On Chesil Beach (15)

Dates: June 22nd - June 28th
  A lovestruck young couple swap vows in 1960’s Britain, but run into relationship problems as soon as the honeymoon begins. Britain, 1962. Florence Ponting (Saoirse Ronan) and Edward Mayhew (Billy Howle) are university graduates who come from different ends of the social spectrum, but are deeply in love with one another. Florence is a talented classical musician from a wealthy family with grand ambitions, while Edward too is a brilliant student with a first-class degree, albeit from a more modest background. Like so many couples of their era, the pair decide to marry young and their wedding is planned.…
  Madama Butterfly is a classic love story that never fails to move, a tragic romance that sweeps you along in the intensity of its action. When an innocent young Geisha meets an American naval officer she falls instantly and deeply in love. Giving up her family and her faith, she risks all in marriage to the dashing Lieutenant Pinkerton. But her fragile happiness cannot last. Soon love turns to abandonment and betrayal, and Butterfly is forced to make one final, agonising sacrifice. Bursting with exotic colour and memorable melodies, Puccini’s seductive score conceals a dramatic blade that cuts to…
  Thursdays 4:00pm-5:00pm  Summer term from 19th April- 19th July  (No sessions:  17th May and 31st May) 5-7yrs   Dramatic fun for budding thespians aged 5-7 years, create fantastic worlds, tell wonderful stories and portray a variety of wacky characters. These theatrical sessions will encourage young people to build their confidence whilst having lots of creative fun. These sessions are led by Sophie Jo Lusted from Monkeys in Motion.  

Make Your Mark (Summer Term ’18)

Dates: June 21st 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
  Thursdays    10.30am -12.30pm           Summer term from 19th April- 19th July    (No lessons: 31st May) Weekly Rate: £5 Adults of all ages      A fantastic opportunity to unleash your creative talents in an inspiring and relaxed environment. Suitable for those with or without previous experience. Tutoring is offered in a variety of creative mediums.
  Wednesdays    10:30am – 11:15am Summer term from 18th April – 18th July    (No session: 30th May) 2-4yrs Toe-tapping fun for toddlers and their grown-ups! This fun class encourages development and confidence in the early years, with plenty of play and imaginative movement. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance!
    In a brand new show, adventurer-explorer Benedict Allen tells the whole unvarnished truth of his most recent adventure – a solo expedition to Papua New Guinea, during which he filmed his journey to visit a community he had befriended thirty years earlier – when he hit the headlines after failing to turn up for a flight to Hong Kong, prompting his friends and family, and eventually the world media, to become concerned for his wellbeing. Benedict will recall the highs and lows of this awe-inspiring trip, tell exhilarating tales from his life as an explorer and show never-before-seen…
  DESTROYING THE MYTHS ABOUT VULTURES Vultures have a bad press! They are thought of as Ugly, Dirty and Smelly. Nothing could be further from the truth and sadly right now they have been listed by IUCN as one of the most endangered groups of birds in the world. They are actually crucial to the environments that they inhabit. Come and meet some vultures, learn how amazing and important they are and what is happening to them in the wild. Jemima Parry-Jones MBE is Director of the International Centre for Birds of Prey and is one of the world’s leading…

Junior Theatre (Summer Term ’18)

Dates: June 18th 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  Mondays 4.00pm – 5.00pm Summer term from 16th April - 16th July  (No lessons: 7th May and 28th May) 7-12yrs A junior group for all budding young thespians and enthusiastic performers! Learn the basics of stage geography and vocal techniques by creating emotions and believable characters on stage. These fun and creative sessions are perfect for improving drama skills, confidence and creativity. These sessions are led by Amelia Arnold, an experienced tutor. This workshop is extremely popular so please book in advance!
  CHANCE TO DANCE Mondays     2.00pm – 3.30pm       Summer term from 16th April – 16th July    (No lessons: 7th May and 28th May) 50yrs+ An advanced dance class for those seeking a more expressive and energetic dance session.   To book for the whole SUMMER TERM please call the box office on 01684 892277     

Chance to Dance AM (Summer Term ’18)

Dates: June 18th 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
  CHANCE TO DANCE Mondays    11.30am – 12.30pm Summer term from 16th April – 16th July     (No lessons:  7th May and 28th May)       50yrs+       A wonderful opportunity to take part in a gentle exercise workshop. This session teaches basic dance routines using simple movements. To book your place on this workshop for the whole of SUMMER TERM please call the box office on 01684 892277