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Catching the Light

Wednesday 15 - Sunday 26 September 2021
Free admission. Open daily 10am to 4pm

The six members of the group Fabrications are delighted to present this exhibition demonstrating their own personal development and language in textiles, mixed-media and mosaic.
Due to the months of isolation and lockdown their theme of 'Catching the Light' has special resonance suggesting fresh energy and hope for the future.

Creative Stitch Class 10am

Creative Stitch and Textiles
Tutor: Claire Grahame
Cost: £95 (ten weeks)
This term we are doing a button project.  We are looking in particular at a Vietnamese artist called Phan Thu Trang. She paints landscapes of rural life using pointalisum. We will be using various techniques along with buttons, beads and stitching.  A brief and have examples for everyone to look at at the beginning of the term.
 
 

Creative Stitch and Textiles - 12:30pm

Creative Stitch and Textiles
Tutor: Claire Grahame
Cost: £95 (ten weeks)
 
This term we are doing a button project.  We are looking in particular at a Vietnamese artist called Phan Thu Trang. She paints landscapes of rural life using pointalisum. We will be using various techniques along with buttons, beads and stitching.  A brief and have examples for everyone to look at at the beginning of the term.

Crochet workshop - Granny square sweater

Tutor: Merrian Holland
Contact: mezzamay@icloud.com
Cost: £75 for 5 weeks (materials are not included).
To Book: Granny Sweater

Design & Make Your Own Granny Square Sweater.  A 5 week crochet workshop.
The course covers layout, shape, sizing and colour placement.  Course includes resources such as class notes and video tutorials for some techniques but does not cover materials such as yarn & hooks.

Drawing and Painting for Beginners 6.15pm

Thursday 6.15pm - 7.45pm
Tutor: Claire Grahame 
Cost (10 week course): £90*

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

*basic materials only provided

Drawing and Painting for Improvers 8pm

Thursdays 8.00pm - 9.30pm  
Tutor: 
​Melanie Paice
Cost (10 week course): £90*

Our art course is open to those with some experience and will encourage you to release your creative energy. 

*basic materials only provided
 

Jewellery Making (Monday or Friday)

Tutor: Sarah Levy​
Monday 10am – 12noon; Friday 10am – 12noon
£144* 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. 

Acoustic Triangle

Rescheduled to Friday 24 September - 7.30pm
Tim Garland (saxes, bass clarinet), Gwilym Simcock (piano), Malcolm Creese (double bass)

Saturday Art Club 10.00 - 11.15am (5-7 years)

Saturday: 25 Sep; 9, 23 Oct; 6, 20 Nov; 4 Dec
10am - 11.15pm  (5-7 years)
Tutor: Anett Black
* £8 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.
 

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

Saturday: 25 Sep; 9, 23 Oct; 6, 20 Nov; 4 Dec
11.30am - 1pm  (8 - 13 years)
Tutor: Anett Black
* £8 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.
 

Flotsam & Jetsam - Lempen Puppet Theatre

Saturday 25 September - 2pm
A hopeful adventure story about two very different creatures that must learn to work together. Visual theatre with original music and delightful puppetry!
Suitable for everyone, from age four to one hundred and four.

Photography Improvers Sundays 3-5pm

Improvers Photography
Tutor: Golden Siapolya


* Composition
* Bracketing
* Double and Multiple Exposures
* Macro photography (Bonus).
* Flash (including creative use of your flashguns).
* Painting with light.

Photography Beginners Mondays 7-9pm

Beginners Photography
Tutor: Golden Siapolya


Understanding your digital camera and be creative with it!

Contact details:
Email: golden.makwili@outlook.com
Alternative email: info@goldsiaps.co.uk
Mobile: 07483881088
For sample of my work: https://www.goldsiaps.co.uk/gallery-fullwidth.html
 

Alter Ego - Drama for Adults

START DATES: Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 September 2021

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.

