis Group 1 Finals.   The on court action.   The groups and the supporters.

The Prince Edward visit.   The Duke of Wessex, Patron of the London Gardens Society, takes a walk and receives a present.

Young Hurlingham Camp Out.    The brave campers try their tents for size.

The Hawk at Hurlingham.  The antidote to the pesky pigeons.

The Family Picnic.    Lots of happy faces and some scrummy picnics.

Hurlingham Sunday.  Hoops, fencing, music and the rest.

The Tennis Seniors Week. Tuesday Draw Cocktails.   Tuesday and Wednesday round the courts.   Thursday and Friday.

The Thunderstorm of the 16th of June.  With burning tree and flooded lawns.

Best in Show replica.  A half size version of the trophy sculpted by Paul Eaton.

Concours d'Elegance at the Fete Champetre.   The judging of the cars.    The Grand Parade.  

Koutoubia mosque embroidery stool.  Created by Chantal Berge-Patel.

Sir Peter Ricketts.  A talk on A European Perspective of Britain.

Queen's Birthday Party.  Fun, games and lashings of jelly.

Unveiling the plaque to celebrate the Queen's Birthday.   Some youngsters pull the cord.

Introducing the new House Champagne.   Charles Heidsieck NV in the hands of some of the Polo Bar team.

Gilbert and Sullivan.  A Drawing Room entertainment organised by Hana Tiller.

The Services Dinner.   Including a special presentation to Fred Marsh by the Field Marshal.

Early Birds go outdoors.  The opening of the Outdoor Pool with the usual fun ceremony.

Racquet Centre Opening.   With Tim Henman OBE.

Janet Weight-Reed.   A colourful painting course.

Elfie Fallowfield.  The Dancing Debutant gives a Silver Screen afternoon talk.

My Boy Jack.  The Saturday Curtain Call and the after show party.

Clare Clark.   Club Member and historical author talks about the craft of writing.

John Julius Norwich.   A Silver Screen lunch and talk.

The Art Exhibition welcomes the Chelsea Pensioners.   An annual visit and lots of colour.

My Boy Jack.  The production shots.

My Boy Jack and David Haig.   The cast and crew take tea with the author.

The Art Exhibition Opening Evening.  With a brief talk by Nicholas Usherwood.

The Silver Birch.   Donated and planted by the Silver Screeners.

The Flamenco Evening.   Introduced by Pablo Ettinger.

The Fall of the Romanovs.   A Silver Screen talk by John Penycate.

Mixed Media.   The art course conducted by Ann Bubis.

Mr Jim Hawkins.  An evening with the Head Master of Harrow School.

My Boy Jack.  The first full run-through rehearsal.

January Sunrise.  A treat for us Early Bird swimmers.

The Wysteria Walk.   On a bright January morning.

Bridge Swiss Teams Event.  The first and including Anthony Walker with the Pam Walker Cup.

Mike Dudgeon.  A Silver Screen book talk on Tony Dudgeon and Hidden Victory.

From 2015

Carol Dinner.   And this gets a bit of a new look - and an MC.

Family Carols.  A new look for an old favourite.

Music from The Musicals.   A Silver Screen entertainment.

Autumn colours.   Actually the fourth day of Winter. 04.02.15.

John Bercow.   An evening with The Speaker.

Our Town.   The Saturday night party for cast and crew.

Our Town.    Scenes from backstage during the week.

Our Town.  The wedding and the curtain call. Photographed on Saturday.

Remembrance Day.   Eleven o'clock at The Hurlingham Club.

Our Town.   The full production.

Bonfire Night.   A new look for an annual favourite.

Late October and Early November.  A few views with the Samsung S4 phone.

September with the cellphone.   A few views with the Samsung S4 phone.

Animal Encounters.   Young Hurlingham gets to touch some fascinating creatures.

Andrew Lownie.   A Silver Screen lunchtime talk on Stalin's Englishman.

Anatomical Drawing.  A course taught by Joanna Rojkowska.

The Messiah Rehearsal.     The Hurlingham Choir prepares for the performance.

Our Town. Mine rehearsal.    The cast gets to grips with the art of mime.

Vintage with William Banks-Blaney.  A Silver Screen talk and champagne afternoon tea.

Art Group start of Winter Party.   Including demonstrations by several of the tutors.

From The Palm Court with Love.   A Bond evening organised by the Hurlingham Players.

Hannah Rothschild.  Inspired by Art. A Silver Screen lunchtime lecture.

Bowls Afternoon.  The Crossley Charity Cup.

Polo Bar.   A bit of lighthearted banter from four of the team.

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.   Hana Tiller introduces the group.

Niall Kilgour's Leaving party.   Folder One.    Folder Two.    Folder Three.    I will leave you to follow the logic of the folders.

Our Town. The first read-through.   Cast and crew meet to go through the play for the first time.

Terrace Room Drinks and BBQ.   Our Banqueting Department gives a spectacular Thank You to the Club's most important outside clients.

Four of the tennis finals.    Saturday.   Sunday.   Starring Abbott, the brothers Bray, Esser, Loundon, Andrews, Manchanda and Welby.

A mid August walk around.  Including some amusing shots of our Head of Security meeting some strange bushes.

Family Croquet.    Talent of all ages.

Table Tennis.   Some great shots of great shots!

Young Camp Out.   Erecting tents never seems to get easier.

Family Picnic.  A glorious warm evening.

Ballet.  Sorry mums. Susan Handy barred my photography as she has a photographer of her own.

Hurlingham Sunday.   Hoops, music, name it.

Seniors Tennis Friday.    And including the end of week presentations

Seniors Tennis Thursday.   Including the comedy doubles.

Seniors Tennis Wednesday.  A great afternoon's tennis and people watching.

Seniors' Cocktail Party.   Introducing this year's players.

The Heron and the Diving Lady.   'The best camera in the world is the one you have with you'

Bowls. The Locals versus The Players.   An annual evening of mayhem.

Fete Champetre and Concours d'Elegance.   The judging and the parade.

An Evening with Blowers.   Henry Blofeld and the Humour behind Test Match Special.

Hazel Soan.   A glorious day to learn some more about Outdoor Painting.

Stop this Tomfooling.   Martin Bishop and friends perform some of the humour of WW1.

