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Children's Workshops - Arts & Crafts, Drama, Music and Cooking

Find a range of children's workshops for both term times and during the school holidays including Arts & Crafts, Drama, Circus Skills, Musical and Cooking.

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Science Boffins provide interactive hands-on fun party entertainment for children aged 3 to pre-teens. You can sit back and relax as we offer a mix of age appropriate entertainment and education used at thousands of parties to introduce aspects of science to pre-teens.

Guaranteed educational fun with games, safe experiments and hands on exploration, very interactive. Oh! And we must not forget to mention the take home goodies.

Extras include: Slime making, Rocket Launch, Dry Ice and The Science of Sweets and Pop Corn.

For younger children we offer the softer side of science with our Bubbles and Balloons themed science party.

Wow!! What a fun way to learn and reinforce Key Stage 1 and 2 taught at school.

Entertainers Police vetted by CRB and fully insured.

We also provide assemblies and workshops for Schools and Holiday Clubs.

We leave no mess, just happy faces.

For a fab Kids birthday party at your home or hall do contact us through our website link below or free phone on 080 8231 5620 or 020 3603 6867

We cover the UK and Northern Ireland including: Worcestershire, Wiltshire, West Yorkshire, West Sussex, West Midlands, West Lothian, Warwickshire, Tyne & Wear, Surrey, Suffolk, Staffordshire, South Yorkshire, South Gloucestershire, Somerset, Shropshire, Scottish Borders, Oxfordshire, Nottinghamshire, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Northamptonshire, Norfolk, Middlesex, Merseyside, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Lancashire, Kent, Isle of Wight, Humberside, Hertfordshire, Herefordshire, Hampshire, Greater Manchester, Gloucestershire, Essex, East Sussex, Dorset, Devon, Derbyshire, Cumbria, Cornwall, County Durham, Cheshire, Cambridgeshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, Bedfordshire, West London, South London, North London, East London, Channel Islands, East Riding of Yorkshire, Aberdeenshire, Angus, Argyll & Bute, Central London, Dumfries & Galloway, East Ayrshire, East Lothian, Falkirk, Fife, Greater London, Mid Lothian, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Perth & Kinross, Renfrewshire, Rutland, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, Stirling, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Northern Ireland

Making Science Interactive & Fun!
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Little House of Science is a place for children to learn, experiment, explore and play!

Our workshops in central locations around Kensington and Chelsea are designed to make science fun and exciting for young children and help contribute to their understanding of how nature and the world around them works. Given children’s in-born curiosity and enthusiasm towards learning new things, we want to create an environment where they can have fun, experiment and learn facts which can help them dissect our world!

Each lesson introduces children to a new scientific concept or idea in a simplified and an age-adjusted way. The starting point of each workshop is a presentation and a group discussion of the scientific subject combined often by a video material and supported by a practical demonstration. The second part of the workshop is dedicated to practical work where children have the opportunity to explore the topic of the day by performing hands-on experiments.

During our workshops, children are encouraged to ask questions, perform investigations, get familiar with the “scientific” vocabulary and ultimately learn to apply problem-solving skills.

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Act Drama workshops hold Weekly Drama Classes, Holiday Projects and Drama Parties for 5-16 year olds in the south London area.

The actress behind Act, Jane Cameron, studied acting at Webber Douglas drama school. All workshops are run by professional actors.

Drama classes are energised, fun and inspiring they build confidence and self esteem. Children are encouraged to free their imaginations and express their creativity. The actors create an encouraging, supportive and inclusive atmosphere. Workshops include theatre games, improvisation, movement, rehearsals and performance’s to friends and family!

Act Parties are jam packed with drama games, personalised adventure stories, treasure hunts and riddles!

Weekly Classes and Holiday workshops are held on Saturday mornings at Streatham & Clapham High School, 42 Abbotswood Road SW16 1AW

Summer Holiday Drama ... Rehearse & perform a play in a week!

For information contact Jane Cameron on the number above or Email: actdrama@googlemail.com

We cover: South London

The National Trust - Buckland Abbey

Yelverton, Devon PL20 6EY
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Take a voyage of discovery to 13th century Buckland Abbey, the home of Sir Francis Drake. The story of this medieval monastery, which was uniquely converted into a Tudor home, unfolds through exhibitions, ancient buildings and furnished rooms.

Explore the legendary life of Sir Francis Drake, his circumnavigation and the story of the Armada. See the Drake memorabilia including his famous drum and standards.

A beautiful new Elizabethan garden has been created which complements the unusual box hedged herb garden besides the massive stone Great Barn. The estate offers miles of lovely walks.

