Available Events

Enter Voucher Code
Calendar

Celebrating Spoff - exhibition

Wed 19 - Sun 23 September, 10am - 4pm

Spoff was a violinist who 49 years ago, together with her colleague, the cellist Betty hewlins, founded Pro Corda, a national chamber music organisation for young people..... 

Jewellery Making

Tutor: Sarah Levy

Friday 10.00am - 12.00pm
£150 (12 weeks, tools provided, but materials will be extra)
 
Come and learn the basic skills of jewellery. Under Sarah’s guidance each student will have the opportunity to design and create a unique piece of jewellery.  
Email: sarahlevy37@yahoo.com

Mock Tudor Comedy Club

Friday 21 September  8pm
With high energy musical comedian Louis Burgess & 3 other fantastic acts!

Woodcarvers' Workshop

Join our friendly, informal group of woodcarvers 
                 
Saturday 22 Sept; 6, 20 Oct; 10, 24 Nov; 8 Dec 1 - 2.30pm
£6 per session - all tools provided 

Photography for Beginners - Tutor Astrid McGechan

Saturday: 22 Sept; 6, 20 Oct; 10, 24 Nov; 8 Dec 1 - 2.30pm
£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. 

Riverhouse Hookers (crochet) beginners course

Saturday 15, 20, 29 Sept. 6 Oct. 3-5pm
Tutor:
Merrian Holland
Suitable if you're a complete beginner, a bit rusty or a self taught beginner that wants to make sure they're not picking up any bad habits!
£50 (materials not included)

Barry Douglas

Saturday 22 September 8pm
Barry Douglas has established a major international career since winning the Gold Medal at the 1986 Tchaikovsky International Piano Competition, Moscow.... 

Celebrating Spoff - concert by the Doric Quartet

Sunday 23 September, 6pm

Doric String Quartet and chamber groups from nine leading chamber music organisations in the UK 

This day is being held to mark the 10th anniversary of the death of Pamela Spofforth MBE. ‘Spoff’ was a violinist who, 49 years ago, together with her colleague, the cellist Betty Hewlins, founded Pro Corda, a national chamber music educational organisation for young people. 

Haydn String Quartet in G, op.33 no.5
Mendelssohn String Quartet in F minor, op.80

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 
£170 (10 weeks)  A two-week trial is available for new students.

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) 

Monkey Theatre - Create a Scene!

Tutor: Jo Humphries

Monday 5.00pm - 6.00pm (7 - 9 years)
​Monday 6.00pm - 7.00pm (10 - 12 years)
Monday 7.00pm - 8.15pm (13 - 15 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.
 

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
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.

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 07747592266 or email jo@dancehappy.co.uk for more info

Alter Ego Drama for Adults

Tutor: Caroline Dooley 

Tuesdays 8.30pm - 10pm
£11 per session paid termly 
 
Learn acting and performance skills through drama games and exercises, without the pressure of being in a production

Celebrating the arts in Elmbridge

Wed 26 - Sun 30 September, 10am - 4pm

This exhibition consists of work by amateur artists and craftsmen living in Elmbridge or who are members of The Arts Society Walton (TASW).

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!

Mama Vox (Ladies singing ensemble)

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 towards occasional performances (optional!).

Call Janet on 07730 409648 / janetshell@talktalk.net

Life Drawing

Tutor: Corinne Manches

In this class, Corinne will explore appropriate techniques and develop your skills in the art of life drawing.

Thursday 10am - 1pm
£125* (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.
 

Creative Drawing Class

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

Tutor:Claire Grahame at 6.15pm
​         Melanie Paice and Claure Grahame at 8pm


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

Riverhouse Writers

Thursday:  13, 27 Sept; 11, 25 Oct; 8, 22 Nov; 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. 

Shackleton's Carpenter

Friday 28 September - 8pm
Performed by Malcom RennieSaturday 28 September - 8pm Shackleton's Endurance sank in Antarctica, leaving him and his crew of 27 stranded. McNish, brilliant carpenter and shipwright, defied Shackleton, but went all the way with him and played an absolutely vital role in ensuring all 28 were saved.

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

Saturday: 15, 29 Sept; 13 Oct; 3, 17 Nov; 1 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: 15, 29 Sept; 13 Oct; 3, 17 Nov; 1 Dec;
11.30am - 1.00pm (8 - 11 years)
 
£7.50 (£40 termly)
 
The Saturday Art Club students produce work inspired by the changing exhibitions in the Robert Phillips Gallery.

Lisa Kwei Band

Saturday 29 September - 8pm
Join Lisa and her band,. plus a guest poet and surprise artist, all raising money for Parkinsons UK. Pre-show supper available!
 

