DISCOVER EVENTS
in Walton on Thames

MAY 2019


Saturday 4th May
9:30am - 2pm

FARMERS' MARKET

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

Customers can enjoy an amazing array of produce, from delicious breads, cheeses, preserves and delicacies, to street food, unique craft wares and gifts.


Wednesday 8th May -
Sunday 19th May
10am - 4pm daily

RICHARD F ADAMS:
HAUNTED SELFIES

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

Richard F Adams' latest exhibition of digital paintings follows his journey through and response to critical illness, over the period of a year. Using his computational expressionism techniques he explores the potential impacts of mental health issues arising from such illness and how it makes us feel as we battle it.


Wednesday 8th May 1pm
Lunchtime Concert -
SEAN SHIBE (guitar)

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

Sean Schibe is one of the foremost guitarists of his generation. In 2018 he won the Young Artist Award from the Royal Philharmonic society following a hugely successful debut album release. At the age of 20 he became the first guitarist to be selected for the BBC Radio 3 New generation Artists scheme.


Thursday 9th May 6pm
WoTTA 2019 AGM

Walton-on-Thames Cricket Club, Ashley Park Avenue,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1ET

Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Walton on Thames Trading Alliance (WoTTA). Both Members and other Community Groups and local buisnesses are invited to attend and hear news on our activities over the last 12 months. Tea, coffees, wine, cheese and nibbles will kindly be provided by Walton Cricket Club.


Thursday 9th May &
Friday 10th May 8pm

JANE EYRE

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

Following the success of Wuthering Heights, Hotbuckle Productions bring their inventiveness, humour and unique magic to Brontë’s compelling tale.


Saturday 11th May
9:30am - 2pm
THREE RIVERS ACADEMY
COMMUNITY 5K FUN RUN

Three Rivers Academy, Hersham Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 5PY

This event is open to the whole community so anyone can join in the fun. Run as a family, on your own, or as part of a team. All pre-registered entrants receive a white T-shirt, wristband, pack of colour powder and a finishers medal. Suitable for all ages & fitness levels.


Saturday 11th May
10am - 11am
MEN ON WHEELS
WALTON-ON-THAMES

Leaving from The Joseph Palmer Centre,
319 Walton Road, West Molesey, KT8 2QG

A series of bike rides for men in Surrey to help improve physical health and emotional wellbeing, and form social networks. This time in Walton, it also includes bike maintenance courses, mental health first aid courses and additional ways to improve your health. The project is run by charity Mary Frances Trust.


Saturday 11th May
11am & 2pm
Lori Hopkins presents
SOURPUSS

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

Sourpuss is a very grumpy, ginger cat. When shut out of the house he feels lost and confused, but the beautiful garden soon intrigues him. Watch Sourpuss on his journey of discovery and enjoy learning the secrets of the great outdoors. This playful adventure features string and shadow puppets beautifully crafted by hand. Suitable for ages 3-8 years.


Saturday 11th May
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 11th May 7:30pm
Friends of Riverhouse
QUIZ NIGHT

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

Come and join in a fun filled evening and discover your inner Mastermind. There will be plenty of questions for all trivia masters and the winning team will get to take home the Riverhouse Quiz Trophy. Fish and Chips provided and the Riverhouse bar will be selling bubbles, beer, wine and snacks throughout the evening.


Sunday 12th May 3pm
TRIFARIOUS

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

Trifarious Tim Redpath (clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone), Rachel Calaminus (violin, viola), Nadine André (piano). Renowned for their unique and exciting programming, Trifarious bring their latest repertoire to Riverhouse using a distinctive combination of instruments, breaking away from the confines of the standard trio format.


Tuesday 14th - Saturday 18th May
7:30pm & 2:30pm Saturday Matinee
OKLAHOMA!

The Cecil Hepworth Playhouse, Hepworth Way,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1AU

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.


Wednesday 15th May
10am - Midday
SILVER GET-TOGETHER

Village Hall, Whiteley Village,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 4EH

Free monthly group bringing retired people together to take part in engaging crafts and activities. "We will be creating our own designer shopping bag. Good for the environment and a good excuse to get the paints out!"