Family activities often arranged, especially during the school holidays, telephone for more details. Presented in association with Plymouth City Museum. There is a licensed restaurant/tea room serving home made lunches and teas and a National Trust gift shop. An information leaflet is available for disabled visitors; there is limited wheelchair access to the Abbey.

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FUN & INTERACTIVE ART & CRAFT WORKSHOPS!
Kent
TREAT YOUR BIRTHDAY BOY OR GIRL TO A ONE-OF-A-KIND PARTY COMBINING FUN AND INTERACTIVE ART AND CRAFT WORKSHOPS WITH A LIVE OWL!
  • UP TO 10 CHILDREN (SUITABLE FOR AGE 3+)
  • STATIC BIRD DISPLAY FROM HARU THE ASIAN BROWN WOOD OWL
  • ‘HARU THROUGH THE AGES’ (PHOTO BOARD OF HARU FROM 3 WEEKS)
  • ‘MAKE YOUR OWN’ SOCK OWL OR OWL MASK WORKSHOP (AGE DEPENDENT) – ALL GUESTS TAKE THEIR WORKSHOP CREATION HOME WITH THEM!
  • PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL GUESTS
  • HOLD HARU FOR THE BIRTHDAY BOY OR GIRL (AGE DEPENDENT)
  • PARTICIPATION IN A GAME OF ‘SLEEPY OWLS’ FOR ALL GUESTS
  • OWL CUPCAKE FOR EACH GUEST
  • DURATION 1 ½ HOUR
  • PRICE £150 (FOR UP TO 10 CHILDREN)
  • PLEASE NOTE: AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE WILL BE ADDED FOR TRAVEL IN EXCESS OF 10 MILES OUTSIDE OF ME19.

ALSO AVAILABLE FOR:
SCHOOL AND NURSERY VISITS ~ RAINBOWS AND BROWNIES ~ BEAVERS AND CUBS ~ CRAFT FAIRS AND FETES ~ WEDDINGS, FUNCTIONS AND EVENTS ~ PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART CLUBS EDUCATIONAL ~ INFORMATIVE TALKS

For bookings and enquiries call Natasha on 07729012278 or email natashaclairewelch@live.co.uk

Location: Birthday parties and workshops for boys and girls throughout Kent

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RAW Adventure gets your children outside like no other course. A week-long course for 7-14 year olds, RAW Adventure gets your children closer to nature and gives them a chance to experience how to live and survive in the great outdoors. Children will learn many skills like navigation, bushcraft and even campfire lighting.

Our expert course leaders will work with your young explorers to maximise their progression, which can be recorded in the Complimentary ‘RAW Adventure Journal' provided. Back by popular demand activities including: Wilderness cooking, wilderness first aid, tribal identity, camouflage and concealment, shelter building, and many more. Core hours on camp are 9.00am to 5.00pm with extended care available from 8am and from 5-6pm.

All camps are Ofsted registered with all staff fully CRB cleared. We also offer working parents the flexibility to pay with childcare vouchers.

Locations: Wicken, Harrogate, Buckingham, Bristol, Nr. Sevenoaks, Edgbaston, Wallingford, Little Kimble, Nr. Haywards Heath, Hertford, Ascot, Catherington, Malvern, Northampton, Nr Abingdon, Croydon, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Shrewsbury, Haslemere, Nr Halstead, Nr.Winslow, Bournemouth, Chesham Bois, Stratford-upon-Avon, Hemel Hempstead and Winchester

Tandridge Trust has three centres in Tandridge:

de Stafford Sports Centre: Burntwood Lane, Caterham, Surrey CR3 5YX
Tel: (01883) 344355
Facilities include a four-lane swimming pool offering fun sessions and tuition, gym, studio and café. Our sports hall is available for children’s activities, club hire and casual use. We also organize great children’s parties. Our sports and culture development teams offer termtime children’s courses in Cheer Dance, basketball, trampolining alongside a full timetable of swimming lessons at all three pools.

Our holiday activity programme is packed full of exciting things to do during the school holidays.

The Village Health Club: Weston Drive, Caterham, Surrey CR3 5XY
Tel: (01883) 343777
Our members only club offers a relaxed and welcoming environment for all of our Tandridge Trust Premier Members. Our facilities include: a 16.5metre three lane swimming pool, spa bubble pool, the Fitness place gym and two Studios, a Sauna room, the Therapy Studios and Beauty @ The Village treatment rooms.

Tandridge Leisure Centre: Hoskins Road, Oxted, Surrey RH8 9HT
Tel: (01883) 716717
Facilities include a four-lane fitness pool offering tuition, lagoon style pool with slide and water features, gym, sauna and steam room, studio and café. We also organise great children’s parties.

