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FULL TIMETABLE OF CLASSES

Monday

Let’s Go Escargot                   Greig Studio               10am -12pm

Tuesday

Reading Round Up                Greig Studio               11.30am – 1pm

Writing Group                          Greig Studio               6.15pm – 8.15pm

Deal Savoyards                      Auditorium                  7.30pm – 9.30pm

Wednesday

Musical Dinosaurs               Balcony Studio           9.15am – 10.15am

Let’s Go Escargot                   Greig Studio               10am – 12pm

Pole Fitness                            Balcony Studio           6.30pm – 9.30pm

Rock Choir                                Auditorium                   8pm

Thursday

Yoga with Marie                    Balcony Studio           9.15am – 10.30am

Calligraphy                               Greig Studio               TBC

Friday

Pilates                                        Auditorium                   9.15am – 10.15am

Watercolour class                  Balcony Studio           10am – 12pm

Saturday

Stage Catz                               Auditorium                   9am – 1pm

The Deal Savoyards

The main aims of the society are to produce all of the Savoy Operas at the Astor Theatre, combined with talks, events and research into all aspects of Gilbert and Sullivan. All those interested in performing (singers, instrumentalists - yes we want an orchestra - and actors) and those who can help with the musicology/research side, the scenery and stage management or who are just plain nuts on Gilbert and Sullivan are invited. We are also looking for potential sponsors and patrons so if anyone has the ability to help in this way they would be most welcome.

KAE: Drawing & Painting For Beginners

Release your inner artist. A Watercolour course will teach you a range of drawing techniques to help you create your masterpiece. The variety of teaching methods such as demonstrations, group discussions and critiques will assist you when creating your projects. Watercolour courses are available for those with a great deal of experience, for those just starting out, and for everyone in-between. On this course a variety of drawing and painting, media and techniques will be explored, including mixed media approaches. By working from both direct observation and from photographic references and...

Musical Dinosaurs

Early years (0-5 yrs) adventures and active experiences in sounds, movement and images. With music, instruments, body rhythms, stories and rhymes – participation of parents and carers is welcome.

Yoga with Marie

£10 per session with a reduction to £9 per session for block bookings of 4 weeks or more. Come and join this friendly mixed ability yoga class which explores yoga based movement, breathing and relaxation. Marie’s aim is to help you discover freedom, ease and space in both body and mind. NEW CLASS ADDED 9.15am-10.30am Balcony Studio Yoga teacher and breath worker, Marie Cockerell , will be starting an extra yoga class on Thursdays at the Astor Balcony studio at 10.45am until 12 noon This class will be more focused on gentle yoga based movement to support functional breathing and yoga...

Deal Life Drawing Group

A Life Drawing Workshop for artists. Open to all professionals, teachers, full and part-time students together with experienced amateurs. Everyone is welcome. No formal membership is required. The group has a nucleus of regular members but also operates a drop-in system where members can refresh or develop their Life Drawing skills when time allows.

Let's Go Escargot

A FUN FAB FRENCH CLUB by a native French in Kent! WHAT? Let’s Go Escargot is a Community Interest Company, dedicated to teaching French to the local community. We devote ourselves to providing sessions packed with the fun and positivity we all need, especially just now. We truly believe that learning another language can increase your brain power and make you feel energised, happy and full of energy! We have a variety of fantastic Clubs: Learner, Intermediate, Baby & Toddler, Cooking, Wellbeing, Dementia Friends, and more! There’s something for everyone, so please get in touch and we’ll help...

Pilates With Jo

Fridays 9.15am-10.30am Our friendly Pilates classes are suitable for all ages and abilities and are led by Jo, an experienced level 3 qualified Pilates instructor. All equipment is provided in the class, so just come along and wear comfortable, non-restrictive clothing. £7 per session

Inspire Pole Fitness

Our classes, suitable for everyone, are purely for fitness and include aerobic and muscle conditioning. Taster sessions are available. Please call to book a taster session before booking a course. Website: www.inspirefitnessfactory.com Facebook - Inspire Pole Fitness Instagram - @inspirefitnesskent

Meditation

All are welcome to this weekly meditation class. Voluntary donations of £5 are welcome. Starts January 10 th Every level of experience welcome, including beginners.

The Astor Community Choir

The Astor Community Choir meet up every week to share our love of singing. We are a friendly bunch of folk and hold no auditions. You don’t need to be able to read music, play an instrument or have any previous experience in singing - by yourself or in a choir. Join us for a free taster session. The Choir meets at 1pm and singing will commence at 1.30pm, for about an hour

Stagecatz

This musical theatre class meets every Saturday during term time, teaching singing, acting and dance. Cost: £15 per session | £7.50 for lower income families MUST have proof of benefits.

Rock Choir

An opportunity to sing pop, gospel and Motown songs, without the need for previous singing experience and no auditions. Rock Choir provides up-beat and feel-good weekly singing sessions across the UK for juniors, teenagers and adults. https://rockchoir.com/join/

Full Timetable Of Classes

FULL TIMETABLE OF CLASSES Monday Let’s Go Escargot Greig Studio 10am -12pm Tuesday Reading Round Up Greig Studio 11.30am – 1pm Writing Group Greig Studio 6.15pm – 8.15pm Deal Savoyards Auditorium 7.30pm – 9.30pm Wednesday Musical Dinosaurs Balcony Studio 9.15am – 10.15am Let’s Go Escargot Greig Studio 10am – 12pm Pole Fitness Balcony Studio 6.30pm – 9.30pm Rock Choir Auditorium 8pm Thursday Yoga with Marie Balcony Studio 9.15am – 10.30am Calligraphy Greig Studio TBC Friday Pilates Auditorium 9.15am – 10.15am Watercolour class Balcony Studio 10am – 12pm Saturday Stage Catz Auditorium 9am – 1pm

Reading Round

A reading group with a difference... Would you like to join a group to listen to poems and stories read aloud and discuss what you've heard? If so, Reading Round is for you. Award winning writer Rhiannon Tise will lead a series of weekly meetings to read and enjoy short stories and poems. Unlike other book groups, there's no homework! Reading Round is an initiative supported by the Royal Literary Fund The sessions are completely FREE , but places are limited. NO PAPER, NO PENS, NO HOMEWORK!

The Tuesday Writers

We are a group of experienced fiction writers who meet together to share our stories and write new ones in a spirit of creativity and constructive criticism. We have produced two anthologies and are working towards a third. Any enquiries should be addressed to the email above.

The Astor Comedy Course

Huw Thomas leads a 10 week standup comedy course, culminating in a public performance on the stage of The Astor on March 24th , at which all course participants will have a chance to perform in front of a live audience, in a show headlined by a professional comedian. Huw pioneered the teaching of Stand-Up Comedy and Solo Performance in higher education whilst he was Principal Lecturer in Drama at Middlesex University . He has run Stand Up courses at a number of other institutions including Universities , Cambridge Footlights ,The Comedy Store and Jongleurs . He opened the now celebrated...