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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

photoGraphics: Terry Jeavons

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

This solo exhibition brings together original graphic artwork and photographic images..

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. 

Photography for Beginners - Tutor Astrid McGechan

Saturday: Saturday 18 May; 1, 15, 29 Jun; 13, 20 Jul
£70 (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. 

Woodcarvers' Workshop

Saturday 18 May; 1, 15, 29 Jun; 13, 20 Jul
10am - 12.30pm

Join our friendly, informal group of woodcarvers 

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

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.....

Riverhouse Writers

Thursday: 25 April; 9, 23, 30 May, 20 June, 25 July
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. 

Mock Tudor Comedy Preview Fest - Kelly Convey & Andrew Ryan

Sunday 28 Juy 7.30pm
Our last preview double header of the season with Andrew Ryan and Kelly Convey..

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. 

Riverhouse Summer Art Workshops

Tues 13 Aug & Thurs 15 Aug
10am - 12.30pm (5-8yrs), 2pm - 4.30pm (9-12 yrs)
Join Imogen Andrews and Sophie Boyce, tutors of Riverhouse After School Art Club for some holiday fun

Walton Folk - Saskia Griffiths-Moore

Sunday 8 September 12.15pm
Saskia Griffiths-Moore is a young Brit-Country artist with an unusual take on life, increasingly known for her contemporary, cross genre songwriting which draws from Roots, Americana and Folk influences.

Stitch Party

Wednesday 19, 26 June; 3, 10 July; 11, 25 September, 9, 23 October, 6, 27 November
Contact: Lottie lottie-per@hotmail.co.uk 
From £8.50 per session

Evening workshops teaching hand stitching techniques and how to incorporate them into fun, quirky and illustrative designs.
Take home your own embroidery each session to use, wear or frame. 
Promoting hand stitching to help our well being. 
Embracing hand made activities.
Joining and meeting stitchers of the community to engage in and discuss future stitch projects.
Collectively enjoy hand stitching as an art form.

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

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.

Maria Levandovskaya (piano)

Sunday 29 September 3pm 
Maria Levandovskaya is a Russian-born pianist and accompanist. She studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Martin Roscoe and Caroline Palmer.
Programme to focus on: Messiaen, Chopin and Debussy

Celestial Bodies (presented by IJAD Dance Company)

Saturday 5 October, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm 
Join IJAD Dance Company in this part-dance, part-game, part-science experiment where participants use balloons, stardust and their imagination to learn how planets (and their own body) function and impact each other and everything around them.

Lucky Dip Disco

Sundays 6 October, 10 November  3.30pm
Bubbles, lights, games and musical mayhem! A retro disco party for children under 7, with their grown-ups..

Walton Folk - Greg Russell and Ciaran Algar

Sunday 27 October 12.15pm
Two time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winners Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar combine Russell’s powerful vocals and driving guitar style with the latter’s All-Ireland Championship winning fiddle playing..... 

Walton Folk - Gigspanner

Wednesday 13 November 8.00pm
In the wake of his departure from Steeleye Span, multi award winning fiddle player Peter Knight has turned his full attention to his trio Gigspanner, and in the process established their reputation as one of the most genuinely ground-breaking forces on the British folk scene...

Half a String presents Under the Frozen Moon

Saturday 16 November 11.30am and 2.30pm
In this heartwarming tale, a fierce, courageous young girl sets out to confront the dragon who has hoarded all the fire and lights for himself. With lively poetry, transforming sets, exciting puppetry and atmospheric live music, Under the Frozen Moon brings life to a beautiful world of ice and adventure.

Glimmer Theatre presents Cabareilidh

November 16 - 8pm
Come along for a night of wild ceilidh dancing and cabaret acts inspired by surrey’s customs and traditions.

Walton Folk - Lady Maisery

Friday 29 November 8.00pm
With their unique approach to harmony singing, multi-instrumentalists and singers Hazel Askew, Hannah James and Rowan Rheingans harness and celebrate their united voice.....

Walton Folk - Lucy Ward: Winter Solstice

8 December 12:15pm
This winter, join BBC award winning singer songwriter Lucy Ward for an afternoon of solstice magic, woven from festive song and traditions ages old and sprinkled with her own stunning back catalogue of spellbinding original material........