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Art Barn offers young children the opportunity to build confidence, imagination and creativity through art and drama. Based in Kensington, the classes are suitable for children from 16 months to 8 years and are led by experienced teachers. The classes are small in order to give the children time to settle and build confidence.

We offer term-time classes in Messy Art for 16 months to 3 years and Art and Craft for 3 to 7 year olds, After-School Art Classes for 5 to 7 year olds and Saturday art workshops. Popular 3-hour workshops are run in the holidays for 3 to 6 year olds and 3-day workshops for 6-8 year olds. Children are encouraged to use different media and the process is far more important than the result. The child’s own ideas are celebrated and encouraged at all times. Free trials are available.

Contact: Sofia Randall on 07960 496481 or e-mail sofia@artbarnclasses.com

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allsorts drama for children was founded in 1992 and is now one of London’s most respected children’s drama schools and comes highly recommended.

allsorts are not a franchise they offer original and individual drama – a “boutique” experience aimed at shaping well-balanced, creative, imaginative children.

allsorts run their popular drama classes every week during term time for ages 4-6, 7-10, 11-13, 14-16 & 16-18 at:

More House, 22 - 24 Pont Street SW1X OAA
South Hampstead High School, 3 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 5SS
The Hurlingham School, 122 Putney Bridge Road, SW15 2NQ
Notting Hill Prep School, 95 Lancaster Road, W11 1QQ

They also offer holiday workshops and amazing themed drama parties.

allsorts bespoke drama is a great option for busy mums and children as allsorts will hold the classes at home specifically tailoring them to suit the individual or group.

LAMDA examinations can be worked towards.

Children may attend a free trial class.

For further information visit their website or contact them by telephone 02089693249 or 02087675298

The Basement Dance Studio London, 400 York Way N7 9LR
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An activity they are sure to enjoy!

Fun ballet classes in North London designed to develop confidence and creativity in children.

Children can be entered for IDTA and UKA exams.

Classes start from 3 years old.

5 Day Non-Residential Summer Music Workshops for Children
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Musicale provides a fun range of musical summer activity camps for children of all ages and abilities giving them the opportunity to improve their instrumental playing or to obtain hands on experience of musical instruments on the Step Up to Music Course.

'Instrumental music' for ages 7 - 18 and all abilities

'Step-up-to-Music!' for ages 5 - 9 who do not yet play an instrument.

'Let's Make a Musical' Now is your chance to appear 'on stage' and produce your own show

'Musicale Young Artists Programme' High standard music making to diploma standard with a residential option.

Locations: Leeds, Sevenoaks, Harpenden, Cambridge, Guildford and Eastleigh

Open every school holiday for 3-16s, Monday-Friday (8am-6pm)
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Our Holiday Club and Activity Course programme offers children and young people an extensive range of diverse, exciting and fun days during each and every school holiday. With over 15 years experience, we have developed our largest ever range of age specific activities for 3-16 year olds. Our Holiday Club consists of Minis (3-4 years), Juniors (5-7s) and Kids’ Club (8-13s).

Each club is run by professionally trained, experienced staff who promote personal development, interaction with others and lots of fun! The daily programmes consist of a mix of indoor and outdoor play, structured organised games and activities as well as free play and optional sessions. Lunch is included for children in Kids’ Club and swimming in our indoor heated pool is a daily activity for everyone aged 5 and over. Minis and Juniors must bring a packed lunch each day.

Alongside the Holiday Club programmes we also offer specific activity courses. Grouped under headings of Adventure, Creative and Sport, each holiday offers a differing range of opportunities for children and young people to try something new or enjoy a regular favourite, led by professional coaches and tutors. The majority of courses are one day in duration and include lunch.

Location: Clifton College Sports Centre, Guthrie Road, Clifton Bristol

Art 4 Fun Ltd

212 Fortis Green Road London N10 3DU
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Painting workshop including ceramics t-shirts, wood and almost anything. Booking advisable. Mon-Sat 10am-10pm Sun 10am-8pm.

Facilities: café/restaurant, disabled.

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Promoting knowledge, understanding & practice of dance globally
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The Royal Academy of Dance is one of the world’s most influential dance education and training organisations and seeks to accomplish its mission through promoting dance, educating and training students and teachers and providing examinations to reward achievement in 79 countries all over the world.

The RAD Training department’s programme of activities runs across the UK, as well as internationally, engaging with local communities, RAD teaching members and dance schools– to widen participation and access to dance. If your child is a complete beginner or an experienced dancer, and whether he/she wants to dance for fun or is working towards a career in dance, we have something for everyone. All RAD Registered Teachers are CRB checked.

