Available Events

Enter Voucher Code


Tutor: Bonnie Mackintosh
Fusing glass to copper shows the wonderful colours and effects that can be achieved using a variety of enamelling techniques.

Marc Chagall - Artist's Selling Exhibition

Wednesday 27 February to Sunday 24 March
Marc Chagall - Orignal Artist's selling show.

After School Art Club Tuesday 4-5.30pm (8-11 years) & 5.45-7.15pm (10-12 years)

Tuesday 4-5.30pm (8-11 years) & 5.45-7.15pm (10-12 years)
£90* (10 weeks) 
Fun and inspiring art classes for children from 8 years old.
*some projects might require additional contribution

Dance Happy - Adult Ballet Class

Tuesday, 5.15-6.15pm and 6.30-7.30pm
£85 for 10 weeks or £10 per session

Jo Freeman will help improve your core strength, posture and confidence through ballet.

Call Jo 07511 156222 or email jo_haley@hotmail.com for more info

Creative Stitch and Textiles - 12:30pm

Tutor: Claire Grahame

Wed 12.30pm - 2.30pm
£90 (10 weeks)
This class is designed to develop a 'fine arts' approach to the design of textiles. 

After School Art Club Wednesday 4.00pm - 5.30pm (5-7 years)

Wednesday 4.00pm - 5.30pm (5-7 years)
£90* (10 weeks) 
Fun and inspiring art classes where children from 5 years can experiment with various materials and techniques, resulting in great works of art!
*some projects may require a contribution


Wednesday 6, 13, 20, 27 March
£12 per class or 4 classes for £40

Yoga for all - including expectant mothers from 12 weeks gestation. 

Contact Usha Rignall, info@aarushiyoga.com

BarnArmy Streetdance (beginners) 4pm

Tutor: Tony Denton 

Thursday 4.00pm - 5.00pm (beginners)
£70 (10 weeks) 


Choreographer/tutor, Tony Denton, has worked with Ashley Banjo (Diversity) and ‘Chris and Wes’ (winners of Sky 1’s ‘Got to Dance’).  
From age 8

BarnArmy Streetdance (intermediate) 5pm

Thursday 5.00pm - 6.00pm (INTERMEDIATE) 
£70 (10 weeks) 

Barnarmy – Street Dance tutor: Tony Denton (8+ years) 4 – 5pm (Beginners); 5 – 6pm (Intermediate) Learn the moves associated with streetdance. For the last four years, our group has performed at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, as part of the International Youth Arts Festival. The class is led by Tony Denton, a professional London choreographer and dancer who has worked with Ashley Banjo (Diversity) and ‘Chris and Wes’ (winners of sky 1’s ‘got to Dance’ 2011).

Creative Drawing Class

Thursday 6.15pm - 7.45pm and 8.00pm - 9.30pm  

Claire Grahame at 6.15pm
Melanie Paice or Claire Grahame at 8pm

Our creative drawing course is open to all levels of experience and will encourage you to release your creative energy. 

*basic materials only provided

Jewellery Making (Monday or Friday)

​Monday 10am – 12noon; Friday 10am – 12noon
£150* for 12 weeks
*tools provided, but materials will be extra

Come and learn the basic traditional skills of silver jewellery making and complete your very own design. 

Luke Jermay - Intuition

Fri 22 Mar
£15 / £13 concs

Luke Jermay – Intuition 

Intuition is a strange thing and Luke Jermay is even stranger. 

Building on his acclaimed debut show ‘sixth sense’, entertainer Luke Jermay is back and better than ever with a brand new interactive stage show jam packed with phenomenal jaw dropping demonstrations of intuition, telepathy and prediction; your mind will be read, your choices will be predicted and your future will be revealed. This will be a unique experience that is funny, entertaining, emotional, controversial, uplifting and insightful; something you will never forget! 

Woodcarvers' Workshop

Saturday 12, 26 Jan, 9, 23 Feb, 9, 23 Mar
10am - 12.30pm

Join our friendly, informal group of woodcarvers 

£6 per session - tools available but feel free to bring your own. 

