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The Sherriff Talks - A Theatre Peculiar and Almost Awful: The Old Vic

Tuesday 23 April 2024 - 11.30am
R C Sherriff brings us a brand new talk series - The Sherriff Talks - a season of Talks on the subject of theatre, film, music and literature.

Silver Screen Club Screening - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry (2023)

Tuesday 23 April 2024 - 1.30pm
A seemingly unremarkable man in his sixties named Harold one day learns that his old friend Queenie is dying. He goes to mail a letter, only to keep walking for over 700km until he reaches Queenie's hospice, much to the despair of his wife Maureen.

Dance Happy - Adult Ballet Classes at 5.30pm and 6.40pm

Tuesdays during term time
Either 5.30pm - 6.30pm or 6.40pm - 7.40pm

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

email jo_haley@hotmail.com for more info

Riverhouse Hookers - Crochet courses

Crochet courses

Tutor: Merrian Holland
Monday 12:30-2:30pm  or Tuesday 7.30pm-9.30pm or Saturday 3.30-5.30pm

Alter Ego - Drama for Adults

Alter Ego, Adult Drama Classes
: Caroline Dooley
Days: Tuesday: 8 – 9.30pm
Cost:  Dependent on how many weeks in the term 

Through drama games and acting exercises our fun workshop-style sessions will give you the freedom to explore the process of making drama without the pressure of being in a production. Come along for a creative workout!  No experience necessary, new members can join at any stage of the term following a free taster session.  TO BOOK contact Caroline via enquiries@drama4adults.com / www.drama4adults.com

Creative Stitch Class: Wednesdays 10am

Creative Stitch and Textiles
Tutor: Claire Grahame
Cost: £105 (ten weeks)

This is a relaxed and friendly course. It offers a combination of techniques such as batik, felting and machine sewing along with more traditional hand embroidery.
The course runs for ten weeks during term times only.

Oil Paintings by Rodney Kingston

Wednesday 24 - Sunday 28 April 2024

Free Oil Painting Demonstration
Open daily 10am - 4pm
Free admission. No need to book.

Oil painter Rodney Kingston will exhibit a wide range of subjects inspired by painting from life. Highlights include London scenes, the Thames, portraits, still life works and famous footballers painted on retro shirts.There will also be a small display of artwork by Rodney's father, David Kingston, who was a fine artist specialising in aircraft to commemorate 40 years since he passed away.

Creative Stitch and Textiles Class: Wednesdays 12:30pm

Creative Stitch and Textiles
Tutor: Claire Grahame
Cost: £105 (ten weeks)
This is a relaxed and friendly course. It offers a combination of techniques such as batik, felting and machine sewing along with more traditional hand embroidery.

Our ArtClub (Years 1-6) - 4.45pm - 5.45pm

Book your place: ourartclub4fun@gmail.com
Thursday 4.45 - 5.45pm
Price: £75 for 5 sessions
'Our ArtClub' looks to develop and build on the basic understanding that the arts are all around us.
Students will work with a variety of techniques, experimenting with different formats, whilst building a personal portfolio of work for each child and capturing an invaluable record of their creativity!

Art for Beginners and Continuers 6.15pm

Thursday 6.15pm - 7.45pm
Tutor: Claire Grahame 
Cost (10 week course): £105*

Our creative drawing course for adults is open to all levels of experience and will encourage you to release your creative energy. 
*basic materials only provided

Dragonfly Sky Singer-Songwriter Showcase - April

Thursday 25 April 2024 - 8pm
Epsom duo Dragonfly Sky bring their acclaimed singer-songwriter night to the Riverhouse Barn with new featured artists each month - Celia Barrett with Kate Sharples, Benita Johnson, and Alex Seel

Jewellery Making (Monday or Friday)

Tutor: Sarah Levy​
Days: Monday 10am – 12noon
     OR Monday 7pm – 9pm
     OR Friday 10am – 12noon

£180 for a 12 week term
*tools provided, but materials will be extra

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

Mixed Media Art Class for Adults

Mixed Media Class
Fridays 1.45 - 3.45pm 

Exploring mixed media through still life and landscapes using acrylic, pastels, charcoal, pencil, pen and Ink.
Contact clairegrahame0@gmail.com

Pride and Prejudice- Hotbuckle Productions

Friday 26 & Saturday 27 April 2024 - 7:30pm
Hotbuckle Productions return to Riverhouse Barn this April presenting Pride and Prejudice, written by Jane Austen, adapted for stage in true Hotbuckle style by Adrian Preater.

