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Classes & workshops brochure

01392 667080 | exeterphoenix.org.uk


CONTENTS COURSES RUN BY EXETER PHOENIX Art page 3 Digital page 4 Families page 5 Young People page 5 COURSES RUN BY EXTERNAL TUTORS Exeter phoenix partners’ courses pages 7-13 External courses pages 14 - 22 Other courses page 31 Day Workshops page 32

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COURSES RUN BY EXETER PHOENIX 20%

ART

cafe bar discount on day courses

To book places on courses and events please call the Box Office on 01392 667080 or book online exterphoenix.org.uk Our tutors and artists are qualified teachers specialising in teaching students of all abilities and can offer an insight into both historical and contemporary art. Basic materials are provided.

One Day Workshops Still Life

Using a mix of natural and man-made objects in mixed media.

Mon 6 Jan

10.30am - 4.30pm

£28 (£24)

Mon 24 Feb Mon 24 Mar

Drawing for Beginners

Each week we will take you through a step by step journey of learning to draw, thinking about tone, mark-making, object, shape and the language of art.

Thu 9, 16, 23, 30 Jan & Thu 6 Feb

10am - 12.30pm

£50 (£45)

Portraiture

Mon 13 Jan

10.30am - 4.30pm

£36 (£31)

10.30am - 4.30pm

£36 (£31)

10.30am - 4.30pm

£36 (£31)

10.30am - 4.30pm

£28 (£24)

10.30am - 4.30pm

£28 (£24)

Study facial anatomy and expressions through painting and drawing from a model.

Life Drawing

A variety of technical and expressive approaches to life drawing for all levels of ability.

Mon 17 Mar Mon 20 Jan Mon 17 Feb Mon 3 Mar

Sculpture from Life

Develop your own unique sculpting style in clay, responding to the observation of the human form.

Mon 27 Jan Sat 22 Feb Mon 10 Mar

Drawing from the Exhibition

Sat 1 Feb

The day offers an eye opening tour of the exhibition, a short lecture with slide show and studio experimentation through drawing, painting and sculpture.

Mon Feb Tue 43Feb

Experimental Drawing

Mon 10 Feb

Explore drawing and mark-making techniques using a variety of materials.

Sat 29 Mar Mon 31 Mar

Theatre Design

Thu 13, 20, 27 Feb & Thu 6 Mar

10am - 1pm

£70 (£65)

Jewellery Making

Sat 15 Feb & Sat 15 Mar

10.30am - 4.30pm

£36 (£31)

Mixed Media Sculpture

Wed 26 Feb

10.30am - 4.30pm

£36 (£31)

An introduction into how the theatre works by making small stage sets, props, costume and looking at theatre designers in history and contemporary theatre. A beginner and intermediate one day workshop learning the basic techniques in jewellery making. Materials provided. An introduction to easy and fun drawing techniques progressing into using a variety of mixed media to create a sculpture based on the human form.

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DIGITAL For individuals wanting to learn a new skill, we have a range of classes taught by professional tutors in a relaxed a friendly environment. Classes are suitable for any level of experience unless specified. One-to-one traning options are also available, call 01392 667066 for details. How to manipulate images

Wed 22 - 23 Jan or Tue 11 - 12 Mar

10.30am - 5.30pm

£140 (£120)

Explore your iPad

Tue 21 Jan

10.30am - 5.30pm

£35

Beginners’ Photography Course

Tue 28 Jan or Tue 4 Mar

10am - 5pm

£70 (£60)

Explore the iCloud

Wed 29 Jan

10.30am - 5.30pm

£35

How to design for print

Tue 4 - 5 Feb

10.30am - 5.30pm

£140 (£120)

How to illustrate digitally

Tue 25 - 26 Feb

10.30am - 5.30pm

£140 (£120)

Intermediate Photography Course

Tue 11 Feb & Tue 18 Mar

10am - 5pm

£70 (£60)

Website creation for beginners

Tue 18 - 19 Feb

10.30am - 5.30pm

£140 (£120)

Introduction to video editing

Thu 13 Feb

10.30am - 5.30pm

£70 (£60)

Shooting Film

Wed 19 - 20 Mar

10.30am - 5.30pm

£140 (£120)

Introduction to Adobe Photoshop. Two day course. Find out what iPad features and apps are the most useful and fun. One day workshop with Vanessa Miles.

What does it actually do? We will help you get the most from iCloud.

Introduction to Adobe InDesign. Two day course.

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator. Two day course

One day workshop with Vanessa Miles.

Introduction to Wordpress. Two day course

Use Final Cut X to edit like a pro.

Learn the basics of video production.


