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Dec
14
Mon
The Lure and Lore of the Limerick @ Zoom - online
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Monday 14th December 2020  7.30 pm
An online Zoom event

Local historian Ruth Hazeldine examines the origins and enduring appeal of the ‘nonsense poetry’ popularised by Edward Lear. Attendees at the event are encouraged to bring their own contributions, whether original or not.

To book click here. You will be asked to make a small donation to the Highgate Society.

To accompany the talk, there is a competition for original limericks on the subject of  ‘Highgate and Highgate personalities’ or the current Covid-related situation (‘and’, says Ruth, ‘keep it clean!). Prizes will be awarded for the three best entries. The closing date is December 31st. Entries  should be submitted by email to highgateevents@gmail.com and include a contact email address or phone number.

Dec
15
Tue
Philip Sanderson: Places, People and Light. @ Highgate Gallery
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Philip Sanderson  Highgate Hill, oil on canvas.

We are delighted to shows a significant body of work from acclaimed local artist Philip Sanderson, who captures townscapes and other scenes from a wide variety of sources, particularly London and Highgate.  He aims for a lightness of touch and fluidity that is at once engaging and appealing.  At the same time, his work retains a discipline and structure that gives it weight, so that the overall impression is one of beauty and substance.

Philip paints in oils and watercolours and says that he “endeavours to represent subjects in a loose and attractive way”.  His work is particularly concerned with the effect of light, particularly sunlight, and how this gives subtly contrasting tones of light and dark to his subject matter.  He often depicts people in his pictures, representing life and movement and adding another layer of interest and relevance to the familiar local scenes.

For many years an active member of the Highgate Watercolour Group and a participant in art courses and local art shows, Philip also had a career in the NHS, where he was a consultant microbiologist working in Edgware and Barnet.  He studied problems of infections acquired within hospitals and helped to found and edit a journal dedicated to this subject.

This exhibition is an opportunity to see a collection of pictures from the last five years, following a successful exhibition at St. Martin-in-the-Fields.  Most of the works are oils; all work will be for sale.

Highgate Gallery open Tuesday-Friday 1-5pm, Saturday 11am-4pm, Sunday 11am-5pm; closed Mondays.

Dec
16
Wed
Philip Sanderson: Places, People and Light. @ Highgate Gallery
Dec 16 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Philip Sanderson  Highgate Hill, oil on canvas.

We are delighted to shows a significant body of work from acclaimed local artist Philip Sanderson, who captures townscapes and other scenes from a wide variety of sources, particularly London and Highgate.  He aims for a lightness of touch and fluidity that is at once engaging and appealing.  At the same time, his work retains a discipline and structure that gives it weight, so that the overall impression is one of beauty and substance.

Philip paints in oils and watercolours and says that he “endeavours to represent subjects in a loose and attractive way”.  His work is particularly concerned with the effect of light, particularly sunlight, and how this gives subtly contrasting tones of light and dark to his subject matter.  He often depicts people in his pictures, representing life and movement and adding another layer of interest and relevance to the familiar local scenes.

For many years an active member of the Highgate Watercolour Group and a participant in art courses and local art shows, Philip also had a career in the NHS, where he was a consultant microbiologist working in Edgware and Barnet.  He studied problems of infections acquired within hospitals and helped to found and edit a journal dedicated to this subject.

This exhibition is an opportunity to see a collection of pictures from the last five years, following a successful exhibition at St. Martin-in-the-Fields.  Most of the works are oils; all work will be for sale.

Highgate Gallery open Tuesday-Friday 1-5pm, Saturday 11am-4pm, Sunday 11am-5pm; closed Mondays.

Highgate Society Carols – online @ Zoom - online
Dec 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for Carols from Highgate School (pre-recorded video).

Link from Highgate Society website a few days before the event!

Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
17
Thu
Philip Sanderson: Places, People and Light. @ Highgate Gallery
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Philip Sanderson  Highgate Hill, oil on canvas.

We are delighted to shows a significant body of work from acclaimed local artist Philip Sanderson, who captures townscapes and other scenes from a wide variety of sources, particularly London and Highgate.  He aims for a lightness of touch and fluidity that is at once engaging and appealing.  At the same time, his work retains a discipline and structure that gives it weight, so that the overall impression is one of beauty and substance.

