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Oct
18
Fri
Boxercise for adults @ the house
Oct 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Katie @ Jacksons Lane Arts Centre
Oct 18 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan @ Highgate Gallery
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Night Music, by Patrick Hourihan.

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan.  11– 24 October 2019

An exhibition about a Surrealist journey and its discoveries.

‘Inside Patrick Hourihan’s skull there nestles a mental coral reef alive with magical images of unknown dramas and unfamiliar conflicts.  His private world is as intense, as complicated and as visually captivating as anything the ocean reefs have to offer.  His technical wizardry allows him to explore this world of the unconscious and permits us to eavesdrop on its many perverse and contradictory scenes.  His work has the special merit of being instantly recognisable as his. No other artist comes close to his imagery.  An intrepid internal explorer, he is quite splendidly alone in his voyages of irrational beauty.’     Desmond Morris, April 2019.

This selection of paintings, drawings and boxed found objects represents the work of London-based Surrealist Patrick Hourihan.  He has used automatic drawing and other channels of accidental discovery as a way to unlock the poetic potential and sense of the Marvellous that awaits in seemingly mundane and unexpected situations of everyday life.  The spirit of the Shadowman exhibition seduces the viewer to look through newly opened windows with the dreamer’s innocent eye.

Patrick Hourihan is London born.  He studied at the Watford School of Art.  He has been creating imaginative worlds since childhood, leading to a love of Surrealism while at college.  He was, for a number of years, an active member of the Surrealist London Action Group (SLAG).

Website:  http://www.patrickhourihan.com

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

80’s night @ the house
Oct 18 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Shinya Fukumori and Andrew McCormack Duo @ Lauderdale House
Oct 18 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

These world-class musicians perform their highly anticipated debut concert together, creating a fresh take on their specially chosen compositions. They each have recent albums which are enjoying great critical acclaim. This promises to be a very special evening of sublimely beautiful music.

Shinya Fukumori – drums
Andrew McCormack – piano

The programme will feature compositions by both musicians. Yokohama Calling are very excited to be facilitating this unique meeting of musical talent and the possibilities it will bring.

“Fukumori is among the most poetic of drummers, his light touch lending only the necessary textures and rhythms: reminiscent of the late, great drummer Paul Motian, a frequent contributor to ECM recordings.”Mark Sullivan, allaboutjazz  

“The words classy and eloquent immediately spring to mind when you listen to pianist Andrew McCormack.”Selwyn Harris, Jazzwise

“McCormack is a brilliant British pianist and composer.” – Giles Peterson, BBC Radio 6 Presenter

“Fukumori is capable of driving proceedings along in a more traditional and swinging manner, but here the emphasis is on a more intimate level, engaging in a deep yet contemplative conversation with his fellow musicians.”Nick Lea, jazzviews 
Yokohama Calling is a UK based operation working with Japanese artists to promote Japanese music and culture outside of Japan. The vision is to bring UK and Japanese artists together – to foster the spirit of collaboration, to create new bonds and make great music.
Tickets £12

Oct
19
Sat
Highgate Society Coffee Morning @ Highgate Society
Oct 19 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Do come and enjoy a cup of coffee for 50p .

Meet up with members and non-members; see what is coming up in Highgate!

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan. @ Highgate Gallery
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Night Music, acrylic on canvas 65x81cm. Patrick Hourihan. All rights reserved

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan.  11– 24 October 2019

An exhibition about a Surrealist journey and its discoveries.

‘Inside Patrick Hourihan’s skull there nestles a mental coral reef alive with magical images of unknown dramas and unfamiliar conflicts.  His private world is as intense, as complicated and as visually captivating as anything the ocean reefs have to offer.  His technical wizardry allows him to explore this world of the unconscious and permits us to eavesdrop on its many perverse and contradictory scenes.  His work has the special merit of being instantly recognisable as his. No other artist comes close to his imagery.  An intrepid internal explorer, he is quite splendidly alone in his voyages of irrational beauty.’      Desmond Morris, April 2019.

This selection of paintings, drawings and boxed found objects represents the work of London-based Surrealist Patrick Hourihan.  He has used automatic drawing and other channels of accidental discovery as a way to unlock the poetic potential and sense of the Marvellous that awaits in seemingly mundane and unexpected situations of everyday life.  The spirit of the Shadowman exhibition seduces the viewer to look through newly opened windows with the dreamer’s innocent eye.

