Public opening times Due to the coronavirusoutbreak the Temple will be closed until further notice.
Normal opening hours: Sunday afternoons (14.00-17.00) from Sunday 25th March to Sunday 28th October 2018. Garden: Daily throughout the year, 7.30am to dusk.
Special group visits can be arranged at other times.
How to find us The Temple is in Hampton, Middlesex, TW12 2EJ. It is situated opposite Garrick's Villa in the public gardens (Garrick's Lawn) between the A308 (Hampton Court Road) and the banks of the river Thames. To find the Temple on Google Maps, search for ‘Garrick Temple, London’
CAR A308 from Kingston via Hampton Court or from M3, Junction 1. Limited parking in nearby streets.
BUSES The following buses stop close to the Temple at bus stop “Garrick Villa”. R68 Richmond to Hampton Court. 111 Kingston to Heathrow. 216 Kingston to Staines.
TRAINS From Waterloo and Clapham Junction: To Hampton Court terminus, then walk or R68 bus. or To Hampton (on Shepperton line - not Hampton Wick) then walk or 111 or 216 bus to “Garrick Villa”.
TUBE District Line to Richmond, then R68 to “Garrick Villa”. District Line to Wimbledon, then train and bus as above.
Bookings and Special visits To book the Temple for private events or to arrange special visits, please contact Bill Weisblatt firstname.lastname@example.org
Events For events administration please contact Rupert Nichol at email@example.com or phone Rupert on 07880 790763
Charitable donations To make a charitable donation please send cheques to:
Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare Trust (Charity No 1107200)
c/o 30 Langham Road,
A Gift Aid Form is available on request.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak the decision has been taken to close the Temple. There will be no events until further notice.
GARRICK’S TEMPLE TO SHAKESPEARE TRUST
Registered Charity No. 1107200
Patrons: Sir Geoffrey Cass, Michael Frayn, Bamber Gascoigne, Sir Derek Jacobi, Robert Pennant Jones, Sir Ian McKellen, Prunella Scales CBE, Claire Tomalin, Timothy West CBE.
Trustees: Clive Francis (Chair), William Weisblatt, Councillor Suzette Nicholson, Ronald Smedley, Richard Parry (Treasurer), Clive Bradley CBE, Paul Velluet, Lewis Lloyd, Martin Harvey, Liz Crowther
The line drawing of the temple in the banner is a detail from the drawing "Garrick's Temple of Shakespeare & Church at Hampton 1769" by Eric Fraser. Used here with the kind permission of Geoffrey Fraser.
Photograph 'Temple in Snow and Sunshine', Lewis Lloyd.
Photographs by kind permission of Mark Goodman www.moleseylife.co.ukandwww.accomplish.co.uk Home page: 'View of Temple, St Mary's Church, and Garrick's Villa',‘ History page: View from the Temple steps towards the the river Thames’ and ‘Path leading to the Temple’, Two paintings by Johan Zoffany, 'The Shakespeare Temple at Hampton House, with Mr and Mrs David Garrick' and 'The Garden at Hampton House, with Mr and Mrs David Garrick Taking Tea' , reproduced by courtesy of The Garrick Club, London, www.garrickclub.co.uk
‘Marble statue of Shakepseare by Roubiliac’, photograph reproduced by the kind permission of Calotype46.