What's on in Elmbridge

Enjoy arts events in the borough such as lectures and competitions.  View the events calendar (and select the arts category) or see the highlights below.

The Royston Pike lecture series

Elmbridge Moving Art

Artists aged 15+ are invited to submit one piece of art to be exhibited at an exhibition celebrating the wealth of artistic talent in Elmbridge. Successful submissions will be displayed from 7 August 2019 in the Robert Phillips Gallery at Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre, Walton-on-Thames, before touring other spaces in Elmbridge. Approved applicants will be entered into an Elmbridge Artists Directory.

Artists who wish to participate are invited to email a photo of their work to arts@rcsherrifftrust.org.uk together with a submission form by 1 April 2019 at the very latest.

This project is run by Riverhouse Arts Centre in partnership with The R C Sherriff Trust and Elmbridge Borough Council.

15th Elmbridge Literary Competition 2019

The theme of this year's Literary Competition will be announced here in June.

14th Elmbridge Literary Competition 2018 - Winners

 The 2018 competition was run by R C Sherriff Trust in partnership with Elmbridge Borough Council and Sampson Low Publishers. In 2018, we looked for scary short stories or poems about 'things that go bump in the night' and that could send 'a shiver down the spine'. There was a record number of participants with over 300 entries received. The full list of winners and highly commended and commended entries are available to view on the R C Sherriff Trust website. All 1st prize winners in the adult category had their work printed as chapbooks by Sampson Low. Small and affordable forms of literature, chapbooks historically used to be sold on the streets, and covered a wide range of subjects

For further information on the Literary Competition, please view the terms and conditions or email arts@rcsherrifftrust.org.uk, arts@elmbridge.gov.uk or visit the R C Sherriff Trust website. 

To find out about the arts projects and events taking place in Elmbridge, contact arts@elmbridge.gov.uk or check the events calendar

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