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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

Thu
24 Jan -
21 Mar
3:45pm - 4:30pm

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Creative Ballet

£50 • Friends £48

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

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Thu
24 Jan -
21 Mar
4:45pm - 5:30pm

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Kids 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. 8 week course For ages 6-10

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26 Jan -
16 Mar
10am - 12pm

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Sketchbook Club

£58 • Friends £56

In this series of three workshops each session will be led by a different artist, each using different materials, techniques and sharing how they tackle creative problems, work on ideas and use a sketchbook (or not!) in their own day to day practice. This fantastic opportunity working directly with professional artists will inform and guide you as you explore how a sketchbook can be used to record thoughts, dreams and ideas. Saturdays 26 Jan, 16 Feb and 16 Mar. Suitable for ages 11-16

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Wed
30 Jan -
13 Mar
4:30pm - 5:30pm

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Wednesday After School Art Club

£48 • Friends £46

Join our fabulous resident artist Hannah Dyson for this six-week adventure into the world of drawing and making. These sessions are perfect for those who would benefit from a creative space which allows them to develop their skills and their own creative voice. Explore a variety of mixed media techniques including drawing, printmaking and collage. For ages 6-10. 6 week course

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February

Sat 9
10am - 3pm

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Story in a Suitcase for Kids

£44 • Friends £41

Ever wanted to write a story, create characters? Join author/illustrator/musician and general all-round creative type, Tom Percival as he reads through one of his books and gives some invaluable pointers on how to give your illustrated creations personality and character. Not only that, but Tom will show you how to ALWAYS know what to draw, even if you have no ideas. Finally... you WILL (or at least you should), gasp in wonder and delight as he unveils the marvel that is the 'Story-in-a-Suitcase. Suitable for ages 7-11

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