Playgroups & Classes East Riding

Classes Restarting East Riding

Classes, clubs and activities for babies, tots and pre schoolers restarting after Covid19 in the East Riding.

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Aquastars Swim School

aquastars swim school willerby hullClasses Restarted September
The Mercure Hotel Pool, Willerby.
  • Monday morning: Babies 10.00, Toddlers 10.30 and Pre-school Beginners 11.00.
  • Wednesday morning: Babies 10.00, Pre-school Beginners 10.30 and Toddlers 11.00.
  • Wednesday evenings: 4.15-6.15pm.
Baby and toddlers are with parent/career in the water, pre school beginners and up are on their own in the water with the instructor. Also teach up to pre competition.
Small groups.  Fully insured and DBS cleared for all instructors.
We also offer a free first lesson which can be taken at any time during a block.  For more information and bookings please call 07854 725211, email askaquastars@gmail.com, visit their website here or check out their facebook page here.

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Flex Dance

flex dance hullClasses Restarted September

Musical theatre and street dance classes for children aged 4 to 11 years, plus Youth Classes too. Fun, non-competitive classes with 2 optional performances each year.

Classes held in venues across Hull and East Riding villages. Venues have changed since Covid19, contact Sam to find out where the latest venues are.

Book your FREE TRIAL now. For more info and bookings text Sam on 07921 222710, or visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.


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Goldstar Active

Classes have restarted

In Willerby on York Way, next to Aldi, behind Stor-More. Also opening in October – Brough!

Gymnastics, trampolining, street dance, musical theatre, karate, Parkour and fitness for girls, boys and adults!  Classes on every day of the week term time. Also:

  • Specifically for 2-5 years there’s Little Stars, pre-school gymnastics, Baby Stars Ballet and soft play sessions
  • For 5+ years gymnastics and trampolining classes for boys and girls
  • School holiday camps during school holidays for ages 4+.
  • For the grown-ups – fitness classes and Yoga. Creche facility available for these classes.

Also a great cafe upstairs, The Grind, all welcome to pop in to anytime.

For more info please check out their website here, call Caroline on 01482 656438 or email  hello@Goldstaractive.co.uk


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Kalma Baby Beverley and East Yorkshire

kalma baby east yorkshire baby and toddler yoga at beverley nafferton and market weighton Classes Start September

A range of yoga and mindfulness classes for babies, children and mothers Nationwide. Kalma Baby offers the very best baby yoga, toddler yoga, junior yoga and baby developmental massage classes. Our sessions ‘make development fun with unique benefits for young bodies and minds’. A beautiful world of therapies await your child which are most of all devoted to aiding their development.

Baby Yoga (suitable for 6 weeks to crawling):

  • Nafferton Sports & Recreation Club, Tuesdays 10.30
  • Beverley, The Potting Shed, Wednesdays 10.30, 11.45 and 1.00
  • Market Weighton, The Scout Hut, Thursdays 10.15

Toddler Yoga (Mini term from October 5th 2020):

  • Beverley, The Potting Shed, Mondays 10.30 and 11.45

For more information call Cass on 07894 647746 or email cass@eastyorkshire.kalmababy.co.uk

Or please visit their website here or follow them on facebook here.


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Louise Dell Performing Arts

Classes Restarted September 2020
Louise Dell Performing Arts have been a dance school in Hull for 25 years. We follow the IDTA (International Dance Teachers Association) syllabus, with lots of opportunities for taking part in exams and shows. Louise has 30 years experience as a dance teacher, with a 100% pass rate for exams and many ex pupils now working within the trade.

Teaching: Ballet, Tap, Street dance, Freestyle, Ballroom & Latin, Musical Theatre.

Classes in West Hull and Hessle. For more information please contact Louise on 07876 547282, email ldpahull@gmail.com, or you can check out her website here or her facebook page here.