Patrick Hourihan is London born.  He studied at the Watford School of Art.  He has been creating imaginative worlds since childhood, leading to a love of Surrealism while at college.  He was, for a number of years, an active member of the Surrealist London Action Group (SLAG).

Website:  http://www.patrickhourihan.com

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

Oct
20
Sun
Hampstead Printmakers – ‘from Scratch to Etch’ @ Lauderdale House
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A show of Original Prints from Adult Printmaking Classes at Hampstead School of Art & Print NW6 Studio, curated by printmaking tutor Theresa Pateman.

The definition of an Original Print, as opposed to Giclée or Inkjet Print, is that the artist/printmaker would have some part in hand-making the final image, working from a surface or matrix of metal, wood, plastic, or card. Once ink is rubbed or rolled in/onto this matrix, the image can be transferred and reproduced onto any other surface – in this case paper.

“Scratching  and Etching” are processes used to create Intaglio Prints. All original prints, unlike Giclée Prints, require much more intervention and heartache grappling with these methods from start to finish.There are professionals and beginners alike within this collective, many of them are local to the area.

As a group they have shown at HSA, University Women’s Club, Millfield Art Centre, Burgh House & Kingsgate Workshops Gallery.

Techniques used in this show include: Drypoint, Etching, Mezzotints, Monoprints, Photo-etching and Relief Printing.

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan. @ Highgate Gallery
Oct 20 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

     Night Music, acrylic on canvas 65x81cm. Patrick Hourihan. All rights reserved

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan.  11– 24 October 2019

An exhibition about a Surrealist journey and its discoveries.

‘Inside Patrick Hourihan’s skull there nestles a mental coral reef alive with magical images of unknown dramas and unfamiliar conflicts.  His private world is as intense, as complicated and as visually captivating as anything the ocean reefs have to offer.  His technical wizardry allows him to explore this world of the unconscious and permits us to eavesdrop on its many perverse and contradictory scenes.  His work has the special merit of being instantly recognisable as his. No other artist comes close to his imagery.  An intrepid internal explorer, he is quite splendidly alone in his voyages of irrational beauty.’     Desmond Morris, April 2019.

This selection of paintings, drawings and boxed found objects represents the work of London-based Surrealist Patrick Hourihan.  He has used automatic drawing and other channels of accidental discovery as a way to unlock the poetic potential and sense of the Marvellous that awaits in seemingly mundane and unexpected situations of everyday life.  The spirit of the Shadowman exhibition seduces the viewer to look through newly opened windows with the dreamer’s innocent eye.

Patrick Hourihan is London born.  He studied at the Watford School of Art.  He has been creating imaginative worlds since childhood, leading to a love of Surrealism while at college.  He was, for a number of years, an active member of the Surrealist London Action Group (SLAG).

Website:  http://www.patrickhourihan.com

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

Oct
21
Mon
Hampstead Printmakers – ‘from Scratch to Etch’ @ Lauderdale House
Oct 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A show of Original Prints from Adult Printmaking Classes at Hampstead School of Art & Print NW6 Studio, curated by printmaking tutor Theresa Pateman.

The definition of an Original Print, as opposed to Giclée or Inkjet Print, is that the artist/printmaker would have some part in hand-making the final image, working from a surface or matrix of metal, wood, plastic, or card. Once ink is rubbed or rolled in/onto this matrix, the image can be transferred and reproduced onto any other surface – in this case paper.

“Scratching  and Etching” are processes used to create Intaglio Prints. All original prints, unlike Giclée Prints, require much more intervention and heartache grappling with these methods from start to finish.There are professionals and beginners alike within this collective, many of them are local to the area.

As a group they have shown at HSA, University Women’s Club, Millfield Art Centre, Burgh House & Kingsgate Workshops Gallery.

Techniques used in this show include: Drypoint, Etching, Mezzotints, Monoprints, Photo-etching and Relief Printing.

