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Dana Bley
Open daily 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 24 May - Sunday 11 June (Closed Monday 29 May)

Free admission
My interest in photographing wrapped bouquets germinated in the late eighties of last century in a different environment and different place, when I still worked completely on film and in the darkroom.
This fascination, with the dynamics and semiotics of ephemeral, packaged and commercialised beauty, revived here, in England, six years ago, when bouquets marked birthdays and other significant moments. Their gay, doomed symbolism called to me so I displayed them and captured the feelings of unpacking a celebration very, very slowly...

Jewellery Making (Monday or Friday)

Tutor: Sarah Levy​
Days: Monday 10am – 12noon OR Friday 10am – 12noon
: £180 for Summer term(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. 

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 (19/4/2023 to 5/7/2023, 10am)

Creative Stitch and Textiles
Tutor: Claire Grahame
Cost: £95 (ten weeks, 19/4/2023 to 5/7/2023)

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. For the textiles project this summer term, we will be looking at texture and mark making on 2” squares.

Creative Stitch and Textiles (19/4/2023 to 5/7/2023, 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. For the textiles project this summer term, we will be looking at texture and mark making on 2” squares

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

Vibrant Visible Mending with Crochet - Riverhouse Hookers

On this course, you’ll learn how to use crochet to mend your clothes whilst visibly enhancing them! So don’t throw out that favourite sweater or shirt just because it’s got a hole… You'll learn fun ways in which to repair AND liven up your textiles.

Tutor : Merrian Holland

This is a 2 week course, running on Friday afternoons.
Week 1: Friday 9th June 2023 12:30-2:30pm
Week 2: Friday 16th June 2023 12:30-2:30pm

Suitable for improvers and more advanced students. 

Scoot Youth Theatre Workshop

Scoot Youth exists to empower young people: a youth theatre that gives teenagers the space to tell the stories important to them – to have their voices heard and understood.

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. 

A Room of One's Own by Virginia Woolf- Dyad Productions

Saturday 10 June 2023 - 8pm
Dyad Productions are back with another celebrated Virginia Woolf piece - A ROOM OF ONE’S OWN - Woolf’s 1928 exploration of the impact of poverty and sexual inequality on intellectual freedom and creativity.

JUNE CHOIR Performance at the Riverhouse

This June we have The Ian Engelmann Singers, We Are The Voice Children Choir, and the Treble Clef Choir singing at the Riverhouse Barn! Come and enjoy our lovely choir concerts in three weekends.

The Ian Engelmann Singers: 11 June (Tickets at £15)
We Are The Voice: 17 June (Free performance at the Green Elmbridge Fair)
Treble Clef Choir: 24 June (Tickets at £12.50, cream tea included ) 

The Ian Engelmann Singers - “Songs for a Summer’s Day”

Sunday 11 June 2023 - 4pm
The Ian Engelmann Singers, a small mixed choir from the Walton and Weybridge area, under their Musical Director John Tudhope, present a delightfully informal Summer Afternoon Concert of unaccompanied part-songs from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, with interspersed readings and poems both serious and lighthearted.

Singers and Songs - Find your SOLO voice and sing Workshops

Starting 17 April for ten weeks (17/4/2023- 17/7/2023)
We're singing into the summer with a new ten week singing course at Riverhouse.  Find your SOLO voice and sing! Taught By Professional West End singer and coach Kate Roberts...

Making your Mark

10am - 4pm
Wednesday 14 - Sunday 25 June 2023
​​​​​​​Free admission. No need to book.

Making your Mark
The well established group of textile and mixed media artists, Wey Valley Workshop, are delighted to be showcasing some more inspirational art at their annual exhibition, 
There will be stewards on hand each day to answer any questions as well as an opportunity to view and purchase this amazing art. We look forward to welcoming you.

Jonny Mansfield Quintet

Friday 16 June 2023 - 8pm
Kenny Wheeler Jazz Prize winner Jonny Mansfield has been recognised as one of the UK’s outstanding young jazz talents. His recently recorded second album, ‘The Air in Front of You’, features a unique mixture of strings and percussion creating a kaleidoscope of colours and idiosyncratic new textures...

Green Elmbridge Sustainability Fair

Saturday 17 June 2023 - 10:00am-4:00pm
Free Entry

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

Willow Weaving Tree Guard Workshop

Date: Saturday 17th June
Time: 11:00- 12.30pm
Tutor: Kate Ray - Guided by Nature
Cost: £17 for the session

The Black Feathers - Walton Folk

Sunday 18 June 2023 - 12.15pm
Sian Chandler’s soaring, dramatic, melodious but powerful voice is a perfect counterpoint to Ray Hughes’ piquant vocals and his sparkling and occasionally spicy guitar motifs. This is a duo who love what they play and play what they love with panache, humour, delight and rather a lot of commentary on the downside of being a human.

