DISCOVER EVENTS
in Walton on Thames

OCTOBER 2019


Wednesday 2nd October -
Sunday 13th October
10am - 4pm daily

THE SOCIETY OF
DESIGNER CRAFTSMEN,
North Surrey Group Exhibition

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

The Society of Designer Craftsmen (SDC) is the original Arts and Crafts Exhbition Society and the largest multi-craft society in the UK, founded in 1887. At this exhibition, there will be ceramics, jewellery and textiles.


Saturday 2nd & 9th October
1 - 3pm
CONFIDENCE BUILDING COURSE

The Quintet, Charities House 1&2, Churchfield Rd,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2TZ

This course will help you to gain and increase your
confidence levels by encouraging you to plan short term goals, explore how to say ‘No’ and look at how you can become more assertive. Run by the
Mary Frances Trust.


Saturday 2nd October 8pm
ALISON RHIND & FRIENDS

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

Bartholomew LaFollette (cello) & Alison Rhind (piano). Bartholomew LaFollette has a rich and varied career as an international soloist and chamber musician collaborating with some of the leading musicians of his generation.


Friday 4th October 10:30am
SPELTHORNE CYCLING
FOR HEALTH RIDE: 5 miles

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

Cowey Sale to Sunbury Lock. Friendly and sociable and the group often goes for a coffee after the ride. Prior booking is required. All cycle rides are free of charge.


Friday 4th October 8pm
Mock Tudor Comedy Club:
ROGER MONKHOUSE,
STEPHEN BAILEY & DAVID WARD

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

Featuring nationally known and rising stars, Mock Tudor Comedy Club brings you the best comic talent.


Saturday 5th October
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.


Saturday 5th October 10:30am
SPELTHORNE WALKING
FOR HEALTH WALK: 2.5 miles

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

Cowey Sale to Desborough Island. 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.


Saturday 5th October
1pm & 3pm
CELESTIAL BODIES

presented by IJAD Dance Company

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

Join IJAD Dance Company in this part-dance, part-game, part-science experiment where participants use balloons, stardust and their imagination to learn how planets (and their own body) function and impact each other and everything around them.


Saturday 5th October 8pm
NIGEL PRICE QUARTET

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

Ace guitarist Nigel Price returns to Riverhouse with a new quartet to celebrate the life and work of the legendary Wes Montgomery. Universally acknowledged as one of the greatest guitarists in the history of jazz, Wes virtually defined modern jazz guitar during the 50’s and 60’s.


Sunday 6th October 12:15pm
Dave Stradwick’s
SUSSEX JAZZ KINGS

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

Formed only a few of years ago, The Sussex Jazz Kings have a well- deserved reputation in the jazz world. Apart from being fine musicians, they enjoy what they do - and make sure that their audiences do as well!


Sunday 6th October 3:30pm
LUCKY DIP DISCO

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

Award winning DJ, Janek Schaefer, returns with his retro Disco for children under 7 and their adults to dance together. His Lucky Dip Disco invites you to select the records from a collection of classic dancing music from the 1920s to the 2010s.


Wednesday 9th October 1pm
Lunchtime Concert:
RICHARD UTTLEY (PIANO)

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

Richard is highly regarded as a soloist and chamber musician. He appears regularly on the radio networks and has performed in major concert halls across the UK and Europe.


Friday 11th October 2pm
CONCERT & CAKE

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

A no frills free live music event, open to all and particularly welcoming those with healthcare needs, carers and those they care for, as well as the over 60s. Courtesy of professional musicians, Hedley Kay and Debra Cowen, from the charity Music in hospitals & Care.


Friday 11th October 8pm
ODETTE ADAMS

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

Odette Adams is a UK based singer-songwriter who is passionate about the power music has to positively impact people's lives. She writes about life from a joyful and profound perspective in an uplifting and summery way, as demonstrated in her extremely popular debut album, "A Shake Of The Hand".


Wednesday 16th October
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 making attractive Christmas cards, gift tags and bags using quilling techniques."