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Mini Athletics Hull & East Riding

mini athletics hull and east riding

Classes have restarted

Mini Athletics Hull & East Riding was launched by the parents of 2 young girls in September 2019 who are passionate about getting children active and interested in sport from an early age.  The classes are designed to get kids active, healthy, interacting with each other and hopefully grow a love for sport, as well as making use of all that boundless energy.

It is an athletics based class which develops all core skills – running, jumping and throwing – the foundation of all sports which can help children go on to do various sports as well as athletics.

COVID19 UPDATE: Classes now back running for independent children at the moment (without their parents by their side during the class). 5 children to 1 instructor and new venues:
  • Wednesdays: Victoria Dock Village Hall, Hull. 12.45-1.30 age 2 to 3.5 years, 1.45-2.30pm age 3.5 to 5 years
  • Thursdays: Hessle All Saints Church Hall. 9.30-10.15 age 2 to 3.5 years, 10.30-11.15 age 3.5 to 5 years
  • Saturdays: Molescroft Pavilion. 9.15-10.00 age 2 to 3.5 years, 10.15-11.00 age 3.5 to 5 years
  • Sundays: East Park (Woodford, Hull,  from end of Sept). 9.15-10.00 age 2 to 3.5 years, 10.15-11.00 age 3.5 to 5 years, 11.15-12.00 age 5 to 7 years
  • Sundays: Swanland Playing Field (Hull Collegiate, Anlaby, from end of Sept). 9.15-10.00 age 2 to 3.5 years, 10.15-11.00 age 3.5 to 5 years, 11.15-12.00 age 5 to 7 years

Classes are £6.50 per session. For more information and to book a class, please visit their webpage here, find them on Facebook here, email amarshall@miniathletics.com, or call 01482 420230. Also provide kids birthday parties.


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Once Upon a Daydream Baby Massage

once upon a daydream baby massage classes in Hull and East RidingNew baby massage classes coming to Hull & East Yorkshire.

  • Monday – Mamas & Papas Hull store, Kingston Retail Park
  • Wednesday – The Secret Village, Anlaby

The course covers massage techniques for colic, constipation, teething, helping baby to have a good nights sleep and many more. It’s also a lovely place to go and meet other new mums and also build a loving bond with your baby.

During your 5 week course there will be lots of added cute extras. Once registered you will receive a welcome pack through the post, throughout your lessons you get an exciting goodybag with treats for yourself and baby. Plus a cute graduation photo on baby’s last class!

For more details and booking please email Kirsty on onceuponadaydream@outlook.com, or check out her facebook page here.


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Rugbytots

Rugby TotsClasses Restarted September

Start your child’s sporting journey with our high energy, fun packed classes that use the fundamentals of Rugby to develop core ability and build confidence. These structured play sessions take boys and girls on a journey of sporting imagination with engaging and energetic coaches supporting them every step of the way whilst teaching how to catch, pass, kick, run with the ball and play as part of a team.

  • Saturdays at Hymers College Hull and at Driffield Leisure Centre
  • Sundays at Pocklington Independent School, Old Station Building and at Hull Collegiate School, Anlaby

All classes are – 9.00 (2-3.5 years), 9.40 (3.5-5 years) and 10.35 (5-7 years).

For more information call Rob at Rugby Tots York, East & Humber on 0345 313 6716 or email york@rugbytots.co.uk.

Or you can book on their website here or follow them on facebook here.


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Sportsability Preschool Swimming Lessons

sportsability swim schoolLessons Started September

Sportsability Swim School provide swimming lessons for all ages and abilities: preschool from age 3 upwards and also all age children and adults. Small groups. 1-2-1s also available. Covid-19 trained teachers. Experienced and qualified instructors.

New venue – The Mercure Grange Park Hotel, Willerby. Classes on:

  • Mondays 4.15-6.15pm,
  • Wednesdays 4-6pm
  • Saturdays 3-6pm.

Please contact their friendly swim team on 01482 229676 or sportsabilityswim@gmail.com for more information and to book a place. More information on their website here.


