Activities and Classes

‘Are you looking at me?’: How to Look at Portrait Painting
Billiards Room

‘Are you looking at me?’: How to Look at Portrait Painting

3 Week Art History course Tuesday 26th March: 11.00 – 13.00 Tuesday 2nd April: 11.00 – 13.00 Tuesday 9th April: 11.00 – 13.00
Portraits form part of the collection of almost every art gallery in the Western world. What makes a ‘great’ portrait? How have portraitists represented their subjects? How have they been interpreted?
All-Levels Gentle Flow Yoga
Tuesdays: Carriage House Hall Sundays: Billiard’s Room

All-Levels Gentle Flow Yoga

Tuesdays: 10:00-11:00 am Sundays: 10:30-11:30 am
You are never too young, too old, too tight, or too “out of shape” to enjoy and benefit from yoga. All are welcome to join these friendly drop-in sessions, which run throughout the year. Discover the true essence of yoga, and unleash your inner joy!
Art Club - Adult - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Art Club - Adult - Beth Morris Workshops

Mondays 1:00-3:00pm This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
Come along and ‘Be Inspired at Insole’ Why should the kids be the only ones with an Art Club?
Art Workshops
Motor House Down

Art Workshops

Every Friday and Saturday (apart from the first Friday and Saturday in every month). 11 week term starting on the 11th and 12th of January and finishing on the 13th April.
These workshops are designed to give children a wide range of experiences in using different art processes, materials and techniques. We use lots of stories, books and artists to inspire our making.
Art Workshops
Motor House Down

Art Workshops

Every Friday and Saturday (apart from the first Friday and Saturday in every month). 10 week term starting on the 11th and 12th of January.
These workshops are designed to give children a wide range of experiences in using different art processes, materials and techniques. We use lots of stories, books and artists to inspire our making.
Baby Massage Classes with Miranda Webb
Carriage House Hall

Baby Massage Classes with Miranda Webb

Multiple courses and dates available
Join us for a fun, relaxed baby massage course designed to nurture your bond with your baby.
Ballet Classes for Preschool Children (2 ½ to 4 years)
Carriage House Hall

Ballet Classes for Preschool Children (2 ½ to 4 years)

Saturday Mornings at 9.30am & Tuesdays at 4pm (during term time only)
Our classes introduce simple ballet techniques within the creative and nurturing environment of Melody Bear’s world.
Botanical Illustration
Dining Room (Gallery 15th June)

Botanical Illustration

10am until 4.00pm. 26/1, 23/2, 9/3, 13/4, 11/5, 15/6, 27/7, 10/8
Come along and spend a day exploring the detailed world of plants and flowers! Starting with an outline drawing, you will create a beautiful water colour picture to take home with you. Classes are fun and relaxing,
Classes in BALLET, MODERN & TAP for 3 year olds through to Adults.
Carriage House Hall

Classes in BALLET, MODERN & TAP for 3 year olds through to Adults.

Tuesdays After School and evening and Saturdays (during term times only)
Community Music in Mental Health Settings
Motor House Down

Community Music in Mental Health Settings

June: 10th, 11th, 17th, 24th, 25th 10 am – 4pm
Who is it for? Community musicians with some experience of workshop leading in community settings, who would like to increase their knowledge and skills to work in mental health settings.
Cosmic Yoga
Billiards Room, Insole Court Mansion

Cosmic Yoga

1st April to 24th June - This is a 10 week term excluding Bank Holidays 22nd April, 6th May and 27th May - Monday at 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Yoga for Mind, Body, Heart & Soul
Crafty Pots
Motor House Down

Crafty Pots

10am-1pm. Termtime: The first Saturday of every month.
Unleash your creativity Suitable for all ages
CSSK – Cardiff Shotokan School of Karate
Stable 1

CSSK – Cardiff Shotokan School of Karate

Monday 5 pm – 6 pm Wednesday 5 pm – 6 pm
Cardiff Shotokan School of Karate is a local karate club based in Insole Court that prides itself of training quality students in a professional, safe and friendly environment
Cylch Ti a Fi Awyr Agored Llandaf
Yn Gerddi Cwrt Insole

Cylch Ti a Fi Awyr Agored Llandaf

Pob Dydd Llun (tymor ysgol) 10:15 – 11:45 yb
Croeso i bawb – babis lan at oedran ysgol
DFMA Make Up Course
The Dairy

