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Feb
24
Sat
Heritage Fair 2024 @ Lauderdale House
Feb 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Discover fascinating stories from Highgate’s past, and the diverse history of the communities that make up North London.

Come and chat to over 20 people who are interested in and knowledgeable about the history of our local area, including representatives from local museums, historic houses and local history societies at this FREE fair! Alongside Jacksons Lane, we will also be hosting a ‘memory stall’ this year, and collecting photos from the community that show the venues or Waterlow Park. Have any images from the past that you’d like to share? Bring them along!

 

Confirmed attendees for this year’s Heritage fair include:

The Arts Society Hampstead Heath

Camden History Society

Camden Tour Guides Association

Channing School

The Coleridge Trust

Friends of Kenwood

Highgate Cemetery

The Highgate Literary & Scientific Institution Archive

The Highgate Roman Kiln Project

Highgate School Museum & Archive

The Highgate Society

Hornsey Historical Society

Jacksons Lane

Kenwood House

Lady Gould’s Charity

Lauderdale House

North London U3A

Memories Stall

Pink Plaques Project

Heritage Talk 2024 – A Warm Welcome @ Lauderdale House
Feb 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Highgate has more than its fair share of locations if you’re looking for a pint, a bite to eat…or a historic ceremony involving antlers!

Originally a village outside of London, Highgate has long been a welcoming spot for travellers and visitors alike. Join us for this fascinating talk as we discover the history of some of its more interesting watering holes!

Hear from an expert on the history of the local pubs and hostelries and open your eyes to some of the more bizarre rituals such as the ‘Swearing of the Horns’. You’ll find out all about St Joseph’s Parish Centre, which has hosted everything from boxing matches to beauty contests and is still the cheapest pint in Highgate! And we chat to Kate Fugallo who ran the Lauderdale café with her husband Salvatore,  from 1985 to 2014, helping take the organisation from one century into another! As she says, ‘we didn’t realise when we pitched up in 1985 it would turn out to be a major part of our lives and of our childrens’.

Relativity @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In a world where people can break scientific laws just by understanding them, Zadie Sierra works with the government to lock away the rule-breakers: whether it’s thermodynamics, friction or even gravity. But her faith in the system is shaken up when she finds that the next nonconformist to be punished is none other than her scientist sister, Oriana.
Now Zadie must ally with an unlikely bunch of petty criminals: Ocean, a magician who can bend the rules of probability; and Griffin, a dentist with a cavalier attitude to biological laws. Zadie must fight against the system she once upheld, and stop her boss, Fabian Garve MP, from discovering the mysterious ‘Theory of Everything’ that Oriana has been working on. 
Songs For A New World @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Quite Good Theatre and Upstairs at the Gatehouse present

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD 

Following a brief five-star run in Southend last year, cult musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this February for a strictly limited run.

The debut song-cycle from Tony Award® winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County), SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is an anthology of short stories told through song that takes audiences on a journey, teetering on the edge of one moment that can shape the rest of your life.

Featuring Musical Theatre fan favourites including ‘I’m Not Afraid of Anything’, ‘Stars and the Moon’ and ‘King of the World’, this production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD creatively explores the human condition from vastly different New World perspectives, from the deck of a 15th century ship to the window ledge of a modern day high-rise in Manhattan.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995

Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International 

★★★★★

“Outstanding. Anyone with a passion for Musical Theatre should see this production”

 SOUTHEND THEATRE SCENE

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | Original Orchestrations: Jason Robert Brown & Brian Besterman.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International. 

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Guidance: 11+ (references to suicide, some explicit language)

Feb
25
Sun
Heritage Family Day 2024 @ Lauderdale House
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Take a step back in time at Lauderdale House’s annual Heritage Weekend. On Sunday 25 February we’re hosting a special Heritage Family Fun Day for children and families to explore the history of the house and the area.

Drop in for all kinds of fun and free activities between 11am and 4pm – activities are free and you don’t need to book in advance!

 Discover the stories of the Victorian children who lived in the house on our interactive touchscreens.

