DISCOVER EVENTS
in Walton on Thames

MARCH 2019


Friday 1st March -
Sunday 24th March
10am - 4pm daily

MARC CHAGALL EXHIBITION

Robert Phillips Gallery, Riverhouse Barn,
Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Chagall was a prolific artist, his work reminiscent of Jewish life, bible stories and of the folklore from his early years in Russia. This range of prints are on sale.


Friday 1st March 8pm
TIM WHITEHEAD QUARTET

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Tim revisits some of his personal standards together with some original compositions, supported by Jonathan Gee, one of the UK’s very best jazz pianists.


Saturday 2nd March
9:30am - 2pm

FARMERS' MARKET

The Heart Shopping Centre,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1GH

Whether you’re looking for some sweet treats with homemade cakes or looking to add an extra hint of freshness to your Sunday lunch, The Heart’s Farmers’ Market is here to deliver. 40 stalls selling a range of local produce and freshly-made goods to tickle your taste buds.


Saturday 2nd March 9am
Phoenix Running hosts the
FIREBIRD SERIES MARATHON

Starting from: The Xcel Leisure Centre,
Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2JG

This is advanced entry for runners who want to complete all 4 of the Firebird marathon or half marathon races for 2019.  Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter. There is NO 'on the day entry'.


Saturday 2nd March 9am
Phoenix Running hosts the
SPRING MARATHON

Starting from: The Xcel Leisure Centre,
Waterside Drive, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2JG

This is a beautiful low key jaunt along the River Thames from Walton on Thames to Hampton Court and back. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter. There is NO 'on the day entry'.


Saturday 2nd March
11am - 1:30pm
By Laura
SCENTED CANDLE MAKING WORKSHOP

Laura’s home, Walton-on-Thames

Laura will take you through each stage of the candle making process. You will have the chance to smell and test a beautiful selection of fragrances & essential oils. Then with tips and advice from Laura you will create your unique blends to scent two candles for you to take home.


Saturday 2nd March 3pm
SUZUKI PIANO RECITAL

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Come and enjoy an afternoon of music given by students, aged from 4 to eighteen years, who learn to play the piano using the Suzuki method. The programme will include piano solos, duets and trios and there may also be some surprise additions.


Sunday 3rd March 12:15pm
ELITE SYNCOPATION

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Led by David Jones,who also leads the Vo-de-o-do Orchestra, this is a traditional Dixieland jazz band that plays the classics from the great pioneers of ragtime and jazz - as well as hits from the ‘Trad’ era.


Sunday 3rd March 3:30pm
Story Café - FARMER DUCK
by Martin Waddell
& Helen Oxenbury

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Bring a cushion and cuddly toy to these creative storytelling events. Enjoy crafty projects, themed activities and a tea-time treat - the perfect afternoon outing for families with small children.


Friday 8th March 7:30pm
TONY HAWKS: Playing the
Moldovans at Tennis

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Comedian/actor/writer/singer, Tony introduces his 2012, star-studded film, ‘Playing the Moldvovans at Tennis’, filmed during the writing of his best-selling book of the same name. After the film, Tony will be available for a question and answer session.


Saturday 9th March 8pm
MOLESING presents
An Evening of Music inspired
by the West End

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

An eclectic musical evening of show tunes, movie anthems and contemporary classics with Haydn Oakley who has just finished playing 'Henri' in 'An American in Paris' in London.


Sunday 10th March
9:45am - 11am
ASHLEY PARK LITTER PICK

Ashley Park, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1ET

Every couple of months WOTTA chooses an area that needs a bit of TLC and sprucing up. It's a fun hour getting to know other locals and making us all proud to be part of Walton.


Sunday 10th March 6pm
ROBERT MAX plays Bach's
Solo Suites for Solo Cello

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

A unique voyage through JS Bach’s six cello suites. Five will be played on a 1726 Stradivarius cello and the sixth on a 5 stringed cello as requested by the composer.


Wednesday 11th March 1pm
Lunchtime Concert:
JOE RICHARDS (marimba)

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Joe delighted the lunchtime audience last time he appeared at Riverhouse with delightful presentation and his superb technique on a rarely heard instrument. He has performed all over the UK and abroad as a solo artist and orchestral, chamber and West end musician.


Friday 15th March 4:30pm & 7:30pm
Saturday 16th March 2pm & 5pm
Sunday 17th March 2pm

CIRCUS WONDERLAND

Apps Court Farm, Hurst Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2EG

Britain’s most magical circus is returning to Walton on Thames with flying acrobats, jugglers and clowns promising thrills and spills for all the family. Circus Wonderland has appeared regularly at Apps Court Farm over the past eight years, and is now returning with a brand new show.


Friday 15th March 8pm
Mock Tudor Comedy Club presents
ROB DEERING, BARRY CASAND
& MC CHRIS BETTS

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Head-lining Rob Deering performs stand-up comedy with music, using a guitar, a loop pedal and his voice to create highly impressive rock and pop soundscapes – and do jokes, of course. Rob has performed throughout the world, in shows from the Middle East to Melbourne, Shanghai to the South of France, and he has appeared on any number of Radio and TV shows.


