Regular Activities

The list of regular events is changing all the time, so while we try to keep the information below up to date it’s always good to check. Please note that some events are term time-only. View the calendar of regular events to see when the next events are taking place.

Ashburton Arts Open House

All are welcome to drop in to Ashburton Arts Centre every Saturday morning. We are open from 10 till 12:30 for tea, coffee, and a chat.

Bollywood dance workshop

bollywood dance class

A one hour bollywood dance class learning moves and choreographies all to the funky beat of pumping Bollywood music, held weekly on Tuesday evenings.

Flamenco class


Flamenco – the fiery & passionate dance from southern Spain. Learn footwork & bodywork technique and full choreographies in this weekly class, held on Tuesday evenings.

Ashburton Arts Community Choir

A weekly choir session, held on Tuesday evenings. Open to anyone who wants to sing, so just drop in. There’s no termly commitment or experience necessary.

Majidah Belly Dance Studio

Egyptian Belly Dancers

Majidah tribal belly dance. All welcome! A great way to keep fit and have fun, every Thursday evening.

Ty Lynne Yoga

ty lynne

Yoga classes with Ty Lynne draw from her experience of different traditions and are held every Saturday morning during term time.

Repair Cafe

repair cafe

Have things that need fixing? Don’t bin them. Bring them to the Ashburton Repair Cafe, a monthly event where members of the public bring broken items and volunteer repairers fix them for a donation. Meanwhile tea and cake are served! 3rd Saturday of every month.

Life Drawing at Ashburton Arts

life drawing

Life Drawing sessions with Andrew Stacey take place on the first Saturday of the month from 11am -1.30pm. Bring along whatever materials you like to use; there are a few tables but mainly people work on boards or portable easels they bring in, or in sketchbooks.

Ashburton Singers

Ashburton Singers

The Ashburton Singers meet weekly on Thursdays from 8 – 10 pm. We sing music from the 16th – 21st centuries and perform Spring, Summer and Christmas concerts.

Ashburton Community Folk Orchestra

Community Orchestra One Man Band

Led by award-winning and experienced community musician David Faulkner. All acoustic instruments and different levels of ability welcome. Play music from Devon and beyond. Play in harmony. 
Develop learning by ear.
Scores and sound files provided. Thursday mornings.

Yoga at the Arts Centre

yoga at ashburton arts

With eight classes a week, whether you want to improve your posture and stand up straighter, or stand on your head, there is a class for you to help build strength, develop flexibility, improve joint function and deepen the ability to relax and let go of tension. Sessions held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

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Regular Events Calendar

Click on an event to see more information about what’s on, including contact details for the organiser. Use the Monthly/Weekly/Daily option at the top right to change how you view the calendar.

To view the regular events as a list, please click here.

Platform Cinema

Ashburton Arts Centre is also home to Platform Cinema, hosting public film screenings approximately once a month. To get involved in organising these contact Harry Staniland, or talk to Jenny Donaldson in Gnash Comics.