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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

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 phone, email or website: 07956 421804 / enquiries@drama4adults.com / www.drama4adults.com

Creative Stitch Class 10am

Creative Stitch and Textiles
Tutor: Claire Grahame
Cost: £95 (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.
This term we have been donated recycled Tyvek suits along with colourful upholstery swatches. The project title is “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” and we will be using a variety of techniques to create 3 dimensional objects along with more traditional embroidery

Elmbridge Moving Art 2022

Wednesday 5 to Sunday 30 October 2022
Open daily 10am - 4pm
Admission free

An arts exhibition showcasing the work of visual artists who live or work in our borough. Last seen in 2019, it is back again after a few years away at the Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, with assistance from the RC Sherriff Trust and Elmbridge Borough Council. 

Creative Stitch and Textiles - 12:30pm

Creative Stitch and Textiles
Tutor: Claire Grahame
Cost: £95 (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.
This term we have been donated recycled Tyvek suits along with colourful upholstery swatches. The project title is “Mad Hatter’s Tea Party” and we will be using a variety of techniques to create 3 dimensional objects along with more traditional embroidery

Dance Happy Disco Dance Class for Adults

Wednesdays, 5.30-6.30pm
Tutor: Jo Freeman
Contact: jo_haley@hotmail.com
Cost: £100 per term or pro-ratad according to start date (works out at £10 per session)

Dance Class to Disco Classics for Adults

Focuses on cardiovascular exercise which features disco dance steps and rhythmic moves


Our ArtClub (Years 1 -6) - 4.15pm - 5.15pm

Book your place: ourartclub4fun@gmail.com
Thursday 4.15 - 5.15pm
'Our ArtClub' looks to develop and build on the basic understanding that the arts are all around us.
They 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!

Dance Happy Street Dance for ages 5 - 12 years, 5pm - 6pm

Dance Happy Academy - Street Dance of ages 5-12 years

Tutor: Jo Freeman
Day: Thursday 5.00pm - 6.00pm for ages 5-12 yrs
Cost: £100 for ten weeks
Contact: jo_haley@hotmail.com

A fun and funky dance class with a diverse and energetic vibe!  Street Dance introduces children to different techniques and movements in dance; Hip Hop, Breakdance, Pop, Modern and Jazz. 

Drawing and Painting for Beginners 6.15pm

Thursday 6.15pm - 7.45pm
Tutor: Claire Grahame 
Cost (10 week course): £95*

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  
​Melanie Paice
Cost (10 week course): £95*

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​
Days: Monday 10am – 12noon OR Friday 10am – 12noon
: £150* for Monday (10 weeks), £180* for Friday (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. 

Riverhouse Hookers - Learn to Crochet

Learn to Crochet

Suitable for beginners or those needing a refresh. Email mezzamay@icloud.com 

Tutor: Merrian Holland
Friday 12:30-2:30pm (30 September, 7, 14, 21 October)
£75 - 4 weeks (materials included)

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 7 October

Friday 7 October 2022 - 8pm
Award winning comedian and world reknowned prankster, Simon Brodkin, returns to Mock Tudor Comedy following his recent blistering new Edinburgh stand-up show.  The comedian who has pranked Teresa May, Sepp Blatter and Donald Trump along the way; he has had 3 BBC series and 5 arrests (according to his Twitter account).  The man behind a number of comedy characters, such as Lee Nelson, but don't expect anything other than Simon as his sublime self.     

"GET HIM OUT!" - Donald Trump

plus the fantastic Gordon Southern as MC and Rosie Wilby - an award-winning comedian who has appeared many times on BBC Radio 4 programmes including Woman’s Hour, Loose Ends, The Human Zoo and Four Thought, at major festivals including Latitude and Glastonbury and in the finals of several major comedy competitions.

*image by Steve Ullathorne

Woodcarvers - every other Saturday

Saturday 30 April; 14, 28 May; 4, 18 June, 2 July
10am - 12.30pm

Join our friendly, informal group of woodcarvers 

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

Green Elmbridge Sustainability Fair

Saturday 8 October 2022 - 12noon onwards
Free Entry

Green Elmbridge - together with Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre - will be hosting the Green Elmbridge Sustainability Fair this autumn, held here at Riverhouse!

Lunchtime Concert - Manu Brazo (saxophone) and Olivia Skwara (piano)

Wednesday 12 October 2022 - 1pm
Lunchtime Concert with saxophonist Manu Brazo and pianist Olivia Skwara

Royston Pike Lectures: Dr. Gerry Brierly, Bee Keeping, and the history of Wax

Wednesday 12 October 2022 - 7.30pm
Dr. Gerry Brierly, Bee Keeping and the history of Wax
Our golden treasure: the secrets of the magical and mystical honey bee

Keith James: Celebrating the timeless and insightful music of Yusuf - Cat Stevens

Friday 14 October 2022 - 8pm
Keith James is a long standing, well-respected and inventive concert performer who specialises in playing intimate, carefully researched biographic style concerts of those he has studied and revered as writers over the years. He weaves the story of Cat Stevens’ life from his early pop career, life threatening illness and spiritual journey around a performance of his beautifully-crafted and memorable songs.

