Friday Under 5s Spring 2021

Children Under 5
30 April - 23 July 2021 Salisbury Arts Centre
Friday Under 5s


Fridays 10.30am-11.15am in the White Room Studio at Salisbury Arts Centre

Friday Under 5s 

Join us at Salisbury Arts Centre every Friday for a fun workshop exploring a different art form each week, including dance, music, drama and art. These sessions are designed for under 5s and their grown ups to enjoy together! 


Story Time Movers: Fridays 30 April, 28 May, 2 July  

Story Time Movers is an early years dance session, encouraging physical and cognitive development through creative movement. Inspired by familiar story books, the sessions will allow children to explore their own imagination.

The stories the group will be looking at for the Summer Term are ‘The Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson, ‘The Stonecutter’ (a folk tale from Japan) and ‘Avocado Baby’ by John Burningham. Story Time Movers is led by Emma Newman


Start The Music: Fridays 7 May, 11 June, 9 July  

Start The Music is a series of music sessions that are specifically designed to provide a fun and interactive introduction to music-making. Children learn musical skills and concepts such as pitch, pulse and rhythm through enjoyable activities including singing, games, movement and playing percussion instruments. Start the Music is led by Jane Parsons. 


Stay & Play: Fridays 14 May, 18 June, 16 July  

Stay & Play is an under 5's activity that explores storytelling through performing arts. Unlock and stretch the imagination through fun drama games, movement and role play. 


smARTies: Fridays 21 May, 25 June, 23 July  

smARTies is an early years arts and crafts session, where children develop their creativity by exploring different art forms and materials. Children and grown ups create together through hands-on, multi-sensory activities. 


Ideal for early years; ages 2-5.


smARTies is kindly supported by Kindred Nurseries
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See it Safely

Please see booking details for FAQs and what to expect when visiting our venue.

Booking Details

Cost: £5 per child, £3 per adult 

Spaces must be booked online in advance

If you need assistance booking or have access requirements please email


Friday Under 5s – What To Expect 

Where sessions will take place?   

Sessions will take place in the White Room Studio at Salisbury Arts Centre, Bedwin Street, Salisbury, SP1 3UT. 

Please present your ticket at the door, and you will be directed to the White Room Studio, which is on the first floor – there is a lift if you need it. 


Group Size  

We have limited the capacity of each session to a total of 15 parents and children (excluding babies and your group leader) to allow for social distancing. 


Prams & Buggies   

You can leave your buggy safely downstairs by the bar. 


Hand Sanitiser / Temperature checking 

As you enter and exit the building you will be asked to sanitise your hands and use our contactless temperature checker. 


Face Coverings 

Face coverings are compulsory for all adults, and those aged 11+, unless exempt. Leaders of the session will be wearing a face shield at all times. If you have a sunflower lanyard (exemption from face covering due to a hidden disability) please wear it  


Social Distancing 

Please observe social distancing both inside and outside the building. The White Room Studio will have clearly marked areas for each family group/bubble.   



Where craft materials or equipment is required, each family bubble will be provided with their own pack, so there will be no need to share. All equipment will be sanitised before use. 



Nappy changing facilities are available. We have a limited number of toilets available due to social distancing. We request that the toilets are used by only one family at a time. 



The café will be open from 10am for take away, before and after your session. Hot drinks are prohibited in the White Room Studio.  



If you have any of the following symptoms – high temperature, cough or a loss or change in your sense of smell or taste please do not arrive at the session and follow the NHS guidelines or call 111 on what to do next. 

Please notify Wiltshire Creative if you or one of your group develop symptoms within 10 days of the session.  


Car Parking  

Please do not park in the carpark adjacent to the building unless you need to us the accessible bays. Instead please use either Salt Lane car park or College Street car park.   


If you have any questions or queries please email 

Tickets and times