Children's Workshops - Arts & Crafts, Drama, Music and Cooking
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
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
'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
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.
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.
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.
Stagecoach Theatre Arts
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
Stagecoach Theatre Arts (Richmond): Jo on 020 8332 6741 www.stagecoach.co.uk/richmond
A nurturing positive environment, with experienced, trained tutors, who aim is to enable the best from your child in their music understanding and obtainment.
We encourage children from 6 with no musical experience to engage into music as an achievable positive Fun activity, through to older children who may have had more musical knowledge.
Whether your child is a Complete beginner or a Budding Rock Star At Muzikidz your child will have fun learning about music and working in a band. There is 40 mins instrument tuition on electric guitar, drum kits, singing and Keyboards. 20 mins working in a "band" and and song writing and learning to play as part of the band. 15 mins performing Skills including microphone techniques. (Groups are age appropriate).
It's cool, its fun, it's progressive.
We always ensure there is a qualified child care practitioner present, we accept only exceptional child care standards from our tutors.
Oh! and of course we supply the instruments.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Birthday parties and workshops for boys and girls throughout Kent
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.
Private Birthday Parties are available upon request. A wonderful alternative birthday party for young ones where the guests get creative and take home their completed work of art.
Our scheduled Kids & Canvas events generally run at weekends and school Holidays and last approx 2 hrs. Our monthly events are split into two age groups which are 8-11 year olds and 12-16year olds.
We are also happy to host events for youth groups such as brownies / guides / scouts etc... just call us on 01707 830 840 to discuss further.
Arts & Crafts parties and workshops in: Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Hertfordshire and London
We are very proud of our staff who between them bring a wealth of professional experience to the school which means the children benefit from their passion and working knowledge of professional theatre. All staff are CRB checked to an enhanced standard.
We aim for high standards in all we do and offer students the chance to experience working with professional sound, lighting and costumes. We are very proud of our 100% pass rate in our LAMDA examinations.
We offer a FREE TRIAL class so you can come along and try our fantastic classes for yourself!
NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR OUR SUMMER HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS!!
August 4th - 8th 2014 Ages 4-7 yrs
August 11th - 15th 2014 Ages 6-16 yr
Please contact us for more information or to book.
Please see below for details about our Easter/Summer Activity Clubs that we will be running in 2013. Activities we offer are as follows;
Football, Tennis, Uni-Hock, Cricket, Tag Rugby, Rounders, Scatter-ball, Tri-Golf, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Bowling
Street Dance, Drama, Musical Theatre, Stage Shows
Various Arts & Crafts Projects, Treasure Hunts, Scavenger Hunts, Orienteering
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)
Leicester, Nuneaton, Melton Mowbray, Oakham, Nottingham, Lowdham, Sutton in Ashfield and Chesterfield
If you would like further information please visit our website:
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
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
Orleans House GalleryRiverside, Twickenham TW1 3DJ
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
Does your child need a boost at school?
MagiKats offers out of school Maths and English tuition for all children from early years to GCSE (ages 4 to 16).
- Every student has a programme that is built just for them.
- Interactive workshops provide tuition and support on the National Curriculum.
- Core work packs (usually taken home) fill in any gaps in basic skills.
- Extra support is provided for exam and test preparation.
- Our Tuition Centres are open all year round, but fees are charged monthly, to avoid large bills.
This is what some of out students and parents have to say: “MagiKats work sets my mind a challenge but then it gets really easy!” Heather aged 9.
"The work that my three children are given in both English and maths is just what they each individually need and it’s always right up to date too." Mrs P.
"I was thrilled, at the school parents’ meeting, to be told that in her six months with you Heather’s maths has improved by an amount equivalent to three years – thank you!" Mrs S.
Find out more by visiting our website, or by calling 0844 870 9896.
INTERESTED IN RUNNING A TUITION CENTRE? Click here: Franchise Opportunity for full details and our special offer.
English and maths tutors for children in: Luton, High Wycombe, Chester-le-Street, Durham, Lanchester, Meadowfield, Romiley, Chingford and Highams Park, East Dulwich, Beeston, West Bridgford, Edinburgh, Haywards, Heath, Hove, Caversham, Chester, Colchester, Stevenage, Harrow, Sonning Common, Cobham, Farnham, Guildford, Mytchett and Rugby
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 email@example.com
Now you can! Join us this holiday on the intense but thrilling Theatre Tribe journey of what it is like to cast, rehearse and perform in a West End show led by Musical Theatre professionals. We create tailor-made productions based on current Musical Theatre hits which our ‘Tribe Members’ learn – complete with songs, script and choreography – in preparation for a fabulous final show. Theatre Tribe is not simply a holiday camp but a theatrical event, where each Tribe Member is made to feel like a seasoned performer preparing for the first night of a West End production.
Hard work? Yes. Challenging? Yes. Great fun? YES!
Key Features and Benefits of a Theatre Tribe Experience:
- Theatre Tribe enrol a maximum of 18 students per workshop
- Each experience emulates as closely as possible the atmosphere of a professional rehearsal room and theatre
- Training by working West End and Touring actors, singers and dancers
- Theatre Tribe shows are ensemble pieces i.e. there are no lead parts – each Tribe Member has an equal role to play in the production
- Tribe Members receive a free Theatre Tribe T-shirt and DVD of the final show
- Fantastic behind-the-scenes organisation to create a seamless experience for our Tribe Members
We guarantee everyone who spends time with Theatre Tribe comes away from their experience feeling inspired, confident and raring to go!
Venues: Theatre Tribe can be found in various locations across London and the South East including Hampstead, Ealing, Balham, Greenwich, Mill Hill, Cambridge, Oxford and Sevenoaks.
- Join Now ... First Class Free
- 25% Discount for all new act members
- 50% To join with a friend
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 1AWSummer Holiday Drama ... Rehearse & perform a play in a week!
For information contact Jane Cameron on the number above or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We cover: South London
The National Trust - Buckland AbbeyYelverton, Devon PL20 6EY
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.
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.
Golden Hinde, TheSt Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, London SE1 9DE
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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:
Nene Centre, Cedar Drive, Thrapston, NN14 4JY
Pemberton Centre, H E Bates Way, Rushden, NN10 9YP
Splash Leisure Pool, Station Road, Rushden, NN10 9SJ
Art Workshop, TheWest Hampstead NW6 1SD
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.
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:
From SoundStart for the under 6s to our unique Roundabout and Fanfare courses through to our choirs and ensembles, children are encouraged to enjoy making music together.
The art classes start children on a journey of discovery in the visual arts, whilst the drama courses offer the opportunity to explore their creativity whilst developing confidence and the ability to work as a team. It also encourages a lifelong enjoyment and understanding of literature and the theatre.
There are regular holiday courses in art, music and drama for 4-16s during school holidays and free taster sessions for under 4s.
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
Creation Theatre Company1-5 London Place, Oxford OX4 1BD
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