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Dramatize presents Appearance

Dramatize presents Appearance 

Our organisation is trying to change perceptions of artists with learning disabilities through different art forms, showing artists with learning disabilities in a light other than sweet and innocent. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Dramatize on 07912 183085 or karen@dramatize.co.uk

Tue 13 Feb - Sun 4 Mar
FREE entry

Jewellery Making

Tutor: Sarah Levy

Friday 10.30am - 12.00am
£95 (10 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

Soul Food Café

Friday 23 February, 7-10pm 
A relaxed evening of acoustic music with delicious Indian buffet supper from the Barn Kitchen. Good for the soul!

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

Saturday: 13, 27 Jan; 10, 24 Feb (AT THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR); 10, 24 March
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. Please note that on Saturday 24th February the art club will take place at the Contemporary Art Fair at Sandown Park in Esher and not at Riverhouse.

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

Saturday: 13, 27 Jan; 10, 24 Feb (AT THE CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR); 10, 24 March
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. Please note that on Saturday 24th February the art club will take place at the Contemporary Art Fair at Sandown Park in Esher and not at Riverhouse.

Molesing presents An Evening of Music

Saturday 24 February 8pm
An eclectic musical evening of show tunes, movie anthems contemporary classics with special guest Mike Sterling
 

Brunch Barnstormers - Oka Vanga

Oka Vanga 

Oka Vanga are Angela Meyer and William Cox, an award winning UK Folk and Roots duo. Whether singing, playing guitar, ukulele or mandolin, this husband and wife duo have a strong set of original songs and well known tunes “guaranteed to win the hearts and minds of any audience.” (FATEA)

Sunday 25 February 12 noon - Doors open at noon, gig starts at 12.15pm
£12.50 (£10.50) children free

Raise the Curtain - First Steps

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
£95 (10 weeks)   A two-week trial is available for new students.

Our Art Club (mini)

Calling all Little Creatives!
​Bring along your grown up and get ready to be excited about art, have fun with materials and feed your imagination.
​Age group: 2 - 4 year olds
6th Nov - 11th Dec
​MONDAYS 10.30 - 11.30am
6 sessions for £50

email: ourartclub4fun@gmail.com

Raise the Curtain - Baby Steps

Monday 11am - 12pm (6 months to 2 1/2 years)
​Adult and child attend classes together with specially selected and researched songs and routines.

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)
£80 (10 weeks) 

Monkey Theatre - Create a Scene!

Tutor: Jo Humphries

Monday 5.00pm - 6.00pm (7 - 9 years)
​Monday 6.00pm - 7.15pm (10 - 12 years)
Monday 7.15pm - 8.30pm (12 - 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)
£80 (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 / £9 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
£10.50 per session paid termly 
 
Learn acting and performance skills through drama games and exercises, without the pressure of being in a production

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. 

Bridge Tea Fundraiser

Wednesday 28 February 1.30 - 4.30pm 
Join us for a fundraising Bridge and Cream Tea event 
 

After School Art Club Wednesday 4.00pm - 5:30pm (5-7 years)

Wednesday 4.00pm - 5:30pm (5-7 years)
£80 (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
£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: 4 Jan; 1 Feb; 1 Mar; 5 April 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 over a glass of wine!
 
Tutors: Rosie Boden and Val Woolford

Creative Drawing Class

Thursday 8.00pm - 9.30pm  
£90 (10 weeks including materials)

Tutor:Claire Grahame

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

Mock Tudor Comedy Club

 Friday 2 March 8pm
Riverhouse Barn's very own pro club night showcasing the best of the UK's comedy talent! In association with Off The Kerb Productions..

Woodcarvers' Workshop

 Co-ordinator: Bernard Carr

Join our friendly, informal group of woodcarvers 
                 
Saturday 16, 30 Sept; 14 Oct; 11, 25 Nov; 9 Dec; 10am - 12pm
£6 per session - all tools provided 

Photography for Beginners - Tutor Astrid McGechan

Saturday: 6, 20 Jan; 3, 17 Feb; 3, 17 March 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. 

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 3 March 3pm
£10 (£5 U15)

Janet Shell presents Singing Through my Ancestry

Sunday 4 March 3pm
Singing through My Ancestry. Janet will give a presentation with PowerPoint and song, about some remarkable finds in her ancestry.

