Explorers, Haxby

Sensory Drama
for Adults with additional needs


Join us on an adventure around the world! Our Thursday morning sensory drama activities bring stories to life through touch, sound, smell and play!

We offer participants a safe space to build skills and grow lasting friendships. All activities are suitable for a multitude of needs and are delivered by our qualified Drama Practitioner. 

Music and Movement

Get active with music, movement and sensory props


Help us bring stories to life through animated play

Social Opportunities

Enjoy a free hot drink at the end of every session


Sessions are held in a large community room at Oaken Grove Community Centre in Haxby. This well ventilated space is fully accessible for wheelchairs and walkers. You will find two accessible toilets on site, as well as indoor and outdoor breakout spaces which can be used to relax and decompress. In the building you will also find York Explore library as well as a community café. 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 the morning and afternoon class on a Thursday we host a casual lunch hub. We offer table top activities, board games and simple creative tasks in a relaxed environment. Bring your own pack up and enjoy this informal and social activity. More information about our lunch hub can be found here.


Programme Details

Explorers & Social Hub

  • Days: Thursdays
  • Time: 10:30am – 11:45am
  • Cost: £4.50 per session (fees are paid at the start of each half term)
  • Where: Oaken Grove Community Centre, Reid Park, Oaken Grove, Haxby, York, YO32 3QW

Description: Join Siân for a storytelling 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. Feel free to bring your own mug and spoon!

This programme has been kindly supported by Two Ridings Community Foundation.

Accessible activity

Social Connections

Creative and Fun


All materials cleaned before and after use

Large, well ventilated spaces

Accessible and friendly venues


Get in touch to book your place

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