Get Involved

There's plenty at The Point - see our workshops at the bottom of this page for all the info.

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.

To see an online version of our latest What's On at The Point guide please click here.

 

Coming up...

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

Sound Point
03/05/2016 - Young people 11+ - The Point
Quirky Choir
04/05/2016 - Adults - The Point
Swag Choir
05/05/2016 - Young people 11-15 - The Point

Swag Choir

This is a choir with a difference... a dynamic vocal group of young people with bags of attitude, combining R&B, Hip-Hop and dance tracks with choreography. Sessions are free and take place 5.30-7pm on Thursdays during term time.

 

Swag Choir: 5.30-7pm on Thursdays at The Point during term time.

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! No need to book.

There is no need to book this session, just turn up
If you have any questions please contact:
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Adults. No previous singing experience is needed.

Every Wednesday during term time 6.45-8.45pm. No need to book, just turn up!

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!

 

There is no need to book this session, just turn up
If you have any questions please contact:
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Adults

Every Monday from 12.30-1.30pm

The Point

Free. No need to book, just turn up.

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.

There is no need to book this session, just turn up
If you have any questions please contact:
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Men and women over 50. This group is self-directed and run by participants. Please wear loose clothes and comfy shoes/trainers.

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.

 

If you are interested in joining this group please contact:
Bob Adams
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.

Please click 'Book Now' and complete the form.
We will reply to confirm if places are available.
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Children aged 0-4 and their grown-ups. Booking is essential as space is limited

Mondays, 1.30-2.30pm during term time. 

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

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.
 

 

There is no need to book this session, just turn up
If you have any questions please contact:
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Anyone who enjoys sewing

Most Fridays between 12.15-2.30pm

The Point

Free. No need to book, just turn up

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

Every Wednesday 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.

There is no need to book this session, just turn up
If you have any questions please contact Amy Knowles
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 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.

 

 

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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. Booking essential

Please click 'Book Now' and complete the form.
We will reply to confirm if places are available.
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. Booking essential. Please call 01302 341662 or email: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Tuesdays during term time - 5.30-7pm. Booking essential. Please call 01302 341662 or email darts@thepoint.org.uk

The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN1 2DR. Click here for more information about your visit to The Point

Free, but booking essential as spaces are limited. Please book by calling 01302 341662 or email: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Swag Choir > 11 - 15 choir, weekly, term time

This is a choir with a difference...a dynamic vocal group with bags of attitude, combining R&B, hip hop and dance tracks with choreography.

There is no need to book this session, just turn up
If you have any questions please contact:
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Young people aged 11-15. There is no need to book this session, just turn up.

Every Thursday during term time, 5:30 - 7pm. 

The Point

Free

Workshops

Click on an activity for more information:

Nifty Neon - FULL > Saturday, Families, wear old clothes!

Design in the dark with artist Karen Hall. Create amazing neon artworks and bring them to life with the help of special lights. Booking essential. Wear old clothes! Children must be accompanied by an adult. These sessions are now full. To be first to find out about our creative workshops, please subscribe to our newsletter.

Please click 'Book Now' and complete the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Families with children aged 5-15. All children must be accompanied by an adult. These sessions are now full. To be first to find out about our creative workshops, please subscribe to our newsletter.

Two sessions on Saturday 7 May: 9.45am-11.15am & 12.15-1.45pm. These sessions are now full. 

The Point

£2 per child. All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Accompanying adults are free. These sessions are now full. 

Indonesian Percussion Orchestra > Saturday, Families, Free!

Come and make some noise with musician Laurence Rugg and have a go at playing an amazing Indonesian percussion orchestra made up of different gongs, drums and xylophones. 

No experience necessary. 

Please click 'Book Now' and complete the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Families (age 8+)

Two sessions on Saturday 14th May: 9:45-10:45am and 11-12pm

The Point

Free

Finger Knitting & Doodle Drawings > Families, 5+, £2 per child

Create your own mini work of art and embellish with colourful finger knitting with artist Caroline Cullingford. Get inspired in our doodle knit gallery and add to our wild flower doodle mural. 

Please click 'Book Now' and complete the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Families (age 5+). All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Tuesday 31st May 2016: 10-12pm

Thursday 2nd June 2016: 10-12pm

The Point

£2 per child

Contemporary Textiles > Adults, £4

Develop your textile skills and start your own mini fabric doodle to take away. Use fabric pens, knitting and embellishments to create a mini embroidery hoop doodle with artist Caroline Cullingford. 

Please click 'Book Now' and fill in the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Adults

Tuesday 31st May 2016: 1.30-3.30pm

Thursday 2nd June 2016: 1.30-3.30pm

 

 

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£4 per adult

Introduction to Printmaking for Adults > Adults, £2

Explore a range of printing techniques with artist Corey Holdcroft using Styrofoam, stamps and natural materials. You'll also have chance to try mono printing and mirror image string printing. 

Please click 'Book Now' and fill in the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Adults

Wednesday 1st June 2016: 10-12pm

The Point

£2 per adult

Introduction to Printmaking - Families > Families, 7+

Become a printing wizard with the help of artist Corey Holdcroft. Bring along a canvas bag, pencil case or t-shirt and customise your gear with a brand new look.

Please click 'Book Now' and fill in the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Families, age 7+. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Wednesday 1st June 2016: 1.30-3.30pm

The Point

£2 per child

Draw like a Fashion Designer > Young people, 12+, £2 each

Learn how to draw like a fashion designer with artist Karen Hall. Learn about proportions of the body and experiment with different drawing techniques to create amazing outfits. 

Please click 'Book Now' and fill in the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Young people, age 12+

Two sessions on Saturday 18th June 2016: 9.45-11.45am and 12.15-1.45pm 

The Point

£2 per person

Graphic Textile Thread Drawings > Families, 7+, free

Have the freedom to work big or small to create a tactile and visual web using coloured threads, nails, pins and polystyrene. An inspiring activity led by artist Karen Hall. 

Please click 'Book Now' and fill in the form
We will reply to confirm if there are places available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Families, age 7+. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Two sessions on Tuesday 2nd August 2016: 10-12pm and 1-3pm

The Point

Free

Seaside Canvas Designs > Families, 5+, free

Design a vintage seaside poster on canvas using drawing and paper cutting techniques with artist Kate Sully. Bring along some postcards or mementoes from a favourite seaside place as inspiration. 

Please click 'Book Now' and fill in the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Families, age 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Two sessions on Tuesday 9th August 2016: 10-12pm and 1-3pm

The Point

Free

Animal Sculptures > Families, 5+, free

Create giant creatures using natural materials with sculptor Dan Jones in the gallery garden at The Point.

Please click 'Book Now' and fill in the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Families, age 5+. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Two sessions on Tuesday 16th August 2016: 10-12pm and 1-3pm

The Point

Free

Block Printing Design > Families, 7+, free

Using plants from the gallery garden as inspiration, artist Lydia Caprani will help you turn sketches into print blocks. You can then create unique designs on paper and fabric. 

Please click 'Book Now' and fill in the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Families, age 7+. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Two sessions on Tuesday 23rd August 2016: 10-12pm and 1-3pm

The Point

Free

Scrollwork Workshop > Families, 7+, £2 per child

Inspired by Gypsy Roma scrollwork, decorate your own canvas bag using this traditional technique. A fun session with artist Kate Sully. 

Please click 'Book Now' and fill in the form
We will reply to confirm if places are available
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

Families, age 7+. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Two sessions on Wednesday 26th October 2016: 10-12pm and 1-3pm

The Point

£2 per child