Photography for Beginners - Tutor Astrid McGechan

Saturday: 12, 26 Jan, 9, 23 Feb, 9, 23 Mar, 1.30pm
£65 (6 weeks)

The six sessions will cover the basics of photography, such as rules of composition, shutter speed, aperture, depth of field and the characteristics of light, and of course the setup of your camera. 

Do you think That's Wise? - The Life and Times of John Le Mesurier

Sat 23 March
£14 / £12 concs

As with many comedy stars, Le Mesurier’s life was not without tragedy – his broken marriage to Hattie Jacques, his betrayal by his best friend Tony Hancock – all these setbacks shook him, but his reputation as the quintessential english gentleman never wavered. 


Sunday 24 March 12.15 (doors open noon)
A multi-award-winning folk duo who are impressing audiences with their innovative take on the folk tradition. Described by Mike Harding as “sounding damn fine”

Ivo Graham: Motion Sickness

Sunday 24 March 2019
We welcome back Ivo, 'the politest man in comedy', with a feisty new show about facing the future....

After School Art Club Monday 4.30pm (8-11yrs)

Fun and inspriring art classes for children from 8 years old.

Monday 4.30pm - 6.00pm (8 - 11 years)
*£90 (10 weeks) *some projects may require a contribution 

Andrew Crummy Exhibition

Wednesday 27 March to Sunday 21 April
An exhibition of paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints by artist Andrew Crummy, designer of The Mount Felix Tapestry.

Riverhouse Writers

Thursday: 10, 24 Jan; 14, 28 Feb; 14, 28 Mar;  (11, 25 Apr New Term)
7:45 - 9:15pm

£30 (per term of 6 sessions) or £6 per session

Tutor: Val Woolford 
Would you like to improve your power over words? Beginners welcome. 

Kate Williams Quintet

Friday 29 March 8pm
Kate makes a welcome return to Riverhouse with her quintet, playing jazz standards, pieces by Bill Evans and some of her own compositions...

Saturday Art Club 10-11.15am (5-7 years)

Saturday: 19 Jan; 2, 16 Feb; 2, 16*, 30 Mar SPRING TERM
Saturday 27 April; 11, 25 May; 8, 22 June; 6 July SUMMER TERM
10.00am - 11.15am  (5 - 7 years)
* £7.50 drop in (£45 term and secures a place)

The Saturday Art Club students produce work inspired by the changing exhibitions in the Robert Phillips Gallery.
*Field trip to Surrey Contemporary Arts Fair, Sandown

Saturday Art Club 11.30am - 1.00pm (8 - 11 years)

Saturday: 19 Jan; 2, 16 Feb; 2, 16*, 30 Mar SPRING TERM
Saturday 27 April; 11, 25 May; 8, 22 June; 6 July SUMMER TERM
10.00am - 11.15am  (5 - 7 years)
* £7.50 drop in (£45 term and secures a place))

The Saturday Art Club students produce work inspired by the changing exhibitions in the Robert Phillips Gallery.
*Field trip to Surrey Contemporary Arts Fair, Sandown

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman

Saturday 30 March - 8pm 
Always bold and innovative, mixing traditional song arrangements with (increasingly) these BBC Folk Award winners perform self-penned material which reels from the bitter to the sweet, the wry to the sad, the political to the passive. across folk, rock, country and blues genres.

Enrico Tomasso's Riverboat Shufflers

Sunday 31 March 12.15pm
Enrico and his Riverboat Shufflers breathing new life into the golden era of jazz!

Lunchtime Concert - Oliver Nelson (violin) Vasileios Rakitzis (piano)

Wednesday 3 April - 1pm 

Sonata in D, D. 137 Schubert
Sonata in c moinor Op. 45 Grieg

Royston Pike: Hilary Brandt presents A Holiday in North Korea

Wed 3 April

Hilary Bradt enjoyed an 18-day ‘pioneering’ trip to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in 2016, travelling to all parts of the country, discovering beautiful mountain scenery and fine beaches, as well as numbingly dull factories. But in north Korea, even the boredom is interesting and the people, without exception, friendly and charming. Hilary Bradt MBE is the founder of Bradt Travel guides which published the first ever guide to north Korea in 2003.

