Activities and Classes

Drawing Room

‘A network of the Modern: Arts and Crafts, Frank Lloyd Wright and the Bauhaus’ by Tom Abbott

Sunday 25th November 2018 10 am - 12 pm
Tom’s talk will focus on the Bauhaus modernist movement and how its approach to artistic creativity and manufacturing was influenced by William Morris’s and John Ruskin’s Arts and Crafts movement
A Foundation Course in Drawing
Stable Two

A Foundation Course in Drawing

Weekly 2 hour classes on Wednesday mornings for 10 weeks (no class 27th February & 27th March) commencing: Wednesday 6th February 2019 10:30 am - 12:30pm
This course will give you a great starting point to develop confident basic drawing skills.
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 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 Crochet Workshop
Stable Two

Beginners Crochet Workshop

Thursday 29th November 6.30pm-8.30pm
It's the season for catching up on all those Netflix series you've been hearing about, so you need something to keep your hands busy and to snuggle up to..
Chinese Brush Painting
Motor House Down

Chinese Brush Painting

7-9 pm , 7 Feb – 14 March 2019
A 6-week course on a Thursday evening to show you the essentials of Chinese Brush Painting.
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)
Clwb Cwtsh
Motor House Down

Clwb Cwtsh

8 weeks (term time only) Friday afternoon 1.30-2.45 Starting October 5th
#ClwbCwtsh is a short, informal, fun-filled 8-week taster programme focussed on speaking Welsh with young children (and is aimed at parents to be, parents/carers, members of the extended family) You don’t need any Welsh to join......
Crafty Pots
Motor House Down

Crafty Pots

10am-1pm. Termtime: The first Saturday of every month.
Unleash your creativity Suitable for all ages
Cwrs Hanes Teulu / Family History Course
Stable One

Cwrs Hanes Teulu / Family History Course

Mondays throughout October: 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd - 10:00 to 11:30am
Beginners' course on how to trace your family tree with talks and practical advice.
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
Hands of Light Workshop
Stable Two

Hands of Light Workshop

Saturday 23rd March 2019 - 9am to 6pm & Sunday 24th March 2019
A workshop exploring Brennan Healing Science
Immunity, Microbiota, Fermented and immune boosting Foods Workshop
Motor House Up

Immunity, Microbiota, Fermented and immune boosting Foods Workshop

Saturday 1st December: 10.30 am – 2.30 pm
Come along and find out how to prepare your gut to face the winter from qualified naturopaths (SNN) Laure and Judith.
Improve Your Drawing
Motor House Down

Improve Your Drawing

Weekly 2 hour classes on Wednesday evenings for 10 weeks (no class 27th February & 27th March) commencing: Wednesday 6th February 2019 7 pm - 9 pm
A course to help you 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
Introduction to Art History
Stable Two

Introduction to Art History

Wednesday 10.35 – 11:55 am September 26th – December 5th (no class on 31st October in half term) 10 week term
Do you enjoy visiting galleries but wish you could understand more about the paintings? The course will focus on how to 'look' at art, to gain as much information as possible from the visual clues in front of us.
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, starting September 2018
Love stories, love drawing and creating? Then “Make!” is for you.
Meditation Teacher Training - British School of Meditation
Motor House Up

Meditation Teacher Training - British School of Meditation

Starting 16/05/19, 17/05/19, 18/05/19, 22/06/19, 23/06/19 (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.
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 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.
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)
Pear Tree Learning Club
Stable Two

Pear Tree Learning Club

Wednesdays from September 19th (excluding October 11th)
Fun learning sessions for adults with a learning disability to practise using number in everyday life.
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
Pottery Painting
Motor House Down

Pottery Painting

First Saturday of every month 10-12 am
Creative fun for all ages from £4.50
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.
Restorative yoga therapy for women
Motor House Up

Restorative yoga therapy for women

New course starts 14/09/2018 Fridays: 1:30pm - 3pm
Reduce stress, anxiety and tension. Increase resilience, connection & well being. Weekly sessions at the Insole court, Llandaff. Fridays: 1:30pm - 3pm
River City Church
Courtyard

River City Church

Sundays 10:30am-12:15am 2/9, 9/9, 16/9, 23/9, 30/9, 7/10, 14/10, 21/10, 4/11, 11/11, 18/11, 2/12, 9/12, 16/12,
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.
Shibori Tie Dye
Motor House Down

Shibori Tie Dye

Tuesday 9th October 10.30-12.30
Shibori is a Japanese tie-dye technique, the natural dye oxidises from green to a beautiful indigo blue.
Sing The Deep Midwinter: Workshop, Feast & Party
Billiard Room

Sing The Deep Midwinter: Workshop, Feast & Party

16 December 2018 2.30-5.30 pm Afternoon singing workshop 6.00-10.30 pm Shared feast & party
Festive song afternoon workshop with Celia Webb.
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.
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!
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.
Motor House Up

The Roots of Rock by Peter Finch

November 29 - 7.30-8.30 pm
Renowned Cardiff poet and writer, Peter Finch gives a witty talk on his acclaimed book The Roots of Rock, a journey from Cardiff to Mississippi, and back again.
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.
Vinyasa Flow Yoga
Tuesdays: Carriage House Hall & Sundays: Billiards Room

Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Tuesdays: 'Rise & Shine' 9:30-11 am (From September 10-11 am) & 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

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.
WREATH WORKSHOP
Gallery

WREATH WORKSHOP

Saturday 24th November 11am -1pm Sunday 2nd December 1pm-3pm
Wreath workshop with experienced florist. Create your own festive wreath and take away with you. All materials provided. Course provided by Secret Garden Florist, Cardiff
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 with Molly
Drawing Room (Weds) Billiards Room (Thur & Fri)

Yoga for Beginners with Molly

11 week term (with breaks) – wk commencing 9th Jan 2019. Wed 9.30-11am (£77) Thur 10-11.30am (£77) Fri 12-3pm (£77)
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, Evenings: 6-7:15pm & also 7:45-9pm. Thursday: Evenings 5:30-6:45pm (11 week term)
Yoga for health & wellbeing with Jo Bogacz – all are welcome.
YOUTH CONTEMPORARY DANCE
Mansion House

YOUTH CONTEMPORARY DANCE

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