Woodcarvers - in the Toshiba Studio

10am - 12.30pm

Join our friendly, informal group of woodcarvers 

£8 per session - tools available but feel free to bring your own. 

Oil Painting Demo at the Robert Phillips gallery

2pm - 3pm Saturday 27 April
Robert Phillips gallery
Upstairs at Riverhouse Barn

As part of Rodney Kingston's exhibition Oil Paintings by Rodney Kingston which runs from Wednesday 24 to Sunday 28 April 2024 there will be an oil painting demonstration. All are welcome and there's no need to book in advance.


Jazz & Beer - Enrico Tomasso's Riverboat Shufflers

Sunday 28 April 12.15pm
Enrico and his Riverboat Shufflers return to Riverhouse, breathing new life into the golden era of jazz!

Watercolour Class (for adults)

Monday afternoon watercolour sessions
3pm - 5pm in the Toshiba Studio

A class for adults exploring watercolour. Tailored for all abilities and looking at both traditional and experimental techniques (incorporating other media) in still life and landscape painting. 
Contact clairegrahame0@gmail.com for more information about dates and how to book.

Life Drawing Classes

Every Monday 6pm - 8.30pm
Starting 29 April

Held in the barn. Professional models posing each week supported by internationally trained artist Stephen Jones NEW Classes at Riverhouse Barn arts centre (jonesstephenart.com)
Please book ahead by calling Stephen on 07565 908092
£30 each class or
£250 for 10 tickets
Open to all levels
Support, instruction and critique offered 

Sunbury Working Artists

10 am - 4pm
Wednesday 1 May to Sunday 12 May
Free admission. Ne need to book.

Sunbury Working Artists are a group of professional artists living and working independently of one another but coming together to exhibit. Many of our group have exhibited in major exhibitions in the U.K and overseas. They are on this Occassion proud to be showing their work on the other side of the Thames at the Robert Philips Gallery. This is an exhibition which will appeal to collectors, interior designers and lovers of fine art. 

Philosophy Café - with Chris Warne

Wednesday 17, 24 April and 1 May 2024 - 11am to 1pm RESERVATION NEEDED
PLEASE NOTE: We are having to cancel tthis Wednesday's (24th April) Philosophy Cafe session, as our facillitator, Chris Warnes,  isnt well. We wish him a speedy recovery.

Post Office Scandal - The Inside Story [NEW TIME ADDED]

Friday 3 May 2024 - 2pm [NEW TIME]
Friday 3 May 2024 - 8pm [SOLD OUT]

Meet Walton's very own journalist and broadcaster Nick Wallis for an evening unveiling even more shocking details and stories around this gripping, unbelievable and outrageous Post Office Scandal. Also on stage as Nick's special guest is 'Second Sight' investigator Ian Henderson.

Lunchtime Concert- Felix Rosenboom (cello), Angus Webster (piano)

Wednesday 8 May 2024 - Lunch at 12:00 nn; Concert at 1:00 pm
1st Prize winner of Anton Rubenstein International Cello Competition and the Concorso Mainardi cello competition at the Mozarteum University, Salzburg in 2022, Felix Rosenboom returned to Riverhouse with pianist Angus Webster. Programme included Beethoven's 7 Variations from Mozart's Magic Flute, Pohádka by Janáček and Sonata for cello and Piano by Rachmaninoff. 
You can now book your lunch when you purchase your concert tickets!  