FAMILIES Jumping Beans

A fun-filled dance class for 2-5 year olds and their parents. (term-time)

Messy Beans

A creative art class for under 5s and their parents.

Discover and Explore

An art club to help children discover, explore and experiment with different materials and develop new skills.

Mondays

11 - 11.30am

£2.50

Fridays

12 - 12.30pm

£2 for

Saturdays

12.30 - 1pm

siblings

Wednesdays (term-time)

11.15am - 12.15pm

£3.50 £3 for

siblings

Thursdays (term-time)

4.15 - 5.45pm

£4.50 per session 8 - 11 yrs

YOUNG PEOPLE Mondays (term-time)

5.30 - 7.30pm

Freefall Youth Group

Thursdays (term-time)

6pm - 8pm

FREE 13 yrs +

Young + Animated Saturday Club

6 week session: Starts Sat 11 Jan & 1 Mar

10am - 1pm

£75 8 - 15 yrs

Young + Animated Plus

For those who have already experienced the Saturday Club and want time to extend their skills.

6 week session: Starts Tue 7 Jan & 25 Feb

6 - 7.30pm

£50 £10 per session 11 - 16 yrs

Arts Award Surgery Session

Thu 9 Jan & 3 Apr

6 - 8pm

FREE*

Young Singer-Songwriter Club

Explore different approaches to writing your own song. You do not need to read music but you must play an instrument or sing at basic level.

Meet like-minded individuals who enjoy the arts and get involved in special projects.

A course in digital and stop-motion animation for beginners as well as those with experience.

If you want to find out what to do next with your arts award at whichever level then this is the session for you.

13 - 16 yrs £4.50 per session (paid per half term)

*book in advance

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new!

family

saturdays

Events for all the family and children of any age throughout the day.

Every last Saturday of the month.

Sat 25 Jan | Sat 22 Feb | Sat 29 Mar

10.30am - 2pm

sat 22 feb - SPECIAL EVENT! Comic strip & animation workshop • 10am - 12.30pm, 8+, £15 • 2 - 4.30pm, 5+, £12

Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter, Ex4 3lS

01392 667080 exeterphoenix.org.uk


PARTNERS

Exeter’s sound alternative Lower Ground Floor, Exeter Phoenix info@phonic.fm

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Call: 01392 427416

phonic.fm

Lower Ground Floor, Exeter Phoenix T: 07855 206659 info@doubleelephant.org.uk doubleelephant.org.uk

Studio space, courses & resources for beginners to professional artists.

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MUSIC TECHNOLOGY COURSES & WORKSHOPS AT SOUND GALLERY STUDIOS Sound Gallery Studios provide a range of music technology courses, work experience programmes and professional development, aimed at providing participants with the skills needed to create their own music and gain experience in a professional recording studio. We have carefully designed courses and workshops which go beyond the nuts and bolts of software education and aim to inspire you to create, record and produce your own music. Our courses are run by experienced and qualified tutors, sound engineers and producers. Whether you are a beginner or have advanced knowledge of music production our courses will help you take your music to the next level. We also run masterclasses during the year in association with the Analogue to Digital Expo and our educational partners: Time + Space, 2twenty2 Agency, Ableton, Integrity Records and Super Audio Mastering. All courses take place at Sound Gallery Studios and Exeter Phoenix Digital.

Creative Music Technology - Beginners (3-5 participants) Sat 10am - 1pm, 6 weeks (18 hours), £225/200 concession, 26 April - 31 May, Media Centre computer suite This course will equip you with the skills required to create and produce professionally sounding music at home using current music technology. This course introduces the use of computer software (Garage Band, Logic Pro, Reason etc) to write, record and produce music and also provides participants with the necessary information and guidance to put together their own home studio set-up. 

Creative Music Technology - Advanced (3-5 participants) Sat 10am - 1pm, 5 weeks (15 hours), £225 (£200 concession), 1 Mar - 12 Apr, Media Centre computer suite Improve your music creation, mixing and production skills using today’s most popular music production tools including Logic Pro and Pro Tools. Gain an insight into the recording and production techniques used in a professional recording studio including mic placement, sampling, EQ, dynamics and more! This course is designed to build upon these skills and techniques learnt in the beginner’s course, but is also suitable for people who already have afundamental knowledge of creating music.  

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PARTNERS

Electronic Music Production (3-5 participants) Mon 6 - 8pm, 10 weeks (20 hours), ÂŁ250 per person, 20 Jan - 24 Mar, Media Centre computer suite Learn how to create contemporary electronic and dance music using modern Digital Audio Workstations, including Logic Pro, Pro-Tools, Reason and Ableton Live. Learn the process of Electronic Music Production, including programming loops and beats, sound design, and mixing and mastering, to create your own tracks. This course is suitable for beginners, but even if you have experience creating music for sometime you can benefit from this courseand improve and develop your electronic music production skills further.

