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,, 07980 680052

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

Yoga – Monday, Wednesday, Friday during school terms
For full details see
Chris Willis,, 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: or 01364 388538

Bingo – 3rd Tuesday of the month, 2 – 3.30pm
Ashburton Community Care – Suzy Williamson, 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,, 01364 652939

Journeys In Music – approx monthly, 6pm – 8pm on Saturday evenings. ‘For people who simply love to move to music’. Jackie Lake,, 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,

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