Arts Centre Washington is an exciting, multi-disciplinary arts space with plenty of room for you to explore, learn and take part. We have a thriving Learning and Participation programme which we are very proud of. Some sessions are delivered by ourselves, others with our studio partners or external practitioners.
For Children and Young People
The Drum Room
Saturdays, various times. One to one and group drum kit tuition
Contact Dan on 07890054216 / [email protected] to book your place!
Washington Youth Theatre
Saturdays 10am – 12pm 8 – 12 years
12.30 – 2.30pm 13 – 18 years
Join the Washington Youth Theatre Company and learn about stagecraft and script writing, take part in productions and films as well as making great new friends along the way. £6.00 per session
Saturday Art Club
Saturdays, 12.30pm – 2.30pm
Join the Saturday Art Club and find out just how much fun art can really be.
£6.00 per session
Saturdays 10am – 12pm, Free
A project to develop young, creative and inspiring musicians between the ages of 12-21.
You don’t have to play an instrument or have any performance experience.. All we require are creative and enthusiastic young musicians looking to develop their music skills.
Delivered with Loud and Clear in partnership with Sunderland Music Hub
To register your interest and for more info email [email protected]
The Voice Studio
Professional singing tuition from Maggie Ballantyne, internationally renowned singer, vocal and performance coach. One to one teaching, call 0191 417 4999 to book
Trish and Trina’s Performance Academy
Year round programme of dance classes for children and adults of all ages
e-mail: [email protected]
Family Ukulele Lessons
The perfect introductory instrument for children come along to a family workshop and learn the instrument together. For more info contact [email protected]
Have fun with your little one dancing, singing and playing games.
Tuesdays during term time
Baby Movers 0 – crawling 1pm – 1.45pm
Little Movers walking – 4 years 1.45pm – 2.30pm
To book e-mail [email protected] or search Little Movers Washington on Facebook
Tuesdays 9.30am – 12.30pm, £9.00 per session
1.30 – 3.30pm, £7 per session
Unleash your creative potential at the Arts Centre Washington’s Watercolour class.
One Voice Community Choir
Tuesday 5.30pm – 7pm
£4.50 per session
Join our community choir! No audition necessary.
Tuesdays 5.45pm – 7.15pm
£7 per session
Contact [email protected]
Strictly Salsa, Latin And Ballroom
Tuesdays 6pm – 7pm
£5 per session
Contact Lindsay on 07952 155919 / [email protected]
Washington Theatre Group
Amateur Dramatics Group
Tuesdays 7pm – 9pm
£5 monthly subscription
www.washingtontheatregroup.co.uk for more information.
One to one and group Ukulele lessons are available throughout the week via Uke School
Contact [email protected] for more info
Wednesdays 10am – 11.30am
£5 per session
Contact Maureen at [email protected]
Thursdays 10am – 11am
£65 for 8 weeks
Contact Carol on 07761421815 for more details.
Events, activities and films every other
Wednesday 1.30pm – 3pm
£3.50 includes refreshments.
15 September – The Life and Art of Cyril Lomax, (Rector of Holy Trinity Washington 1898 to 1946)
with Ged Parker from Washington History Society
Washington’s longest serving Rector, the Reverend Canon Cyril Lomax played a very prominent role in the town; served as a chaplain on the Somme and President of the Washington British Legion, and was a member of the Old Hall Preservation Committee. In addition he was a noted painter all his life.
Also upcoming talks and activities on13 October, 10 November +8 December
Thursday 6.00pm – 7.30pm
Bring two left feet and a sense of humour
£5 per session
Contact 07761633157 / e-mail: [email protected]
The Guitar Studio – RF Guitars
Group Guitar Lessons, 1 to 1 lessons, Guitar Repairs, set ups and custom builds
To book find out more call Ron on 07785 914 241 or email [email protected]
Scale Model Making Club
Thursdays 7pm – 9pm
£3 per session
Search ’Washington Model Club’ on Facebook to find out more
Fridays, 9.30am – 11.30am
Ideal for total beginners as well as those more experienced with oil painting.
£7.00 per session
An independently ran Tai Chi class
Fridays 9.00am – 10.00am – Beginners
£5.50 per session
10.00am – 11.30am – intermediate
£6 per session
Contact Dominic on [email protected]
Fridays 1.30pm – 3.30pm
Art and craft sessions that are designed for people living with the early stages of dementia, long term health conditions or social isolation.
Various Dates, check website for details
Open gateways within your body, mind and soul through the sound created by gongs. Bring your yoga mat, blanket and pillows.
To book call 07469 180 185 / email [email protected] / Sacred Gongs on Facebook
Drink and Draw
Fun and informal Life Drawing sessions!
Upcoming sessions on the 28 October + 2 December
Twisting Ducks Theatre Company
Fridays, 10am – 3.30pm
Theatre Company for people with learning disabilities and autism from Washington and Sunderland
Contact Dotty on [email protected] or 07925 167775 for more info
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