Workshops and events

If you’re coming by car please allow time for parking; if the Citizens House car park is full, there’s a free car park round the corner at Sherburn Terrace and there should be parking on the side streets on the opposite side of the road. Please note that the Medical Centre car park gates are locked outside surgery/pharmacy hours, which means 12 noon on Saturdays.


An introduction to Needle Felting Saturday 20 July 11 am  – 2 pm

Your tutor Tina Cross is an established Needle Felting artist and a member of the International Felt Makers Association. In this taster session you’ll be taught the basics of Needle Felting and create your own picture. Needle Felting is a colourful, delightful and addictive craft! Only £7 for tuition and all materials. Places are limited so advance booking is essential. For information or to book a place call Tina on 01207 775 949 or email Registration from 10.30 am, class starts at 11.00 am prompt (please allow time for parking etc)

THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL. If you would like to be added to the Citizens House mailing list we’ll let you know when the next Needle Felting workshop is happening – just add your details on our Contact page.

Seated Yoga class Tuesday 23 July 1 pm –  2 pm

This is a one-off session aimed at people of all ages who have limited mobility. If it proves popular, Jacqui will offer a regular Seated Yoga class from September! So if you want to try Yoga but don’t feel that a standard class is right for you do come along and try some gentle practices all done sitting in a chair. The class will also include a simple breathing practice and a lovely relaxation. The space is wheelchair accessible if required. There are only 10 places available so to be sure of your spot, please contact Jacqui on 07759990047 or email

Pop & Prosecco Friday 26 July 7 pm –  9 pm

Ever wanted to learn how to sing? Come along to Citizens House for a fun night out for adults that love singing … but aren’t sure if they can! This brand new social event welcomes adults (18+) of all abilities, from shy beginners to veteran divas. The Singing Elf  vocal tutor Rebecca McGarvie will bring the pop, teaching upbeat hits from the 60s through to modern day. You just need to bring along the prosecco – or any drink of your choice – to enjoy during the evening. We will provide glasses but please note, no drinks will be on sale.

Love the idea but still unsure? Don’t worry, Rebecca specialises in sessions for complete beginners and her friendly, relaxed approach will quickly put you at ease and you’ll be singing & laughing before you know it. Find out more on the Singing Elf What’s On page and Facebook event page.

Interested but can’t make this date? We would love to get some regular singing going at Citizens House. Complete the contact form to be added to the Citizens House mailing list so that we can keep you informed about future events.


£5 bought in advance: online via Ticketsource or you can buy a ticket in person from Citizens House – this is cash payment only and you will need to call 01207 297243 to check Citizens House opening times.

£6.50 pay on the door

Calligraphy and Cards workshop Saturday 5 October DETAILS TO BE CONFIRMED