Pimm's on the Green.  The bowlers welcome all comers for a trial on Lawn Two.

The Radio Play.   The cast say thank you to Tony de Lacey. Author, Director and Front of House Manager!

The Radio Play.   The cast finally record the production on stage.

The Seventh Veil.  Silver Screen classic movie with guest introduction from Ann Todd's son David Malcolm.

Arabella Dorman.     A Silver Screen book talk from a war artist.

Kate Adie.    Lecture and Dinner,

Tango Dinner.  Some dance lessons and a display from the experts.

Services Dinner.   The usual pre-dinner mickey taking and rows of medals.

Early Bird Swimming.   The first morning and some steamy early mornings the following week.

The Radio Play. A rehearsal.    Sunday evening the cast get to grips with the 'plot'.

Hidden Hurlingham.   A tour behind the scenes of the Club.

Prue Leith. My Life on a Plate.   A Silver Screen lunchtime lecture.

The Gardens in April.   Updated 22.04.15

The Gardens in March.   Updated 22.04.15

The Art Exhibition Opening Evening.     The guests and the prizegiving by The President.

An Ideal Husband. The cast and the costumes.   Some shots in a (mini) studio in the Green Room. 

Cleonice Capece. Fashion by Chance.   A Silver Screen book interview.

Spring in the Gardens.   A walk around in late March.

An Ideal Husband.   The production stills.

Oil Painting Class.    Conducted by Lucinda Stephens.

Spring Morning.   A walk around the Club. Saturday 7th March.

Golf.    The final weekend before the course closes for the summer.

The New Extension.   Opened by The President.

The Gym extension.   A first look at the space and some of its users

Dickie Arbiter. A Silver Screen lunch and talk.

An Ideal Husband. Rehearsing Sunday 25th of January

From 2014                  

Dinner and Carols.    A lovely dinner and some hearty singing.

Family Carol Concert   A slightly different format this year and just as much fun.

Clare Balding. A fascinating and amusing talk.

Life Drawing.  Evening classes tutored by Kathy Barker the portrait artist.

Fall In. The Studio sequence.     We set up a small studio behind the scenes for some fun portraits.

Fall In. The Saturday evening.  Cast and audience.

Fall In. The Friday evening.  Cast and audience.

Fall in and Follow Me The Music Hall.  The entertainment in the Music Hall itself.

Fall in and Follow Me The Street.   The street outside the Music Hall.  Volume Two of the Street.   

Bonfire Night.   Always fun and always a bit different.

Fall in and Follow Me.    The show progresses. Another rehearsal of some of the songs.

Baroness Trumpington.    Talking to Deborah Crewe at a Silver Screen lunch.

The Comedy Store.    Photographed in black and white as the room was quite dark!!

National Velvet.     A Silver Screen matinee and tea for the grandchildren and grandparents.

Fall in and Follow Me.    An early rehearsal of the street scenes.

Behind the scenes at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition.   A talk by Charles Saumarez Smith CBE.

Broadway to the West End.    Adam Lenson talks to the Hurlingham Players and their friends.

Sculpture Evening.   Gilbert Wyman starts the autumn season for the Art Section.

Pop-Up Opera.    Performing Cosi Fan Tutte and introduced by Angela Mortimer.

The Dog Show.   The first of what many hope will become an annual event.

Gardens late August.   The Sigma Merrill camera briefly in action.

Young Croquet.   A couple of youngsters show their skill.

Cricket.  A few shots over the summer.

Croquet   A few shots over the summer.

Salute to Style    A new event in the calendar including The Bastille Ball.

Camp Out.   The grown ups making sure the tents will stand the evening breezes.

The Family Picnic. The usual mix of scary rides and family fun.

Seniors' Tennis.   Cocktail Party.      Wednesday.        Thursday.        Friday. 

Fête Champetre.   A general look around.   The Judging of the Cars.    The Parade and Awards.

Outdoor Painting Day.  Shaun Carey teaches ink and wash in the grounds.

Circus Skills.   Experimenting with spinning plates, ribbons and diablos.

The Fingask Follies.     Introduced to Hurlingham by Martin Bishop.

A pastel class.   One of a series given by Shaun Carey.

A Walk around the Gardens.   One hundred percent the work of another photographer this time.

Pimms on the Green.     And some new bowling talent emerges.

The evening of Mystery and Intrigue.  Anyone in the cast could have done it!      A rehearsal.      
The Thursday Show.    And Saturday.

Outdoor Pool is Open for Business.     The Early Birds drink a toast to the 2014 opening of the Outdoor Pool.

April colours 2.    Yet a few more shots of the spring colours.

Services Dinner.    Always a lot of laugher and banter.

April colours.      Yet another stroll around early in the morning.

Young Scientists.    A lot of smoke and grins.

Croquet Gymkhana.    The highs and the lows!

Blossom, tulips and signs of spring.   Another wander round looking at the spring blooms.

Charles Moore.   Silver Screen lunch with Lady Thatcher's biographer.

Jazz on Mothers' Day.    Not only for the Mums.

Chelsea Pensioners visit the Art Exhibition.   A splash of scarlet amongst the paintings.

Planting the Willow tree.     The new Willow, donated by Lady Miskin, is planted.

Out of Order - the show.    Act One.     Act Two.   Saturday Curtain Call.

A glorious March Sunday the 16th.    Daffs, hyacinths, ice cream and sunshine.

Art Exhibition Opening.    Always a great party.

Spring scenes early March.    Always something fresh to photograph.

Lucy Huntington and Mike Batie.   Two of the team who keep the gardens so lovely.

Art Exhibition Hanging.   A few willing souls hang the masterpieces.

Genia.     Dinner and Concert with a Russian Theme.

The Mysteries of Ancient Egypt.      A talk by Dr Chris Naunton.

The Image of Christ in Modern Art.    A Silver Screen lunchtime talk by Lord Harries of Pentregarth.

Out of Order.     An early rehearsal - (Jan 26th)   Set Painting (16th Feb)       NEW  Matilda's Makeup Session.  NEW

From 2013                  

Carol Candlelight Dinner.    The perfect way to start the Festive Season.

Family Carol Concert.   A lovely mix of stories, carols and a visit from Santa.