Surface Tensions - Ben, Daniel, Sally, Simon Dray

Surface Tensions – Ben Dray, Daniel Dray, Sally Dray, Simon Dray 

An exhibition of work made by family members that includes the sculptural exploration of everyday objects, different interpretations of portraiture and landscape painting, and the metaphorical aspect of eroding urban advertising and graffiti. 

Wednesday 7 – Sunday 18 March
Free Entry

Silver Screen Club - Lion

Lion
Staring Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman
Wednesday 7 February
1.30pm


Call 01932 229996 (RC Sherriff Trust for more info on their over 60s film club)

Cathy Come Home - Thames Radical Cinema

Thames Radical Cinema is open to all, the bar opens at 7pm for a 7.30pm start and is open after the film for a discussion. 

Members receive the concessionary price, for details of membership contact: membership@thamesradicalcinema.co.uk 
Thursday 8 March - Cathy Come Home 
7pm

Riverhouse Writers

Thursday:  14, 18 Sep; 12, 26 Oct; 9, 23 Nov 7:45 - 9:15pm
£30 (per term of 6 sessions) or £6 per session

Facilitator: Val Woolford 
Would you like to improve your power over words? Beginners welcome. 

Rhodri Miles - Dylan Thomas 'Clown in the Moon'

Friday 9 March  8pm
Riverhouse welcomes back acclaimed actor Rhodri Miles with a dramatic portrait of the poet's chaotic, frequently hilarious, and all too brief life.  
 

Wind in the Willows

From the peaceful pleasures of Ratty’s beloved river bank to the fearful frights and wicked weasels of the Wild Wood, join Mole and Ratty on their marvellous adventures, along with gruff old Badger and magnificent Mr Toad. 
Saturday 10 March 1pm & 4pm

The Panama Cafe Orchestra

The Panama Cafe Orchestra 

The Panama Cafe Orchestra bring you nostalgia, wit and authentic vintage jazz and dance music from the 1920’s and ’30’s. They are greatly influenced by the bands of King Oliver, Duke Ellington, The Goofus Five, McKinney’s Cotton Pickers, the Savoy Orpheans and, of course, Bix and the Gang.

Sunday 11 March 12.15pm
£8.50

Lucky Dip Disco

Sunday 10 December, Sunday 11 March at 3.30pm
A retro disco party for children under 7 with their grown ups. Hosted by award-winning local musician and DJ Janek Schaefer.
 

Lunchtime Concert - Bela Hartmann (piano)

Weds 14 March - 1pm (lunch 12 noon)
Bela Hartmann (piano)

Ozlem's Turkish Table

Food & book event
Riverhouse is excited to welcome Ozlem Warren into our kitchen who will be demonstrating a recipe from her forthcoming book ' Ozlem's Turkish Table' which can be pre-ordered at the event at a special price.  

Thursday 15 March - 6.30pm 
£10

Poetry and Plonk

20 July (7.30-9.30); 7 Sep; 19 Oct; 16 Nov; 14 Dec 7.15-9.15
£5 per session

Popular, light-hearted monthly poetry event, complementing Riverhouse's extensive literature programme. Hosted and led by international poet and writer, Agnes Meadows.

  
 

Just an Ordinary Lawyer

Saturday 17 March 8pm
Tayo Aluko follows the multi-award-winning ‘Call Mr. Robeson’ with another “brilliantly put together history lesson delivered as art.”

Brunch Barnstormers - Jackie Oates

Jackie Oates 

Jackie Oates is synonymous with the reinvigoration of English folk. Her tantalising approach to traditional songs gained have several BBC Folk Awards.

Sunday 18 March - Doors open at noon, gig starts at 12.15pm
£12.50 (£10.50) children free

Hampton School Chamber Music Concert

Tuesday 20 March 7.30pm

An evening of chamber music and solos from pupils at Hampton school. Programme will include Dvorak Piano Quintet op.81 and guitar, brass and other ensembles. There will be a retiring collection.


 

David Gamble (Spring 2018)

David Gamble 

This is an exhibition of work from the last three years. David was a student of celebrated West Country based painter Robert Lenkiewicz. This is an exhibition of some of the highest quality affordable art in Surrey and 20% of sales will go to the charity Sense, who work with deafblind people.

Wednesday 21 March – Sunday 8 April

Tom Millar Quartet

Tom Millar Quartet 
The quartet plays Tom’s original music, inspired by places and people that are important to him. Alex Munk’s soaring guitar sound complements Tom’s piano playing perfectly and both are able to stretch out over the rhythm section’s emphatic grooves. 

