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Adult SEN/D Drama Workshops

An update from New Theatre Royal on COVID-19

New Theatre Royal has been in the heart of Portsmouth for over 160 years, proudly serving the people of the city and our surrounding communities. Now our much-loved venue is temporarily closed as we play our part in preventing the spread of Coronavirus.

Here at Uncommon Sense Theatre, we have been co-leading Drama workshops for adults with additional needs, such as neurodiversity and sensory impairments.

Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 2DD
02392 649000

Baffins, Alderman Lacey library

Baffins Alderman Library is currently CLOSED

Libraries - coronavirus update
We advise residents that the only services currently open are:
• Central library
• Cosham library
• North End library
• Southsea library
• Mobile library
These branches currently operate under revised opening times:
Monday to Friday – 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed
All our other services will remain closed until further notice.

The library runs a number of activities as well as loaning books, CD's, DVD's and online magazine subscriptions.

Tangier Road
Copnor
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO3 6HU
02392 823991

Company of Makers

COVID-19 Update: Open as normal. Opening hours may have changed and Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

The Company of Makers design and make products inspired by the British military's influence on pop culture.

Broad Street
Old Portsmouth
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 2FS
02392 367309

Cosham Library

Cosham Library is currently open but with restricted opening times. Please see below:

Libraries - coronavirus update
We advise residents that the only services currently open are:
• Central library
• Cosham library
• North End library
• Southsea library
• Mobile library
These branches currently operate under revised opening times:
Monday to Friday – 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed
All our other services will remain closed until further notice.

The library runs a number of activities as well as loaning books, CD's, DVD's and online magazine subscriptions.

Spur Road
Cosham
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO6 3EB
02392 376023

Craft Clubs in Portsmouth Libraries

COVID-19 Update: Currently craft clubs in Portsmouth Libraries are on hold

If you enjoy crafting or would like to learn a new crafting skill, pop along to a craft club. We recommend you ring the library first to check the club is running that week.

Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 2DX
02392 688057

Crochet Clubs in Portsmouth libraries

COVID-19 Update: Currently craft clubs in Portsmouth Libraries are on hold

If you would like to learn how to crochet drop-in to a crochet session. £2.50 per session. We recommend you ring the library first to check the club is running that week.

Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 2DX
02392 688057

Eastney Community Centre

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown

Eastney Community Centre runs a wide variety of classes and sessions, has bookable rooms and a café.

Bransbury Road
Eastney
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO4 9SU
02392 864306

Ellipsis Academy of Musical Arts

COVID-19 Update : Please contact Buckland Community Centre for a list of available Groups and Clubs that are still running and not suspended due to COVID-19.

The Ellipsis Academy offers dance classes in 5 different styles to students aged from 18 months to adults in central Portsmouth.

Malins Road
Buckland
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO2 7BT
07702 236416

Fratton Carnegie Library

Fratton Carnegie Library is currently CLOSED. Please see available Libraries that are open below:

Libraries - coronavirus update
We advise residents that the only services currently open are:
• Central library
• Cosham library
• North End library
• Southsea library
• Mobile library
These branches currently operate under revised opening times:
Monday to Friday – 9.30am to 5pm
Saturday – Closed
Sunday – Closed
All our other services will remain closed until further notice.

The library runs a number of activities as well as loaning books, CD's, DVD's and online magazine subscriptions.

Fratton Road
Fratton
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO1 5EZ
02392 822581

Funk Format

COVID-19 Update: Closed during Lockdown. Once Lockdown is over, contact organisation to see when activities will start again. Adhering to strict Government COVID-19 Advice.

Funk Format runs street dance classes for children and adults.

Greetham Street
Southsea
Portsmouth
United Kingdom
PO5 4LH
07400 976284