Gilbert and Sullivan Evening    A Silver Screen concert and buffet.

Burlesque Evening.  Dinner and entertainment from La Belle Epoque. 

Oklahoma   Act One     Act Two.  The Backstage Studio.   The Saturday Curtain Call.   
Hot dogs before and cool drinks afterwards.

Bonfire Night.    The audience.    The Display.

The Red Shoes.      Introduced by Peter Evans and including a glimpse of a pair of the original red shoes used in the film.

Oklahoma Rehearsal     Another rehearsal and the show comes together.

Verdi and Friends.   A taste of Opera performed by Opera A La Carte

Vintage Cowboy Boot Bus.    The cowboys and their friends kit themselves up for the show.

Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life.    A lecture by Helen Little

Comedy Store.    Don Ward brings three of his top comedians to Hurlingham.

Art Start of Season Reception.    Including a demonstration by Shaun Carey.

Chef goes to Market.    Hurlingham's Executive Head Chef in the Fruit and Vegetable market - at 5.30 am!

Sir Eldryd Parry.   International Aid?   Why bother?    A Silver Screen lunchtime lecture.

Oklahoma.     The first get together of the team.

Dining outside the Harness Room.   Early September. Maybe the last chance in 2013.

Duckings.  Don't count. Just enjoy.

The Willow beside the lake.  A final look before it goes.

Houghton Revisited.   Creating an Exhibition. A talk by Dr Thierry Morel.

The River Cruise.    A glorious summer evening to see London in all its glory.

Swimming Gala.    A lovely sunny morning for the contest.

Poppies Bees, Moorhens and the Dying Willow.     A walk early morning in July. 

Family Picnic.     The warmest picnic evening for years.

Chairmans Bowls Evening.    Plenty of laughs on the bowls green.

The Hurlingham Seniors. Sponsored by BNP Paribas.   Cocktail Party.    General scenes Tuesday to Thursday.

General Scenes Friday.     The Murray Match.      The Nadal Match.     Wednesday matches.

Annual Locals and Players BBQ and Bowls.     An evening of sporting mahem.

Richard Price. Artist in Residence.    An exhibition of his work over the past year.

The Fete Champetre.        The General Pictures.   The Judging.   The Parade.

Junior Croquet.  Some younger members try mastering the mallets - and then watch a special match.

The Emergence of the Man Booker Prize.      With Ion Trewin, literary director.

Pimms on the Green.      The warm afternoon produces the shoots of new talent.

Wind in the Willows.      The performance in the gardens. 

Diamonds are Forever.     With James Amos, Director of Boodles.

Wind in the Willows.     Make up and costume rehearsal.

A May morning walkaround.   What the early birds spot.

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.    A presentation by the CEO, Claire Hornton MBA

Croquet.    A sunny April Wednesday.

Services Dinner.   In the company of Rear Admiral Parry CBE. 

Twenty Five Years of Embroidery.    Ian King takes a look at this splendid exhibition.

Calendar Girls - the performance.          Act One.      Act Two.      NEW.   The Saturday Curtain call.

Art Exhibition Opening and Party.   Opened by Thomas Plunkett, President of the Royal Watercolour Society.

Calendar Girls. Some rehearsal shots from Act Two.

Swimming Competition.     The teams representing The RAC and the Hurlingham Club - and two Redpath timekeepers.

Calendar Girls. Some early rehearsal photos.

Sir Mervyn King GBE FBA    Off-the-record thoughts from the Governor of the Bank of England.

Fast and Furious.      Thirty minutes of intensity in the Gym.

That Hamilton Woman.      A Silver Screen matinee introduced by Peter Evans.

Drawing and Sketching.     Under the tuition of Lucinda Stephens

Hurlingham Bites.    The Show.      The Party afterwards.

Embroidery revisited.    Some examples of the handywork and its creators.

Snow in January.       It snowed on the 18th and lingered awhile.      And from the cellphone.

From 2012                  

Christmas Decorations.    Festive spirit around the Club.

Autumn Leaves and Berries.     Some pretty images with a manual focus £15 lens.

Winter Wonderland.   Santa comes to another party.

December through the cellphone.   Some frost and wintery sun.

Ballroom Dancing.  The dance classes combine for a Black Tie celebration.

Carols by Candlelight.    A much enjoyed evening with a traditional ending.

Family Carol Concert.      A new approach to an old favourite.

Chopin in Majorca.    An evening of words and music by Humphrey Burton and Omri Epstein.

A walk around the (November) gardens.     All from the Samsung S2 cellphone.

Embroidery.    The Tuesday get together with Roz Norton.

Remembrance Sunday.   The annual eleven o'clock gathering.

Firework Night.     Each year something a bit different to raise the spirits.

The Sound of Music.           Rehearsal 30th Sept.     Rehearsal 21st October.    Set Painting.

                                           Performance Act One.   Performance Act Two.   The Sunday curtain call with every von Trapp!

                                           Backstage in Production Week.       The backstage Studio.     And finally, a party!  

Concert Imaginaire.   A concert with an ensemble that included Davina Clarke, Member of the Hurlingham Club.  

The Comedy Store.   Another evening of laughter.

Major General Julian Thompson   Reflections on the Falklands War, 30 years on. A Silver Screen lunch.

Philip Mould.      A talk on the Art of Discovery.

The Creche Ten Year Birthday Party.      Having a wonderful time - note the diminishing level of enthusiasm to be photographed!

Some Summer pictures.       Enjoy it whilst it lasts -     (updated 21.08.12)

Spanish Tennis Team.     The Olympic team practice for The Games.

Polo Bar Terrace.      A portfolio of sundowner shots.  (updated 26.07.12)

Olympic Sports Afternoon.        The general shots.   The prize winners.

Swimming Gala.      The general shots.   The prize winners.

Chairman's Bowls Evening.     The rain held off for the talent to be exposed.

Bowls BBQ.      This year the Players rejoin the Locals for an evening of relaxed bowls.

The BNP Tennis Classic  Another year of sunshine, showers and classic tennis.

The Fete Champetre   The General shots.  The Judging.   The Parade.

The Jubilee Oak.     Our President plants an Oak Tree to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee.