DFMA Make Up Course

5th – 16th August 2019 10am – 5pm 6/8/9/13/15/16 August 2019 5pm – 9pm 26th August - 30th August 2019 10am – 5pm
DFMA provides students with the learning experience and current skills required to succeed in this exciting competitive industry. Each course provides the highest standards of tuition and training for those wanting a career as a professional......
Dosbarth Cynganeddu
Stable One

Dosbarth Cynganeddu

Nos Fawrth 19:00 – 21:00 , Cychwyn 16.10.18 , Cwrs 10 wythnos (Cwrdd pob pythefnos) - 05.03.19
Cynganeddu i ddechreuwyr gyda Emyr Davies
Fashion Stories - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Fashion Stories - Beth Morris Workshops

Tuesdays 12:30-2:30 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
Illustrate, paint and draw clothes and the people who wear them.
Glamorgan Family History Society, Cardiff Branch
Dining Room

Glamorgan Family History Society, Cardiff Branch

First Tuesday of each month 7.30pm to 9pm, 2nd Oct, 6th Nov, 4th Dec, 8th Jan, 5th Feb, 5th March, 2nd April.
Our friendly hobby group welcomes anyone interested in tracing their ancestors, wherever they come from, not just Glamorgan
Grief Recovery Method Group Programme
Stable 2

Grief Recovery Method Group Programme

Commencing Monday 18th Feb at 6.30pm and thereafter at the same time for a FURTHER seven consecutive weeks (8 in total)
A life-changing, eight-week programme that will help you overcome the pain of emotional loss and regain a sense of well being and positivity.
Hide and Speak with Maddy Mouse
Motor House Down

Hide and Speak with Maddy Mouse

Thursdays: 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm. March 7, 14 ,21 ,18 , April 4 , 11
Weekly activity over six weeks – for the second half of the spring term.
Improve Your Drawing
Morning: Stable 1/2 (depending on date) Evening: Motor House Down

Improve Your Drawing

Wednesday Mornings 10.30 am - 12.30 am or Evenings 7 pm - 9 pm. 8 Week Course Starting 13th February 2019 (No class 27th February)
This 8-week course will encourage you to develop further confidence in your drawing ability.
Insole Court Community Choir
Drawing Room

Insole Court Community Choir

Thursdays at 19:30 during term time
In association with Primo School of Music
Level 3 Supervising First Aid for Mental Health
Stable Two

Level 3 Supervising First Aid for Mental Health

15th and 16th of April 2019 09:00 – 16:00
Course content: What is First Aid for mental health? Identifying mental health conditions Providing advice and starting a conversation Stress Drugs and alcohol First Aid action plan for mental health Mental health in the workplace......
Little Spoon Workshops
Motor House Down

Little Spoon Workshops

Saturdays and School Holidays
Let your child learn essential cooking and healthy eating skills in a fun and safe environment with experienced Food Technologist Ginnie Winter. Small class sizes, all ingredients and materials provided.
Make! -Art With Sarah
Motor House Down

Make! -Art With Sarah

Term-time
Love stories, love drawing and creating? Then “Make!” is for you.
Stable Two

Maths Club for Adults with an additional learning need

Wednesdays 2-3pm
A chance for adults with an additional learning need to have fun while learning new things.
Mindful Space: Mindfulness Meditation Training
Carriage House Hall

Mindful Space: Mindfulness Meditation Training

Wednesdays 7-9pm
Learn new ways of handling stress, anxiety, pain and difficult feelings. Learn in a supportive group environment with experienced meditators and trainers.
Mini Dance Tots
Motor House Down

Mini Dance Tots

Term time classes on Wednesday mornings for 2-3 years: 10.30-11 am and 11.15-11.45 am. (Jan 9th to April 3rd)
Mini Dance Tots is a programme of pre-school dance classes for little ones.
Monkey Music
Billiard room Tuesday and Stable 1 Wednesday

Monkey Music

Tuesdays and Wednesday Term-time. 30 minute classes grouped according to age. Check local Monkey music website for up to date timetable.
Award winning music classes for babies, toddlers and young children, grouped according to age. Nurturing a lifetime of music.
Carriage House Hall

Montessori Toddler Community Play Group

Mondays and Tuesdays (term time only) 9.15 am to 11.15 am
Cardiff Montessori School is holding an authentic Montessori Toddler Community play group
Mother’s Day Flower workshop
Stable Two

Mother’s Day Flower workshop

Sunday 14th April 2019 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Mother’s Day Floral Workshop. Get creative with your mum and creative a beautiful arrangement taught by Florists from the Secret Garden Florist.
Mother’s Day Flower workshop
Stable One