The Po' Boys

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

Sunday Supper Club

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

Phoenix Contemporary Textile Group - Collections: Why things matter

Wed 3 - Sun 21 October, 10am - 4pm

This enthusiastic and multi-talented group returns to the gallery with an intriguing exhibition offering the visitor an immersive experience of the world of collecting and collections

The Silver Screen - Home at Seven

Wednesday 3 October, 1.30pm
Home at Seven Starring Ralph Richardson, Margret Leighton & Jack hawkins. Directed by Ralph Richardson Screenplay by Anatole de grunwald. Based on the play by R C Sherriff.
 

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: 6 Sept; 4 Oct; 1 Nov; 6 Dec; 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 Woods Project

Friday 5 October - 8pm
Locally based saxophonist Tony Woods leads a highly distinctive group which draws on inspiration from folk idioms and pastoral expressiveness. “This is music of the heart, full of light and shade and full of surprises.” (Ian Carr).

Piano Recital

Saturday 6 October - 2pm
Advanced pupils from the eralys Fernandez Piano Academy will be performing piano classical music ranging from Beethoven to Ravel for this afternoon recital.

Mad About Movies

Saturday 6 October - 8pm
Introducing Award Winning Singer Robert Habermann's Great American Songbook Show
Mad About Movies
The story of The Hollywood Musical
 

Cardboard Carnival - Lempen Puppet Theatre Company

Sunday 7 October 2.30pm (workshop at 4pm)
This is ‘Carnival of the Animals’ but not as we know it. Dissected for body part potential to create the ‘ultimate animal’, we take inspiration from the music by Camille Saint-Saëns, a little help from Darwin and a whole lot of cardboard to mash up a show full of puppet possibility. Inspiration and delight for everyone from 4 to 104.
 

Lunchtime concert: Daniel Shao, Yuanfan Yang

Wednesday 10 October, 1pm
Programme: Syrinx - Debussy,  ‘Undine’ sonata - Reinecke,  Opera Fantasy on Freyschutz - Weber

Chris Garrick and The Budapest Cafe Orchestra

Friday 12 October 8pm
Led by jazz violin superstar Christian Garrick the Budapest Café Orchestra play folk and gypsy-flavoured music from across the Balkans and Russia, mournful Klezmer melodies, raucous Romanian Doinas and Hungarian Czada
 

African Arts Open Day - Drumming Workshop

Saturday 13 October, 10am, 11.30am, 1pm
Learn the basics of African drumming beats - drums provided or bring your own. Great fun for all ages.

African Arts Open Day - Dance Workshop

Saturday 13 Oct, 2pm
Get moving with the Bantu Dancers – adults and children of all ages welcome.

African Arts - Variety Show

Saturday 13 October, 5.30pm
A high octane, super-entertaining mix of African dance and music which will get you up and on your feet! 

Lucky Dip Disco

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

The Silver Screen - The Dam Busters

Wednesday 17 October , 1.30pm
The Dam Busters Starring Richard Todd, Michael Redgrave & Derek Farr. Directed by Michael Anderson Screenplay by R C Sherriff.

Yoga Session and Supper

Friday 14 September 7.30pm – 9.30pm
Yoga Session and candlelit vegetarian supper, mango lassi or chai tea,  Relaxing gift bag

Hannah Sloane (cello) Sophia Rahman (piano)

Saturday 20 October, 8pm

Cellist hannah Sloane is a member of the Eusebius Quartet, plays solo and teaches at Alleyn’s School and the Junior Royal Academy.  Sophia Rahman studied at the Yehudi Menuhin School and is now one of the country’s leading young accompanists.  Programme to include Poulenc Sonata

Brunch Barnstormers - Rachael McShane & The Cartographers

Sunday 21 October - Doors open at noon, gig starts at 12.15pm
An original member of folk big band Bellowhead, Rachel is now is playing with a brand new band, featuring guitarist Matthew Ord (Assembly Lane) and melodeon player Julian Sutton (Kathryn Tickell, Sting)....

Fast & Loose Theatre Company Quiz Night

A fundraising general knowledge quiz to raise money for Fast & Loose Theatre Company's production of Jane Austin and Friends presented by The Agreeable People

21 October 6pm

From Rosebriars to the Rowing Eight: Celebrating 25 Years of The RC Sherriff Trust


Wed 24 October - Sun 4 November, 10am - 4pm
​For 25 years, the R C Sherriff Trust has supported thousands of residents across the borough, through its grants and projects. This exhibition celebrates the people and initiatives that have helped make the Trust the success it is.

