Workshops

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Swing Saturday

An evening of all things swing, including swing dance classes, an evening of jumping and jiving and a live show from the Drury St Swing Band

Drury Street, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 15 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

An Fhèis Mhòr: Scotland's Festival Of Paddlesport

Celebrate the diversity of paddlesport (that's canoeing and kayaking, mostly) at this watery festival featuring the Canoe Polo tournament and Pool Slalom competitions. There's also the thrilling Tay Descent race to watch as its competitors journey down the rapids to Perth, and the National Indoor Kayak Championships…

Various venues, Perth

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

Guided Meditation

Enjoy guided meditation commentaries to music.

Inner Space Glasgow Meditation Centre

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7446

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 0141 552 7446

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 552 7446

…and 14 more dates until 21 Dec

50 Things To Do Before You're 11¾

Kid-oriented wildlife activities.

National Trust: Croft Castle, Leominster

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £8.10, child £4, family £19.50 / 01568 780246

Mon 27 Oct

Free, plus admission £8.10, child £4, family £19.50 / 01568 780246

Tue 28 Oct

Free, plus admission £8.10, child £4, family £19.50 / 01568 780246

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

National Trust: Erddig, Wrexham

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.30, child £5.15, family £25.75 / 01978 355314/315151

Mon 27 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.30, child £5.15, family £25.75 / 01978 355314/315151

Tue 28 Oct

Free, plus admission £10.30, child £5.15, family £25.75 / 01978 355314/315151

…and 123 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

National Trust: Waddesdon Manor, Aylesbury

Sun 26 Oct

Free, plus admission £16.20, child £8.10 / 01296 653226/653211

Wed 29 Oct

Free, plus admission £16.20, child £8.10 / 01296 653226/653211

Thu 30 Oct

Free, plus admission £16.20, child £8.10 / 01296 653226/653211

…and 44 more dates until 31 Dec

Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker – Family Insight

Learn about the characters, story and costumes of The Nutcracker, meet one of the dancers and watch the Company take class on stage. Ages 6+. Booking is essential.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 20 Dec

Over-6s only

£5.50 (£3.50) / 0131 529 6000

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Over-6s only

£5.50 (£3.50) / 0131 529 6000

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Adult Art Afternoons

Free classes to help you unleash your inner art beast. Booking is essential.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 4 more dates until 7 Dec

CircuSkool

Run by Edinburgh-based fire troupe PyroCeltica, these workshops teach modern day circus skills including poi, juggling, diablo and unicycling. Under 16s welcomed if accompanied by an adult.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£4 / 0131 555 7101

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£4 / 0131 555 7101

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sun 9 Nov

£4 / 0131 555 7101

  • 18:00 – 22:00 CircuSkool Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh
…and 19 more dates until 22 Mar 2015

Drama Classes

Weekend drama classes for ages 5–17 that cover a set curriculum of acting skills and technique.

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 5057

Sun 26 Oct

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 5057

Sat 1 Nov

Times & prices vary / 0141 332 5057

…and 66 more dates until 21 Jun 2015

Kizomba Dance Classes & Elegant Party

Get dancing Kizomba style (it's a type of dance originating from Angola), with a lesson and improvisation followed by a party afterwards to show off your new moves.

Adulis Oval, London SW9

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 07886 471393

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 07886 471393

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 07886 471393

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

The Pod Bar, London SW19

Thu 30 Oct

£7; £10 two classes / 07886 471393

Thu 6 Nov

£7 for one class; £10 for two / 07886 471393

Stand Up Comedy: Course

Develop a stand-up comedy act and decide whether to perform it in front of a paying audience. No experience is required.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£77 ( £61.50; £61.50) / 0121 446 3232

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Bury St Edmunds Rock Choir

The local Bury St Edmunds choir is run by singer/pianist Daniel Ribbits. Our No.1 Album gave ordinary people the chance to become chart-topping singers, and Rock Choir is continually giving our members bigger and better opportunities to achieve things they never thought they could do - from supporting national charities…

Priory School, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 8 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01284 761934

Sat 15 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01284 761934

Sat 22 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01284 761934

…and 21 more dates until 4 Jul 2015

Dance Classes: Tap

Dance workshop.

The Shire Hall, Howden

Mon 27 Oct

Phone for prices / 01430 432510

Mon 3 Nov

Phone for prices / 01430 432510

Mon 10 Nov

Phone for prices / 01430 432510

…and 2 more dates until 24 Nov

DIY Terrarium Workshop

If you like the idea of a garden but you're not exactly green fingered, a terrarium could be for you. These mini indoor glassed gardens take very little maintenance, plus there's no need to haul a lawnmower out on a Sunday. This workshop from Botanica Home teaches you how to make one, with all materials included in the…

Drygate Brewing Co., Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£20 / 07809 269669

Sun 16 Nov

£20 / 07809 269669

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

A festival aimed at 'yarn-enthusiasts of all flavours', this woolly bonanza caters for all who knit, crochet, embroider, spin, haberdash or just appreciate a darn good yarn.

Corn Exchange, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 477 3500

Sun 15 Mar 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0131 477 3500

Hertford/Ware Rock Choir

The Hertford Rock Choir is led by local musician Abigail Harris. We have a great year lined up and we would like to invite you to join our choir and take part in the local Hertford and wider Hertfordshire county community. We are the Hertford rehearsal of the trailblazing Rock Choir. We often team up with the other local…

The Sele School, Hertford

Wed 5 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01992 581455

Wed 12 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01992 581455

Wed 19 Nov

Main Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 01992 581455

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Interactive Music Workshop

Interactive African music workshop with Moroccan musician Omar Afif.