Mother’s Day Flower workshop

Saturday 13th April 2019 10am-12pm
Mother’s Day Floral Workshop. Get creative with your mum and creative a beautiful arrangement taught by Florists from the Secret Garden Florist.
Motor House Down

Mothers Day Flower Workshops

30th March 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Want to treat your mum to something special on Mother’s Day? Why not come and have fun together and learn how to make a special flower arrangement in our small classes at the delightful Insole Court, one of Cardiff’s hidden treasures?
Drawing Room

Move and Breathe

18/05/2019 – 12:15-14:15
An experimental movement and breath work class centred around the neurophysiology of stress and the artistry of fluid motion, supported by the ancient wisdom of yoga philosophy.
Mum and Baby Yoga with Yumi Yoga
Carriage House Hall

Mum and Baby Yoga with Yumi Yoga

Wednesdays - 11.45am until 12.45pm
Join our fun and friendly Postnatal Mother and Baby Yoga Classes. Enjoy postnatal yoga and relaxation for you along with playful baby yoga for your little one.
Music with Mummy
Stable 2

Music with Mummy

Mondays: Music with mummy (15mths - 3yrs) 10.00 - 10.30 am & Jolly Babies (birth - 14mths) 10.45- 11.15pm & 11.30 -12pm Thursdays: Jolly Babies (birth - 14mths): 10.15 - 10.45am Music with mummy ( 15mths - 3yrs): 11 - 11.30am
​The MUSIC WITH MUMMY programme will take your child on a musical journey from birth, all the way through the pre-school ages.
Pear Tree Learning Club
Stable Two

Pear Tree Learning Club

Wednesdays
Fun learning sessions for adults with a learning disability to practise using number in everyday life.
Pelvic Health Workshop
Stable One

Pelvic Health Workshop

Thursday 2nd May 2019 6:45pm - 8:45pm
Do you want to know more about your pelvic floor, bladder, bowel and core? Gillian McCabe is a Specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapist and is returning with this in demand workshop for women over the age of 18 years.
Stable Two

Pilates Class

11-12 Friday, drop in sessions, except term times (please ring/text to confirm you are attending the session if you are new)0798 866 4510
Gentle pilates class for all levels – whether you are a beginner or have had more experience.You choose the level suitable for you.
Pilates Class with Emma Carlson
Carriage House Hall

Pilates Class with Emma Carlson

Tuesday 6-7pm during term-time.
Pilates with Emma Carlson, Tuesday 6-7pm. Qualified Pilates Teacher with 30 years experience working professionally with the body in Movement and Dance.
Pilates with Claire-Louise Carter
Carriage House Hall

Pilates with Claire-Louise Carter

Monday morning 10-11am Monday evening 5.30-6.30pm Wednesday morning 10-11am Thursday morning 10-11am
POST NATAL PILATES WITH MUMMA PHYSIO
Carriage House Hall

POST NATAL PILATES WITH MUMMA PHYSIO

Commencing Feb 7th 2019 - Thursdays 11.30 - 12.30 pm
Mumma Physio is a unique Cardiff based company, merging the concepts of Physiotherapy and Pilates to produce a superior rehabilitation service to women ante and postnatally
Pregnancy Yoga with Yumi Yoga
Carriage House Hall

Pregnancy Yoga with Yumi Yoga

Monday evenings (excluding bank holidays) at 7.15pm
Primo School of Music
Insole Court House

Primo School of Music

With easy lift access, a comfortable waiting area and two large teaching rooms, the Primo School of Music is the perfect environment for your child to learn to play.
Motor House Up

Restorative Yoga therapy for women

Fridays 1.30 pm -3.00 p.m, beginning January the 11th 2019
Reduce stress, anxiety and tension. Increase resilience, connection and well being.
River City Church
Courtyard

River City Church

Sundays 10:30 am-12:15 am - 6/1, 13/1, 20/1, 3/2, 10/2, 17/2, 3/3, 10/3, 17/3, 31/3, 7/4, 14/4, 21/4, 5/5, 12/5, 19/5, 2/6, 9/6, 16/6, 30/6, 7/7, 14/7, 21/7
River City is a young, vibrant church gathering most Sundays at Insole Court. Everyone is welcome! We look forward to meeting you!
Sew Simple Junior +9 - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Sew Simple Junior +9 - Beth Morris Workshops

