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Jennie Tuffs - North by Southwest, Paintings from Scotland and California

Wednesday 30 January to Sunday 24 February
Jennie Tuffs is a Londoner, now working near Edinburgh. She pioneered the fine-art use of her medium - unforgiving liquid acrylics - for her portraits of flowers. These are recognised - not least by botanists - for revealing the essence of the flower. in her recent work the focus has shifted to an emphasis on location and sense of space.

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

Mock Tudor Comedy Club

Friday 22 February  8pm
Line-up includes  Ben Norris, Johnny Pelham and MC Susan Murray...

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. 

Walton Folk - Jacob and Drinkwater

Sunday 24 February 12.15pm (doors open 12 noon)
Dynamic and emotionally charged folk music with vocals, guitar and double bass.

Lucky Dip Disco

25 November and 24 February  3.30pm
Bubbles, lights, games and musical mayhem! A retro disco party for children under 7, with their grown-ups..

Jewellery Making (Monday or Friday)

Mondays 10am - 12noon, £150 (12 week course) Silver Jewellery making with Sarah LLevy.  Email sarahlevy37@yahoo.com  

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 

Enamelling

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

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@dancehappy.co.uk for more info

Marc Chagall - Artist's Selling Exhibition

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

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

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’).  
For boys and girls from age 8.
 

BarnArmy Streetdance (intermediate) 5pm

Tutor: Tony Denton 
 
Thursday 5.00pm - 6.00pm (intermediate)
£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’).  
For boys and girls from age 8.

Creative Drawing Class

Thursday 6.15pm - 7.45pm and 8.00pm - 9.30pm  
£90*

Tutors:
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

An Inspector Calls

Thu 28 Feb
7.30pm
£3 - (only audience tickets available now - reading tickets sold out!)

It’s 1912 and the comfortably-off Birling family are enjoying dinner at their sumptuous home. They are celebrating their daughter sheila’s engagement to a prosperous young man, gerald. But the festivities are interrupted by the arrival of the lugubrious Inspector Goole, or is it Gould? 

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. 

Tim Whitehead Quartet

Friday 1 March 8pm
Tim, who needs no introduction to Riverhouse audiences, revisits some of his personal standards together with a sprinkling of original compositions....

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

Saturday: 19 Jan; 2, 16 Feb; 2, 16*, 30 Mar
10.00am - 11.15am  (5 - 7 years)
 
£7.50 (£45 termly) 
 
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
11.30am - 1.00pm (8 - 11 years)
 
£7.50 (£45 termly)
 
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

Suzuki Piano Recital

Suzuki Piano Recital 

Come and enjoy an afternoon of music given by children aged between four and fifteen who all learn to play the piano by the Suzuki Method. Book via carol.abson@ ntlworld.com or tel 01932 245159

Saturday 2 March 3pm
£10 (£5 U15)

Elite Syncopation

Sunday 3 March 12.15pm
Led by David Jones,who also leads the Vo-de-o-do Orchestra, this is a traditional Dixieland jazz band that plays the classics from the great pioneers of ragtime and jazz - as well as hits from the ‘Trad’ era. 

 

Story Cafe - Farmer Duck

Bring a cushion and cuddly toy to our creative storytelling events. enjoy crafty projects, themed activities and a tea-time treat - the perfect afternoon outing for families with small children.

Farmer Duck By Martin Waddell and Helen Oxenbury 

​Award-winning modern classic, two of the most celebrated picture book creators of our time tell the story of a hardworking duck, who has the very bad luck of living with a lazy farmer. Until the day when the other animals on the farm come up with a heroic plan.

Sun 3 March
3.30pm
£4pm (age 3+), £2 (age 2 and under)


 

Yoga

Wednesday 6, 13, 20, 27 March
6.45-7.45pm
£12 per class or 4 classes for £40


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

Contact Usha Rignall, info@aarushiyoga.com

Riverhouse Readers

Thursday: 3 Jan; 7 Feb; 7 Mar; 4 Apr
7:45-9:15pm

£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

Tony Hawks: Playing the Moldovans at Tennis

Fri 8 March 
7.30pm
£12 / £10 concs


Comedian/actor/writer/singer, Tony returns following his sell-out show here with Chesney hawkes, last summer. This time he will introduce his 2012, star-studded film, ‘Playing the Moldvovans at Tennis’, filmed during the writing of his best-selling book of the same name. After the film, Tony will be available for a question and answer session

Molesing presents An Evening of Music inspired by the West End

Saturday 9 March 8pm
Molesing presents An evening of music inspired by the West End with Haydn Oakley who has just finished playing 'Henri' in 'An American in Paris' in London.

Robert Max plays Bach's Solo Suites for Solo Cello

Sunday 10 March 6pm 
Join Robert Max for a unique voyage through Johann sebastian Bach's six cello suites, some of the most sublime music written for that instrument.

Lunchtime Concert: Joe Richards (marimba)

Wednesday 13 March 
​1pm 

Tickets: £11 concert (1pm) Treble Clef discount (£8.80)  and lunch (from 12pm) £8.50

Joe delighted the lunchtime audience last time he appeared at Riverhouse with delightful presentation and his superb technique on a rarely heard instrument. he has performed all over the UK and abroad as solo artist and orchestral, chamber and West end musician. 

String of Pearls - David Lang 
Loops IV - Philippe Hurel

The Wonderful Discovery of Witches in Lancaster

Saturday 16 March
8pm
£12 / £10 concs


A spellbinding new play inspired by the true story of Britain’s bloodiest witch-hunt.  It’s 1615, and Magistrates Potts and nowell are on a mission to arm their countrymen against a plague of devilish outsiders. Until now their chief weapon has been Jennet Device, youngest of the Pendle Witches, the girl whose testimony condemned her entire family to the noose. But now Jennet has grown up, her eyes are starting to open, and, tonight, heads will roll. 
 

Luke Jermay - Intuition

Fri 22 Mar
8pm
£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! 

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

Sat 23 March
8pm
£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. 
 

Ninebarrow

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....

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.

Kate Williams Quintet

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

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!
 

Sunday Supper Club

Sunday 30 september 7 - 10pm
Sunday 25 November 7 - 10pm
An evening of entertainment and supper in the cafe!

Royston Pike: Hilary Brandt presents A Holiday in North Korea

Wed 3 April
7.30pm
£3 ON THE DOOR


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.

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 
8pm
£12


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.
 

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!
 

Kristiana Ignatieva - cello

Saturday 18 May 2018, 8pm
£20
 

Jim Tavare - From Deadpan to Bedpan

Saturday 25 May 2019

The show is a heart-warming and seriously funny tale of survival against the odds, strange forebodings, unbelievably massive American medical bills, and a dog called Mr Kippy. To much acclaim, this show won ‘Spirit of the Fringe Award’ at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018.

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

Sat 1 June - 2.30pm
As seen on BBC1's 'The One Show’ and ITV1’s ‘Tonight at the Palladium’. The Noise Next Door are the U.K’s premier improv comedy troupe who have taken the comedy world by storm. The boys are back and will once again be delighting family audiences with a shiny new family show.

The Noise Next Door - Remix

Sat 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!!!
'Comedy  Gold': The Guardian
'Immaculately  well  executed': The Times
'Hilarious ...a  superior  kind  of  chaos': The Daily Telegraph

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.