CLASSES & COURSES FOR ADULTS

A wide range of classes and courses on offer for adults from acting classes, tap dancing classes, art classes and more in Chorlton, South Manchester.

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WEEKLY CLASSES & COURSES

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EXPRESSIVE TOO

With Eleanor Sampson

Monday 1pm – 3pm

Our new theatre company for adults with learning disabilities

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Conquer your Sewing Machine

With Ministry of Craft

Monday 30th March 6.30pm – 9pm

Has your sewing machine got the better of you? Or do you want to take up sewing? Whether you have no idea where to start or need a helping hand with sewing techniques or machine functions, this course is for you!

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Introduction to Sewing

With Ministry of Craft

Monday evenings 6.30pm – 9pm

20th April – 4th May

If you have never used a sewing machine before (or if you haven’t used one for a while), then this is the course for you!

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TAP DANCING

With Genevieve Estevez-Baker

Monday evenings 7.15pm – 8.45pm

Whether you learned as a child or more recently, come and give this fantastic art-form a go.

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MOVIE MOVES

With Genvieve Estevez-Baker

Tuesday evenings: 7pm – 8.30 pm

MOVIE MOVES will teach the basics of a number of different genres, including the steps you’ve seen in Dirty Dancing, Grease, Chicago, Strictly Ballroom, Rocky Horror Picture Show and many more.

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THE SING

With Simon Waters

Drop in sessions. Tuesday evenings: 7.30pm – 9.30 pm.

Want to sing great songs in good company? Come and have fun, learn new songs, enjoy singing old ones, meet new people, improve your heart, lungs and emotional well-being!

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UKUELE CLUB

With Phil Ratcliffe

Wednesday evenings

Beginners: 6.15pm – 7.15pm | Intermediate: 7.20pm – 8.20pm | Advanced: 8.30pm – 9.30pm

Whether you’ve been uke-ing out in your bedroom and have a good knowledge of the instrument, are just starting out, or are somewhere in between, we have the class that will be just right for you.

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CHORLTON ALTERNATIVE ARTS

Wednesday evenings: 7.30pm – 9.30pm.

A peer-led, weekly drop-in drawing group, specialising in life drawing, with occasional theatrical or performance drawing. All levels of ability are welcome.

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LIFE (AND ART) IN CHORLTON

Thursday mornings. 10am – 12.30pm

A not-for-profit, cooperatively organised, untutored life drawing group. Friendly and fun!

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EXPRESSIVE EDGE

With Nikki Mailer

Thursday 10.30am – 12.30pm

Our long-running Theatre group for adults with learning disabilities.

PLEASE NOTE EXPRESSIVE EDGE IS SO POPULAR THAT IT IS NOW FULL

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STEPPING OUT

With Susan Swanton

Thursday 1.30pm – 3.30pm

A dance and movement company for adults with learning disabilities.

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THE READING ROOMS

with Mariana Casale

WHEN: Alternate Wednesdays

STARTS: Wednesday 25th September | 7pm – 8.30pm

A space for readers to share a personal and in-depth experience of text while benefitting from sharing reactions and perspectives with the group. Readers are encouraged to read mindfully, observing their reactions and reflecting on the various emotions, ideas, memories that each story triggers.

Booking is essential as spaces are limited