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Ta Da’nce School of Dance

Ta Da'nce school of dance in bridlington Enrolling now – Brand New Preschool classes from Ta Da’nce in Bridlington!

Ta Da’nce School of Dance is a 2 years established school with classes in ballet, tap and modern. We’re Covid Secure and ready to enrol new preschool dancers now –

  • Tiny Toes – Mondays 9.30am. A fresh new class for preschoolers and their grown ups! This class is a great introduction to the fundamentals for dance and movement.
  • Tiny Ta Da’ncers – Wednesdays 10.00am. An independent dance class designed to prepare children aged 3+ for Ta Da’nce Ballet, tap and modern classes. Tiny Ta Da’ncers will learn correct posture, musicality and confidence in this fun, engaging and nurturing class.

Visit our website to book your FREE Taster!

Why Ta Da’nce School of Dance? If you’re looking for a fun, friendly and safe place for your child to discover dance, somewhere to make friends, feel welcome and have fun; somewhere to be part of something amazing, with teachers who care and who LOVE what they do – then here we are! This is why! Come and join us!

For more info and booking please contact Mary-Ann through the website here, or you can follow them on facebook here.

Rojo’s Function Room, 48 St John’s Avenue, Bridlington, YO16 4NL


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Water Babies Baby Swimming

water babies

Some classes restarted September: Back open now Weighton Wold, Market Weighton and Palms Leisure Club Bridlington. Hull venues being announced soon.

Baby and Toddler swimming with Water Babies is an exciting, enriching experience for both you and your little one. As the UK’s leading swim school, not only do we teach vital lifesaving skills but we always incorporate lots of bonding, fun and socialising, so you can be sure that a Water Baby is a happy one! Our number one priority is to make sure you feel both happy and safe in the water. We offer classes across the area for little one from birth through to school age.

  • Market Weighton: Weighton Wold, YO43 4NE – Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.
  • Bridlington: Palms Leisure Club, Ferns Farm, Main Street, Carnaby, Bridlington, YO16 4UJ – Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday Mornings.

More venues in Hull and the East Riding to be confirmed.

Water Babies now offer monthly payment options for our classes, allowing you to spread the cost of your little ones swimming journey!

Check out their website or facebook page here or contact 01904 607110 or littlefish@waterbabies.co.uk for more information. Happy splashing!


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Work It Mama Bump Baby and Beyond Fitness Classes

work it mama mum and baby fitness classes in east yorkshireNew Classes Start September

Sling Strong (formerly sling fit mama) is a baby wearing class combining fitness, toning and strength, it will help to strengthen all the muscles weakened by pregnancy and childbirth. The classes are carefully structured to have your baby in a sling throughout the duration, so it is great for bonding with baby and stealing a quick kiss. There are obviously no nursery fees or guilt of leaving your baby… you can actually do something for YOU that benefits you both. Your teacher is also a baby wearing peer support worker, so is on hand to help with any sling needs. Also teaching Antenatal and Mama fitness classes.

Bump Classes: Wednesday 5.30pm at Driffield Community Centre, Friday 5pm at Welton Village Hall

Baby Wearing Classes: Monday 11.45 at The Village Hotel Hull, Tuesday 1.30pm at Driffield Community Centre, Wednesday 10am at Indigo Pole Fitness Beverley, Thursday 10.30am at Hornsea Town Hall, Thursday 1.30pm at Shiptonthorpe Village Hall, Friday 10.30 at Active+, Harpings Road Hull.

& Beyond Classes: Monday 6.15pm at Indigo Pole Fitness Beverley, Wednesday 6.30pm at Driffield Community Centre, Friday 6.15pm at Welton Village Hall

Booking is essential. For more info and booking email Naomi on Info@workitmama.co.uk, or follow them on facebook here.

Tornadoes Twirlers – Anlaby Common

Classes restarted September

Dance and baton twirling group for 3-15 year olds.

