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Come and enjoy tasty food and drinks plus a friendly atmosphere at a popular Thai restaurant on Good Friday, 19th April. We will meet at 7-30pm in Covent Garden, London. Please arrive on time. Then we will have a short walk to the venue. This is an authentic Thai restaurant and well established. There are no restrictions here - you can order anything from the menu. There are starters, small plates that can be shared and main courses. Plus vegetarian choices. Everything is cooked to order - it is not a buffet menu. Each person will pay for what they eat and drink. Pay by cash or credit/debit card. Please note that if the Thai restaurant is very busy and does not have enough seats available we can consider going to a good Spanish bar and restaurant near by. There is also another Spanish bar a short walk from the underground station. So there are options and we can be flexible if the Thai restaurant is very busy because of a large booking. Don't worry - this plan will work and we should be ordering our food by approx 8pm. After the food and drinks we can continue socialising at a bar in Covent Garden. Come and enjoy a night with other members of the group. Do your RSVP Yes now to reserve your place. You can bring a friend but remember to add them to your RSVP Yes. Numbers are limited for this meetup because restaurants and bars do not want people cancelling at short notice or not turning up. If your situation changes please change your RSVP asap, so that someone else will be able to take your place. The place to meet is: Meet outside the Covent Garden Underground Station, Long Acre, London WC2E 9LG. The part of the building that is next to 40 Long Acre. Don't wait on James Street, because there will be tourists and others standing around and you will not be able to see me. Please pay the £2 meetup fee when you arrive. During the evening I will give you the chance to win some money in a game. Please plan your journey to Covent Garden in advance and arrive on time. Check for train and tube delays and maintenance work and delays or diversions on the roads. Also see: https://twitter.com/TapasEvents and https://www.instagram.com/tapasevents/ Bilingual Spanish/English. Espanol. Expat Spanish. Spain. Spanish Culture. Spanish Food. Food and Drink. Foodie. Dining Out. Eating, Drinking, Talking, Laughing. Fun Times. International Friends. Language and Culture. Latino Culture. London. New In Town. Social. Socialising and good conversation. Walking. https://www.meetup.com/Tapas-Events/
Outside WH Smith shop, outside Richmond Upon Thames station building.
On Sunday afternoon, 21st April we will enjoy an easy and casual walk around Richmond upon Thames, Richmond Park and along part of the River Thames Path. You will have the chance to see fantastic 360 degrees views of the suburbs of London, east towards St Paul's Cathedral, north towards Windsor and many more. The weather forecast for this afternoon is dry and warm with sunshine. Ideal for a relaxing walk and to get some fresh air outside of London. Special limited offer: Win £5 cash ! Two members of Tapas Events meetup group that do their RSVP Yes for the walk in Richmond and Richmond Park on Sunday, 21st April and complete the walk with me will win £5 cash each. Also, they will not have to pay the £2 meetup fee. Note the following important information: RSVPs and transport. 1) Everyone attending must do their RSVP Yes before the meetup. Do not turn up without doing it. 2) Please plan your journey to Richmond station in advance and arrive on time. There are works/changes to several transport routes from Good Friday, 19th to Bank Holiday Monday, 22nd April. You can check the tfl website for updates: Link below. https://tfl.gov.uk/status-updates/major-works-and-events/easter-travel-2019#on-this-page-3 Richmond is a nice town with lots of history. In surveys it is considered to be one of the best places to live in the UK plus one of the happiest places to live in the UK. We will learn about some of the past times and events of hundreds of years ago. Kings and Queens lived and visited here and we will see some of the buildings that remain and are still in use. Many actors, artists, musicians and writers have lived in the town and enjoyed the quiet lifestyle. Creative people continue to live here. One of England's most famous and loudest singers used to live here in the 1980's. I will show you their house and explain why they recently changed the door locks specially for the new residents. One of them is a well known Spanish woman. The other person is instantly recognisable... We will start the walk from outside the station (District line tube, Overground trains and South Western trains arrive/leave here.) The route is circular, so the finish point will be at the station or near by on the main road. Optional: After the walk it will be good to have a drink and chat in a cafe or pub. We will walk on the path alongside the River Thames and see Twickenham Bridge, Richmond Bridge plus boats and ferries of various sizes. Then we will walk through a field and enter Richmond Park. This is the largest of the Royal Parks. Note that it may be possible to see animals including deer, squirrels and foxes. Please remember that these animals will be protective of their family and can attack people. Don't get too close to them and don't try to feed them. We will walk up a hill to the highest point and to two places that are for visitors to the park. This is the best part of the walk and there is now time to relax and experience the great views. Leaving the park, the final part of the walk will be on a path high above the town. There will be more great views of the countryside and the River Thames as it turns west and south away from Richmond. Come on this walk and enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon. Most of it is on flat ground and paths. There may be parts that are on grass or mud tracks so please wear shoes suitable for these conditions. It should take 2 hours or more, depending how long we stop to look at properties and time taken at the visitors' area in the park. Do your RSVP Yes now. You can bring guests - add them to your RSVP Yes. We will meet outside Richmond station. Stand at the side of the doors to the WH Smith shop. Not inside the station and not on the wide pavement outside. Looking at the station from the street, WH Smith is on the right hand side of the building. Please pay £2 cash before starting the walk. This goes towards the fees I have to pay Meetup.com. Great value. Walks with some Organisers cost up to £12.