200 Years of Charles Dickens.     A talk by Lucinda Hawksley Dickens.

Behind the Seeds of The Chelsea Flower Show.      Andy McIndow, of Hillier Nursies, talks at the Ladies Champagne Tea.

Musical Mayhem.

                The First Half.      Another evening another show.

                The Second Half.    And the audience clamour for more........

                The Saturday shots.    A couple of hundred shots, some used above, but mainly for the amusement of the cast.       

                Musical Mayhem rehearsal 22.04.12    The cast get together to learn some routines.   

Some views of Spring.     A compilation of shots from the Samsung S2 cellphone.

Outdoor Pool Opening.    A sunny morning as the Early Birds start the summer.

Forties Evening.    See how easily the Members do nostalgia - with style!

Arab Spring Lunch.   Sir Terence Clark, former Ambassador to Iraq and Oman, plus 5 more former Ambassadors. A Silver Screen event.

Magic of Three.   An hour of mystery and humour for all ages.

Brazilian Evening.    The Harness Room flies to Rio. 

Golf in the sunshine.   What a glorious day for some golf.

March Mornings.     A walk in the early morning. Including some cellphone shots.

The Last of Mrs Cheyney.

                Saturday curtain call and party.  The stage cigarette.  Sara as Mrs Cheyney.

                The Last of Mrs Cheyney.   The dress rehearsal of the show.

                Mrs Cheyney set painting.    Cast and helpers prepare the set.

                The Last of Mrs Cheyney.   Rehearsal for the next Players production.

Bridge Dinner.   Prize giving followed by some relaxing cards.

Art Exhibition Opening.   Always a great party.

The Thai Dinner.   A fun evening in the Harness Room

Lord Sebastian Coe KBE    Lecture and Dinner.                                     

Frosty Morning.     An early morning walk before the snow fell from the trees.

Wallis Simpson Lecture. A fascinating talk by Anne Sebba, author of "That Woman".


From 2011                                                          

Carols by Candlelight.    The annual mix of lovely carols and the mayhem of Twelve Days of Christmas.

Family Carol Concert.   Carols, assorted instruments and Santa Claus.

The Tailor Maids.    Terry Cryer and Jackie Hockridge entertain a Silver Screen audience.

Christmas Come Dance with Me.     Starting the festivities with a spring and a step.

Cinderella. The Hurlingham pantomime.    Act One      Act Two    Behind the scenes      Studio sequence   Meeting the fans!

                The Players entertain pensioners at Chelsea Town Hall.

                Cinderella Rehearsal.   More hard work rehearsing as the show comes together.

                Cinderella Painting Saturday.     The cast get together to help with sets and props.

                Cinderella.    The Team of Players meet for the first rehearsal.

The Chelsea Pensioners.   An insight into life at the Royal Hospital by Michael Allen.

Bonfire night crowds.      Lots of happy faces and some new innovations.

Bonfire Night fireworks.     Another stunning display.

Late October morning.       A walk around the grounds as the autumn colours emerge.

Young Hurlingham Halloween.     The youngsters make and display their Halloween Masks.

Young Hurlingham Pyjama Party.    A mad morning in an array of stunning jim jams!

Young Hurlingham Croquet.     New talent on the croquet lawn.

Young Hurlingham Painting.   The youngsters show their artistic talent.

London Sinfonietta.     A concert in the Dining Room.

The Caravaggio Lecture.      Given by Andrew Graham-Dixon

Hurlingham Bites.     The players display an assortment of talents.

Our unexpected Indian Summer.   An early morning walk as the heat haze lifts.

Art Pre-Season Cocktail Party.   Including a portrait painting demonstration by Janet Weight Reed.

Bowls. Crossley Charity Cup.     The bowlers take to the lawn for a good cause.

The New Pool.    A collection of views on a bright sunny morning.

Opening our New Pool.     The Early Birds christen the new Outdoor Pool.

The Helicopter Flight.      The file of corrected shots - but subject to further changes.

Helicopter over the Club. A file of uncorrected shots. Better versions of the best images will be posted shortly.

London Concours d'Elegance.   Cars, boats, aviation, luxury brands and pretty ladies.

World Golf Croquet Championship.    A bit of colour on the front lawn for a world event.

Darran the new Dining Room Chef.   Not a slate plate in sight as lamb shank and faggots replace the nouveau cuisine.

Young Hurlingham Camp Out.     Tent pegs to the ready and ending with a great looking Full English.

Young Hurlingham Cricket.     Our up and coming youngsters meet some Pros.

Locals Bowls Evening.    The most casual bowls event in the calendar.

Outdoor Painting.   Our artists brave the elements - but not too far from the bar.

The Family Picnic.     Picnic Time.      The Rides.

Sundowner Time.    Perfect light for photographs.

Music on a summer evening.     A stroll round the corner unearths some light military music.

Golf Croquet.     Thursday it's mufti night on the front lawn.

The Garden Party.     Wizards, owls, music and some hats.

Seniors Tennis.      Prize Draw Cocktail Party.    A week of sunshine and showers. Some Wednesday tennis.  Some Thursday tennis.

The July Concours d'Elegance.     Another promotional evening and some splendid Alfa Romeos.

Fete Champetre.    General Scenes.     Car Judging.     The Parade and Prize Winners.

Polo in the Park.   It's party time at the polo ground!

Submariner Talk. Sir Tim McClement talks on life in submarines.

Emma Bridgewater. Reviving Great Britain as a manufacturing nation.

La Petite Colombe.           Thursday's cabaret.   Friday's cabaret.

                                         Thursday customers.  Friday customers.    Saturday customers. 

Painting Outdoors.     Our artists gather in the sunken garden in a creative mood.

Polo in the Park Press Launch.      A slightly different look with an 1880 horse drawn carriage.

Paul Wheeler.     For those of you yet to meet him - our editor of the new Hurlingham Magazine.

South African Evening.   Another fun Harness Room evening.

The Royal Wedding.   The Club celebrates the wedding of the year.

Services Dinner.     As always, lots of laughs to start the evening.

Westminster Abbey.    At Least Four Funerals and a Wedding. An illustrated talk by Dr Sally Dormer.

Spring emerges.   A few shots of the spring flowers and blossom. Plus three shots manipulated as a bit of fun.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes.    The Living Dangerously lecture.