Vic Fair Retrospective @ Lauderdale House
Oct 21 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Vic Fair (1938-2017) was a prolific British graphic designer who extensively worked on thousands of film publicity material over four decades and responsible for creating some iconic pieces including David Bowie in ‘The Man who fell to earth’ , the 60’s psychedelic ‘Here we go around the Mulberry Bush’  and  ‘A View to a Kill’ part of the James Bond franchise.

There will be a number of original pieces on display and available showcasing Fair’s truly artistic wit, flair and innovative use of juxtaposition .

Fair’s work is held in private collections, the Victoria and Albert Museum and is shortly due to be displayed at the London Transport Museum ‘Hidden London’ exhibition.

Vic Fair Retrospective  will be on display at Lauderdale House’s Lower Gallery during gallery opening times from Thursday 3 October until Monday 28 October.

The gallery is open:

•    Monday to Wednesday (11am to 4pm)
•    Thursday (11:30am to 4pm)
•    Sunday: Special Sunday opening on Sunday 6 October and Sunday 13 October.

The gallery may also be open on select Fridays and Saturdays depending on our schedule of events. Please call 020 8348 8716 to check Friday and Saturday opening times.

Life Drawing at Common House @ Common House
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Life Drawing at Common House @ Common House | England | United Kingdom

Join us for fun, sociable and relaxed drop-in life drawing sessions in a professional set-up and with established models. We meet every Monday from 7 to 9pm at Common House, which is part of the new Woodside Square residential development between Highgate and Muswell Hill. Absolutely everyone and all skill levels are welcome and basic materials are provided for free.

Oct
22
Tue
Hampstead Printmakers – ‘from Scratch to Etch’ @ Lauderdale House
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A show of Original Prints from Adult Printmaking Classes at Hampstead School of Art & Print NW6 Studio, curated by printmaking tutor Theresa Pateman.

The definition of an Original Print, as opposed to Giclée or Inkjet Print, is that the artist/printmaker would have some part in hand-making the final image, working from a surface or matrix of metal, wood, plastic, or card. Once ink is rubbed or rolled in/onto this matrix, the image can be transferred and reproduced onto any other surface – in this case paper.

“Scratching  and Etching” are processes used to create Intaglio Prints. All original prints, unlike Giclée Prints, require much more intervention and heartache grappling with these methods from start to finish.There are professionals and beginners alike within this collective, many of them are local to the area.

As a group they have shown at HSA, University Women’s Club, Millfield Art Centre, Burgh House & Kingsgate Workshops Gallery.

Techniques used in this show include: Drypoint, Etching, Mezzotints, Monoprints, Photo-etching and Relief Printing.

Vic Fair Retrospective @ Lauderdale House
Oct 22 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Vic Fair (1938-2017) was a prolific British graphic designer who extensively worked on thousands of film publicity material over four decades and responsible for creating some iconic pieces including David Bowie in ‘The Man who fell to earth’ , the 60’s psychedelic ‘Here we go around the Mulberry Bush’  and  ‘A View to a Kill’ part of the James Bond franchise.

There will be a number of original pieces on display and available showcasing Fair’s truly artistic wit, flair and innovative use of juxtaposition .

Fair’s work is held in private collections, the Victoria and Albert Museum and is shortly due to be displayed at the London Transport Museum ‘Hidden London’ exhibition.

Vic Fair Retrospective  will be on display at Lauderdale House’s Lower Gallery during gallery opening times from Thursday 3 October until Monday 28 October.

The gallery is open:

•    Monday to Wednesday (11am to 4pm)
•    Thursday (11:30am to 4pm)
•    Sunday: Special Sunday opening on Sunday 6 October and Sunday 13 October.

The gallery may also be open on select Fridays and Saturdays depending on our schedule of events. Please call 020 8348 8716 to check Friday and Saturday opening times.

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan @ Highgate Gallery
Oct 22 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Night Music, by Patrick Hourihan.

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan.  11– 24 October 2019

An exhibition about a Surrealist journey and its discoveries.

‘Inside Patrick Hourihan’s skull there nestles a mental coral reef alive with magical images of unknown dramas and unfamiliar conflicts.  His private world is as intense, as complicated and as visually captivating as anything the ocean reefs have to offer.  His technical wizardry allows him to explore this world of the unconscious and permits us to eavesdrop on its many perverse and contradictory scenes.  His work has the special merit of being instantly recognisable as his. No other artist comes close to his imagery.  An intrepid internal explorer, he is quite splendidly alone in his voyages of irrational beauty.’     Desmond Morris, April 2019.

