Workshops and Classes

Baby Paddlers
We teach you and your children to be water confident – something we believe starts with having fun! We welcome all children from 0 – 5 years, and love helping them develop, from the special first Splash, to their first Kick and the all-important first Swim
Swimming classes are held in a hydrotherapy pool, which is kept at about 34 oC – perfect for newborn babies. 
When: Classes are held on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
Contact email: team@babypaddlers.co.uk 
Contact tel:
01962 680 236
Venue: Royal Hampshire County Hospital, SO22 5DG

Baby Paddlers
Baby Paddlers holds swimming lessons for both babies and toddlers in a fantastic pool at Norton Park, a great way to introduce your little one to the water.
When: Classes are held each Tuesday and Thursday morning between 9am and 10am
Contact email: laura@babypaddlers.co.uk
Contact tel: 07814 259 666
Venue: Norton Park Hotel, Sutton Scotney, SO21 3NB

Sunday sketchbook monthly class
The class will meet at The Colour Factory for briefing and set off on a walk around Winchester sketching, returning to develop studies into further ideas for paintings.
When: One Sundayof every month, 10am-3pm (28th August, 18th September)
Where: The Colour Factory, The Lodge, Gordon Road, Winchester, SO23 7DT
Contact e-mail: rosieparmley@yahoo.co.uk
Contact tel: 01962 870 789
Cost: £48, please reserve a place.  All art materials provided.

Monthly painting and drawing taster days
For all abilities - an opportunity to try out a variety of media to build painting and drawing skills.  You will be using acrylics, inks, charcoal, pastels, gels and take home an art work on canvas to be proud of.
When: 27th August, 17th September, 8th October
Where: The Colour Factory, The Lodge, Gordon Road, Winchester, SO23 7DT
Contact e-mail: rosieparmley@yahoo.co.uk
Contact tel: 01962 870 789
Cost: £48, please reserve a place.  All art materials provided.

New Wessex Cancer Trust Fundraising Group Meeting
Fundraising Group meeting once a month and raising money to support the local Cancer Support Centre on St George's Street, Winchester.
Come along for our the meeting, everyone is very welcome!
When: Monthly 3/3/2016 - 3/3/2017
Where: Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8SB
Contact: Rachel on 023 8067 2200 or rachel.rawlings@wessexcancer.org.uk

Line Dance Classes
Wednesday evenings friendly, FUN beginners line dance class. No pressure, two left feet not a problem! Come and enjoy a good time making friends as you dance. All welcome.
Beginner Line Dance Class
When: Wednesdays 7pm, Fridays 7.30 pm
Intermediate/Advanced Class
When:
Fridays 7.30pm
Where: Waltham Chase Village Hall, Winchester Road, Waltham Chase
Cost: £5 per class
Contact: carolannstorey@aol.com or 01329 832 024

Loose Muse Winchester
A series of evenings presented by local writer, Sue Wrinch, celebrating women writing in all genres, including open mic sessions.
When: 28th July 2016
Where: Winchester Discovery Centre, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8SB
Cost: £5 at the door
Contact: 01962 873 603

ArtSTART UK Children’s Art Clubs with Donna Vokes
When:Saturday term time.Morning class: 10am – 11:30am. Age 6 +
Lunchtime class: 12noon – 1:30pm. Age 10 +
Where: The Attic Art Studio, Wintex House, Easton Lane Business Park, Winchester, SO23 7RQ
Cost:£9.50 per session
Contact:info@theatticwinchester.com

Café Scientifique
When: First Monday in the month. 7.15pm for a 7.45pm start
Where: Winchester Discovery Centre. Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8SB
Cost: Free
Contact: www.wincafesci.org.uk

Made in Winchester summer knitting and crochet classes
Join Rebecca Miles for a range of classes this summer, details as follows, for more information and to book contact Rebecca on enquiries@madeinwinchester.co.uk or phone 07931 323 607.

• Improvers Knitting: Bramble Cushion;
A gorgeous cushion, knitted in chunky cotton yarn, for those who have already learnt the basics of knitting. This class explores how by combining 2 stitches, Knit and Purl, you can produce wonderful textural details into your work.
When: 29/06/2016 10-1 pm
Where: The Colour Factory, The Lodge, Gordon Road, Winchester, SO23 7DD
Cost: 3 hour class: £50 (includes Bramble Cushion Kit; 1 x 100 gm ball of Chunky cotton yarn, wooden needles, feather cushion pad, fabric for back of cushion, darning needle and pattern) tea, coffee & homemade cake.

• Beginners Knitting: Lavender Bag;
In this 3 hour class you will learn the basic of knitting. How to cast on (and off) and be introduced to the 2 most important stitches, Knit and Purl and how combining stitches can add textural effects. With your Beginners Kit you will have everything you need to take away to complete your 1st knitting project~ a pretty lavender bag, which both looks and smells beautiful!When: 16/07/2016 10-1pm
Where: Bobbin Sewing School at The Consortium, 39 Jewry Street
Winchester SO22 8RY
Cost: 3 hour class: £45 includes all material (Beginners Kit) tea, coffee & homemade cake.

• Beginners Crochet: Bunting;
A class for beginners and for those who have already picked up the basics. You will learn how to hold the hook and the most commonly used crochet stitches to make a star or flower (or both!). You will have everything you need in your Bunting Kit to make a pretty length of bunting to finish at home.
When: 18/07/2016 10-1 pm
Where: The Colour Factory, The Lodge, Gordon Road, Winchester, SO23 7DD
Cost: 3 hour class: £40 (includes Bunting Kit) tea, coffee & homemade cake

Claire’s Art Class
An opportunity to be very creative in every medium within a friendly encouraging atmosphere
When: Friday 9:30am-12:00pm or 12:20pm-3:00pm
Autumn Term: 16th, 23rd, 30th September; 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th October; 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th November
Where: Shawford Parish Hall, Pearson Lane, SO21 2AA
Cost: £120 per term, minimum purchase £60
Contact: 01962 865515, claregoodmanartist@gmail.com, www.claregoodmanartist.co.uk