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Prema is a family friendly Arts Centre, promoting performance, live music and art exhibitions as well as accessible workshops, classes and creative experiences for kids and adults.

Prema, near Dursley in the Stroud valleys, offers an affordable day out for all folk in the South West.

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Here's a mix of everything in the programme for kids only. We've weekly classes for those wanting a regular dose of creative inspiration and some one-off workshops not to be missed. There's a mix for children aged 6 to 16. If you're over 16 you can come on any of our workshops for adults.

October

Thu
3 Oct -
28 Nov
3:45pm - 4:30pm

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Creative Ballet

£50 • Friends £48

Keziah Benbow teaches the foundations and traditions of ballet without the stress or pressure of grades. Improve co-ordination, flexibility and muscularity. Ages 6-10

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Thu
3 Oct -
28 Nov
4:45pm - 5:30pm

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Contemporary Dance

£50 • Friends £48

Let loose at the end of the school day and shake it all off! Keziah Benbow is here to help you find joy in movement and expressing yourself. Contemporary dance incorporates dance styles of everything from folk to street and this upbeat energetic class gives you the freedom to experiment and devise choreography. Ages 6-10

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December

Thu 12
1pm - 4pm

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Home Ed Taster Session

Full £20

Come and spend an afternoon at Prema Arts Centre on this Home Ed taster session where you will be working with dance and drama queen Kez Benbow and sculpting amazing creations with artist Jim Pilston. Open to ages 7-14.

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January

Thu
23 Jan -
19 Mar
3:45pm - 4:30pm

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Creative Ballet

£50 • Friends £48

Creative Ballet offers a chance to channel energy into creativity whilst learning the basics of ballet, improving coordination, flexibility and musicality. Learn the core foundations and traditions of ballet without the pressures and confinements of grades.Ages 6-10.

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Thu
23 Jan -
12 Mar
4:45pm - 5:30pm

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Contemporary Dance

£50 • Friends £48

This class provides the perfect platform for young people to learn the basic techniques of contemporary dance in a fun and friendly way. With Keziah Benbow’s upbeat approach this class encourages inventiveness and helps to build confidence as your dancing vocabulary begins to grow, with freedom to experiment and devise choreography incorporating dance styles form everything from folk to street.

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Wed
29 Jan -
11 Mar
10:30am - 12pm

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Creative Tots

£56 • Friends £53

Our most fun and fabulous creatives Abby Conway and Bea Cleaver are bringing back this magical and inspiring creative course for parents and their nippers! Our six-week course will help nurture and develop your tots’ innate creativity whilst reawakening and giving confidence to your own creative playfulness. Ages 3+

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Wed
29 Jan -
11 Mar
4:30pm - 5:30pm

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Illustration Club

£48 • Friends £46

Join imaginative artist Hannah Dyson for this six-week foray into the world of illustration. Learn about the many ways illustration can be used in everyday life form magazines, to packaging, books and comics. Explore different ways to use materials to create striking narrative images to tell stories through a series of design and drawing challenges dreamt up by the ever inventive Hannah! Ages 6-10.

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February

18 Feb -
21 Feb
10am - 3pm

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Half Term Make-a-thon (the week)

£100 • Friends £92

This half term prepare for a creative feast at Prema. We’re doing things a bit differently and offering four whole days of creativity that connect different practices with a theme that weaves through the whole week. The mornings will be charged up by the amazing Kez Benbow who will bring everyone’s energy levels up with movement and drama, then the rest of each day will be a mix of making including illustration, sculpture and more. Book the full four days here. Ages 7-12

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Tue 18
10am - 3pm

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Half Term Make-a-thon (Tuesday)

£28 • Friends £30

This half term prepare for a creative feast at Prema. We’re doing things a bit differently and offering four whole days of creativity that connect different practices with a theme that weaves through the whole week. The mornings will be charged up by the amazing Kez Benbow who will bring everyone’s energy levels up with movement and drama, then the rest of each day will be a mix of making including illustration, sculpture and more. If you can make all four days that’s great we can’t wait to see you, but don’t worry if not, each day will stand alone as a brilliantly immersive creative experience. You won’t miss out by joining later in the week either as any work created with Kez will grow and develop each day. Make, move and create every day. All materials are provided just bring along some lunch and get stuck in to this creative feast for the Feb half term. Book the full four days or individual days.

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Wed 19
10am - 3pm

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Half Term Make-a-thon (Wednesday)

£30 • Friends £28

This half term prepare for a creative feast at Prema. We’re doing things a bit differently and offering four whole days of creativity that connect different practices with a theme that weaves through the whole week. The mornings will be charged up by the amazing Kez Benbow who will bring everyone’s energy levels up with movement and drama, then the rest of each day will be a mix of making including illustration, sculpture and more.

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Thu 20
10am - 3pm

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Half Term Make-a-thon (Thursday)

£30 • Friends £28

This half term prepare for a creative feast at Prema. We’re doing things a bit differently and offering four whole days of creativity that connect different practices with a theme that weaves through the whole week. The mornings will be charged up by the amazing Kez Benbow who will bring everyone’s energy levels up with movement and drama, then the rest of each day will be a mix of making including illustration, sculpture and more.

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Fri 21
10am - 3pm

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Half Term Make-a-thon (Friday)

£30 • Friends £28

This half term prepare for a creative feast at Prema. We’re doing things a bit differently and offering four whole days of creativity that connect different practices with a theme that weaves through the whole week. The mornings will be charged up by the amazing Kez Benbow who will bring everyone’s energy levels up with movement and drama, then the rest of each day will be a mix of making including illustration, sculpture and more.

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