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Activities for adults @ ACW

Washington Community Singers

'The B Sharps'

Mondays 10am - 11.30am

'One Voice'

 Tuesdays 5.30 - 7pm 

£4 per session 


Watercolour Classes

Unleash your creative potential at the Arts Centre

Washington’s Watercolour class.

Tuesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm

£8.50 per session

Tuesdays 1.30 - 3.30pm
£7 per session 


Sequence and Ballroom Dancing

Learn Waltzes, Quicksteps, Foxtrots and Tangos

Tuesdays afternoons

from 1.30pm - 3.30pm

Admission £2.20 includes refreshments.


Iyengar Yoga

Tuesdays 5.45pm - 7.15pm

£6 per session / 

Contact Gordon


Strictly Salsa, Latin and Ballroom


6pm - 7pm - Mixed Ability

£4.50 per session

Romero School of Dance website


Washington Theatre Group

Amateur Dramatics Group

Tuesdays 7.30pm - 9.30pm

£5 monthly subs.

Washington Theatre Group web site

Ukulele Lessons

Absolute Beginners Starting 8 January

Mondays 10 - 11am £4.00 per session – instruments  available 

Art of Ukes (Intermediate) 

Wednesdays 9.30 - 11am 

£6 per session 

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Hatha Yoga

Wednesdays 10am - 11.30am

£4.50 per session 

Contact Maureen at


Pilates - Central Studio

Wednesdays, 7.15 - 8.15pm,

£7.00 per session

Contact Claire on 07908 689091

for more details.


Pilates – Pilates North East

Thursdays, 10 - 11am

£65 for 8 weeks

Contact Carol on 07761 421 815

for more details.


Model Making Club

Thursdays 7pm - 9pm

£2.50 per session

Guitar for Beginners

Thursdays, 7.30 - 8.30pm

The sessions will explore the basicfundamentals of guitar playing includingchords, theory and soloing.

11 sessions - £55

To book call 07785 914 241 or email


Guitar for Intermediate Stage 1

Wednesdays, 7 - 8pm

For guitarists who have completed thebeginners course.

11 sessions - £55

To book call 07785 914 241 or email


Tai Chi

Fridays 10 - 11.30am

£5 per session

Oil Painting

Fridays 9.30am - 11.30am

£6.50 per session

Washington Wild Walks

Informal weekly walks, leave from Arts Centre Washington every Friday,

Meet 9.50am for 10am, free
For more information contact
Trevor Proctor 07950403264 or Avril Jobson 07947763879


The Voice Studio 

Professional signing tuition from Maggi Ballantyne, internationally renowned singer, vocal and performance coach.

For more information visit 

Call 0191 417 4999 to book

Cycling Club
Meets at Arts Centre Washington every Monday

 1.00pm – approx. 3.30pm

£6 per ride which includes bike hire or £25 per month.


What's On:

Talks, Demonstrations and Workshops: The Nifties present...

Gansey Project with Sue McBride

01 August 2018

Patterns for woollen fishing ganseys have been passed down for generations and are specific to indicidual ports and knitters. Leader of the Materialistics group, local gansey knitter Sue McBride, will be telling you about the history and heritage of these handmade jumpers. No need to book in advance, just pay on the door. Running time 1h 30mins.

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Talks, Demonstrations and Workshops: The Nifties present...

The Call of The Sea with Naomi Austin

29 August 2018

Naomi's illustrations celebrate the visit of the Tall Ships Race to Sunderland for the first time. She has sailed on Tall Ships herself, and her illustrations document her experiences. To coincide with her exhibition here at the Arts Centre, Naomi will be revealing insights into her work and processes. Running time 1h 30mins.

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Portraits with Charlie Parker

24 October 2018

To coincide with his exhibition here at the Arts Centre, Charlie Parker will lead a life drawing session, introducing you to the techniques he employs when making his own portraits. 

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