Classes and Courses

Our popular classes and courses are a chance to have fun and try something new, and all proceeds go towards funding our work with young people. Bursary places are available for all classes and courses. For more information, get in touch at

The Playhouse Art Cafe

Saturdays 9 May, 13 June, 11 July and 8 August 2020, 10.30am-12.30pm

Come and spend your Saturday morning in our cafe, chatting, drinking tea and learning enjoyable new drawing techniques with our resident artists. And do treat yourself to a slice of cake too!

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Wednesdays 27 May – 17 June 2020, 6-9pm

Following his popular course here in 2019, James “Lloydie” Lloyd returns with a 4-session course exploring emotion, relationship and context. Perfect for beginners, improvers and teachers.

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Playing Shakespeare

Saturday 13 June 2020, 10.30am-4pm

A special day working with a director and actor to explore and de-mystify Shakespeare’s words, characters and stories.

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Ballroom Dancing

Saturday 13 June 2020, 12-5pm

Led by acclaimed coach Doug Allen, this class is aimed at beginners but all abilities are welcome.

Each session will be dedicated to learning the basics of a different dance:
12-1.30pm Waltz
2-3.30pm Rock and Roll
3.30-5pm Tango

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Public Speaking

Saturday 25 July 2020, 11am-4pm

Using the world of theatre to explore body language, voice and text, this is a great chance to find your voice and explore presentation in a safe and enjoyable environment.

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See individual webpages for age guidance. Find out about courses for Children and Young people here.