Take Part

Welcome to Take Part: The Eastgate’s fabulous programme of participation activities!

Whether you are interested in dancing, acting, art, animation, making music or some other form of arts activity, the Eastgate has something for you.

Scroll on to find out about the different classes we offer and also to find out more about the incredible practitioners who lead them.

Upcoming Events

Peebles Players

Peebles Players

01/04/2024 - 24/06/2024    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The lively Peebles Players invites every adult with disabilities to come and make music together with friends.
Rhythm Kids

Rhythm Kids

23/05/2024 - 20/06/2024    
10:00 am - 10:45 am
£30 (5 week block)
Frances Taylor invites toddlers and their grown ups to explore the wonderful world of music.
Introduction to Ballet

Introduction to Ballet

27/05/2024 - 24/06/2024    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
£45 (5 Week Block)
Sara Boles leads this fun class - discover your inner dancer. Book a block of 5 Monday night classes.
Ballet Monday Evening

Ballet Monday Evening

27/05/2024 - 24/06/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
£50 (5 Week Block)
Sara Boles leads a rigorous class combining both classical and modern ballet technique. Open to everyone, whatever their experience,
Contemporary Dance (Monday)

Contemporary Dance (Monday)

27/05/2024 - 24/06/2024    
8:15 pm - 9:30 pm
£50 (5 week block)
SORRY THIS ONE IS SOLD OUT! To be added to a waiting list please contact Box Office on 01721 725777 or email mail@eastgatearts.com. Sara Boles leads this class focused on building strong technique and fluid movement. Working towards creating completed pieces of choreography.
Tap Experienced (Tuesday)

Tap Experienced (Tuesday)

28/05/2024 - 25/06/2024    
9:45 am - 10:45 am
£45 (5 week block)
SORRY THIS ONE IS SOLD OUT! To be added to a waiting list please contact Box Office on 01721 725777 or email mail@eastgatearts.com. Sara Boles leads a high energy and fun tap class. Refresh basic moves and learn new ones.
Ballet (Tuesdays)

Ballet (Tuesdays)

28/05/2024 - 25/06/2024    
11:00 am - 12:01 pm
£45 for 5 weeks
Improve balance, strength and control by building technique and add lyrical expression to beautiful music.
Jazz Dance (Tuesdays)

Jazz Dance (Tuesdays)

28/05/2024 - 25/06/2024    
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
£45 (5 Week Block)
Sara Boles leads a class built around rhythmic music. Take this opportunity to build strength and fitness (and laugh) week by week.
Art Space for Adults

Art Space for Adults

28/05/2024 - 25/06/2024    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£110 for 5 weeks
Hannah Davies leads a weekly class for adults to draw and paint, whether picking up a brush for the first time or looking to further develop skills. Materials provided.
Art Space for Kids

Art Space for Kids

28/05/2024 - 25/06/2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
£50 for 5 weeks
Fun, creative art classes trying out all sort of media, for kids aged 7 to 12. Materials provided.
Ballet (Fridays)

Ballet (Fridays)

31/05/2024 - 28/06/2024    
9:45 am - 10:45 am
£45 for 5 weeks
Improve balance, strength and control by building technique and add lyrical expression to beautiful music.
Jazz Dance (Fridays) Session 1

Jazz Dance (Fridays) Session 1

31/05/2024 - 28/06/2024    
10:50 am - 11:50 am
£45 (5 Week Block)
SORRY THIS ONE IS SOLD OUT! Spaces available on later Friday session at 12pm. Sara Boles leads a class built around rhythmic music. Take this opportunity to build strength and fitness (and laugh) week by week.
Jazz Dance (Fridays) Session 2

Jazz Dance (Fridays) Session 2

31/05/2024 - 28/06/2024    
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
£45 (5 Week Block)
Sara Boles leads a class built around rhythmic music. Take this opportunity to build strength and fitness (and laugh) week by week.
Art Therapy Workshops

Art Therapy Workshops

01/06/2024 - 22/06/2024    
10:30 am - 12:01 pm
£60 for 4 workshops
Four confidential, supportive sessions using art to communicate issues that feel confusing or hard to talk about.
Art Space for Adults (Thursday)

Art Space for Adults (Thursday)

13/06/2024 - 27/06/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
£66 for 3 weeks
Develop your painting and creative skills in this lively class led by Hannah Davies.
Actor's Studio

Actor's Studio

24/06/2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
£10
Have a go at improv and develop performance skills in a dynamic and supportive space. Unleash your imagination and have fun.
Seated Movement and Voice for All

Seated Movement and Voice for All

11/07/2024    
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
£6/£8/£12 : Choose the price that best suits your ability to pay
Movement and singing to live music performed on piano - for all adults who would like regular, safe physical exercise and fun.
Seated Movement and Voice for All

Seated Movement and Voice for All

18/07/2024    
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
£6/£8/£12 : Choose the price that best suits your ability to pay
Movement and singing to live music performed on piano - for all adults who would like regular, safe physical exercise and fun.
Seated Movement and Voice for All

Seated Movement and Voice for All

25/07/2024    
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
£6/£8/£12 : Choose the price that best suits your ability to pay
Movement and singing to live music performed on piano - for all adults who would like regular, safe physical exercise and fun.
Textile Summer School

Textile Summer School

29/07/2024 - 02/08/2024    
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Deborah Campbell leads this 5 day course exploring various methods of creating individual fabrics through printing, painting and other techniques.