The RAD offers an internationally recognised portfolio of Examinations which is designed for students of all ages and levels of ability. Students as young as two and a half may start dancing with the Pre-School Dance Curriculum, with the opportunity to move through Graded levels or Vocational Graded levels.

In our commitment to higher education, we created the Faculty of Education in 1999, dedicated to meeting the needs of our current and future dance teachers by providing education programmes and qualifications.

Royal Academy of Dance Enterprises Ltd is authorised by Royal Academy of Dance to sell products and goods using the Academy's logo and brand name.

Julia Kudratt

North London
I have run my massage company for over 13years and am a qualified infant massage Instructor.

I run workshops for both parents and carers teaching the wonderful art of massage in a beautiful environment in Muswell Hill, North London. Massaging your baby can promote a feeling of wellbeing therefore resulting in restful sleep... a happy baby and parent!

I arrange home visits to groups and couples and am based in North London. Call me on the above number or email for further information and next workshop dates.

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Creation Theatre Company

1-5 London Place, Oxford OX4 1BD
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Providing colourful, visual and highly accessible productions, Creation Theatre Company makes theatre exciting and illuminating for younger audiences without losing any of a text’s original meaning.

Creation Drama Workshops
Whether it’s making your own puppet, creating spooky ghost stories, or devising a play, budding thespians can improvise, be creative and even stage their own play.

Challenging, engaging and a huge amount of fun, Creation 4 Kids workshops can help the holidays fly by. Call the Box Office on (01865) 766 266 or visit www.creationtheatre.co.uk for more information.

“Initiatives such as these are undoubtedly transforming the way children engage with Shakespeare” THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

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The Hands-on Art Studio in Old Windsor, Berkshire, is a great place to explore your creativity.

Whether you're into art, ceramics or crafts there is an adventure waiting for you. Pop in & Paint pottery or, join in with the various clubs, courses and workshops for kids and adults, both daytime and evenings.

The Studio specialises in pottery painting parties for all ages and occasions:
birthdays, hens, retirement, corporate team-building events, baby showers... NCT groups meet regularly at the Studio. We arrange Corporate team-building events which are a lot of fun.

Hands-on Art also provide adventures for schools: Fair stalls, Art weeks, curriculum collapse days, INSET clubs, PTA FUNdraising, residential art trips, one-day art trips.

There really is something for everyone in the world of Hands-on Art.

Unique creative physical performance workshops
Warwickshire

Sprungsters is a performance based youth group with a difference. Offering a new approach to the more traditional styles of performing and performing arts classes.

Sprungsters offers children and young people aged 4-21 weekly workshops using physical theatre, to develop imagination, promote creativity and inspire enjoyment.

Combining drama, speech and movement to produce a very physical approach to theatre making, Sprungsters takes participants on a creative journey, giving them the time and space to develop their own voice in a supportive and encouraging environment.

Sprungsters’ approach in all workshops and performance opportunities promote self-development in children and young people as expressive and creative individuals. The sessions create a safe environment in which to play and explore, where imagination is celebrated and anything becomes possible.

Sprungsters create excellent performance work with young people, maintaining high standards and encouraging professional values.

Physical theatre is the main art form used at Sprungsters, incorporating drama, dance and voice work, to develop the imagination, promote creativity and increase movement ability in those that take part.

The use of physical theatre is unique to Sprungsters, which has led to the group being recognised as an important contributor to the arts in the region.

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For those looking for something a little different. A week-long course for 6-16 year olds, 'A Passion For...' gives children a choice of courses to develop skills in cooking, arts & crafts, business or invention. If you have the next Mary Berry, Alan Sugar or Thomas Edison, we have a course for you!

Our A Passion For… courses have been designed by experts to enable children to gain new knowledge and skills in a fun environment.

We believe that these five-day workshops equip children with essential life skills such as learning to take responsibility for their own choices and problem solving, as well as giving them memorable experiences and a sense of achievement. Each child will be encourages to reflect upon their progress each day in their own development diary.

Core hours on camp are 9.00am to 5.00pm with extended care available from 8.00am and between 5pm & 6pm. We offer working parents the flexibility to pay with childcare vouchers. We are Ofsted registered with all staff fully DBS cleared.