 Explore the House with our family trail (there will be a chocolate prize for the first 50 children to complete it!).

 From 11.30am to 3.30pm, a craft session making Tudor ruffs and masks for a masquerade ball!

 No unaccompanied children – bring your parent and carer so they can join in too!

Shenanigans @ Jacksons Lane
Feb 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join us on a journey filled with airplanes, juggling, an inflatable swimming pool and a wild train ride that will take you beyond the stage!

A circus performance that explores the importance of playfulness, creativity and imagination. Shenanigans is an ode to the inner child.

Running time: 50 minutes 

Suitable for ages 3+  

Supported by the Finnish Institute in the UK and Ireland

Songs For A New World @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Quite Good Theatre and Upstairs at the Gatehouse present

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD 

Following a brief five-star run in Southend last year, cult musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this February for a strictly limited run.

The debut song-cycle from Tony Award® winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County), SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is an anthology of short stories told through song that takes audiences on a journey, teetering on the edge of one moment that can shape the rest of your life.

Featuring Musical Theatre fan favourites including ‘I’m Not Afraid of Anything’, ‘Stars and the Moon’ and ‘King of the World’, this production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD creatively explores the human condition from vastly different New World perspectives, from the deck of a 15th century ship to the window ledge of a modern day high-rise in Manhattan.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995

Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International 

★★★★★

“Outstanding. Anyone with a passion for Musical Theatre should see this production”

 SOUTHEND THEATRE SCENE

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | Original Orchestrations: Jason Robert Brown & Brian Besterman.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International. 

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Guidance: 11+ (references to suicide, some explicit language)

Relativity @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In a world where people can break scientific laws just by understanding them, Zadie Sierra works with the government to lock away the rule-breakers: whether it’s thermodynamics, friction or even gravity. But her faith in the system is shaken up when she finds that the next nonconformist to be punished is none other than her scientist sister, Oriana.
Now Zadie must ally with an unlikely bunch of petty criminals: Ocean, a magician who can bend the rules of probability; and Griffin, a dentist with a cavalier attitude to biological laws. Zadie must fight against the system she once upheld, and stop her boss, Fabian Garve MP, from discovering the mysterious ‘Theory of Everything’ that Oriana has been working on. 
Feb
26
Mon
Kung Fu Classes for Children (5.45) and Adults (6.30) @ Highgate Society
Feb 26 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm

               

               LEARN TRADITIONAL KUNG FU & TAI CHI

                  from  Three-Time International Gold Medallist

                                DANIEL SHAW-ABULAFIA

             at The Highgate Society, 10A South Grove, London N6 6BS
         Children:  Mondays weekly, 17.45 to 18.30 from September 26th
         Adults:      Mondays weekly, 18.30 to 19.30 from September 26th

                            COME TO A FREE TRIAL CLASS!

Life Drawing 5 Week Evening Course (Jan/Feb & Feb/Mar 2024) @ Lauderdale House
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Have a cuppa and settle in for an evening of delightful life drawing with our new 5 week evening course for new and experienced students alike.

Taught by Artist Clare Grossman, this 5 week course will comprise of 2 hour classes on Monday evenings. Students will receive structured tuition, with the opportunity to work to a set objective each week as well as the chance to work individually as they wish.

The class will feature a good variety of professional life models to keep the classes fresh and interesting.

Please bring your own mug for tea as well as drawing materials. Paper will be available to purchase in the class.

About Clare Grossman

Clare trained at Camberwell School of Art, attaining a Masters Degree in Fine Art Printmaking. Since then she has continued her practice from her own studio in North London and with various professional print studios.

Her art has been commissioned by numerous corporate and commercial companies and she exhibits regularly with galleries across the UK and abroad.

