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Raise the Curtain - First Steps

Tutor: Janina Dexter
Preschool children from 2 years 6 months
A first step towards parent-free, independent learning for pre-school children. These classes blend Drama, Dance and Singing to build confidence, improve social skills and encourage young imaginations to grow.

Monday 10-11am; 11am-12pm; 1:30-2:30pm
£95 (10 weeks)   A two-week trial is available for new students.

Raise The Curtain (Preliminary Class)

Tutor: Janina Dexter
4 - 7 year olds
Exploring musical theatre for the younger child.  Sessions will include drama and singing.
Musical direction: Cassie Wadsworth.  Parent ‘watching day’ at the end of each term. 

Monday 4.00pm - 5.00pm 
£160 (10 weeks)  A two-week trial is available for new students.

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

Classes include experimentation with various materials and techniques including painting, drawing, clay work, craft work using card, and fabrics.

Monday 4.30pm - 6.00pm (8 - 11 years)
£80 (10 weeks) 

Monkey Theatre - Drama

Tutor: Jo Humphries

Monday 5.00pm - 6.15pm (7 - 11 years)
Monday 6.30pm - 8.00pm (12 -15 years)

£90 (10 weeks)
 
Learn drama skills, play drama games and perform in a show!  Come and try a free taster session. All welcome.  
For more information: www.monkeytheatre.co.uk or contact: johumphries@gmail.com.
 

Riverhouse Hookers (Crochet Class)

Tutor: Merrian Holland

Monday 8-10pm, Tuesday 7:30-9:30pm
£50 (5 weeks), £90 (10 weeks) excluding materials. 



 

Enamelling

Tutor: Bonnie Mackintosh

Tuesdays 9:30am - 1:30pm 
£95 (2 hours 9.30am or 11.30am start);
£135 (3 hours 9.30am start);
£170 (4 hours 9.30am start)

Fusing glass to copper shows the wonderful colours and effects that can be achieved using a variety of techniques.
Students can make brooches, pendants, small dishes and tiles. Beginners welcome.

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

Tuesday 4-5.30pm & 5.45-7.15pm (8-11 years)
£80 (10 weeks) 
 
Classes include experimentation with various materials and techniques including painting, drawing, clay work, craft work using card, and fabrics.
 

Dance Happy

Tutor Jo Freeman
Improve core strength and posture whilst focusing on the joy of movement and flexibility.
 
6.30 - 7.30pm
£85 for 10 week course 
£9 per class
*** Please call Jo: 07747 592266 or email: Jo@dancehappy.co.uk ***

alter ego Drama for Adults

Tutor: Caroline Dooley 

Tuesdays 8.30pm - 10pm
£10.50 per session paid termly 
 
Learn acting and performance skills through drama games and exercises, without the pressure of being in a production

Emotive Interpretations: Julia Timewell and Frances Jordan

Wednesday 1 - Sunday 12 March
10am to 4pm
 
An eclectic mix of new contemporary paintings united by colour and impact by Frances Jordan and Julia Timewell.

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 art' 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)
£80 (10 weeks) 
 
Classes include experimentation with various materials and techniques including painting, drawing, clay work, craft work using card, and fabrics.

Mama Vox singing club

Wednesday* 8.00pm – 9.30pm   *Not every Wednesday so contact Janet first to check!
 
Come and join this fun, relaxed group to hone your singing skills and rehearse for performances (optional!).  Led by musical director Janet Shell, accompanied by Camilla Jepperson on piano, and organised by Jo Humphries.

Call Janet on 07730 409648 / janetshell@talktalk.net
 

Life Drawing

Tutor: Corinne Manches

Corinne is an established art tutor at Riverhouse. Her career in the creative arts is multi-disciplined. In this new class, Corinne will explore appropriate techniques and develop your skills in the art of life drawing. All abilities welcome, group is small and the setting intimate.

Thursday 10am - 1pm
£100* (5 weeks)
*excluding materials and model fees

Call: 07767 403722 or email: crmanches@yahoo.co.uk

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.

Riverhouse Readers

Thursday: 5 Jan; 2 Feb; 2 Mar; 6 Apr  7:45-9:15pm
£3 per session

Open to all! Join our friendly group, read our chosen book of the month and meet to discuss it over a glass of wine!
 
Tutors: Rosie Boden and Val Woolford

 

Jewellery Making

Tutor: Sarah Levy

Monday 11am - 12.30pm, Friday 10am - 11.30am
£95 (10 weeks, tools provided, but materials will be extra)
 
Come and learn the basic skills of jewellery making and complete your very own design. Under Sarah’s guidance each student will have the opportunity to design and create a unique piece of jewellery.  
Email: sarahlevy37@yahoo.com

Chekhov's Grand Piano (7Star Arts)

Friday 3 March 8pm 
A multi-genre production featuring scenes from Anton Chekhov's plays and music of his friends and contemporaries.
with renowned concert pianist Viv McLean, Actresses Susan Porrett and Nesley Joy with visuals by Klara Smith

Woodcarvers' Workshop

 Co-ordinator: Bernard Carr

Join our friendly group of woodcarvers 
                 
Saturday 14, 28 Jan; 11 Feb; 4, 18 Mar; 1 Apr  10am - 12pm
£6 per session - all tools provided 

Photography Club for Beginners - Tutor Astrid McGechan


Saturday: 14, 28 Jan; 11 Feb; 4, 18 Mar; 1 Apr
£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. 