Riverhouse Readers

Thursday: 3 Jan; 7 Feb; 7 Mar; 4 Apr

£5 per session

Open to all! Join our friendly group, read our chosen book of the month and meet to discuss it.
Facilitators: Rosie Boden and Val Woolford

Danny Buckler - One Man Showman!

Fri 5 April 8pm
Comedian, storyteller, sleight of hand artist, Danny Buckler is a truly unique comedic with the colourful imagination of a showbiz Willy Wonka....

The Mystery of Memory Lane

Sat 6 Apr
11am and 2pm
£10 / £8 child

Mr Shabby and Mrs Chic try to teach a new dog old tricks and solve the Mystery of Memory Lane. Telling stories, singing songs, using tin toys, hand-carved marionettes, seaside Punch and Judy puppets and playing vintage musical instruments they eventually restore the memory of the lost Puppet Dog Toby and find out where he belongs. 

An evening with Tony Walsh, Poet aka Longfella

Sat 6 April 

A regular on tv and radio since 2011, Tony performs and teaches internationally and his work has been commissioned by a growing list of major institutions, attracting a legion of fans and celebrity admirers. His work came to worldwide attention in May 2017 when broadcast globally from the vigil for victims of the arena bomb outrage in his beloved Manchester. his performance trended worldwide on social media and his poem, ‘This is The Place’, entered the folklore and fabric of the city he’s still proud to call home – painted onto walls, recited in schools, re-mixed by DJs, even tattooed onto skin.

Volpone presented by Runnymede Drama Group

Wednesday 10 to Saturday 13 April  7.30pm
A new adaptation by Tony Frier from the original by Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson’s wonderfully ingenious, satirical and witty masterpiece has been adapted for modern audiences in a novel way, yet still faithfully retaining the plot, characters and style of the original.

Egg and Spoon - presented by Lyngo Theatre

Sat 20 April 1.30pm and 3.30pm
Our first special theatre show for the early years. The very young won’t sit still to watch a show and we don’t expect them to. Egg and Spoon is an interactive romp through the seasons..... This show is in the round so adults and children will be seated on the floor - bring a cushion!

Mama Vox

Come and join this fun, inspiring and relaxed approach to singing and develop your skills while rehearsing towards occasional performances! 

​*Not every Wednesday so call first!
£13 per session or £90 per term​
Musical director: Janet Shell 

*Not every Wednesday so contact Janet on 07730 409648 for more info or email janetshell@talktalk.net

Cathy Spooner & Janet McDonagh

Thursday 25 April – Monday 6 May
10am - 4pm daily

Cathy Spooner: Cathy is particularly drawn to experimental painting of natural forms such as rock formations, wood, sea and riverscapes
Janet McDonagh: Janet is a qualified embroiderer and textile artist, more recently exploring what can be produced with a paintbrush instead of a needle!

Mock Tudor Comedy Club

Friday 26 April  8pm
Line-up includes Josh Howie, Alistair Williams and William Stone...

Laura Jurd's Dinosaur

Saturday 27 April - 8pm
Laura Jurd (trumpet) Elliot Galvin (piano) Ruth Goller (bass) Corrie Dick (drums)
2019 sees Mercury-nominated Dinosaur back in action with some immensely colourful, new music – full of imagination and surprise.

George Huxley’s Jazz Band

George and his excellent band pay their annual visit to Riverhouse...

alter ego Drama for Adults

Monday 8.30-10pm and Tuesday 8.30-10pm
£132 (12 weeks)

Adult drama!  Learn acting and performance skills through drama games and exercises, without the pressure of being in a production.  
Tutor: Caroline Dooley
07956 421804

Monkey Theatre - Create a Scene!

Tutor: Jo Humphries

Monday 5.30pm - 6.45pm (7 - 11 years)
​Monday 6.45pm - 8.00pm (12 - 16 years)

£100 (10 weeks)
Learn how to act on stage, invent a drama and perform! Come to a free trial session (pay if you stay).
For more information: www.monkeytheatre.co.uk or contact: johumphries@gmail.com.