Wednesday 16th October -
Sunday 27th October
10am - 4pm daily

WILDWOOD ARTISTS -
ABSTRACT RHYTHMS

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

Abstract art has its own rhythms composed of line colour and form. This rhythm and flow, whether calm or disrupted, draws the viewer in and offers a route into the artist's inner perceptions and experiences. Wildwood is a group of artists based in Surrey, diverse in ages, backgrounds and approaches, ranging from established practioners to those seeking new directions and artistic ventures.


Friday 18th October 7:30pm
THE HIPDEEP FAMILY PLOT

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

The harrowing, moving, ridiculous and sometimes-in-questionable-taste-but-always-entirely-true story of the most maladjusted and constantly mis-adventurous family this woe begotten world has ever seen.


Saturday 19th October 8am
Phoenix Running hosts
LEVIATHON 50 MILE ULTRA

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

The Leviathon is a 50 mile lapped event. The terrain is riverside towpath with the overall course having no elevation gain / loss making this a flat and fast route. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.


Saturday 19th October 9am
Phoenix Running hosts
THE RUNNING MAN

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

The Running Man Half Marathon & Marathon is a beautiful low key jaunt along the River Thames from Walton on Thames to Hampton Court and back. Runners complete 2 laps for half and 4 identical laps for the full marathon distance. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.


Saturday 19th October
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 19th October 10am
Step into the Future:
VIRTUAL REALITY WORKSHOP

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

Bright Immersive will deliver a half-day workshop enabling theatre practitioners in the borough to try VR and learn how they might unleash the potential of this new technology.


Saturday 19th October
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 19th October 2pm
THE EXTRAORDINARY
TIME-TRAVELLING
ADVENTURES OF
BARON MUNCHAUSEN

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

Discover how the Baron invented Morris Dancing, how his actions saved the Isle of Skye from sinking beneath the waves and why every fourth child in Bruges is named after him. This show will delight adults and children with its wonderful joie de vivre and other pretentious words!


Saturday 19th October 7:30pm
AN EVENING WITH CECIL HEPWORTH

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

Meet Hepworth's stars - Alma Taylor, Chrissie White and Henry Edwards in a performance that includes a screening of Hepworth's world- famous innovative film, 'Rescued by Rover’, the film that changed the whole history of filmmaking and marks the point when it can be said that British cinema and Walton unquestionably led the world.


Sunday 20th October 9:30am
Phoenix Running hosts
EXCALIBUR TEN

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

The Excalibur events are a series of twelve running events or 'conquests' for you to complete across 2019. The Excalibur Ten is the 'Unbreakable Conquest' 6 hour timed event. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.


Sunday 20th October 7:30pm
Quick Fix Theatre presents
THE SCOLD’S BRIDLE

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

Step back in time to the autumn of 1965 and join the members of the Walton-on-thames Women’s society as they prepare to perform a new play written to mark the anniversary of the bizarre gifting to the town of a macabre relic, a scold’s bridle. Inspired by real events.


Tuesday 22nd October
8am - 9:30am

WoTTA BIG BREAKFAST
MEETING

Rush Hair & Beauty, The Heart,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1PU

Autumn Business Networking and Information session for Walton on Thames. FREE to attend for Walton Businesses, sole traders, community groups and charities.


Tuesday 22nd -
Wednesday 23rd October
10am - 1pm

ECO PRINTING WORKSHOP
FOR CHILDREN AGED 9-14

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

Eco Printing is the process whereby the colour from flowers is extracted by placing flowers onto fabric and streaming to set the colour into the fabric. This is a magical process which produces quick results that are unique and a surprise.


Tuesday 22nd October
11am - 11:30am

HALLOWEEN BABY BOOGIE

7 Foxhollow Close,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3BG

Come and join in for a spooky baby boogie! Get down, tap your heels together and have fun. For your free space simply head to www.busylizzyelmbridge.co.uk


Tuesday 22nd October 7:45 pm
West Surrey Family History
Society hosts a talk
by Sharon Hintze on
CATCHING UP WITH
‘FAMILYSEARCH’

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

Sharon Hintze gives an update on FamilySearch, a free source of family history records worldwide, which offers a range of resources which can help you in your family history research. Non-members welcome.


