Things to See & Do

What’s on in Walton

With its monthly farmers markets at the Heart, live music performances in the town’s independent pubs and bars, through to exhibitions and theatre at the Riverhouse Barn, there’s always plenty going on in Walton.

The town’s varied mix of pubs and bars have always got something on the agenda, from live musicians at the weekends to cosy pub quizzes. Need somewhere to watch the football or the rugby? Walton’s definitely got you covered. Just grab a pint and settle in. Live productions more your thing? We’ve got that too. Riverhouse Barn play host to an outstanding mix of theatre, comedy and music events and even art exhibitions.

Take a look at what’s coming up.

Michael Blann: Art of Mountains

Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

The Riverhouse Barn is pleased to present 'Art of Mountains', a solo exhibition of work from his acclaimed book 'Mountains: Epic Cycling Climbs' Photographed over a period of 5 years, Michael explored the iconic mountain ranges of Europe capturing the highest peaks and roads which ... Read More

Free

Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre. Organised by Surrey Markets, the Walton Farmers Market is all about fantastic food and ... Read More

The Comedy of Errors – Scoot Theatre Shakespeare Double Bill

Riverhouse Barn Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

Join Scoot at The Riverhouse Barn for our outdoor, family-friendly, sixty-minute productions of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘The Comedy of Errors’! Touring the South East, six actor-musicians present two of Shakespeare’s favourite comedies, with a Scoot ‘spin’! Whether you’re 5 or 105, a Shakespeare ... Read More

£8 – £35

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Scoot Shakespeare Double Bill

Riverhouse Barn Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

Join Scoot at The Riverhouse Barn for our outdoor, family-friendly, sixty-minute productions of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘The Comedy of Errors’! Touring the South East, six actor-musicians present two of Shakespeare’s favourite comedies, with a Scoot ‘spin’! Whether you’re 5 or 105, a Shakespeare ... Read More

£8 – £35

Ember Big Band – Alfresco at Riverhouse

Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

Ember Big Band is based in Elmbridge and has a wide repertoire ranging from classic swing standards through Sinatra and Buble to modern Latin and funk.   The line-up of 17 musicians comprises alto, tenor and baritone saxophones, trumpets, trombones, bass, guitar, piano and drums - ... Read More

£10

Walton Folk – Ellie Gowers

Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

Ellie Gowers has been making an impression wherever she lands. Her music embeds a fierce energy that echoes the 60’s folk revival scene and she is known to hold pride of place on stage with her strong and lucent vocals. Her songs are built from ... Read More

£13

Riverhouse JazzFest 2021

Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

Riverhouse is thrilled to present our Outdoor Summer JazzFest! Join us for a great day - we have a fantastic line-up of Jazz luminaries for you: 1pm - Jim Mullen Organ Trio Jim Mullen is a multi-award winning guitarist with a unique jazz style and ... Read More

£10 – £30

Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Walton Folk Festival 2021

WALTON FOLK FESTIVAL returns for a third year with another astonishing lineup showcasing the very best of folk, roots and acoustic music. Joining this amazing list of acts, we are thrilled to announce that BBC2 Radio2 Folk Award winners THE TRIALS OF CATO will be ... Read More

£30

Jump the Gun – Live at The George Inn

Playing live at The George, Jump The Gun are a well-established, 5-piece Brit-Pop, Mod, Punk, New Wave & Indie Guitar cover band bringing you all the classics from bands such as Oasis, Blur, Paul Weller, Stereophonics, Ocean Colour Scene, Kaiser Chiefs, Primal Scream, The Jam, The Who, The Clash and many others from the era.

Free

One Great Day at The Heart

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

On Sunday 12th September, The Heart will be hosting a Family Fun Day which will be jam-packed full of fun family activities all helping to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital and local charity, Momentum.

£3 – £10

Walton Heritage Festival

On Saturday 18 September, Walton will celebrate its annual Heritage Day with a community event for all to enjoy including abseiling off the church Bell Tower, self-guided heritage trails, lots of family entertainment, and a duck race on the Thames!

Walton Vegan Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Mindfully curated by Ethical Vegan Events, the market showcases a fantastic range of local independent, ethical, vegan-friendly traders and artisans including hot food and drinks, sweet treats, skincare, produce, gifts and more.

MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies…Kind Of

Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

present the world’s premier nerd-culture comedy double-act, The Just Us League, with their smash hit show MARVELus: All the MARVEL Movies…Kind Of

£14

Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Dan Walsh – Walton Folk

Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

Describing what Dan does is no easy task, but at the heart of it, it is British, Irish and American folk music delivered with a healthy dose of funky grooves – all performed with his unique and dazzling take on clawhammer style banjo - helping to challenge all preconceptions about the instrument.

£13

Walton Vegan Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Mindfully curated by Ethical Vegan Events, the market showcases a fantastic range of local independent, ethical, vegan-friendly traders and artisans including hot food and drinks, sweet treats, skincare, produce, gifts and more.

Half Term Tricks & Treats

Head into Walton town centre on Thursday 28 October for a whole day of hocus pocus to keep the kids entertained with magic shows, craft workshops, free face painting and more.

Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Walton Vegan Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Mindfully curated by Ethical Vegan Events, the market showcases a fantastic range of local independent, ethical, vegan-friendly traders and artisans including hot food and drinks, sweet treats, skincare, produce, gifts and more.

Walton Christmas Fair

High Street, Walton-on-Thames High Street, Walton-on-Thames

On Saturday 20 November, we’re kicking off the festive season with a Christmas Fair in Walton town centre.

Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Walton Kids Club

Head into Walton town centre on Thursday 17 February for lots of fun to keep the kids entertained with craft workshops, free face painting and balloon modelling!

Walton Vegan Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Mindfully curated by Ethical Vegan Events, the market showcases a fantastic range of local independent, ethical, vegan-friendly traders and artisans including hot food and drinks, sweet treats, skincare, produce, gifts and more.

Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Walton Vegan Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Mindfully curated by Ethical Vegan Events, the market showcases a fantastic range of local independent, ethical, vegan-friendly traders and artisans including hot food and drinks, sweet treats, skincare, produce, gifts and more.

Kids Easter Fun

Head into Walton-on-Thames town centre over the Easter holidays for lots of exciting ways to keep the
kids entertained with craft workshops, a discovery trail and more!

Walton Folk Festival

Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

Walton Folk Festival is back for 2022 with headliners Wildwood Kin gracing the outdoor festival stage on the banks of Old Father Thames!...

£39
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Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Shout! Stay and Play – part of Walton Centre Community Open Day

Walton Community Centre Manor Road, Walton on Thames

Free entry. Refreshments available to purchase at all venues (cash only). No booking required. Just turn up! All children must be accompanied by an adult Tuesday 17 May – Walton Centre community open day - Time: 3.30pm to 4.30pm Address: Manor Road, Walton on Thames ... Read More

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Walton Vegan Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Mindfully curated by Ethical Vegan Events, the market showcases a fantastic range of local independent, ethical, vegan-friendly traders and artisans including hot food and drinks, sweet treats, skincare, produce, gifts and more.

Wriggle and Scribble Illustrated Playground – Art Workshops

Walton Library The Heart Centre, 54 Hepworth Way, Walton on Thames

We are delighted that a regal themed new Jubilee Wriggle & Scribble illustrated playground will be installed outside Walton Library in late May, to be officially opened on 31 May with four family art workshops, delivered by from A Line Art. The design, created by ... Read More

Platinum Jubilee Flotilla – Shepperton – Sunbury – return

We are pleased share information on a Boating Pageant Flotilla which is being organised by Councillors from Shepperton. Celebrating the Platinum Jubilee on Thursday 2nd June, the boats will leave Shepperton at 4pm and sail down to Sunbury Lock and return.  The event is open ... Read More

TBC
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Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Jubilee Jamboree

High Street, Walton-on-Thames High Street, Walton-on-Thames

We look forward to welcoming you to join us for our Jubilee Jamboree in Walton High Street - 09:30am - 19:00. There will be fun fair rides, street games, face painting entertainment, food and beverages to ensure Walton celebrates The Queen's Platinum Jubilee in style.

Recurring

Walton Vegan Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Mindfully curated by Ethical Vegan Events, the market showcases a fantastic range of local independent, ethical, vegan-friendly traders and artisans including hot food and drinks, sweet treats, skincare, produce, gifts and more.

Recurring

Walt Fest – Walton Beer, Wine, Gin and Live Music Festival

Walton on Thames Cricket Club Ashley Park Ave, Walton-on-Thames

WaltFest- Walton-on-Thames’ Beer, Wine, Gin & Live Music Festival - is back for 2022! Hosted at Walton-on-Thames Cricket Club, access via Ashley Park Close/Ashley Car Park, close to the town centre it is organised by a team of local volunteers motivated by making our town ... Read More

£14.00
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Walt Fest – Walton Beer, Wine, Gin and Live Music Festival

Walton on Thames Cricket Club Ashley Park Ave, Walton-on-Thames

WaltFest- Walton-on-Thames’ Beer, Wine, Gin & Live Music Festival - is back for 2022! Hosted at Walton-on-Thames Cricket Club, access via Ashley Park Close/Ashley Car Park, close to the town centre it is organised by a team of local volunteers motivated by making our town ... Read More

£14.00
Recurring

Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Recurring

Walton Vegan Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Mindfully curated by Ethical Vegan Events, the market showcases a fantastic range of local independent, ethical, vegan-friendly traders and artisans including hot food and drinks, sweet treats, skincare, produce, gifts and more.

Re-Opening Wriggle and Scribble Playground

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Come and join our special 'royal' guest for the re-opening of the illustrated playground in The Heart Shopping Centre Mall near Sports Direct on 21 July between 11:00 - 13:00. Then the playground will be open all summer when The Heart is open!

Summer 22 Kids Club – FREE Fun Learning!

Bridge Street, Walton on Thames 35 Bridge Street, Walton on Thames

Love Walton presents FREE one-hour Summer 22 Kids Club workshops in association with Explore Learning. Our Kids Club provide stimulating age specific workshops led by trained Explore Learning Tutors.

