Activities and Classes

'Improve your Drawing’
Motor House Down

'Improve your Drawing’

Wednesday evening 7 - 9pm Starting 2nd May 2018 (No half term class 30th May)
'Improve your Drawing’ This 8 week course will enable you to develop your confidence in drawing - recapping on basic drawing skills, and discovering a wider vocabulary of techniques, styles and ways of ‘seeing’ and portraying the world around you.
8-Week Course in Mindfulness (MBSR/MBCT)
Drawing Room

8-Week Course in Mindfulness (MBSR/MBCT)

8 Wednesday evening sessions: 25 April – 4 July 2018 plus Sat 30 June (10-4pm) Times: 7:00-9:00pm (course length 22 hours)
Learn new ways of handling stress, pain and difficult feelings in a supportive group environment.
A Foundation Course in Drawing
Stable One

A Foundation Course in Drawing

Weekly 2 hour classes on Wednesday mornings 10 weeks (not including half term break, 30th May) commencing: Wednesday, 2nd May 2018, 10:30am - 12:30
‘A Foundation Course in Drawing’ This course will give you a great starting point to develop confident basic drawing skills.Discover drawing as an immensely pleasurable and inventive activity. Grow to have confidence in your own, unique drawing style
Action Learning Facilitator Training
Motor House Up

Action Learning Facilitator Training

11, 12, 13 July and Assessment Day on 14th September 2018 Four day course, including ILM Assessment
Do you want to create a positive environment where people can work happily and effectively together? Do you wish to know how to problem solve? If so, book now onto this ILM endorsed course, led by Leadership Consultant, Emma Falkner.
Alexander Technique Workshop
Billiards Room

Alexander Technique Workshop

April 15th 10am till 1:00pm
This workshop is suitable for beginners and more advanced students of the Alexander Technique. Contact Anna through her web site movementinmind.org to arrange a discussion if you have any queries. COST £25 payable in advance.
Art Adventures with Acrylics
Motor House Down

Art Adventures with Acrylics

Saturday 11th August 2018, 10:00 – 16:00
Acrylics is a very versatile painting medium. You can use it like watercolour, oils, gouache and in its unique way. Come to explore this contemporary medium with us. You will find it fun and learn a lot.
Art Club -Art With Sarah
Motor House Down

Art Club -Art With Sarah

Friday 4.30-5.30pm
Calling all budding Grayson Perrys or even Picassos!!! Love all different types of art? Want to get creative?​
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.
Beginners’ Contemporary Calligraphy Workshop
Motor House Down

Beginners’ Contemporary Calligraphy Workshop

Sunday, March 25 from 10:30 - 13:30
Learn Modern Calligraphy with an experienced tutor in a fun, relaxed setting. All equipment and refreshments are provided. Free starter kit to take home.
Book Making Course
Gallery

Book Making Course

Saturday May 12th 10.30 -12.30
The second in a series of bookmaking workshops when we will be making a hard cover folded book. No prior experience is necessary and most materials will be provided The cost is £10 Booking is essential as places are limited
Botanical Art Workshop with Debbie Devauden
Carriage House Hall

Botanical Art Workshop with Debbie Devauden

Saturdays 23rd June, 7th Jule, 28th July 10:00-16:00
Everyone welcome, from absolute beginners to experienced artists.
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)
Coaching Supervision Training
Motor House Up

Coaching Supervision Training

25, 26, 27 July and Assessment Day on 6th September 2018 Four day course including ILM Assessment.
Are you an experienced coach ready to take the next step into Coaching Supervisor? Find out more about our ILM endorsed course by experienced Leadership Consultant Emma Falkner.
Coaching Training
Motor House Up

Coaching Training

17, 18, 19 July and Assessment Day on 10th September Four day course including ILM Assessment
Are you a leader in the workplace? Do you want to improve your managerial skills? Do you wish to become an accredited coach? If the answer is yes to these questions, this course is perfect for you.
Crafty Pots
Motor House Down

Crafty Pots

10am-1pm. Termtime: The first Saturday of every month.
Unleash your creativity Suitable for all ages
Creative Writing Workshop
Reading Room