Silver Screen Club Talks - How The West Was Shot: Hollywood and The Wild, Wild West

Tuesday 20 June 2023 - 11am
In conjunction with the screening of ‘The Shootist’
How The West Was Shot: Hollywood and The Wild, Wild West
Ever since the first western was shot in the wild, wild hills of…Blackburn, Hollywood and the Western have been inseparable. For over 70 years it made stars of Marion Morrison, Eldred Peck and Yuliy Borisovich Briner. This Talk forges a trail west to celebrate the most important genre in cinema history and shows how the Hollywood western helped create the myths and legends of America.

Silver Screen Club - The Shootist (Western, 1976)

Tuesday 20 June 2023 - 1pm
John Wayne, in his final film, stars alongside Hollywood legends James Stewart and Lauren Bacall in the story of JB Books, a terminally ill gunslinger who wishes to die peacefully. However, his enemies seeking to kill him before nature takes its course.

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 23 June

Friday 23 June 2023 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night!  With wonderful headliner JOHN ROBERTSON, plus MICHAEL AKADIRI and an additional guest spot with JOE BOR as your MC.
Strictly ages 16+ extremely strong language and adult content

Afternoon Cream Tea and Concert with Treble Clef Choir and violinist Hazel Ross

Saturday 24th June 2023  2pm
Treble Clef choir invites you to a summer afternoon concert of light music with guest solo violinist Hazel Ross and cream tea.
Tickets: £12.50 (includes cream tea)

Riverhouse Hookers - Learn to Crochet Tuesday Evenings

Starts Tuesday 27th June

Suitable for beginners or those needing a refresh.

Tutor: Merrian Holland
Mondays 7:30- 9:30pm (27 June, 4, 11, 18 July)
£77 - 4 weeks (materials included)

Email mezzamay@icloud.com 

Creative Textile Exhibition

Free admission. No need to book.
Open 10am - 4pm
Wed 28 June - Sun 9 July
Creative Textile Exhibition

An exhibition showcasing the wonderful work of Riverhouse's very own Creative Stitch classes.

AI and the Arts - Is Artificial Intelligence a force for good or a threat to society?

Wed 28 June 2023 - 7.30 pm 
Enter the debate as Peter Klein delves into the captivating world of AI and ChatGPT whilst exploring the profound implications of AI on our lives, with a special focus on the arts, jobs, and the future of humanity. Can AI be guided by human values and can we shape a future where technology serves the betterment of humanity?  Come along to our free presentation jointly presented by Elmbridge u3a and Riverhouse Barn.


Dragonfly Sky Singer-Songwriter Showcase Evening - June

Thursday 29 June 2023 - 8pm
Epsom duo Dragonfly Sky bring their acclaimed singer-songwriter night to the Riverhouse Barn with new featured artists each month - Artists announced!

Ember Big Band

Saturday 1 July 2023 - 2.30pm, outdoors
A live big band experience with over 20 musicians and three talented singers paying tribute to some of the greats, including Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and Count Basie!

Shared Future Festival 2023

SAVE THE DATE! Sunday 2 July - 11am to 3.30pm

A series of exciting events, talks, workshops, and performances are lined up for the third edition of Shared Future Festival 2023 on 2 July 2023.

We join hands with Elmbridge CAN and the coummnities to celebrate the importance of community, diversity, and sustainability, and continuing to build a better future both globally and within Elmbridge. Come and enjoy the delicious food stalls, performances, inspirational talks, music and art​ that at the Riverhouse.

More details to be announced about booking for workshops.

Film Screening - Tár

Wednesday 5 July 2023 - 1pm and 7pm
Film screening of Tár (2022, Todd Field)

Set in the international world of Western classical music the film centres on Lydia Tár, (Cate Blanchett), widely considered one of the greatest living composer-conductors and the very first female director of a major German orchestra.

Sense and Sensibility - Hotbuckle Productions

Friday 7 and Saturday 8 July 2023 - 7.30pm
Unfairly compelled to leave their family home and left almost destitute, the Dashwood sisters and their mother must make a new beginning.  With dazzling wit, humour and sharp characterisations, Austen’s captivating story is brought to vivid life by Hotbuckle, in this new version by Adrian Preater.


Wednesday 12 - Sunday 16 July 2022
10am - 4pm. Admission free.