4 Week Crochet Workshop - Design & Make a Granny Square Sweater

Tutor: Merrian Holland
Contact: mezzamay@icloud.com
Cost: £70 for 4 weeks (materials are not included).
To Book: Granny Sweater

Design & Make Your Own Granny Square Sweater.  A 4 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.

Riverhouse: Past, Present and Future

Sunday 16 October 2022 - All day (talk at 4pm)
Open Day 10am to 2pm (Free Entry)

During the day there will be a pop up exhibition about the founding of Riverhouse. Walk through the history of our wonderful Arts Centre and relive some of it's high points. Find out how we plan to renovate the Cafe Bar area and talk to us about plans for the future. Find out how you can get involved and help us shape an Arts Centre fit for our wonderful community.

At 4pm Celebrate the extraordinary story of the building of Riverhouse with a talk and Q&A by founder Susan Segal. 

Is That A Bolt In Your Neck?

Friday 21 October 2022 - 8pm
A castle looms dark and foreboding over a small mountain village. Inside, Dr Chekhov, the brilliant and reclusive scientist, works in secret.
A wonderfully inventive and gripping comedy horror featuring three fearless actors, playing over 20 roles in 75 minutes of fast-paced fun and thrilling action.

The Greatest Magician - Rescheduled

Saturday 22 October 2022 - 8pm
A DAZZLING new MAGIC SHOW directed by the late Paul Daniels, this mind-blowing magic show comes to the stage for the first time - you’ll be transported to a jaw-dropping world of light-hearted hilarity, wonderment, and mystery...

Way Out West presents: Pete Hurt Quartet

Sunday 23 October 2022 - 7.30pm
Way Out West presents: Pete Hurt Quartet

2 Day ‘MAKE-A-SCARY- MOVIE’ Half Term Workshop for 7-14yrs

Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 October 2022 - 9.30am to 4pm at Riverhouse Barn, Walton on Thames
Get creative with Dramacube's 'MAKE-A-SCARY-MOVIE’ 2 day workshop at Riverhouse Barn this half term!
Young movie-makers ages 7-14yrs will gain hands on experience of screen make-up, directing and performing in their very own scary movie.
To book visit: https://www.dramacubeproductions.co.uk/half-term-workshops/

The Boneshaker Band

Friday 28 October 2022 - 8pm
The Boneshaker 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.

Bart Lee Theatre Company presents: Candlelit Frankenstein

Saturday 29 October 2022 - 8pm
A brand new show from the creators of Candlelit Macbeth.
Published in 1818 Frankenstein is a classic ghost story, designed to thrill all who engage with it, the book tackles the secrets of life and death as Victor Frankenstein cheats nature by creating a living man in his laboratory. 


Wednesday 2 - Sunday 13 November 2022
10am - 4pm
Admission free

Elaine’s formative creative life began in Rothbury, Northumberland, from there she successfully completed her degree in Theatre Design at  Slade College of Art in London. Following  successful free-lance career working numerous prestigious theatres, she joined  the BBC as a Scenic artist. 
Painting was always her first love so we will be exhibiting a selection of Elaine’s final works as well as some treasures we discovered in her portfolios.

Riverhouse Hookers - Jute/Hessian Crochet Bag - 3 Week Course

Tutor: Merrian Holland
Wednesday 7:30-9:30pm for 3 weeks.
2, 9, 16 November 2022
Cost: £55 (3 x 2 hour sessions) does not include materials
To book: Crochet Jute/Hessian Bag Course


Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 4 November

Friday 4 November 2022 - 8pm
The amazing Zoe Lyons - as seen on Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week, Just a Minute and many more, PLUS the highly entertaining Joe Wells and quirky Dan Evans

Gigspanner - Walton Folk

Saturday 5 November 2022 - 7.30pm
It’s their third visit, they can’t keep away! Look forward to Gigspanner performing once again at Riverhouse!

Lunchtime Concert - Trio Kurtág

Wednesday 9 November 2022 - 1pm
Programme to include: Trios by Beethoven and Mozart
Musicians of the Trio Kurtág: Juliette Roos - violin, Yume Fujise - viola, Eliza Millett - cello

The Red Stripe Band

Friday 11 November 2022 - 8pm
Neil and his fellow Red Stripers are back!

Andrew Ryan - "Yes, I did say that"

Saturday 12 November 2022 - 8pm
Look forward to 2 hours of laughs from comedian Andrew Ryan and support! Irishman Andrew Ryan has learned after a two year hiatus that life is actually a bit better when you give up worrying about things you can’t control. 