Digital Music Production - Introduction (3-5 participants) Mon 6 - 8pm, 4 weeks (8 hours), ÂŁ150 per person, 2 Jun - 30 Jun, Media Centre computer suite This course is an introduction into building, composing and producing electronic music in the context of contemporary and modern genres, including Dubstep, Drum and Bass, Hip- Hop and electronic dance music. Hop and electronic dance music. Learn about the musical elements involved in building and structuring music within a modern DAW, such as Logic Pro. Participants will create, build and produce a song in 10 hours in a logically step-by-step process. 9


Recording Studio Experience (2-5 participants) Dates arranged as required, Option 1: 1 day (8 hrs): £260 for 1-1 sessions, Option 2: £150 per person for groups of 2-5 participants. Explore all aspects of recording and mixing in a professional recording studio and learn about mic placement and multi-tracking using Logic and Pro Tools, utilising high-end outboard and software plug-ins with the help of an experienced sound engineer. Individual 1 - 1 Tuition Cost: £35 per hr, Sound Gallery also offer 1-1 tuition on Electronic Music Production, Logic, ProTools, Reason, Ableton live, that can be arranged as required to suit individual needs. All prices mentioned above exclude VAT

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PARTNERS Coming Soon - NEW! Ableton LIVE courses & Certified Training Course delivery Sound Gallery courses are run in the Exeter Phoenix Media centre and are taught on iMac computers. Certain course content is taught at Sound Gallery Studios. Sessions are delivered in small flexible groups allowing more individual interaction between participants and tutors. If there are further areas outside the course content you would like to explore do not hesitate to contact us as courses can be tailored to suit individual needs. Media Centre Software All computers are fully stocked with a range of audio and imaging software for all multi-media needs. Software is regularly updated due to our unique relationship with our educational partners Time and Space and 2Twenty2 Agency (Native Instruments, Teenage Engineering, Bitwig) who create innovative hardware and software for music production and performance for producers, guitarists, sound designers and DJs. Software currently installed: Logic Pro, ProTools 9, Reason 4, Ableton Live 9, Komplete 7 (Native Instruments), Omnishphere, AAS plugins, Rob Papen eXplorer bundle, Rob Papen rp- delay, rpreverb, Ohmforce bundle, Toontrack EZ Drummer, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop. Sound Gallery Studios Facilities Sound Gallery Studios is a professional, purpose built, acoustically treated and fully airconditioned recording studio situated in the basement complex at Exeter Phoenix in the cultural heart of Exeter in Devon. The studio complex is well equipped with a range of classic analogue mics, pristine valve pre-amps and both soft and analogue synths (including the legendary Neumann U47, Prism Sound Maselec MMA-4XR, 1� tape machine, Juno 6 etc) alongside the best in digital effects processors, soft synths and plug-ins.We offer a wide range of integrated recording solutions, based around an Apple Mac Pro, Pro Tools and Logic Pro system with clean and high end AD/DA conversion and clocking from the SSL (Solid State Logic) Alphalink and Prism Sound Orpheus.

Membership Scheme An annual membership fee of ÂŁ75 allows access to the Sound Gallery computers in the Digital on Mondays and Fridays. This membership provides an opportunity for participants to spend time working on their skills and techniques they have learnt from the courses. Participants who have enrolled on one of our courses are entitled to FREE membership (Term time only, 2 hours per week, Mondays or Fridays).

Contact For more information and to book a place contact Maria Peters at marketing@sound-gallery.net or call 01392-495301. We are open 7 days a week, 10am-10pm. More information is also available on our website: www.sound-gallery.net/courses 11


DOUBLE ELEPHANT PRINT WORKSHOP Course guide Working from our Exeter city centre base, across Devon and beyond, Double Elephant Print Workshop offers courses, resources and support to professional printmakers, artists and beginners alike. We are passionate about printmaking and its possibilities. We aim to encourage creativity and artistic development through a friendly and supportive approach. Teaching is in small groups of 6-8 people, and can be tailored to individual needs and interests.

Courses Brush up your skills or try something new. Please call for a chat if you’d like help to find a course which suits you. All courses are suitable for beginners through to experienced printmakers.