What You Need

Charcoal

Soft graphite pencils 2B to 8B

A box of colour chalk pastels (not oil pastels)

Black & White chalk pastels

Putty Rubber

2 Bull Dog clips (to clip paper to boards)

Some cash (coins) to pay for paper

 

The course runs in two batches:

Run 1 (Mondays 7pm-9pm): 8th Jan, 15th Jan, 22nd Jan, 29th Jan, 5th Feb

Run 2 (Mondays 7pm-9pm): 19th Feb, 26th Feb, 4th Mar, 11th Mar, 18th Mar

 

Price: £125.00 for 5 sessions

To book yourself in, please follow the link:

https://www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk/whats-on/life-drawing-course

The 16th Annual Kyffin Williams Lecture: ‘Sir Kyffin Williams at Auction’ by Ben Rogers Jones @ Sir Martin Gilbert Library
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Ben Rogers Jones, auctioneer and valuer with Rogers Jones Auctioneers, will discuss his experience with selling paintings and prints by Kyffin.  He will explore the changes in the market and some of his Kyffin highlights ‘from the rostrum’, including the record prices for an oil painting, a work on paper and for a print.

Ben has been with Rogers Jones & Co since 2001, and has developed his family business, established by his mother and father, into Wales’ largest fine art auction company, which now has multiple locations, and which regularly achieves record prices.  The market for works by Sir Kyffin Williams has been a hugely important factor in the continued growth and success of Rogers Jones & Co.

Magic at the Gatehouse @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us, once again, for an evening of Magic at the Gatehouse presented by an exciting line-up of top magicians. Witness miracles manifest before your eyes in an intimate cabaret configuration that puts you at the heart of the magic.
Join Tom Brace, Laura London, Rich Clark, and Wayne Fox for a sensational evening of wonders.
Feb
27
Tue
Annie’s Yoga in Highgate @ Highgate United Reformed Church
Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The class is suitable for beginners and is friendly and inclusive. Style is Hatha yoga with various influences – gentle, but still delivering strength and flexibility.   Come and try a class to enhance your sense of wellbeing, release stress and tension and to experience deep relaxation. Mats provided, free parking (for now, but check signs!) no need to book – just turn up. The class is in the beautiful church – it’s set back a bit and has big blue doors. The class is mixed level/mixed ability/mixed age. I am a registered BWY teacher and fully insured. For more info about me/my yoga, have a look at my website 

Relativity @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In a world where people can break scientific laws just by understanding them, Zadie Sierra works with the government to lock away the rule-breakers: whether it’s thermodynamics, friction or even gravity. But her faith in the system is shaken up when she finds that the next nonconformist to be punished is none other than her scientist sister, Oriana.
Now Zadie must ally with an unlikely bunch of petty criminals: Ocean, a magician who can bend the rules of probability; and Griffin, a dentist with a cavalier attitude to biological laws. Zadie must fight against the system she once upheld, and stop her boss, Fabian Garve MP, from discovering the mysterious ‘Theory of Everything’ that Oriana has been working on. 
Songs For A New World @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Quite Good Theatre and Upstairs at the Gatehouse present

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD 

Following a brief five-star run in Southend last year, cult musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this February for a strictly limited run.

The debut song-cycle from Tony Award® winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County), SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is an anthology of short stories told through song that takes audiences on a journey, teetering on the edge of one moment that can shape the rest of your life.

Featuring Musical Theatre fan favourites including ‘I’m Not Afraid of Anything’, ‘Stars and the Moon’ and ‘King of the World’, this production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD creatively explores the human condition from vastly different New World perspectives, from the deck of a 15th century ship to the window ledge of a modern day high-rise in Manhattan.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995

Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International 

★★★★★

“Outstanding. Anyone with a passion for Musical Theatre should see this production”

 SOUTHEND THEATRE SCENE

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | Original Orchestrations: Jason Robert Brown & Brian Besterman.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International. 