From Hampton Wick to Hollywood: Roland Wales

Thursday 25 October, 7.30pm
In this illustrated talk, Roland Wales, R C Sherriff’s biographer, discusses Sherriff’s approach to his screenwriting, his views on hollywood, the producers he liked to work with (and those he didn’t), the numerous obstacles he had to overcome, and the classic scripts which have never been produced

No Petticoats Here, performed by Louise Jordan

Saturday 27 October - 8pm
Stories of First World War women through song
Award winning singer, songwriter and musician Louise Jordan shares the stories of inspirational women who challenged expectations through original song and storytelling

Geoff Cole’s Red Hot Five

Sunday 28 October 12.15pm
This band specialises in mixing the familiar and the less hackneyed tunes and songs from the twenties and thirties with an all star personnel. This will be their debut performance at the Barn. 
 

Story Cafe

9 September - The Button Collection, 3.30pm
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.

Richard Digance - not bad for his age tour 2018

Richard resumes as normal after his Golden Anniversary celebrations of 2017 with a series of dates doing what he loves best, telling stories, playing the guitar and singing songs. This year there's a whole new show having shaken off the nostalgic trip of 50 years last year.

With a BAFTA Nomination as TV Entertainer Of The Year and Gold Award recipient from The British Academy of Composers, he turned his back on show biz for his first love of music and live performance. 
Friday 2 November, 8pm
£15

Snow White, Rose Red and Bear Brown

Sat 3 November, 11am and 2pm

Snow White and Rose Red – sisters, twins, best friends – have lived in the forest since they were Babes in the Wood. Not as worldly wise as their mother would have liked, they are nonetheless, kind, caring and sometimes a little over-enthusiastic in their deeds! 

ages 5+

Ali Cook: Principles of Deception

Saturday 3 November - 8pm
Star of the West End magic spectacular ‘Impossible,’ ‘Penn & Teller: Fool Us’ (ITV1), 'Dirty Tricks' (Ch4), 'Monkey Magic' (Five), ‘Psychic Secrets ‘(Five) and the ‘Jerry@Trick’  show with Jerry Sadowitz (Five). Ali Cook returns with his own brand of awe-inspiring magic and off-beat comedy. Expect to be genuinely amazed.

Short film competition 2018 'Shadows Fall'

Sunday 4 November, 7pm

Shadows Fall 
Screening of the winning entries from the Short Film Competition 2018 

The Silver Screen - The Four Feathers

Wednesday 7 November , 1.30pm
The Four Feathers
Starring John Clements, Ralph Richardson & June Duprez. Directed by Zoltan Korda Screenplay by R C Sherriff.

The Red Stripe Band

Friday 9 November, 8pm
“Imagine a smaller version of the Jools Holland Orchestra without the annoying front man” – Time Out..
Pre-show supper available..

Roger Wilson reads from 'Anna Uncensored'

Saturday 10 November, 7.30pm

On this, the eve of the centenary of the end of WWI, local author Roger Wilson, presents stories, with music and images, taken from his newly published ‘ghost autobiography’ ‘Anna Uncensored’. The memoir is based on the experiences of his grand-father in the War, and the centenary of his falling. Stories of War and Love, are sourced from the cache of over 700 letters written by Lt. g h Annaheim (Anna), of the 1st Royal Munster Fusiliers, to his family, and to his young fiancée, and then wife, Dorice. 

The Silver Screen - The Night My Number Came Up

Wednesday 14 November, 1.30pm 

The Night My Number Came Up
Starring Michael Redgrave, Sheila Sim & Denholm Elliot. Directed by Leslie Norman Screenplay by R C Sherriff

Stephen Hough

Wednesday 14 November, 8pm

One of the most distinctive artists of his generation, Stephen hough combines a distinguished career as a pianist with those of composer and writer. 

The Long Sunset

Friday 16 Nov, 7.30pm

Written in 1955, The Long Sunset begs the question: “Is it better to remain part of a large, Europe-wide organisation, or is it better to go it alone?” Although the organisation in question is The Roman Empire rather than the European Union, R C Sherriff’s play addresses issues that are as relevant today as they were when it was first written. 
 

Jane Austen - agreeable people

Sat 17, 8pm - Sun 18 November, 5pm (3pm Regency tea before Sunday show)

Celia Andrews, has brought together familiar and new faces to present a new play by Patricia Jones. her innovative dramatisation of Austen's writings will ensure you have an evening of “a little quiet cheerfulness." 
 

