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Mind the Gap - drumming

Community Hubs
Mind the Gap
DANCE SIX-0
Celebrating Age Wiltshire
Home Education

We offer a range of participatory activities for people in the community:

COMMUNITY HUBS

Wiltshire Creative have established two Community Hubs, areas in and around Salisbury where we provide regular arts activities and performances for those who might not otherwise have access to the arts.

Since 2018 we have worked in Bemerton Heath alongside Salisbury City Council’s Community Development Team. Provision has included monthly workshops with the After School Club and Lunch Club; a Family Fiesta as part of Salisbury International Arts Festival; drop in craft workshops; trips to events in Salisbury and theatre performances for families in the school holidays. In September 2019 we will begin working on a new Hub in Tidworth..

 

MIND THE GAP

From African drumming, to storytelling and physical theatre. From backstage tours, to theatre trips. Mind the Gap work with a variety of professional theatre practitioners, exploring a number of genres of theatre.  The 60+ performance group meet weekly, learning new theatrical techniques and devising performances for the local community.  

If you’re 60+ and ready to be dramatically challenged in a friendly and supportive environment, then come along and give Mind the Gap a try.

Booking details:

Fridays, 10.30am -12pm in the Community Room at Salisbury Playhouse.

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DANCE SIX-0

We are proud to support DANCE SIX-0, a contemporary dance performance company for people over 60 which works with professional choreographers and Rehearsal Director, Rosalind Conlon on Thursdays from 10.15am - 11.45am.

If you are interested in joining the Company, please email elise@weareclearcut.com

DANCE SIX-0 also holds friendly and fun weekly open classes on Wednesdays. Led by dance professional, Debbie Lee-Anthony, classes explore movement for all levels of mobility. No previous dance experience necessary.

Company Class and Open Class take place in the White Room at Salisbury Arts Centre.

Booking Details:

Autumn term 1: 18 September - 23 October (6 weeks) £45
Autumn term 2: 6 November - 11 December (6 weeks) £45

Spring term 1: 8 January - 12 February 2020 (6 weeks) £45
Spring term 2: 26 February - 1 April 2020 (6 weeks) £45

Summer term 1: 22 April - 20 May 2020 (5 weeks) £37.50
Summer term 2: 10 June - 22 July 2020 (7 weeks) £52.50

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Dance Six-0 is supported by Wiltshire Creative.

Advance booking essential through the Ticket Office 01722 320333.

www.dancesix0.com

 

CELEBRATING AGE WILTSHIRE

Wiltshire Creative is one of organisations that make up The Wiltshire Partnership. The Wiltshire Partnership is delighted to have been awarded £99,931 by Arts Council England to deliver a wonderful project called Celebrating Age in Wiltshire. Between 2017-2020, the patnership is committed to delivering arts events in community settings across the county for elderly people unable to access concert halls or theatres. 

Celebrating Age offers arts, culture and heritage activity for older people in their own community settings in 6 local areas across Wiltshire (Corsham, Royal Wootton Bassett, Calne, Trowbridge, Amesbury and Salisbury).

Rebecca Seymour, Project Coordinator for Celebrating Age is working alongside arts and community organisations to deliver accessible high quality arts events for those who may feel vulnerable or isolated from their community.

As a pan-arts organisation we are aware of how incredible the impact of high-quality arts events can have a person's well-being. Through Celebrating Age we hope can make this experience accessible to more people and the positive effects will last for even longer when participants share the event with others living nearby.

If you would like to find out more please contact Rebecca at rebecca.seymour@wiltshiremusic.org.uk or by calling 07955 249288.

 

HOME EDUCATION

A chance to socialise with other home educating families and explore different themes creatively each month.

This group is supported by Wiltshire Creative but community led. Please visit the Salisbury Home Educators Facebook Page for more details.

Thursdays 14 November, 12 December, 9 January, 13 February, 12 March, 9 April, 14 May, 11 June, 9 July, 13 August, 10:00am - 12:00pm in the Community Room at Salisbury Playhouse.