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Guidance: 11+ (references to suicide, some explicit language)

Feb
28
Wed
Relativity @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In a world where people can break scientific laws just by understanding them, Zadie Sierra works with the government to lock away the rule-breakers: whether it’s thermodynamics, friction or even gravity. But her faith in the system is shaken up when she finds that the next nonconformist to be punished is none other than her scientist sister, Oriana.
Now Zadie must ally with an unlikely bunch of petty criminals: Ocean, a magician who can bend the rules of probability; and Griffin, a dentist with a cavalier attitude to biological laws. Zadie must fight against the system she once upheld, and stop her boss, Fabian Garve MP, from discovering the mysterious ‘Theory of Everything’ that Oriana has been working on. 
Songs For A New World @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Quite Good Theatre and Upstairs at the Gatehouse present

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD 

Following a brief five-star run in Southend last year, cult musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this February for a strictly limited run.

The debut song-cycle from Tony Award® winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County), SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is an anthology of short stories told through song that takes audiences on a journey, teetering on the edge of one moment that can shape the rest of your life.

Featuring Musical Theatre fan favourites including ‘I’m Not Afraid of Anything’, ‘Stars and the Moon’ and ‘King of the World’, this production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD creatively explores the human condition from vastly different New World perspectives, from the deck of a 15th century ship to the window ledge of a modern day high-rise in Manhattan.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995

Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International 

★★★★★

“Outstanding. Anyone with a passion for Musical Theatre should see this production”

 SOUTHEND THEATRE SCENE

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | Original Orchestrations: Jason Robert Brown & Brian Besterman.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International. 

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Guidance: 11+ (references to suicide, some explicit language)

Feb
29
Thu
Relativity @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In a world where people can break scientific laws just by understanding them, Zadie Sierra works with the government to lock away the rule-breakers: whether it’s thermodynamics, friction or even gravity. But her faith in the system is shaken up when she finds that the next nonconformist to be punished is none other than her scientist sister, Oriana.
Now Zadie must ally with an unlikely bunch of petty criminals: Ocean, a magician who can bend the rules of probability; and Griffin, a dentist with a cavalier attitude to biological laws. Zadie must fight against the system she once upheld, and stop her boss, Fabian Garve MP, from discovering the mysterious ‘Theory of Everything’ that Oriana has been working on. 
Songs For A New World @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Feb 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Quite Good Theatre and Upstairs at the Gatehouse present

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD 

Following a brief five-star run in Southend last year, cult musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this February for a strictly limited run.

The debut song-cycle from Tony Award® winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County), SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is an anthology of short stories told through song that takes audiences on a journey, teetering on the edge of one moment that can shape the rest of your life.

Featuring Musical Theatre fan favourites including ‘I’m Not Afraid of Anything’, ‘Stars and the Moon’ and ‘King of the World’, this production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD creatively explores the human condition from vastly different New World perspectives, from the deck of a 15th century ship to the window ledge of a modern day high-rise in Manhattan.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995

Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International 

★★★★★

“Outstanding. Anyone with a passion for Musical Theatre should see this production”

 SOUTHEND THEATRE SCENE

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | Original Orchestrations: Jason Robert Brown & Brian Besterman.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International. 

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Guidance: 11+ (references to suicide, some explicit language)

Highgate Musical Theatre Choir @ Jackson's Lane
Feb 29 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Come and join our Musical Theatre Choir! A fun, low pressured choir focusing on songs from musicals, and older pop songs. We rehearse on Thursday evenings, 8-9.30pm at Jackson’s Lane, opposite Highgate tube station.

Throughout the year, we will cover repertoire from Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, to Les Mis, to Sondheim, to West Side Story, to Wicked, and everything in between. Older pop songs will include songs by the Carpenters, the Beatles, and many more. 

Any standard welcome, and no need to read music as the songs will be taught line by line. The choir is run by Rachel Dussek, a singer, singing teacher, and choir leader who trained in classical singing and then in musical theatre at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Please get in touch by email or phone to book a taster session.

racheldussek@aol.com

£45 for a 5 week half term, working out as £9 per session. Dates for the full 10 week term are 11th Jan – 21st March (no session on Feb 15th due to half term).

