Before 5pm, Workshops

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The Generator

An art lab for kids aged 4+. Feel free to explore and imagine the art of the future.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Thu 31 Jul

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30

Fri 1 Aug

Clore Education Centre

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:30
…and 16 more dates until 17 Aug

Summer at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

There's a whole summer of family-friendly activities at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Thu 31 Jul

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Fri 1 Aug

Included in admission / 0131 524 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30
…and 30 more dates until 31 Aug

Create Your Own Comic

Hosted by Canongate Create your very own comic strip in this unique, fun art class, led by Creative Director of Graphic Scotland, Ariadne Cass-Maran. With live models and inspiring stories, Ariadne will help bring your characters to life and enlighten you on the techniques required to create your very own comic strip.

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

The Odditorium

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

AquaFit

A low-impact cardio and resistance workout.

Prestatyn Nova Centre

Fri 1 Aug

£3.50; £1.75 Silver Gym Membership holders / 01745 888 021

  • 09:00

Mon 4 Aug

£3.50; £1.75 Silver Gym Membership holders / 01745 888 021

  • 09:00

Fri 8 Aug

£3.50; £1.75 Silver Gym Membership holders / 01745 888 021

  • 09:00
…and 6 more dates until 29 Aug

Pyramids Centre, Portsmouth

Thu 31 Jul

£5 / 023 9279 9977

  • 09:00 – 09:45

Tue 5 Aug

£5 phone for Christmas and New Year times / 023 9279 9977

  • 09:00 – 09:45

Thu 7 Aug

£5 / 023 9279 9977

  • 09:00 – 09:45
…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Winsford Lifestyle Centre

Thu 31 Jul

Phone for prices

  • 09:00 – 09:45

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Hawaiian Shirt Masterclass

At last, a chance to make your own Hawaiian shirt. This is a one-day course, given on consecutive days.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

£65 / 0131 661 1924

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Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Workshop

Hosted by Antique Beat and A Curious Invitation Dabble in dissection and preservation as you learn the process behind basic taxidermy from skinning and preserving to mounting and positioning the animal. Discover the curious art of anthropomorphism, the attribution of human characteristics to animals, plants or…

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Aug

Parlour

£60

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Go Wild in Summer

Outdoors fun, including den-making, ranger walks and photography, plus trips on the Farm Explorer.

National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride

Wed 30 Jul

Included in admission / 0300 123 6789

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Thu 31 Jul

Included in admission / 0300 123 6789

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 1 Aug

Included in admission / 0300 123 6789

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 12 Aug

Bonjour les Petits

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

Merry-Go-Round, Glasgow

Tue 5 Aug

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 13:30 – 14:00

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 13:30 – 14:00

Tue 19 Aug

Free / 0141 423 2299

  • 13:30 – 14:00
…and 19 more dates until 30 Dec

Free Weaving Taster Sessions

Free drop in weaving sessions this summer from 3.30pm-5pm on Wednesdays throughout August. All materials are provided and all ages and skill levels are welcome!

Handweavers Studio And Gallery, London N7

Wed 30 Jul

Free / 020 7272 1891

  • 15:30 – 17:00

Wed 6 Aug

Free / 020 7272 1891

  • 15:30 – 17:00

Wed 13 Aug

Free / 020 7272 1891

  • 15:30 – 17:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Rising Sun Arts Centre, Reading

Sat 2 Aug

£5 / 0118 986 6788

  • 11:30 – 12:30

Sat 9 Aug

£5 / 0118 986 6788

  • 11:30 – 12:30

Sat 16 Aug

£5 / 0118 986 6788

  • 11:30 – 12:30
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Learn to Sew with Sew Confident

Sew Confident set you up on a sewing machine before showing you the basics and taking you through creating a tote bag, bunting, make-up bag, and a piped cushion cover. Lunch included. Booking is essential.

Cushion & Cake, Glasgow

Sun 3 Aug

£155 / 0141 637 1490

Please note: This course runs 3–17 Aug 2014.

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Sun 10 Aug

£155 / 0141 637 1490

Please note: This course runs 3–17 Aug 2014.

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Sun 17 Aug

£155 / 0141 637 1490

Please note: This course runs 3–17 Aug 2014.

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Queen's Hotel, Dundee

Sun 3 Aug

£155 for three weeks / 0141 637 1490

Please note: This course runs 3–17 Aug 2014.

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Sun 10 Aug

£155 for three weeks / 0141 637 1490

Please note: This course runs 3–17 Aug 2014.

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Sun 17 Aug

£155 for three weeks / 0141 637 1490

Please note: This course runs 3–17 Aug 2014.

  • 10:00 – 15:30

Lindy Hop Classes

A drop-in class for beginners held by Swing Dance London. No partners required.

Jubilee Hall Sports Centre, London WC2E

Wed 30 Jul

£8 / 44203 2875164

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 6 Aug

£8 / 44203 2875164

  • 12:00 – 18:00

Wed 13 Aug

£8 / 44203 2875164

  • 12:00 – 18:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Maidstone Rock Choir

The Maidstone Rock Choir is led by local musician Katie Hockley. It's our privilege to take a minute to tell you about our mysterious choir flash mobs around the country for Comic Relief, our sell-out performances at venues like the O2 or our hit ITV documentary, but at Rock Choir we know it's not just about the unique…

Maidstone Baptist Church

Thu 18 Sep

Small Hall

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 25 Sep

Small Hall

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 2 Oct

Small Hall

£25 a month, free taster

…and 27 more dates until 2 Jul 2015

Art Classes

Art class designed to provide students with the skills needed to achieve their creative goals. Beginners are taught the formal elements of drawing and painting with tuition given in the technical skills of the main forms of media, from oils, acrylics, pastels, and watercolour to gouache, charcoal and collage. Students are…