Lunchtime Concert - Adam Heron

Wed 21 November, 1pm
Lunch from 12noon (£8.50)

Born in hong Kong in 1999, Adam has established himself as one of today’s leading young pianists. he was a keyboard finalist in the 2018 BBC young Musician. he is currently studying at the Royal Academy London. Music to include works by Schumann and Chopin
 

Concert and Cake

Friday 23 November, 2.30pm
We invite you to come together to combat isolation during an afternoon tea concert, courtesy of professional live musicians from the charity Music in hospitals & Care.

Brunch Barnstormers - Harp and a Monkey

Sunday 25 November, 12.15 (doors open 12 noon)
Songs about cuckolded molecatchers, a lone English oak tree that grows at Gallipoli, care in the community and medieval pilgrims… We can only be talking about the folk experimentalists Harp and a Monkey!

£12.50 / £10.50 / U16 free

A Christmas Carol - Theatre Tours / Maverick Theatre

Friday 30 November, 8pm
Olivier Award winner, guy Masterson, last seen at Riverhouse with ‘Under Milk Wood’ in 2003 returns with festive favourite ‘A Christmas Carol’. Famed for bringing multiple characters to vivid life, Masterson recreates Scrooge, Marley, the Fezziwigs, Tiny Tim et al, in an enchanting performance that will dazzle and linger long in the memory. guaranteed to get you into the Christmas Spirit - in many more ways than one! 
 

Christine and the Stackyard Stompers - Jazz & Beer

Sunday 2 Demember, 12.15pm
Playing an exciting repertoire of 1920s classic jazz, led by Christine on trombone and vocals, the Stompers pay tribute to the jazz greats; like King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton and Clarence Williams. They enjoy bringing back ideas from the more obscure bands and tunes of the period. “Classic jazz needn’t be boring.”

Hannah Gordon and Friends - Christmas Cheer

Saturday 9 December, 7.30pm
Hannah Gordon and Martin Jenkins return to Riverhouse with their highly popular seasonal anthology of poetry and prose. 
 

The Silver Screen - Journey's End

Wednesday 5 December, 1.30pm
Journey’s End
Starring Sam Claflin, Paul Bettany & Asa Butterfield. Directed by Saul Dibb. Screenplay by R C Sherriff & Simon Reade

John Law's Re-Creations

Friday 7 December - 8pm
John Law's Re-Creations
John Law (piano)
Sam Crockatt (sax)
James Agg (bass)
Billy Weir (drums
 
"...Intriguingly creative new jazz" - John Fordham (Guardian)
 

Brunch Barnstormers O'Hooley & Tidow

Sun 9 December 2018, 12.15pm

Join ‘one of British Folk's mightiest combinations' (MOJO), O'Hooley & Tidow, for an afternoon of beautifully performed original, contemporary, and traditional winter songs from their latest album 'WinterFolk Vol 1', produced with BBC Radio 2 Folk Award winner Ben Walker.
 

 

RC Sherriff Trust Young Musician of the Year 2018: Voice

Sunday 9 December, 7.00pm
The final of the 2018 Young Musician of the Year Competition

Lunchtime Concert - 4 Girls 4 Harps

Wednesday 12 December 1pm (lunch at 12 noon)
A welcome return to Harriet Adie, Keziah Thomas, Eleanor Turner and Elizabeth Scorah with their enchanting programme of seasonal music.
 

Journey's Other End

Wednesday 12 December, 7.30pm
£8 / £6 concs


Using the scripted scenes, notes and research that Sherriff undertook, the R C Sherriff Trust presents a ‘staged presentation’ of the sequel to Journey’s End.

 

The Little Match Girl - Last Baguette company

Friday 14 December, 7pm
A warming tale for winter: London. Christmas Eve. The snow is falling. A little girl struggles fiercely through the cold. We follow her throughout the day as she encounters the funny and zany characters of the vibrant city streets. We enter the tumultuous world of her imagination, meeting talking turkeys, dancing rats, Queen Victoria, Prince Albert and their chattering Christmas tree. 

Age 4+

The Jolly Christmas Postman

Saturday 15 - Saturday 22 December see listing for show times
The Jolly Christmas Postman is on his final delivery of the year and he visits well-loved characters such as Miss Riding hood and humpty Dumpty and many others, with a gift for all this Christmas time. 

Lunchtime Concert - Amy Harmann (bassoon)

Wednesday 9 January 1pm
Jamal Aliyev (cello)
Maria Tarasewicz (piano)

 

The Sound Collective (piano quartet)

Wednesday 6 February - 8pm 
Sound Collective
 

Lunchtime Concert: Joe Richards (marimba)

Wednesday 13 March 1pm 
Joe Richards has performed all over the UK and abroad as soloist and in ensembles including the BBC Symphony Orchestra and London Sinfonietta....

Kristiana Ignatieva - cello

Saturday 18 May 2018, 8pm
£20