Summer 22 Kids Club – FREE Fun Learning!

Bridge Street, Walton on Thames 35 Bridge Street, Walton on Thames

Love Walton presents FREE one-hour Summer 22 Kids Club workshops in association with Explore Learning. Our Kids Club provide stimulating age specific workshops led by trained Explore Learning Tutors.

Reading Sparks Workshop – Invisible Nature STEM Activities

Walton Library The Heart Centre, 54 Hepworth Way, Walton on Thames

1 hour STEM based workshop looking at taste, magnetism, soundwaves and static electricity.

Reading Sparks is a library-led programme that supports engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) and reading among families, children and young people. The overall aim of Reading Sparks is to build confidence and engagement with STEM among children, young people and families and to demonstrate the role that creative reading and activities can play in sparking engagement with STEM.

£3.00
Recurring

The Heart Kids Club – Six Weeks of Summer

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Visit the Heart for FREE Fun each Wednesday of the summer Holidays - from 27th July to 31st August 10am - 3pm. Each week has a different theme ... visit the Heart Website for more information.

Reading Sparks Workshop – Invisible Nature STEM Activities

Walton Library The Heart Centre, 54 Hepworth Way, Walton on Thames

1 hour STEM based workshop looking at taste, magnetism, soundwaves and static electricity.

Reading Sparks is a library-led programme that supports engagement with Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) and reading among families, children and young people. The overall aim of Reading Sparks is to build confidence and engagement with STEM among children, young people and families and to demonstrate the role that creative reading and activities can play in sparking engagement with STEM.

£3.00

Summer 22 Kids Club – FREE Fun Learning!

67 High Street, Walton 67 High Street, Walton on Thames

Love Walton presents FREE one-hour Summer 22 Kids Club workshops in association with Explore Learning. Our Kids Club provide stimulating age specific workshops led by trained Explore Learning Tutors.

Summer 22 Kids Club – FREE Fun Learning!

67 High Street, Walton 67 High Street, Walton on Thames

Love Walton presents FREE one-hour Summer 22 Kids Club workshops in association with Explore Learning. Our Kids Club provide stimulating age specific workshops led by trained Explore Learning Tutors.

Scoot present a family-friendly production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Walton on Thames Cricket Club Ashley Park Ave, Walton-on-Thames

Join Scoot for their outdoor 60-minute family-friendly production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. - at Walton Cricket Club organised by The RiverHouse Barn Arts Centre. So whether you’re 5 or 105, a Shakespeare newcomer or a Bard aficionado – Scoot has something for everyone. So, bring a picnic blanket, enjoy the hospitality of your local cricket club and let Scoot entertain you!

£35.00

Summer 22 Kids Club – FREE Fun Learning!

Bridge Street, Walton on Thames 35 Bridge Street, Walton on Thames

Love Walton presents FREE one-hour Summer 22 Kids Club workshops in association with Explore Learning. Our Kids Club provide stimulating age specific workshops led by trained Explore Learning Tutors.

Recurring

The Heart Kids Club – Six Weeks of Summer

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Visit the Heart for FREE Fun each Wednesday of the summer Holidays - from 27th July to 31st August 10am - 3pm. Each week has a different theme ... visit the Heart Website for more information.

Recurring

Walton Farmers Market

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Offering quality food, local produce, fine crafts and great street food, the Walton Farmers Market takes place every first Saturday of the month in the outdoor mall of the Heart Shopping Centre.

Bucket Club present ‘Catch That Beast!’

Riverhouse Barn Arts Centre Riverhouse Barn, Manor Road, Walton-on-Thames

Catch That Beast! is a magical, deliciously silly show about how we interact with wild things and how the youngest among us might bring about change. Full of humour, live music, inventive puppetry and audience participation, it is suitable for everybody aged 5+.

£35.00

Summer 22 Kids Club – FREE Fun Learning!

Bridge Street, Walton on Thames 35 Bridge Street, Walton on Thames

Love Walton presents FREE one-hour Summer 22 Kids Club workshops in association with Explore Learning. Our Kids Club provide stimulating age specific workshops led by trained Explore Learning Tutors.

Recurring

The Heart Kids Club – Six Weeks of Summer

The Heart Shopping Centre New Zealand Avenue, Walton-on-Thames

Visit the Heart for FREE Fun each Wednesday of the summer Holidays - from 27th July to 31st August 10am - 3pm. Each week has a different theme ... visit the Heart Website for more information.

Summer 22 Kids Club – FREE Fun Learning!

67 High Street, Walton 67 High Street, Walton on Thames

Love Walton presents FREE one-hour Summer 22 Kids Club workshops in association with Explore Learning. Our Kids Club provide stimulating age specific workshops led by trained Explore Learning Tutors.

Summer 22 Kids Club – FREE Fun Learning!

67 High Street, Walton 67 High Street, Walton on Thames

Love Walton presents FREE one-hour Summer 22 Kids Club workshops in association with Explore Learning. Our Kids Club provide stimulating age specific workshops led by trained Explore Learning Tutors.