Locations: Manchester, South Croydon, Hemel Hempstead, Titchfield, Newbury, Bournemouth, Chesham Bois, Stratford-upon-Avon, Salisbury, Cambridge, High Wycombe, Rickmansworth, Winslow, South London, Canterbury, Burgess Hill, Hook, Letchworth Garden City, Marlow, Chandler's Ford, Chippenham, Croydon, Winchester, Taunton, Hatfield, Northampton, Abingdon, Andover, Chelmsford, Malvern, Bath, Ascot, Sutton, Haywards Heath, Hampton, Wicken, Harrogate, Buckingham, Brighton and Hove, Oxford, Guildford, Bristol, Nr. Sevenoaks, Cheltenham, Edgbaston and Wallingford

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ClubsZone are an established Midlands children’s activity club provider specialising in holiday activity clubs, afterschool clubs and PPA provision for boys and girls aged 5 – 12yrs. Holiday clubs are a cost effective alternative to conventional child care. Our children’s activity clubs are fun, engaging and help to build confidence and self-esteem.

Please see below for details about our Easter/Summer Activity Clubs that we will be running in 2013. Activities we offer are as follows;

Sports
Football, Tennis, Uni-Hock, Cricket, Tag Rugby, Rounders, Scatter-ball, Tri-Golf, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Bowling

Performing Arts
Street Dance, Drama, Musical Theatre, Stage Shows

Creative
Various Arts & Crafts Projects, Treasure Hunts, Scavenger Hunts, Orienteering

Clubszone Games
Dodgeball, Danger Zone, Boom, Water Challenges, Pipe Challenges, Raft Game, Team Challenge Day

Activity Club Times
9:00am – 3:30pm (Normal Hours) | 8:00am – 5:30pm (Extended Hours)

Venue Locations
Leicester, Nuneaton, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Nottingham, Lowdham, Sutton in Ashfield and Chesterfield

If you would like further information please visit our website:

Art Workshop, The

West Hampstead NW6 1SD
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Try your hand at ceramics, mosaic, jewellery, textiles and animation in West Hampstead.
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Clarendon College, Frome Road, Trowbridge BA14 0DJ
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The First, the Largest and still the Best! 

  • Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-18
  • 20 years of stretching imaginations
  • More than 12 million hours of confidence building
  • Stagecoach: Training for Life
  • Easter, Summer & Christmas Workshops

Call Stagecoach Trowbridge now on 0844 335 1705 or click on our website.

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Centre Stage offer a range of drama activities for young people, including a unique residential SUMMER DRAMA HOLIDAY during July and August, giving children aged 8 to 18 from all over the UK, Ireland, and Europe the opportunity for a fun-filled break.

Held in a beautiful Georgian house in the Glens of Antrim, Northern Ireland, and taught by professional actors, dancers and musicians with a keen understanding of young people's abilities, the holiday activities include singing, improvisation, tap, mime, Shakespeare and more, as the children put together a show to perform on the final night.

Children coming from outside Northern Ireland can be met at major air or sea ports.

In Northern Ireland, Centre Stage offer a range of drama classes and workshops for children aged 4 to 18 during the school year.

Visit our website for full details or contact us on the number above.

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The Award winning Creation Station Limited delivers ‘Exploration! creative fun sessions for 1-5 year olds. Your ‘Exploration’ sessions have been especially designed within a structured educational framework for you to enjoy imaginative ‘hands on discovery’ fun with your 1-5 year old, in a relaxed environment full of materials, tools and laughter.

“The Creation Station has really helped to develop Owens skills. He is a lot more confident in what he creates and it’s given us more ideas of things to use, thank you very much, Owen and I love coming" Owens Daddy!

Using art, craft music & movement…and a little bit of magic, the children (and parents/carers!) are inspired to create their own journey of discovery. The mark making, funky objects and learning that develops is shared and enjoyed with the other children and adults. See some of our activities on our site.

‘It’s full of inventive ideas that children love to do, and I would never think of doing!’ Kylas Mummy

In a recent survey (67 parents/carers) 100% stated that their child’s concentration had increased after 5 sessions. See our website for full details.

Venues: Bath, Blackburn, Bournemouth, Solihull, Bracknell, Bridgwater, Burton upon Trent, Cardiff, Christchurch, Exeter, Exmouth, Godalming, Guildford, Hinckley, Kenilworth, Leamington Spa, Loughborough, Newton Abbot, Nottingham, Poole, Royal Leamington Spa, Rugby, Sandhurst, Stratford-upon-Avon, Tamworth, Taunton, Tiverton, Warwick, Windsor, Wokingham, Wolverhampton, Worthing, Leeds, Chester, Derby, Frome, Glasgow, Glossop, Nuneaton, Ormskirk, Sheffield, Sutton Coldfield, Warrington, Basingstoke, Bolton, Bristol, Luton, Melksham, Penzance, Southport, Telford, Trowbridge, West Fife, Milton Keynes and Norwich

Dance, Drama, Music & Art for 3-10 Year Olds
North London Mob: 07958 501919

Unleash your child's creativity with the Crazee Kids method

Established for over 10 years, Crazee Kids run stimulating classes and workshops for children aged 3-10 years using innovative combinations of Dance, Drama, Music and Art in a relaxed environment. The overall experience is about having fun whilst providing a unique opportunity for your child to develop self-confidence, ignite the imagination, learn to be creative and imaginative.