An Introduction to Printmaking Ideal to kick-start a new interest or revisit rusty skills. Experience the flexibility of printmaking through monoprint, collagraphs, drypoint and relief print methods, then you could choose to take your new skills further with our Improvers Course. Beginners Evening Classes 5 week courses begin 16 Jan, 27 Feb, 24 Apr, 5 Jun Thu 6.30 – 9.00pm / £88 Improvers Evening Classes 5 week courses begin 25 Feb, 3 Jun Tue 6.30 – 9.00pm / £88 12


PARTNERS Printmaking Development Courses In these lively and supportive groups participants have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of fine art printmaking and develop individual projects. Suitable for all levels, from beginners to experienced artists. Classes are offered in 10 week terms with participants able to enroll for as many terms as they wish. Printmaking Development Courses 10 week courses begin 14 Jan, 22 Apr Tuesdays 1pm – 4pm, £160 Printmaking Development Courses 10 week courses begin 16 Jan, 24 Apr Thursdays 10am – 4pm, £265

Short Courses Screenprint Weekend 11 & 12 Jan, 10am – 4pm, £93 Techniques on offer range from simple cut paper stencils, to highly versatile and surprisingly easy photo stencils. Water based inks are quick drying and a pleasure to use.

Printmaking Taster Day Sat 25 Jan, 10am – 4pm, £57 Fancy getting creative but don’t know where to start? This introductory day will give you a taste of what printmaking has to offer and theconfidence to develop your interest further.

Photo Etching Weekend 8 & 9 Feb, 10am – 4pm, £93 Explore ways of cobing photographic, digital and drawn imagery. Designs are transferred from transparencies and then printed the same way as etchings. An amazing variety of possibilities without the use of acids.

Drawing & Mark-making into Print 22 Feb, 10am – 4pm, £57 Exploring ‘transfer-ink’ monotypes, a simple technique not requiring a press. Try unusual drawing tools & mark-making to achieve spontaneous, unique prints. Experiment with masks, stencils, brushwork & ‘ghost’ images.

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DOUBLE ELEPHANT PRINT WORKSHOP Relief Print Weekend 8 & 9 Mar, 10am – 4pm, £88 Lino cut offers a range of style possibilities from strong simple forms to sophisticated multi layered complexity. Experiment with different methods of mark making and approaches to colour.

Collagraph Weekend 12 & 13 Apr, 10am – 4pm, £88 An accessible and versatile print process using collaged textures. A variety of textures, paints and carborundum available. The scope for colour experimentation is endless – including the exciting viscosity printing.

Introduction to Screenprinting Day 26 Apr, 10am – 4pm, £57 A useful introduction to screenprint using simple cut paper stencils and translucent colours. Photo stencils also available. Water based inks are quick drying and a pleasure to use

Letterpress Weekend 10 & 11 May , 10am – 4pm, £93 Come and play with basic letterpress techniques. In this two-day course you will familiarise yourself with our adana presses and some of the equipment, terms and processes used in this popular form of printmaking. 14


PARTNERS PARTNERS

Monoprint Day 24 May, 10am – 4pm, £57 Explore drawn and painterly techniques plus the use of textures and other materials in creating unique and expressive prints. A great way of evolving ideas.

Acrylic-Resist Etching Weekend 7 & 8 Jun, 10am – 4pm, £93 All the expressive mark-making typical of traditional etching without the use of harmful organic solvents. Hard ground, soft ground, aquatint, wash and semi-permeable grounds on offer.

Printmakers’ Coffee Time **************************** Printmakers’ Coffee Time Join us for a coffee and a group chat about your printmaking thoughts, interests and challenges. Meet in the Cafe Bar at Exeter Phoenix from 10.30 - 12.30pm on Friday the 14th of February. Suggested donation to DE: £4. ****************************

All courses are booked via www.doubleelephant.org.uk Double Elephant Print Workshop, Lower Ground Floor, Exeter Phoenix, Bradninch Place, Gandy St, Exeter, EX4 3LS 07855 206659

info@doubleelephant.org.uk

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COURSES RUN BY EXTERNAL TUTORS

MONDAYS Ballet for Adults (16+) with Mollie Penn Ongoing during term time, £45 in advance for a term of 12 weeks, single class £5 5 - 6pm: Level 2 post-beginners class for those with some experience. 6.15 - 7.15pm: Level 5 class for those at an advanced level. Mollie Penn | 01392 272566

Phoenix Choir 7 - 8.30pm, starting Jan until Mar 31, £4 Phoenix Choir is an up-beat, fast-paced choir for those who love to sing out! We sing a range of music in 4-5part harmonies, taught by ear each week, with performances through the year. Songs range from old-school gospel numbers, to up-beat mow town, across to soulful contemporary tunes. Auditions open all year. Kat Brooks | kat@musicbird.co.uk www.exeterphoenixchoir.com

