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.

Book Group
07/01/2015 - Adults - The Point
Aspirations Exhibition
10/01/2015 - Suitable For All - The Point
Site Responsive Theatre
10/02/2015 - Adults - The Point

Tuneful Chatter

Let's make some noise! A new group for very young children (0-4s) and parents/carers where unusual instruments and culturally rich experiences are shared every week.

Mondays during term time. 1.30-2.30pm. Sessions are free. No need to book, just come along.

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Mondays during term time. Sessions are free. No need to book, just come along.

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 7 January we'll be talking about ‘How to be Both’ by Ali Smith.

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.

Jan 8th & 22nd, Feb 5th & 26th and March 12th & 19th 

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

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. No need to book, just come along.

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 from 8 December. 1.30-2.30pm

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

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.

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

Home Educators > Wednesdays, Free, 5-10 years

Lively experimental music sessions for families who home educate led by experienced musicians. Booking essential. Suitable for families with children aged 5-10.

Helen Jones
The Point, 16 South Parade, Doncaster, DN10 6BA
T: 01302 341662 E: darts@thepoint.org.uk

5-10 year olds being educated at home.

Wednesdays from 14 january - 1 April. 1.20-2.20pm and 2.30-3.30pm

The Point

Free, but please book your place as space is limited.

Workshops

Click on an activity for more information:

Drums Aloud! > Families, music, free, Saturday

Musician Katie Paterson will raise the roof with sound in this free family workshop. No experience of music needed. 

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

Families

10.45am-11.45am on Saturday 7 February.

 

 
 

The Point

Free but booking is essential as places are limited.