Philip paints in oils and watercolours and says that he “endeavours to represent subjects in a loose and attractive way”.  His work is particularly concerned with the effect of light, particularly sunlight, and how this gives subtly contrasting tones of light and dark to his subject matter.  He often depicts people in his pictures, representing life and movement and adding another layer of interest and relevance to the familiar local scenes.

For many years an active member of the Highgate Watercolour Group and a participant in art courses and local art shows, Philip also had a career in the NHS, where he was a consultant microbiologist working in Edgware and Barnet.  He studied problems of infections acquired within hospitals and helped to found and edit a journal dedicated to this subject.

This exhibition is an opportunity to see a collection of pictures from the last five years, following a successful exhibition at St. Martin-in-the-Fields.  Most of the works are oils; all work will be for sale.

Highgate Gallery open Tuesday-Friday 1-5pm, Saturday 11am-4pm, Sunday 11am-5pm; closed Mondays.

Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
18
Fri
Nuestra Señora de Esperanza de Macarena – Sacred Recital @ St Augustine Church
Dec 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Nuestra Señora de Esperanza de Macarena

Our Lady of Hope of Macarena

 

In such difficult times, it seems appropriate to come together in the name of Our Lady of Hope.
Her feast day is an annual celebration in Spain, taking place on December 18th.
Join us at St Augustine’s Highgate for the first ever observance of this feast outside of Spain.

Jonathan Byrd is known to many churches across London and beyond for his ‘devotional guitar’ style, drawing heavily on flamenco ‘the sacred music of Andalusia’, uniquely fused with the delicate architecture of classical composition.

This will be punctuated with readings and prayers from Rev Tim Miller of All Saints Highgate, recently appointed Priest in charge of St Augustine’s.

Admission is free and there will be a place for donations, should you wish.

Please be seated by 1:30pm. This sacred recital is expected to last no more than an hour.

 

Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
19
Sat
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
20
Sun
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
22
Tue
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
23
Wed
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
26
Sat
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
27
Sun
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
28
Mon
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
29
Tue
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Dec
30
Wed
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Dec 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
1
Fri
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
2
Sat
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
3
Sun
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
5
Tue
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
6
Wed
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
7
Thu
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 7 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
8
Fri
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
9
Sat
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
10
Sun
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
12
Tue
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
13
Wed
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
14
Thu
Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
15
Fri
Tom Scase – New Horizons @ Highgate Gallery
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Painting Tom Scase – New Horizons.  15-28 January 2021

Tom Scase’s recent works are vibrant and zestful and mark a welcome start to Highgate Gallery’s new year of shows, following the lockdowns and postponed shows of 2020.

Despite their joyful presentation, a darkly sinister undertone lingers beneath the playful surface marks in these paintings, creating strange landscapes where cloned sheep, menacing bees and warplanes are juxtaposed with abstract forms.  Materials used include paints, collage, ink, varnishes and natural substances such as tree bark and mud from Hampstead Heath.

Horizons, which are a preoccupation in many of the works, become a metaphor for ambition, for the future, for what lies beyond, the limitless limit…and when we look at them further, our perception of space – as well as our relationship with nature – is called into question.  Even Scase’s humour has an edge of danger, and we are constantly challenged about what reality it is we are facing.

Tom Scase is a Suffolk-born artist who has lived in Highgate for many years.  He won first prize with the New Contemporaries and Europa Prize, Belgium, and has exhibited widely including at the Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, Sandnes, Norway (with Derek Jarman), Southampton University, and at South Hill Park Arts Centre (Arts Council), the Cello Factory, the ICA and the RCA in London.  He is a member of the London Group, originally founded in 1913 by 32 artists including David Bomberg and Jacob Epstein.

For further information please contact tomscase@btopenworld.com

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 15 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
16
Sat
Tom Scase – New Horizons @ Highgate Gallery
Jan 16 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Painting Tom Scase – New Horizons.  15-28 January 2021

Tom Scase’s recent works are vibrant and zestful and mark a welcome start to Highgate Gallery’s new year of shows, following the lockdowns and postponed shows of 2020.

Despite their joyful presentation, a darkly sinister undertone lingers beneath the playful surface marks in these paintings, creating strange landscapes where cloned sheep, menacing bees and warplanes are juxtaposed with abstract forms.  Materials used include paints, collage, ink, varnishes and natural substances such as tree bark and mud from Hampstead Heath.

Horizons, which are a preoccupation in many of the works, become a metaphor for ambition, for the future, for what lies beyond, the limitless limit…and when we look at them further, our perception of space – as well as our relationship with nature – is called into question.  Even Scase’s humour has an edge of danger, and we are constantly challenged about what reality it is we are facing.