The Best of BIAFF - The British International Amateur Film Festival

BIAFF – The British International Amateur Film Festival is the largest and, arguably, the best Film Festival of its kind in Europe. It attracts film entries from all around the world and the standard of the best films rivals anything one sees on television. This is a unique opportunity to see some of the very best amateur films made during 2023. Subjects range from Comedy to Tragedy, from Serious to Light-hearted, informative, sometimes educational and always entertaining.

The Little Prince- A Lyngo Theatre and Norwich Puppet Theatre Collaboration

Saturday 11 May 2024- 2:00pm 
The Little Prince  - A collaboration between Lyngo Theatre and Norwich Puppet Theatre (Age 5+)
Through mesmerising puppetry and beautiful music the boy who fell to earth teaches his friend the Aviator about love, life and real happiness in this adaptation of one of the best-selling children's books of all time. 



Sunday 12 May 2024 - 12:15pm
A heart-warming, musical homage to the great American singer-songwriters of the late 60’s and early 70’s, featuring beautiful timeless songs from James Taylor, Carole King, Simon & Garfunkel, Joni Mitchell, Don Mclean, Bread, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, America, The Byrds, Mamas and Papas, Carly Simon and more!
Produced and hosted by singer-guitarist Paul Wheeler (TV Director, 'Live at the Apollo') with Sophie Langham (West-End actress-singer and formerly Eastenders).

Teatime Concert: Annie Jacobs- Perkins (cello) Lili Bogdanov (piano)

Sunday 12 May 2024 - 5pm
Winner of the 2023 Paul Fournier Award , Annie has concerts at the Wigmore Hall, Oxford May Music and Bridgewater Hall this month. She is coming to Riverhouse to help us launch a new series of Sunday Teatime Concerts.

Edwin Cripps 2024

Wednesday 15 - Sunday 19 May 2024
10am - 4pm
Free Entry

Edwin Cripps, a self-styled 'artist of the absurd' and native of Feltham in Midlesex has had almost 50 years experience at producing his own brand of pictorial lunacy chronicling the many peculiarities of the human condition. Predominant is his depiction of mankind's determination in inflicting self punishment via the process of absurdity with no punches pulled.
Edwin's aim is to examine our situation as a species, always with humour, but at the same time looking at our true place in nature.
To quote the late, great Frank Zappa, 'Absurdity is the only Reality'.
Edwin's long term friend and co-artist Anne Whitelock (Dixon) has a very different vision and is exhibiting alonside Edwin as a guest. According to Edwin, the excellence of her work is to be regarded as a welcome contrast.

Mr Shakespeare

Saturday 18 May 2024 - 8pm
Ciaron Davies plays Shakespeare, exploring the man himself, and how the influences of his family and his peer group shapes some of his works in particular King Lear, Anthony and Cleopatra, and Macbeth. This is an evocative depiction of London and Jacobean England during the plague, and of genius in isolation.

Megson - Walton Folk

19th May  12.15pm
Four times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and double winners of the Spiral Earth Awards MEGSON create a truly unique brand of folk music.

The Sherriff Talks - A Realised Dream: The Royal National Theatre

Tuesday 21 May 2024 - 11.30am
R C Sherriff brings us a brand new talk series - The Sherriff Talks - a season of Talks on the subject of theatre, film, music and literature.

Silver Screen Club Screening - Sunset Boulevard (1950)

Tuesday 21 May 2024 - 1.30pm
The film stars William Holden as Joe Gillis, a struggling screenwriter, and Gloria Swanson as Norma Desmond, a former silent-film star who draws him into her deranged fantasy world, where she dreams of making a triumphant return to the screen.

​​​​​​​Watercourse: from Arroyo to Yazoo. 

Wednesday 22 May to Sunday 2 June 2024
10am - 4pm 
Admission Free

An exhibition reflecting the landscape of love, loss and grief through art, featuring works by the artist Valerie Timmis, together with writings by David Morris.

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 24 May

Friday 24 May 2024 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night with Daisy Earl as MC, and Tom Deacon headlining - with more acts to follow!

Simply Bowie - Bowie As You've Never Heard Him Before....

25th May 8pm
Featuring Oliver Darley and pianist Chad Lelong...