London Concours Launch.      The launch evening for the July Concours.

Ten Times Table.

                Ten Times Table. Saturday.   The Curtain call and the last night party. 

                Ten Times Table. The production.    One of the funniest plays to hit the Mulgrave stage.  

                Ten Times Table. A rehearsal and some painting. 

Art Exhibition and Chelsea Pensioners.    Some artists from the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, visit our exhibition.

Opening the Art Exhibition.    As always, a jolly good party. The Exhibition opened by Roger Dellar.

The London Welsh Mail Voice Choir.   A St David's Day celebration.

Hanging the Art Exhibition.     The Hanging Commitee hard at work.     

Watercolour course.  Expert tuition on hand for the Club's artists.

Russian Evening.   Another Harness Room themed dinner.

Mrs Miniver. The first Silver Screen movie. Plus Ysenda Maxtone Graham.

Olly Hicks. One man and his boat.

From 2010                   

Carols by Candlelight.   As always, a lovely way to start the Christmas celebrations with friends.

Family Carols.    A little different this year with a Christmas story.

A snowy morning.   Winter comes to Hurlingham.

Diaghilev Evening.   The lecture by Jane Pritchard. The performance and then dinner.

Annie.      The Final show.   The studio selection.   Act One   Act Two.

                Tech rehearsal.       Rehearsal 30th Oct   Rehearsal 23rd Oct

                Rehearsal 16th Oct    An audition.                 

Bonfire night.     The general scenes.

Bonfire night spectators.   Lots of oohs and ahhs. Are you caught on camera?

The Jamaican Evening   Some good laughs here!

The Comedy Store.   Another evening of humour by courtesy of Don Ward.

The Van Gogh Lecture and Dinner.   Professor Anthony Slinn entertains and informs.

Ballroom Dance class.   Putting the finishing touches to the waltz.

Wine Walkabout.     Something for most tastes and pockets.

Bowls Crossley Charity match.  A good turnout of bowlers for a good cause.

Croquet.    A few shots from the start of the competition week to get us going. Updated 13.08.10.

Chairman's Cricket   Some familiar faces in unfamiliar gear.

Salon Prive  Hats, cars and see if you spot Leslie Phillips!

Argentinian Evening.    Not photographed. The jury is still out on this event!

Swimming Gala.   What better way to say goodbye to the old pool in the sunshine.

The Locals' Bowls Evening.  Some locals bowl up for a fun evening.

Chairman's Invitation Bowls.    An evening of skill tempered with the usual (expected) confusion.

Sundowner Time  My favourite light for pictures.  Updated 12.07.10

Outdoor Pool.  A last look at an old friend before demolition.

Family Picnic   This must be one of the warmest for a long time.

Summer comes at last.    Updated 04.06.10

The Garden Party.     Not too many hats to picture, but a great afternoon for the youngsters.

The Seniors Tennis.    Opening Cocktail Party.    The General shots.       Autograph Collecting.           Murray Warming Up.

                                   Wednesday Matches.                            Thursday Matches.                                      Friday Matches.

Fete Champetre.        The General shots.     Judging the Cars.      The Parade.

Polo in the Park. Our Marquee.    All the action in Robert's marquee.

Polo in the Park.  Dining back at the Club.    And there was plenty going on back at home.

The Garden Walk   Or at least the start of it.

Ladies Spring Luncheon  The Ladies Who Lunch are joined by Lady Sylvia Jay.

Pimm's on the Green.   The Bowlers offer Pimm's and forty new recruits turn up to give it a try (bowls that is!)

Andrew Lloyd Webber the Dinner.    Guests attending the show on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Botticelli Evening.     Dinner and lecture

Outdoor Pool Opening.   The Early Birds celebrate the last opening morning of the original outdoor pool.

Spring Fever.   A series of looks at the way Spring transforms Hurlingham.

Brazilian Evening.    An evening of typical dishes and music.

The Services Dinner.    Tales of daring deeds - and clearly lots of laughs.

The Painting Day.    Glorious weather for the artists to capture Hurlingham at its best.

The redecorated Snooker Room.     The Chairman gets in some practice in the newly decorated room.

Playground at Dawn.  Some images as the sun rises over the new adventures.

Art Exhibition Opening    Opened by Sir Peter Hall and enjoyed by the artists and their friends.

Meze Evening    A fun evening of Mediterranean food and music.

The Bridge Dinner.    Prizes and some relaxed 'black tie' bridge.

Dredging the Lake.      Mud, mud, glorious mud!     

Polo Press Launch.        Polo comes to the Park for the second year.

Andrew Lloyd Webber The Show     The production shots.

Art Exhibition Hanging.  Getting ready for the best gallery show of the year!

An Evening with Cherie Blair.    At the podium and in conversation with friends new and old.

The Cavell String Quartet.   Club member, Davina Clarke, creates some Sunday entertainment with three friends.

A heron makes quick work of a tasty eel.    One of the side benefits of dredging the lake!

Coward Cast Portraits.    Colour studio shots of the cast.

The Players with Noel Coward.   The performance.

The Tapas Evening.  A Spanish evening in the Harness Room.

Mozart at Hurlingham.  A concert for charity organised by Jean Bird and Hana Tiller.

The Russian Evening.   The Dinner and Entertainment.   The Actor prepares.   Some Swan Song production shots. 

The Staff Awards for 2009  Departmental and Long Service Awards. Voted for by the staff themselves.

Snow. Early Morning. 13th January  A few shots before the gritters got going!

From 2009                    

New Year's Eve Dinner with Dancing.   The Quadrangle looking at its best to welcome in 2010.

Christmas Supper Dance.    A few shots before we dimmed the lights!

Wizard of Oz.

                Wizard on Tour.    The strolling Players visit Chelsea Town Hall.

                Wizard of Oz. The end of run 'thank you' time. Flowers, presents and a few tears!

                Wizard of Oz. The cast studio shots. Some fun pictures of a great team.

                Wizard of Oz.   Full production photographed over three sessions.

                Wizard of Oz.   A private peep behind the scenes at the technical rehearsal.

                Promoting the Wizard of Oz.     One of the Trees chats to all the Sunday diners.

                Rehearsing the Wizard of Oz.   And one of the cast has a birthday!

