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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 
£160 (10 weeks)  A two-week trial is available for new students.

After School Art Club Monday 4.30pm (8-11yrs)

Classes include experimentation with various materials and techniques including painting, drawing, clay work, craft work using card, and fabrics.

Monday 4.30pm - 6.00pm (8 - 11 years)
£80 (10 weeks) 

Monkey Theatre - Drama

Tutor: Jo Humphries

Monday 5.00pm - 6.15pm (7 - 11 years)
Monday 6.30pm - 8.00pm (12 -15 years)

£90 (10 weeks)
 
Learn drama skills, play drama games and perform in a show!  Come and try a free taster session. All welcome.  
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

Tuesdays 9:30am - 1:30pm 
£95 (2 hours 9.30am or 11.30am start);
£135 (3 hours 9.30am start);
£170 (4 hours 9.30am start)

Fusing glass to copper shows the wonderful colours and effects that can be achieved using a variety of techniques.
Students can make brooches, pendants, small dishes and tiles. Beginners welcome.

After School Art Club Tuesday 4-5.30pm & 5.45-7.15pm (8-11 years)

Tuesday 4-5.30pm & 5.45-7.15pm (8-11 years)
£80 (10 weeks) 
 
Classes include experimentation with various materials and techniques including painting, drawing, clay work, craft work using card, and fabrics.
 

Dance Happy

Tutor Jo Freeman
Improve core strength and posture whilst focusing on the joy of movement and flexibility.
 
6.30 - 7.30pm
£85 for 10 week course 
£9 per class
*** Please call Jo: 07747 592266 or email: Jo@dancehappy.co.uk ***

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 art' approach to the design of textiles. 

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

Wednesday 4.00pm - 5:30pm (5-7 years)
£80 (10 weeks) 
 
Classes include experimentation with various materials and techniques including painting, drawing, clay work, craft work using card, and fabrics.

Mama Vox singing club

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 for performances (optional!).  Led by musical director Janet Shell, accompanied by Camilla Jepperson on piano, and organised by Jo Humphries.

Call Janet on 07730 409648 / janetshell@talktalk.net
 

Life Drawing

Tutor: Corinne Manches

Corinne is an established art tutor at Riverhouse. Her career in the creative arts is multi-disciplined. In this new class, Corinne will explore appropriate techniques and develop your skills in the art of life drawing. All abilities welcome, group is small and the setting intimate.

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: 5 Jan; 2 Feb; 2 Mar; 6 Apr  7:45-9:15pm
£3 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

 

Jewellery Making

Tutor: Sarah Levy

Monday 11am - 12.30pm, Friday 10am - 11.30am
£95 (10 weeks, tools provided, but materials will be extra)
 
Come and learn the basic skills of jewellery making and complete your very own design. Under Sarah’s guidance each student will have the opportunity to design and create a unique piece of jewellery.  
Email: sarahlevy37@yahoo.com

Woodcarvers' Workshop

 Co-ordinator: Bernard Carr

Join our friendly group of woodcarvers 
                 
Saturday 14, 28 Jan; 11 Feb; 4, 18 Mar; 1 Apr  10am - 12pm
£6 per session - all tools provided 

Photography Club for Beginners - Tutor Astrid McGechan


Saturday: 14, 28 Jan; 11 Feb; 4, 18 Mar; 1 Apr
£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. 

 

Riverhouse Writers

Thursday: 12, 26 Jan; 9, 23 Feb; 9, 23 Mar  7:45 - 9:15pm
£30 (per term of 6 sessions) or £6 per session

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

 
   
                        


 

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

Saturday: 24 Sept; 8, 22 Oct; 5, 19 Nov; 3 Dec 
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. 
 

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

Saturday: 24 Sept; 8, 22 Oct; 5, 19 Nov; 3 Dec 
11.30am - 1.00pm (8 - 11 years)
 
£7.50 (£40 termly) morning sessions
 
The Saturday Art Club students produce work inspired by the changing exhibitions in the Robert Phillips Gallery. 

Poetry and Plonk

19 Jan; 16 Feb; 16 Mar; 20 Apr  7.15 - 9.15pm
£5 per session

The return of the light-hearted series of monthly poetry events hosted and led by international poet and writer Agnes Meadows.