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Classes and Workshops

Discover your nearest arts, music, performing arts and dance classes in the Vale of Glamorgan.


There are a variety of classes and workshops across the Vale of Glamorgan for all to enjoy.


Ffotogallery Photography and Digital Media Courses

Chapter Arts Centre

Classes are artist-led and take place in small groups in an enjoyable informal atmosphere. Students are encouraged to develop their ideas through a series of practical projects and illustrated talks exploring the impact of photography and digital media in a cultural and historical context.

Chapter Arts Centre

Watercolour and drawing class

Penarth Athletic Club

Andrew Coslett runs a warm and friendly weekly 3 hour Watercolour and drawing art class. Morning session:

9:30am - 12:30pm / Afternoon session: 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Cowbridge Art Society

Share, learn and improve your artistic skills. Members work in a range of media and styles from traditional painting in watercolour to multi-media and digital computer based imagery.

Singing For the Brain - Alzheimer's Society

Every Tuesday, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

St Mary's Church, Barry
Singing for the brain is a chance for people with dementia to get together for a singalong, followed by tea and coffee and a chat.

  • 02920434965

Penarth Songwriter's Circle

Bi-monthly event, 7.30pm

All Saints Church, Penarth

Penarth Songwriters' Circle is a bi-monthly event showcasing the craft of song-writing in its' original and pure form with performances from three top acts.

St Donats Atlantic Chorale

Monday 7:00pm - 9:00pm

St Donats Arts Centre

The Arts Centre's community choir meets Monday evenings for rehearsal.

  • 07813 325841

National Youth Choir of Wales

The NYCW is keen attract the best young singers to ranks for its exciting 2014 season.

National Youth Orchestra of Wales

As the first national youth orchestra in the world, the NYOW has 65 years experience in providing a first-class training experience. It is a flagship for youth music in Wales.

Omidaze Productions

A small theatre company with BIG ideas

Omidaze has two main areas of activity OMIDAZE Education and OMIDAZE Productions. 

National Youth Theatre of Wales

The NYTW is for young people aged between 16 - 21 years, from Wales, who are already involved with a drama group at school or college, or with a local youth theatre.

Stage Door 1 Youth Theatre

Classes are split into age groups and meet every Saturday in Llantwit Major and perform 3 shows a year at the Arts Centre.

  • 01446 799100

Night Out Theatre

If you are a community group who would like to put on a professional show in your local community venue, Night Out takes away the financial risk, and can provide practical help and advice, funding, tickets and lots of theatre production ideas for you to choose from.


Night Out website

The Penarth Players

The Penarth Players are an Amateur Theatre group, welcoming and friendly and busy doing a wide variety of productions.

  • 02920 703588

Street Dance Classes for young people

Murchfield Hall, Dinas Powys

Street Dance classes every Friday in Murchfield Hall.

  • 029 20513700

Miranda Lee Dance Studio

Monday - Friday

Pendragon Studio, Castleland Community Centre, Belvedere Cresent, Barry, CF63 4JZ

Award winning Ballroom and Latin American dancing. Adult classes available.

New beginners class is starting 3rd October 2023 betwen 8.30 p.m. – 10.00 p.m.

National Youth Dance Wales

NYDW works with young people from all over Wales, alongside internationally renowned dancers and choreographers, and in some of Wales' finest venues.

Street Dance Classes

Barry YMCA

For children and adults

Tea Dances with Alan Taylor

St Donats Art Centre

Once a month come along, dance and meet new friends in the beautiful glass room overlooking the sea. Come and enjoy afternoon tea and cake. 2.00pm - 4.00pm


St Donats Arts Centre Website