Before 5pm, Workshops

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Fresh Pasta Masterclass with Giovanni Rana and Antonella Rana

Go into the kitchens of the Giovanni Rana kitchen, and learn how to make fresh pasta like nobody's business from Rana himself.

Giovanni Rana Ristorante, London NW1

Wed 17 Sep

£25 (includes glass of Prosecco and two-course lunch) / 02070969878

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

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 18:00

Sun 26 Oct

Free / 0131 317 7314

Part of Homecoming Scotland.

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Bey Dance Workshop

B Dance Calling all closet Single Ladies, air punchers and sassy ring finger dancing booty-shakers! Prepare to be the obnoxious person outshining everyone else on the dance floor with all the steps to Beyonce's iconic dances. Aimed at the never-danced-before groover to the jazz ballet aficionado! Fun, inspiring and a…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Nightclub

£8 (£7) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Nightclub

£8 (£7) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Nightclub

£8 (£7) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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.

Bishopbriggs Guide Hall

Fri 22 Aug

£5 (four classes £15)

  • 11:00 – 11:40

Sat 23 Aug

£5 (four classes £15)

  • 11:00 – 11:40

Sun 24 Aug

£5 (four classes £15)

  • 11:00 – 11:40
…and 129 more dates until 31 Dec

Kelvinside Hillhead Parish Church, Glasgow

Thu 28 Aug

£5 (four classes £15) / 0141 334 2788

  • 13:30 – 14:10

Thu 4 Sep

£5 (four classes £15) / 0141 334 2788

  • 13:30 – 14:10

Thu 11 Sep

£5 (four classes £15) / 0141 334 2788

  • 13:30 – 14:10
…and 15 more dates until 25 Dec

Cocktail Masterclass

Join an expert bar tender and learn to make your own cocktail as you are taken through the art of mixology and shown what goes into making a cocktail special. Ticket price includes cocktail on arrival. Booking is essential.

Cav, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

£10 / 0131 228 3252

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sat 30 Aug

£10 / 0131 228 3252

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sat 6 Sep

£10 / 0131 228 3252

  • 17:00 – 18:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep back to top

Dorchester Rock Choir

Your local Dorchester/Weymouth choir is run by singer/pianist Stacey Hobday. Our choir is made up of many locals who never thought they could sing or hadn't found the right outlet for their secret singing in the car or shower. I don't think any of us expected to make the huge number of great friends we have along the way…

United Church, Dorchester

Thu 18 Sep

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 25 Sep

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 2 Oct

£25 a month, free taster

…and 27 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

Early Years Drama: 5–8 year Old Workshop

Youngsters are introduced to drama through games, activities and creative play. Ages 5–8.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Fri 22 Aug

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Fri 29 Aug

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Fri 5 Sep

Children £2.50 / 0141 423 2299

  • 16:00 – 17:00
…and 16 more dates until 26 Dec

Halifax Rock Choir

The Halifax Rock Choir in Sowerby Bridge is led by West Yorkshire based musician Elliot Sutcliffe. The local men and women who have joined the choir who live in Sowerby Bridge, Halifax and further afield in West Yorkshire often have never sung before or had any vocal tuition. Once you join the choir you will find you…

St Paul's Methodist Church, Sowerby Bridge

Tue 16 Sep

Upper Ground Floor Worship Area

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 23 Sep

Upper Ground Floor Worship Area

£25 a month, free taster

Tue 30 Sep

Upper Ground Floor Worship Area

£25 a month, free taster

…and 27 more dates until 30 Jun 2015

Hats and Fascinators

Bring an old hat back to live or make a brand new fascinator using straw, beads, ribbon and more. Bring along an old hat to work with.

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Sat 23 Aug

£40 (£37) / 01506 777666

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Lansdown Hall & Gallery, Stroud

Fri 22 Aug

£7; £6 adv

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Fri 29 Aug

£7; £6 adv

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Fri 5 Sep

£7; £6 adv

  • 10:00 – 11:00
…and 3 more dates until 26 Sep

Prema, Dursley

Mon 25 Aug

£6 per session / 01453 860703

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Tue 26 Aug

£6 per session / 01453 860703

  • 10:00 – 11:00
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Snowball Patchwork Workshop

Kaffe Fassett and Brandon Mably lead this workshop which encourages the creation of fantastic patchwork quilts. Come along if you're a beginner who can sew a seam and use rotary cutters or if you're a more confident quiltmaker as well. Booking is essential.

