Get Involved

There's plenty at The Point to keep you busy.

Take a look at our list of workshops and groups on this page. Most of them are free. Anything take your fancy?

If you need to book for your sesison, just call our friendly reception team on 01302 341662, email darts@thepoint.org.uk or pop into The Point and book with our reception team.

For a PDF version of our guide to What's On at The Point, please click here.

 

Coming up...

For details of more activities, see the list of workshops and groups.

Quirky Choir
19/11/2014 - Adults - The Point
Famous Faces
29/11/2014 - Open to all - The Point
Book Group
03/12/2014 - Adults - The Point

Famous Faces

Be inspired by our Famous Faces exhibition and work with a wide range of materials to create your own portraits.

Join artist Emma WIlson on Saturday 29 November and Saturday 6 December. Drop-in between 10-11am or 11.30am-12.30pm. No need to book.

 

Find out more
Be inspired by our Famous Faces exhibition and create your own portraits at Saturday workshops

Groups

Click on an activity for more information:

Quirky Choir > Community choir, adults, weekly, term time

If TV like 'Military Wives' has inspired you to sing then why not join our community choir? With a repotoire of songs from around the world to chart topping hits, we'll have you tuned up in no time!

Janet Wood
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Adults. No previous singing experience is needed.

Every Wednesday during term time 6.45-8.45pm.

The Point

£3.50 per session

Knit and Knatter > Knitting group, adults, weekly, free

A forum for crafty-fingered individuals who love to knit or crochet and are keen to share and develop their skills. From notice boards to vegetable stews, no project is too ambitious for this talented group!

 

Caroline Gaytor
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Adults

Every Monday from 12.30-1.30pm

The Point

Free

Movers and Shakers > Over 50s dance, First Tuesday of month

Calling all men and women over 50 who feel the urge to dance! No experience or expertise necessary, just plenty of enthusiasm.

A great opportunity to make friends, de-stress and keep fit - before heading to the café for a well-deserved slice of cake.

Front of House
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Men and women over 50. This group is self-directed and run by participants.

First Tuesday of each month between 11am-12.00noon

The Point

£2.00 per session

Book Group > First Wednesday each month, adults, free

A friendly gathering of bookworms who love to dissect a good plot! From murder mysteries to historial fiction, come along to one of our meetings and share your views. On Wednesday 3 December we'll be talking about The Rabbit Back Literature Society,by Pasi Ilmari Jääskeläinen

 

Helen Jones
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 558050 E: helen@thepoint.org.uk

Adults

The first Wednesday of each month from 6pm-7pm. 

Meet in the cafe at The Point

Free

Doncaster Young Writers > Young people 13-18, weekly, free

Aged 13 – 18? If you are a secret scribbler, closert novelist or part-time poet, come along and meet other young writers. You don't have to think you're an author or poet, just be keen to write more!

“You can be creative, imaginative, make new friends and have a great time!” Shannon.
 

Young people aged 13-18. Young writers in Rotherham, Sheffield and Barnsley should contact Signposts on 0114 2554030 for info about young writers’ groups in these areas.

Thursdays between 5-7pm. New members welcome! free refreshments provided.

Dates confirmed: 23rd October and 13th and 27th November.

Please contact Sue Shaw for further information. 

The Point

Free

Doncaster Stammering Association > Fortnightly, free, adults

We are a friendly (adult) self-help group designed to help people who stammer. Check us out on facebook.

 

Bob Adams
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 07944 550540 E: dsagroup@hotmail.co.uk

We are a friendly (adult) self-help group designed to help people who stammer. Friends and relatives are welcome.
 

Tuesdays every fortnight. If you are interested in coming along, please call Bob on 07944 550540 first as the group may be out and about or visiting other groups.

The Point

Free

Sewing Group > Learn more about sewing, adults, weekly, free

Do you enjoy sewing and would like to share your skills with others? Or maybe you are a needlework novice looking for help and advice. All are welcome.

The group takes part in hand sewing/embroidery/patchwork. You can bring a sewing machine providing it has been PAT tested.
 

 

Ruth Taylor
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Anyone who enjoys sewing

Most Fridays between 12.15-2.30pm

The Point

Free

Makaton Signing > For 0-4s and grown ups. No experience needed

An easy way to learn signs and have fun practising them in songs and activities with your baby or young child. No experience of Makaton necessary.

Lucy Robertshaw
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 558054 E: lucy@thepoint.org.uk

0-4s and their grown ups.

Thursdays from 6 November - 11 December between 10-11am

The Point

£50 for six sessions

Workshops

Click on an activity for more information:

Sound Futures > Record music, 11+, free

Love music? Always wanted to be in a band? Want to learn how to make your own music and record it? Then this is the project for you!!

Work with professional musicians, try out the best apps on ipad, play instruments and test your skills with music tech.

Front of House Team
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Young people aged 11+. Young people need to be able to attend independently, or if extra support is required a parent or carer would be welcome to attend. 

Tuesdays from 9 September - 2 December, 5.30-7pm.

The Point

Free, but booking essential as spaces are limited.

Singing in The Galleries > Youth Choir, Thursdays, 11-19, free

Calling Doncaster’s musical youth! Do you find yourself singing along with tunes on your ipod? Join a choir with a difference. We want young people aged 11-19 to spend time in the gallery at The Point and use the visual art on display as inspiration for writing new songs and lyrics.

Front of House
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Anyone aged 11-19

Thursdays in term-time between 5-6.30pm.

The Point

Free

Famous Faces > Drop in session, Saturdays, open to all

Inspired by our Famous Faces exhibition, work alongside artist Emma Wilson with a wide range of materials to create your own portraits. Drop in sessions - no need to book.

Reception Team
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Open to all

Saturday 29 November and Saturday 6 December. 10-11am and 11.30am-12.30pm

The Point

£2.50 per person per session.

Unlocking Dementia > Free, performance, open to all

Artists have devised a short play called ‘Unlocking Dementia’ which aims to help audiences understand more about the condition and shows some of the small things we can all do to help people with dementia.

Front of House
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Anyone who wants to understand more about dementia.

Tuesday 25 November from 11am-12noon and 1.30-2.30pm. 

The Point

Places are free, but space is limited so please contact our Front of House team on 01302 341662 email darts@thepoint.org.uk or pop into The Point and chat to our receptionist.