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Royal Academy of Dance Ballet and ISTD Modern classes for 4 – 7 year olds.


These classes are designed to develop excellent dance technique, building self-esteem, strength, suppleness, musical awareness and the children’s innate creativity whilst also following the RAD and ISTD syllabus.


Your child will have the opportunity to work towards recognised RAD and ISTD ballet and modern exams whilst also learning new choreography that is showcased in the Queen’s annual dance show.


The weekly class starts week of 25 February to week commencing 25 March as follows:


  • Monday 16.00: Primary Ballet (for children in Year 1 who have passed their Pre-Primary Ballet exam and above)
  • Tuesday 16.15: Grade 1 Ballet (for children in Year 2 and above)
  • Wednesday 15.40: Primary Modern (for children in Reception and Year 1)
  • Wednesday 16.20: Grade 1 Modern (for children in Year 1 who have experience and Year 2)
  • Thursday 16.00: Pre-Primary Ballet exam class (for reception and Year 1 children who already have knowledge of the syllabus)
  • Friday 15.30: Pre-Primary Creative Dance (for Reception and Year 1 children with no knowledge of the syllabus)

  • £27.50 per course for the 5 week term.


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Monday 25 Feb 201916:00 Book Now
Tuesday 26 Feb 201916:15 Book Now
Wednesday 27 Feb 201915:40 Book Now
Wednesday 27 Feb 201916:20 Book Now
Thursday 28 Feb 201916:00 Book Now
Friday 1 Mar 201915:30 Book Now
Dance for 4 to 7 year-olds

Royal Academy of Dance Ballet, ISTD Modern, Lyrical Modern, pointe work, flexibility and body conditioning classes for 7 to 18 year-olds.


These classes are designed to develop excellent dance technique, building self-esteem, strength, suppleness and musical awareness.


Queen’s Performing Arts Academy caters for students that wish to dance for fun whilst also offering specialist classes and training for those thinking about pursuing a career in the dance and performing arts industry.


As a member of the Queen’s Performing Arts Academy, you will have the opportunity to work towards recognised RAD and ISTD Ballet and Modern exams, whilst also learning new choreography that is showcased in the Queen’s annual dance show. We regularly enter students for professional auditions and dance festivals, with solo and group lessons offered throughout the holiday periods. Elite students will be given the opportunity to audition for county youth dance companies, South West Theatre Ballet, Royal Ballet Associates and RAD Ballet Associates.

(Please note children at Grade 2 ballet and above will be expected to attend 2 ballet classes a week if they wish to be entered for exams)


The weekly class starts week of 25 February to week commencing 25 March as follows:


  • Monday 17.00: Grade 4 Ballet
  • Monday 17.45: Senior Creative/Contemporary Dance 11+
  • Monday 18.45: Senior Flexibility and Body Conditioning 11+
  • Tuesday 17.00: Grade 4 Modern
  • Tuesday 17.45: Grade 3 Ballet
  • Tuesday 18.45: Grade 5 Ballet
  • Tuesday 19.30: Senior Lyrical 11+
  • Wednesday 17.00: Grade 3 Modern
  • Wednesday 17.45: Grade 2 Ballet
  • Wednesday 18.45:  Senior Elite Ballet (for those inter-foundation and above) 11+
  • Wednesday 19.30: Senior Elite Modern (for those inter-foundation and above) 11+
  • Thursday 16.45: Grade 4 Ballet
  • Thursday 17.30: Grade 2 Ballet
  • Thursday 18.15: Grade 3 Ballet
  • Thursday 19.00: Grade 5 Ballet
  • Thursday 19.45: Senior Elite Ballet (for those inter-foundation and above) 11+
  • Friday 16.15: Senior Contemporary Dance (Queen's College Students only)
  • Friday 16.15: Junior Dance Company and Squad (invite only)
  • Friday 17.00: Junior Creative Fun and Flex
  • Friday 17.45: Grade 3 Tap
  • Friday 18.30 : Junior Dance Company and Squad (invite only)


  • £27.50 per course for the 5 week term.


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Monday 25 Feb 201917:00 Book Now
Monday 25 Feb 201917:45 Book Now
Monday 25 Feb 201918:45 Book Now
Tuesday 26 Feb 201917:00 Book Now
Tuesday 26 Feb 201917:45 Book Now
Tuesday 26 Feb 201918:45 Book Now
Tuesday 26 Feb 201919:30 Book Now
Wednesday 27 Feb 201917:00 Book Now
Wednesday 27 Feb 201917:45 Book Now
Wednesday 27 Feb 201918:45 Book Now
Wednesday 27 Feb 201919:30 Book Now
Thursday 28 Feb 201916:45 Book Now
Thursday 28 Feb 201917:30 Book Now
Thursday 28 Feb 201918:15 Book Now
Thursday 28 Feb 201919:00 Book Now
Thursday 28 Feb 201919:45 Book Now
Friday 1 Mar 201916:15 Book Now
Friday 1 Mar 201917:00 Book Now
Friday 1 Mar 201917:45 Book Now
Friday 1 Mar 201918:30 Book Now
Dance for 7 to18 year-olds

Our pre-school dance class is available for 3 – 4 year old boys and girls.


The class aims to introduce the magical world of dance to children in a nurturing and fun environment. Classes develop a basic dance technique in all styles, building self-esteem, strength, suppleness, musical awareness and the children’s innate creativity. This is achieved by developing technique through adventures, stories and play.


