Afternoon events, Workshops

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Chinese Kung Fu & Qigong Demonstration

A demonstration of Kung fu and Qigong from Master Michael Tse and his students, with the option to take part in a workshop after the demonstration.

Ricards Lodge High School, London SW19

Sat 25 Apr

£5 for demonstration, £10 for workshop (Children £3 for demonstration, £5 for workshop) / 020 8224 2306

Please do not contact the venue directly for tickets.

Animation Drop In and Weekly Studio

Drop-in animation workshop for ages 12–18.

Central Library, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar

Free / 0131 242 8100

Thu 2 Apr

Free / 0131 242 8100

Fri 3 Apr

Free / 0131 242 8100

…and 18 more dates until 5 Jun

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 11 Apr

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

Sat 16 May

Clore Education Centre

£15 (£12) / 0131 624 6560

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 1 Apr

£8 / 07826 555134

Wed 8 Apr

£8 / 07826 555134

Wed 15 Apr

£8 / 07826 555134

…and 10 more dates until 24 Jun

Line Dancing For Beginners

Learn the basics of line dancing.

Crystal Leisure Centre, Stourbridge

Tue 31 Mar

£4.50

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Magic Miniature Marvels

Create your own puppet show. Ages under 8 must be accompanied.

Craignish Village Hall, Lochgilphead

Sat 4 Apr

£3–£5 / 01852 500746

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Inch Community Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Apr

£1 / 0131 664 4710

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Apr

£6 (Children £4) / 0131 555 7100

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Patchwork Tote Bag Workshop

Make a simple patchwork tote bag from waste fabric and never pay 5p for a plastic bag again.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

Piano Masterclass: Gordon Back

The renowned pianist gives a masterclass to Guildhall students.

Guildhall School Of Music & Drama, London EC2Y

Thu 2 Apr

Silk Street Music Hall

Free / 020 7628 2571

Tai Chi

Tai Chi Qi Gong is a smooth, gentle exercise co-ordinating calm breathing movements and inner concentration.

Ryhall Village Hall, Stamford

Thu 2 Apr

Phone for prices / 01780 754 621

  • 14:00 – 15:00 Tai Chi Ryhall Village Hall, Stamford

Thu 9 Apr

Phone for prices / 01780 754 621

  • 14:00 – 15:00 Tai Chi Ryhall Village Hall, Stamford

Thu 16 Apr

Phone for prices / 01780 754 621

  • 14:00 – 15:00 Tai Chi Ryhall Village Hall, Stamford
…and 2 more dates until 30 Apr

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 22 Apr

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 29 Apr

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 6 May

£25 a month, free taster

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Zumba: Workshop

Depending on energy levels, zumba yourself silly, until your heart's content, or like there's no tomorrow.

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Thu 2 Apr

Phone for prices / 0300 365 6677

Thu 9 Apr

Phone for prices / 0300 365 6677

Thu 16 Apr

Phone for prices / 0300 365 6677

…and 6 more dates until 28 May

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 5 Apr

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

Sun 3 May

Free / 0131 624 6200

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

The Body Hotel

A monthly workshop for those who want to become more in tune with their bodies, with professional choreographer and dance movement therapist Thania Acarón. Must be able to attend at least four of the six sessions.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

£45 (£40) per session; £250 (£220) for all six / 07787 034072

Bookbinding Class – Japanese Stab Binding

Learn about this simple but pretty bookbinding technique at a taster class suitable for beginners. Booking is essential.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 12 Jul

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

Box Fit: Workshop

High-energy fitness class.

Pudsey Leisure Centre

Tue 31 Mar

Phone for prices

Tue 7 Apr

Phone for prices

Tue 14 Apr

Phone for prices

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Celebrating Life, Death, Legacy And Art

An exploration of art, life and death through a series of displays, talks and workshops, in collaboration with St Christopher's Hospice.

Royal Academy Of Arts, London W1J

Fri 27 Mar

Phone for prices / 020 7300 8000

Ceramics: Smoke Firing: Course

Learn ceramic techniques with tutor Dan Stafford, including coiling, slab building and press moulding, before experiment with masking techniques that create a unique effect when fired.

Camden Arts Centre, London NW3

Wed 22 Apr

£125 (£62.50) / 02074 725500

Creative Workshop Exploring Legacy

Practical workshop led by RA artist educators Becky Jelly and Harry Baxter.

Royal Academy Of Arts, London W1J

Fri 27 Mar

Learning Studio, Burlington House

Free / 020 7300 8000

Dr Bunhead's Secret Science Lab

Hair-raising science experiments (okay, demonstrations) from TV's Dr Bunhead.

Pavilion Theatre, Worthing

Fri 24 Jul

£8.50 / 01903 206206

Sat 25 Jul

£8.50 / 01903 206206

Funky Folk Rhythm Guitar

This workshop will explore right hand techniques and patterns to make your playing more funky and exciting, with a focus on learning and adapting different rhythmic styles to accompany traditional tunes.

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sat 9 May

£22 / 01908 280800

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Introduction to Zazen Meditation

An introduction to the practice of the zen Buddhist breathing meditation, zazen, with teacher Karl Kaliski.

The Hidden Gardens, Glasgow

Sun 29 Mar

Donations welcome / 0845 330 3501

Languages and Culture Open Day: Free Lessons in Arabic, French, Spanish, German, Japanese and More

A day of culture, with food, drinks and live music, plus a selection of free language taster classes.

Inlingua Edinburgh

Peg Loom Weaving

Learn rag rug techniques at this one-day workshop, including fabric preparation, weaving and finishing. There is the option to buy your own loom for £20.

Remade in Edinburgh

Sun 21 Jun

£20 (£15) / 0131 261 5904

The Pop-Up Tea Room

Enjoy learning through creative play at this pop-up arts café. Featuring a menu of song, dance, storytelling and games. Children must be accompanied.

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Thu 2 Apr

£5 per adult or child (younger siblings free) / 020 8543 4888

Dundee Rep

Wed 8 Apr

£4–£7 / 01382 223530

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Inch Community Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 17 Apr

£1 / 0131 664 4710

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

John Gray Centre Museum, Haddington

Wed 15 Apr

£4 / 01620 820690

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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