Afternoon events, 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 25 Oct

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 1 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 0141 204 2929

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

50/50 Tea Dance With Val: Workshop

An interactive dance session and workshop.

Longfield Suite, Manchester

Wed 29 Oct

£4.50 inc tea/coffee / 0161 253 7227

Baroque Dance Music Workshop

If you've ever fancied stepping out to a bourrée, hitting the floor with a sarabande or really getting your baroque on with a gigue, try this workshop on baroque dance music forms, led by Clare Salaman, Alison McGillivray and Terence Charleston.

Younger Hall, St Andrews

Sat 22 Nov

Free / 01334 462226

Part of CPE Bach Weekend.

Dream Lantern Workshops

Lantern-making workshops during half term and return later to the Birmingham Christmas Lights Switch-on parade to illuminate the route for The REP's float. Workshops are suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0121 236 4455

Tue 28 Oct

£8 / 0121 236 4455

Thu 30 Oct

£8 / 0121 236 4455

Sat 1 Nov

£8 / 0121 236 4455

Flamenco Dance/Percussion Course

New learners of all ages, genders and levels are welcome to come and learn some flamenco moves.

Alba Flamenca, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£6.50–£8 / 07540 335270

Sat 1 Nov

£6.50–£8 / 07540 335270

Sat 8 Nov

£6.50–£8 / 07540 335270

…and 5 more dates until 13 Dec back to top

A Poem in an Hour! Workshop

Finding that elusive starting point is often the hardest part of writing poetry. So many ideas, so little time! Join MLitt students Sandra and Lindsay for a fun, informal poem-making session. Crafty creative exercises will help you come up with the raw ingredients for your own poem in less than an hour.

Bonar Hall, Dundee

Fri 24 Oct

Free but ticketed / 01382 434940

Part of Dundee Literary Festival.

Saturday Life Drawing Class

Artist Graham Flack leads this drawing workshop; learn how others have portrayed the human figure, and then practise drawing from a life model yourself. Materials are supplied; suitable for all levels of experience. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Nov

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 13 Dec

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Scottish Drum Fair

A drummy good afternoon, featuring appearances from Steve White, who has played alongside the likes of Paul Weller and The Style Council, Hungarian drumming sensation Gabor Dornyei and UK drummer Robin Guy. There's also a trade display area with some big names from the world of drums and percussion.

St Mungo's High School, Falkirk

Sun 2 Nov

£10 / 01324 628202

Silver Tai Chi Beginners

The Chinese art of systematic body movement designed to help you reach physical, mental and spiritual harmony. This course will give you a step by step guide to achieving calm, fitness and balance.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Mon 27 Oct

£2.75 / 01642 525199

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

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 01833 631107

Wanda the Witch's Workshop: Join Wanda as she shares some spooky stories. You can also make your own spells and a herbal witch to take home. 10.30am ages 4–7; 12.30pm ages 8–11; 2.30pm ages 4–11.

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.

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Watercolour Art Classes

Informal class in watercolour techniques for beginners to advanced students.

Eric Liddell Centre, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

Mon 3 Nov

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

Mon 10 Nov

£5.50 / 0131 447 4520

…and 5 more dates until 15 Dec

Youth Theatre Sessions: Workshop (Ages 5-7)

An engaging workshop looking at theatre antics including characterisation, costume, sets and more.

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 23 Oct

Phone for prices / 01325 486555

Thu 30 Oct

Phone for prices / 01325 486555

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

Doncaster Dome

Fri 24 Oct

Studio

£5.50 ( £5) / 01302 370777

Fri 31 Oct

Studio

£5.50 ( £5) / 01302 370777

Fri 7 Nov

Studio

£5.50 ( £5) / 01302 370777

…and 3 more dates until 28 Nov

Sovereign Centre, Eastbourne

Fri 24 Oct

Dance Studio

Phone for prices / 0845 2671200

Ceramics: Core Techniques: Course (Over 18s)

Tutor Dan Stafford introduces different ceramic techniques, including slab building, coiling, press moulding, surface decoration and glazing.