Crazee Kids runs regular 45 minute weekly term-time classes in North London designed using a wide variety of creative activities tailored to the different age groups. Our half-term and summer holiday workshops run over 3 days, 4 days or 1 week and culminate in a children's show.

Let your children experience the wonderful worlds of Art, Creative Dance, Music and Drama at Crazee Kids. See our website for full details:

Crazee Kids offer every child a FREE Dance, Drama Class to ''ignite their imagination"

Contact us or see our website for full details:

Northamptonshire

Aspirations Wellbeing is a sports, leisure and cultural trust that manages the Pemberton Centre and Splash Leisure Pool, both in Rushden and the Nene Centre in Thrapston.

We aim to provide a variety of great value for money events and activities to assist a full and healthy lifestyle.

Activities for children and young people, activities for people living with a disability, a wide variety of Group Fitness Classes, help with healthy lifestyles, swimming lessons, racket and team sports, SPIN® cycle group classes, venue hire plus entertainment all come within the range of what we do.

Our aim is to work co-operatively with partner organisations to offer the best range of leisure and cultural facilities for local communities.

To see the detail of what our Centres deliver, and the full range of what we offer, please log on to our website and have a look:

Contact:
Nene Centre, Cedar Drive, Thrapston, NN14 4JY
T.01832 734090
E.nene@aspirationswellbeing.org.uk

Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, NN10 9YP
T.01933 350324
E.pemberton@aspirationswellbeing.org.uk

Splash Leisure Pool, Station Road, Rushden, NN10 9SJ
T.01933 410505
E.splash@aspirationswellbeing.org.uk

Across the UK Ages: 11-21
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Aged 11 – 21? Love acting, singing and dancing? Work with a West End team on a brand new musical this summer!

Youth Music Theatre UK’s Summer Skills courses are six-day residential courses that offer fantastic opportunities for young people looking to develop their acting, singing and dancing abilities. You’ll gain a Grade 6 Trinity College London qualification in Musical theatre in Production whilst working on a brand new adaptation of a classic text - each Summer Skills course is unique!

YMT is the leading music theatre company for young people aged 11-21 and our main aim is to provide the highest quality training for those wishing to enter the creative industries. On our Summer Skills courses you’ll be working with theatre industry regulars drawn from the National Theatre, RSC, West End theatre, regional repertory and the most respected Fringe. You’ll also receive training from a vocal coach from the Guildford School of Acting.

Summer Skills courses can also form part of a young person’s Duke of Edinburgh Award or Arts Award. YMT has been awarded the Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge, meaning that our work is nationally recognised for its educational and pastoral excellence.

Special offers are available – head to the website for all the info!

Venues: Kingston, West Midlands, Belfast, Godalming and Edinburgh

Find out more and book a Summer Skills course here:

Woodley Baptist Church,Woodley RG5 4UX
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Cloudglider provide private singing lessons for anyone over the age of 7 and caters for all levels/abilities.

Specialising in pop, rock, music theatre, cabaret, soul & r & b, vocal coach, director and producer Elisa Ghoebriel covers all aspects of singing, including vocal technique, breathing, musicality, confidence building and performance skills in a warm, friendly and relaxed atmosphere.

Cloudglider also put on regular concerts in an attempt to provide performance opportunities for pupils.

Mobile: 07979 755123
Email: info@cloudglider.com

South London
No experience necessary, just some energy and a smile! You send us your child and we’ll find the performer!

I have been running fun filled confidence building camps for children aged between 5 to 12 years for over 8 yrs, I have seen many children go from strength to strength along the way. Not all children are born performers, some lack the confidence to’ have a go’ what I set out to do is encourage them to have fun and gain that confidence at the same time.

Held in Wimbledon SW19. With a teacher /child ratio of 1 to 8 the children are well cared for. All teachers are police checked. Each day the children bring a packed lunch.

Run by professional performers with many years of experience in their field. Each week has a different theme, from ‘Music Through The Ages’ to ‘The Wonderful World of Television’ and many more!

For further information please contact Denise Waterman on 07876 254 691 or

Email: watermancinders@btinternet.com

Term-Time Drama Classes and Summer Courses
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The Young Actors Theatre is a unique and vibrant community based theatre which provides drama classes, workshops and productions for young people.