Knitting 101 Introduction to the basics of knitting 7 - 9pm, Mondays commencing Jan for 6 weeks £9.50 per session, £50 in advance (saving £7) Learn the ins and outs of knitting with a patient and knowledgeable teacher who has 40+yrs experience. Terri covers the basics, and also touches on colourwork, cables, lace in this comprehensive beginners course. With practice ‘Knitting can sooth the troubled spirit and doesn’t hurt the untroubled spirit either’. - Elizabeth Zimmerman. Terri Bate (Tutleymutley on Ravelry) | 07595 736489 tutley.mutley@gmail.com | www.tutleymutleytextiles.com

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EXTERNAL

Global Harmony Ongoing during term time, 7.30 - 9pm, £8 per session payable half termly. A cappella singing in glorious 4/5 part harmony. Folk, gospel, pop, classical around the world, ancient and upbeat cotemporary. Booking essential. Roz Walker | 01803 862246 | rozwalker@naturallvoice.net

World Rhythms and Drum Circle 7.30 - 9pm, ongoing, £6 per session Steve Crossen and Gaelle Hammond from ‘Drum Magic’ present a weekly drum workshop incorporating world rhythms including African, Cuban, Middle Eastern and Brazilian. Some drums will be supplied but please bring your own if possible. Beginners to advanced Steve Crossen & Gaëlle Hammond 07828194509 & 07791659953

Beginners Ballet for adults with Hazel Greenlaw Ongoing during term time, 7.30 - 8.30pm, £6 for first class, £73.50 for 14 weeks. Hazel Greenlaw | 01392 423577

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TUESDAYS Award-winning Monkey Music Classes (3 months-4 years) Ongoing during term time, term starts Jan - you can join at any point in the term. Heigh Ho: 9.45am (1-2yrs), Jiggety Jig; 10.20am (2-3yrs), Rock ‘n’ roll: 11.00am (3-12mths), £6 per session paid per term in advance (discounts for siblings), first introductory class free. Places are limited. All ages welcome! The premium brand, pre-school music class, nurturing a lifetime of music. Winners of ‘Best National Pre-schooler Development Activity 2010’ by ‘What’s on 4 little ones’ voted for by thousands of parents all over the country. Daniele | 0845 017 8766 | daniele.coombe@monkeymusic.co.uk www.monkeymusic.com

A Chance to Dance A movement group for people over 50. Ongoing, 2 – 3.30pm, £6 includes a drink or £4.50 without. Men and women over 50 wanting to dance for fitness and fun are invited to give this session a go. Drop in as little or as often as you like. It is not about learning steps but finding the dancer within, guided by a trained facilitator, accompanied by music. No dance experience necessary. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Hayley Starling | 07891 822941

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EXTERNAL

Tuesday Club with Magic Carpet Ongoing, 2 - 4pm This group is for people with learning disabilities. Please contact before attending. 01392 422938 www.magiccarpet-arts.org.uk/thisisgroups

Intermediate Jazz Dance with Nicholette Pollard Ongoing during term time, 6.15 - 7.45pm, £5 per session or paid in 5 or 10 week blocks. If you have danced in the pass, wish to get back to it, or you want to continue, this is the class for you, It has a very friendly atmosphere of mixed ages. West End style jazz starts with matt mattox style warm up, stretches, corner work, & varied routines. 07810 750950 info@jazzdanceexeter.co.uk www.jazzdanceexeter.co.uk

Spin City Pole Fitness Class (Intermediate & Advanced Beginners – Levels 3 & 4) 6.30 – 7.30pm, £10 regular, £7 pole society, £60 gold card (4 classes & 1 practice p/w for 4 weeks) This class will introduce some of the more advanced spins and spin combinations, at this level seated climbs and more advanced seats will also be introduced. We will build on the basic invert to progress onto some different leg grips andhandstand variations and much more! Please book by going to our website. Alex Conley | 07772 373914 mail@spincityexeter.com www.spincityexeter.com

Abstract Art Classes with Patrick Jones 7 - 9pm, £180 for ten sessions payable on the first session or £20 per sesion. The abstract art course is the only course in the UK dedicated to the practice of abstraction. Taught by the painter, Patrick Jones, the emphasis is on being able to express yourself in paint. patrickjonespainter@hotmail.com 07747 116516 / 01395 446241 

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TUESDAYS American Tribal Style Bellydance ‘Basics & Beyond’

Beginners to improvers Salsa Dance with Martin Travers

7 - 8pm, £40 class card (£30 NUS) valid 5 consecutive classes with 6th class FREE

Ongoing, 8pm £5 (£4), £7 with follow-on Salsa class

Drop in - £8 per class Introductory taster class £5

Have fun and get fit learning this exhilarating, vibrant partner dance. What you learn can be enjoyed at our regular Latin parties, or anywhere in the world! Martin has 14 years experience teaching authentic Salsa, Merengue and Bachata to thousands of people, in a friendly, encouraging atmosphere. No partner needed.

