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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.

January

Tue
23 Jan -
6 Mar
4:30pm - 6pm

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Creative Factory

£54 • Friends £52

Our Creative Factory is the perfect course to fuel your child’s imagination and help them build a portfolio of innovative and creative skills with the guidance of inventive illustrator Imogen Harvey-Lewis. This six-week course gives you a whole host of creative tools that last a lifetime. Each week offers a variety of drawing, designing and making experiments that can be stashed away in your artistic toolkit to use time and time again. For ages 7-10

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Thu
25 Jan -
8 Mar
3:45pm - 4:30pm

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Creative Ballet

£50 • Friends £48

Working with dazzlingly talented dance artist Keziah Benbow we’ll be exploring a range of dance exercises to improve co-ordination, flexibility and musicality; moving on to embed your newly-honed ballet technique into fantastic choreographed routines. This class is suitable for ages 6-10 and we warmly welcome all genders, shapes and sizes.

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Thu
25 Jan -
8 Mar
4:45pm - 5:30pm

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Kids Contemporary Dance

£50 • Friends £48

Inspirational dancer and movement leader Keziah Benbow leads our awesome contemporary course - an enjoyable and super-friendly class which aims to improve confidence, actively encouraging choreographic inventiveness and incorporating a variety of dance styles from a range of disciplines from world to folk to street. Using a fresh, ambient soundtrack, our kids’ contemporary dance is the perfect partner to Creative Ballet (giving you a full afternoon of great dance) but works well as a stand-alone course for those who like their dance just a shade more improvised. For ages 6-10

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February

Wed 14
10am - 1pm

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Big Beat

£20 • Friends £18

An awesome holiday workshop with drummer Phil Jones from Inspired Drums ricochets its way into our half-term line-up. Today’s workshop is just the ticket for any young person who is passionate about the beat, who has a strong sense of rhythm and a love of music. Learn how to set-up a drum-kit and have a bash at using a whole host of different percussion instruments. Suitable for ages 8+

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March

Sat 17
9:30am - 12pm

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Cartoons and Comics

£16 • Friends £14

Kev F Sutherland, cartoon wizard and master of the comic strip, is back with us to help you learn how to draw, design and conceive the most amazing caricatures and comic strips. With Kev’s energy, passion, enthusiasm and talent as inspiration, you’ll quickly pick-up everything that you need to know about designing comics.

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Sat 17
10am - 2pm

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So You Want to be a Fashion Designer

£25 • Friends £23

This workshop is perfect for any young wannabe fashionistas out there. Join designer Alex Wynn for a whistle-stop tour of fashion design. If colour palettes, fabrics, trims and this season’s must-haves are your thing and you’ve often dreamed of putting together your own catwalk collection then today is the biz! You’ll be researching, delving into design and losing yourself in mood boards and mixed media. For ages 11-15

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Sat 17
1pm - 3:30pm

cartoon comic fun design

Cartoons and Comics

£16 • Friends £14

Kev F Sutherland, cartoon wizard and master of the comic strip, is back with us to help you learn how to draw, design and conceive the most amazing caricatures and comic strips. With Kev’s energy, passion, enthusiasm and talent as inspiration, you’ll quickly pick-up everything that you need to know about designing comics.

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