Art Courses

Tandridge Trust has an established Arts and Culture department which over the past 11yrs has become recognised for providing excellent and inspiring arts opportunities for the local community and across the region. We work across all art forms, including dance, drama, craft, music, fine art, literature and other cultural areas such as heritage and countryside. All our activities are run by carefully selected arts professionals, who are DBS checked and offer a wealth of experience to participants.

This year we have introduced a series of one off workshops for adults, children and families. These will run on selected weekends throughout the year and include Clay Modelling, Painting, Drawing , Pottery and Printing, amongst other things.

For more information on our latest arts courses please contact the Arts Team: arts@tandridgetrust.co.uk

Term Time Courses

Dip Your Brush -

Learn the basics, traditional and exciting techniques for beginners and mixed ability art lovers too.

Wednesdays, 1.30pm - 3.30pm (term time only)
10 week course £114

 

Watercolour Technique -

Learn traditional and innovative techniques for those with a passion and have some experience in painting.

Tuesdays, 10.30am - 12.30pm (term time only)
10 week course £114

 

Materials are not provided - a list of those required is available from arts@tandridgetrust.co.uk and also from the tutor.


World Record Art Challenge!

The Society for All Artists (SAA) are attempting to set the World Record for the largest number of original artworks to be displayed together under one roof - and Tandridge Trust Watercolour classes have taken part! Take a look at the beautiful work our artists have created:

 

 

These works of art were all added to The SAA World Record Art Challenge. Launched in September 2015, it aimed to get the nation painting to set the record for 'The Largest Number of Original Artworks Exhibited Under One Roof'. Entries were submitted from all over the country, and the grand total after final count and processing was 32,383! Congratulations to all our Tandridge Trust artists.

For more information about this world record attempt, please visit www.saa.co.uk/worldrecord

For more information about our Art classes for all levels, please email arts@tandridgetrust.co.uk or telephone 01883 716717 and select Option 4.

 

Sports Courses

Sport and physical activity is a very important part of a healthy lifestyle. We believe it is beneficial for people of all ages and abilities to be active and take part in sport or fitness. We aim to provide a variety of rewarding and fun courses and activities at an affordable price.

All of our sports courses for children are coached by fully qualified and DBS checked coaches who specialise in coaching children of different ages and abilities, and, most importantly, help them have fun whilst they learn.

Our courses don’t stop at the teenage years, we also have courses aimed at sporty adults who want to keep fit and healthy through regular exercise. Our adult courses are coached by fully qualified coaches with years of experience in their field, who will get the best out of you no matter what your ability and help you keep fit in a fun environment, whilst also teaching you a new or forgotten skills! 

Click here to view our current Sports and Fitness brochure

Special Projects

Musical Memories 

 

Tandridge Trust, in partnership with the Good Care Group, Surrey Members Allocation and Surrey Hills Home Help Services are please to be running Musical Memories for people with dementia and their carers. Music and Singing can shift mood, manage stress levels and stimulate positive interactions, these choirs are a welcome addition to our community.

Musical Memories is a stimulating group activity, for people in the early to moderate stages of dementia and their carers. The groups are run by our friendly staff and volunteers, and are led by a trained Musical Tutor Brenda. You’ll meet others with similar experiences, in a relaxed setting, and improve your general wellbeing and confidence. You can join in a variety of songs, as much or as little as you like!

 

How can the sessions help?

  • People with dementia may find that music encourages them to express positive feelings and emotions
  • Well known songs can evoke memories and music can help to enhance communication
  • The groups encourage movement through hand percussion and actions along to music
  • Through Musical Memories sessions, people with dementia and carers can strengthen existing relationships, share experiences and find support.

The fortnightly sessions run on Mondays 10.30am - 12pm at Lingfield and Dormansland Community Centre High Street Lingfield Surrey, RH7 6AB.

Current Dates for 2017: 5 and 19 June, 3, 17 and 31 July, 4 and 18 September, 2 ,16 and 30 October, 13 and 27 November, 11 December#

 

And Fridays 2.00pm – 3.30pm Oxted Community Hall, 53 Church Lane, Oxted, RH8 9NB

Current Dates for 2017: 2, 16 and 30 June, 14 and 28 July, 11 August, 8 and 22 September, 6 and 20 October, 3 and 17 November, 1 December

There is a £2.00 charge per person per session which includes refreshments and carer goes FREE.

For further information please call Michelle at The Good Care Group 07872 506709 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

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This project aims to inspire over 50s to try something new to improve their health and wellbeing. We have a number of great sessions available at a discounted price; so why not give it a go, feel stronger, healthier and make some great friends in the process?

 

Water confidence swimming sessions
It is never too late to learn to swim! These sessions are suitable for adults aged 50+ who would like to overcome their fear of the water, or for those who have never learnt to swim. You will be in the water in a small group of no more than 6 adults who are of a similar ability. Two experienced instructors will be in the water with you easing you into the water and using gentle practises to build up your confidence.

 

The Village Health Club, Caterham
Thursdays, 11.30 - 12pm or 12 - 12.30pm
20 April - 25 May: £24 (usual price £30.50)
8 June - 13 July: £24 (usual price £30.50)  

For further information or to book please call The Village Health Club on 01883 716717 (option 3)

 

Table Tennis
Table Tennis is a fun and social sport, proven to help with cognitive skills, improvement of memory and reactions. These sessions can help you live your life to the full! Equipment provided, please bring a drink
Thursdays 7-8pm
de Stafford Sports Centre, Burntwood Lane , Caterham, CR3 5YX
Member £3 / Non member £3.50
01883 716717 option 2