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Dec
3
Sat
Vince Pope and String Trio at Rosslyn Hill Chapel – Hampstead @ Rosslyn Hill Chapel
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Dec
4
Sun
Insieme’s Mid-Winter Musical Feast @ Lauderdale House
Dec 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join Insieme, our Chamber Opera Ensemble in Residence, for a festive feast of music making!

An early Christmas treat! Insieme return to Lauderdale House this December for a night of beautiful musical gems. Featuring Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante and scenes from Engelbert Humperdinck’s seasonal favourite, Hansel and Gretel, you can expect plenty of audience participation to get you in the festive mood.

Dec
5
Mon
Children’s Drawing & Painting Classes @ Lauderdale House
Dec 5 @ 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Children’s Drawing & Painting Classes

Our children’s art classes run on a termly basis, providing children aged 5-8 with an introduction to the basics of drawing and painting.

Each week children will build on their skills learnt in previous weeks, developing their confidence and ability.

Taught by experienced, supportive, and friendly teacher Aynur Erdal, this class is the perfect opportunity to introduce your child to the world of art.

We welcome any students wishing to join after the beginning of the term and charge a pro rata rate of £17.50 per class until the end of the term. Please contact the office on 020 8348 8716 to book or if you have any queries about the class.

You are also welcome to book an initial trial class at £17.50 ahead of booking the whole term- please call on 020 8348 8716, and we will be happy to help.

Kung Fu Classes for Children (5.45) and Adults (6.30) @ Highgate Society
Dec 5 @ 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!

                           daniel@tigercranekungfu.com

          https://tigercranekungfu.com/kung-fu-club/instructor-danil-shaw-abulafia/
Dec
6
Tue
Annie’s Yoga in Highgate @ Highgate United Reformed Church
Dec 6 @ 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 

Dec
7
Wed
Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 7 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Concert 1
Joseph Haydn Piano Trio in G minor Hob. XV:19
Ludwig van Beethoven Septet in E flat Op.20
Sophia Jaffé & Natalie Klouda - violin
Lena Fankhauser - viola
Ashok Klouda & TBC- cello
Chi-chi Nwanoku CBE - double bass
Fabian van de Geest - horn
Amy Harman - bassoon
Julian Bliss - clarinet
Irina Botan - piano

 

Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 7 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Concert 2
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Quintet in E flat K.407
Ludwig van Beethoven duo for clarinet and bassoon No.3 in B flat WoO 27
Gabriel Fauré Piano Quartet No.2 in G minor Op.45
Sophia Jaffé & Natalie Klouda - violin
Lena Fankhauser - viola
Reinoud Ford - cello
Fabian van de Geest - horn
Amy Harman - bassoon
Julian Bliss - clarinet
Irina Botan - piano
 

 

Dec
8
Thu
Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Concert 3
Franz Schubert String Trio in B flat D.471
​Natalie Klouda Piano Quintet (London premiere)
Felix Mendelssohn Piano Trio No.1 in D minor Op.49
Jack Liebeck & Alexandra Raikhlina – violin
Rosalind Ventris - viola
Bartholomew LaFollette & Gemma Rosefield - cello
Katya Apekisheva – piano

 

 

 

Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 8 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Concert 4
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Piano Quartet in E flat major K.493
Dora Pejačević Piano Quintet in B minor Op.40
Alexandra Raikhlina & Jack Liebeck – violin
Rosalind Ventris - viola
Bartholomew LaFollette & Gemma Rosefield - cello
Katya Apekisheva - piano

 

 

 

Dec
9
Fri
Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Concert 5
Antonín Dvořák Bagatelles Op.47
Natalie Klouda Violin Sonata
Schumann Piano Quartet in E flat Op.47
Alexander Sitkovetsky - violin
Benjamin Gilmore - viola
Ashok Klouda - cello
Wu Qian - piano
Borut Zagoranski - classical accordion

 

 

 

Christmas Carol Concert: The Stars in the Bright Sky @ St. Mary Brookfield Church
Dec 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Voxcetera’s popular Christmas concerts are a feast of festive music. Enjoy arrangements of popular carols and songs such as Away in a Manger, It came Upon A Midnight Clear, O Little Town of Bethlehem and Ding Dong Merrily on High, and atmospheric sacred music by thrilling composers such as Britten, Gjeilo, Górecki, Rutter and MacMillan, in a church full of candles. There’ll also be a chance for you to raise the roof and join in with a couple of carols.

