TOOLBOX SOCIAL PROGRAMME 2021

Creative activity
for Adults with additional needs

TOOLBOX SOCIAL PROGRAMME - AUTUMN TERM

Our creative arts programme is delivered by experienced practitioners, with specialisms in music, drama, sensory play, movement and storytelling. The Social Programme offers participants a safe opportunity to socialise with friends and get creative. We have drama, sensory play, drumming, music making and movement activities on offer, all sessions are suitable for a wide range of additional needs. 

The new term is now open for bookings! The programme starts on Thursday the 2nd of September. Get in touch today to book your place.

Explorers & Groovers Thursdays

Get creative every Thurday!
We offer a drama and storytelling class in the morning followed by movement and dance in the afternoon

Drummers & Music Makers
Fridays

Join our musical Fridays!
We offer a percussion and drumming group in the morning followed by mixed music and singing in the afternoon

Toolbox Drama Lunch Hub Thursdays & Fridays

Between each morning and afternoon class we have our lunch hub. Bring your own pack up and taking part in board games and craft activities!

WHAT TO EXPECT?

Oaken Grove Community Centre, Haxby

Sessions are held in the large hall in Oaken Grove Community Centre in Haxby. This is a well ventilated space, which is fully accessible for wheelchairs and walkers. There is an accessible toilet on site, as well as a beautiful garden which can be used as a break out space if needed. Participants will be provided with their own ‘station’, complete with single use materials. Each station will be spread out in two metre distances around the room. Hand gel and anti-bacterial wipes will be on hand around the building and practitioners and volunteers will be wearing a mask or visor at all times. Participants and support staff will be asked to wear a mask when entering and leaving the building. The building has a large, free car park to the front and is also on major bus routes from York city centre and surrounding villages.

For more information about Oaken Grove Community Centre, please click here. 

Toolbox Drama Lunch Hub

Between each morning and afternoon class we host a casual lunch hub. Bring your own pack up and enjoy our weekly craft and board game activities! More information about our lunch hub can be found here.

Programme Details

Explorers & Social Hub

  • Dates: 9th September – 21st October
  • Days: Thursdays
  • Time: 10:30am – 11:45am
  • Cost: £31.50 / for 7 weeks 
  • Where: Oaken Grove Community Centre, Reid Park, Oaken Grove, Haxby, York, YO32 3QW

Description: Join Ellie for a story adventure! Explore sensory props and materials, as well as music and physical games. This is an ideal programme for those who enjoy sensory exploration and performing. The Explorers activity will last 45 minutes, followed by a 30 minute social hub. We will provide hot water, tea and coffee during the Social Hub, should you wish to enjoy a hot drink. Please bring your own mug and spoon!

 

Groovers and Social Hub

  • Dates: 9th September – 21st October
  • Days: Thursdays
  • Time: 1:00pm – 2:15pm
  • Cost: £31.50 / for 7 weeks 
  • Where: Oaken Grove Community Centre, Reid Park, Oaken Grove, Haxby, York, YO32 3QW

Join Ellie to discover different styles of music and movement! Together we will explore gentle exercise and have lots of creative fun! The Groovers activity will last 45 minutes, followed by a 30 minute social hub. We will provide hot water, tea and coffee during the social hub, should you wish to have a hot drink. Please bring your own mug and spoon!

 

Drummers & Social Hub

  • Dates: 10th September – 22nd October
  • Days: Fridays
  • Time: 10:30am – 11:45pm
  • Cost: £31.50 / for 7 weeks
  • Where: Oaken Grove Community Centre, Reid Park, Oaken Grove, Haxby, York, YO32 3QW

Description: Join Alysha in this percussion and drumming programme. Enjoy making your own rhythm and beats with various percussive instruments. The Drummers activity will last 45 minutes, followed by a 30 minute social hub. We will provide hot water, tea and coffee during the social hub, should you wish to have a hot drink. Please bring your own mug and spoon!

 

Music Makers & Social Hub

  • Dates: 10th September – 22nd October
  • Days: Fridays
  • Time: 1:00pm – 2:15pm
  • Cost: £31.50 / for 7 weeks
  • Where: Oaken Grove Community Centre, Reid Park, Oaken Grove, Haxby, York, YO32 3QW

Description: Join Alysha in this musical mash up! Explore different instruments and styles of music, with plenty of opportunities for a good sing-along! The Music Makers activity will last 45 minutes, followed by a 30 minute social hub. We will provide hot water, tea and coffee during the social hub, should you wish to have a hot drink. Please bring your own mug and spoon!

Accessible activity

Social Connections

Creative and Fun


KEEPING OUR SESSIONS SAFE

All materials cleaned before and after use

Well ventilated and large space

Single use materials - no prop sharing

Book a Place

Get in touch to book a place on one of our programmes

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