Enamelling

Tutor: Bonnie Mackintosh
Cost £150 
Time 10am-12noon OR 12.30pm-2.30pm
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)

Tuesday 4-5.30pm (8-11 years)
Tutor: Corinne Manches

£90* (10 weeks) 
 
Fun and inspiring art classes for children from 8 years old.
*some projects might require additional contribution

Dance Happy - Adult Ballet Class 5.30pm-6.30pm

Tuesday, 5.30pm - 6.30pm
£120 for 10 weeks

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

Call Jo 07511 156222 or email jo_haley@hotmail.com for more info

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

Tuesday 5.45-7.15pm (10+ years)
Corinne Manches

£90* (10 weeks) 

Moments in Time

Wednesday 29 September - Sunday 10 October 2021
Admission Free. Open daily from 10am - 4pm
An exhibition by the artist Sarah Simonds-Gooding at the Robert Phillips Gallery, upstairs at Riverhouse.
The basis of this recent body of works is the feeling of continuation and the subtle changes that occur over moments in time.
There will be works for sale.
 

MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies…Kind Of

Friday 1 October - 7.30pm Live Indoors
The Just Us League presents:
MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies…Kind Of
Squeezing (almost) all the MARVEL movies into an action-packed evening of laughs, their short punchy sketches and high-energy style will delight the whole spectrum of MARVEL fans; from those that have seen just one movie to mega-aficionados who know the franchise inside out.  It’s weapons-free comedy that takes no prisoners.
 

Simon Watterton - Beethoven Cycle (live and streamed)

‘Tempest’  
Sunday 3 October - 4pm
Tonight's second half contains some of Beethoven's most ravishing, satisfying music: from the warmth and profundity of the late E Major to the flowing darkness inherent in the 'Moonlight.'
(These concerts will be socially distanced according to government regulations at the time)

Life, Love, Heartache & Hope - A Musical and Poetic Adventure

Friday 8 & Saturday 9 October - 8pm
Composed and compiled by David Perkins and Caroline Dooley.
Poems from the Romantic period, combined with original music, take us on a biographical journey that spans a lifetime....
 

Dan Walsh - Walton Folk

Sunday 10 October - 12 noon
Describing what Dan does is no easy task, but at the heart of it, it is British, Irish and American folk music delivered with a healthy dose of funky grooves – all performed with his unique and dazzling take on clawhammer style banjo - helping to challenge all preconceptions about the instrument.
 

SeenUnseen

Wednesday 13 October - Sunday 31 October 2021
Free admission. Open daily from 10am - 4pm

An exhibition of work exploring the visible and that which is hidden from sight.
Artists from the South London based group, Phoenix Contemporary Textiles, are pleased to present work from their latest exhibition, SeenUnseen at the Robert Phillips Gallery. The work of the eleven-strong group of artists explores interpretations as diverse as climate change, biodiversity, graffiti, mindfulness, politics, memory and fantasy. Bringing together a number of works from various art forms, including textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, mixed media and printmaking.

Lunchtime Concert - Charlotte Saluste-Bridoux (violin) and Alison Rhind (piano)

Wednesday 13 October - 1pm

A welcome return to two of Riverhouse’s favourite artists, in this concert supported by the Countess of Munster Trust, in a programme to include Brahm’s sonata No 1 in G major.

Mock Tudor Comedy Club - Friday 15th October

Friday 15 October 8pm
Jeff Innocent, Jack Gleadow and Roger Monkhouse (MC).  
Fantastic line-up this month!  Book now to avoid disappointment.

Evening Concert - Maiastra Piano Quartet

Saturday 16 October - 7.30pm
This evening concert is the second in a series of seven to be given by Maiastra at Riverhouse over the 2021-22 season. The programme will include works by Beethoven, Mahler, and Strauss.

Jazz & Beer - The Hot Club of Jupiter

Sunday 17 October - 12 noon
The Hot Club of Jupiter was formed to provide the music for the 2013 Renault Clio online ad campaign and continues to play as an ensemble, drawn together by a shared love of the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli.  