Silver Screen: A Shot in the Dark

Wednesday 1 May, 1.30pm

A shot in thre dark - Starring Peter Sellers as Inspector Clouseau

Yoga Session and Supper

Sat 19 January 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Yoga Session and candlelit vegetarian supper, mango lassi or chai tea,  Relaxing gift bag

Walton Folk Festival 2019

Saturday 4 May from 12 noon until 10.30pm
After the sellout success of Walton's first ever all-day folk festival, the second brings another blazing line up of folk and acoustic acts!

Magpies and Moonbeams present 'I've lost My Shoes'

Sunday May 5 - Green Man workshops 11am, performance 2pm
 Come and Stomp your Feet, Kick up your Heels, Twinkle your Toes and Shake your Boots to help folk arts group, Magpies and Moonbeams on their quest to locate the missing ***STAR SHOES***. 
Clapping hands and Singing voices required, and wear your favourite shoes!

Richard F Adams - Haunted Selfies

Wednesday 8 – Sunday 19 May
10am - 4pm daily

Richard F Adams' latest exhibition of digital paintings, haunted selfies, follows his journey through and response to critical illness, over the period of a year. using his computational expressionism techniques he explores the potential impacts of mental health issues arising from such illness and how it makes us feel as we battle it.

Lunchtime Concert - Sean Shibe (guitar)

Wednesday 8 May, 1pm (lunch served 12 noon)
£11 (£8.50) lunch

Sean Schibe (guitar) is one of the foremost guitarists of his generation.

Prelude, Fuga and Allegro BWV 998 Bach 
Pieces from the scottish lute manuscripts suite in C minor BWV 997 Bach

Jane Eyre - presented by Hotbuckle Productions

Thursday 9 and Friday 10  8pm
Following the success of Wuthering Heights, Hotbuckle bring their inventiveness, humour and unique magic to Brontë’s compelling tale.
“... beautifully handled ... this is the company’s best yet” BBC Radio Shropshire 


Sourpuss - presented by Lori Hopkins

Saturday 11 May, 11am and 2pm
Sourpuss is a very grumpy, ginger cat. When shut out of the house he feels lost and confused, but the beautiful garden soon intrigues him.... 

Friends of Riverhouse Quiz Night

Saturday 11 May, 7.30pm £10 inc fish and chips
Have We Got News for You! The Countdown is on for the Riverhouse Quiz Night! Come and join us for a fun filled evening and discover your inner Mastermind...


Sunday 12 May 3pm
£11 / £8 students (1 x tea / coffee pp inclusive)

Trifarious Tim Redpath (clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone);
Rachel Calaminus (violin, viola); 
Nadine André (piano) 

Renowned for their unique and exciting programming, Trifarious bring their latest repertoire to Riverhouse using a distinctive combination of instruments, breaking away from the confines of the standard trio format. 

Mock Tudor Comedy Preview Fest - Jarlath Regan & Phil Wang

Sunday 12 May 7.30pm
Jarlath - Russell Howard’s Good News, Tonight at the Palladium, The Apprentice You’re Fired and Phil - Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You, Would I Lie to You?, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown

Gabrielle Ducomble

Friday 17 May 8pm
£14 (£12 concs)

Acclaimed jazz singer, Gabrielle Ducomble, brings her inimitable blend of French chanson, tango and bossa to the Riverhouse Barn for a night of unforgettable music-making.

This new show features original songs from her latest album, Across the Bridge, interspersed with her own unique takes on classic chansons by Piaf, Legrand, Brel and Piazzolla.

Walton Art Club - summer 2019

Wednesday 22 – Monday 27 May*
10am-4pm daily (3pm close on Monday 27 May)

Walton Art Club meets every Wednesday evening during term time, from 7-9.30pm at Ashley C of E Primary school. Contact 07887 965868 or visit www. surreycommunity. info/waltonartclub

Jim Tavare - From Deadpan to Bedpan

Saturday 25 May 2019
In 2017, comedian, BAFTA award winner, Harry Potter actor and double bassist Jim Tavaré was involved in a near fatal head-on automobile collision in Los Angeles where he has resided since 2009. He lived to tell the tale....

Edgelarks - Spring 2019 Tour Show

Friday 31 May 8pm
BBC award winning folk duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin come to The Riverhouse with their 2019 new album tour show.....