                Toto. Star dog for Oz.    We did some cast shots last week. Sneak preview of one of them!

Opening the re-equipped Playground.    TV celebrity, Dan Clarkson, in company with young and old.

Neil Carpenter with his Award Sash.    Our executive chef with a highly coveted sash and certificate.

Fireworks Night.   No shots of the fireworks, but lots of the crowds so you can spot your chums.

Lutyens horseshoe.     Viewed from above.

Oyster Time.    Try the new oysters in the Polo Bar.

Comedy Store.   Sorry, folks. No photography of the laughing crowds allowed!!

Our new Playground.   The very first group of youngsters give some of the new equipment a trial run.

Lutyens renovation.   As the work is completed a member of the family offers his congratulations.

A Diwali Celebration.  The return of Chutney Mary and an excuse for some stunning outfits.

Canaletto and his Rivals.   Nick Ross, expert on Italian art.

An October morning.    A walk to the Club as the sun comes up.

Hurlingham Players Reception.   The "thesps" entertain allcomers in a night club atmosphere.

Wine Walkabout.   A stroll around twelve new entrants to the Club's Wine List.

Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.   A chamber music concert of the highest standard. 

Bowls. August.  The bowlers take the green on a warm afternoon.

Croquet. August.  A few of the Hurlingham stars during the championship week.

Chairman's Cricket.  A wealth of hidden talent and some great strokes.

Salon Prive.  Three days of spectacle on the lawns of the Club.

Cricket. The 20-20 Triangular.    A great day on the pitch, and some pretty smart blazers as well.

The Family Picnic.   A lovely warm evening for rugs on the grass and all the fun of the fair.

The Garden Party.  Hats, stilts, painted faces and all the glamour.

The Seniors Tennis.       Thursday.         Friday.         Saturday.

Seniors Tennis Cocktail Party. The Celebs of the tennis world mix with the Celebs of the Club.

Fete Champetre and Concours d'Elegance.   Some lovely cars, some great dancing and all the Fun of the Fair.

Polo in the Park.     Not a lot of photos, but a taster of our hospitality area.

Coco Chanel. The ladies' lunch.   Elizabeth Walker and some of our own well dressed ladies.

Jacobean Entertainment. Mister Martin Bishop, and his strolling players, entertain in the Drawing Room.

Services Dinner. A lot of medals and apparently a lot of leg pulling. Plus a caption competition!

Daffodils and other signs of Spring.   A walk around the garden early on a March morning.

Feelgood.  The performance.

Feelgood. Two of the creative staff.

Art Exhibition Opening. Always a good party - and lots of talented artists young and old.

Chinese Dinner. Organised by The Good Earth restaurant and with some great entertainment.

Tom Avery. A fascinating lecture, followed by dinner, a q&a session and a book signing.

Salon Prive Launch Evening.  Some lovely cars in the drizzle and then the snow!

The Polo in the Park Press Launch.  Polo comes back to Hurlingham in style.

The February Snow. Some folders to celebrate the best snowfall in eighteen years.

Harness Room Re-launch dinner. Our first chance to enjoy the new decor and say thank you to our ID team.

Harness Room Design Team. The hardworking souls (or most of them) behind the new look. Well done folks!


New Year's Eve.   Dinner in the Dining Room - with music from the London Banqueting Ensemble in the Terrace Room.

Carols and Dinner.   Ending with Twelve Days and then a singsong round the piano.

Family Carol Concert  Lots of youngsters singing their hearts out.

Christmas Supper Dance. Just a few somewhat blurred images to prove we had the lights down low!

Fifty Years On.  The performance.

Fifty Years On.    Backstage Portraits.

Bonfire Night.   Probably the wettest for twenty years. But still lots of happy faces. Are you there?

Some more Autumn shots.     This time using the Ricoh GRD point and shoot.

An October Autumn morning.    As we enjoy our 'Indian Summer' the trees turn to gold.

The Curry Evening.    Organised by Chutney Mary.

The Wine WalkAbout.    A great way to try the Wine Working Group's new gems.

Norman Fowler.    Dinner, lecture and book signing.

Hurlingham Players and Heathcote evening.   Doing the Karaoke.

Promotion for next year's Concours.  We are inviting owners of vintage motor cycles.

That warm August evening.    A few pictures to prove we had at least one warm day!

Family Picnic.     All the fun of the fair - and lots of rugs and lovely grub.

Salon Prive. Friday.   Cars, hats and tons of glamour. And the final day.

Salon Prive. Thursday.   Cars, hats and tons of glamour. Volume 2.

Salon Prive. Wednesday.    Cars, hats and tons of glamour. Volume 1.

Black Swans produce chicks.   Challenging all the pessimists who said it would never happen!

The Sunday Garden Party.    Some lovely hats despite the wind.

The Seniors. Some of the Players.    A few of the stars.

The Seniors. Some of the Crowds.   Spot yourself or your friends.

Virginia Wade at the Hurlingham Seniors.  Meeting some of her fans after lunch.

The Draw and Cocktail Party of the Hurlingham Seniors.

Fete Champetre and Concours d'Elegance.    Cars from members and their friends - and the black tie picnic.

Cinnia Bermingham's Leaving Party.    Saying goodbye after twenty two years.

'SolaRola' Adventure 2008.  A group of solar powered electric buggies make a fundraising stop.

The Painting Day.  Tutored by Julianna Franchetti, with even one brave outdoor artist!

The Georgian Evening.  A step back in time for some Drawing Room entertainment.

One Act Plays. Spring 2008

Slim BarrettLadies Lunch speaker and talented jeweller.

The Services Dinner.   Medals and lots of laughter.

Young Hurlingham Musical March08.   Loads of talent and tunes.

The E.U. Debate.  Chaired by Sir Michael Burton and organised by Buster Mottram.

The Art Exhibition.   Opened this year by Julian Barrow.

An Evening with The Epstein Trio.  The talented trio return to entertain and amaze.

From 2007

A crisp December morning.  A walk around the grounds as the sun rises and starts to melt the frost.

Carols by Candlelight.  A candle lit dinner with carols from the Hurlingham Choir.

Family Carol Concert.  The youngsters join in. A Christmas story and a visit from Santa Claus.