Creative Writing Workshop

1.30 – 3.30pm Thursday 7th June
Come along and join us in the magnificent Reading Room,for an afternoon exploring Travel Writing.The group will discuss a selection of travel pieces,followed by a creative writing activity, to inspire you to write a new travel poem or piece of prose.
Fashion Stories
The Dairy

Fashion Stories

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.
Foundation Course in Drawing
Stable 1

Foundation Course in Drawing

Commencing: Wednesday 17th January 2018 Morning Class 10:30 - 12:30 Evening Class 7:30 - 9:00
A Foundation Course in Drawing. This course will give you a great starting point to develop confident basic drawing skills. Discover drawing as an immensely pleasurable and inventive activity.
Free Antiques Valuation Day
Stable 1

Free Antiques Valuation Day

Monday 21st May 2018 11am to 4pm Monday 9th July 2018 11am to 4pm
All are very welcome to the valuation day, and no appointment is needed. So, if you have often wondered about that painting you inherited or the gem set brooch that never comes out of the drawer...
How to build organisational resilience
Motor House Up

How to build organisational resilience

23 and 24 July 2018 Two day course
Worried that your team might fall apart due to stress and burn out? Want to know how to develop a resilience strategy for them and you that will help everyone thrive? Book now onto this excellent course, led by Leadership Consultant, Emma Falkner.
Insole Court Community Choir
Drawing Room

Insole Court Community Choir

Thursdays at 19:30 during term time
In association with Primo School of Music
Inspired at Insole Adult Art Club
The Dairy

Inspired at Insole Adult Art Club

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?
Inspired at Insole Drop-In Craft Club
The Dairy

Inspired at Insole Drop-In Craft Club

THURSDAYS in TERM TIME STARTS 19th April 2018 1:00-3:00pm
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

Saturday 11.30-12.30pm
Love stories, love drawing and creating? Then “Make!” is for you.
Meditation Teacher Training
Motor House Up

Meditation Teacher Training

26/10, 27/10, 28/10 and 24/11, 25/11 (this is a 5- day course each day starts at 10am and finishes at 4.30pm)
It is an exciting time to become a Meditation Teacher. Scientific evidence supports the many benefits of meditation to health and well-being.
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.
Mindfulness Training for Leaders
Motor House Up

Mindfulness Training for Leaders

6 July 2018, 09.30 to 16.00 One day course
Are you in a leadership or managerial role and want to learn how to reduce stress at work? Do you want to be clear-headed, focused and effective when you are under high pressure? This one day course Mindfulness does just that. Enrol now!
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy 8 - week Course by Mindfulness for Communities-Clare McRobbie
Carriage House Hall

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy 8 - week Course by Mindfulness for Communities-Clare McRobbie

8-weekly sessions Wednesdays 7.00-9pm 25th April- 20th June (excluding half term 30th June)
The Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy 8-Week course is intended for people who wish to reduce stress, anxiety and depression.
Mini Dance Tots  Bespoke Pre-School Dance Class for 2-3yrs
Stable 2

Mini Dance Tots Bespoke Pre-School Dance Class for 2-3yrs

Wednesdays - Term Time 10.30am-11am 11.15am-11.45am
Mini Dance Tots - Bespoke Pre-School Dance Class is brought to you by The Dance Centre (part of The Performance Centres)
Mum and baby yoga
Carriage House Hall

Mum and baby yoga

Tuesday 15:00-16:30
A time for mums and babies to recover postnatally. Postnatal recovery is essential to the wellbeing of new mums. In this class we focus upon the recovery and well being of mums and encouraging the babies to come from the womb to the room.
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.
Mundo Dance Fitness & Choreography
Carriage House Hall

Mundo Dance Fitness & Choreography

Friday Evenings 6.30-7.30pm April 13/20/27 May 4/11/18/25 June 1/8/15/22/29
Mundo Dance is a combination of dance styles from around the world e.g. Latin, Jazz, pop, put together in the form of easy steps & movement combinations. Suitable for Adults out of condition or recovering from injury.
Music with Mummy
Stable 2

