DISCOVER EVENTS
in Walton on Thames

SEPTEMBER 2019


Thursday 5th September 8pm
Sleeping Trees present
WESTERN?

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

Join the multi-award winning trio, as well as Physics house Band multi-instrumentalist, Adam Hutchison, as they bring their fast, physical and farcical comic style to one of the most well loved film genres of all time; it’s sure to be a night to remember. This performance is A TEAM MONK FUNDRAISER.


Friday 6th September 9:30am
Phoenix Running hosts
POP UP EXCALIBUR: ‘Track Wars II’

The Sports Hub Running Track,
The Xcel Leisure Centre, Waterside Drive,
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2JG

Track Wars II will be a chance to get your hands on one of the epic 'Excalibur' sword medals. It will be a 6 hour timed event specially modified for the running track. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.


Friday 6th September 8pm
Mock Tudor Comedy Club:
PAUL McCAFFREY, SALLY ANNE HOWARD, CHRIS STOKES & JAKE FARRELL

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 7th September
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.


Sunday 8th September
12:15pm Walton Folk -
SASKIA GRIFFITHS-MOORE

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

Often compared to Joan Baez, and Joni Mitchell for her clear vocals, Saskia enjoys performing year round on the acoustic circuit, on her own, and with her star-studded band. On this occasion, she brings her trio, featuring Riverhouse favourite Lukas Drinkwater (Jacob & Drinkwater, Emily Barker, Seth Lakeman) and Jack Cookson (BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award Finalist 2016).


Friday 13th September 8pm
5TH ACOUSTIC NIGHT

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

A group of very talented young musicians from our local community provide an engaging mixture of music genre from theatre to pop! Presented by Music for Good Causes in aid of Regenerate.


Saturday 14th September 10:30am
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.


Saturday 14th September 8pm
HARRY BOLT QUARTET

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

Harry makes a welcome return visit with his latest quartet featuring modern jazz musicians at the top of their field. They deliver a new approach to jazz classics, standards and contemporary arrangements that also provide a showcase for Harry’s own exciting original compositions.


Sunday 15th September 12:15pm
Bob Dwyer’s BIX & PIECES

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

A lunchtime session of traditional jazz music; featuring - Foot tapping stomps - Classic blues - Rhythm & blues - Ragtime - interesting vocals. All this with excellent musicianship. The band is always well received when performing at Jazz Clubs and Jazz Festivals throughout the UK.


Wednesday 18th September
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. "Come along and enjoy a morning crafting with Decopatch, a form of Decoupage."


Wednesday 18th -
Sunday 29th September
10am - 4pm daily

John Pulford Exhibition:
FROM THE BANKS OF THE
THAMES TO OTHER PLACES

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

Displaying views along the River thames and the River Wey, including familiar local buildings and landscapes, the journey takes us to Italy, spain and the Mediterranean, with richly detailed oil paintings, watercolours and drawings all progressed from sketches and studies made on the spot by the artist.


Wednesday 18th September
1pm - 2pm
CONFIDENCE BUILDING COURSE

The Quintet, Charities House 1&2,
Churchfield Road, 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. You will need to be registered with Mary Frances Trust to attend this group.


Friday 20th September
6:30pm - 8:30pm
WAX & BLOOM

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

A special candle and floral masterclass, run by candlemaker Surrey-based Willow & Finn and floral designer Wild Alice where you’ll get the chance to create your own bespoke botanical candle and handmade wreath to complement it. Made using the most natural of ingredients including herbs and botanicals that will enhance your fragrance.


Friday 20th September 8pm
Mock Tudor Comedy Club:
RAYMOND & MR. TIMPKINS, TOM GLOVER & IAN SMITH

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 21st September 9:30am
Phoenix Running hosts the
RACE TO THE THRONES: Part 1

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

The Race to the Throne part 1, a daytime run, is a 6 hour timed event, with a marathon specific option, where you choose from 5km to ultra marathon - you can complete as many, or as few, laps as you like of a 5.3km, 3.28 mile, out and back, course along the beautiful river Thames. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.


Saturday 21st September 4pm
Phoenix Running hosts the
RACE TO THE THRONES: Part 2

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

The Race to the Throne part 2, an evening run, is a 6 hour timed event, with a marathon specific option, where you choose from 5km to ultra marathon - you can complete as many, or as few, laps as you like of a 5.3km, 3.28 mile, out and back, course along the beautiful river Thames. Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.


Saturday 21st September
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 21st September
11am - 5pm
HERITAGE DAY

Bridge Street, Walton-on-Thames, KT12 1AG

Celebrating local history, architecture and culture, with favourites including charity stalls, the dog show and town trail will return, and NEW for 2019 the Duckathon!


Saturday 21st September 8pm
ANGELA HEWITT (piano)

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

One of the world’s leading pianists, Angela Hewitt regularly appears in recital and with major orchestras across the world.


Sunday 22nd September 3:30pm
STORY CAFÉ - The Monster Café by Sean Leahy and Mihály Orodán

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. ”We are delighted that this month we have local author Sean Leahy sharing his humorous tale that deals with preconceptions, pre-school excitement and pre-tty big monsters.”


Tuesday 24th September
7pm - 9pm
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 24th September 7:45pm
West Surrey Family History
Society hosts a talk by Les
Mitchinson on USING MAPS
IN FAMILY HISTORY

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

Professional Genealogist Les Mitchinson looks at how Tithe and Enclosure maps can help you to trace distant ancestors. Non-members welcome.


Friday 27th September 8pm
NIGHT TERRORS
read by Gerard Logan

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

Spine-tingling tales of the supernatural from E F Benson’s brilliant collection of ghost stories. Masterful storytelling from Gerard Logan, who will transport you to a darker, more sinister world where the unexpected and the unexplainable will intrigue and disturb.


Saturday 28th September
10am - 5pm
2019 MODEL
RAILWAY EXHIBITION

All Saints RC Church Hall, Queens Road, 
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 5LU

The team are extremely proud to be able to present the third model railway exhibition in Walton-on-Thames after last year's success. This year, the exhibition will be sponsored by Harrison Brown Models. For more information, including exhibitors attending and how to get to the venue, please see the website.


Saturday 28th September
10am - 7pm
GIRL POWER FITFEST

Elm Grove Recreational Area, 14 Kings Close, 
Walton-on-Thames, KT12 2RF

At Girl Power FitFest, there’s something for everyone with Sweat, Strength and Stretch sections. There will also be amazing food stalls, hair and glitter tents, live music and most of all - an amazing atmosphere. All proceeds from Girl Power FitFest go to charity.


Saturday 28th September 8pm
Lisa Kwei Band’s
ANNUAL SHINDIG

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

The band’s music is highly influenced by Fleetwood Mac, Joni Mitchell, Alanis Morissette and Bob Marley to name a few. This night is always special as it is full of fun, dancing, brilliant music and friendships which have grown with their audiences over the years and all for a brilliant cause, Parkinson’s UK.


Sunday 29th September 3pm
MARIA LEVANDOVSKAYA (piano)

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

Maria Levandovskaya is a Russian-born pianist and accompanist. She regularly performs solo recitals in the UK and in Russia as well as working with singers and instrumentalists.