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FULL TIMETABLE OF CLASSES

Monday                               

French                                  9am                       Greig Studio

Tiny Talk                              10am                     Auditorium

Baby Ballet                          10am                     Balcony

Astor Community Choir    1pm                       Auditorium                                        

Stained Glass                     7pm                       Greig Studio                                      

                                               

Tuesday       

Stained Glass                     10am                     Greig Studio

Baby Ballet                          10am                     Balcony

Pilates                                   6pm                       Auditorium

Creative Writing                7pm                       Greig Studio

Deal Savoyards                 7:30pm                 Auditorium

Acting At The Astor           7.30pm                 Auditorium (May 5th to July 21st - no class on June 30th)

Wednesday

Musical Dinosaurs            9:30am                 Balcony

Creative Writing                10am                     Greig Studio

Baby Ballet                          11am                     Auditorium

Buddhist Meditation       12.30pm               Greig Studio

Pole Fitness                        6:45pm                 Balcony

Life Drawing                       7pm                       Greig Studio

Rock Choir                           7.30pm                 Auditorium

Thursday     

Yoga                                      9.15am                 Auditorium

Stage Kitties                       10am                     Balcony

Friday           

Pilates                                   9:15am                 Auditorium

Qigong                                  10.40am               Auditorium

KAE Painting                       10am                     Balcony

Saturday      

Stagecatz                             9am                       Auditorium

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.

Astor Yoga

Yoga with Marie Term times only £8 per session with a reduction for block bookings Come and join this friendly mixed ability yoga class, which explores yoga poses, yoga breathing (pranayama) and relaxation. Marie has been teaching Yoga for 13 years and during this time her teaching style has continually evolved; she believes the practice of yoga should be enjoyable and transformative.This class is friendly, and we work in a manner that suits our own unique bodies. The aim is to help and encourage you to move freely, uncover an easy breath and consider how you can take your yoga off your mat...

KAE: Stained Glass

Explore the basic skills of making stained glass and develop techniques to make a small panel or maybe a suncatcher using copperfoil, the finer work introduced by Louis Tiffany. You will cover basic skills of cutting and shaping glass and grinder use. Soldering will be covered along with Health and Safety prior to producing your own designs. Templates will be supplied but feel free to use your own designs which will be checked first to ensure they are compatible for working in glass. Tuesdays: 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm For more information or to book a place visit: kentadulteducation.co.uk or...

Young At Heart

Intergenerational care is common in other countries, including the United States but is also fast growing around the United Kingdom, as both early years and the elderly quickly move towards this notion of togetherness. Over the Autumn term, here at the Astor Theatre we will be offering four themed sessions whereby Creative Minds Nursery meet with others from the local community to work alongside each other in a range of stimulating activities. These Include: Storytelling Music Sessions Crafts Both generations benefit greatly from these interactions. The elderly are able to teach valuable...

KAE: Art Class

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 sketches, you will encounter a variety of interesting and stimulating subject matter - landscape, still life, natural forms, etc. By the end of the course you should be able to: - work from a variety of primary and secondary subject matter. - make a preliminary drawing to establish a composition. - select and use the appropriate brushes and materials. - explore colour mixing - use a range of...

Pilates With Jo

Tuesdays 6pm-7pm 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. Terms Tues 22nd January for 4 x Weeks Tues 26th February for 6 Weeks

Inspire Pole Fitness

Our classes, suitable for everyone, are purely for fitness and include aerobic and muscle conditioning. Tester sessions are available. Please call to book a taster session before booking a course. Wednesdays 6.45pm and 7.45pm For all dates, prices and times, please visit our website: inspirefitnessfactory.com To book please contact Georgina on 07872 624 676 Facebook - Inspire Pole Fitness Instagram - @inspirefitnesskent

Baby Ballet

Monday 10:15-10:45am (Tot's 6-18 mths) The Tots class is a magical musical experience for parents/carers and babies and young toddlers, to enjoy together. Using a combination of movement, music and props/toys, the Tots class is a great way to enhance your babies physical, communication and social/emotional development. The class provides a stimulating yet gentle introduction to song and dance, improving body awareness and self-control. Tuesday 9-9:30am (Tinies 18 mths-3yrs) The Tinies class introduces little ones to the basics of ballet using movement, play and song. Building on the movement...

Freestyle Yoga

Stillness, movement, yin and yang, using breath to deepen your practice. Leave feeling calm and relaxed. Block booking and pay as you go options available.

Meditation

Looking to Transform Your Mind? Buddhist Meditation Class 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.

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.

Stage Kitties

Musical Theatre Class for 2-4 year olds

Full Timetable Of Classes

FULL TIMETABLE OF CLASSES Monday French 9am Greig Studio Tiny Talk 10am Auditorium Baby Ballet 10am Balcony Astor Community Choir 1pm Auditorium Stained Glass 7pm Greig Studio Tuesday Stained Glass 10am Greig Studio Baby Ballet 10am Balcony Pilates 6pm Auditorium Creative Writing 7pm Greig Studio Deal Savoyards 7:30pm Auditorium Acting At The Astor 7.30pm Auditorium (May 5th to July 21st - no class on June 30th) Wednesday Musical Dinosaurs 9:30am Balcony Creative Writing 10am Greig Studio Baby Ballet 11am Auditorium Buddhist Meditation 12.30pm Greig Studio Pole Fitness 6:45pm Balcony Life...

Acting at The Astor

A dynamic ten-week course for those with some acting experience who wish to develop their performing skills. We will investigate the Actor’s Tool kit and explore a range of approaches to dramatic techniques. Explore and develop character – What does the character want? And how does that change throughout the scene? Find the emotional truth in character and situations Examine action and reaction and beat changes in a scene Discover the comic/tragic moments. Analyse the writer’s intentions Participants will have the opportunity to audition for a new theatre initiative at The Astor. COFFEEHOUSE...