Regular activities & classes

Advance booking is advised; please contact the organiser (details below) for further details and prices.

MONDAYS

Baby Sensory Class (1 hr classes):
(Main Hall)
Developmental classes for babies from birth to 13 months
9.40, 11.00, 12.30, 14.00
From 9 Apr
Gleanna Oland
07790 759333
york@babysensory.co.uk
www.babysensory.com

Karen Winship's Art Classes:
(Art Room)
10.00 - 12.00 Drawing and Painting
19.00 - 21.00 Drawing and Painting
16 Apr - 25 Jun (not 28 May)
Guitar Classes - Adult Intermediate and Beginners:
(Meeting Room)
For people who have some experience, but want to progress further. To cover a range of styles and techniques, and music reading. Please bring your own instrument.
£10 per 1.5 hour session payable in blocks of 5 sessions.
18.30 - 20.00
From 9 Apr
Iyengar Yoga - introductory class:
(Main Hall)
Yoga practice both relaxes and energises the mind and body, and brings vitality, flexibility and mental calm
18.00 - 19.15
16 Apr - 16 Jul (not 7, 21 or 28 May)
Yoga with William:
(Main Hall)
Practical, no nonsense hatha yoga. We focus on body, breath and mind to help bring a sense of calm and perspective into your life. Suitable for all ages from 18 - 108. Start now; Invest in your life.
19.30 - 21.00
9 Apr - 23 Jul (not 7 or 28 May)
William Cullum
07894 305329
william.cullum1@btinternet.com

TUESDAYS

Citizens Advice York:
(Meeting Room)
Free advice drop-in
9.30am – 12.30pm
Every Tuesday, staring 1 May

Got a problem? We can help.
Benefits - Debt - Housing - Employment - Consumer - Family - Other

Adviceline: 03444 111 444
www.citizensadvice york.org.uk
Pilates with Louise:
(Main Hall)
£60 per 8 week term - max 8 bookings per class.
9:00 – 10.00, & 10.00 - 11:00
Starts 10 Apr

Karen Winship's Art Classes:
(Art Room)
13.00 - 15.00 Drawing and Painting
17 Apr - 26 Jun (not 29 May)
French Classes:
(Meeting Room)
Do you have a basic knowledge of French and want to improve?
Come along to our new class taught by an experienced native speaker
13.30 – 15.30
Guillaume
07969846444
info@french2englishservices.com
Dance Café run by the Alzheimer's Society:
(Main Hall)
All welcome, whether you want to dance or just enjoy the music.
Staff & volunteers available to provide information & support for people affected by dementia.
13.45 - 15.30; 2nd Tuesday of the month.
Guitar Classes - Adult Beginner:
(Meeting Room)
For people new to playing the guitar. To cover a range of styles, learning chords, note reading, and songs. Please bring your own instrument.
£10 per 1.5 hour session payable in blocks of 5 sessions.
18.30 - 20.00
From 10 Apr
Puppy & Dog Training:
(Main Hall)
3 x 6-week courses
Tutor: Belinda Melvin (Dip. CABT)
18.30 - 20.30
Starts 10 Apr (not 24 Apr), 5 June & 24 Jul (14 Aug)
Pottery Class:
(Art Room)
19.00 - 21.00
From 10 April to 17 Jul (not 29 May)
Emily Stubbs
07789 246724
emilystubbsceramics@googlemail.com
Yorkshire Rose Academy of Dance:
(Main Hall)
Zumba® Kids, Jr
A super fun high energy class packed with kid-friendly routines, games, activities and cultural exploration elements.
15:45 - 16:30 (4-6yrs)
From 10 Apr
Kerry Whitfield
07891 004890
info@yrad.co.uk
www.yrad.co.uk