Music with Mummy

Mondays: Music with mummy ( 15mths - 3yrs) 10 - 10.30 Jolly Babies (birth - 14mths) 10.45 - 11.15
​The MUSIC WITH MUMMY programme will take your child on a musical journey from birth, all the way through the pre-school ages.
Musical Theatre Fitness (MTFit)  A unique Adult Dance Fitness Class
Carriage House Hall

Musical Theatre Fitness (MTFit) A unique Adult Dance Fitness Class

Thursdays - Term Time 6:30pm (55 minute class)
Musical Theatre Fitness is the bespoke Adult Dance Fitness Class brought to you by The Dance Centre (part of The Performance Centres)
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 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
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.
Pyjama Drama
Motor house down

Pyjama Drama

Wednesdays during term time 12:30 -13:10 Raindrops/Rainbows
Where else can you zoom to the moon one week and swim through jelly to have lemonade with a tiger the next? Pyjama Drama classes are all about the imagination, your children create the story and design our adventure.
Restorative Yoga therapy for Women
Motor house up

Restorative Yoga therapy for Women

8 week course, begins Friday the 26th of January 2018- 23rd March 2018 (no session on the 23rd of February)
Take exit from the flurry of the pre Christmas rush to slow down and unwind. Nurture yourself with a morning of heart warming Sufi poetry and restorative yoga in the beautiful gardens of the Insole Court.
Sew Simple - Junior
The Dairy

Sew Simple - Junior

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.
Sketch Book Club
Motor House Down

Sketch Book Club

Every Monday Starting 11th September Age 6-11 years 4:00-5:30 Age 11-16 years 5:30-7:00
​Come along and start your creative journey at Insole Court’s first Sketchbook clubs for children and young people.
Sketchbook Club Junior
The Dairy

Sketchbook Club Junior

Mondays 4:00-5:30 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
Teaser text This text will appear under the advert. 250 character limit. Through drawing we learn to see’ Start your creative journey at Insole Court’s first Sketchbook club for children of Primary school age.
Sketchbook Club Senior
The Dairy

Sketchbook Club Senior

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.
South Asian Dance, Cardiff
Stable 2

South Asian Dance, Cardiff

Saturdays 11am - 12 noon
This is an enjoyable way to become fit and healthy while learning something new. If needed Amodika will be happy to train both adults and children for dance exams as well.
Stitch Stories
The Dairy

Stitch Stories

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

Saturday 10.30-11.30am.
Love stories and love art? Fancy making a bird, a fish painting or even a busy bee? Then this is the class for you!
The Art of Fashion
The Dairy

The Art of Fashion

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.
Tots at Insole
The Dairy

Tots at Insole

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.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Carriage House Hall

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Tuesdays: Rise & Shine 9:45-11:00 Sundays: Rejuvenate 10:30-11:30
Yoga is an exploration of the body through gentle yoga postures, through breathing and mindfulness, leading to a healthier, calmer you.
WorldSong Choir
Billiards Room

WorldSong Choir

5 weekly sessions: 27th February – 27th March Tuesdays: 10.00 – 11.30
Come and experience the joy of unaccompanied harmony singing. We will sing songs from around the world, all taught by ear, using a fun and accessible teaching method designed to help everybody feel relaxed, confident and at ease.
Yoga at the Court
Blue Room, Main House, Insole Court

Yoga at the Court

Every Monday at 6:30pm - 7:30pm (excluding Bank Holidays & half terms)
Yoga for Beginners
Drawing Room (Weds) Billiards Room (Thur & Fri)

Yoga for Beginners

10 week term – wk commencing 15th January 2018 Wed 9.30-11am (£60) Thur 10-11.30am (£60) Fri 12-1.15pm (£55) Fri 1.30-3pm (£60)
Looking to improve posture, flexibility, balance and breathing? Book onto a “Yoga for Beginners” course. These courses are on-going.
Yoga for Health & Wellbeing
Billiards Room

Yoga for Health & Wellbeing

Wednesday morning 10-11.15am Wednesday evenings: 6-7:15pm & also 7:45-9pm. Thursday evenings 5:30-6:45pm
Suitable for beginners & those with some experience looking to re-establish their practice
YOUTH CONTEMPORARY DANCE
Mansion House

YOUTH CONTEMPORARY DANCE

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