BAR: open from 7pm selling wine and mince pies.

Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 9 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Concert 6 
FUNDRAISING CONCERT IN SUPPORT OF FOOD BANK AID 
with special guest ROWAN ATKINSON
Exploring Schubert
Extracts from Schubert's letters read by Rowan Atkinson 
set alongside two of his most sublime works for piano trio.
Franz Schubert Notturno in E flat for piano trio Op.148 D.897
​Franz Schubert Piano Trio No.1 in B flat Op.99, D.898
Rowan Atkinson - speaker
Benjamin Gilmore - violin
Ashok Klouda - cello
Simon Callaghan – piano
 

 

 

 

Dec
10
Sat
Santa’s Christmas Grotto 2022 @ Lauderdale House
Dec 10 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Every year a magical Christmas grotto springs up in Lauderdale House as the man himself (Father Christmas, Santa Claus, Père Noël, Saint Nick) pays us a special seasonal visit. Kids of all ages can come along to meet him!

Select a half-hour slot. Within your booked time slot, children will take it in turns to meet Father Christmas with the adults accompanying them.

£11 per child, parents go free.

‘One of London’s top five Santas’ (Time Out)

Coffee AM at the Highgate Society @ Highgate Society
Dec 10 @ 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.

Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Concert 7 
Ralph Vaughan-Williams Piano Quintet in C minor
Felix Mendelssohn Sextet in D Op.110
Zahra Benyounes – violin
Rosalind Ventris & Lena Fankhauser – viola
Ashok Klouda – cello
Chi-chi Nwanoku CBE – double bass
Simon Callaghan - piano
 

 

 

 

Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 10 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
Concert 8 
Franz Joseph Haydn String Quartet in F minor Op.20 No.5
Joseph Boulogne ‘Chevalier Saint Georges’ String Quartet No.3 in G
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Adagio & Rondo for glass harmonica 
and quartet K.617 (performed by accordion and string quartet)
Selection of works by Astor Piazzolla for accordion and strings
Natalie Klouda & Zahra Benyounes – violin
Rosalind Ventris & Lena Fankhauser – viola
Ashok Klouda – cello
Chi-chi Nwanoku CBE – double bass
Borut Zagoranski – classical accordion
 

 

 

 

Dec
11
Sun
Santa’s Christmas Grotto 2022 @ Lauderdale House
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

Every year a magical Christmas grotto springs up in Lauderdale House as the man himself (Father Christmas, Santa Claus, Père Noël, Saint Nick) pays us a special seasonal visit. Kids of all ages can come along to meet him!

Select a half-hour slot. Within your booked time slot, children will take it in turns to meet Father Christmas with the adults accompanying them.

£11 per child, parents go free.

‘One of London’s top five Santas’ (Time Out)

Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:45 pm
Concert 9 
"Corelli to Jazz"
A rare opportunity to hear renowned violinist 
Thomas Gould and jazz pianist extraordinaire 
Gwilym Simcock as they join forces to take you 
on an improvisatory journey like no other. 
At the heart of the programme, the duo explore 
Corelli's Violin Sonatas and see what happens 
when the improvisatory nature of the writing 
is taken a step further...
Thomas Gould – violin
Gwilym Simcock - piano

 

 

 

 

 

Highgate International Chamber Music Festival 2022 @ St Anne's Church
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Concert 10 GALA CONCERT 
Johannes Brahms Piano Quintet in F minor Op.34
Felix Mendelssohn Octet in E flat Op.20
Katharine Gowers, Natalie Klouda, 
Thomas Gould & Sara Wolstenholme – violin
Lena Fankhauser & Meghan Cassidy – viola
Nathaniel Boyd & Ashok Klouda – cello
Irina Botan - piano

 

 

 

 

 

Dec
12
Mon
Children’s Drawing & Painting Classes @ Lauderdale House
Dec 12 @ 4:45 pm – 5:45 pm

Children’s Drawing & Painting Classes

Our children’s art classes run on a termly basis, providing children aged 5-8 with an introduction to the basics of drawing and painting.

Each week children will build on their skills learnt in previous weeks, developing their confidence and ability.

Taught by experienced, supportive, and friendly teacher Aynur Erdal, this class is the perfect opportunity to introduce your child to the world of art.