This selection of paintings, drawings and boxed found objects represents the work of London-based Surrealist Patrick Hourihan.  He has used automatic drawing and other channels of accidental discovery as a way to unlock the poetic potential and sense of the Marvellous that awaits in seemingly mundane and unexpected situations of everyday life.  The spirit of the Shadowman exhibition seduces the viewer to look through newly opened windows with the dreamer’s innocent eye.

Patrick Hourihan is London born.  He studied at the Watford School of Art.  He has been creating imaginative worlds since childhood, leading to a love of Surrealism while at college.  He was, for a number of years, an active member of the Surrealist London Action Group (SLAG).

Website:  http://www.patrickhourihan.com

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

Annie’s Yoga in Highgate @ Highgate United Reformed Church
Oct 22 @ 1:05 pm – 1:55 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

Highgate Life Drawing @ The Bull Pub @ The Bull Pub
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Highgate Life Drawing @ The Bull Pub @ The Bull Pub

Join us for fun, sociable and relaxed drop-in life drawing sessions in a lovely private room above the pub and featuring professional models. We meet every Tuesday from 7 to 9.30pm upstairs at The Bull Pub on North Hill, just by Hillcrest Estate. Absolutely everyone and all skill levels are welcome and basic materials are provided for free. Anyone who wishes to eat during the break can order food before 7.15pm and we will all be served together at 8pm. Eating at the pub is not mandatory and we always have a great time sitting together, those who do eat and those who only have a drink. We are looking forward to meeting you at our sessions soon!

Oct
23
Wed
Hampstead Printmakers – ‘from Scratch to Etch’ @ Lauderdale House
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A show of Original Prints from Adult Printmaking Classes at Hampstead School of Art & Print NW6 Studio, curated by printmaking tutor Theresa Pateman.

The definition of an Original Print, as opposed to Giclée or Inkjet Print, is that the artist/printmaker would have some part in hand-making the final image, working from a surface or matrix of metal, wood, plastic, or card. Once ink is rubbed or rolled in/onto this matrix, the image can be transferred and reproduced onto any other surface – in this case paper.

“Scratching  and Etching” are processes used to create Intaglio Prints. All original prints, unlike Giclée Prints, require much more intervention and heartache grappling with these methods from start to finish.There are professionals and beginners alike within this collective, many of them are local to the area.

As a group they have shown at HSA, University Women’s Club, Millfield Art Centre, Burgh House & Kingsgate Workshops Gallery.

Techniques used in this show include: Drypoint, Etching, Mezzotints, Monoprints, Photo-etching and Relief Printing.

Vic Fair Retrospective @ Lauderdale House
Oct 23 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Vic Fair (1938-2017) was a prolific British graphic designer who extensively worked on thousands of film publicity material over four decades and responsible for creating some iconic pieces including David Bowie in ‘The Man who fell to earth’ , the 60’s psychedelic ‘Here we go around the Mulberry Bush’  and  ‘A View to a Kill’ part of the James Bond franchise.

There will be a number of original pieces on display and available showcasing Fair’s truly artistic wit, flair and innovative use of juxtaposition .

Fair’s work is held in private collections, the Victoria and Albert Museum and is shortly due to be displayed at the London Transport Museum ‘Hidden London’ exhibition.

Vic Fair Retrospective  will be on display at Lauderdale House’s Lower Gallery during gallery opening times from Thursday 3 October until Monday 28 October.

The gallery is open:

•    Monday to Wednesday (11am to 4pm)
•    Thursday (11:30am to 4pm)
•    Sunday: Special Sunday opening on Sunday 6 October and Sunday 13 October.

The gallery may also be open on select Fridays and Saturdays depending on our schedule of events. Please call 020 8348 8716 to check Friday and Saturday opening times.

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan @ Highgate Gallery
Oct 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Night Music, by Patrick Hourihan.

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan.  11– 24 October 2019

An exhibition about a Surrealist journey and its discoveries.

