​LEGO Saturday & Sunday

Times: 11:00am - 4:00pm

Days: Saturday and Sunday

Location: Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby DE1 3AS

Website: www.derbyquad.co.uk/

Contact: 01332 290 606

Cost: free

Suitable for ages: 3+ (all children must be accompanied)

Description: Come and have a play with Lego in our Family Resources area just outside QUAD Gallery. 


Billy's Art Studio - Watercolour, Sketching, Acrylics and Pastels etc

Times: 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Days: Saturdays

Location: Jumping Clay Academy, Markeaton Park Craft Village

Website: www.jumpingclay.co.uk

Cost: £10.50 per session

Suitable for ages: 7-12 years

Description: Master Modellers and children who love art will love these challenging classes covering watercolour, acrylic, sketching and advanced Jumping Clay Modelling techniques.


Children's Arts & Crafts Courses

Location: StraightCurves, 104 Saltergate, Chesterfield, S40 1NE

Contact: 01246 807575  info@straightcurves.co.uk

Description: StraightCurves have a variety of arts and crafts courses designed for children. Click the links below for further information and to book online.

Beginners Crochet

Suitable for: 8-14 years old 

Day(s): Mondays 

Cost: £65


Jumping Clay Modelling

Suitable for: 6+

Days: Monday, Tuesday or Thursdays

Cost: £46


Sewing Machine Skills

Suitable for: 8-14 

Days: Mondays or Thursday 

Cost: £65-£67


Experimenting with Art

Suitable for: 8-18 

Days: Monday or Tuesdays 

Cost: £40

Website: www.straightcurves.co.uk


Cook Stars Cooking Classes

Days, Times and Location:

Monday - Horsley Village Hall - 1.45pm-3pm and 3.45pm-5pm

Tuesday - Alton Manor Community Centre, Belper - 1.45pm-3pm and 4pm-5.15pm

Wednesday - Heage Methodist Church - 1.45pm-3pm and 4pm-5.15pm

Thursday - Powtrell Pavilion, West Hallam - 9.45am-11am

Thursday - Waingroves Community Centre - 1.15pm-2.30pm

Friday - Marlpool United Reformed Church - 1.45pm-3pm and 4pm-5.15pm

Saturday - Eventide Community Hall, Stanley Common - 9.30am-11am
Suitable for ages: From ages 2 +
Description: Cook Stars offers children's and adults fun affordable cooking classes. We also offer special event workshops, birthday parties and classes in schools.
Contact: beckyandrebecca@cookstars.co.uk or call 07722950481

Cooking and Growing Club for Families

Days: Wednesdays 

Times: 3.30pm - 5.30pm

Location: Our Place at Revive Healthy Living Centre, 23 Roe Farm Lane, Chaddesden, Derby DE21 6ET 

Suitable for: families with school aged children - Derwent residents only.

Cost: Donations for drinks and equipment please

Description: Cooking & Growing Club for families with school aged children. Plant, grow & eat your own food! Wear suitable clothing. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

More info: www.facebook.com/Our-Place-at-Revive-Healthy-Living-Centre


Fast Forward

Locations: Slaney Close Allenton / Craddock Avenue Spondon / Oakleigh Avenue Chaddesden.

Suitable for: Young people aged 11 - 25 and over 50's with disabilities living in Derby

Cost: FREE!

Email: info@disabilitydirect.com

Number: 01332 299449

Website: http://disabilitydirect.com/derby/services/ and  http://thestuff.org.uk

Description: Are you looking to learn new skills or are willing to share your expertise with someone else? Fast Forward is a project developed by Disability Direct to bring generations together to share skills and cultivate relationships in the community. Workshops include: social media, internet shopping, Skype, gardening, cooking, money management, arts and crafts, self defence. 

For more information contact Disability Direct and ask to speak to the Fast Forward project workers. 


Jumping Clay Derby - Saturday Sessions

Times: 1.30pm - 3pm

Days: Every Saturday 

Location: Unit D, Markeaton Craft Village, Markeaton Park, Derby, DE22 3BG

Websitewww.jumpingclay.co.uk

Contact: 01332 460079

Cost: From £8.50 for 1 hour / 90 mins £10.50 / 2 hours £12 (Includes drinks and snack) Use the individual links below for specific prices.

Suitable for ages:  4-12 years.

Description: 4 - 12 year olds can take part in Rookie Model Makers, ideal for children new to Jumping Clay. 7-12 year olds can choose between Billy's Art Studio or Master Modellers which is for children who love art. These challenging classes covering watercolour, acrylic, sketching and advanced Jumping Clay Modelling techniques.


Minecraft Club - Quad

Times: 5pm - 6pm

Days: Every Wednesday

Location: QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby DE1 3AS

Website: www.derbyquad.co.uk

Contact: minecraft@derbyquad.co.uk

Cost: FREE!

Suitable ages: 10+

Description: Join QUAD staff to explore gallery themes, create games and take on challenges at the weekly after school sessions.


Sunday Sewing Club

Location: StraightCurves, 104 Saltergate, Chesterfield, S40 1NE

Contact: 01246 807575 info@straightcurves.co.uk

Day: Sundays (2nd and 4th of every month) 4.30pm - 7pm 

Age: 8 - 18 year olds

Price: £20 per session

Description: For those who can use a sewing machine but would like a little help to be a bit more adventurous! Larners bring their own pattern and fabric and we’ll help them bring it to life! Sessions on the second and fourth Sunday of every month. 

Website: www.straightcurves.co.uk/sunday-sewing-club


Three Bears Children's Cookery Club

Dates and Times: 

  • Wednesday under 5's Cookery Club 1.30pm - 2.45pm Etwall
  • Friday under 5's Cookery Club 1.30pm - 2.45pm Hilton
  • Sunday Under 7s Cookery Club 10am - 11am Eggington or Hilton
  • Sunday Over 7s Cookery Club 11.15am - 12.45pm Eggington or Hilton

Cost: £8.50 per child per session

Description: The scheduled classes are suitable for pre-school and primary school (2+). The children make the recipe, with help at hand for younger kids. They will take home their creation and the recipe card. All ingredients and baking equipment are included in the price.

Booking information: Booking is essential. Book by calling 07973193362 or email ruth@threebearscookeryclub.com or via the website (link below)

Website: www.threebearscookeryclub.com


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