Camden Arts Centre, London NW3

Thu 30 Oct

£220 (£110) / 02074 725500

Thu 6 Nov

£220 (£110) / 02074 725500

Thu 13 Nov

£220 (£110) / 02074 725500

…and 3 more dates until 4 Dec back to top

Dance with Babies

Have fun with your newborn and meet new people at this dancing workshop for parents and babies. Learn the basic steps of salsa, cha-cha, boogie, belly, bachata, classical ballet and swing dance styles. No dance experience is necessary. Bring any baby carrier/sling and a bottle of water.

Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church, Glasgow

Thu 30 Oct

£5 (four classes £15) / 0141 334 2788

Thu 6 Nov

£5 (four classes £15) / 0141 334 2788

Thu 13 Nov

£5 (four classes £15) / 0141 334 2788

…and 6 more dates until 25 Dec

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Burlesque art class with a relaxed atmosphere, music, drinks and interesting models.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 9 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

Exotic Moves For The Over 50s

Move your body with this blend of South Asian Dance and yoga. If you've never danced before, this is a great way to have fun, meet new people and improve your fitness. These classes are for everyone above 50.

St Ann's Public Library, London N15

Thu 30 Oct

£1 (£0.50) / 020 8489 8775

Introduction to Dressmaking

If you've always wanted to make your own dresses, this course gives you the chance to learn the necessary sewing techniques (including those tricky zips and sleeves) and know-how in adapting patterns to make your very own couture masterpiece. With instructor Hazel Lethaby.

Edinburgh Contemporary Crafts Centre

Sat 25 Oct

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs Saturdats, 6 Sep–8 Nov, 2014.

Sat 1 Nov

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs Saturdats, 6 Sep–8 Nov, 2014.

Sat 8 Nov

£200 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

Please note: This course runs Saturdats, 6 Sep–8 Nov, 2014.

Energise, York

Fri 24 Oct

Studio 1

Phone for prices / 01904 552424

Fri 31 Oct

Studio 1

Phone for prices / 01904 552424

Fri 7 Nov

Studio 1

Phone for prices / 01904 552424

…and 3 more dates until 28 Nov back to top

Kick Boxing

Kick boxing.

Pucklechurch Village Hall, Bristol

Mon 27 Oct

Phone for prices / 0117 922 2000

  • 16:30 – 17:30 Kick Boxing Pucklechurch Village Hall, Bristol

Mon 3 Nov

Phone for prices / 0117 922 2000

  • 16:30 – 17:30 Kick Boxing Pucklechurch Village Hall, Bristol

Mon 10 Nov

Phone for prices / 0117 922 2000

  • 16:30 – 17:30 Kick Boxing Pucklechurch Village Hall, Bristol
…and 2 more dates until 24 Nov

Core Arts, London E9

Tue 28 Oct

Hall

Phone for prices / 020 8533 3500

Tue 4 Nov

Hall

Phone for prices / 020 8533 3500

Tue 11 Nov

Hall

Phone for prices / 020 8533 3500

…and 5 more dates until 16 Dec

Life Drawing Workshops with Dilip Sur

Acclaimed Indian artist Dilip Sur returns to the Arts & Humanities Festival for a second year, offering a series of free life drawing workshops. The sessions will take place in the Anatomy Museum.

King's College, London WC2R

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 020 7836 5454

Little Wrigglers: Dance Perform And Play: Workshop (Ages 2-4)

A fun, creative mix of dance, music & mime, guaranteed to inspire your child to move and groove to music. Each week is a new and exciting adventure for your child from tending animals at the zoo to travelling to outer-space on a special, secret mission.

Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington

Mon 27 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 8977 7558

Mon 3 Nov

Phone for prices / 020 8977 7558

Mon 10 Nov

Phone for prices / 020 8977 7558

…and 2 more dates until 24 Nov

Mini French Music

Sing, play and story sessions with toys and games to teach French to wee ones aged 0–4..

Marchmont St Giles' Church, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£35 / 0131 447 4359

Please note: This course runs 23 Oct – 27 Nov.

Wed 5 Nov

£35 / 0131 447 4359

Please note: This course runs 23 Oct – 27 Nov.

Wed 12 Nov

£35 / 0131 447 4359

Please note: This course runs 23 Oct – 27 Nov.

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