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Belconnen Arts Centre

Classes & Workshops

July-December 2014 program

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ViSual Music Dance and yoga


Creative Arts Workshops

Third Tuesday Textiles with Ann McMahon

Third Tuesday of the month> 15 July–18 November

A special interest and social group that welcomes people living with disadvantage and disability.

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Cartooning, Caricaturing and Creating
with Andrew Hore

Thursdays >
31 July–
18 September &
23 October–
11 December

Create your own cartoon characters and comic strips...learn how to draw caricatures!

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Artspace with Nicola Lambert


27 August 
3 September 
10 September and
29 October–
3 December

Artspace will be a program of 2 hour workshops held over four, 6-week terms during 2014, led by local professional artist/tutor Nicola Lambert, who will guide participants in exploring and developing their creativity.

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Art Soiree

Thursdays >
7 August–11 September &
6 November–10 December

Join art tutor and Julie Bradley for 6 evenings each of creative enjoyment developing and strengthening your artistic skills.

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Yarn Bombing – Wonderful World of Wool

Saturday Sunday 14 September, Saturday 27 September & Sunday 12 October > 1:00–4:00pm

Contribute to a community yarn bombing project to produce creative and original decorations for the forthcoming Spring Winds Festival.

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Basketmaking: Hexagonal Weave using Split Cane
with Maria Kunz

Saturday 25 October > 10:00am–2:00pm

An exciting beginner’s class in basketry using split cane. You'll learn how to create a hexagonal patterned weave structure.

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Music Classes

Hour Song — Singing for Seniors with Lindsay Nesci

Fridays > 1:00–3:00pm

You're invited! Join our informal group sing-along with versatile pianist, easy-to-see lyrics booklets and hundreds of songs of variety and taste from around the world. Share fond memories and great melodies from the 1920s to the 1960s. Requests welcome!

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Shades of Monday

Tuesdays >
22 July–
23 September &
13 October–
15 December

Shades of Monday is an acapella group relatively new to the Canberra music scene. Come along and join this wonderful choir!

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Dance and Movement Classes

Room to Move: Inclusive Community Dance

Monthly inclusive (open to people living with and without disability) community dance and movement sessions with a focus on improvisation led by a variety of skilled and experienced facilitators.

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Move - Speak - Act - A Mindscapes Festival Performance

An acting course for people who have experienced or care for someone who experiences mental illness.

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West Coast Swing with Audacity Dance

Belconnen Arts Centre is home to Canberra’s award winning West Coast Swing dance studio, Audacity Dance. They have a reputation as one of Canberra’s top dance studio providing quality, fun dance tuition. 

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Dance for Life with tutors from Mirramu Creative Arts Centre

Stretch and tone your muscles, move the body from the inside out and feel your energy flowing.

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Lunchtime Dru Yoga Classes with Kylie Blacksell

Pop in for a 45 minute Lunchtime Dru yoga Session with Kylie to feel completely rejuvenated, re-energized, refreshed and relaxed.

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Curvy Yoga with Donna Penny

An accessible class for curvy students and those with physical limitations.

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Get Yoga Fit with Yogasana Fitness

Improve your mental, emotional and physical fitness with this multi–level yoga class.

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Yoga Trinity with Heather Agnew

Join this Yoga Instructor Training, Thai Yoga Massage Specialty Training and much more.

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Dance for People with Parkinsons

Enjoy the fun and challenge of working your brain, your body, your memory and your imagination in this fun filled hour.

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Dance Bootcamp with Canberra Dance Company

Dance Bootcamp is designed to take you from a novice with two left feet to a confident dancer in six weeks while also boosting your fitness.

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Ladies Dance Bootcamp with Canberra Dance Company

Have fun, keep fit, flexible and fabulous this Winter with Ladies Dance Bootcamp.

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Hip Hop, Samba and Dancehall Classes with Subsdance

Subsdance is proud to present a new set of dance classes. You do not want to miss out on these fantastic classes.

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Flamenco Dance by The Flamenco Centre

Arrestingly beautiful, the bitter sweet passion and complexity of Flamenco dance provides enormous scope for channelling your deepest emotions, be they joy or suffering.

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Salsabor presents Zumba Classes

Zumba Latin Fitness classes for all ages.

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Zumba & Bollywood with Canberra School of Bollywood Dancing

It is fun, silly, sexy and totally engrossing - you won’t even know it’s doing you good!

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There's a great range of upcoming events in Belconnen Arts Centre's 2014 special events program!

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How to get to Belconnen Arts Centre:

    118 Emu Bank, Belconnen, ACT [Google Maps]
    Tuesday – Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm
    Except for regular classes and special events
  • BUS:
    ACTION [Timetable Information] - 300 series buses to Belconnen, get off at Belconnen Community Bus Station and walk down to the Centre, or Route 45 directly to the Centre.
  • CAR:
    Enter eastern end Emu Bank from either Aikman Drive or Eastern Valley Way, from the western end off Joynton Smith Drive or directly opposite the end of Benjamin Way
    See Maps. Parking is available on Emu Bank, Westfield Belconnen and behind Nature Conservation House, or at the Centre (2 hours only)