Would you love to learn to Bellydance? We teach good dance posture with great technique. So if you want to learn, transfrom yourself and go on a journey of discovery with dance come and join us. What are you waiting for? We can’t wait to meet you.

Martin | 07773 817359 | salsa_brava@mac.com

Kelley Beeston | 01398 331143 or Jacqui Spiers 01566 784353 www.kalash-tribal.co.uk www.letsshimmy.co.uk tribalmermaids@gmail.com

Spin City Pole Fitness Class (Mixed Ability) 7.30 – 8.30pm, £10 regular, £7 pole society, £60 gold card (4 classes & 1 practice p/w for 4 weeks) This class is great whether you are brand new to pole dance or super advanced! These classes are slightly smaller than the leveled classes to ensure you get enough of the instructor’s time. Mixed ability is great if you can’t make your normal level class or if you have a membership and want to go to lots of classes! Alex Conley | 07772 373914 mail@spincityexeter.com www.spincityexeter.com

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EXTERNAL

Spin City Pole Fitness Class (Beginners – Level 1) 8.30 – 9.30pm, £10 regular, £7 pole society, £60 gold card (4 classes & 1 practice p/w for 4 weeks) If you’re new to pole dance this is the class for you! Pole is a great way to keep fit and have fun; you will learn some basic spins as well as climbing the pole. You will also learn some of these spins on your weak hand and even one handed! Don’t forget we run free tasters on the last Friday of each month! Alex Conley | 07772 373914 mail@spincityexeter.com www.spincityexeter.com

Improvers to intermediate Salsa Dance with Martin Travers Ongoing, 9pm, £6 (£5) £7 to include beginners class Cuban or cross-body? Whatever your Salsa style, Martin has outstanding skills to help you reach your full Sal sa potential, blending excellent technique with enjoyment and fun! Please consider including the new beginners and improvers class as a ‘step-intro’ and warm-up. Come with friends or make new ones! Martin 07773 817359 salsa_brava@mac.com

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WEDNESDAYS Street Jazz with Sammy B

Playback Youth Theatre

Ongoing during term time, term starts Jan, 4.45 - 5.45pm, ÂŁ4.50 Sammy B invites you to come and learn funky Street Jazz in a fun and relaxed environment. Routines are varied and incorporate a mixture of pop, hip hop and street dance moves.

Ongoing during term time, term starts Jan, 5 - 6pm for 7-10 year olds, 6 - 7.15pm for 11-18 years, ÂŁ21 per half term

Sammy B | 07762 793118

Playback is a professionally-run company for young people, specialising in original theatre, music and film. Acting, singing, dancing, writing, games andexercises. All are welcome to try one session. Forthcoming projects will include script writing and songwriting. Jez Taylor | 01363 773337 info@playbacktheatre.org www.playbackyouththeatre.org

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EXTERNAL

Spin City Pole Fitness Class (Advanced – Level 6) 7.45 – 8.45pm, £10 regular, £7 pole society, £60 gold card (4 classes & 1 practice p/w for 4 weeks) This class will focus on more advanced inverted positions Including arms only grips, progressions from your shouldermount and more difficult combinations. At this level you will be expected to carry out high-level drills to push your strength and flexibility to the next level. You will be expected to lift all inverts at this stage. Please book by going to our website. Alex Conley | 07772 373914 mail@spincityexeter.com www.spincityexeter.com Sahaja Yoga meditation

Spin City Pole Fitness Class (Advanced Intermediate – Level 5) 8.45 – 9.45pm, £10 regular, £7 pole society, £60 gold card (4 classes & 1 practice p/w for 4 weeks) In each level 5 class we will start with a series of drills to help with your strength and stability, then we will focus on more advanced inverted positions including shoulder mounts, preparation for arms only moves and supermen to name a few. We will also include progressions and combinations from one move to another. Please book by going to our website. Alex Conley | 07772 373914 mail@spincityexeter.com www.spincityexeter.com

Belly Dancing Ongoing during term-time, term starts Jan, 8 – 9pm, £45 for 8 weeks For adults with no or little dance experience, get fit and have fun. Enjoy the delights of authentic Middle Eastern dance and music. Come and learn the hypnotic and percussive movements used in the social (baladi), performance (raqs sharqi) and folkloric styles of this dance.Complete beginners through to advanced dancers catered for. The classes are fun, friendly and informative. Advanced booking required. Judith Edis | 01404 548995 or 07510 261829 ysondedancer@aol.com

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THURSDAYS Ballet for Adults (16+) with Mollie Penn Ongoing during term time 12.30 - 1.30pm, £48 in advance for term of 12 classes, £5 single class A level 3 class for dancers with experience. Mollie Penn | 01392 272566

