Get Involved

There's plenty at The Point to keep you busy in 2016 - 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.

Swag Choir
04/02/2016 - Young people 11-15 - The Point
Sewing Group
05/02/2016 - Adults - The Point
Knit and Knatter
08/02/2016 - Adults - The Point

Easter holidays

Join artist Ivan Liotchev this Easter and be part of his global initiative to invite people to create large drawings together. He'll also be runnung digital drawing workshops.

See the orange workshops opposite for more information and booking details.

Draw with artist Ivan Liotchev over the Easter holidays at The Point

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.

Front of House Team
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. 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!

 

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. 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.

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.

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

Children aged 0-4 and their grown-ups.

Mondays, 1.30-2.30pm 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.
 

 

Front of House
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. 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.

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 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 visual arts activities created by artist Caroline Cullingford.

Amy Knowles
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.

 

Thursday from 28 January to 17 March. 10.30am-12 noon. 

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

Sessions are free but please book a place by calling Amy on 01302 558041 or email amy@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.

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

Young people aged 11-15

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

The Point

Free

Workshops

Click on an activity for more information:

Artists at Work - FULL > Families, February half-term,

Be inspired by artists like Van Gogh and Matisse to create your own drawings using experimental drawing techniques. An imaginative session for the whole family with artist Corey Holdcroft. 

Booking essential.

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

Families with children aged 7+

Monday 8th February, 10-11:30am or 12:30-2pm. BOTH SESSIONS ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED

The Point

£2 per child. Booking is essential. To book your place call 01302 341662, email darts@thepoint.org.uk or pop in and book with reception team. BOTH SESSIONS ARE NOW FULLY BOOKED

Collaborative Drawing Drop-In > Families, Free, Easter holidays

Help create a new collaborative drawing in a day. Together with artist Ivan Liotchev, explore drawings from his exhibition and discover how our drawings relate to the rest of the world. 

Booking essential. 

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

Families

Wednesday 23 March, 10am-12 noon and 1-3pm

The Point

Free, just turn up!

Digital Drawing Extravaganza > Families, Easter holidays

Use tablet computers to create explosive drawings using a great variety of digital techniques, such as creative photography, image manipulation and collage. At the end of the workshop, you can take the drawing away with you as a high quality print or digital file for sharing with your friends. Booking essential.

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

Families

Thursday 24 March, 10am-12 noon

The Point

£2.50 per child. To book your place call 01302 341662, email darts@thepoint.org.uk or pop in and book with reception team.

Drawing with Light > Families, Easter holidays

Join artist Ivan Liotchev as we enter a world of fast-paced, interactive drawings projected onto a big screen, solely using the power of light. You won't believe the images you can create! Booking essential.

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

Families

Thursday 24 March, 1-3pm

The Point

£2.50 per child. To book your place call 01302 341662, email darts@thepoint.org.uk or pop in and book with reception team.