Mar
1
Fri
Relativity @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In a world where people can break scientific laws just by understanding them, Zadie Sierra works with the government to lock away the rule-breakers: whether it’s thermodynamics, friction or even gravity. But her faith in the system is shaken up when she finds that the next nonconformist to be punished is none other than her scientist sister, Oriana.
Now Zadie must ally with an unlikely bunch of petty criminals: Ocean, a magician who can bend the rules of probability; and Griffin, a dentist with a cavalier attitude to biological laws. Zadie must fight against the system she once upheld, and stop her boss, Fabian Garve MP, from discovering the mysterious ‘Theory of Everything’ that Oriana has been working on. 
Songs For A New World @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Mar 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Quite Good Theatre and Upstairs at the Gatehouse present

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD 

Following a brief five-star run in Southend last year, cult musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this February for a strictly limited run.

The debut song-cycle from Tony Award® winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County), SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is an anthology of short stories told through song that takes audiences on a journey, teetering on the edge of one moment that can shape the rest of your life.

Featuring Musical Theatre fan favourites including ‘I’m Not Afraid of Anything’, ‘Stars and the Moon’ and ‘King of the World’, this production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD creatively explores the human condition from vastly different New World perspectives, from the deck of a 15th century ship to the window ledge of a modern day high-rise in Manhattan.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995

Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International 

★★★★★

“Outstanding. Anyone with a passion for Musical Theatre should see this production”

 SOUTHEND THEATRE SCENE

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | Original Orchestrations: Jason Robert Brown & Brian Besterman.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International. 

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Guidance: 11+ (references to suicide, some explicit language)

Mar
2
Sat
Coffee AM at the Highgate Society @ Highgate Society
Mar 2 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Do come along to meet your neighbours, enjoy a good cup of coffee and find out what is happening in Highgate.

The planning committee often have someone on hand to answer planning queries.

Songs For A New World @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Mar 2 @ 2:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Quite Good Theatre and Upstairs at the Gatehouse present

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD 

Following a brief five-star run in Southend last year, cult musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this February for a strictly limited run.

The debut song-cycle from Tony Award® winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County), SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is an anthology of short stories told through song that takes audiences on a journey, teetering on the edge of one moment that can shape the rest of your life.

Featuring Musical Theatre fan favourites including ‘I’m Not Afraid of Anything’, ‘Stars and the Moon’ and ‘King of the World’, this production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD creatively explores the human condition from vastly different New World perspectives, from the deck of a 15th century ship to the window ledge of a modern day high-rise in Manhattan.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995

Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International 

★★★★★

“Outstanding. Anyone with a passion for Musical Theatre should see this production”

 SOUTHEND THEATRE SCENE

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | Original Orchestrations: Jason Robert Brown & Brian Besterman.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International. 

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Guidance: 11+ (references to suicide, some explicit language)

Relativity @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In a world where people can break scientific laws just by understanding them, Zadie Sierra works with the government to lock away the rule-breakers: whether it’s thermodynamics, friction or even gravity. But her faith in the system is shaken up when she finds that the next nonconformist to be punished is none other than her scientist sister, Oriana.
Now Zadie must ally with an unlikely bunch of petty criminals: Ocean, a magician who can bend the rules of probability; and Griffin, a dentist with a cavalier attitude to biological laws. Zadie must fight against the system she once upheld, and stop her boss, Fabian Garve MP, from discovering the mysterious ‘Theory of Everything’ that Oriana has been working on. 
Show Pony @ Jacksons Lane
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Do you know what happens when female acrobats hit middle age? still hungry don’t know either, but they’re trying to figure it out. 

Part circus show, part training session, part trip-down-memory lane, Show Pony takes a hard look at life onstage and the gut-wrenching moment when the stage no longer wants you.  

Packed with love, laughter and lunacy, Show Pony is a joyful scream that challenges sexism and ageism, on and off stage.  

Supported by Fonds Darstellende Künste with funds from the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media within the program NEUSTART KULTUR

Songs For A New World @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:15 pm

Quite Good Theatre and Upstairs at the Gatehouse present

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD 

Following a brief five-star run in Southend last year, cult musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this February for a strictly limited run.