Award winning Monkey Music Classes (3 months-4 years) Ongoing during term time, you can join at any point in the term. Heigh Ho: 2.05pm (1-2 yrs), Rock ‘n’ Roll: 2.45pm (3-12 months), Jiggety Jig/Ding Dong: 3.20pm (2-4 yrs), £6 per session paid per term in advance (discount for siblings), first introductory class free, places are limited, all ages welcome. Winners of ‘Best national pre-schooler development activity 2010’ by ‘What’s on 4 little ones’ voted for by thousands of parents all over the country. Daniele | 0845 017 8766 | daniele.coombe@monkeymusic.co.uk www.monkeymusic.com

Ballet for Adults (16+) with Mollie Penn Ongoing, during term time 5 - 6pm, £48 in advance for a term of 12 classes, £5 single class A level 3 class for dancers with experience. Mollie Penn | 01392 272566

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EXTERNAL

Spin City Pole Fitness Class (Beginners) 5.45 - 6.45pm, £10 regular, £7 pole society, £60 gold card (4 classes & 1 practice p/w for 4 weeks) If you’re new to pole dance this is the class for you! Pole is a great way to keep fit and have fun; you will learn some basic spins as well as climbing the pole. You will also learn some of these spins on your weak hand and even one handed! Don’t forget we run free tasters on the last Friday of each month! Alex Conley | 07772373914 mail@spincityexeter.com www.spincityexeter.com

Beginners & Improvers Jazz Dance with Nicholette Pollard Ongoing during term time, term starts Jan, 6.15 7.15pm, £5 per class or pay in 5 or 10 week blocks. If you love to dance, but never had the chance to learn, or you once did a long while ago, then this is where you begin, you will learn technique, you will become more flexible, get fit & have fun, in this very friendly class of mixed ages & ability. 07810 750950 info@jazzdanceexeter.co.uk www.jazzdanceexeter.co.uk

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THURSDAYS No Spotlight, No Spandex 1st and 3rd Thur each month 7 – 8pm, £2 p/class For more information about the class, contact via the Facebook page or just turn up! www.facebook.com/nlnlexeter

Ballet for Adults with Hazel Greenlaw Ongoing during term time, 7:30 - 8:30pm, £5.60 for first class, £66.30 for 13 weeks For experienced dancers. Hazel Greenlaw | 01392 423577

Spin City Pole Fitness

Class (mixed ability) 7.45 - 8.45pm,c10 Regular, £7 pole society, £60 gold card (4 classes & 1 practice p/w for 4 weeks) This class is great whether you are brand new to pole dance or super advanced! These classes are slightly smaller than the leveled classes to ensure you get enough of the instructor’s time. Mixed ability is great if you can’t make your normal level class or if you have a membership and want to go to lots of classes! Alex Conley | 07772373914 | mail@spincityexeter.com www.spincityexeter.com

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Spin City Pole Fitness Routines Class (All Levels) 7.45 - 8.45pm, £10 Regular, £7 pole society, £60 gold card (4 classes & 1 practice p/w for 4 weeks) In our pole routines class we will teach you a new routine each week, consisting of interesting transitions incorporating a different dance in each class. If you don’t have any dance experience then this is a perfect opportunity to learn to link some moves together, and to perfect transitions and floor work, which you can later use in your very own routine. Alex Conley | 07772 373914 mail@spincityexeter.com www.spincityexeter.com

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FRIDAYS Pyjama Drama Ongoing, term starts 6 Sep, Raindrops 9.30 – 10.05am (22 months – 2 1⁄2 yrs), Rainbows 10.15 – 10.55am (2 1⁄2 - 5 yrs) £15 trial cost for 3 classes, if happy to join then £5 p/class thereafter (payable p/class or termly) + free tshirt to wear to class! Pyjama Drama offers drama and creative play classes for toddlers nd children up to 5 years old. Come along with us on some amazing journeys of the imagination! Packed full ofexciting drama games, music and movement, our classes are loads of fun and utterly unique. Classes for dewdrops (6 – 22 months) coming soon! Amanda | 01392247449 Amanda@pyjamadrama.com

Creative Change with Magic Carpet 10.30am - 12.30pm Magic Carpet run a range of creative activities for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues each week at Exeter Phoenix, these include arts and crafts and drama. 01392 422938 | www.magiccarpet-arts.org.uk

Snap Dragon with Magic Carpet Weekly 2.15 - 4.15pm Magic Carpet run a range of creative activities for people with learning disabilities and mental health issues each week at Exeter Phoenix, these include arts and crafts and drama. 01392 422938 | www.magiccarpet-arts.org.uk

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Spin City Pole Fitness Class (Free Taster Session)

Ballet for Adults with Hazel Greenlaw

7.15-8.15pm, last Fri of every month, FREE

Ongoing during term time, 7.30 - 8.30pm, ÂŁ5.75 first class, ÂŁ68 for 13 weeks.