WEDNESDAYS

Nikki MacLeod Exercise Class:
(Main Hall)
Fitness class to suit all ages and abilities; circuit style; choose your level and pace. Friendly and welcoming.
£5 per session, pay as you go.
9:15 - 10:15
Starting 11 Apr
Nikki MacLeod
07903934238
GEM Lunches:
(Main Hall)
2 course lunch & socialising for over 50s. Funded by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
12.00 - 14.00
Elfkins and Spritelets:
(Art Room)
Storytelling, Craft, and Imaginative Play for Younglings (3-4)
There's movement in the magical woods. The elfkins and spritelets are gathering - perhaps to share tales, perhaps to make mischief. Come and join them on their action packed, picture book journey!
13.15 - 14.15 (booking essential)
Iyengar Yoga - general class:
(Main Hall)
For people who have already done at least a year of Iyengar yoga.
18.00 - 19.30
18 Apr - 18 Jul (not 23 May or 30 May)

Nunnery Area Residents Association:
(Art Room)
All residents welcome; access via Cygnet Street
18.00 - 19.30
16 May& 18 Jul
Tammy Hullis
nunneryra@gmail.com
The Yoga Academy:
(Main Hall)
Mixed session for intermediate and advanced yoga students
19.45 - 21.15
Hayley del Sanderson
07813 209240
hayleydel@hotmail.com
www.theyogaacademy.co.uk

THURSDAYS

Kidslingo - French for kids (18mths-4yrs):
(Art Room)
Award-Winning fun, interactive & multi-sensory language classes for children. First class is FREE. Siblings & childminders welcome (discount available).
10.15 - 10.45
(term time)
yoga pose 3a
Iyengar Yoga - Gentle and Introductory level:
(Main Hall)
For anyone new to Iyengar yoga, or who has an injury or disabling condition, or who wants to consolidate initial learning.
11.30 - 12.45
19 Apr - 19 Jul (not 24 May or 31 May)
French Classes:
(Meeting Room)
Do you have a basic knowledge of French and want to improve?
Come along to our new class taught by an experienced native speaker
13.30 – 15.30
Guillaume
07969846444
info@french2englishservices.com
Clare's Kitchen
(Art Room)
A cookery club for primary age children. A team of little chefs plan, prepare, and cook their own evening meal, before dining together. All ingredients, utensils, aprons, and chef's hats are provided. £12 per session.
15.30 – 17.30
Clare Halliday
07813 182216
Yorkshire Rose Academy of Dance:
(Main Hall)
Tap & Modern: basic style, steps, & rhythm. Ballet: emphasising a strong technical foundation
15.45 - 16.30 Primary Tap & Modern (age 5+)
16.30 - 17.30 Grade 1 Tap & Modern (age 7+)
17.30 - 18.30 Grade 2 Modern (age 9+)
18.30 - 19.30 Grade 4 Ballet (age 10+)
19.30 - 19.15 Beginners Pointe work (age 11+)
20:15 - 21:15 Grade 8 Ballet (age 12+)
12 Apr - 19 Jul (not 31 May)
Kerry Whitfield
07891 004890
info@yrad.co.uk
www.yrad.co.uk

FRIDAYS

Baby Ballet – pre-school dance:
(Main Hall)
9.45 - 10.20: Tinies (18 months - 3 years)
10.30 - 11.05: Movers (3 & 4 year olds)
11:15 - 11:50: Movers/Groovers
13 Apr - 20 Jul (not 1 Jun)
Jane Herbert
07702 965932
york@babyballet.co.uk
www.babyballet.co.uk
Wellbeing Café:
(Main Hall)
A group for people living with dementia, their carers, family and friends.
13.00 - 15.00
Every Friday
Bible Study Group – The Hope Church:
(Art Room)
19.30 - 20.30
Every Friday
Dave Crookes
07970 974187
david.crookes@btopenworld.com
Yorkshire Rose Academy of Dance:
(Main Hall)
Contemporary Dance: Learning release, fall and recovery, direction changes, isolations, core strengthening, connecting with the floor and improvisation.
16:05 - 16:55 Junior Contemporary (age 7+)
17:00 - 18:00 Intermediate Contemporary (age 11+)
From 12 Jan
Kerry Whitfield
07891 004890
info@yrad.co.uk
www.yrad.co.uk
South Bank Community Cinema:
(Main Hall)
19.30 - 23.00
(alternate Fridays)
Local History Group:
A series of talks on the local area.
19.30
18 May; 22 June; 21 Sept; 16 Nov