Tom Scase is a Suffolk-born artist who has lived in Highgate for many years.  He won first prize with the New Contemporaries and Europa Prize, Belgium, and has exhibited widely including at the Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, Sandnes, Norway (with Derek Jarman), Southampton University, and at South Hill Park Arts Centre (Arts Council), the Cello Factory, the ICA and the RCA in London.  He is a member of the London Group, originally founded in 1913 by 32 artists including David Bomberg and Jacob Epstein.

For further information please contact tomscase@btopenworld.com

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
17
Sun
Tom Scase – New Horizons @ Highgate Gallery
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Painting Tom Scase – New Horizons.  15-28 January 2021

Tom Scase’s recent works are vibrant and zestful and mark a welcome start to Highgate Gallery’s new year of shows, following the lockdowns and postponed shows of 2020.

Despite their joyful presentation, a darkly sinister undertone lingers beneath the playful surface marks in these paintings, creating strange landscapes where cloned sheep, menacing bees and warplanes are juxtaposed with abstract forms.  Materials used include paints, collage, ink, varnishes and natural substances such as tree bark and mud from Hampstead Heath.

Horizons, which are a preoccupation in many of the works, become a metaphor for ambition, for the future, for what lies beyond, the limitless limit…and when we look at them further, our perception of space – as well as our relationship with nature – is called into question.  Even Scase’s humour has an edge of danger, and we are constantly challenged about what reality it is we are facing.

Tom Scase is a Suffolk-born artist who has lived in Highgate for many years.  He won first prize with the New Contemporaries and Europa Prize, Belgium, and has exhibited widely including at the Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, Sandnes, Norway (with Derek Jarman), Southampton University, and at South Hill Park Arts Centre (Arts Council), the Cello Factory, the ICA and the RCA in London.  He is a member of the London Group, originally founded in 1913 by 32 artists including David Bomberg and Jacob Epstein.

For further information please contact tomscase@btopenworld.com

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain

Jan
18
Mon
Hampstead Garden Opera – talk by Roger Sainsbury @ Zoom - online
Jan 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Hampstead Garden Opera Monday 18th Jan 7.30 pm An online Zoom talk.
What began as an evening class for amateurs, has become a widely respected company, performing to high standards and playing a key role in the development of young artists.
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/hampstead-garden-opera-tickets-134898538159
Jan
19
Tue
Tom Scase – New Horizons @ Highgate Gallery
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Painting Tom Scase – New Horizons.  15-28 January 2021

Tom Scase’s recent works are vibrant and zestful and mark a welcome start to Highgate Gallery’s new year of shows, following the lockdowns and postponed shows of 2020.

Despite their joyful presentation, a darkly sinister undertone lingers beneath the playful surface marks in these paintings, creating strange landscapes where cloned sheep, menacing bees and warplanes are juxtaposed with abstract forms.  Materials used include paints, collage, ink, varnishes and natural substances such as tree bark and mud from Hampstead Heath.

Horizons, which are a preoccupation in many of the works, become a metaphor for ambition, for the future, for what lies beyond, the limitless limit…and when we look at them further, our perception of space – as well as our relationship with nature – is called into question.  Even Scase’s humour has an edge of danger, and we are constantly challenged about what reality it is we are facing.

Tom Scase is a Suffolk-born artist who has lived in Highgate for many years.  He won first prize with the New Contemporaries and Europa Prize, Belgium, and has exhibited widely including at the Sainsbury Centre, Norwich, Sandnes, Norway (with Derek Jarman), Southampton University, and at South Hill Park Arts Centre (Arts Council), the Cello Factory, the ICA and the RCA in London.  He is a member of the London Group, originally founded in 1913 by 32 artists including David Bomberg and Jacob Epstein.

For further information please contact tomscase@btopenworld.com

Highgate Gallery open Tues-Fri 1-5pm, Sat 11am-4pm, Sun 11am-5pm; closed Mon.

Forever Plaid @ Upstairs at the Gatehouse
Jan 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We are delighted to be bringing Forever Plaid back once more to the Gatehouse. This ‘Heavenly
Musical’ is one of our favourites with its ‘square’ songs from the Fifties. This deliciously fun revue is
chock-full of classic quartet harmonies and pitch-perfect melodies. Songs include:
Magic Moments / Catch a Falling Star / Cry / Love is a Many Splendored Thing / Three Coins in a Fountain