Glasgow Film Theatre

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 332 6535

Part of Africa in Motion.

Introduction to Bookbinding

A ten-week introductory course in the basics of bookbinding.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Wed 29 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 3 Sep–12 Nov, 2014, with no session on Wed 8 Oct.

Sat 1 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 6 Sep–15 Nov, 2014, with no session on Sat 11 Oct.

Wed 5 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs 3 Sep–12 Nov, 2014, with no session on Wed 8 Oct.

…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

Knutsford Rock Choir

The local Knutsford choir is run by Cheshire based musician Kathryn Davies. We support a number of local charities, raising money and awareness around Cheshire and as a choir we also join up with other branches of Rock Choir to support national charities such as Comic Relief, Missing People and Refuge with flash mobs…

Brook Street Chapel, Knutsford

Wed 5 Nov

School Room

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 12 Nov

School Room

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 19 Nov

School Room

£25 a month, free taster

…and 21 more dates until 1 Jul 2015

Curzon Knutsford

Mon 3 Nov

Cranford Suite

£25 a month, free taster / 03305 001331

Mon 10 Nov

Cranford Suite

£25 a month, free taster / 03305 001331

Mon 17 Nov

Cranford Suite

£25 a month, free taster / 03305 001331

…and 21 more dates until 29 Jun 2015

Nordic Walking

Nordic Walking is a specific fitness technique that enhances everyday walking with the use of poles. This adds two massive benefits to your walking, the use of poles tones the upper body muscles and abdominals as well as the legs and bottom all while burning 20% more calories than ordinary walking. Nordic walking is great…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

Meet at the East Gate

£55 Booking essential, telephone the education office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £49.50) / 0131 248 2909

Mon 27 Oct

Meet at the East Gate

£55 Booking essential, telephone the education office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £49.50) / 0131 248 2909

Tue 28 Oct

Meet at the East Gate

£55 Booking essential, telephone the education office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £49.50) / 0131 248 2909

…and 179 more dates until 25 Jun 2015

Peebles Wood Market

If you're after a unique piece of wooden furniture or hand crafted timber toy this is the place to get it. As well as wood products direct from the makers there is the chance to try your hand at wood craft and to watch chainsaw artists at work.

Peebles Community Centre

Sun 26 Oct

Free

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Tricks and Treats Family Activities

Hallowe'en fun for little monsters with spooky stories, circus skill workshops, board game sessions and creepy crafts.

The Witham, Barnard Castle

Mon 27 Oct

Family £5 / 01833 631107

Games workshop: Learn to play new and exciting board games under the expert guidance of The Lazy Juggler.

Wed 29 Oct

Family £5 / 01833 631107

Games workshop: Learn to play new and exciting board games under the expert guidance of The Lazy Juggler.

Thu 30 Oct

£6 / 01833 631107

Circus Skills Workshop: Juggle scarves, do a little clowning about and spin plates and Chinese cloths. 10.30am ages 8–10; 1.30pm ages 11–14.

Fri 31 Oct

Free / 01833 631107

Story time: The Witham's resident Storyteller brings to life the tale of four witches.

Upholstery – Beginners

Take an beat-up chair from a tired old frame to spiffy new piece de resistance of your dining room. Create a seat pad, add some fluffy stuff and cover it all with a lovely piece of fabric. Of course it's all more involved than that, but that's why pro crafter Eve Hynd is there to show you the ropes.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Thu 30 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course 11 Sep–20 Nov 2014, with no session on 9 Oct.

Sat 1 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course runs from 14 Sep–15 Nov 2014, with no session on 11 Oct.

Thu 6 Nov

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: this course 11 Sep–20 Nov 2014, with no session on 9 Oct.

…and 4 more dates until 20 Nov

Weight Watchers

Weight management meetings.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Mon 27 Oct

£5.50 / 020 7223 2223

Bedhampton Social Hall, Havant

Thu 30 Oct

Phone for prices / 02392 480654

Thu 6 Nov

Phone for prices / 02392 480654

Thu 13 Nov

Phone for prices / 02392 480654

…and 2 more dates until 27 Nov

The Chequer Mead Arts Centre, East Grinstead

Thu 30 Oct

The Wagg Studio

£10 for the first month / 01342 302000

  • 17:45 – 19:00 Weight Watchers The Chequer Mead Arts Centre, East Grinstead

Thu 6 Nov

The Wagg Studio

£10 for the first month / 01342 302000

  • 17:45 – 19:00 Weight Watchers The Chequer Mead Arts Centre, East Grinstead

Thu 13 Nov

The Wagg Studio

£10 for the first month / 01342 302000

  • 17:45 – 19:00 Weight Watchers The Chequer Mead Arts Centre, East Grinstead
…and 5 more dates until 18 Dec

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112: Mixed Media Art On Canvas: Workshop (Over 16s)

Kasia Kochanska leads a mixed media workshop. Combine different techniques and media to create mixed media on canvas. Suitable for participants over the age of 16.

Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Fri 31 Oct

£94 (£88) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 7 Nov

£94 (£88) / 028 9024 2338

Fri 14 Nov

£94 (£88) / 028 9024 2338

…and 56 more dates until 11 Dec 2015

Adult Dance Classes: Course (Over 16s)

Improve your fitness and posture whilst developing ballet technique in classes taught by freelance dance teacher and choreographer Vicky Brown (BA Hons, AIDTA).

Wycombe Swan, High Wycombe

Wed 5 Nov

£7; £35 Term / 01494 512000

Wed 12 Nov

£7; £35 Term / 01494 512000

Wed 19 Nov

£7; £35 Term / 01494 512000

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