Friday 23 March 8pm
£15 (£6 students)
Pre - show meal £12

Arthur Smith Live at Riverhouse

Saturday 24 March
Following an impromptu visit to Riverhouse in September, Arthur Smith returns with his fully fledged one man show.
 

Mad Hatters Workshop

Thursday 29 March and Friday 30 March 10am (5+) and 1pm (8+)
​Saturday 31 March 10am (all ages)

Calling all Mad Hatters, March Hares and other creative kids or adults. Come and design and make a mad hat to take home and then join us for a Mad Hatters Tea Party on Saturday 31 March.
 

Mad Hatters Tea Party

Saturday 31 March 2pm - 4pm
£7 (£5 Friends or children)

Performance readings from 'Alice in Wonderland' and 'Alice Through the Looking Glass'; tea and cake; and a parade.

Silver Screen Club - Arsenic and Old Lace

For details about the Silver Screen Club and to reserve tickets please contact the R C Sherriff Trust on 01932 229996 or email arts@rcsherrifftrust.org.uk

Arsenic and Old Lace
Starring Cary Grant and Raymond Massey

Wednesday 4 April
1.30pm

Alina Ibragimova (violin)

Wednesday 4 April
Ibragimova is one of the outstanding violinists of her generation and we are excited that she will be performing a programme of Brahms Violin Sonatas. 

Mount Felix Tapestry

Wednesday 10 to 29 April  10am to 4pm
The Mount Felix Tapestry has been a three year community project involving stitchers aged 6-94. Its 44 panels tell the story of the No. 2 NZ General Hospital at Mount Felix... catch it before it goes to New Zealand.

Runnymede Drama Group presents 'People'

Wednesday 11 to Saturday 14 April  7.45pm 
The plumbing doesn’t work, the cellar is flooded and there is a bath on the billiard table. Exactly how far will the eccentric Lady Dorothy go to save Stacpole House?....

Lunchtime Concert: Clare Hammond

Wednesday 18 April, 1pm (12 noon)

Clare returns to Riverhouse with a new programme tbc

Zoe Rahman Trio

Friday 20 April - 8pm
Vibrant, and highly individual pianist/composer, Zoe’s super attractive music is deep rooted in jazz, but also reflects her classical training and her British/Bengali heritage.

Duo Ardente - Aleksandra Lelek (Cello) Maciej Zimka (Accordian)

Saturday April 21 - 8pm
Two brilliant musicians from Poland, winners of many international prizes, combine to provide a haunting sound. Their programme includes music by Bach, Chopin, Szymanowski and Piazzolla in arrangements which surprise and delight.

Brunch Barnstormers - Kadia

Sunday April 22 - doors open at 12noon for 12.15 gig
Kadia are a fast rising acoustic trio from Dorset who perform a galvanizing mix of traditional folk and cutting edge original songs

Odette Adams

Saturday April 28 - 8pm
Odette’s songs are fresh, uplifting and ‘sun-kissed’, to quote Clive Davis – The Sunday Times!

Walton Folk Festival

Our first ever all-day folk festival!  Afternoon session: Suntrap, Jack Cookson, Kitty Mcfarlane and The Outside Track.  Evening Session: Kim Lowings and The Greenwood, The Urban Folk Quartet.  
Sunday 6 May from 12 noon until 11pm

May Fair

Monday 7 May - 11 - 4pm 
A good old fashioned May Day Parade and Celebration with maypole dancing featuring local school children, 
 

Lunchtime Concert - Emily Turkanik (violin)

Weds 9 May - 1pm (lunch 12 noon)
programme to be announced

Melissa James


Friday 11 May - workshop at 6pm, gig 8pm 
"James takes all of her musical loves - jazz, blues, soul, folk - and wraps them up into songs that achieve an astonishing array of moods and emotions." Jazzwise
Participants in the workshop are invited to sing with Melissa during the performance.

'King for a Day' - the Nat King Cole Story

Friday 25 May - 8pm 
‘King for a Day’ – The Nat King Cole Story

Featuring  Atila supported by Gabriel Latchin (piano) and Tom Farmer (bass)

‘King for a Day’ is a brand new concert from acclaimed jazz vocalist Atila, celebrating the
music and legacy of one of the defining voices of the 20th century: Nat King Cole.
 

Lunchtime Concert - Barbican Piano Trio

Wednesday 13 June 12pm lunch  1pm concert
The Barbican Trio is regarded as one of the UK's leading ensembles. Programme to be announced.

Harp and a Monkey - Brunch Barnstormers

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