Following two sell-out seasons at Edinburgh's Fringe Festival and a European Tour, former NME Vocalist of the Year and local Walton resident Oliver Darley presents Simply Bowie, bringing his own inimitable style to the music of this iconic artist.
Working with jazz pianist Chad Lelong, the two have stripped back Bowie's most recognisable hits to present a unique interpretation of great British songwriting.....

Henry VIII- An interactive Show and Drama Workshop by Aesop's Touring Theatre Company

Tuesday 28 May 2024 - 10am to 12.45pm
Trace the passage of King Henry the Eighth during his reign and meet his six wives and several other interesting and amusing characters. Discover the Tudor period and the people of the time with authentically designed costumes and props.  Follow it up with a participative and fun-filled Drama Workshop.

South Asian Dance Workshop by Kala The Arts

Kala the Arts will lead a special South Asian Dance Workshop featuring Odissi - a classical temple dance which is sculptural and aesthetic.

South Asian Dance Performance by Kala The Arts

Kala the Arts presents a special South Asian dance performance with live violin music.  The dance portrays the aura of Shiva - the dancer, the blue god, dweller of the mountains, the serene calmness of cemetery as he talks to the dead, meditator, dialogue with untamed animals- creatures of the earth.

Dragonfly Sky Singer-Songwriter Showcase - May

Thursday 30 May 2024 - 8pm
Epsom duo Dragonfly Sky bring their acclaimed singer-songwriter night to the Riverhouse Barn with new featured artists each month - this month featuring ELTEL, KB Bayley, and Rylee Somers

LEGENDS OF LONDON- A Riverhouse Fundraiser with Music, Poetry and Prose

Sunday 2 June 2024 - 2.30pm
A light-hearted presentation of music, poetry and prose followed by an included Devonshire cream tea brought to your table.

Introduction to Enamelling

Calling all budding enamelists! 
Would you like to learn how to fuse powdered glass to metal, which can achieve wonderful creative results? 
Our enamelling group is offering Beginners Skill Sessions. You will be signing up for 3 x 2hr sessions run over three weeks. You must be over 18 and be prepared to adhere to all safety procedures.
 Dates:  Tuesday 9am - 11am June 4th + June 11th + June 18th Cost: £90 for 3 weeks (2 hour session per week)
Cost includes the metal and enamel materials. The teaching will cover the skills needed to create key rings or pendants.

Mindful Threads of Nature in Wellbeing 2024

Mindful Threads of Nature in Wellbeing
Wednesday 5 - Sunday 9 June 2024
Open daily 10am to 4pm
Free admission. No need to book.

Susan Blandford, Isabel Gomes and Maria Morris collaborate to bring you their unique talents and creative art to fill your living or work space, along with your heart, mind and soul.
Join us to calm your chaos, lighten your day-to-day burdens and energise your moment. Our natural artwork allows you to use all your senses to enjoy the healing power of nature. Please see our website for the latest information -

Michell, Pfeiffer & Kulesh - Walton Folk

Sunday 9th June  12.15pm
Michell, Pfeiffer & Kulesh are an all-female close harmony folk trio that brings together the exciting talents and exquisite voices of award-winning songwriters Odette Michell, Karen Pfeiffer and Daria Kulesh. Their stunning three-part vocal harmonies bring to life spellbinding folk tales, expertly woven together with an international twist.

The Sherriff Talks - Mr Garrick’s Fireside: A Personal History of The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane

Tuesday 11 June 2024 - 11.30am
R C Sherriff brings us a brand new talk series - The Sherriff Talks - a season of Talks on the subject of theatre, film, music and literature.

Silver Screen Club Screening - The Great Escaper (2023)

Tuesday 11 June 2024 - 1.30pm
In the summer of 2014, a World War II veteran sneaks out of his care home to attend the 70th anniversary commemoration of the D-Day landings in Normandy.