‘Inside Patrick Hourihan’s skull there nestles a mental coral reef alive with magical images of unknown dramas and unfamiliar conflicts.  His private world is as intense, as complicated and as visually captivating as anything the ocean reefs have to offer.  His technical wizardry allows him to explore this world of the unconscious and permits us to eavesdrop on its many perverse and contradictory scenes.  His work has the special merit of being instantly recognisable as his. No other artist comes close to his imagery.  An intrepid internal explorer, he is quite splendidly alone in his voyages of irrational beauty.’     Desmond Morris, April 2019.

This selection of paintings, drawings and boxed found objects represents the work of London-based Surrealist Patrick Hourihan.  He has used automatic drawing and other channels of accidental discovery as a way to unlock the poetic potential and sense of the Marvellous that awaits in seemingly mundane and unexpected situations of everyday life.  The spirit of the Shadowman exhibition seduces the viewer to look through newly opened windows with the dreamer’s innocent eye.

Patrick Hourihan is London born.  He studied at the Watford School of Art.  He has been creating imaginative worlds since childhood, leading to a love of Surrealism while at college.  He was, for a number of years, an active member of the Surrealist London Action Group (SLAG).

Website:  http://www.patrickhourihan.com

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

Kids Boxercise @ the house
Oct 23 @ 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Boxercise kids portrait

 

Every Wednesday 5.15 – 6.15pm
the house 126 Dartmouth Park Hill N19 5HS
Run by Simon a registered professional boxing
coach with The British Boxing Board of
Control. It’s a happy, safe environment for kids
to get fit & socialise at the same time. Places
are limited so please contact us to see
availability.
www.thehouselondon.co.uk
info@thehouselondon.co.uk

Anna Ovsyanikova and Chris Hotson- Violin and Piano Recital @ Lauderdale House
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Anna Ovsyanikova (violin)
Chris Hotson (piano)

The recital is based around the relatively unknown composer Mathieu Crickboom. He is the dedicatee of Eugene Ysaÿe’s sonata number 5, with which we open the recital. A colleague and friend of Ysaÿe, Chausson, Debussy, d’Indy amongst others, Crickboom dedicated his Esquisses Op. 1 to Ernest Chausson. We also include Chausson’s rarely performed “Pièce”. Crickboom’s unpublished work “Doux” concludes the first half.

After the interval we will perform Crickboom’s Ballade, Romance, as well as Enrique Granados’s sonata, and conclude the recital with Crickboom’s epic sonata for violin and piano.

Anna Ovsyanikova (violin) and Chris Hotson (piano) began playing together in 2006 while they were both students at the Birmingham Conservatoire. Since then Anna and Chris have given numerous recitals across the UK. Anna is pursuing a doctorate degree at the Royal College of Music, for which she is exploring the unknown music of Mathieu Crickboom.

Mathieu Crickboom (1871-1947) was a Belgian violinist, composer and pedagogue. Concert violinist, chamber musician (who have played second violin in Ysaÿe String Quartet – premiered Debussy’s string quartet; set up his own Crickboom String Quartet – premiered Chausson’s concert for violin, piano and string quartet; played trio with Enrique Granados and Pablo Casals), orchestral leader – at La Monnaie in Brussels, composer, editor of music, pedagogue – extensive list of students and several violin treatises, concert series organiser (he was in charge of Catalan Philharmonic society for 9 seasons), artistic director and contributor to the music magazine La Tribune Musicale in Brussels.

Tickets £10 or £7 concession

Live Music @ the house
Oct 23 @ 8:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Live Music (emerging artists)
every Wednesday night Free Entry Late license

Oct
24
Thu
Pilates @ the house
Oct 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Hampstead Printmakers – ‘from Scratch to Etch’ @ Lauderdale House
Oct 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A show of Original Prints from Adult Printmaking Classes at Hampstead School of Art & Print NW6 Studio, curated by printmaking tutor Theresa Pateman.

The definition of an Original Print, as opposed to Giclée or Inkjet Print, is that the artist/printmaker would have some part in hand-making the final image, working from a surface or matrix of metal, wood, plastic, or card. Once ink is rubbed or rolled in/onto this matrix, the image can be transferred and reproduced onto any other surface – in this case paper.

