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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.

Seen Unseen

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.

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

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. 

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
 

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.
 

Photography Improvers

Improvers Photography
Tutor: Golden Siapolya


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

October 2021 Half Term Art | Craft Workshops for children

Wednesday 27 & Thursday 28 October
10am - 12.30pm for 5-8 year olds
2pm - 4.30pm for 9-12 year olds

Join Imogen Andrews and Sophie Boyce, tutors at Riverhouse after school art club, for some half term holiday fun!

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.

Woodcarvers - every other Saturday

Saturday 2, 16, 30 Oct; 13, 27 Nov; 11 Dec
10am - 12.30pm


Join our friendly, informal group of woodcarvers 

£6 per session - tools available but feel free to bring your own. 

Monday Art Class - 8 to 13 year olds

Monday 1 November to Monday 6 December
4.30pm - 6pm

Phone or text 07766284924, or email alvinwalenn@hotmail.com for an application form!

Art is healing and therapeutic for children, and since those with difficulties in academic subjects might excel at drawing, painting and designing, it develops their confidence.
Alvin and Christine Walenn have spent most of their lives educating children and young people, and both have a long career in teaching special needs students.

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.

Our ArtClub (5 - 7 years) - 4.15pm - 5pm

Book your place: ourartclub4fun@gmail.com
'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!
 

Our ArtClub (8 - 11 years) - 5.15pm - 6.15pm

Book your place: ourartclub4fun@gmail.com
'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!

Elements Redefined

Wednesday 3 November - Sunday 21 November. Daily 10am - 4pm.
The Surrey Guild of Craftsmen
Sarah Downton - lampwork glass beads
Caroline Ingram - enamelling
Elizabeth Campbell - polymer clay
Martin Tyler - ceramics
                            Nancy Shafee - textiles 
 

Lou Sanders - Work in Progress

Thursday 4 November 8pm
One of Britain’s fastest-rising and most original comedians, Lou brings her high octane stage presence to the Riverhouse stage to try out some new material...

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.

Simon Watterton - Beethoven Cycle (live and streamed)

‘Les Adieux’  
Sunday 7 November - 4pm
The cycle closes with Beethoven's final sonata offering, the transcendental C Minor op.111. But before that there's the high-jinx of the early sonata op.22, the warm-heart of the E Flat op.31 no.3 and the wonderful 'Les Adieux,' one of his most clearly programmatic works.
(These concerts will be socially distanced according to government regulations at the time)

Lunchtime Concert - Ashley Solomon (baroque flute), Elizabeth Kenny (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.

Airlie Scott and The Hot Jazz Vagabonds

Saturday 13 November  8.30pm
Airlie Scott (vocals); Shirley Smart (cello); Ruiz Palma (guitar); Peter Michaels (guitar)
Established London-based jazz musicians present a hot jazz sandwich of french chanson, gypsy jazz tunes, Latin and early vintage swing. 
 

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 Narnia Adventure Walk

Saturday 20, Sunday 21, Saturday 27, and Sunday 28 November from 5.30pm
​A magical outdoor interactive theatre experience at Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre
Step through the wardrobe, into the mysterious wonderland of Narnia...

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. 
Special Guests: Julian Costello - Saxophone
Mista Blenda - Vocals


 

Eco-friendly Christmas Gift Making Workshop

Make your own Eco-friendly Christmas Gifts!
Would you like to give Eco-friendly gifts to your family and friends this Christmas? At our workshop you will make & wrap four gifts that you can take home on the day.

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.

A Festive Evening with Sing That Swing

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

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?
 
 

The Antidote

Friday 7 January 2022 - 8pm (Doors at 7.30pm)
Brainchild of bassist and composer Matt Ridley, 'The Antidote' is a new and exciting quintet, bristling with young talent. Their eponymous album was recorded in October 2019 where 12 tracks were cut over 3 days. Released on 23rd July 2021, 'The Antidote' combines and develops Matt's expansive cross-generational experience into a deeply accomplished album, his third as composer/bandleader.

Russian Christmas with Daria Kulesh - Walton Folk

Sunday 9 January 2022 - 12noon
An enchanting evening of songs and stories from Russian folklore to celebrate Orthodox Christmas. Daria Kulesh weaves snow covered tales blending the reality of her Moscow upbringing with beautifully bizarre fairy tales and ancient Christmas customs.
 

Victorian Ghost Story Show

Tuesday 12 February 2022 - 7.30pm
From the Creative Team of Lantern Light’s highly acclaimed ‘A Christmas Carol’ and ‘Miss Sherlock Holmes’ comes a spine-chilling new show for Autumn/Winter 2021/22 - a dou-
ble bill of classic Victorian Ghost Stories, adapted for stage by veteran writer Sophie Flack and with a new musical score by composer and sound designer Dan Skelt.

Ninebarrow - Walton Folk

Sunday 6 March 2022 - 12.15 (doors open 11:45am)
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”

Rachel Sutton

Friday 18th March 2022 - 8pm
Singer, songwriter, lyricist, and interpreter of both classic jazz and more contemporary repertoire, Rachel Sutton is a sublime live talent!