SATURDAYS

Art Workshops for Adults
28 April 13.00 - 15.00: Surreal Portrait Drawing. Pencil.
19 May 13.00 - 15.00: Botanical Art. Ink Pen.
26 May 13.00 - 15.00: Animal Drawing. Ink Pen.
9 June 13.00 - 15.00: Landscape. Watercolour.
30 June 13.00 - 15.00: Portraiture Drawing. Pencil.
21 July 13.00 - 15.00: Wildflowers. Watercolour.
28 July 13.00 - 15.00: Animal Drawing. Ink Pen.
4 August 13.00 - 15.00: Land & Sky. Mixed Media.
18 August 13.00 - 15.00: Botanical Art. Ink Pen.
£15 per lesson.
All materials included.

 

Contemporary Embroidery Workshops:
Embroidery artist Jessica Grady is running a variety of colourful and creative classes at Clements Hall, showing you how to create your own original textile art using a combination of hand embroidery and handmade embellishments. Classes include all materials and refreshments – all you need to bring along is yourself and a willingness to be creative! No prior embroidery experience is necessary.

 23 June, 10 – 4pm: Sketchbooks to stitch
Explore using mixed media techniques on paper to develop a series of drawings, which will act as inspiration in creating a piece of textile art. £60

 14 July, 10 – 4pm: Exploring colour and pattern
Experiment with creating a series of contemporary embroidery and embellishment samples to use as your very own fabric sketchbook. £60

SUNDAYS

Sunday Worship - The Hope Church:
10.30 - 12.30
Dave Crookes
07970 974187
david.crookes@btopenworld.com
Messy Church:
(Main Hall)
York Evangelical Church runs a family friendly Messy Church once a month which is open to children of all ages with parents or carers.
This free event includes craft, Bible stories, music, and food.
15:30 - 17:30, Last Sunday of every month
Neil Hulse
07958 777247
neil@yec.org.uk
www.yec.org.uk
Church Meeting:
(Main Hall)
York Evangelical Church
Free monthly event open to all with a talk about Jesus, & refreshments.
17.00 - 18.00, First Sunday of the month.
Neil Hulse
07958 777247
neil@yec.org.uk
www.yec.org.uk
Public ceilidh open to everybody:
(Main Hall)
Suitable for first-timers and hardened ceilidh-goers alike. Age, experience and number of left feet are all immaterial!
All dances are fully explained and called for beginners.
Doors open at 1:45 for dancing to begin at 2pm
£5 each or £3 for under 12s accompanied by an adult.
20 May, 17 Jun, 15 Jul and 19 Aug
Voice of the Drum:
(Main Hall)
Community hand drumming: make music with friends; make friends with music; play for charities. Open to people of all ages.
19.00 - 21.00
(not every Sunday). Call Marilyn or Steve to discuss experience and expectations.
Marilyn Crawshaw
01904 702060
Steve Hill
01132 523205
marilyn.crawshaw@btopenworld.com
5Rhythms Sweat Your Prayers:
(Main Hall)
Release your sweat on the dancefloor. Heal yourself through movement.

The invitation for you is to come sweat your prayers! Offering of a real 5Rhythms Sweat Your Prayers® where your dance develops its natural way guided with music from all over the world. The only teaching will be the body parts, the rest will be a permission to find your feet on the dancefloor together, as a celebration of your own energy.

Sunday 27 May, 24 June, 29 July and 26 August
We dance: 19:00 – 21:00
Price: £11 (£8 concession)

www.5rhythms.com/gabrielle-roths-5rhythms/the-dancing-path/sweat-your-prayers/