Aberdeen Art Gallery

Sun 31 Aug

£100 / 01224 523700

  • 10:30 – 16:30

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

Sat 20 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sat 27 Sep

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Sat 4 Oct

£210 for ten weeks / 0131 225 5248

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

  • 10:30 – 13:00
…and 5 more dates until 15 Nov

Aberdeen Rock Choir

The local Aberdeen choir is run by Aberdeenshire based musician Chris Mutch. 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…

Bon Accord Golf Club, Aberdeen

Wed 17 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

Wed 24 Sep

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

Wed 1 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 01224 633434

…and 27 more dates until 24 Jun 2015

Bonjour les Petits

Little ones can learn French in a fun and interesting way. Ages 2–5.

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Tue 26 Aug

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 13:30 – 14:00

Tue 2 Sep

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 13:30 – 14:00

Tue 9 Sep

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 13:30 – 14:00
…and 16 more dates until 30 Dec

The Cut, Halesworth

Tue 26 Aug

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 10:30 – 11:30

Tue 2 Sep

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 10:30 – 11:30

Tue 9 Sep

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

  • 10:30 – 11:30
…and 2 more dates until 23 Sep back to top

Creating Children's Books: Course

Learn the essentials of creating an appealing children's book for the contemporary market. This beginner-to-intermediate course will help develop your written ideas or illustrations, teach you the fundamentals of children's publishing and show you how to create a book dummy or prepare a manuscript ready to show a publisher.

Landmark Arts Centre, Teddington

Fri 26 Sep

£199 / 020 8977 7558

  • 09:45 – 12:15

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

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

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 14 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 12 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 9 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 14 Dec

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Hands-On Willow Weaving Session: Workshop

Mandy will lead this hands-on session which will teach you how to make flat, square mats using willow and wood lath. Very suitable for both adults and children. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ruthin Craft Centre, The Centre For The Applied Arts

Sun 24 Aug

Phone for prices / 01824 704774

  • 11:00 – 15:00

Insanity: Workshop

Burn up to 600 calories in 30 minutes with a mix of cardio, strength and plyometric drills.

Studio B, London SW2

Sat 23 Aug

£8 / 020 86712402

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Sat 30 Aug

£8 / 020 86712402

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Sat 6 Sep

£8 / 020 86712402

  • 09:30 – 10:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Ramsbottom Civic Hall, Bury

Tue 26 Aug

£4.50 / 01706 822988

  • 12:30 – 15:00

Sands Centre, Carlisle

Thu 28 Aug

Phone for prices / 01228 633766

  • 13:30 – 14:30

Studley Village Hall

Fri 22 Aug

Phone for prices

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Fri 29 Aug

Phone for prices

  • 11:00 – 13:00
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Manic Stage Productions: One Direction Dance Day

A One Direction day with dance routines to your favourite chart toppers. Cheer leading chants, sings a longs, confidence catwalk and crafts, games and performance.

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Fri 22 Aug

Children £20 / 023 9282 4355

  • 10:00 – 15:00

Marple/Tameside Rock Choir

The Stockport Rock Choir is led by choir leader Phil Reynolds. The Stockport branch is part of the unique national singing family that is Rock Choir. Whilst retaining our focus on Stockport community causes and events, the local branches of Rock Choir led by Phil come together in regional and even national groups for…

St Mary's Parish Church, Stockport

Wed 17 Sep

Church Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 0161 427 2408

Wed 24 Sep

Church Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 0161 427 2408

Wed 1 Oct

Church Hall

£25 a month, free taster / 0161 427 2408

…and 27 more dates until 1 Jul 2015

Minecraft Activity Day

Come and join us for a fun-filled day of Minecraft activities with posters and stickers to be given away.

Waterstones, Ipswich

Sat 23 Aug

Free / 01473 289044

  • 11:00 – 14:00

Mobile Neon Workshops: Edinburgh 2014

Neon Workshops Learn everything from transcribing ideas into neon drawings to filling glass forms with gas! At the end of the day each participant takes home a neon they’ve designed and helped make or directed the making of. Transformer/neon power supply not included. Please check the website for further details…

Edinburgh College of Art

Fri 22 Aug

Glass Department

£285 / 01924 200069

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Foredown Tower, Portslade, Brighton

Tue 16 Sep

£225 (£10) / 01273 292092

  • 13:00 – 15:00
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