 

Molesing presents West End Favourites

A elegant evening of Musical Theatre brought to you by West End end performers Norman Bowman and Lorraine Chappell. They will be accompanied by the fabulous Molesing Choir and Simon Pickering on piano.
Saturday 4 March 8pm

Story Café

 Sunday 12 February - The Crunching Munching Caterpillar, Sunday 5 March - Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really big Adventure  
 

Lunchtime Concert: The Clare Scholars

Wednesday 8 March 1pm
 *PLEASE NOTE* This is a change to the advertised concert. An all male vocal ensemble who met at Clare College, Cambridge.

International Piano Series - Stephen Hough

Stephen Hough is widely regarded as one of the most important and distinctive pianists of his generation. 
Wednesday 8 March 2017 8pm

Riverhouse Writers

Thursday: 12, 26 Jan; 9, 23 Feb; 9, 23 Mar  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.  

 
   
                        


 

The Boneshaker

Friday 10 March 8pm
The Boneshaker will take you on a magical musical journey. From ‘The Charleston’ of South Carolina to the tangos and salsas of ‘The Latin Quarter’ via ‘La Dolce Vita’ and the ‘Klezmer-esque’... this is an enticing musical menagerie not to be missed!

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

Saturday: 24 Sept; 8, 22 Oct; 5, 19 Nov; 3 Dec 
10.00am - 11.15am  (5 - 7 years)
 
£7.50 (£40 termly) 
 
The Saturday Art Club students produce work inspired by the changing exhibitions in the Robert Phillips Gallery. 
 

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

Saturday: 24 Sept; 8, 22 Oct; 5, 19 Nov; 3 Dec 
11.30am - 1.00pm (8 - 11 years)
 
£7.50 (£40 termly) morning sessions
 
The Saturday Art Club students produce work inspired by the changing exhibitions in the Robert Phillips Gallery. 

Charlie Baker is The Hit Polisher

Saturday 11 March 2017 8pm
Charlie Baker swings in to town direct from Channel 4’s Comedy Gala, Sky 1’s Tea Time with Harry Hill and BBC1’s EastEnders with his 'pant wettingly funny’ new show, singing  terrible pop songs ‘polished up’ in his unique style...

Poetry and Plonk

19 Jan; 16 Feb; 16 Mar; 20 Apr  7.15 - 9.15pm
£5 per session

The return of the light-hearted series of monthly poetry events hosted and led by international poet and writer Agnes Meadows.

  
 

Gordon Peters presents 'An Celebration of Flanders and Swann'

Another happy fun night with Gordon and David singing some of the wonderful humorous songs of Flanders and Swann.....

Friday 17 March  8pm
Tickets
£12

The North Surrey Suzuki Piano Group

Come and enjoy an afternoon of music performed by children who learn by the Suzuki Method.

Saturday 18 March 3pm

Cellar Wines Fine Wine and Cheese Tasting with Captivating Cake

Saturday 18 March - 7.30pm
Join us to raise money for the Mount Felix Tapestry, with a wine tasting with entertainment, cake, quiz and prizes! 

Christine and the Stackyard Stompers

Sunday 19 March 12.15pm to 2.15pm
Playing an exciting repertoire of 1920s classic jazz led by Christine on trombone and vocals, the Stompers pay tribute to the jazz greats.

 

Phill Jupitus - Work In Progress

Friday 24 March  8pm
Join stand-up comedian, poet, improviser and TV stalwart Phill Jupitus as he tries out new material ahead of Edinburgh Fringe!
 

Acoustic Youth Night

Saturday 25 March 7pm
Imogen Andrews hosts an evening featuring young local acoustic artists. Get in touch if you would like to perform too!
 

Brunch Barnstormers - Ange Hardy

Sunday 26 March - 12.15pm 
As a multi-talented instrumentalist you’ll be treated to Ange playing three different guitars, a bodhrán drum, tambourine, whistles and a 27-string Salvi harp an a shruti box

Lucky Dip Disco

Sunday 19 February at  3.30pm
A disco for under 7 with parents and relatives. Hosted by local award winning musician and DJ, Janek Schaefer.
 

Dave O'Higgins Quartet

Friday 31 March 8pm
"A stunning player in the neo-bop vein, with an apparently effortless flow of coherent ideas, beautiful tone and a highly developed harmonic sense." Jazz guide
 

Morgan and West present Parlour Tricks

Saturday 1 April - 8pm
Time travelling magic duo Morgan & West present a brand new show chock full of jaw dropping, brain bursting, gasp eliciting feats of magic. The dashing chaps offer up a plateful of illusion and impossibility, all served with wit, charm and no small amount of panache

The Passion of Jerome - Runnymede Drama Group

Weds 5 to Sat 8 April
Runnymede Drama Group presents The Passion of Jerome By Dermot Bolger
A gripping, powerful and utterly original piece of theatre.

EMC Lorena Paz Nieto (soprano) Johan Baroin (piano)

Saturday 13 May 2017 - 8pm
Winners of the Oxford Lieder Young Artist Platform in 2016 perform Sapnish songs including works by Turinas, de Falla and Villa-Lobos

EMC - Andrey Lebedev (guitar)

Saturday 17 June 2017 - 8pm
Works by Villa-Lobos and J.S.Bach and guitar music from Australia.