“Scratching  and Etching” are processes used to create Intaglio Prints. All original prints, unlike Giclée Prints, require much more intervention and heartache grappling with these methods from start to finish.There are professionals and beginners alike within this collective, many of them are local to the area.

As a group they have shown at HSA, University Women’s Club, Millfield Art Centre, Burgh House & Kingsgate Workshops Gallery.

Techniques used in this show include: Drypoint, Etching, Mezzotints, Monoprints, Photo-etching and Relief Printing.

Vic Fair Retrospective @ Lauderdale House
Oct 24 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Vic Fair (1938-2017) was a prolific British graphic designer who extensively worked on thousands of film publicity material over four decades and responsible for creating some iconic pieces including David Bowie in ‘The Man who fell to earth’ , the 60’s psychedelic ‘Here we go around the Mulberry Bush’  and  ‘A View to a Kill’ part of the James Bond franchise.

There will be a number of original pieces on display and available showcasing Fair’s truly artistic wit, flair and innovative use of juxtaposition .

Fair’s work is held in private collections, the Victoria and Albert Museum and is shortly due to be displayed at the London Transport Museum ‘Hidden London’ exhibition.

Vic Fair Retrospective  will be on display at Lauderdale House’s Lower Gallery during gallery opening times from Thursday 3 October until Monday 28 October.

The gallery is open:

•    Monday to Wednesday (11am to 4pm)
•    Thursday (11:30am to 4pm)
•    Sunday: Special Sunday opening on Sunday 6 October and Sunday 13 October.

The gallery may also be open on select Fridays and Saturdays depending on our schedule of events. Please call 020 8348 8716 to check Friday and Saturday opening times.

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan @ Highgate Gallery
Oct 24 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Night Music, by Patrick Hourihan.

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan.  11– 24 October 2019

An exhibition about a Surrealist journey and its discoveries.

‘Inside Patrick Hourihan’s skull there nestles a mental coral reef alive with magical images of unknown dramas and unfamiliar conflicts.  His private world is as intense, as complicated and as visually captivating as anything the ocean reefs have to offer.  His technical wizardry allows him to explore this world of the unconscious and permits us to eavesdrop on its many perverse and contradictory scenes.  His work has the special merit of being instantly recognisable as his. No other artist comes close to his imagery.  An intrepid internal explorer, he is quite splendidly alone in his voyages of irrational beauty.’     Desmond Morris, April 2019.

This selection of paintings, drawings and boxed found objects represents the work of London-based Surrealist Patrick Hourihan.  He has used automatic drawing and other channels of accidental discovery as a way to unlock the poetic potential and sense of the Marvellous that awaits in seemingly mundane and unexpected situations of everyday life.  The spirit of the Shadowman exhibition seduces the viewer to look through newly opened windows with the dreamer’s innocent eye.

Patrick Hourihan is London born.  He studied at the Watford School of Art.  He has been creating imaginative worlds since childhood, leading to a love of Surrealism while at college.  He was, for a number of years, an active member of the Surrealist London Action Group (SLAG).

Website:  http://www.patrickhourihan.com

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

Irish Dance Classes @ Jackson'e Lane Theatre
Oct 24 @ 4:05 pm – 5:30 pm
Irish Dance Classes @ Jackson'e Lane Theatre

“Jig, Skip, Hop” to the Celtic beats !

Sign up for a free trial class ….

The popularity of Riverdance and Lord of the Dance showed the world how energetic and inspirational Irish dance can be, at Celtic Star we aspire to recreate those exciting experiences for your child.

Our syllabus, developed through 40 years of experience uses carefully designed exercises, props and music where children have fun learning different Irish dances routines…

Children have the option of working towards an exciting performance day if they wish, where they receive a certificate and medal which provides a great sense of achievement.

We believe participating in our classes improves fitness, self esteem, creativity and teamwork, whilst instilling co-ordination, balance and concentration

We run Irish dance classes for 2 – 12 year olds on Thursday’s from 4.05pm to 5.30pm (2 classes) at Jackson’s Lane Theatre.