The debut song-cycle from Tony Award® winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County), SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is an anthology of short stories told through song that takes audiences on a journey, teetering on the edge of one moment that can shape the rest of your life.

Featuring Musical Theatre fan favourites including ‘I’m Not Afraid of Anything’, ‘Stars and the Moon’ and ‘King of the World’, this production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD creatively explores the human condition from vastly different New World perspectives, from the deck of a 15th century ship to the window ledge of a modern day high-rise in Manhattan.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995

Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International 

★★★★★

“Outstanding. Anyone with a passion for Musical Theatre should see this production”

 SOUTHEND THEATRE SCENE

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | Original Orchestrations: Jason Robert Brown & Brian Besterman.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International. 

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Guidance: 11+ (references to suicide, some explicit language)

Mar
3
Sun
Songs For A New World @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Mar 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Quite Good Theatre and Upstairs at the Gatehouse present

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD 

Following a brief five-star run in Southend last year, cult musical SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD comes to Upstairs at the Gatehouse this February for a strictly limited run.

The debut song-cycle from Tony Award® winner Jason Robert Brown (The Last Five Years, Parade, Bridges of Madison County), SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD is an anthology of short stories told through song that takes audiences on a journey, teetering on the edge of one moment that can shape the rest of your life.

Featuring Musical Theatre fan favourites including ‘I’m Not Afraid of Anything’, ‘Stars and the Moon’ and ‘King of the World’, this production of SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD creatively explores the human condition from vastly different New World perspectives, from the deck of a 15th century ship to the window ledge of a modern day high-rise in Manhattan.

SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD

Originally Produced by the WPA Theatre, New York City, 1995

Original Orchestration by Brian Besterman and Jason Robert Brown

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International 

★★★★★

“Outstanding. Anyone with a passion for Musical Theatre should see this production”

 SOUTHEND THEATRE SCENE

Music & Lyrics: Jason Robert Brown | Original Orchestrations: Jason Robert Brown & Brian Besterman.

Performed by arrangement with Music Theatre International. 

Running Time: 1 hour 45 minutes (including interval)

Guidance: 11+ (references to suicide, some explicit language)

Relativity @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Mar 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
In a world where people can break scientific laws just by understanding them, Zadie Sierra works with the government to lock away the rule-breakers: whether it’s thermodynamics, friction or even gravity. But her faith in the system is shaken up when she finds that the next nonconformist to be punished is none other than her scientist sister, Oriana.
Now Zadie must ally with an unlikely bunch of petty criminals: Ocean, a magician who can bend the rules of probability; and Griffin, a dentist with a cavalier attitude to biological laws. Zadie must fight against the system she once upheld, and stop her boss, Fabian Garve MP, from discovering the mysterious ‘Theory of Everything’ that Oriana has been working on. 
Mar
4
Mon
Coffee and Computers @ Highgate Society
Mar 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Monday 6 Nov coffee computers 10 30

Kung Fu Classes for Children (5.45) and Adults (6.30) @ Highgate Society
Mar 4 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm

               

               LEARN TRADITIONAL KUNG FU & TAI CHI

                  from  Three-Time International Gold Medallist

                                DANIEL SHAW-ABULAFIA

             at The Highgate Society, 10A South Grove, London N6 6BS
         Children:  Mondays weekly, 17.45 to 18.30 from September 26th
         Adults:      Mondays weekly, 18.30 to 19.30 from September 26th

                            COME TO A FREE TRIAL CLASS!

Life Drawing 5 Week Evening Course (Jan/Feb & Feb/Mar 2024) @ Lauderdale House
Mar 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Have a cuppa and settle in for an evening of delightful life drawing with our new 5 week evening course for new and experienced students alike.

Taught by Artist Clare Grossman, this 5 week course will comprise of 2 hour classes on Monday evenings. Students will receive structured tuition, with the opportunity to work to a set objective each week as well as the chance to work individually as they wish.

The class will feature a good variety of professional life models to keep the classes fresh and interesting.