Friday 17th May 2pm
CONCERT & CAKE

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

Open to all and particularly welcoming those with healthcare needs, carers and those they care for, as well as the over 60s. Combat isolation during an afternoon tea concert, courtesy of professional musicians from the charity Music in Hospitals & Care. Performing a mix of songs from the shows, jazz standards and well known classics.


Friday 17th May 1pm - 2pm
Friday 24th May 1pm - 3pm
Friday 31st May 1pm - 3pm
Friday 7th June 1pm - 3pm
OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE
DISORDER (OCD) COURSE

1, The Quintet, Churchfield Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2TZ

This course will increase your awareness and understanding of OCD. Build your confidence to manage symptoms. Provide you with techniques to help with managing your OCD and explore the long-term effects. Register with Mary Frances Trust to attend this group.


Friday 17th May 8pm
GABRIELLE DUCOMBLE

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

Acclaimed jazz singer, Gabrielle Ducomble, takes you on a rich musical journey from the Indonesian rainforest to partying Brazil and the streets of Paris, mixing samba, waltz, hot club-style jazz and African rhythm.


Saturday 18th May 9:30am
Phoenix Running hosts
EXCALIBUR FIVE: ‘The Long One’

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

The Excalibur Five is a chance to perhaps complete your first 5km, first 10km, first half marathon, marathon or even your first Ultramarathon or to run your further distance ever! Everyone gets the fabulous bespoke finishers' medal(s). Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.


Saturday 18th May
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 18th May 8pm
KRISTIANA IGNATIEVA (cello)
& ALISON RHIND (piano)

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

Latvian born Kristiana studied at the Purcell School before going to the Royal College of Music to study with Melissa Phelps.  Whilst there, she won many prizes and obtained adegrees with distinction.  She has given recitals across Europe and North America in major concert halls.


Sunday 19th May 7:30pm
Mock Tudor Comedy Preview Fest
JAKE LAMBERT & FERN BRADY

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

Fern Brady: Power and Chaos - Fresh from touring Australia, stellar Scottish stand up Fern Brady is full of wit and charm, fearlessly tackling sexuality, feminism, power, Brexit, Britishness, Scottishness and nationality in this brand new hour.
Jake Lambert: Never Mak The Same Mistak Twice (Work in Progress) - Following on from his sold-out 'Solidly entertaining debut' (The Scotsman) at the Edinburgh Fringe, Jake Lambert returns with a brand new show packed full of 'brilliant one-liners' (Chortle).


Friday 24th May 5pm
The Last Baguette presents
THE BIRD SHOW

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

A flap-tastic fact-filled family comedy! The Bird Show uses live music, puppetry and lots more silly bird puns in this heart-fluttering physical comedy about conservation, migration and imagination.


Saturday 25th May 8pm
JIM TAVARÉ:
From Deadpan to Bedpan

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

Jim tells the story of how a quick trip to the shops changed his life forever. The show is a heart-warming and seriously funny tale of survival against the odds, strange forebodings, unbelievably massive American medical bills, and a dog called Mr Kippy. To much acclaim, this show won ‘Spirit of the Fringe Award’ at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018.


Sunday 26th May 7:30pm
Mock Tudor Comedy Preview Fest:
STEVE BUGEJA & PIERRE NOVELLIE

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

Featuring nationally known and rising stars, the Comedy Fest brings you quality Edinburgh previews throughout the summer.


Tuesday 28th May 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 28th May 7:45pm
West Surrey Family History
Society hosts a talk
by Sue Gibbons on
SHOPKEEPER ANCESTORS

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

Sue Gibbons will tell us what life was like for a Victorian shopkeeper, and how to find out about your shopkeeper ancestors. Non-members welcome.


Friday 31st May 10:30am
SPELTHORNE CYCLING
FOR HEALTH: 5 miles

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

Cowey Sale to Sunbury Lock. Spelthorne Council Cycling for Health scheme was launched to encourage residents to improve their health by taking up cycling. To book a place, contact Spelthorne Leisure Services. Adults only. Free of charge.


Friday 31st May 8pm
EDGELARKS:
Phillip Henry & Hannah Martin

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

This show is part of Edgelarks’ 2019 album launch tour. Informed by world rhythms and British folk roots, the album is an upbeat celebration, an incitement to hope.