Wednesday 23rd October
10:30am

BABY YOGA
HALLOWEEN SPECIAL

Esher Rugby Football Club, 369 Molesey Road,
Ashley Road, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3PF

Stretch out like a cat and have a fantabulous time halloween fun at our Baby Yoga Halloween special. For your free ticket simply head to www.busylizzyelmbridge.co.uk


Thursday 24th October -
Saturday 26th October
7:30pm (Saturday matinee at 2:30pm)
D.R.A.M. The Dramatic Regional
Association of Muchleymarsh

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

In the little-known Shropshire village of Muchleymarsh, the local amateur dramatic society has long been a staple of the community. None of the villagers seem to notice, however, that D.R.A.M. is probably the worst theatrical group in England. When Kay, the Chairwoman’s daughter, is forced to step in and direct their next production, she finds she must battle with difficult egos and a host of quirky characters, and face just as much drama offstage as on.


Friday 25th October
12.50pm - 1:20pm

SPOOKY MINI MUSICIANS

7 Foxhollow Close,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3BG

Come and join in for a spooky music class! Get down, tap your heels together and have fun. For your free space simply head to www.busylizzyelmbridge.co.uk


Saturday 26th October
10am - 3pm
WITCHCRAFT & WIZARDRY
KIDS’ CLUB WORKSHOP

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

The event will consist of a host of Halloween themed activities perfect for your little monsters to unleash their inner Witch or Wizard, including the chance to decorate their own spell book, watch our hourly magic shows and enjoy a free Glitter Tattoos from resident tattooist Clare. In addition, all children who take part will receive a free Wizard or Witches hat.


Saturday 26th October
11am - 1pm
AUTUMNAL ARRANGEMENT
WORKSHOP

Wild Alice Floral Designs, Bramble Hill Farm,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2AP

Learn how to create your own hand tied bouquet. The team at Wild Alice will let you in on the tricks of the trade, using fresh, seasonal blooms. Includes tea, coffee and cake.


Saturday 26th October
7pm - 12:30am
CHARLEY SAYS
HALLOWEEN PARTY

Esher Rugby Football Club, 369 Molesey Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3PF

The club’s yearly Fancy Dress Halloween party with a cash prize for the BEST Fancy Dress. Limited tickets available.


Sunday 27th October
8:30am - 11:30am
RIVER THAMES
HALF MARATHON

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

Now in its sixth year, the route follows the River Thames towpath and roads to the South West of London. It is a perfect preparation event if you are running a late autumn marathon or you just want the challenge of completing a half marathon. After the race, you will be able to download a free race certificate with your personalised finish time on it.


Sunday 27th October 12:15pm
Walton Folk: GREG RUSSELL
& CIARAN ALGAR

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

Two time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winners Greg Russell & Ciaran Algar combine Russell’s powerful vocals and driving guitar style with the latter’s All-Ireland Championship winning fiddle playing.


Sunday 27th October 3:30pm
STORY CAFÉ - The Crunching
Munching Caterpillar
by Sheridan Cain & Jack Tickle

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

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


Monday 28th October
10am - 12 noon
PLAY & CREATE
HOLIDAY CAMP
For 5-11 year olds

Walton Baptist Church, Winchester Road,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2RG

Painting, cutting, sticking, printing... everyone will be exploring lots of different materials and techniques. There will also be a yummy treat and a drink for every artist to keep those creative juices flowing.


Monday 28th October
10am - 2pm
FANGTASTIC
FREE FACE PAINTING

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

This October Half Term, The Heart has teamed up with About Faces to offer children of all ages the chance to get their faces painted for free ahead of Halloween.


Monday 28th October 2pm
SPELTHORNE WALKING
FOR HEALTH WALK: 2.3 miles

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

Cowey Sale to Xcel Leisure Centre and back. 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.


Monday 28th October -
Friday 1st November
INDONESIAN ARTS
HALF TERM WORKSHOPS

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

Cultural Exchange students from Performing Arts School SMKN 10 Bandung offer workshops in Dance, Music and Theatrical styles of Sudan.


Thursday 31st October
9:45am - 10:15am

SPOOK-TACULAR
BABY SIGNING

7 Foxhollow Close,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 3BG

Come and join in for a spooky Baby Signing lesson. Get down, tap your heels together and have fun with Monika the Monkey to learn signs for witch and pumpkin. For your free space simply head to www.busylizzyelmbridge.co.uk