We welcome any students wishing to join after the beginning of the term and charge a pro rata rate of £17.50 per class until the end of the term. Please contact the office on 020 8348 8716 to book or if you have any queries about the class.

You are also welcome to book an initial trial class at £17.50 ahead of booking the whole term- please call on 020 8348 8716, and we will be happy to help.

Kung Fu Classes for Children (5.45) and Adults (6.30) @ Highgate Society
Dec 12 @ 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!

                           daniel@tigercranekungfu.com

          https://tigercranekungfu.com/kung-fu-club/instructor-danil-shaw-abulafia/
Dec
13
Tue
Annie’s Yoga in Highgate @ Highgate United Reformed Church
Dec 13 @ 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 

Carols in Pond Square @ Highgate Society and Pond Sq.
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Followed by mulled wine and festive fare at 10A (The Highgate Society).

Collection and donations in aid of Local Charities

Dec
17
Sat
Coffee AM at the Highgate Society @ Highgate Society
Dec 17 @ 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.

Dec
19
Mon
Kung Fu Classes for Children (5.45) and Adults (6.30) @ Highgate Society
Dec 19 @ 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!

                           daniel@tigercranekungfu.com

          https://tigercranekungfu.com/kung-fu-club/instructor-danil-shaw-abulafia/
Dec
20
Tue
Annie’s Yoga in Highgate @ Highgate United Reformed Church
Dec 20 @ 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 

Free lunchtime concert with Stephen Hose @ LAUDERDALE HOUSE
Dec 20 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Take a break on a Tuesday lunchtime and enjoy 45 minutes of gorgeous classical music performed live by our resident pianist Stephen Hose upstairs in the beautiful Long Gallery overlooking Waterlow Park.

Stephen trained at the Royal Academy of Music where he held a Vaughan Williams scholarship, and has worked extensively as a Musical Director, conductor and pianist in London and regional theatre. He has played at most of the London concert halls and has performed in France and Germany. He is currently Pianist in Residence at Lauderdale House, Highgate.

Projects abroad have ranged from the English Theater of Frankfurt to The Lost Colony at the 2,000 seat outdoor theatre on Roanoke Island, USA. TV work has included being the pianist on Channel 4 ‘s Titanic, The Mission, accompanist for The Choir, and 5 years as Musical Associate/Director for TV productions of Christmas Glory. He was Chorus Master for Jessye Norman’s Ellington’s Sacred Songs at the Barbican Theatre and Epidavros, Greece.

His work as Music Director for OperaUK has included Barber of Seville, Cosi fan Tutte, La Traviata, the Merry Widow, Olé and El Amore Brujo. For Merry Opera work includes La Traviata, The Magic Flute, Kiss Me, Figaro!, The Barber of Seville and La Belle Hélène (aka Troy Boy). He has also conducted over 50 performances of their unique staged Messiah.

Dec
24
Sat
Coffee AM at the Highgate Society @ Highgate Society
Dec 24 @ 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.

Dec
26
Mon
Kung Fu Classes for Children (5.45) and Adults (6.30) @ Highgate Society
Dec 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!

                           daniel@tigercranekungfu.com

          https://tigercranekungfu.com/kung-fu-club/instructor-danil-shaw-abulafia/
Dec
27
Tue
Annie’s Yoga in Highgate @ Highgate United Reformed Church
Dec 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 

Dec
31
Sat
Coffee AM at the Highgate Society @ Highgate Society
Dec 31 @ 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.

Jan
2
Mon
Kung Fu Classes for Children (5.45) and Adults (6.30) @ Highgate Society
Jan 2 @ 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!

                           daniel@tigercranekungfu.com

          https://tigercranekungfu.com/kung-fu-club/instructor-danil-shaw-abulafia/
Jan
3
Tue
Annie’s Yoga in Highgate @ Highgate United Reformed Church
Jan 3 @ 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 

Jan
7
Sat
Coffee AM at the Highgate Society @ Highgate Society
Jan 7 @ 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.

Jan
9
Mon
Kung Fu Classes for Children (5.45) and Adults (6.30) @ Highgate Society
Jan 9 @ 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!

                           daniel@tigercranekungfu.com

          https://tigercranekungfu.com/kung-fu-club/instructor-danil-shaw-abulafia/