Belmont Tower, Belfast

Thu 31 Jul

Phone for prices / 028 9065 3338

  • 10:00 – 13:00

The Slade Centre, Gillingham

Wed 30 Jul

Phone for prices / 01747 821480

  • 10:00 – 12:30

Wed 6 Aug

Phone for prices / 01747 821480

  • 10:00 – 12:30

Wed 13 Aug

Phone for prices / 01747 821480

  • 10:00 – 12:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

DanceCity, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 1 Aug

£5 (£4) / 0191 261 0505

  • 12:00 – 12:45

Mon 4 Aug

£5 (£4) / 0191 261 0505

  • 12:15 – 13:00

Fri 8 Aug

£5 (£4) / 0191 261 0505

  • 12:00 – 12:45
…and 14 more dates until 26 Sep

Islington Arts Factory, London N7

Fri 1 Aug

£6 / 020 7607 0561

  • 10:15 – 11:15

Fri 8 Aug

£6 / 020 7607 0561

  • 10:15 – 11:15

Fri 15 Aug

£6 / 020 7607 0561

  • 10:15 – 11:15
…and 6 more dates until 26 Sep

Rhodes Arts Complex And Bishop's Stortford Museum

Sat 2 Aug

Phone for prices / 01279 651746

  • 09:30

Sat 9 Aug

Phone for prices / 01279 651746

  • 09:30

Sat 16 Aug

Phone for prices / 01279 651746

  • 09:30
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Boxercise

Fitness session.

Brandon Leisure Centre

Wed 30 Jul

£5.90 (£3.90–£4.90) / 01842 813748

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Wed 6 Aug

£5.90 (£3.90–£4.90) / 01842 813748

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Wed 13 Aug

£5.90 (£3.90–£4.90) / 01842 813748

  • 09:30 – 10:30
…and 6 more dates until 24 Sep

Coram's Fields, London WC1N

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 020 7837 6138

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Mon 11 Aug

Free / 020 7837 6138

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Mon 18 Aug

Free / 020 7837 6138

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 29 Sep

Middleton Arena, Manchester

Sat 2 Aug

£5.10 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 09:15 – 10:00

Sat 9 Aug

£5.10 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 09:15 – 10:00

Sat 16 Aug

£5.10 per session, adv booking essential / 0844 855 4020

  • 09:15 – 10:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Sep

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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 2 Aug

£10 / 0131 228 3252

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sat 9 Aug

£10 / 0131 228 3252

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Sat 16 Aug

£10 / 0131 228 3252

  • 17:00 – 18:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Sep

Crochet Basics

Learn how the master the basics of crochet.

Straight Curves HQ, Chesterfield

Tue 29 Jul

£77 5 week course / 07976 845 662

  • 10:30 – 00:30

Wed 30 Jul

£77 5 week course / 07976 845 662

  • 10:30 – 00:30

Thu 31 Jul

£77 5 week course / 07976 845 662

  • 10:30 – 00:30
…and 25 more dates until 25 Aug

Dame Fanny Waterman Masterclass

A masterclass for budding pianists with Dame Fanny Waterman.

Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford

Sat 2 Aug

£7 / 01865 305305

  • 12:00

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

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

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 10 Aug

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 14 Sep

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00

Sun 12 Oct

£7 (£5) / 0141 222 2254

  • 13:00 – 15:00
…and 2 more dates until 14 Dec back to top

Hands on History

Get your mitts on some real and replica objects from history – and learn who would drink from a cup made from horn, or how often people in the olden days took baths.

Palace of Holyroodhouse, Edinburgh

Tue 5 Aug

included in admission price / 0131 556 5100

  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Tue 12 Aug

included in admission price / 0131 556 5100

  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Tue 19 Aug

included in admission price / 0131 556 5100

  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Tue 26 Aug

included in admission price / 0131 556 5100

  • 11:00 – 12:00
  • 15:00 – 16:00

Libby Bower Card Making Workshop

The costume designer shows how to create multimedia costume and animal collage cards using inks, feathers, fabrics, wax, watch-parts and other found objects.

Bluecoat Display Centre, Liverpool

Sun 31 Aug

£45 inc materials and refreshments (£39; £39) / 0151 709 4014

  • 11:00 – 16:00

Niel Immelman Masterclass

A masterclass for experienced musicians with Niel Immelman.

Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford

Sun 3 Aug

£7 / 01865 305305

  • 14:15

Pilates

A relaxing pilates class.

Bury St. Edmunds Leisure Centre

Wed 30 Jul

Studio 3

Phone for prices / 01284 753 496

  • 10:00 – 11:00

The Cause, Chippenham

Wed 30 Jul

Phone for prices / 01249 446893

  • 10:30

Wed 6 Aug

Phone for prices / 01249 446893

  • 10:30

Wed 13 Aug

Phone for prices / 01249 446893

  • 10:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Compton Acres Gardens, Poole

Tue 5 Aug

£8 / 01202 700778

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Tue 12 Aug

£8 / 01202 700778

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Tue 19 Aug

£8 / 01202 700778

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Tue 26 Aug

£8 / 01202 700778

  • 09:30 – 10:30

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…and at 7 other places

Professional Class With Joss Arnott: Course

Joss Arnott leads the energetic dance class featuring professional tutoring and moves.

Greenwich Dance Agency, The Borough Hall, London SE10

Mon 18 Aug

£4.20 per class / 020 8293 9741

  • 10:30 – 12:00
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