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Interested in drama, dance, singing and music making? No prior experience is needed and our performing arts classes are lively and interactive. We also offer classes for older students and those with learning difficulties and disabilities. Do check the course information to find the right performing arts course for you.

Acapella Singing for Women: Harmony and Health View details

This course is for women who want to sing together while learning about how good singing is for you! Sing acapella (unaccompanied) harmony songs from around the world and learn techniques to improve your singing, breathing,posture and health. You don't need to be able to read music and you won't be asked to sing solo. Songs will be taught by ear in a relaxed and supportive environment. You will learn rounds, harmony and simple polyphonic songs from a range of vocal traditions including Eastern European, Gospel, Maori, and African countries. The emphasis is on enjoyment and well-being, rather than being 'good at singing'.

Dance, Dance, Dance View details

The course uses exercise to music to help improve and maintain general health and well-being both physically and mentally. This term we will be using the many rhythms of dance to help improve balance and coordination. For all abilities and disabilities including wheelchair users.

Dance, Dance, Dance View details

The course uses exercise to music to help improve and maintain general health and well-being both physically and mentally. This term we will be using the many rhythms of dance to help improve balance and coordination. For all abilities and disabilities including wheelchair users.

Find your Voice View details

-Develop and express your unique voice in various forms including creative writing, spoken word and song -Explore how the physical voice works and how you can use it to its full capacity -Build the confidence to share your voice with others

Folk Ensemble with a difference! View details

We will play a wide range of Folk repertoire including dance music from the British Isles and America, Songs of all types including contemporary songs. We will play as a group and there will be opportunities to develop solo playing and singing. As a group, we will seek to perform at community events and on local radio as well as record our work and perhaps raise funds for local charities or good causes.

Freeflow Movement with Music (Reaching Out) View details

This course uses a blend of dance and movements to music to improve physical fitness and most importantly happiness for all participants. It is suitable for all abilities, wheelchair users and people with restricted mobility. The sequences learnt in the classes improve memory and coordination. An uplifting and positive learning experience.

Improvers Acapella Singing for Women: Harmony and Health View details

Take part in an acapella choir for women's voices, building on your singing experience. Hone your listening and singing skills, by working on a repertoire of songs for performance in a safe and supportive environment. This course is designed to build on 'Singing for Health' and take singers to a new level of enjoyment and skill. However it is also suitable for other experienced singers who would like to try learning by ear and singing in an acapella group, or improve their skills in this area. We will learn songs from a range of vocal traditions and some contemporary pieces for voices, including the tutor's own compositions. We will also use improvisation and groupwork to create group compositions together. Unlike formal choirs you don't have to stick to one part (eg alto, soprano) but can experiment and explore the full range of your voice . There will be a performance at the end of the term in which you will be encouraged to take part.

Jazz - An Introduction View details

If you’ve ever wanted to learn about and appreciate Jazz but don’t know where to start then this is a course is for you. We will look into the lives of these musicians to provide a broader context so that next time someone asks if you like jazz you can do more than just nod your head!

Learning to Play the Ukulele View details

We will play a wide range of Folk repertoire including dance music from the British Isles and America, Songs of all types including contemporary songs. We will play as a group and there will be opportunities to develop solo playing and singing. As a group, we will seek to perform at community events and on local radio as well as record our work and perhaps raise funds for local charities or good causes.

Music Workshop View details

This is the chance to meet with other players and make music together in a friendly ensemble environment, improving your technique, musicianship, sight reading and understanding of music theory in the process. Sessions operate as band rehearsals tackling accessible arrangements of a diverse musical repertoire. For players of elementary to intermediate standard with the ability to read standard music notation. Students supply their own instrument and music stand. All instruments welcome