Find out more about the theatres and galleries in Elmbridge. The Cecil Hepworth Playhouse, Walton-on-Thames The Playhouse was originally part of the Hepworth Film Studios and later turned into a theatre in 1924 after the studios closed. The building was bequeathed by cinema pioneer Cecil Hepworth for the benefit of local dramatic societies. Today the Cecil Hepworth Playhouse is a prominent arts venue in Walton-on-Thames. It is available for public and private hire and equipped for professional theatrical, dance and music productions. The Cecil Hepworth Playhouse is managed by the Cecil Hepworth Playhouse CIO. Bookings can be made now by emailing email@example.com. Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, Walton-on-Thames Since opening in 1989, Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre has been providing the community with a comprehensive programme of events including drama, classical music, traditional and modern jazz, folk, americana and roots music, comedy, children’s shows, cabaret and art exhibitions. It also offers a variety of classes in arts and crafts for all ages, adults, young people and toddlers. Visit the Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre: Box Office for more information. The Barn Theatre Club, West Molesey The Barn Theatre Club is a professionally run local Studio Theatre, which has provided nearly forty years of continuous entertainment to the community. The Club offers a variety of entertainment throughout the year. Find out more about The Barn Theatre Club. The Vera Fletcher Hall, Thames Ditton The Vera Fletcher Hall hosts a wide range of theatrical productions including classical music concerts, opera, drama, music hall, film nights, jazz and contemporary music and shows for families and children. On a weekly basis the Hall offers the local community an exciting range of classes for people of all ages. More information on Vera Fletcher Hall. Esher Theatre Located off Esher High Street, adjacent to the Civic Centre, Esher Theatre is a multi-faceted entertainment venue for the arts. Opened in September 2021, the theatre hosts everything from live music, fashion events, dance, comedy, theatre and poetry. Esher Theatre is available for hire. The venue has a full capacity of 250 and is designed to be adaptable, functional and professionally equipped for any production. It has a bar and a foyer. For more information visit Esher Theatre. Galleries and exhibitions The Fountain Gallery, East Molesey, runs an exciting and diverse exhibition programme showing a range of high quality paintings, prints, ceramics, textiles and jewellery. The Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, Walton on Thames, has the Robert Phillips Gallery which has displayed works by many and varied artists, from Matisse and HM Bateman, to emerging artists.