Are you completely new to pole? Then why not come along to our free taster and find out what we are all about! The induction will give you the chance to have a go on the poles and learn some fantastic tricks designed for complete beginners! You will need to wear shorts to help you grip the pole and please do not moisturise on the day of the class. Book by going to our website.

For those with some experience. Hazel Greenlaw | 01392 423577

Alex Conley | 07772373914 mail@spincityexeter.com www.spincityexeter.com

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SATURDAYS Flamenco classes with Elena Brandwood 11am - 12.30pm for people with some experience, £10 per class or £75 for 10 classes (term) (1 hour of technique and half hour basic choreography) 12.30 – 1.30pm: for people with no experience, £7 per class or £50 per 10 classes (term).

Improvers Flamenco with Sonia Ongoing from October, 12.30 – 1.30pm, £6 p/class If you have a background in dance or you wish to improve your flamenco skills come and join the class. Sonia Espana | 07856 973530 soniaespana@gmail.com

Fun classes with live guitar suitable for people (men and women) of all ages and abilities. Try this traditional Spanish dance that has footwork and body work and loadsof passion! Elena on 07810521217 brand14wood8@aol.com

A.R.T.S Anonymous Ongoing, 11.30 - 12.30pm, voluntary contributions Artists Recovering Through the Twelve Steps (A.R.T.S) helps you break your creative block so you can follow your inspiration and your passions. A.R.T.S Anonymous is a fellowship of artists of all kinds (writers, painters, designers, actors, musicians etc.) Our primary purpose is to express our creative gifts and help others to achieve artistic freedom. Suzette: 01392 422914

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OTHER COURSES Pole Fitness Birthday & Hen Party (Any level)

Kinky and Quirky Burlesque Workshop

Time and date arranged upon request; £20 per person(6 - 18 people), 1.5 hours

By request only, 3 - 5pm, £20 payable in advance, (includes free entry to Kinky & Quirky’s Burlesque & Boogie Night)

If your looking to organise a pole dance party in Exeter, then come and celebrate with Spin City Exeter. We can organise a range of different parties tailored to your needs. Whether it be a hen party, a girly Saturday afternoon in or a birthday with friends we have got just the thing for you. When you book with us you can be sure that you will be given professional instruction, with a fully qualified and insured instructor. You will also be guaranteed a party where there will never be more than three of you sharing a pole making sure you get the best value for money!

Sexy, sassy, fun, confidence building – burlesque is the new black! The incredibleVenus Noir leads this new workshop to encourage women of all ages, shapes and sizes to find their inner bombshell. Learn all the classic burlesque moves, bump and grind, shimmy and shake your tassels if you dare! 0785 999 6368 quirky@kinkyandquirky.com www.kinkyandquirky.com

Alex Tait | www.spincityexeter.com mail@spincityexeter.com 07772 373914

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DAY WORKSHOPS Vocal Techniques for Singers: Breathing Inspiration for singers (1 of 3)

Vocal Techniques for Singers: Opening the Throat (3 of 3)

11 Jan, 11am- 1pm, ÂŁ25

A group vocal technique lesson/workshop. Releasing tightness in the throat to improve range, breath control and tone colour. Includes vocal exercises to do at home to maintain progress, full explanation of why they work and time for questions. Small groups for individual attention. Great for choir singers, singer/songwriters etc.

Group vocal technique lesson/workshop. Physical and vocal preparation. Why it is useful and what you can do to support your singing. Focusing on preparing the singing muscles to support your singing. Learn exercises to strengthen diaphragm, reduce tension in vocal tract plus build vocalflexibility and range. Full explanations of techniques with time for questions. Small groups for individual attention. Great for choir singers, singer/songwriters etc.

11 Jan, 10am - 1pm, ÂŁ30

Sandra Smith | 01364 643105 sandra@singingandbreathing.co.uk www.singingandbreathing.co.uk

Sandra Smith | 01364 643105 sandra@singingandbreathing.co.uk www.singingandbreathing.co.uk

Appalachian clog dancing Thu 16 & 23 Jan, 8.00-9.00 pm, FREE Exciting American percussive dance with live music from our string band. Alive & Kicking invite you to three open practice sessions. Meet the team, see us dance and try it for yourself. We are looking for new team members. Jo Wright | enquiries@alive-and-kicking.org.uk 01392 462531

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