Please bring your own mug for tea as well as drawing materials. Paper will be available to purchase in the class.

About Clare Grossman

Clare trained at Camberwell School of Art, attaining a Masters Degree in Fine Art Printmaking. Since then she has continued her practice from her own studio in North London and with various professional print studios.

Her art has been commissioned by numerous corporate and commercial companies and she exhibits regularly with galleries across the UK and abroad.

What You Need

Charcoal

Soft graphite pencils 2B to 8B

A box of colour chalk pastels (not oil pastels)

Black & White chalk pastels

Putty Rubber

2 Bull Dog clips (to clip paper to boards)

Some cash (coins) to pay for paper

 

The course runs in two batches:

Run 1 (Mondays 7pm-9pm): 8th Jan, 15th Jan, 22nd Jan, 29th Jan, 5th Feb

Run 2 (Mondays 7pm-9pm): 19th Feb, 26th Feb, 4th Mar, 11th Mar, 18th Mar

 

Price: £125.00 for 5 sessions

To book yourself in, please follow the link:

https://www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk/whats-on/life-drawing-course

Mar
5
Tue
Annie’s Yoga in Highgate @ Highgate United Reformed Church
Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The class is suitable for beginners and is friendly and inclusive. Style is Hatha yoga with various influences – gentle, but still delivering strength and flexibility.   Come and try a class to enhance your sense of wellbeing, release stress and tension and to experience deep relaxation. Mats provided, free parking (for now, but check signs!) no need to book – just turn up. The class is in the beautiful church – it’s set back a bit and has big blue doors. The class is mixed level/mixed ability/mixed age. I am a registered BWY teacher and fully insured. For more info about me/my yoga, have a look at my website 

Mar
7
Thu
Highgate Musical Theatre Choir @ Jackson's Lane
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Come and join our Musical Theatre Choir! A fun, low pressured choir focusing on songs from musicals, and older pop songs. We rehearse on Thursday evenings, 8-9.30pm at Jackson’s Lane, opposite Highgate tube station.

Throughout the year, we will cover repertoire from Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals, to Les Mis, to Sondheim, to West Side Story, to Wicked, and everything in between. Older pop songs will include songs by the Carpenters, the Beatles, and many more. 

Any standard welcome, and no need to read music as the songs will be taught line by line. The choir is run by Rachel Dussek, a singer, singing teacher, and choir leader who trained in classical singing and then in musical theatre at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts. Please get in touch by email or phone to book a taster session.

racheldussek@aol.com

£45 for a 5 week half term, working out as £9 per session. Dates for the full 10 week term are 11th Jan – 21st March (no session on Feb 15th due to half term).

Mar
8
Fri
Heckel’s Horse Jr: Edgeworth Johnstone @ Highgate Gallery
Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Heckel’s Horse is the alias used by local artist Edgeworth Johnstone for a series of works based on collaborative paintings he made over the last ten years with Medway artist Billy Childish, 18 years his senior. Hence, Johnstone acting alone is Heckel’s Horse Jr. These beguiling works have their roots in primitive and symbolist art using colour and the language of dreams to great effect.

Open: Wednesday and Thursday: 13.00 – 17.00

Edgeworth Johnston Untitled horses in a field painting width 30ins 76.2 cms height 24ins 61cms
Edgeworth Johnston Untitled horses in a field painting width 30ins 76.2 cms height 24ins 61cms
Edgeworth Johnstone Untitled (The linocut print) - 8.3 x 11.7 in (A4 size)(21x29.7cms)
Edgeworth Johnstone Untitled (The linocut print) – 8.3 x 11.7 in (A4 size)(21×29.7cms)
Mar
9
Sat
Coffee AM at the Highgate Society @ Highgate Society
Mar 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Do come along to meet your neighbours, enjoy a good cup of coffee and find out what is happening in Highgate.

The planning committee often have someone on hand to answer planning queries.