Christmas Supper Dance.  Dining and dancing to hear yourself speak music.

Titanic. The Gala Evening.  A white tie dinner to celebrate the last night of the musical.

Titanic the Musical. The performance. Autumn 2007.

Titanic the Musical. Backstage portraits

Promoting Titanic the Musical.  Some of The Players go round the Club on Sunday lunchtime.

Bonfire Night.  The torchlight parade, the bonfire and the crowds.

Richard Beeston.  A member talks about being a "Foreign Correspondent looking for trouble".

Wine Tasting Walkabout. The title says it all. A great chance to try some new wines.

Hurlingham Players Reception.  Drinks before the annual Open Meeting.

The Boy Friend.   Young Hurlingham's summer workshop and production.

Salon Prive.    Those magnificent cars and glamorous people, by day and by night.

The Family Picnic.   After some of the worst rain and hail in history...the sun shone!

The Garden Party. Some lovely hats, but not a hint of sunshine.

The Seniors on Saturday. Plus some crowd shots so you can spot yourselves and your friends.

The Seniors on Friday. A welcome back to Nadal and the start of the rain...

The Seniors on Thursday.   At least the sun was still shining.

Fashion Show at the Seniors.  The glamour to add to the tennis.

Tennis Seniors Cocktail Party  Hurlingham welcomes the big names.

Vacani Dance Display.   A look behind the scenes as the youngsters get into their costumes.

Fete Champetre.  With the Concours d'Elegance of cars belonging to Members  and their Friends.

The Fantasticks.   Performed in May.

Speed Chess   As usual the youngsters gave the others a run for their money!

The Easter Bunny. A white bunny for 2007.

April Flowers. A stroll around the Club at Easter weekend.

Black Tie Bridge Evening.   The prize giving followed by some light hearted challenges.

Admirable Crichton. Spring 2007

Art Exhibition Opening.  In the presence of the sculptor David Wynne.

The Supper Dance.   Dancing to 'hear yourself speak' music.

The Epstein Trio.     Music in the Palm Court organised by Jean Bird.

The first signs of Spring.   A walk with a camera looking for those little signs.

The Players in their Quiz Night hats.   Dressing up to distract the opposition.

Snow in late January. Some early morning shots as it had gone by lunchtime!

From 2006

Dinner and Carols by Candlelight.  A magical evening.

Family Carol Concert. Sunday 10th December with a new format.

Peter Pan. The cast and crew meet the author of this musical version on the Saturday evening.

Peter Pan Act One      Peter Pan Act Two and some extras      2006 - uncorrected and here just as references!

Peter Pan the Musical. Backstage portraits.

Peter Pan the Musical. The technical run through, Sunday 12th November.

Peter and Wendy fly for the first time.  The cast and crew learn the (use of) the ropes.

Promoting Peter Pan. Sunday 5th November. Part of the cast goes walkabout in the Club.

Bonfire Night 2006. The crowds enjoying the fun.

Bonfire Night 2006. Some of the fantastic display.

Wine Tasting Evening.   A new way of promoting our wines.

Ken Howard. Chats to friends and admirers before dinner.

Hurlingham Players' Reception.  Nostalgia and curry for the luvvies young and old.

Young Hurlingham Musical. Preparing for the Show after two days of hard work.

Salon Prive. Friday. Including Ladies Day, the Finale Party and the Opera Divas.

Salon Prive. Thursday. With lots of young lads trying out the snazzy cars.

Salon Prive. Wednesday. Including the celebrity cricket match.

Opening of the Salon Prive. In the presence of HRH Prince Michael of Kent, GCVO

Family Picnic. A glorious sunny start to a great family evening.

Brazilian Gourmet Evening. One of the warmest evenings of the year for a taste of Brazil.

The Garden Party. Hats, face painting and fun on a glorious summer afternoon.

Rafael Nadal. On our own 'little Wimbledon'.

The Seniors' Fashion Show. Timberland strutting its style and looking glamorous.

The Seniors' Cocktail Party. A chance to say a few thank you's and have more than a few laughs.

The Garden Walk. Not many photos of flowers, but no shortage of laughter.

The Fete Champetre. Blessed by lovely weather we see the cars and the glamour.

Painting Day with Julianna Franchetti. Yes, it rained again, but nobody's spirits seemed drenched.

Salon Prive launch party. The special evening to launch Hurlingham's upcoming spectacular event.

Services Dinner. Organised by Colonel Giles Allan and now in its second year.

Fashion for tennis. Some lovely new clothes, modelled by some attractive people.

A Small Family Business. The Hurlingham Players spring success.

David Blaney. One of Hurlingham's great characters who retired in June 2006.

Unveiling the new East Wing Art. Our newly commissioned paintings see the first light.

The Art Exhibition Opening Evening. Terry Waite and all those talented exhibitors.

Robert Morgan leaving. 2006 (digital)

From 2005.

Greek Evening 2005
Seniors and Garden Party 2005.
Art Exhibition Opening. 2005.

The Twenties Evening. 2005.
Cactus Flower. 2005.
Now! That's what I call a Show. 2005.
The Summer Ball 2005. Members in their finery and the immaculate Marching Band.
The Family Picnic 2005. Another warm evening, blessed by a sunny start.
The Garden Party 2005. The first time this event was moved to a Saturday.
Fete Champetre 2005. The revival of this great event in association with the Bentley Drivers Club.

Paul's leaving Sept 05 (digital)

From 2004.

Millenium Capsule. 2004.
Gala Dinner 2004
Summer Ball 2004
Art Exhibition 2004
Rose Court Lifting 2004
Seniors and Garden Pty 2004

Les Liaisons Dangereuses. 2004.
Oliver. 2004.

Attard in Retirement. 2004.
The Family Picnic 2004. Rather a lot of brollies around!!
Patron's Visit 2004. To bless the new East Wing.

From 2003.

Wimbledon Sunday 2003
Victorian Dinner 2003
Topping Out. 2003.
Seniors 2003

Decade. 2003. The show.
Decade. Saturday Party.
Decade Backstage.
Filumena. 2003.
The Mummers. 2003.
The Family Picnic 2003. Sunshine again - and some clowning around.

From 2002. Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Fete Champetre 2002.
Seniors and Garden Party 2002.