Visit out website www.celticstaririshdance.co.uk

 

Jonathan Gee sings the Mark Murphy Song Book @ Lauderdale House
Oct 24 @ 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Jonathan is one of the most prolific and imaginative composer pianists operating today, with a succession of ever-enticing bands and projects with world-class line-ups from Europe and the USA. Aside from his own bands with which he has recorded 8 albums, he has also worked closely with Bobby Wellins, Claire Martin and Tim Whitehead, Pharoah Sanders, Mark Murphy and Art Farmer.

He sings the Mark Murphy songbook including Boplicity, Waters of March, Stolen Moments, Moody’s Mood with an all-star band.

Gee is joined by Giacomo Smith on saxophone and clarinet, best known as founder of the Kansas Smitty’s House Band and the eponymous club in Broadway Market. Virtuoso and Monk exponent extraordinaire Ben Hazleton will be on bass alongside the force behind the music at the celebrated Boisdale Restaurants, Richard Pite on drums.

Oct
25
Fri
Boxercise for adults @ the house
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Katie @ Jacksons Lane Arts Centre
Oct 25 @ 10:15 am – 11:15 am
Highgate Coffee and Computers @ Jacksons Lane Community Centre
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

Here’s your reminder that the next session for Highgate Coffee and Computers is today!

So do drop in and help yourself to some one-to-one tech advice, or just see what it’s about and have a cup of coffee. If you know you are coming, it would be helpful if you could let us know by sending us a quick message. But you don’t have to.

Of course, you may feel you know quite enough about computers, so why not share your knowledge with someone else? We all try to help each other and always welcome new friends!

We look forward to seeing you later!

The Highgate Coffee & Computers volunteers

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan @ Highgate Gallery
Oct 25 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Night Music, by Patrick Hourihan.

Shadowman: Surrealist Artworks by Patrick Hourihan.  11– 24 October 2019

An exhibition about a Surrealist journey and its discoveries.

‘Inside Patrick Hourihan’s skull there nestles a mental coral reef alive with magical images of unknown dramas and unfamiliar conflicts.  His private world is as intense, as complicated and as visually captivating as anything the ocean reefs have to offer.  His technical wizardry allows him to explore this world of the unconscious and permits us to eavesdrop on its many perverse and contradictory scenes.  His work has the special merit of being instantly recognisable as his. No other artist comes close to his imagery.  An intrepid internal explorer, he is quite splendidly alone in his voyages of irrational beauty.’     Desmond Morris, April 2019.

This selection of paintings, drawings and boxed found objects represents the work of London-based Surrealist Patrick Hourihan.  He has used automatic drawing and other channels of accidental discovery as a way to unlock the poetic potential and sense of the Marvellous that awaits in seemingly mundane and unexpected situations of everyday life.  The spirit of the Shadowman exhibition seduces the viewer to look through newly opened windows with the dreamer’s innocent eye.

Patrick Hourihan is London born.  He studied at the Watford School of Art.  He has been creating imaginative worlds since childhood, leading to a love of Surrealism while at college.  He was, for a number of years, an active member of the Surrealist London Action Group (SLAG).

Website:  http://www.patrickhourihan.com

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

80’s night @ the house
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Oct
26
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2019 Monthly clean up Highgate @ See Below
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

The Highgate Society’s infrastructure committee has planned monthly clean up events for 2019. Please join us. Details below and all are welcome.

 

Time: meeting 930 am on the dates shown (all Saturdays). Each event will last an hour.

 

2019 Dates2nd February (Highgate Hill), 30th March (Archway Road), 27th April (Highgate Station), 8th June (Highgate Hill), 6th July (Archway Road),

3rd August (Highgate Station), 31st August (Highgate Hill), 28th September (Archway Road), 26th October (Highgate Station), 23rd November (Highgate Hill), 7th December (Archway Road)

 

Meeting points: For Highgate Station area meet in Shepherds Hill, outside the library, for Highgate Hill area meet outside 10a South Grove and for Archway Road area meet in Highgate Station car park meet at the end nearest Shepherds Hill.

 

Purpose: collect litter and reporting any other issues we find to the relevant Council team for follow up action. The June and September dates are noticeboard clean up events.

 

Equipment: We will supply litter picker sticks, gloves and rubbish bags. Please bring your own litter picker if you have one. Buckets are also useful as an alternative to keeping litter bags open. For the June and September dates please bring small pliers if you have some. Casual clothes. We will collect in rubbish bags at the end.

