workshops & classes at the riverfront

We are currently reviewing our workshop and class programme and will be introducing a variety of new sessions during the autumn. Please keep an eye out on social media for announcements.

In the meantime, here is what we are currently running:

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Crafty Saturdays

Saturdays, 10am -  4pm

All ages welcome

Join us on Saturdays for some free family arts and crafts activities in our foyer!

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Groundspace

Mondays, 12 - 5.30pm

Age 16+

Groundspace is free studio space for freelancers at The Riverfront.

Groundspace is an initiative set up by Groundwork (formally known as Groundwork Pro) that aims to help break down the financial barrier freelancers can face when accessing studio spaces.

Opening up these spaces is vitally important to supporting freelancers in their creative practice, allowing seeds of ideas to flourish and for dancers to stay connected to their bodies.

What can you use the space for? This space may offer an opportunity to: 

  • Develop your personal practice

  • Exchange skills and ideas with fellow artists

  • Begin or engage in a creative process

  • Have extra space to do that pre-recorded / online dance class 

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Hubble Music & Movement

Tuesday's 10am & 1pm (Session length 1hr)
(Term time only)

Age: 6 weeks - 5 years

This workshop is a fun-filled adventure brought to you by Lucy at Hubble which will explore different themed topics through music, movement and sensory play. Different props are used keeping with the theme to enhance the experience. 

This is a fun and upbeat mixed age/ability pre school workshop suitable for babies from around 6 weeks to children aged 5. Small children may need some help from grown ups to take part in certain activities.

Children will benefit form speech development, motor skills, musicality, confidence, expression and much more!

It’s a lovely welcoming group for both adults and children to make some new friends. We often meet afterwards for a cuppa. 

If you need any further information about this workshop, please contact Lucy at Hubble 07738901938. 

 

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HATCH Youth Theatre

Wednesday's
(Term time only)

Age: 5 - 7yrs, 4.30 - 5.30pm

Age: 8 - 11yrs, 5.45 - 6.45pm

Age: 12 - 16yrs, 7 - 8.30pm

Hatch is a weekly youth theatre group run by Tin Shed Theatre Co, in Partnership with The Riverfront. During the sessions the children and young people will have the opportunity to investigate and explore skills in all elements of creation.

The sessions are focused on collaborative creation and aim to offer each participant the opportunity to curate their own experience. With visiting professional practitioners in a number of creative skill sets, Tin Shed aims to offer a fully rounded youth theatre that seeks to be led and curated by those taking part.

Book for ages 5 - 7yrs

Book for ages 8 - 11yrs

Book for ages 12 - 16yrs

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Potter On Ceramics Club for Adults

Wednesdays during term time from 6pm to 8pm

Age: 14+

"Potter-on" pottery club ....a fun and relaxed evening put to play with some clay! Just come along to see how to make something for home or garden using simple techniques.

There is no structured learning but our tutor and participants share ideas and give tips and guidance on making, drying, kiln firing and glazing.

All materials are provided.

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Over 60s Dance

Thursdays during term time, 12.30pm - 2pm

Age: 60+

This is a fun and friendly session where you learn choreography to music. We focus on improving coordination, body awareness, mobility and stamina in a supportive environment. Pick the music, pick the style, everyone is welcome to join and get dancing!

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Over 60s Seated to Standing Dance

Thursdays during term time, 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Age: 60+

This is an ideal group for those who want to keep active and have fun simultaneously! The class is a combination of exercises and simple routines set to music.  The session is beneficial not just physically but mentally and socially as well!

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Riverfront Junior Dance

Thursdays during term time, 4pm - 5pm

Age: 7 - 11

Riverfront Junior dance is a fun, exciting and energetic session for ages 7-11yrs . The class combines different dance styles including jazz, street, contemporary and creative, building skills for technique and performance.

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Riverfront Youth Dance

Thursdays during term time, 5.30pm - 6.30pm

Age: 11 - 16

Riverfront Youth is the next stepafter the junior class for ages 11-16yrs. The class combines different dance styles including jazz, street and contemporary with creative elements built in. The class aims to build skills in technique and performance as well as building confidence and team work.  

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Capoeira

Fridays, 4.30 - 5.30pm

Age: 6-10

Capoeira is an Afro-Brazilian martial art combining music, movement and acrobatics. It has roots in warriors’ dances brought to Brazil by African slaves and has been shaped in to the form it is known by today by the ethnic melting pot that is Brazil.

It aims to improve flexibility, control of the body in space, develop coordination, awareness of the surrounding, body strength and enhance the self-confidence.

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Quest: Dungeons & Dragons for Beginners

Thursdays, 6 - 8pm

Age: 12-21

Have you always wanted to play Dungeons and Dragons? Well now is your chance!

Gather your friends and embark upon an epic journey through the multiverse of tamriel and far beyond, as together we QUEST!

This fun and friendly session is the perfect introduction for DnD for anyone who likes video and table top games, roleplaying, reenactment and fantasy story telling.

Providing everything you need from player pieces to dice, all you need to bring is your imagination!

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Scratch Club: Beginner Level 1

Saturdays from 21 May

Age 9 - 11: 10am
Age 12 - 15: 11.30am
Age 16+: 1pm

Scratch Club is an eleven week challenge, where each lesson, you must master a new scratch technique to advance to the next level. Culminating in a final performance, where you prove you have the skills to be accepted as a member of Scratch Club. 

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a scratch master? Make it happen! Sign up today. 

A friendly relaxed session where you will learn all of the skills to be a scratch Dj

 

Book now for Age 9 - 11

Book now for Age 12 - 15

Book now for Age 16+