Join us this summer for some amazing courses:

  • Week 1: 23rd – 26th July
    SUMMER SCHOOL FILM WORKSHOP (12 and up)
  • Week 2: 28th July –1st August
    MUSICAL THEATRE (6 – 11) and ACTORS TOOLKIT (12 – 18) (electable half day and full day classes)
    Method Acting ~ Stage Combat ~ Sight Reading and Audition Technique ~ Devising And Scriptwriting ~ Film And TV Technique ~ Clowning ~ Accent Workshop
  • Week 3: 4th –8th August
    GLEE CLUB (6 – 11) and PLAY IN A WEEK (12 and up)
  • Week 4: 11th–15th August
    ACTING BOOTCAMP FOR JUNIORS (6 – 11) and CIRCUS SKILLS (6 - 11)
  • Weeks 5 and 6: 18th - 29nd August
    YATI THEATRE SUMMER PRODUCTION (7 – 16)

    We also offer term-time drama classes which are loads of fun and a great way to learn all about performing. Our members gain confidence and skills that are useful not just on stage but in life!

    We offer classes in four age groups:

    • Tots (under 6)
    • Juniors (6 – 11)
    • Seniors (11 – 16)
    • Adults (16+)

    We also offer Singing and Street Dance Classes.

    We have an in-house agency: ‘YAT Management’ which represents clients from 6 to 24 years old. Our clients are currently working in film, TV and theatre both nationally and internationally.

  • Summer School 2014 and Extra Tuition Classes
    Birmingham Map Fax: 0121 455 7657

    Throughout the year, Norfolk House School offers Extra Tuition classes for pupils aged between 6 and 11 years. Small classes of no more than 6 children are tutored by experienced, qualified staff covering both literacy and numeracy skills as well as preparation for 11+ examinations and grammar school entry. Sessions are on Saturdays throughout the year and on Mondays and Tuesdays during the school summer holiday. Each session costs £22.50.

    A Summer School also runs throughout the school holidays for children currently in Years 1 to 6 from schools across the city. Each week has an educational theme and a variety of exciting workshops are arranged to develop creative skills away from the classroom. For further details visit www.norfolkhouseschool.co.uk

    Norfolk House School in Edgbaston has achieved a well-deserved reputation for excellent examination results and entry to prestigious local grammar and independent schools. Catering for children aged between 3 and 11 years, the small classes help children achieve their full academic potential. In September 2014, three quarters of the current Year 6 class will be transferring to grammar schools with the remainder to independent secondary schools.

    Multiple Areas Mob: 07967 659 293

    Do you need a more interesting party activity for your child? Nugent Education can help. We’ve had great success in providing new, interesting and entertaining activities that most organisations don’t offer.

    We can make a party, something to remember, and entertain and engage the children for an hour or two. This takes allot of strain off the parents, and children can chose something they and their friends will enjoy together and remember.

    For young children, DBS checked artists provide things like crafts (puppet making, mask making, lantern making etc), Japanese origami (very popular), African drumming and dance.

    For teenagers’, we have lots of terrific party ideas like makeup and beauty for teenage girls. Also popular urban arts such as street dance, break dancing and Rapping and Human Beat boxing (***), graffiti art, Japanese manga art or DJ-ing skills.

    We also provide special graffiti art activities including commissions where create a bespoke mural for a child’s bedroom, a garage, shed or play room and so on.

    Our artists / entertainers will travel to, and deliver at your venue (home address or a room booked etc).

    Activities are great value for money and usually last 1 ½ to 2hrs. They are competitively priced from only £160.00 so why not give us a go?

    Contact (info@nugenteducation.co.uk) our website web-form (contact us page) or call one of our friendly team on 0845 481 1920 or 07967 659 293 today!

    Cookery classes and parties for adults and children
    Multiple Areas

    Beverley Glock is a broadcaster, author and food Writer and one of the country’s leading children’s and family cookery experts. Her Cookery school has locations in Princes Risborough, Silverstone, Tring and Lymington and also run the ever-popular Splat Cooking Children’s Parties throughout London, Home Counties, South East, Hampshire and surrounding areas.

    Cookery classes are available for adults and children. Saturday morning cooking clubs are for children aged 5-16 years where children cook with seasonal ingredients each week and learn new skills and techniques. Recently we have launched of Baby Weaning classes and the new no frills, affordable ‘Real Cooking for Real People’ classes including bread making, family food, pasta and Italian food, classic English biscuits, Thai, Middle Eastern, and Beverley’s monthly Street Food Lunch Club. Beverley also offers one to one and specialist AGA workshops.

    Beverley and her team regularly run corporate events from the cookery school base or from external locations such as Legoland, Chessington and the Runway Centre where they’ve cooked underneath Concorde. After school classes and workshops for schools are also available.