“ArtWork Out is an annual exhibition of work produced by GCSE and A-Level students studying Fine Art, Textiles and Photography at Three Rivers Academy. The purpose of the exhibition is to celebrate the amazing achievements of our students and display the wide range of personal work that they create.

Lunchtime Concert - Sophie Kauer (cello), Alison Rhind (piano)

Wednesday 12 July 2023 - 1pm
Cello Sonata - Cesar Franck
Cello Sonata - Prokofiev
On Wednesday 5 July at 1pm and 7pm, we also have two screenings of the film Tár (2022, Todd Field) which Sophie Kauer featured in.

Maiastra Summer Concert

Saturday 15 July 2023 - 7.30pm
Programme to include: Beethoven String Quartet No. 13 in Bb major, Op. 130 and Beethoven Op. 133 "Große Fuge”.

Silver Screen Club Talks - Over The Rainbow: The Hollywood Musical

Tuesday 18 July 2023 - 11am
In conjunction with the screening of ‘West Side Story’’
Over The Rainbow: The Hollywood Musical
This Talk explores the history, highlights and occasional lowlights of Hollywood Musicals, starting from the slightly contentious viewpoints that musicals and cinema make strange bedfellows and that anyone who says they don’t like musicals are, possibly, wrong!

Silver Screen Club - West Side Story (Musical, 2021)

Tuesday 18 July 2023 - 1pm
West Side Story (Musical, 2021) Steven Spielberg’s remake of the legendary musical, updating the story of Romeo and Juliet. Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks - two rival gangs vying for control of the streets.

Pulling out all the Stops

Pulling out all the Stops
Wednesday 19 - Sunday 23 July
10am - 4pm. Admission Free.

u3a Photography Exhibition

Elmbridge u3a creates a rich and exciting environment for its members

Dragonfly Sky Singer-Songwriter Showcase - July

Thursday 20 July 2023 - 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.

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 21 July

Friday 21 July 2023 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night!  With the amazing TONY LAW and the ever popular Irishman ANDREW RYAN returning as MC following his sold-out tour show last year and the rather excellent musical comedian JON LONG plus KELSEY de ALMEIDA.
Strictly ages 16+

Mount Felix Tapestry

10am to 4pm
Wed 26 July - Sun 3 Sept
Admission Free. No need to book.

The Mount Felix Tapestry, begun in 2014, returns to the Robert Phillips Gallery. Its 46 panels tell the story of the No. 2 NZ General Hospital at Mount Felix, in Walton-on-Thames, which was set up during World War 1. A chance to view this amazing community project which has been stitched by over 1,000 stitchers from Walton-on-Thames to Christchurch in New Zealand.

Runnymede Drama Group presents: 'The Father'

Wednesday 26 July to Saturday 29 July 2023 - 7.30pm
'The Father' by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton, directed by Nancy Lund. 

Let’s Make A Show 2023 - It’s Us! (5-day Theatre Workshop for children 7 - 13 years old)

Monday July 31st to Friday 4th August  10am to 5pm
Celia Andrews is back with her usual team of experienced Assistants for the 22nd year of her popular summer holiday theatre workshops, which includes acting, writing, scripted plays, sketches, improvisation, musical numbers, props and costume making, set building, drama games, fun ... and anything else that bubbles up!

DRAMACUBE - Movie Makers 2-day Workshop (for 7-12 years olds)

Mon 14th Aug – Tues 15th Aug (2 days) | 9.30AM - 4PM
Time to get creative in front of….and behind the camera in Dramacube's Movie Maker Workshops for 7-12 year olds!

Hot summer months may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to chilling movie settings, but, over the years, major filmmakers have made some sensational summer horrors.

Over 2 days, wannabe young movie-makers will gain hands-on experience of screen make up, directing and performing in their very own summer scary movie.

Families will be invited in on the afternoon of day 2 for an interactive screening experience….PLUS everyone gets a digital link of their film to watch it again!

£95 | Book now at www.dramacube.co.uk.

DRAMACUBE - Musical Theatre and Movie Makers 5-day Summer Holiday Workshops

Monday 14th August - Friday 18th August

Calling all budding actors, singers, dancers and wannabe film makers! 7-12 year olds are just going to love Dramacube's Musical Theatre and Movie-Maker Workshops!

Film and musical-inspired sessions are created and delivered by a team of musical theatre directors, choreographers, creatives and drama teachers.

Choose from Dramacube's popular 2 or 3-day workshops or combine together for a full week (5 days) and save ££! Book now at www.dramacube.co.uk.

