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

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

Line Dancing

Line dancing class.

Arts Centre Washington

Fri 24 Oct

£3 / 0191 219 3455

Fri 31 Oct

£3 / 0191 219 3455

Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Tue 21 Oct

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 15:00 – 16:00 Line Dancing Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Tue 28 Oct

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 15:00 – 16:00 Line Dancing Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield

Tue 4 Nov

Phone for prices / 01246 277 760

  • 15:00 – 16:00 Line Dancing Brampton Manor Country Club, Chesterfield
…and 3 more dates until 25 Nov

Galtres Centre, Easingwold

Wed 22 Oct

Phone for prices / 01347 822472

Wed 29 Oct

Phone for prices / 01347 822472

Wed 5 Nov

Phone for prices / 01347 822472

…and 3 more dates until 26 Nov

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Pilates: Workshop

Fitness session.

Jerwood DanceHouse, Ipswich

Thu 23 Oct

£5 (£4) / 01473 295230

Thu 30 Oct

£5 (£4) / 01473 295230

Thu 6 Nov

£5 (£4) / 01473 295230

…and 5 more dates until 11 Dec

Mill Art And Events Centre, Rayleigh

Mon 20 Oct

£5 per class / 01268 778737

Mon 27 Oct

£5 per class / 01268 778737

Mon 3 Nov

£5 per class / 01268 778737

…and 3 more dates until 24 Nov

The Nettlefold Hall, London SE27

Wed 22 Oct

Phone for prices

Wed 29 Oct

Phone for prices

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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 back to top

Bags of Art

Collect a bag of art activities from the art station, and you and your family can explore the gallery with its help and make your own art. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Sun 16 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Bags of Art Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Gentle Dance: Workshop (Over 55s)

A relaxed dancing workshop for the over 55s, looking at ballroom dancing, Latin and other forms of social dancing. All abilities welcome.

Trinity Centre, Bristol

Mon 20 Oct

£3 donations welcome

Mon 27 Oct

£3 donations welcome

Mon 3 Nov

£3 donations welcome

…and 3 more dates until 24 Nov

Patterned Diwali Lamps: Workshop

Create a clay lamp and decorate it with patterns, taking inspiration from the nature and art collections.

New Walk Museum And Art Gallery, Leicester

Mon 20 Oct

£2.50 for activities / 0116 225 4900

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

Yoga Class

A fun and informative well-being and fitness session.

Arts Centre Washington

Fri 24 Oct

£4.50 / 0191 219 3455

  • 16:15 – 17:15 Yoga Class Arts Centre Washington

Fri 31 Oct

£4.50 / 0191 219 3455

  • 16:15 – 17:15 Yoga Class Arts Centre Washington

The Ivanhoe Centre, Doncaster

Mon 20 Oct

Phone for prices

  • 12:00 – 13:00 Yoga Class The Ivanhoe Centre, Doncaster

Mon 27 Oct

Phone for prices

  • 12:00 – 13:00 Yoga Class The Ivanhoe Centre, Doncaster

Mon 3 Nov

Phone for prices

  • 12:00 – 13:00 Yoga Class The Ivanhoe Centre, Doncaster
…and 3 more dates until 24 Nov

The Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington

Tue 21 Oct

Phone for prices / 01805 624 624

  • 14:30 – 16:00 Yoga Class The Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington

Tue 28 Oct

Phone for prices / 01805 624 624

  • 14:30 – 16:00 Yoga Class The Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington

Tue 4 Nov

Phone for prices / 01805 624 624

  • 14:30 – 16:00 Yoga Class The Plough Arts Centre, Great Torrington
…and 3 more dates until 25 Nov back to top

Carlos Castaneda’s Tensegrity

Learn sequences of movements and breathing techniques based on the practical knowledge of the ancient Mexican shamans.

Hamilton House, Bristol

Thu 23 Oct

£4

Thu 30 Oct

£4

Thu 6 Nov

£4

…and 3 more dates until 27 Nov

Early Years Drama Classes: Pre-School Workshop

Youngsters are introduced to drama through games, activities and creative play.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£2.50 / 0141 423 2299

Fri 31 Oct

£2.50 / 0141 423 2299

Fri 7 Nov

£2.50 / 0141 423 2299

…and 7 more dates until 26 Dec

National Trust: Birmingham Back To Backs

Sat 15 Nov

£30 adv booking essential / 0121 666 7671

Sat 22 Nov

£30 adv booking essential / 0121 666 7671

Sat 6 Dec

£30 adv booking essential / 0121 666 7671

Generation by Night

Early evening talks, demonstrations, hands-on art-making sessions, live music and other creative responses to the Generation art programme.

Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 0131 225 6671

Part of Generation.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, Edinburgh

Thu 13 Nov

Free / 0131 624 6200

An artist's talk from Ross Sinclair and a site-specific DJ set from Loops Haunt. Part of Generation.

Thu 11 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Julie Roberts talks about how institutional constraints on the female body affect her work. Part of Generation.

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Ciara Phillips, Claire Barclay and Kate Davis discuss their work. Part of Generation.

Musical Theatre Performance Class

A chance to train, develop and perform. With vocal technique, acting through song and movement for performance.

London Road Church, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£6 / 0131 661 1149

Sat 1 Nov

£6 / 0131 661 1149

Sat 8 Nov

£6 / 0131 661 1149

…and 25 more dates until 2 May 2015 back to top

RSNO Community Orchestra

Perth Community Orchestra is a new initiative from Scotland’s National Orchestra, the RSNO, in partnership with Horsecross Arts. This is an orchestra geared for those who play anything from grade 1 to grade 4 standard. Whether you played an instrument at school and haven’t picked it up in years, or are a beginner…

Perth Concert Hall

Sun 30 Nov

Norie Miller Studio

£4 (£3) / 01738 621031

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

Beer Making Workshop

Learn to make beer in a hands on class in Brixton.

London Beer Lab, SW9

Sat 25 Oct

£120 / 07948 160953

The Construction Of The Modern Grand Piano: Workshop

A session looking at the instrument and how it produces music.

Royal Academy Of Music, London NW1

Wed 22 Oct

Museum Piano Gallery

Free / 020 7873 7300

Crafty Saturdays: Workshop

A craft session led by the Corsham School's artist in residence, Mazy Bartlett.

The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham

Sat 25 Oct

Phone for prices / 01249 701628

Sat 1 Nov

Phone for prices / 01249 701628

Sat 8 Nov

Phone for prices / 01249 701628

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov 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 23 Oct

£5 (four classes £15) / 0141 334 2788

Thu 30 Oct

£5 (four classes £15) / 0141 334 2788

Thu 6 Nov

£5 (four classes £15) / 0141 334 2788

…and 7 more dates until 25 Dec

English Conversation Classes

Learn how to speak English and engage in an English spoken conversation.

Westminster Reference Library, London WC2H

Mon 20 Oct

Free, adv booking required / 020 7641 1300

Mon 27 Oct

Free, adv booking required / 020 7641 1300

Mon 3 Nov

Free, adv booking required / 020 7641 1300

…and 3 more dates until 24 Nov

Fitsteps Class

An energetic workout based on 12 different styles of dancing including salsa, jive and tango.

The West Faversham Community Centre

Fri 24 Oct

Phone for prices

Fri 31 Oct

Phone for prices

French Classes

Learn how to speak French or brush up on your skills in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.

Otley Courthouse

Mon 20 Oct

Phone for prices / 01943 467466

Thu 23 Oct

Phone for prices / 01943 467466

Mon 27 Oct

Phone for prices / 01943 467466

Thu 30 Oct

Phone for prices / 01943 467466

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.

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