    Stagecoach Theatre Arts

    Dance, Drama & Singing in Surrey
    Surrey

    The First, the Largest and still the Best!

    • Singing, Dance and Drama for boys and girls aged 4-18.
    • 20 years of stretching imaginations.
    • More than 12 million hours of confidence building.
    • Stagecoach: Training for Life.
    • Holiday Workshops & Courses for Summer.

    During their time at Stagecoach pupils develop into wonderful articulate, poised, confident young people who will benefit throughout their life from the ‘life skills’ they have learned.

    Stagecoach provides a wonderful environment where children of all abilities can interact with other children in an atmosphere of warmth, creativity and development

    For full details visit your local Stagecoach website or contact them directly, see below for details:

    Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Camberley): Joe on 020 8892 5177 www.stagecoach.co.uk/camberley
    Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Godalming): Holly on 01252 319133 www.stagecoach.co.uk/godalming
     

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    Smart Raspberry specialises in providing cookery classes and workshops to children as young as 3 years up to teenagers. At our heart is our key aim: “to teach children how to cook nutritious food from scratch, helping them to learn a valuable life skill”. We run classes during term time and the school holidays as well as workshops, parties, Duke of Edinburgh courses and more. We have been teaching children to cook since 2007 since then we have certainly grown, and so have our students. We are now offering franchising opportunities nationwide; please go to the franchise page for more info.

    Classes and Clubs
    Our after school classes are enjoyed by hundreds of children every week as they develop skills and confidence with food, creating nutritious and exciting dishes from scratch. Our specially created programme has been developed with a variety of school facilities in mind, so whether your school has a fully-fitted food technology suite, or just a room with access to washing up facilities, we have a solution that will fit. And with over 100 different recipes completed (and counting) there is a fantastic variety and something new to look forward to each week.

    Parties
    Our recipe for a successful party is to take all the stress out of the organising - you provide the children, and we’ll provide everything else. At the party, children make their own party lunch or tea. The menu of recipes include a choice of savoury and sweet treats and they will make enough so they can take something home in their party bag too.

    Tuition
    We provide one-to-one or small group tuition that is designed to provide a solid foundation for later life by developing key skills in the kitchen.

    Holiday Workshops
    We run half day themed cookery workshops during the holidays please get in touch for more information.

    Locations: Amersham, Beaconsfield, Chesham, Denham, Gerrards Cross, Great Missenden, High Wycombe and Princes Risborough, Harpenden, Hatfield, Hemel Hempstead, Rickmansworth, St Albans, Watford, Welwyn Garden City, Ampthill, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Luton, Harefield, Hayes, Hillingdon, Northwood, Ruislip, Uxbridge and West Drayton, Ascot, Bracknell, Reading, Slough, Windsor, Wokingham, Hungerford, Newbury, Thatcham, North Milton Keynes, Newport Pagnell, Olney, Stony Stratford, South Milton Keynes, Bletchley, Winslow, Woburn Sands, Aylesbury, Haddenham, Wendover, Amersham, Beaconsfield, Chesham, Denham, Gerrards Cross, Great Missenden, High Wycombe, Princes Risborough, Banbury, Bicester, Chipping Norton, Oxford, Thame, Witney, Marlow, Maidenhead, Henley-on-Thames, Chertsey, Staines, Weybridge and Woking

    Come & have fun at Edinburgh's original "paint your own" pottery
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    Orleans House Gallery

    Riverside, Twickenham TW1 3DJ
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    Stroll in the woodland gardens before visiting the house named after its most famous resident Louis Phillippe, Duc d,Orleans.

    Regular art activities take place for 5-12 year olds in school holidays. Sunday Fundays are aimed at our younger club members 3-5 year olds.

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    Romsey Road, Winchester, SO22 5PW
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    Built in 1898 as a water tower serving Winchester, The Tower has seen many changes in its 100 year history. These days it heads an increasingly varied arts programme for Winchester and the wider community.

    The Tower is home to the Winchester Youth Theatre, the hugely successful Winchester Children's Festival and also produces a special seasonal newsletter which goes into all local junior and primary schools. With a weekly programme of events that ranges from puppet shows to comedy and rock music to theatre, The Tower has achieved a public and professional status that is second to none.

    We offer a number of holiday courses for both children and adults.

    E-Mail: events@towerarts.co.uk

    Golden Hinde, The

    St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, London SE1 9DE
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    This is a full sized reconstruction of the 16th Century warship in which Sir Francis Drake circumnavigated the world between 1577-1580, Drake was a sea captain who became history's most successful privateer. Crew members are in period dress, there are five decks of exhibits and artefacts. Give your child a birthday party or special occasion they will never forget!
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    Albert & Friends

    Children's Circus Skills in London
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