Thursdays 3:45-5:15 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
A weekly course for children and young people who love to sew and want to learn basic techniques to help them improve.
Shiny Happy People
Stable 1

Shiny Happy People

**One off taster session Wednesday 24th April 11am - 12pm** Friday’s during school term times, commencing 3rd May. 10 - 11am. Ongoing booking
A parent and baby singing group that’s all about you! Join us for an hour of uplifting and energising singing to rock, pop and soul. We’ll Lift your spirits and sooth your baby into the bargain.
Sketchbook Club Junior - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Sketchbook Club Junior - Beth Morris Workshops

Mondays 4:00-5:30 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
'Through drawing we learn to see'
Sketchbook Club Senior - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Sketchbook Club Senior - Beth Morris Workshops

Mondays 5:30-7:00 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
Through drawing we learn to see’ Start your creative journey at Insole Court’s first Sketchbook club for young people.
Motor House Up

Spiritual Development Group

12th Feb every other week until 9th April starting again on 7th May until 16th Junes
Beautiful Group Connecting with all things spiritual. From the power of thought, meditaion and mindfulness to Spirit guides, power animals, auras, healing, sacred sound and mediumship.
Stitch Stories - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Stitch Stories - Beth Morris Workshops

Tuesdays 10:00-12:00 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
‘Stitch Stories at Insole’ is a weekly adult course full of friendly chat and the sharing of ideas. It is taught by fashion and textiles tutor Beth Morris and we take inspiration for textiles and surface pattern from art,
Stories and Crafts -Art With Sarah
Motor House Down

Stories and Crafts -Art With Sarah

Term-time, starting September 2018
Love stories and love art? Fancy making a bird, a fish painting or even a busy bee? Then this is the class for you!
Stable 2

Synhwyrau Ser Bach / Little Stars Sensory

Prynhawn Iau 1:40 – 2:20pm 6 wythnos 07.03.19 – 11.04.19
6 weekly sessions full of discovery for babies and toddlers. Come experience a variety of sights, sounds and sensations as we explore a different theme each week.
The Art of Fashion - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

The Art of Fashion - Beth Morris Workshops

Thursdays 5:30-7:00 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
A weekly course for young people with an interest in art and fashion, set in the beautiful grounds and buildings of Insole Court.
Title	Secret Garden Florist - Floral Crown Workshop
Stable One

Title Secret Garden Florist - Floral Crown Workshop

Saturday 22nd June 2019 11:30am - 1:30pm
It’s the perfect gift and experience to spend with a friend or loved one, that’s truly unforgettable. Whether you are having a girly weekend, have an upcoming party or wedding to attend, This workshop will be lots of fun.
Tots at Insole - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Tots at Insole - Beth Morris Workshops

Fridays 9:30-10:30am This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
Let your child be an explorer of the world…we’ll be discovering nature, art and words through playful engaging workshops.
WorldSong Choir
Billiards Room

WorldSong Choir

Tuesdays 10am – 11.30am Starting 4th September - 23rd October, 8 weekly sessions
This choir is open to all. No special skills or experience are necessary. We will sing songs from all over the world, in many different styles and languages; all in glorious a cappella harmony and taught by ear.
Yoga Class
Stable One

Yoga Class

Thursday 10am -11am
Yoga classes suitable for everyone. Relax, energise and find a space within.
Yoga for Beginners with Molly
Wednesday Drawing Room Thursday and Friday Billiards Room

Yoga for Beginners with Molly

Wednesday and Thursday classes 4 week half term May 1 3 8 9 15 17 22 24 Thursday (older class) 14 week summer term May 2 9 26 23 June 6 13 20 27 July 4 18 Aug 1 8 15 22
Molly used Yoga to improve her posture, flexibility, balance and breathing; bringing together mind, body and spirit. Molly trained at Om Yoga Studio (run in conjunction with Swami Gitatnanda’s ashram in Pondicherry, India).
Yoga for Health & Wellbeing
Billiards Room

Yoga for Health & Wellbeing

Wednesday morning 10-11.15am Wednesday evenings: 6-7:15pms & also 7:45-9pm. Thursday evenings 5:30-6:45pm 11 week term
Yoga for health & wellbeing with Jo Bogacz – all are welcome. Jo offers yoga courses over 11 x weeks supporting you to find your own way in your developing yoga practice.
YOUTH CONTEMPORARY DANCE
Mansion House

YOUTH CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Tuesdays 7.30pm – 8.30pm (during term times only)
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