Saturday 16th March
9:30am - 3:30pm

SURREY VEGAN
MONTHLY MARKET

The Heart Shopping Centre,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1GH

Bringing a wide range of hot & cold food and drinks, along with lots of other vegan friendly produce and products. Children and dog friendly.


Saturday 16th March 8pm
Dawn State Theatre Company presents

THE WONDERFUL DISCOVERY
OF WITCHES IN LANCASTER

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

A spellbinding new play inspired by the true story of Britain’s bloodiest witch-hunt. “Chilling and heart-breaking, this is the best kind of history lesson.” The Scotsman


Wednesday 20th March
10am - Midday

SILVER GET-TOGETHER

Village Hall, Whiteley Village, Octagon Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 4EG

Silver get-togethers are monthly groups bringing retired people together to take part in engaging crafts and activities. “Spring is in the air, so bring your creative skills, as we will be creating a springtime activity.”


Friday 22nd March 7:30pm
INTUITION
hosted by Luke Jermay

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Intuition is a strange thing and master mind reader Luke Jermay is stranger. Building on his acclaimed debut ‘Sixth Sense’ intuitive entertainer Luke Jermay is back and better than ever with a brand interactive stage show jam packed with phenomenal new demonstrations of telepathy and prediction.


Saturday 23rd March 7pm
MUSIC WITH A HEART
CHARITY CONCERT

Cornerstone the Church, 38 Station Avenue
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1NU

The 140-voice Elmbridge Choir and the 90-voice Elmbridge Ladies Choir are excited to be performing in support of Elmbridge Rentstart, the chosen charity of the Mayor of Elmbridge. From toe-tapping pops and spine-tingling ballads from the swinging 60s right through to the 00s, together with rousing anthems and showstoppers from Chess, Chicago, Les Miserables and The Greatest Showman amongst others.


Sunday 24th March
11am - 1pm
ELMBRIDGE MENCAP
JUMBLE SALE

Burview Hall, Queens Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 5AB

Bring along your friends and family and come and support a great cause!


Sunday 24th March 12:15pm
NINEBARROW

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Ninebarrow is a multi-award-winning folk duo, who are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition.


Sunday 24th March 8pm
IVO GRAHAM: MOTION SICKNESS

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

A feisty new show about facing the future from the ‘politest man in comedy’. “A self-deprecating dweeb par excellence, on the brink of comedy’s Premier League” **** Evening Standard


Tuesday 26th March 10:30am
SPELTHORNE WALKING
FOR HEALTH WALK: 3 miles

Starting from: Cowey Sale Car Park,
Walton Lane, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1QP

Cowey Sale and Broad Water. Friendly and sociable and the group often goes for a coffee after the walk. No booking required; just turn up on the day! All walks are free of charge.


Tuesday 26th March 7pm
ANXIETY SELF HELP GROUP

St. John’s Room, St. John’s Church, The Furrows,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3JQ

If you are struggling getting to work, you are constantly worrying and can’t concentrate, or you are generally finding life hard to cope with because of anxiety, please come along to this friendly, non-judgemental environment.


Tuesday 26th March 7:45pm
West Surrey Family History
Society hosts a talk
by Ian Waller on
AGRICULTURAL LABOURERS
AMONG YOUR ANCESTORS

Ashley School, Ashley Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1HX

Ian Waller will show you what life was like for an ‘Ag Lab’, and how to find out more about the Agricultural Labourers among your ancestors. Non-members welcome.


Wednesday 27th March -
Sunday 21st April
10am - 4pm daily

ANDREW CRUMMY EXHIBITION

Robert Phillips Gallery, Riverhouse Barn,
Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

The exhibition will feature a range of Andrew’s paintings, sculptures, drawings and prints, including some of his original sketches for The Mount Felix Tapestry, as well as some of his sunset paintings.


Friday 29th March 8pm
KATE WILLIAMS QUINTET

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Kate makes a welcome return to Riverhouse with her quintet. They will play a plethora of tunes, including jazz standards, pieces by Bill Evans and some of Kate's colourful original compositions.


Saturday 30th March
10am - 12pm
1:30pm - 3:30pm
5pm - 7pm
MOTHER’S DAY
BOUQUET WORKSHOP

Wild Alice Floral Designs Family Farm
Walton-on-Thames

Treat Mum to something different this Mother’s Day. The team at Wild Alice will demonstrate how to prepare and arrange your very own hand-tied bouquet using gorgeous spring blooms. Tea, coffee, a glass of Bubbles and nibbles included!


Saturday 30th March 8pm
KATHRYN ROBERTS
& SEAN LAKEMAN

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Bonded by an unseen alchemy, Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman have entwined their professional and personal relationship into an enviable class act of imaginative songwriting and musicianship.


Sunday 31st March 12:15pm
Enrico Tomasso's
RIVERBOAT SHUFFLERS

Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2PF

Here’s a band that breathes new life into the golden era of jazz, with the cream of the classic jazz players around today. All masters of their craft creating new versions of old gems.