Mambista Friday May 3rd

Mambista Friday May 3rd

Friday 3rd May – Another fantastic Mambista night Hot Summer Nights and fabulous grooves at The Portico Gallery! With live music from The Gary Baldwin Quartet featuring Roger Beaujolais Serious Hammond and vibes– led Acid Jazz Mambista 8pm – 1am with THE GARY BALDWIN QUARTET Plus! DJ Gerry Lyseight spins his superior selection of Latin, […]

Yoga, Fitness & Wellbeing at Portico

Yoga, Fitness & Wellbeing at Portico

YOGA & WELLBEING: MIXED SPIRITUAL ARTS The Portico Gallery hosts a series of sessions, including yoga, qi-gong, animalistic training, BJJ MMA.  Classes run across a flexible schedule, from Monday to Saturday, and are offered by a diverse team of motivated and inspirational individuals.  All relevant information is detailed on the website; take a look, find […]

Shown/Unshown Art & Photography

Shown/Unshown Art & Photography

An exhibition of local therapeutic art – plus photography by Sabine Thoele. Fri 9th October – Private View from 3pm-9pm. The exhibition runs until Fri 16th October inclusive (see viewing times below). Therapeutic Art The exhibition will show work by people who use art as part of their therapeutic expression.  Mental health centres, care homes […]

Qi Gong – not currently available

Qi Gong – not currently available

We are currently not holding Qi Gong classes at the Portico Chi Gong exercises are callisthenic rather than aerobic, focusing on developing strength in the lower body and lightness and grace in the upper body. They are suitable for all ages and levels of fitness and are similar to Tai-chi without the need for years of training £10 per […]

Can’t Draw

Can’t Draw

There are currently no classes planned for Can’t Draw.  If you would like to partake in a future Can’t Draw class please contact us via: info@porticogallery.org.uk or on 0208 761 7612. Otherwise contact our tutor Chrissy Thirlaway on 07967018514 chrissys.email@talktalk.net   Previous details about Can’t Draw classes: Drawing – at your finger-tips Drawing is the fundamental skill […]

The West Norwood Community Choir

The West Norwood Community Choir

West Norwood Community Choir A joyous union of hearts and voices, coming together each week in glorious harmony.  Taking on fun and easy melodies, as well as more extensive, complex works, the community choir is always welcoming new members. Developing one’s musicality and range of voice, or picking up a new hobby and meeting new […]

Chinese Culture Hour

Chinese Culture Hour

We will be hosting a Chinese cultural workshop on Weds 11th March, straight after our Tea Dance. A captivating and interactive hour of fun where you can get an intro to Mahjong and celebrate Chinese New Year! Learn  how to say “Happy New Year” in Mandarin and find out what the new Year of the Sheep has in […]

Tea Dance

Tea Dance

Wednesday 14th January was the first Tea Dance of 2015. The Portico Singers were there to entertain as well as soloists, the singer was Kirsty Bennet (actress, singer, director and Teacher!), a pianist (Andrew Chadney, a professional Musical Director) and a saxophone player (Nick Onley). Great entertainment, great dancing and great company. The next Tea Dance will be […]

Art Installation

Art Installation

  From December 5th The Portico Gallery will be exhibiting a string installation in the main hall by Louisa Loizeau. A word from the artist: “My pieces are influenced by the surrounding architecture; therefore I have generally tried to findas varied and unusual locations as possible. I am interested in the effect that light and […]

Art & Soul.

Art & Soul.

We’ve made a lovely lovely thing for you all, it is an A5 limited edition, informative magazine. It contains up to the minute info on a whole load of local art news as well as some amazing creative writing. We would like your articles, thoughts, poems, reviews or suggestions for the next one which is […]

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