What's On: September 2019

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Wed 4th September

Singing in...Stocksbridge

NEW DAYTIME CHOIR STARTING IN SEPTEMBER _ ALL WELCOME
Singing in ... Stocksbridge, we are pleased to annouce a new 
daytime choir open to all starting in September - every Wednesday 10.30am -noon at The Venue Stocksbridge. 
The choir is open to anyone who wants to sing. There won't be any auditions. It doesn't matter if youv'e been told you can't sing, you absolutely can!. Kate is very good at getting people to sing and getting groups to make a great sound. The music will include a mixture of pop, folk,classical and music from around the world. Your firstt session is FREE then there will be a weekly chrage of £5 or there are advance payment options to give a reduced weekly rate. Includes refreshments. Starting September 4th - Kate will be delighted to talk to anyone with any questions please either email her on info@singing-in.com or call 07572 867270

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Thu 5th September

Memory Time cafe

Do you live with Dementia? Would you like to come and meet other people and share experiences or simply have a chat and a cup of tea. Would you like to speak with a highly trained volunteer and a qualified dementia worker? 
The Venue will be hosting a Dementia cafe every first Thursday of the month in a friendly setting Admission is £2 and includes refreshments - for further information call Dave on 07553 486 579 or Helen on 0114 2838692 
This is a joint initiative between The Venue & Stocksbridge Community Care Group

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Mon 9th September

How to use your sewing machine

HOW TO USE YOUR SEWING MACHINE
3h class | £35 | 6 places
Do you have a sewing machine hiding in a cupboard and no idea how to use it?! Set it free and bring it along to this workshop. The class is aimed at beginners to find your way around a sewing machine including all the basics:
• Threading.
• Choosing the best thread.
• Changing needles / understanding different needle types & sizes.
• Different stitches and when & how to use them.
• Understanding thread tension.
• Changing the presser foot / understanding different feet & their uses.
• The basic habits of good sewing (including how to start & stop, sewing around curves and corners & sewing positions).
• Basic machine maintenance.
• Tips for good first projects to start making on your machine!
Class size limited to just 6 people meaning you will get plenty of help and support. Bring your own machine or use one of mine for an additional £5.
A deposit of £10 secures your place with the balance payable 2 weeks before the workshop. Refunds are only available on cancellations if someone from the waiting list is able to take your place.

• Choose Evening session 6-9pm Mon 9th September OR
• Day session 11am-2pm Weds 18th September

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Wed 18th September

How to use your sewing machine

HOW TO USE YOUR SEWING MACHINE
3h class | £35 | 6 places
Do you have a sewing machine hiding in a cupboard and no idea how to use it?! Set it free and bring it along to this workshop. The class is aimed at beginners to find your way around a sewing machine including all the basics:
• Threading.
• Choosing the best thread.
• Changing needles / understanding different needle types & sizes.
• Different stitches and when & how to use them.
• Understanding thread tension.
• Changing the presser foot / understanding different feet & their uses.
• The basic habits of good sewing (including how to start & stop, sewing around curves and corners & sewing positions).
• Basic machine maintenance.
• Tips for good first projects to start making on your machine!
Class size limited to just 6 people meaning you will get plenty of help and support. Bring your own machine or use one of mine for an additional £5.
A deposit of £10 secures your place with the balance payable 2 weeks before the workshop. Refunds are only available on cancellations if someone from the waiting list is able to take your place.

• Choose Evening session 6-9pm Mon 9th September OR
• Day session 11am-2pm Weds 18th September

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