The weekly class starts week of 25 February to week commencing 25 March as follows:


  • Friday 14.30 – 15.10 Creative Dance (Queen’s College students only)

  • £27.50 per course for the 5 week term.


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Friday 1 Mar 201914:30 Book Now
Dance for 3 to 4 year-olds

Sit back, relax and immerse yourself in some of the world’s favourite music. The Southern Sinfonia, Queen’s College resident orchestra and your orchestra in the South West brings you this special evening of the very best classical music.


Your favourite Beethoven piano concerto, the ever popular William Tell Overture and Mendelsohhn at his finest.


Conductor - Simon Chalk

Soloist - Graham Caskie


Book Tickets

Friday 8 Mar 201919:30 Book Now
 Southern  Sinfonia

By the

UK Hydrographic Office


As part of British Science Week, we are delighted to welcome the UK Hydrographic Office to Queen’s.


The Science of the Sea presentation will take you on a fascinating journey into the way the UK Hydrographic Office uses science to support the marine environment. Guest speaker, Jonathan Lewis, Innovation Manager will focus on (Automatic Identification Systems) AIS and how this data is used to track ships movements around the world; whilst Harriet Bolt, Senior Marine Biology Analyst will talk about Killer Whales and their movements.


Tickets are FREE but please book inadvance.




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Tuesday 12 Mar 201919:00 Book Now
Science of the Seas

SCO return for a very special concert celebrating the 175th anniversary of Queen’s College. The concert will feature musicians from the Queen’s community including soloist Elizabeth Hayley, one time Head of Music at Junior School; OQ Simon Bell who will take charge of the organ and a selection of past and present Directors of Music who will form the percussion section.


A very special occasion not to be missed!


Appalachian Spring                Copland

Piano Concerto in A minor      Grieg

Symphony No.3 in C minor     Saint Saens


Book Tickets

Saturday 16 Mar 201919:30 Book Now
 Somerset  County  Orchestra

Join us for a wide range of music performed by the larger ensembles of Queen’s College.


The perfect opportunity to hear some of our outstanding young musicians at work!


PLEASE NOTE: NEW DATE!

Tickets FREE but please book in advance.

Book Tickets

Wednesday 20 Mar 201919:00 Book Now
 Mixed Ensemble Concert

With the legendary


JAMES PEARSON


James Pearson returns for a whistle stop tour through 100 years of jazz piano featuring the music of Oscar Peterson, Erroll Garner, George Shearing, Chick Corea and many more. James, Artistic Director at Ronnie Scott’s, is an internationally known pianist par excellence. An extraordinary talent from an early age, it’s easier to name the stars that James hasn’t played with than those he has. James’ voyage into the iconic exponents of the jazz piano will take you through the history of jazz and showcase his total mastery of the instrument.

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Saturday 23 Mar 201919:30 Book Now
The History of the Jazz Piano

This marvellous musical, performed by pupils from Queen's College Junior School, packs a powerful punch with crazy characters and spectacular songs.


Can Superstan save the planet?


Find out in this funtastic adventure as our hapless Superhero flies faster than a speeding paper aeroplane, and learns that with great power comes great hilarity!


Coming to a theatre near you!


Book Tickets

Tuesday 26 Mar 201919:00 Book Now
Wednesday 27 Mar 201919:00 Book Now
Amazing Adventures of Superstan

With

JAKE LINTOTT


Jake Lintott, former Hampshire and Gloucestershire cricketer and Director of Cricket at Queen’s College, will be leading a programme of 1:1 and 2:1 hour-long coaching sessions. These sessions will be completely tailored to the individual including specific work on the Technical, Tactical and Mental parts of the game to help prepare for the summer of cricket ahead.


Dates: Monday 8 – Thursday 11 April

Class times: 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm

Drop off: 10 minutes before the session

Pick Up: 10 minutes after the session

Age range: 7 – 18 years

Cost: 1:1 £30 per hour; 2:1 £34 per hour


Don’t be 'caught behind' this season – get ahead with a pre-season coaching session!

Book Tickets

Monday 8 Apr 201910:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Monday 8 Apr 201911:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Monday 8 Apr 201912:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Monday 8 Apr 201914:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Monday 8 Apr 201915:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Tuesday 9 Apr 201910:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Tuesday 9 Apr 201911:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Tuesday 9 Apr 201912:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Tuesday 9 Apr 201914:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Tuesday 9 Apr 201915:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Wednesday 10 Apr 201910:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Wednesday 10 Apr 201911:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Wednesday 10 Apr 201912:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Wednesday 10 Apr 201914:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Wednesday 10 Apr 201915:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Thursday 11 Apr 201910:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Thursday 11 Apr 201911:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Thursday 11 Apr 201912:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Thursday 11 Apr 201914:00 Book Now
Thursday 11 Apr 201915:00 Book Now (Sold Out)
Cricket Coaching

Don’t miss the latest production from Queen’s College Dance.


Following on from last year’s critically-acclaimed ‘Belle’, we are proud to present

‘Magic Beyond The Sea’


Featuring pupils from Pre-Prep up to Sixth Form, the story is based on ‘The Little Mermaid’ with a twist in the tail!

It also has influences from ‘The Greatest Showman’.


We recommend you book early to avoid disappointment!


PLEASE NOTE - NEW DATES!

Book Tickets

Friday 21 Jun 201919:00 Book Now
Saturday 22 Jun 201919:00 Book Now
Magic Beyond The Sea

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