Chris Garrick and The Budapest Cafe Orchestra

Friday 22 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
 

Ivan Brackenbury supports Tom Binns: The ‘Psychic’ Comedium

Saturday 23 October - 8pm
Tom Binns performs his ‘Psychic’ Character Ian D Montfort.
Tom will be supported by 8/10 Cats Do Countdown, Dictionary Corner favourite and Edinburgh Comedy Award Nominee - Hospital Radio DJ Ivan Brackenbury

Bart Lee Theatre Company presents: Candlelit Macbeth

Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October - 7pm
“Something wicked this way comes”
Set in the 11th century, Macbeth is brought to life by this talented and enthralling story-telling company, igniting the imagination with poetry, sound-scapes, shadows and movement. Faithful to the text and famous Shakespeare characters.

Gigspanner - Walton Folk

Friday 5 November - 8pm
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.

Lunchtime Concert - Ashley Solomon (baroque flute), Dai Miller (theorbo) and Reiko Ichise (viola da gamba)

Wednesday 10 November - 1pm
Three of the country’s leading early music musicians in a programme of music of French baroque music by among others Marais, Morel, De la Barre and Robert de Visee.

Way out West - The Age of Ellington (as part of EFG London Jazz Festival)

Sunday 14 November - 4pm & 7.30pm (indoors)
The Way Out West Collective presents: The Age of Ellington, two concerts featuring compositions by the Duke as well as those he influenced.
Way Out West has been putting on Jazz in West London for over 13 years and has become one of the cornerstones of the London jazz scene. 
The EFG London Jazz Festival is the capital's biggest pan-city music festival, taking place annually in November.

Mock Tudor Comedy Club - Friday 19th November

Friday 19 November 8pm
Chris McCausland, Joanne McNally
and Stephen Bailey is our star-studded line-up - don't miss this one.  No, really, don't!

The Red Stripe Band

Friday 26 November - 8pm
Neil and his fellow Red Stripers are back, celebrating 25 years in the business!

Jazz & Beer - Graham Hughes and the Sunshine Kings

Sunday 28 November - 12 noon
Graham has been leading bands for over 20 years, appearing with them at leading festivals and clubs up and down the country in this time.  He is also in demand as a featured soloist and sideman in many bands, performing with Keith Nichols, The Tuxedo Jazz Orchestra, the Passadena Roof Orchestra, Enrico Tomasso, TJ Johnson and many others.  

Eco-friendly Christmas Wreath Workshop

Wednesday 1 December - 10am to 1pm
Start the Christmas season early with a morning of making an Eco-friendly Christmas Wreath!
In a friendly atmosphere you will create a unique festive wreath to hang on your front door.

Mock Tudor Comedy Club - Friday 3rd December

Friday 3rd December 8pm
Start your festive season with a veritable stand-up treat featuring Angela Barnes, Andrew Ryan and Leo Kearse!  

Connections: Now & Then - Way out West

Saturday 4 December - 7.30pm
Way Out West has been putting on Jazz in West London for over 13 years and has become one of the cornerstones of the London jazz scene. 

 

Lunchtime Concert - Four Girls Four Harps

Wednesday 8 December - 1pm
This Christmas we trust they will be with us in full strength with a glorious programme of seasonal music.

Evening Concert - Maiastra String Quartet

Saturday 11 December - 7.30 p.m
A programme of string quartets led by Arisa Fujita which will include Beethoven's String Quartet in F major, Op. 59 No. 1

A Winter Union - Walton Folk

Sunday 12 December - 12.15pm
From five leading lights of the British Roots scene, expect soaring vocals and exquisite musicianship as the band delight with a repertoire of folk songs from across the yuletide traditions. Glorious wassails, fresh arrangements of traditional carols both well-loved and little-known, and original songs heralding the joys of the season.

The Snow Queen - Apollo Theatre

Tuesday 14 - Thursday 23 December, various times
When young Kai is snatched from his home by the beautiful yet cruel Snow Queen, his best friend, Gerda, sets out on an epic journey to rescue him.
Can Gerda and her friends reach the Snow Queen's palace in time to release Kai from his icy prison and melt his frozen heart?
 
 

Ninebarrow

Sunday 6 March 12.15 (doors open 11:45)
A multi-award-winning folk duo who are impressing audiences with their innovative take on the folk tradition. Described by Mike Harding as “sounding damn fine”