Beautiful Strange - Retrospective Exhibition

BEAUTIFUL STRANGE - Retrospective Exhibition.
Wednesday 12 June 2024 – Sunday 7 th July 2024

Lunchtime Concert - Andrew West (piano)

Wednesday 12 June 2024- Lunch at 12:00 nn; Concert at 1:00 pm
Andrew West is a renowned song accompanist, chamber musician and soloist performing worldwide. He is currently the Music Director and Chairman of the Kirckman Concert Society. West studied at the Royal Academy of Music, where he is now a Fellow. 
Programme: Goldberg Variations  J.S Bach
You can now book your lunch when you purchase your concert tickets!  

Austen's Women - Lady Susan, Dyad Productions

Thursday 13 June - 7:30pm
Austen's Women are back - in a brand-new solo show! Devil-may-care Lady Susan, the coquettish black widow, hunting down not one, but two, fortunes; oppressed, rebellious daughter Frederica; long-suffering sister-in-law Catherine; family matriarch Mrs De Courcy; and insouciant best friend, Alicia. Based on Jane Austen's first full-length work from 1794, performed by Rebecca Vaughan and directed by Andrew Margerison.

DUO play Flamenco Fusion

Friday 14 June 2024 - 8pm
A feel-good evening with two amazingly talented acoustic guitarists who blend flamenco, pop, rock and classical guitar styles into a unique and exciting sound over a varied set-list. Their flying fingerwork and percussive style of play showcases the versatility of the classical guitar. 

The Boneshaker Band

Saturday 15 June 2024 - 8pm
The Boneshakers are a London-based band causing a stir on the 'New Speakeasy' scene. They conjure up a heady cocktail of music from the roaring 20s and beyond.

Jazz & Beer - Malcolm Earle Smith Quartet

Sunday 16 June - 12.15pm
Trombonist and vocalist Malcolm Earle Smith returns to Riverhouse with his quartet with a gig that pay homage to the 'Great Crooners'....

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 21 June

Friday 21 June 2024 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night with Gordon Southern as MC, and Shazia Mirza headlining - with more acts to follow!

Maiastra String Sextet

Saturday 22 June 2024 - 7.30pm
Programme to include: Mozart Grande Sestetto Concertante in E-flat major, K. 364; Tchaikovsky String Sextet in D minor, Op. 70 "Souvenir de Florence"

Dragonfly Sky Singer-Songwriter Showcase - June

Thursday 27 June 2024 - 8pm
Epsom duo Dragonfly Sky bring their acclaimed singer-songwriter night to the Riverhouse Barn with new featured artists each month - Artists to be announced!

Keith James in Concert – The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Friday 28 June 2024 - 7.30pm
With a lifetime reputation of performing in this exact way and an undying love of the ‘pure song’, Keith James gives you a concert of Cohen’s amazing material.

Harmony's Music Club presents- Paddington Bear's First Concert

Don’t miss this wonderfully witty and entertaining performance of Paddington Bear’s First Concert now in its 3rd year.  Explore innovative sound effects in a pre-concert workshop and then put your skills straight into action when cued during this original hit family concert.   Produced and directed by Harmony's Music Club with popular children's narrator Alex Campbell.

Ashley C of E School Exhibition 2024

Wednesday 10 - Sunday 14 July 2024
Open 10am - 4pm
Admission free. No need to book.

Lunchtime Concert - Consone Quartet with Francesca Gilbert (viola) and Alexander Rolton (cello)

Wednesday 10 July 2024 - Lunch at 12:00 nn; Concert at 1:00 pm
The Consone Quartet are fast making a name for themselves with their honest and expressive interpretations of repertoire, notably from the classical and romantic eras. In this concert they are delightfully joined by violist Francesca Gilbert and cellist Alexander Rolton to present a string sextet. This is the last lunchtime concert for this summer before a new classical music season opens in October. 
You can now book your lunch when you purchase your concert tickets!  

Terry Alderton & Friends

Saturday 13 July 2024 - 8pm
With multiple 5 star reviews, award wins and nominations, Terry Alderton is here for an evening of funny, as he puts on a special night of comedy with friends!

