Children’s Classes Wharfedale & Craven

Art & Drama Classes: Wharfedale

Featured Listing
Featured Listing

Clay Time After School Club

Children in Years 5 & 6 are invited to join a new after-school club on a Wednesday, Clay Time is an 11-week pottery course for children running at Ghyll Royd School.

To register, please call 01943 865575 or email the school office!

Ghyll Royd School,

Greystone Manor,

Ilkley Road,

Burley in Wharfedale,

LS29 7HW

T: 01943 865575



Bonds Theatre School

Dance, drama and singing school based in Burley-In-Wharfedale, Otley and Menston.  As the current fastest growing performing arts school in the Wharfedale area we pride ourselves on our professionalism, inclusivity and sheer love of all things arts-related.

Offering Ballet, Tap, Contemporary Modern Jazz, Musical Theatre, Freestyle, Cheerleading, Street Dance, Commercial, Break Dance, Acro, Gymnastics, Body Conditioning, Singing, Drama.

07486 100530

Cherie’s Melody

Cherie’s Melody – inspiring voices AKA Turn up the Talent offers a fantastic opportunity for anyone who loves singing, performing & gaining confidence/skills. Are classes/holiday clubs are led by professional singer sisters Cherie and Melody.

Every Tuesday (during school term)
Baby (0-4yrs)- 10am – 11am
Mini’s – (4-8yrs) 3:45-4:45pm
Juniors – (8-15yrs) 5-6pm
Adults – (16+) 8-9pm
Classes are held at Guiseley Theatre
To find out more call: 07828435299

Little Cherries Musical Theatre Classes

LC is a popular local club offering weekly sessions and holiday workshops exploring musical theatre with a huge emphasis on fun with children 4-15 years.

Monday at Ilkley Playhouse. 4-11 years. 3.45pm to 4.45pm.

Monday Guiseley Theatre. 4-9 years. 5.40pm to 6.45pm

Thursday at Guiseley Theatre. Little cherries Next Stepz Academy Little Cherries Next Stepz Musical Theatre Academy 7.30 pm to 8.45 pm for 8-14 years.

Call  07486421275

Northern Dance Centre

With classes running in Ilkley, Burley in Wharfedale and Skipton. Offering Ballet, Street Dance, Tap & Drama. From Reception age.



Call 01943 603213

Performance Drama School

Drama and Musical Theatre classes for children aged 4yrs and above
Menston – Tuesdays
Otley Courthouse- Wednesdays
Burley in Wharfedale- Thursdays


4-9 years 5.30-6.15pm.

9-14 years 6.15-7pm.

Experienced qualified teachers
FREE trial lessons. We offer you a warm welcome!
* Shows * Festivals * Holiday Workshops and plenty of Performance opportunities.
Please contact Sue 07806640661 for further details.



StageDoor Theatre and Music School, Rawdon

StageDoor Theatre and Music School is based in Rawdon, Leeds and offers tuition in all forms of theatre, including Acting Voice Dance and Music. Classes are available in group and solo settings, offering examination in these disciplines.
Please contact us for additional details and trials on 07979 96737.

Story Explorer’s from Ilkley Literature Festival

Story Explorers is an interactive book group and writing group especially for children. Over a number of weeks children will work through an exciting book for their age group with group leader Sandra Flitcroft – exploring the book’s themes and characters as they read! Each week the group will also try out fun ways to write their own stories and poems with creative writing games and top tips.

Story Explorers takes place on Saturdays during term time.

10am – 10.35am Reading
10.35 – 10.45am supervised break
10.45am – 11.20am Writing

Cost: £60 per term, payable at the start of term.

Story Explorers takes place at:

Art House, Manor House Courtyard, LS29 9DT

Our term dates for autumn 2018 are:
Saturday 22 September – Saturday 15 December

For more information tel: 01943 601210 or email:

The Paintbox Menston

Weekly Art Classes For Children Ages 6 – 16

Engaging, inclusive, art classes, small groups of no more than 7 run from my artist’s studio.

Classes cover printmaking, painting, drawing and 3D work.

6-week blocks @ £8.50 per session, includes all materials.

Tel Catherine O’Hare on 07847626185

WYSPA Dance Academy

WYSPA Dance Academy & Castings is a leading Dance School and Casting Agency. We provide classes in all styles of Acro, Dance and Drama in Guiseley.

If anyone would like any information on any of our classes please get in touch. We have classes for ages 2.5 years to adult!
Classes include:
  • Pre-Primary Modern, Tap & Ballet
  • Primary Modern & Tap
  • Primary Ballet
  • Acro Tots
  • Musical Theatre (Ages 6+)
  • Jazz – Junior (6+), Inter & Senior
  • Drama – Junior, Inter & Senior

01943 876000