Local arts activities for young people ages 11+
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A termly bulletin of local arts activities for young people ages 11+
This list is loosely organised into: cross-arts, theatre and drama, dance and music
Keep an eye on the twitter account for activity updates @youngartsL
Noel La Mode - LGBT Christmas Jumper Party
The Albany/Metro
Free Entry/One off event (SE8 4AG)

Event created for young people by young people. With dancing, catwalks, Christmas Spirit, Fancy dress categories, cash prize, Xmas accessories workshop, festive nibbles, drinks; all welcome.
Friday 16 December – 6.30 – 8.30pm
The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, SE8 4AG

Senior Youth Theatre (Years 7+, ages 12 plus)
Special offer 3 sessions FREE!  £40 per 10 week term, £15 concession (SE6 3RP) Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre
Do you have a passion for Drama? Maybe thinking of taking it further, why not come along to our amazing workshops lead by professional actors and further develop your skill, with opportunities to perform at various platforms.

Tuesday 10th January-Tuesday 21st  March @ 5.30pm-7.30pm
The Barn at The Green Man, 355 Bromley Road, SE6 3RP
020 8854 1316<

Act Dance Sing! With Montage Theatre Arts,
£24 per term (concession) or £52 per term (full rate)/ full scholarships available (SE4 1LE)
Classes daily & Saturday School

Ages 3-18 - Classes in Ballet, RAD Ballet, Tap, Street Dance, LEAP!, Drama, Musical Theatre, Singing, LAMDA exams plus National Theatre Connections programme - Montage has it all! Have fun and make friends while learning with West End, ballet and opera professionals. Youth Dance and Youth Drama companies. 
Term dates: 9th January – 1st April 2017
Prendergast Hilly Fields College (top site), Adelaide Avenue, SE4 1LE
020 8692 7007

Free Weekly workshops in each location (Honor Oak, Deptford and Sydenham)
The Albany ( with Lewisham Homes)
Gives young people in Lewisham aged 8 - 18 years the chance to develop their street dance skills, attend shows and masterclasses and perform at live events.
Mon, Tue, Sat (various times – get in touch for more info)
Honor Oak Community Centre, TNG Youth Centre Sydenham,
Riverside Youth Club, Deptford 
07984 355826

African Dance
£5 per session/weekly (SE14 6LU)
IRIE!/Moonshot Centre
Traditional African Dance with Nii Boye a professional dancer, singer and percussionist from Ghana, West African. For ages 11+ and adults
Every Tuesdays 7:30 pm - 9:00pm
The Moonshot Centre, Angus street, Fordham Park, New Cross, SE14 6LU
0208 691 6099

Schools’ Concert for KS3
£4 per student (5 teachers per school go free) (SE3 9RQ)
Trinity Laban

A unique opportunity to experience orchestral sound at its largest! Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, This concert for KS3 offers a full introduction to the orchestra and explores compositional techniques in excerpts from the piece. Students will develop listening and appraising skills, and may even have a chance to sit amongst the players.
Thursday 9 Feb 2017, 13.00 - 14.30
Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Rd, London SE3 9RQ
Joanna Freeman,
Aspiring  Young Musicians
£50 for full ten week course (SE8 4AU)
The Midi Music Company
Practical, empowering and creative courses to build confidence and knowledge. MC/Spoken Word. Keyboard Skills for Songwriting. Music Production.
Every Thursday from 12th January 4.30-6pm
77 Watsons Street, Deptford, SE8 4AU
0208 694 6093
£2 per session/ £15 per term (SE8 3BT)
An  exciting MIX of DRAMA, LYRICS, DANCE & MUSIC workshops for 12-16 year olds. It’s fun and friendly.  No experience is necessary, just bring your energy & creativity!
Saturdays, Tuesdays & Thursdays, mid-January - April 2017
1st Floor, 1 Creek Road, SE8 3BT 
Dami on 020 8694 2444 / 07943 201307
Free/Feb half-term programme (SE8 4AG)
A free STEM/Arts festival, SMASHfestUK explores how to survive and rebuild when everything you know has been shaken to bits through a super volcano in Deptford! Activities for all ages and opportunities for young people to be Young Explainers (16-18). Teacher/Youth Officer launch event 18 Jan
Feb half term week in the Deptford Lounge SE8 4RJ & Thu16 to Fri 17 The Albany SE8 4AG

Drama Opportunity for Actors and Performers
Free/ Feb Half-term programme (SE6 3BT)
Over the February half-term GLYPT is working with a writer, a director, a musician, and ten talented young people from the local area to create an exciting new play with music, which will be showcased in a special performance to an invited audience at the new Fellowship Inn on the 17th February. If you’d like to be part of this incredible opportunity, give us a call:

Saturday 11th - Friday 17th February
Fellowship Inn, Randlesdown Rd, SE6 3BT
020 8854 1316 /

Covers Transport Costs
The Prince's Trust and London Bubble Theatre Company
A theatre training course open to young people across London. If you are 16-25 not currently in education, training or employment then Get Started with us and achieve your goals. INTERESTED?  Taster Day on 17 Jan 2017/ programme
23rd January-27th January 2017
Dominic John on 07415364808 / or text 'Theatre' to 07415364808
Albany Young Creatives
Free Weekly workshops (SE8 4AG)
The Albany (with Lewisham Homes)
Are you aged 16-25? Interested in producing, performing, technical theatre or international exchange? Join the Albany Young Creatives to work with some of the best professionals in the industry and have the opportunity to see your ideas come to life!
Wednesdays 6-9pm
The Albany, Douglas Way, Deptford, SE8 4AG 07984 355826

Zumba is starting next year January Friday the 13th
£5 per session/ Repeats (SE14 6LU)
IRIE!/Moonshot Centre
Don't just work out, Join the party, high energy calorie burning workout with your instructor Laura McGeough. Ages 18+
Every Friday 7:00pm - 8:00pm
The Moonshot Centre, Angus street, Fordham Park, New Cross, SE14 6LU
0208 691 6099
weekly (SE8 3DZ)
Candoco Dance Company at Trinity Laban
This contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled dancers at Trinity Laban for young people aged 13-25 of all levels of experience.  No dance experience needed, just your interest, enthusiasm and commitment!
Every Monday from 17.30h-19.30h
Laban Building, Creekside, London SE8 3DZ 020 77046845

Dance Ability
£5 (termly discounts available) Weekly (SE8 3DZ)
Trinity Laban
Weekly movement, play and creative dance sessions for disabled children and their siblings. Dance Ability is open to children with any physical and/or learning disability or sensory impairment. Wheelchair users are welcome.
Wednesdays 1600-16.45 & 17.00-17.45 Starts W/c 09 Jan- 31 March
Laban Building, Creekside, London SE8 3DZ
Emily Robinson at

Image credit:  Ben Johnston
Youth Programme
£5 (termly discounts available) Weekly (SE8 3DZ)
Trinity Laban
This offers high quality and affordable dance classes for young people of all abilities, aged 8 to 18 years, in a variety of dance styles. Young dancers benefit from the high standard of teaching, a friendly supportive atmosphere and the state of the art facilities of the Laban building.
Starts W/c Monday 09 January- 31 March
Laban Building, Creekside, London SE8 3DZ

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