Silver Screen Club Screening - Summer Holiday (1962)

Tuesday 16 July 2024 - 1.30pm
Four young bus mechanics travel across Europe to Athens by double-decker bus on their summer holiday, a trip which becomes a tuneful, unforgettable holiday in one of the greatest British film musicals of all time.

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 19 July

Friday 19 July 2024 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night with Rory O’Hanlon as MC, Nathan Caton as headliner plus Kate Martin and Joshua Bethania!

Let's Make a Show 2024 - Sense and Nonsense!

Monday 29 July to Friday 2 August 2024 - daily 10.00am to 5.00pm, plus a show for the family on Friday at 6.30pm
Celia Andrews and her crew are putting together their annual Children's Summer Drama Workshop - "Let's Make a Show"!  The week will give children aged 7 years to 13 years the opportunity to explore their creativity and put together a show for friends and family.

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 13 September

Friday 13 September 2024 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night with Markus Birdman as headliner, Ash Frith as MC and more acts to follow!


Wednesday 25 September to Sunday 20 October 2024

The Elmbridge Moving Art exhibition is coming back to the Robert Phillips Gallery at the Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre from Wednesday 25 September to Sunday 20 October 2024  to showcase the work of local artists.

Artists aged 15+ are invited to submit one piece of art for consideration if they are interested in being part of this extraordinary community initiative supported by Elmbridge Borough Council and The R C Sherriff Trust.
If you would like the chance to have your work exhibited locally please email movingart.elmbridge@gmail.com for more information.

Kerry Godliman: Work in Progress

Thursday 3 October
Join star of After Life and Derek, Kerry Godliman, as she returns to Mock Tudor Comedy Club to try out some brand-new material before she heads out on tour!

Derek Paravicini and Friends - Charity Concert

Sunday 6 October 2024 - 1pm
Renowned pianist, Derek Paravicini, alongside Professor of Music, Adam Ockelford and guest performers thirteen-year-old blind pianist, Chapman Shum, and Amber Trust ‘Golden Fundraiser’ and Violinist Poppy McGhee present a concert of music in aid of the Amber Trust.

Kathryn Roberts & Sean Lakeman - Walton Folk

Thursday 10 October 2024 - 8pm
With their exquisite brand of traditional and contemporary acoustic music, Kathryn and Sean return to Walton Folk for the first time since 2019 to showcase their new relese 'The Collection' -  18 of their most loved songs compiled into one seamless album...

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 11 October

Friday 11 October 2024 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night with Max Fulham as headliner, Matt Price as MC plus Fiona Allen - with more acts to follow!

Andrew Ryan: Let Me Know How You Get On

Friday 18th October 8pm
Andrew Ryan is finally living the life he always thought he would after moving to Belfast and he's taking his hilarious tales of woe and ineptitude on tour across the UK and Ireland this Autumn....

Blown Out On The Trail - The Songs of Bob Dylan - Walton Folk

Sunday 3 November 2024 - 7pm
With stripped back, intimate acoustic arrangements and close vocal harmony, the night evokes the 60’s cafes of Greenwich Village and Dylan’s early Newport performances with Joan Baez as well as taking in a range of folk- rock, pop and American songbook style songs from across his 60 year career.

Steve Pledger - Walton Folk

Friday 29 November 2024 - 8pm
Steve Pledger
is a multi-award-winning recording artist with an enviable reputation as a talented and dynamic performer. With writing that ranges from fragile reflections on love and loss to blistering commentaries on present circumstances, his songs pack an emotional punch, both on record and on stage.

Jackie Oates & John Spiers - Walton Folk

Tuesday 10 December 2024 - 8pm
Multi award-winning contemporary folk artists Jackie Oates and John Spiers meld together their shared love of English traditional folk tunes and songs with their fine voices and expertly played acoustic instruments.  Audiences can look forward to a fresh, uplifting and poignant evening.

Sam Sweeney – Walton Folk

Sunday 6 April 2025 - 12.15pm
BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards 2019 – Nominated Musician Of The Year, Sam comes to Walton Folk in a rare opportunity to spend an informal evening with “one of the defining fiddle players of his generation” (Mark Radcliffe, BBC Radio 2)...