The Noise Next Door - At Sea

Saturday 1 June  2.30pm
As seen on BBC1's 'The One Show’ and ITV1’s ‘Tonight at the Palladium’,  the U.K’s premier improv comedy troupe are back and will once again be delighting family audiences with a shiny new family show!

The Noise Next Door - Remix

Saturday 1 June - 8pm
The UK's premier improv comedy troupe are back with a brand spanking new, full length adult evening show The Noise Next Door  –  REMIX!!!

Maiastra String Quartet

Sunday 2 June,  7.30pm
FREE (retiring collection)

In the second concert in the series Arisa Fujita, leader of the prizewinning swiss gémeaux Quartett and Professor of Violin at the guildhall school of Music and Drama, will be joined by three outstanding young musicians in a programme of string quartets which will include Beethoven’s Quartet in g major, Op. 18 No. 2.

Helen Locke - A Year at Ochre

Wednesday 5 – Sunday 16 June
10am - 4pm

As Artist in Residence during 2018, helen Locke documented the daily life of the studio, from disability workshops to the screen stretching process of Ochre’s partner AD Colour. The exhibition ranges from textile art pieces to large scale prints showcasing all that Ochre has to offer. Helen's work is part of surrey Artist's Open studios joining the 'Thames Trail'. A print workshop will be held on Saturday 15 June with the aim of attracting new members, especially Arts graduates.

Ant Law ‘Life I Know’ Quintet

Friday 7 June 8pm
Ant has established himself as a major composer and performer on the British and international scene......

Perfectly Brewed

Saturday June 8, 3pm and 7.30pm
Enjoy an evening of wit, sophistication and sublime music hosted by pianist and singer Andrew D. Brewis who has been entertaining at the piano for over 30 years. 

The Panama Cafe Orchestra

Sunday 9 June 12.15pm
The Panama Cafe Orchestra bring you nostalgia, wit and authentic vintage jazz and dance music from the 1920’s and ’30’s....


Lunchtime Concert - Phillip Nelson (double bass)

Wednesday 12 June, 1pm
£11 (£8.80 treble clef) £8.50 lunch

Lieds: An die Musik; Nacht und Traume Schubert 
Cello sonata in e minor (arranged for double bass) Brahms 
Figment 111 for solo double bass Elliott Carter

Smoking Apples 'Flux'

Friday 14 June - 8pm
Flux uses extraordinary puppetry, an electrifying set of shadow and light and a filmic score, to follow Kate as she discovers what it means to be a woman in a world of men. 

Customised Print Aprons Workshops

Saturday 15 June 
​10am – 12pm and 2pm – 4pm

Make your own screenprint and / or heat press apron with Helen Locke as part of a workshop sponsored by Surrey Open Artists studios. This two-hour workshop is £20 including a blank apron. (Further aprons would be £4 each if you have time to print another...) 

Gin Festival

Saturday 15 June, 6.30pm

The admission price includes gin tasting, nibbles, another light-hearted gin quiz and live entertainment. As it will be mid June, we have also arranged for it not to rain, thus ensuring we can throw open the doors and sip in the evening sunshine... It’ll be a fun filled night to remember for all the over-18s in the family!

The Second Great Barn Gin Festival

Saturday 15 June 6.30pm
Our first gin tasting evening was such a success, the only way to top it (and top up!) is to do another! Join us for The Second great Barn Gin Festival - a Riverhouse fundraising evening all about gin!.....

Gala Piano Concert in aid of Princess Alice Hospice

Sunday 16 June 4pm
£10 (to include wine/juice and canapés following the concert)
Programme will include solo works and duets by: Beethoven, Rachmaninov-Chopin, Liszt and Saint-Saëns.

Creative Textiles Course exhibition

Wednesday 19 – Sunday 30 June
10am - 4pm

This exhibition showcases the diverse talent and innovative skills of Riverhouse’s own creative embroidery and textiles groups. experience a wide variety of pieces combining different techniques from stump work to silk painting, machine embroidery to felting.