Wednesdays, 5.15-6.00pm. For more info contact Andrea on 07789 543711

St Marks Church Hall, Anlaby Common, Hull, HU4 7RY


Anlaby Studios – Children’s Dance Classes

Re-opened September 

Anlaby Studios is an in-house performing arts centre. Pre-Covid Children’s timetable (please contact them for latest):

  • 2-4 years: Parent & Tots Dance, Friday at 9.45am.

For other age groups (4-5 yrs, 6-7 yrs, 8-9 yrs, 10-13 yrs, 14-16 yrs) classes run throughout the week in:

  • Ballet, Modern, Tap
  • Acrobatics, Flexibility/Stretch
  • Street, Hip Hop
  • Musical Theatre, Drama

Also Boys Only Dance for ages 8+ – Ballet Monday at 6pm, Contemporary Thursday at 6pm.

Also run childrens drama classes.

For more info contact Chloe on 07414 444685, email contact@anlabystudios.com.

Anlaby Studios, 18-22 Wilson Street, Anlaby, HU10 7AN.


Baby Sensory

Restarted in September.

Baby Sensory sessions running across the Hull and East Riding Area for babies from 0-13 months. Award-winning, sensory-rich development classes designed to support you and your baby from birth.  Regular exposure to an incredible range of sounds, smells, sights, textures, music, dance, signing and massage all help rapidly develop the brain in your baby’s first year. We’ve done the research; so you can enjoy the fun.

Pre-covid timetable below, contact them to see which venues are running now: 

  • Mondays, 3 classes from 10am-1pm at Brough Scout Hut, Elloughton Road, HU15 1AE
  • Tuesdays, 3 classes from 10am-1pm at Cottingham Road Baptist Church, Chanterlands Avenue, Hull, HU5 4AY
  • Wednesdays, 4 classes from 10am-2.30pm at Hessle All Saints Church, HU13 0AD
  • Thursdays, 3 classes from 10am-1pm at David LLoyd Leisure Centre, Raich Carter Way, Hull, HU7 3DB
  • Fridays, 3 classes from 10am-1pm at King’s Church Beverley, Swinemoor Lane, HU17 0JX. And 2 classes from 10-11.30am at Mamas & Papas, Kingston Retail Park, Hull.

For more information about any of these classes, call 07885941077 or email beverley@babysensory.co.uk.


Calvella School of Performing Arts Anlaby

Classes restarted September

Ballet and tap lessons for ages 2 – 15 years. Saturday mornings and Monday evenings, various times by age. Street jazz classes on Wednesday evening, times by age. Classes include warm up, then work on a routine for an exam / show. One set of IDTA exams a year in May, and two shows, in July and January.

Also adult tap and fitness classes, and a children’s musical theatre workshop in August. For more info call 07818 085919.

Calvella School of Performing Arts, Pryme Street, Anlaby, HU10 6DQ.


Child Health Clinics & Weigh In Clinics

Covid-19 update, Sept 2020: The Health Visitors team usually run Child Health Clinics, where you can weigh your baby and seek advice from your local Health Visitors. During the Covid-19 pandemic these have unfortunately not been running as usual.

Hull – The Hull Health Visitors are encouraging parents to contact their health visitor if they have concerns and if their baby needs weighing, they will then either be booked into clinic or they will be visited at home as they are now back to full face to face service.

East Riding – The ISPHNS team are now offering child health clinics again in Anlaby, Brough, Beverley, Cottingham, Driffield, Goole, Hessle, Hedon, Hornsea, Pocklington. Venues, days and times may have changed from before Covid. All are strictly by appointment only – please contact your Health Visitor or the Duty Officer to book.


Cook Stars – Children’s Cookery Classes

Classes have restarted – online and one venue

Cook Stars offers children (age 2-17 years) fun affordable cooking classes in the Hull and East Riding area. Classes currently online and 1 face to face classes are starting in September at Tickton.

