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June 2017

Community BBQ Friday June 30 MENU

June 30 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The menu for the community barbecue at The Portico Gallery (Nut Free) Bar B Q Chicken, Coleslaw, CousCous, Green Salad or Vegetable/Vegan Curry Rice Ice Cream and strawberries Orange juice Bring a Bottle of wine if you like. We shall make a Mandala (A mandala is a circular symbol sometimes made from coloured sand or painted, supposedly of Buddhist origin)

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July 2017

Mambista Friday July 7

July 7 @ 7:00 pm

Friday night is Mambista night! Another fabulous Friday! July 7 kicking off with a Salsa dance class at 7pm 7pm 'til midnight! Salsa class 7pm – 8pm. Mambista 8pm – midnight Keepin' it Local – with yet another local star Little George Sueref and the Blue Stars Downhome blues and Southern Soul. Come & join us for some soulful rough & tumble Juke Joint blues - designed to make you shake a tail feather Plus! DJ Gerry Lyseight spins his superior selection of Latin, African and Jazz Click…

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August 2017

PEOPLE IN RESIDENCE an exhibition Sunday 6 August

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Portico Gallery proudly presents the work of seven graduate fine artists. An opportunity to the enjoy the work of these hugely enthusiastic young artists. Having just finished their degrees at Wimbledon College of Art they are now volunteering for the summer at The Portico Gallery – hence 'People in Residence'. These are very talented young people and the exhibition should not be missed. The exhibition is FREE and is showing during the August West Norwood Feast.  

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September 2017

Northern Soul at The Portico Gallery Saturday September 2

September 2 @ 7:00 pm

Enjoy another great night of Soul Classics, Tamla Motown, Northern Soul, Seventies Grooves, R&B and Latin. Saturday September 2 from 7pm to midnight £5 on the door The event is hosted by DJ's including David Diston, Adam Jenkins, Tom Ambrose and Neil Stroud plus for this event Tony Schokman and Mick Gauntlett of the ever popular club Kitchener Road in Crawley. David Diston and Adam Jenkins have been in the mod/northern soul scene since the early eighties and for the last year with the…

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The Portico Gallery presents a 4 day Qigong workshop with Teacher Zhu from China

September 22 @ 9:30 am - September 25 @ 5:30 pm

We are very pleased to welcome Teacher Zhu again at Portico Gallery. Join us for all or some of his 4 day workshop this September and enjoy the benefits of qigong. Teacher Zhu is an inspiring and clear teacher who brings a mixture of practice, meditation, and new information. This workshop is suitable for beginners and for those who wish to deepen their practice.   Zhu Conghua is a Zhineng Qigong teacher with over 20 years of experience and has his…

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October 2017

New Lindy Hop classes from October 4

October 4 @ 7:45 pm - 8:45 pm

These classes start again  Wednesday October 4 Open level LINDY HOP classes on Wednesday evenings 1930's Harlems most vibrant dance form LINDY HOP brought bang up-to-date in the heart of West Norwood with Grounded Movement's  Temujin Gill. Starting Wednesday October 4  for beginners and returners. For further details contact Temujin on: temujin@temujingill.com £10 per class

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Mambista Friday October 6

October 6 @ 7:00 pm

Friday October 6 is another fabulous Mambista night! Kicking off with our all-comers Salsa dance class from 7pm – 8pm led by Luis. Mambista 8pm – midnight with the fabulous Jazz Carib live and featuring some of the world’s greatest exponents of Ska, Jazz and Reggae. These guys have played with everyone and it’s always an honour to host them at Mambista. Plus! DJ Gerry Lyseight spins his superior selection of Latin, African and Jazz Click the button above to pay £8 in advance - it’s £10 on the…

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Lambeth Open October Sat. 7th & Sunday 8th

October 7 @ 10:00 am - October 8 @ 6:00 pm

Between 10am and 6pm over the weekend the work of dozens of local artists at this popular borough-wide event is here for you to view and buy. We are pleased to announce that the hugely popular auction of artists’ canvases in aid of charity will be held here during this event. Artists donate a six inch square canvas of their work for you to bid on. You make a secret bid for the canvas you want. The highest bid gets the…

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Mending meet-up October 18 6.30pm to 8.30pm

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wednesday 18th October 6.30-8.30pm - Mending meet-up Got seams that are fraying? Holey socks? Trousers that need taking up? Come along to this informal mending meet-up and learn sewing tricks from each other. Whether you're a seasoned stitcher or a complete beginner, you're welcome to join. What to bring: + your clothes + any spare needles and thread you have + a bottle of somethng or some snacks for our shared table + if you can spare some pennies to…

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Folk Of The Wood’s Bollywood Ceilidh, Friday 20th October

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Folk Of The Wood's Bollywood Ceilidh, Friday 20th October 2017, 7pm - 11pm, at Portico Gallery, SE27 0HS  We're back with our most ambitious ceilidh yet - joining forces with the ace troupe at Absolute Bollywood for a one off spectacular should be a fitting way to celebrate FOTW's 4th birthday! Dance celtic-fusion with Ceilidh Tree (plus caller and guest tabla player), try out some Bollywood moves with workshop and performances from the experts! Far flung ales and scrumpy at…

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