Regular Events

This is changing all the time, so the information below may not be up to date.
Last edited: 29 April 2018.

Open House every Saturday morning from 10am (until noon/1pm ish – depends what’s happening). All welcome to drop in for tea, coffee, cake (sometimes), conversation. Assorted taster events each week including music, storytelling, yoga, Dalcroze music for adults, life drawing – all fundraising for Ashburton Arts. On the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month, there’s an acoustic music session open to all (see The Gathering below).

Ashburton Community Choir – Tuesday evenings 8 – 9.30pm £5 (suggested donation)
Open to anyone who wants to sing, drop in: no termly commitment or experience necessary.
Andy Williamson, andy@ashburtonarts.org.uk, 07980 680052

Ashburton Singers – Thursday evenings
A traditional SATB choir (music-reading). If you’re interested, contact:
Bridget Ansell, info@ashburtonsingers.co.uk

Yoga – Monday, Wednesday, Friday during school terms
For full details see ashburtonarts.org.uk/yoga-at-the-arts-centre
Chris Willis, chrissiewillis@yahoo.co.uk, 07521 715872, 01364 642398

Amnesty Letter Writing Group.  1st Tues of the month, drop in anytime between 6.30 and 8pm, all materials provided. For more info contact Rachel Jennings: rachel@racheljennings.org.uk or 01364 388538

Bingo – 3rd Tuesday of the month, 2 – 3.30pm
Ashburton Community Care – Suzy Williamson, ashburtoncommunitycare@gmail.com 01364 712013,

Belly Dancing – Thursday evenings, 6.30 – 7.30pm. £5
Majidah Tribal Belly Dance. Drop in – all welcome (including men 🙂

Storytree Music – Wednesdays in term time 2.15 – 3pm
Music for under 5s. £5 per session – siblings £3.
Contact Rachel Miller, rachelmiller@onetel.com, 01364 652939

Journeys In Music – approx monthly, 6pm – 8pm on Saturday evenings. ‘For people who simply love to move to music’. Jackie Lake, info@urbantranquillity.co.uk, 07958 728866

The Gathering – acoustic music session, usually 2nd & 4th Saturday mornings of the month
All welcome to play, sing, listen. Admission free (donations welcome). Contact Ian Pickvance, ianpickvance@msn.com

Platform Cinema – approx monthly public film screenings. To get involved in organising these contact Harry Staniland, harry.staniland@gmail.com or talk to Jenny Donaldson in Gnash Comics.