Pre-covid venues and days:

  • Monday, 12.30-1.45 – Cottingham Civic Hall (2-5 yrs)
  • Alternate Mondays, 6.00-7.45 – Little Weighton Village Hall (11-17 yrs)
  • Tuesday, 4.15-5.30 – Soccer Kings (4-11 yrs)
  • Wednesday, 4.15-5.30 – Victoria Dock Village Hall (4-11 yrs)
  • Thursday, 10.00-11.00 – Little Monkeys, includes free soft play, (2-5 yrs).
  • Saturday, 9.40-10.55 (2-5 yrs) & 11.00-12.15 (4-11 yrs) – Tickon Village Hall

All ingredients included, plus a craft activity and recipe card to keep. For more information and to book please call Sarah on 07555 575605 or email sarah.pittaway@cookstars.co.uk.

They also offer a great range of kids parties too.


Dancestars

Classes starting w/c 28th September

Dancing with the Emphasis on FUN! Dancestars is a fun, energetic dance class that will see your little one wiggle and giggle, move and groove to all the latest songs! Aimed at boys and girls with classes catering from walking up to 7 years. We provide the funky tunes…the children do the rest!

  • Monday, 9.45: St Mary’s Church Hall, St Mary’s Close, Elloughton
  • Monday, 1.45: St Nicholas Community Hall, Holme Church Lane, Beverley
  • Thursday, 10.00: St Nicholas Community Hall, Holme Church Lane, Beverley
  • Thursday, 4.15: The Wesley Centre, Market Weighton (Primary age from year 2 upwards)
  • Saturday, 9.30 and 10.40: The Wesley Centre, Market Weighton (10.40 session for 3-7 yrs)

Due to Covid all sessions must be pre-booked online. We work with nurseries, schools and provide holiday clubs and parties too!

For more info contact Clare on 07943 112262, email info@dancestars.co.uk.


Delanoy Dancers: Ballet, Tap & Modern

Classes restarted September

Delanoy Dancers in Beverley opened its doors in September 2019 for children aged from 18 months to 18 years, with classes in ISTD Ballet, Tap and Modern.

  • Saturday: St Mary’s Parish Hall (18month-12 years)
  • Monday: St Nicholas Community Centre (11-14years)
  • Wednesday: Tokenspire Business Park (adults)
  • Thursday: Armstrongs Social Club (15-18 years)
  • Thursday: St Mary’s Parish Hall (adults)

For more information contact Fiona Delanoy on 07944 280 716 or email delanoydancers@gmail.com.


Hessle – Hessle Sporting, Football Training

Football training restarted September

The Recca (King George V Playing Fields), Boothferry Road, Hessle.

Hessle Sporting Club Development Centre provide Saturday football training for Nursery (3 & 4 year olds) and Reception (4 & 5 years old) 9.00-10.00, then Year 1 10.00-11.15.  Players progress into 5 a-side teams to join the Hull Boys Sunday Football League.

£2.50/session. For more information please ring Sue on 07943 479853.


JPs Performing Arts

Classes have restarted

JP’s Performing Arts and Spark Gymnastics Academy run from Barton, Anlaby and Victoria Dock Hull.

  • Pre School Ballet – Monday 9.30-10.15 at Spark Gymnastics Academy Barton.
  • Pre School Musical Theatre – Monday 10.30-11.15 at Spark Gymnastics Academy Barton.
  • Primary Performing Arts (Ages 5-10) – Tuesday 6.15pm-7.15pm at Victoria Dock Village Hall, Hull.
  • Primary Performing Arts (Ages 5-8) – Thursday 5.30-6.30pm at Anlaby Studios, Anlaby.
  • Junior Performing Arts (Ages 9-15) – Thursday 6.45-8pm at Anlaby Studios, Anlaby.
  • Primary Musical Theatre (Ages 4-8) Saturday 2.30-3.15pm at Spark Gymnastics Academy Barton.
  • Junior Musical Theatre (Ages 9-15) Saturday 3.30-4.15pmat Spark Gymnastics Academy Barton.