Way Out West presents: Way Out West by Sonny Rollins (as part of EFG London Jazz Festival)

Sunday 13 November 2022 - 7.30pm
Way Out West presents: Way Out West by Sonny Rollins (as part of EFG London Jazz Festival)

Walton-on-Thames Art Club Christmas Exhibition

10am - 4pm Wednesday 16 - Saturday 19 2022
10am - 3pm Sunday 20 November 2022
Free admission

Walton Art Club's popular Christmas Exhibition showcases the club's enormous range of styles & media.

Royston Pike Lectures: David Edwards, Antarctica

Wednesday 16 November 2022 - 7.30pm
David Edwards, Antarctica
Antarctic dreams


Wednesday 23 November- Sunday 4 December 2022
Open 10am – 4pm every day

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

Julie, Madly, Deeply

Saturday 26 November 2022 - 8pm
Adored by millions, Dame Julie Andrews is a genuine showbiz icon. This charming yet cheeky cabaret takes an engaging look at fame and fandom, through the eyes and voice of award-winning performer Sarah-Louise Young.

Jazz & Beer - Malcolm Earle Smith Quartet

Sunday 27 November 2022 - 12.15pm
Malcolm Earle Smith Quartet

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 2 December

Friday 2 December 2022 - 8pm
Lloyd Griffith - Soccer AM (Sky Sports), Not Going Out (BBC1), Jonathan Ross (ITV), It's A Sin and 8 Out Of 10 Cats (Channel 4) and many more plus the hilarious Josh Jones!

Annual Christmas Entertainment with Martin Jenkins and Friends

Saturday 3 December 2022 - 8pm
Our annual Christmas Entertainment featuring Martin Jenkins and special guests.

Lunchtime Concert: 4 Girls 4 Harps: Christmas Special

Wednesday 7 December 2022 - 1pm 
The celestial sound of the 4 Harps in a seasonal programme of music, old and new.

Concert and Cake

Friday 9 December 2022 - 2pm
Live and streamed, hosted by Music in Hospitals & Care

Sing That Swing Christmas!

Saturday 10 December - 8pm
Kitty, Ruby and Jonny are back in a festive mood to swing your Christmas!...

Martin & Eliza Carthy - Walton Folk

Sunday 11 December 2022 - 12.15pm 
The good Doctor Martin Carthy, and his twice Mercury nominated daughter Eliza Carthy, join forces to perform an eclectic range of songs and tunes from their vast family repertoire, drawing from the traditional canon as well as selections from a more contemporary songbook.

Christmas Concert with Harmonia Voices

Sunday 11 December 2022 - 6pm
This is sure to kickstart your Christmas in style with the stunning sounds of Harmonia Voices!

Little Red Riding Hood - Lyngo Theatre

A wardrobe can take you to magical spaces, to all sorts of stories and wonderful places...

Andy Parsons - Work in Progress

Friday 3 February 8pm
Join Andy Parsons as he warms up for another national tour with this intimate airing of a brand new show.

Royston Pike Lectures: Julian Pooley, SHC, History of Mental Illness in Surrey

Wednesday 15 February 2023 - 7.30pm
Julian Pooley, SHC,  History of Mental Illness in Surrey
Approach to mental health - out of sight, out of mind? Sources for the history of Surrey’s mental hospitals, 1700 - c.1990

Max Fulham & Co. - The Return!

Friday 10 March 2023 - 8pm
Comedian and ventriloquist, Max Fulham - back by popular demand! Not to be missed - a razor sharp comedy performer for present-day audiences who is surely destined for greatness in the entertainment industry. You will remember where you first saw him - book now to avoid disappointment!

Royston Pike Lectures: Melanie Gibson-Barton, The life and times of Edith Cavell

​​​​​​Wednesday 15 March 2023 - 7.30pm
Melanie Gibson-Barton BSc (Hons)
The life and times of Edith Cavell

Anna Tsybuleva - Piano Recital

Sunday 19 March 2023 - 4pm
Anna Tsybuleva, the First Prize winner of the Leeds International Piano Competition (2015), recently released her debut concerto recording (Brahms Piano Concerto No.2, with DSO Berlin/Ruth Reinhardt) on Signum Classics to enormous critical acclaim. The programme includes Beethoven pathetic sonata and Prokofiev sonata no. 4.

Royston Pike Lectures: Jenny Mallin, From England to Madras, a grandmother’s legacy: the 170 year old recipe book

Wednesday 19 April 2023 - 7.30pm
Jenny Mallin, From England to Madras, A grandmother’s legacy: the 170 year old recipe book

The Noise Next Door - Hometown Heroes

Saturday 6 May 2023 - 8pm
The Noise Next Door will be your side-splitting saviours in this once in a lifetime comedy event that will see them take YOUR suggestions of the best, worst and downright weirdest things about Walton and transform them into a cavalcade of hilarious songs, scenes and characters.

Ninebarrow - Walton Folk (Sept 2023)

Sunday 17 September 2023 - 12.15pm (doors 12pm)
Ninebarrow returns to Riverhouse, 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”