Taking Part: Workshops

To book tickets or find out more information about any of our workshops, please contact the Box Office on 01522 873894.


Pete Wray – Guitar Workshops

Tuesday 11ish – 2ish in the Café Bar once a month (usually on the second Tuesday)

Free acoustic guitar workshop with Pete Wray. Bring your guitar, share your ideas and learn! All abilities welcome. To find out more please email pete.wray@btinternet.com

Dance Workshops by LimeLight

Work with young dancer Brittany Rose James, as part of her Arts Award, supported by LOV Young People’s Programme and The Mighty Creatives. Each session will be a fun and inspiring opportunity to develop your Dance and Creative Skills. Ideal for all levels (ages 11-25). For more Details see our Facebook page LimeLight or email BrittanyJames@ntlworld.com

Sessions run from 5pm – 6pm on Wednesdays: 5, 12,19,26 February

Tickets: Free

The Happy Monday Club

Café Bar 10.30am – 11.30am

We now hold regular creative play sessions for the under 5s in our café bar every Monday (during term time only). The sessions are run by Rhubarb Theatre and led each week by a different local artist (music, dance, storytelling & making). There are just 20 places each week and accompanying adults go free (the bar is always open for coffee & cake!)

Tickets: £3

Play with May

Sunday 11 May 2014, 10.30am and 2pm

Join visual artist May Jones for a morning of family fun making papier mâché pots and bowls using balloons and plastic moulds. Take away your creation at the end!

Purchase tickets for the 10.30am session

Purchase tickets for the 2pm session

Tickets: £3 (Under 5s free)

Zest Theatre’s Summer Challenge

Monday 28 Jul–Thursday 31 Jul 2014, 10am-4pm

Interested in acting, writing, directing, and producing? Then join us for this year’s Summer Challenge!
You and your new friends have got just 4 days to form your own theatre company and produce a brand new production ready for a live audience to watch. That’s 4 days to write it, rehearse it, produce it and perform it! Are you ready? GO! Zest Theatre’s Summer Challenge is open to anyone aged 11-25.

FREE to take part – but call us to book your place. FREE performance on 31st at 3pm

Tickets: FREE to take part – but call us to book your place. FREE performance on 31st at 3pm

FishTank Summer School

Monday 04 Aug–Thursday 07 Aug 2014, 10am-3pm

Alice & Steph are back with their annual Youth Theatre Summer School open to anyone aged 7 to 11. Four days of acting, writing, directing and giggling, all leading to a final informal performance (a world premiere!) for family & friends on Thursday 7th at 2pm. A great way to spend a week of your summer hols!

Please contact the box office to book on 01522 873894.

Tickets: £70

Neon Youth Theatre

Are you 11-25? Do you want to act / dance / sing / write / direct / produce / choreograph? Then join Neon Youth Theatre at its new home here and help write, produce and perform an original production every April.

Wednesdays 7pm – 9pm (term time only)

Weekly Tickets: £2.50

Call 01522 569590 to find out more

Youngcut & The Marmalade Sessions

‘Every week our small group of 13 to 18 year olds meet up in the Drill Hall Café Bar to design & develop hip and quirky nights for young people from across the arts! We like to think of ourselves as cultural entrepreneurs and champions of local talent. Look out for The Marmalade Sessions, our free monthly open mic music sessions in the Café Bar from 4.30 – 6ish on the 1st Tuesday of every month. To find out more search for YoungCutLincs on Facebook or Twitter.’

Free Taster Massages

Drop in to the Café Bar any Thursday lunchtime and get a free 10 minute taster massage from Sam Brown from The Sanctuary Room.

Drama Club for Adults!

This group is now well established and we’re looking for more people to join us! It’s all about having fun, exploring acting, developing ideas and learning new skills. It’s open to anyone who is interested in doing some acting but without having to commit to a production. Each session will be different and all the content will come from the participants. We aim to provide a fun, creative and imaginative workshop that gives you the opportunity to flex your performing muscles…..

Sessions will run on Thursdays from 7pm – 9pm on 23, 30 January, 6, 13, 27 February, 6, 13, 20 March

Tickets: £3

Full Bloom

Tuesdays 10am – 11am

Kayla Dougan Bowtell from insideout dance company continues to run her highly popular Tuesday morning dance & movement class at the Drill Hall for over 50s.


Sessions will run from 14 January to 25 March (excluding 18 February)

Tickets: Tickets: £6 per week or £50 per term (10 sessions)

Fish Tank Youth Theatre

FishTank Youth Theatre is Lincoln’s alternative youth theatre! Drama skills, self-confidence, team building and fun are guaranteed in these sessions run by Alice Kinloch & Stephanie Milner.

FishTank Juniors:
9.45am – 11.15am: ages 7 to 11

FishTank Seniors:
11.30am – 1pm: ages 11 upwards

Sessions will run on Saturdays from 11 January to 29 March (excluding 15 Feb)

Juniors Performance:
Friday 4 April, 7pm

Seniors Performances:
Saturday 29 March, 2pm & 7pm

Please note: tickets for FishTank are available for the full term and all tickets must be paid for by 11 Jan.

Tickets: Season Tickets: £60 (10 sessions)

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