For booking and more information please contact Jayne on jpsperformingarts@gmail.com.


Kixx Football Academy

Classes have restarted

Kixx (formerly Mini Kicks) is a bespoke football based academy specifically designed for children aged between 2-8. We aim to provide a fun and friendly environment in which children can not only develop their football skills but also their confidence, social skills and physical ability. Come join the team.

At lots of venues across Hull, Beverley and West Hull Villages, mostly on Saturdays and Sundays. Including Beverley Leisure Centre, Haltemprice, Wolfreton School Willerby, Hessle, Dunswell, Hull university and Andrew Marvell College Hull.

For more info call Nathan on 07889084750 or email nathan.peat@kixx.org.uk.


Little Bunny Bakers – Beverley

Classes have Restarted

Weekly Little Bunny Baker classes will be running again THIS Autumn Term in the Little Bunny Bakers Bake Off Tent from Tuesday 8th September 2020.

Come and join the fun with your child aged 2.5 to 11 years old in a weekly class on Tuesdays or Fridays in Beverley. All socially distanced and following all Covid-19 secure guidelines.

A time to bake, make friends, learn where our food comes from, listen to others and have fun! Spaces booking quickly!

  • Tuesday 10am and 1.15pm Little Bakers (2.5 to 5 yrs), 4pm Bigger Bakers (4-11 yrs)
  • Friday 9.15am and 11.15am Little Bakers (2.5 to 5 yrs), 3.45pm Bigger Bakers (4 to 11 yrs, perfect for 4 to 7 year olds), 5.15pm Bigger Bakers (4 to 11 yrs)

This Autumn we are jumping back into our termly baking fun classes with a garden adventure theme!

Spaces must be booked in advance. Little Bakers will need to have a handy adult helper with them whilst Bigger Bakers are welcome to have a go by themselves. Find out more and book by emailing Saskia on littlebunnybakers@gmail.com.


Music Time – Beverley and Cottingham

Classes Restarted September

The Music Time charity provides interactive classes to introduce music, singing and social skills to babies and children up to 4 years old, with their parents or guardians. Held in one-hour local playgroups, led by professional musicians. At The Civic Hall Cottingham and Beverley Minster.

  • Cottingham: Mondays 9.30 and 10.30
  • Beverley: Thursdays and Fridays 9.30 and 10.30

£4 with one child per session (extra £1 per session each additional child). For info and bookings please contact Dean on 07947 817556.


Music with Mummy- Beverley & Kingswood

Classes restarted September 2020  

Music classes for little ones with singing and musical instruments. Jolly Babies is suitable for 0-1 years, Music with Mummy for 1-3 years and three Four Time for 3-4 years. At:

  • Mondays at Molescroft Pavilion, Woodhall Way, Beverley, HU17 7JX.
  • Fridays at Beverley Racecourse.
  • Tuesdays at David Lloyd Kingswood, Hull

Call Kelly Webster on 07787 172825 to book. For more info visit their website here or facebook page


Music With Mummy – Swanland, North Ferriby & Brough

Classes restarted September

Weekly musical classes – Jolly Babies, 0 to 15 months, Music with Mummy, 15 months to 3 years, and Three Four Time , 3 to 4 years.

  • Tuesdays and Fridays in Swanland Village Hall, HU14 3QR
  • Wednesdays in North Ferriby Parish Hall, HU154 3DA
  • Thursdays in Brough Community Centre, HU15 1DF

For more information and to book call Mun Wah Wong on 01482 627938 or email munwah@onetel.com


My Baby Can Dance – East Riding

Classes restarted September

My Baby Can Dance (for children 1-4 years) and My Newborn Can Dance (for birth to walking) is an award winning movement to music, pre school activity with early years education. Your little ones 1st steps to learning! In a weekly session we combine movement to music with activities, singing and musical instruments, numbers, colours, phonics and shapes also looking at topics such as the world around us and health & hygiene and road safety for children.

