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Classes and lessons

babyballet

babyballet is a fun, award-winning pre-school dance concept for ages 6 months to 6 years. With schools right across the UK, babyballet allow babies, toddlers and young children to enjoy the physical and social benefits of ballet, song, and dance in a safe, caring, positive and informal environment.

With a real focus on learning through play, the unique babyballet syllabus offers four key stages of ballet classes where every child can build their confidence, social skills and much more.

Give your child the chance to dance at babyballet where there’s always a warm and friendly welcome - come and join the fun. We would love to see you!

To find out more and book, please click hereYou can book a three-week trial for £15 anytime during term!

Ukulele

Beginners 9.45-10.30am A new starters class for over 16s and adults where you will learn how to play chords, accompany songs, tune up and play in a small group. 
Intermediate 10.45-11.30am For those who have continued from the previous beginners class and players who can follow a chord chart and play some simple melodies.
Improvers 11.45-12.30pm A class for players who wish to extend their skills considerably. Covers more advanced techniques and styles.

£8.50 per session

With experienced teacher and performer, Mark Orchin. Places are limited and you will need your own instrument. For further details and advice please email the tutor here.

Acoustic Guitar

Saturdays 12.45pm-1.30pm Mark offers acoustic guitar classes for those who have already started to learn the instrument (over 16s) and can play the basic chords and tune-up. In the classes, you will be able to develop your strumming and picking techniques, learn to read tablature, follow chord charts. and a music score. A variety of styles are covered from folk, pop, blues, and some jazz. 

£8.50 per session

Places are limited and you will need your own instrument. For further details and advice please email the tutor Mark Orchin here.

Life Drawing

Wednesdays 10am - 12noon 

Artist Rachel Cowell offers Life Drawing sessions focused on learning and experimenting with new materials and gaining more skills for people regardless of ability or previous experience. Suitable 16+. Please bring your own materials. 

Dingbats Comedy Improv

Learn to improvise, gain confidence in performance, and have a laugh in this friendly and supportive workshop. The workshops consist of playful exercises and games which will develop your teamwork and listening skills. You'll be able to collaboratively create sketches, scenes, characters, and stories as a group. 

These are drop-in workshops. This means you’re not required to block book or sign up for a course.

Most of the workshops will be led by Ed Pithie who has been teaching improv for over 9 years. This class is open to anyone over 18, no experience necessary.

‚ÄčIf you want to find out more, don't hesitate to email dingbatsimprov@gmail.com

Tickets must be booked in advance on dingbats website here