 

Safety: We’ll give a short briefing at the start of each session and will stick together as a group. We will have a first aid kit.

 

Any questions: please e mail infrastructure@highgatesociety.com

Highgate Society Coffee Morning @ Highgate Society
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Do come and enjoy a cup of coffee for 50p .

Meet up with members and non-members; see what is coming up in Highgate!

Oct
27
Sun
Hampstead Printmakers – ‘from Scratch to Etch’ @ Lauderdale House
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A show of Original Prints from Adult Printmaking Classes at Hampstead School of Art & Print NW6 Studio, curated by printmaking tutor Theresa Pateman.

The definition of an Original Print, as opposed to Giclée or Inkjet Print, is that the artist/printmaker would have some part in hand-making the final image, working from a surface or matrix of metal, wood, plastic, or card. Once ink is rubbed or rolled in/onto this matrix, the image can be transferred and reproduced onto any other surface – in this case paper.

“Scratching  and Etching” are processes used to create Intaglio Prints. All original prints, unlike Giclée Prints, require much more intervention and heartache grappling with these methods from start to finish.There are professionals and beginners alike within this collective, many of them are local to the area.

As a group they have shown at HSA, University Women’s Club, Millfield Art Centre, Burgh House & Kingsgate Workshops Gallery.

Techniques used in this show include: Drypoint, Etching, Mezzotints, Monoprints, Photo-etching and Relief Printing.

Oct
28
Mon
Hampstead Printmakers – ‘from Scratch to Etch’ @ Lauderdale House
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

A show of Original Prints from Adult Printmaking Classes at Hampstead School of Art & Print NW6 Studio, curated by printmaking tutor Theresa Pateman.

The definition of an Original Print, as opposed to Giclée or Inkjet Print, is that the artist/printmaker would have some part in hand-making the final image, working from a surface or matrix of metal, wood, plastic, or card. Once ink is rubbed or rolled in/onto this matrix, the image can be transferred and reproduced onto any other surface – in this case paper.

“Scratching  and Etching” are processes used to create Intaglio Prints. All original prints, unlike Giclée Prints, require much more intervention and heartache grappling with these methods from start to finish.There are professionals and beginners alike within this collective, many of them are local to the area.

As a group they have shown at HSA, University Women’s Club, Millfield Art Centre, Burgh House & Kingsgate Workshops Gallery.

Techniques used in this show include: Drypoint, Etching, Mezzotints, Monoprints, Photo-etching and Relief Printing.

Vic Fair Retrospective @ Lauderdale House
Oct 28 @ 11:30 am – 4:00 pm

Vic Fair (1938-2017) was a prolific British graphic designer who extensively worked on thousands of film publicity material over four decades and responsible for creating some iconic pieces including David Bowie in ‘The Man who fell to earth’ , the 60’s psychedelic ‘Here we go around the Mulberry Bush’  and  ‘A View to a Kill’ part of the James Bond franchise.

There will be a number of original pieces on display and available showcasing Fair’s truly artistic wit, flair and innovative use of juxtaposition .

Fair’s work is held in private collections, the Victoria and Albert Museum and is shortly due to be displayed at the London Transport Museum ‘Hidden London’ exhibition.

Vic Fair Retrospective  will be on display at Lauderdale House’s Lower Gallery during gallery opening times from Thursday 3 October until Monday 28 October.

The gallery is open:

•    Monday to Wednesday (11am to 4pm)
•    Thursday (11:30am to 4pm)
•    Sunday: Special Sunday opening on Sunday 6 October and Sunday 13 October.

The gallery may also be open on select Fridays and Saturdays depending on our schedule of events. Please call 020 8348 8716 to check Friday and Saturday opening times.

Life Drawing at Common House @ Common House
Oct 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Life Drawing at Common House @ Common House | England | United Kingdom

Join us for fun, sociable and relaxed drop-in life drawing sessions in a professional set-up and with established models. We meet every Monday from 7 to 9pm at Common House, which is part of the new Woodside Square residential development between Highgate and Muswell Hill. Absolutely everyone and all skill levels are welcome and basic materials are provided for free.