Get Involved

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

To book a session either 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.

A Life of My Own
01/09/2015 - Adults - The Point
Knit and Knatter
07/09/2015 - Adults - The Point
Sound Point
08/09/2015 - Young people 11+ - The Point

A Life of My Own

Supporting a family member, friend or partner can be tough and getting time out for yourself isn't easy. Join our group and meet others who understand these pressures.

Unwind in a friendly atmosphere with gentle creative activities created by our artists including music and storytelling.

Find out more
A Life of My Own - Thursdays: 10.30am-12 noon

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!

 

Front of House
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

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

Tuneful Chatter > 0-4s and their grown-up, music

Let's make some noise! A new group for very young children where unusual instruments and culturally rich experiences are shared every week. Children need to be accompanied by a parent or carer. Booking essential.

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

Children aged 0-4 and their grown-ups.

Mondays during term time. 

The Point

Free, but booking is essential as space is limited.

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

Creative Directions > Adults, Free, To improve health & wellbeing

Every Wednesday from 5 August between 10am and 4pm. You're welcome to join us for all or part of the day.  In the morning our Garden room will be open for you to chill out, chat or create small pieces of art work. Then from 1.30-3.30pm an artist will lead a group creative activity.

Amy Knowles
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 558041 E: amy@thepoint.org.uk

If you’re an adult experiencing mental health difficulties such as anxiety, depression, stress or feelings of loneliness then we’d love to see you. 

Every Wednesday from 5 August 10am-4pm. You're welcome to join us for all or part of the day.  In the morning, chill out, chat or create small pieces of art work in our Garden Room. Then from 1.30-3.30pm an artist will lead a group creative activity.

 

 

The Point

All sessions are free and we’ll give you a voucher for a free drink every Wednesday. Just come along, or, if you prefer please call Amy for a chat on 01302 558041 or email amy@thepoint.org.uk

Sound Point > 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 during term time - 5.30-7pm.

The Point

Free, but booking essential as spaces are limited.

A Life of My Own > Take a break at The Point

Supporting a family member, friend or partner can be tough and getting time out for yourself to unwind isn't easy.  By joining our group you can meet other people who understand these pressures and unwind with some gentle creative activities created by our artists. They'll use music and stories to help you relax in friendly atmosphere.

Front of House Team
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR
T: 01302 558041 E: amy@thepoint.org.uk

Bring along the person you support or come alone. The Point is a friendly building and our staff are on hand to help you. All sessions are free and we'll provide  refreshments.

 

Thursday mornings from until 11 December. 10.30am-12 noon 

The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR

Free. Just come along, or if you would like more information contact Amy on 01302 558041 or email amy@thepoint.org.uk

Home Educators - Art Club > 11+, home-educated children

A great chance to have a go at a wide range of visual arts including ceramics, textiles, drawing and mark making. Booking essential.

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

Age 11+

10am-12 noon from Monday 14 September - Monday 19 October

The Point

Free, but space is linmited so booking is essential

Home Educators - Art Club > 8-11s, home-educated children

A great chance to have a go at a wide range of visual arts including ceramics, textiles, drawing and mark making. Booking essential as space is limited.

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

Ages 8-11

10am-12noon. Mondays from 2 November- 7 December

The Point

Free, but space is limited so booking is essential.