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The Gallery Cafe project

Wednesday 14 October to Sunday 1 November
10am to 4pm daily

We are putting a few socially distanced tables inside the Gallery for our visitors to enjoy artwork on the walls, and tea and cake on the tables! Artwork will feature work by many Riverhoue Favourites, including Corinne Manches, Wendy Clouse, Sarah Simonds Gooding, Patsy Fraser and will be available for sale.

Lunchtime Jazz - Gabriel Garrick

Sunday 1 Nov - 12.15pm 
Gabriel’s New Orleans Quartet boast some of the UK’s finest ‘trad’ musicians and bring a show of feel-good, toe-tapping swinging music harking back to the roots of Jazz from the city where it all began. 

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

Tuesday 4-5.30pm (8-11 years) & 5.45-7.15pm (10+ years)
£90* (10 weeks) 
Fun and inspiring art classes for children from 8 years old.
*some projects might require additional contribution

After School Art Club Tuesday 5.45-7.15pm (10+ years)



Wednesday 4 to Sunday 15 November, 10 am – 4 pm every day
FREE ENTRY (Cafe seating now in the Gallery too!)

Curvilinear brings together hand-built ceramics by Sally Dorrity and contemporary photography by Tracy Florance.

Creative Stitch and Textiles - 12:30pm

Wed 12.30pm - 2.30pm
£81(9 weeks)
Tutor: Claire Grahame 
This class is designed to develop a 'fine arts' approach to the design of textiles. 

Stephen Hough (mini concerts)

Wednesday 4 November, 5pm, 6.30pm and 8pm 

One of the most distinctive artists of his generation, Stephen Hough will perform this mini-concert 3 times for small socially-distanced audiences.

Creative Drawing Class 6.15pm

Thursday 6.15pm - 7.45pm or 8.00pm - 9.30pm  

Claire Grahame at 6.15pm
Melanie Paice or Claire Grahame at 8pm

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

*basic materials only provided

Creative Drawing 8pm ZOOM ONLY

Thursday 6.15pm - 7.45pm or 8.00pm - 9.30pm  


Claire Grahame at 6.15pm
Melanie Paice or Claire Grahame at 8pm

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

Simon Watterton - Beethoven Cycle

8 November 'Waldstein'

Simon begins his sonata cycle with four works from different periods of the composer's life. The first sonata already finds Beethoven in revolutionary mood, before the wonderful A Flat Major sonata op.26, favourite of Frederic Chopin. Next is the late E Minor sonata and a glimpse into the intimate, private world of late Beethoven, before the concert closes with the mighty, life-affirming 'Waldstein.' Available as live stream too.

Lunchtime Concert - Milena Simovice (viola) Vitaly Pisarenko (piano)

Wedensday 11 November 12.30pm lunch for 1pm concert
Milena has performed and broadcast internationally and appeared as a soloist with the Serbian Radio National Orchestra. This concert has limited seats and is available to stream too. 

Way Out West: The Songs of Stevie Wonder

Friday 13 November 7.30pm (Sold out, so please stream!)
Way Out West perform "The Songs of Stevie Wonder" as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival. Featuring; Tim Whitehead - tenor sax, soprano sax, bass clarinet, Tony Woods - alto sax, soprano sax, alto clarinet, Nette Robinson - vocals, Tom Millar - piano, Gary Wilcox - drums, Dave Jones - double bass

Way Out West: Music of Protest

Thursday 19 November 7.30pm
For their second gig at Riverhouse as part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, Way Out West presents 'Music of Protest'. Drawing on the tradition of music with a political content, the programme includes pieces by Charles Mingus, Mike Westbrook, The Liberation Music Orchestra, Victor Jara and Leon Rosselson in new instrumental settings.

The Red Stripe Band

Saturday 21 November 
Neil and his fellow Red Stripers are back, celebrating 25 years in the business! Sold out so please watch the live-stream!

Walton Folk - Sam Carter

Sun 22 November 12noon
‘‘Sam Carter is a brilliant guitarist and songwriter who combines the observational with social comment and personal reflection’" Songlines
"A singer who can hold the audience spellbound all by himself" R2

Concert and Cake - Featuring Phoebe Gorry's Jazz Trio (LUEF)

Friday 27 November - 2pm
Bringing a swing to your front room, Phoebe’s Jazz Ttrio invite you to join them for a mellow afternoon of sing - a - long jazz classics, and wonderful renditions of songs from artists including Carol King, James Taylor and Stevie Wonder. 

The Narnia Adventure Walk

Friday 27 November - from 5pm and Sunday 29th November from 4.30pm
​A magical outdoor interactive theatre experience At Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre
Step through the wardrobe into Narnia....

Three Men in a Boat

Thursday 3 December, 7:30pm
After the huge success of Old Herbaceous, Kick In The Head productions are back with a rip roaring barrel of fun, Three Men in a Boat, with Giles Shenton (Old Herbaceous himself!) playing the part of Jerome K Jerome.

Candlelit Christmas Concert (with a singalong)

Friday 4 December - 7.30pm
Four beautiful voices come together for a candlelit Christmas concert which is guaranteed to get you in the festive spirit. Not only will you be serenaded in style but you’ll have a chance to join in as well! There will be copious amounts of opportunities to singalong. So stock up on mince pies and mulled wine and why not join us in person or on zoom for a night to remember? 


Tuesday 8 December to Sunday 20 December 5pm and 7.30pm
Join Scoot Theatre this festive season for Charles Dickens’ classic Christmas story, as you’ve never seen it before!  Three actor-musicians bound through this sixty-minute, light-hearted, family-friendly adaptation filled with music, song and dance to get you firmly in the Christmas ‘spirit’. (ages 7+)

Lunchtime Concert - Double Action Harp Duo - Christmas Special

Wednesday 9 December 12.30pm lunch, 1pm concert
Keziah and Eleanor are founding members of 4 Girls 4 Harps who have visited Riverhouse on many joyful occassions. In this Covid reduced Christmas Concert their programme will include music by Vivaldi, Handel and Maudlin and lots of sparky Christmas arrangements.

Annual Christmas Entertainment featuring Carole Boyd and Martin Jenkins

Saturday 12 December, 5pm and 7pm 

Martin Jenkins and Carole Boyd (Linda Snell in the Archers) return for Riverhouse's annual Christmas celebration and fundraiser. A cornucopia of festive readings, poems and stories - including old favourites and a sprinkling of new delights. Jenny Powell - voice of an angel (on top of the tree) returns for a second year to delight one and all with some seasonal songs. 

Due to Covid Restrictions numbers are limited and there will be two 1-hour performances. The second of which will be live-streamed.

Carol’s Christmas by Tall Tree Theatre

Monday 14 December to Sunday 20 December (touch wood!)
A festive, heartfelt and playful show full of music & puppetry
Available live at Riverhouse Barn or streamed online this Christmas
Carol has a very important job. The second most important job at Christmas, after Santa Clause himself. Think of her as Postman Pat's cool aunt.
Will she make it down her beloved street before Christmas Day, delivering the carefully wrapped, christmassy post! Join her as she's side-tracked, distracted and interrupted by the array of magical characters that live behind the doors.

Graham Harvey Quartet

Saturday 23 January, 7.30pm
Graham Harvey Quartet - Graham Harvey (piano); Dave O'Higgins (Sax); Jeremy Brown (Bass); Josh Morrison (drums)

Keith James in Concert – The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Saturday 30th January 8pm
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...

Acoustic Triangle - rescheduled

Friday 14 May, 2021 - 8pm
Tim Garland (saxes, bass clarinet) Gwilym Simcock (piano) Malcolm Creese (double bass)