Afternoon events, Workshops

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Wokingham Rock Choir

The Wokingham Rock Choir is led by singer/pianist Glen Harvey. The choir will be performing locally again soon so it's a chance for you to join in, sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Glen. Rock Choir members have performed and sung across the country at venues including Wembley Stadium…

St Paul's Parish, Wokingham

Wed 29 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 6 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Wed 13 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 25 more dates until 23 Mar 2016

Magic School

Kids magic workshops led by magician Gary James, who even once managed to make JK Rowling vanish (and then reappear, thankfully). Book in for five days and emerge the other side a fully fledged magician. Choose either a morning or afternoon slot. Booking is essential.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Mon 29 Jun

£90 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh International Magic Festival.

Tue 30 Jun

£90 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh International Magic Festival.

Wed 1 Jul

£90 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh International Magic Festival.

…and 2 more dates until 3 Jul

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School

Where cabaret meets life drawing – the models are burlesque divas, strapping hunks of manhood and circus freaks. Win alcohol and fancy art supply prizes at this antidote to solemn, lifeless classes.

The Bungo Bar & Kitchen, Glasgow

Sun 17 May

Free / 0141 423 0023

Part of Southside Fringe.

French Conversation with Yakety Yak Language Cafe

Improve your French conversation in a small group with an experienced tutor.

The Royal Dick Bar & Bistro, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Apr

£8 / 07826 555134

Wed 6 May

£8 / 07826 555134

Wed 13 May

£8 / 07826 555134

…and 6 more dates until 24 Jun

Exeter Phoenix

Sat 2 May

£41; £19 (£36; £16) / 01392 667080

Sat 30 May

£41; £19 (£36; £16) / 01392 667080

Sat 20 Jun

£41; £19 (£36; £16) / 01392 667080

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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 16 May

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Amplifier Project (Ages 11-25)

Bryan Hall and Matt Shepherd lead a session looking at playing instruments, vocals, songwriting, improvisation and stagecraft.

The Cut, Halesworth

Fri 26 Jun

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

Sat 27 Jun

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

Sun 28 Jun

Phone for prices / 0845 673 2123

…and 173 more dates until 18 Dec

Printed Interiors: Practical Printmaking Workshop

Introduction workshop on lino printing.

Anatomical Museum, Edinburgh

Sat 16 May

£5 includes exclusive tour of the Anatomy Museum

Part of Festival of Museums.

Sakiado: Workshop

Martial arts class.

All Saints Arts Centre, London N20

Sun 3 May

Phone for prices / 020 8445 8388

Sun 10 May

Phone for prices / 020 8445 8388

Sun 17 May

Phone for prices / 020 8445 8388

…and 2 more dates until 31 May

Scotland's Nature Festival

For a week in May, the natural beauty of Scotland is highlighted as communities all over the country hold events that celebrate the plethora of lochs, forests, coastline, valleys and mountains we call home. Ranger-led walks, nature photography workshops and storytelling in the forest are just some of the events on the…

Lanark Moor Sensory Garden

Wed 27 May

Free

Part of Scotland's Nature Festival.

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Zoom Club: Makers

A hands-on animation and photography club for ages 8–12. Booking is essential.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 3 May

£9.50 / 07942 358907

Sun 10 May

£9.50 / 07942 358907

Sun 17 May

£9.50 / 07942 358907

…and 6 more dates until 28 Jun

50/50 Tea Dance: Workshop

Ballroom and sequence social dance.

Longfield Suite, Manchester

Wed 29 Apr

£4.50 inc tea or coffee / 01612 537 227

Deda, Derby

Sat 13 Jun

£84 / 01332 370911

American Line Dance Beginner Daytime Classes Worsley

Beginner class held every Wednesday afternoon. Get fitter and have fun learning American Line Dancing, with qualified 'Step By Step' tuition. We dance to a great mix of music, C&W, Latin. Irish, Swing, Pop, Reggae and lots more. All Welcome.

Beesley Green Community Centre, Manchester

Wed 29 Apr

£4.50 / 0161 790 6124

Wed 6 May

£4.50 / 0161 790 6124

Wed 13 May

£4.50 / 0161 790 6124

…and 31 more dates until 16 Dec

Aqua Aerobics

Fitness session.

Hermitage Leisure Centre, Coalville

Tue 28 Apr

£5 / 01530 811215

  • 14:30 – 15:30 Aqua Aerobics Hermitage Leisure Centre, Coalville
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Art Macabre Presents: Macabre May Day & Bloody Beltane

Celebrate May Day in macabre style! Explore the darker side of May Day traditions and rituals from around Europe with Art Macabre. A life drawing workshop with a deathly, dark difference.

The Book Club, London EC2A

Sat 2 May

£15; £8–£10 adv / 020 7684 8618

Art Maker

Art Cart has had a makeover and is now Art Maker! Drop in to the gallery and make your own masterpiece using materials provided. Go four times and you can earn a badge. Ages 4–12.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Art Maker Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Barnsley North Rock Choir

The Barnsley Rock Choir is led by South Yorkshire based musician Kate Threlfall. You may know about our unique sellout O2 arena event in 2013 and our secret singing flash mobs around country for Comic Relief (just search 'Great British flash mob' on YouTube!), but at Rock Choir we know it's not just about the unique huge…

Mapplewell and Staincross Village Hall, Barnsley

Sat 9 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

St Francis' Church, Doncaster

Sat 13 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Sat 27 Jun

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Bournemouth Rock Choir

The local Bournemouth choir is run by Dorset based musician Jenny Deacon. A local community choir first and foremost, we are also part of the national Rock Choir network, which provides some unequalled performances for choir members. Members of Rock Choir have had the chance to meet and sing in front of many celebrities…

St Andrew's Church, Bournemouth

Tue 28 Apr

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 5 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

Tue 12 May

£25 a month, free taster / 01252 714276

…and 26 more dates until 22 Mar 2016

The Business

Go through all the aspects of publishing with a selection of industry professionals. Figures appearing include Neil Astley, (Publisher Bloodaxe Books), Francis Bickmore (Editor, Canongate Books), Stuart Kelly (Aye Write, Man Booker), Peggy Hughes (Dundee Book Festival) and Nelle Andrews (Agent at Peter, Fraser &…

The Pleasance, Edinburgh

Thu 14 May

Free / 0131 650 4673

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Intermediate IDTA Ballet

Learn beauty and poise.

Butterfly Dance Studios, Goole

Sat 2 May

£4.90 / 01405 780626

Sat 9 May

£4.90 / 01405 780626

Sat 16 May

£4.90 / 01405 780626

…and 29 more dates until 5 Dec

Life Drawing: Workshop

Practice techniques and learn new skills in a life drawing class.

The Chequer Mead Arts Centre, East Grinstead

Mon 18 May

Wagg Studio

Phone for prices / 01342 302000

Mon 22 Jun

Wagg Studio

Phone for prices / 01342 302000

Little Painting Challenge

This special bank holiday weekend is full of family activities exploring art and imagination.

The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester

Sun 3 May

Free / 01612 757450

Marawa The Amazing: Hula Hoop Classes

You don't even need to bring your own hoop for this fun exercise class that works your core and promises a lot of fun at the same time.

Shoreditch Town Hall, London EC1V

Sat 2 May

£11 / 020 7739 6176

Sat 9 May

£11 / 020 7739 6176

Sat 23 May

£11 / 020 7739 6176

…and 5 more dates until 27 Jun

May Day Music & Arts Extravaganza

A mix of music and fun activities for all the family.

Howard Park & Gardens, Letchworth Garden City

Sun 3 May

Free Donations welcome / 01707255183

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