Heckel’s Horse Jr: Edgeworth Johnstone @ Highgate Gallery
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Heckel’s Horse is the alias used by local artist Edgeworth Johnstone for a series of works based on collaborative paintings he made over the last ten years with Medway artist Billy Childish, 18 years his senior. Hence, Johnstone acting alone is Heckel’s Horse Jr. These beguiling works have their roots in primitive and symbolist art using colour and the language of dreams to great effect.

Open: Wednesday and Thursday: 13.00 – 17.00

Edgeworth Johnston Untitled horses in a field painting width 30ins 76.2 cms height 24ins 61cms
Edgeworth Johnston Untitled horses in a field painting width 30ins 76.2 cms height 24ins 61cms
Edgeworth Johnstone Untitled (The linocut print) - 8.3 x 11.7 in (A4 size)(21x29.7cms)
Edgeworth Johnstone Untitled (The linocut print) – 8.3 x 11.7 in (A4 size)(21×29.7cms)
Mar
10
Sun
Heckel’s Horse Jr: Edgeworth Johnstone @ Highgate Gallery
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Heckel’s Horse is the alias used by local artist Edgeworth Johnstone for a series of works based on collaborative paintings he made over the last ten years with Medway artist Billy Childish, 18 years his senior. Hence, Johnstone acting alone is Heckel’s Horse Jr. These beguiling works have their roots in primitive and symbolist art using colour and the language of dreams to great effect.

Open: Wednesday and Thursday: 13.00 – 17.00

Edgeworth Johnston Untitled horses in a field painting width 30ins 76.2 cms height 24ins 61cms
Edgeworth Johnston Untitled horses in a field painting width 30ins 76.2 cms height 24ins 61cms
Edgeworth Johnstone Untitled (The linocut print) - 8.3 x 11.7 in (A4 size)(21x29.7cms)
Edgeworth Johnstone Untitled (The linocut print) – 8.3 x 11.7 in (A4 size)(21×29.7cms)
Mar
11
Mon
Kung Fu Classes for Children (5.45) and Adults (6.30) @ Highgate Society
Mar 11 @ 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm

               

               LEARN TRADITIONAL KUNG FU & TAI CHI

                  from  Three-Time International Gold Medallist

                                DANIEL SHAW-ABULAFIA

             at The Highgate Society, 10A South Grove, London N6 6BS
         Children:  Mondays weekly, 17.45 to 18.30 from September 26th
         Adults:      Mondays weekly, 18.30 to 19.30 from September 26th

                            COME TO A FREE TRIAL CLASS!

Life Drawing 5 Week Evening Course (Jan/Feb & Feb/Mar 2024) @ Lauderdale House
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Have a cuppa and settle in for an evening of delightful life drawing with our new 5 week evening course for new and experienced students alike.

Taught by Artist Clare Grossman, this 5 week course will comprise of 2 hour classes on Monday evenings. Students will receive structured tuition, with the opportunity to work to a set objective each week as well as the chance to work individually as they wish.

The class will feature a good variety of professional life models to keep the classes fresh and interesting.

Please bring your own mug for tea as well as drawing materials. Paper will be available to purchase in the class.

About Clare Grossman

Clare trained at Camberwell School of Art, attaining a Masters Degree in Fine Art Printmaking. Since then she has continued her practice from her own studio in North London and with various professional print studios.

Her art has been commissioned by numerous corporate and commercial companies and she exhibits regularly with galleries across the UK and abroad.

What You Need

Charcoal

Soft graphite pencils 2B to 8B

A box of colour chalk pastels (not oil pastels)

Black & White chalk pastels

Putty Rubber

2 Bull Dog clips (to clip paper to boards)

Some cash (coins) to pay for paper

 

The course runs in two batches:

Run 1 (Mondays 7pm-9pm): 8th Jan, 15th Jan, 22nd Jan, 29th Jan, 5th Feb

Run 2 (Mondays 7pm-9pm): 19th Feb, 26th Feb, 4th Mar, 11th Mar, 18th Mar

 

Price: £125.00 for 5 sessions

To book yourself in, please follow the link:

https://www.lauderdalehouse.org.uk/whats-on/life-drawing-course