Ages: 7-12

DRAMACUBE - Musical Theatre 3-day Workshop (for 7-12 years old)

Weds 16th Aug – Fri 18th Aug (3 days)| 9.30AM - 4PM 

Budding actors aged 7–12 years will love our 3-day workshop inspired by the adventures of The Little Mermaid.

Together they work as a team using their imagination, creativity and performing arts skills to create – and star in – their very own show! 

3 days filled with acting, singing and dancing, culminating in their own imaginative performance for families at the end of Day 3.

Weds 16th Aug – Fri 18th Aug (3 days) | 9.30AM - 4PM 
Book now at www.dramacube.co.uk


Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 8 September

Friday 8 September 2023 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night with Steve Hall, Jake Baker, and Tania Edwards, and Ian Stone as headliner!
Strictly ages 16+ (adult content and language)

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”

Silver Screen Club Talks - Watching the Detectives: A History of British TV Crime Fighters

Tuesday 19th September 2023 - 11am
In conjunction with the screening of ‘See How They Run’
Watching the Detectives: A History of British TV Crime Fighters
Murder! It’s not big and it’s not clever. But without it our little grey cells would have missed some of
the most popular television programmes to ever grace the small screen. This Talk walks the beat
through the quiet of St Mary Mead, the golden spires of Oxford, the cliffs of Broadchurch and the
killing fields of Midsummer. On the way it unearths the clues that reveals who is responsible for our
obsession with the long arm of the law.

Silver Screen Club - See How They Run

Tuesday 19th September 2023 - 1pm
Set against the backdrop of the 100th performance of The Mousetrap’, this 2022 film stars Sam
Rockwell, Saoirse Ronan and Elmbridge’s own Ruth Wilson in an Agatha Christie inspired comedy

The Mistake

Saturday 23 September 2023 - 7.30pm
THE MISTAKE is a compelling and thought-provoking new drama about the first atomic bomb, told through the eyes of a brilliant scientist, a daring pilot and a devoted daughter, that confronts the dangers that arise when humans dare to unlock the awesome power of nature.

(Un) Balanced

Wednesday 27 September - Sunday 15 October 
Open 10am - 4pm every day. Free admission.

In their own inimitable style, Phoenix artists explore the meanings of "balance" both physical and metaphysical, through textile-based art. A wide variety of mediums and techniques makes for a varied and exciting exhibition.

Dragonfly Singer-Songwriter Showcase - September

Thursday 28 September 2023 - 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.

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 6 October

Friday 6 October 2023 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night with Joe Foster, Peter Rethinasamy, and Terry Alderton as headliner - with more acts to be announced!
Strictly ages 16+ (adult content and language)

Keith James - Every Human Heart

Saturday 7 October 7.30pm
Keith James returns to Riverhouse with a set of unique and timeless songs of vision, question and change from artists such as Leonard Cohen, Joni Mitchell, Sandy Denny, Neil Young and Nick Drake....

Poetry with Nigel Planer and Henry Normal

Saturday 14 October 2023 - 8pm
An evening of poetry with Nigel Planer and Henry Normal.

Ward Knutur Townes - Walton Folk

Sunday 15 October 2023 - 12.15pm
Ward Knutur Townes found their sound when the world fell silent. In 2020, these three singersongwriters, (Lucy Ward, Svavar Knutur and Adyn Townes) were selected to take part in a virtual global music sharing experiment called Global Music Match. Teamed up together, they spent several lockdowns turning their stories into soft harmonies and intricate melodies. This year, they cashed in their stagnant travel points and recorded their debut album in Iceland. It will be released in October 2023 and accompanied by an extensive UK tour.

Dragonfly Sky Singer-Songwriter Showcase - October

Wednesday 25 October 2023 - 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.

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 3 November

Friday 3 November 2023 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night with MARLON DAVIS, and JIMMY McGHIE as headliner - more acts to be announced!
Strictly ages 16+ (adult content and language)

Dragonfly Singer-Songwriter Showcase - November

Wednesday 22 November 2023 - 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.

Jazz Sabbath

Friday 24 November 2023 - 8pm
Adam Wakeman (Black Sabbath and Ozzy Osbourne's solo band) is exploring the boundaries between jazz and the songs that defined heavy metal. Echoing already present jazz riffs and discovering new ones. 
With rave reviews from both the rock and jazz media, sold out shows throughout Europe and 2 albums high in the Billboard Jazz charts, this jazz trio is a unique live experience!

Mock Tudor Comedy - Friday 8 December

Friday 8 December 2023 - 8pm
Our monthly Mock Tudor Comedy club night with RICH WILSON, CHRIS STOKES, and BEN NORRIS as headliner - more acts to be confirmed!
Strictly ages 16+ (adult content and language)