Pre-covid timetable (please check which venues have restarted) –

  • Tuesday: Molescroft Pavillion, Beverley, HU17 7HT
  • Thursday: Driffield Scout Hut, YO25 6ST and Pocklington Scout Hut, YO42 2QD
  • Friday: Brough Methodist Church, HU15 1DL and Market Weighton Scout Hut, YO43 3FE
  • Saturday: Molescroft Pavillion, Beverley, HU17 9GG

Contact them for times and ages. For Brough classes call Sam on 07495856993. For all other venues contact Vanessa on 07974631162, email vanessahmbcd@gmail.com.

Classes also run in Hull, find them here.


Northern Lights Drama – Acting & Musical Theatre Classes

Classes Restarted September

Northern Lights Drama is an independent theatre school that runs weekly Acting, Musical Theatre, and LAMDA Classes (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art) for ages 3 to 18 years. Running a reduced timetable currently:

  • Mondays in Hessle: Intermediate Acting Class 5pm, Senior Singing Class 6.30pm
  • Wednesdays in Welton: Intermediate Musical Theatre Class 4pm and 5.40pm. Senior Musical Theatre Class 7.20pm.
  • Saturday in Beverley: Intermediate Musical Theatre Class 9.15am and 9.45am, Senior Musical Theatre Class 11am and 11.30am.

For more information or to book a FREE trial class please call 01482 641690 or email info@heynld.co.uk.


PQA Beverley & PQA Hull

Classes restart September 2020

PQA is a weekend performing arts Academy providing tuition for children and young people from 4-18 years. Students spend three hours with us, rotating through hour-long sessions in Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & Television. Students are split into groups according to their age with tailored classes and expert performing arts teachers. Poppets class for 4-5 year olds are shorter and last 90 minutes.

We provide a space for children and young people to express themselves, build confidence and, most importantly, have fun! The PQA model was created by Pauline Quirke and her dedicated team of performing arts specialists. With Academies across the UK, our inspirational Principals and teachers work tirelessly to ensure every student receives unrivalled support and amazing opportunities. This results in Academies that deliver the highest educational values possible, with industry standard teaching and continuous opportunities for our students to thrive and flourish.

Our teachers are all professionally trained in their respective fields and have experience in leading arts education, performing professionally and directing films and TV shows. They have been carefully chosen for their passion to inspire and motivate so that our students can achieve their very best!

Classes are held every Saturday for the Beverley and the Hull PQA Academies at Hull Collegiate School, Tranby Croft Anlaby East Yorkshire HU10 7EH:

  • Beverley academy:  9.45am – 1.00pm (9.45am – 11.30am for Poppets)
  • Hull academy: 1.45 – 5.00pm (1.45 – 3.30pm for Poppets)

For more information please call James on 0800 5316282 or email james@pqacademy.com.

For 4 free weeks at PQA simply visit our website and request your FREE info pack today. In the ‘Other Information’ section of your enquiry enter the following code: PQAMumbler and we will be in touch.


Toddler Sense

Classes restarted September

Award-winning, sensory-rich toddler development programme, suitable for ages 13 mths to 4 yrs. Toddler Sense run classes over 4 days in Hull and Beverley, for more info contact Heather on beverley@toddlersense.co.uk

Former timetable below, please contact them to check which venues are back

  • Monday – North Ferriby Village Hall
  • Tuesday -Bricknell Avenue Methodist Church, Hull
  • Wednesday -David Lloyd Function Room, Kingswood, Hull
  • Friday – St Nicholas Community Hall, Beverley

Also on Monday and Tuesdays: at Pocklington Cricket Club, Burnby Lane, Pocklington, YO42 1UJ. Please contact Steph Pears for more info and booking for Pocklington on eastyork@toddlersense.co.uk.