Family Picnic 2002.
The Mary Quant lunch 2002
Present Laughter2002
Philip Zeigler 2002
Portacabin for Rose Court 2002
Hurlingham Players Doubles 2002

From 2001.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Seniors Tennis 2001.
Garden Party 2001.
Fete Champetre 2001.
Family Picnic 2001.
Cabaret 2001

Winslow Boy 2001
Cabaret backstage 2001
Matthew Pinsent 2001
Moira Lister 2001

From 2000.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Fete Champetre 2000.
Seniors Tennis 2000.
Garden Party 2000.
Family Picnic 2000.
Summer Ball 2000.

Hypochondriac 2000
Hypochondriac backstage 2000
Millenium Music Hall. 2000
Millennium Masquerade backstage 2000

Art Opening with David Shepherd 2000
Charles Harrington 2000
Ken Howard 2000
Nigel Miskin 2000
Sheila Miskin - studio shots 2000

From 1999.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Seniors Tennis. 1999.
Fete Champetre. 1999.

Magic of the Musicals. 1999.
Family Picnic. 1999.
Peter Ustinov. 1999
Croquet. 1999.
Art Exhibition Opening. 1999.
Hurlingham Players Drinks. 1999.
Panoramic shots.
Rebecca 1999
Rebecca backstage 1999
Bill Threlfall's Party 1999

Sean Philips 1999
Alan Titchmarsh 1999


From 1998.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

A Special Supplement. The 1998 Fete Champetre from a collection of photos taken by the late Anthony Fretwell-Downing.

Fete Champetre. 1998.
Seniors Tennis. 1998.
Garden Party 1998.
Summer Ball. 1998.
Annie Get Your Gun Performance. 1998.
Annie Get Your Gun backstage 1998

A Cabaret in Autumn 1998
Charley Aunt 1998

Charlies Aunt backstage 1998

Jeffrey Archer 1998
Clare Francis 1998
John Suchet 1998
Hot Air Balloon 1998
Libby Purves 1998
Douglas Hurd 1998

 From 1997.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Summer Ball. 1997.
Seniors Tennis. 1997.
Fete Champetre. 1997.
Panto Pie. 1997.
Midsummer Night's Dream 1997
Dream backstage 1997
Panto Pie backstage 1998
Paul Covell's 10th Anniversary. 1997

June Whitfield 1997
Boat Race Weigh In with Bevis Sandford 1997
Edward Heath 1997
Cowdray Sundial 1997
Murder Mystery 1997
Ugly Sisters 1997
Antonia Fraser 1997

From 1996.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Summer Ball. 1996.
Garden Party 1996
Seniors 1996
Fete Champetre 1996
Thirties Evening. 1996.
Music Hall. 1996.
Music Hall backstage 1996
Music Hall 1996. Colour only.
Jane Foley's leaving 1996

Quiz Night 1996
Art Opening 1996
Ned Sherrin 1996
Time and the Conways 1996

From 1995.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Fete Champetre 1995
Seniors 1995
Garden Party 1995
Mardi Gras 1995

Animal Encounters. 1995.
Young Judo. 1995.
Tiny Gym. 1995.
Young Short Tennis. 1995.

David Wynne 1995
Diana Rigg 1995
Val Singleton 1995
Victorian Evening 1995
Bedroom Farce 1995

White Cliffs backstage 1995
White Cliffs, Barrels and Rabbits. 1995. B&W and Colour.

Hannah Gordon and Hurlingham Players 1995
Andrew Jarrett 1995
The Cahill Family 1995
Hannah Gordon (again) 1995

From 1994.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Fete Champetre 1994
Seniors and Garden Party 1994
Guys and Dolls Rehearsal 1994
Guys and Dolls Performance 1994

Young Percussion. 1994.
Young Animals. 1994.
Mardi Gras in Colour. 1994
Marina and Karen 1994
Art Open 1994
Adam Raphael 1994
Waters Moon 1994
Guys Dolls Audit 1994

Guys and Dolls backstage 1995

 From 1993.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Fete Champetre 1993.
Garden Party 1993

Don't Blame it on the Boots. 1993.
Music Hall. 1993

Roz Denny 1993
Young Percussion 1993
Rock and Roll 1993
Victorian Evening 1993
Blythe Spirit 1993

YH Chess 1993
YH Circus 1993
Julian Barrow 1993

The Patron's Visit in 1993.
Lunch Speaker 1993
Jack Gibbons 1993
Chris Nightingale 1993

From 1992.  Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Fete Champetre 1992
Garden Party 1992

Fitness Centre Opening Evening. 1992.
Art Exhibition Opening. 1992.

The Boy Friend backstage 1992
The Boy Friend production. 1992

La Ronde 1992
Cabaret 1992
Building Indoor Pool 1992
Sheila Miskin and Oikle the dog 1992
Drawing Room Entertainment 1992
Nudes at Art Class 1992
Drawing Room Recital 1992


From 1991. My first year. Low resolution scans from negatives for reference purposes.

Garden Party 1991
Bowls Lunch 1991
Niel Redpath
Outdoor Pool 1991
Playground 1991
Guy Fawkes
Leslie Pincott in a hard hat.
Not in Front of the Waiter
Peter Huhne and Tennis Gun
Hurlingham Players Bowls
Ron Bazeley
Tennis Video Camera
Water Fowl
Colin Dowdswell
The Music Hall 1991
Daisy Pulls it Off. 1991. Colour shots.

From earlier years

Backgammon. One of a series shot to show that games like this need not be taken too seriously.

Dining Outside 2005 and 2006

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Some of The Shows.    

This list has been deleted and all the relevant shows included in the relevant years.


From the Past.    

Archive Board images. 2018  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010  2009  2008  2007  2006   2005    2004    2003   and the actual boards themselves.

Happy Days at Hurlingham. An early compilation of images showing the Club at its most relaxed.

The pre-digital period.    Your access to the 20,000 negatives shot from 1992 to 2002.

Old Buildings.  Including East Wing (pre 2000), original covered tennis, original outdoor pool.

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A look at the effect of adding mirrors to the
exterior of the East Wing windows.

This is simply an experiment to show how more of the garden
would be seen and how the rooms would become brighter - at not much cost!

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