The Humour of Noel Coward - Gordon Peters

Friday 21 June 8pm
Gordon Peters and David Carter return to Riverhouse for the last and favourite of their shows: all about Noel Coward.

We are the voice: Plastic Awareness

Saturday 22 June, 2pm FREE (donations welcome)
Plastic awareness workshops and performance. The workshops will combine music, composition, and installation art. ‘We Are the Voice’, enables children to have a voice in driving change and innovation....

Ian Englemann Singers - Songs for a Summer's Day

Sunday 23 June - 4pm 

The Ian Engelmann Singers, under their Musical Director John Tudhope, return to the Riverhouse Barn to perform Songs for a Summer's Day.

Teddy Bears' Picnic

Saturday 29 June, 3pm
£10 / £5 under 2

Join us for a fundraising, fun-filled family picnic with a story corner, craft activities, face-painting and entertainment.  Sandwiches and cakes included.  Suitable for all the family!

The Po' Boys

Sunday 30 June 12.15pm
Each of the Po’ Boys has experience of playing in bands in the New Orleans’ style.  A welcome return to Riverhouse.

Secret Garden

Wednesday 3 – Sunday 7 July
10am - 4pm

An exhibition of vibrant acrylic paintings by Claire Hardwick-Wilson, exquisite handmade jewellery by Oorla Morgan and beautiful contemporary glass art by Joe Szabo. Different artforms working in harmony exploring the alluring ever changing beauty of the natural world.

Mama Vox presents from Beatles to Barbershop

Saturday 6 July, 6pm
Summer Festival of Music
Walton’s very own Mama Vox present an evening of light music.

photoGraphics: Terry Jeavons

Wednesday 17 July – Sunday 28 July
10am - 4pm

​Included will be his new collection of limited edition screenprints and fine art prints from his ‘Thameside’ series. This on-going body of work features iconic views and buildings that line the banks of London’s famous waterway

Walton Voices

Saturday 20 July - 7.30pm
An Evening Of Sublime Choral Music: Journeying through Time and Space
Join local choir, Walton Voices for an evening of serene choral music under the direction of Jonathan Kilhams.

Humble Boy - presented by Runnymede Drama Group

Wednesday 24 to Saturday 27 July 7.45pm
Set in a flower-filled Cotswold garden, this lovely touching and very funny play, won numerous awards following its original production at the National Theatre.....

Let’s Make a Show 2019

Monday 29 July – Friday 2 
August 10am – 4pm*
£170 (siblings £150)

Ages 7-13 The ever-popular childrens' theatre workshop is here again this summer! The theme this year is DIsCOVeRY. No experience is necessary - just join the fun, helping to put a show together for family and friends at the end of the week. Acting, singing, dancing, set-building, script-writing, designing etc... 

Bridge between European Cultural Centres

Wednesday 31 July – Sunday 4 August
10am - 4pm

Riverhouse will receive an international artist, funded by the programme, and Walton-born artist Megan Black will participate in the exchange with an artist residency abroad. 

This year’s theme is ‘Build your local network and keep it alive’, providing an opportunity to rediscover the value of the local in the globalised and challenging times we live in. With the rise of cities and regions as global actors, an increased awareness of the need for grassroots work is greater than ever.


Elmbridge Moving Art - 2019

Wednesday 7 August – Sunday 1 September 10am - 4pm FREE

A community arts exhibition, showcasing the work of visual artists who live or work in our borough. Following the tremendous success of the 2017 exhibition, it is brought to life again by Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, the RC sherriff Trust and Elmbridge Borough Council. 

Dance Happy Summer Camp 2019

Monday 12 – Friday 16 August 10am – 2pm
(ages 5 – 14) 

Dance happy summer Camp aims to motivate, inspire and encourage children to express themselves through dance. 

Whether your child is experienced in, or new to dance and musical theatre, Jo will help to spark an enthusiasm for learning, whilst assisting the students’ growth in confidence. Performance at the end of the week for friends and family. 

Saskia Griffiths-Moore

Sunday 8 September
£12.50 / £10.50 concs / Children free

Angela Hewitt (piano)

Saturday 21 Sept 8pm
Angela Hewitt is one of the world's leading pianists. She will perform a programme from her Bach Odyssey.