55+

Nottingham Playhouse is pleased to offer creative courses for those aged 55 or over for Summer 2018. During the Summer Term we have courses in Creative Writing, Dance, Mixed-Media Art and more, all in a relaxed and social setting.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with the Participation Department at Nottingham Playhouse: participation@nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk

All courses run during term time and there are no sessions on Wed 30 May 2018.

Courses at Nottingham Playhouse

All Nottingham Playhouse courses are entry level, no experience necessary – all are welcome.

Readers’ Group

Wednesday 18 April – 27 June 2018
11am – 12.30pm
£65

A chance to explore some of the greatest plays ever written, in a friendly and sociable group. We’ll be looking at key scenes, delving into the lives of the characters and how the writer creates the setting and the plot.

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Dance

Wednesday 18 April – 27 June 2018
11am – 12.30pm
£65

A fun, lively and friendly contemporary dance session for those aged over 55 who want to learn new skills, be creative and keep active. Run by Local Dance Artist and Practitioner Karla Jones.

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Creative Writing

Wednesdays 18 April – 27 June
1.30pm – 3pm
£65

Course Facilitator: Cathy Grindrod, an award-winning Derbyshire writer of poetry, plays and memoir, and an experienced facilitator, specialising in writing for well being.
Each session we will be using a piece of published writing as a stimulus for our own writing in class, and sharing work we create outside the sessions. There will also be opportunity to practise giving and receiving constructive feedback on copies of our work.

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Mixed Media Art

Wednesdays 18 April – 27 June
1.30pm – 3pm
£65

Mixed Media Art is all about freedom, creative expression & experimentation. Developing your knowledge of a variety of inking, stamping, stencilling, collaging and doodling techniques, artist, Sarah Manton will help you to create a truly unique handmade art journal, filled with texture and images, connecting your inner soul with the outer world.

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Bursaries

If you would love to be involved in 55+ but feel that you cannot meet the course fee, we have a small number of bursaries available for each group, where either all or some of the costs are met by the Playhouse.

If you would like to apply for a bursary please contact Rebecca.