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south east london art rooms
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Bi monthly OIL PAINTING classes for those with some experience starting July 2nd. Led by Tom Cox
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Oil Painting Classes
Mondays 7-9 PM
Saturdays 2nd & 16th July 
This class is suitable for beginners, though if you just want practice all are welcome. 

Bi monthly Saturday classes for those with a little more experience 2-4
Weekly classes led by South London artist Tom Cox, see his website here.

age: 12+
cost: £60 for beginners block of 4 classes or £20 drop in. Saturday classes £20 drop in.

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Guitar Classes
Wednesdays 7-8 PM
Learn how to play guitar with Jules, half of a ska/blues/afro-latin music duo Jules Phoenix and Remi F.
Here's what Jules say about the classes:
My guitar classes are blending variety of styles.
I can teach either beginners or more advanced depending on what level people are at.
I teach using a variety of popular songs and can combine this with music theory in an enjoyable way that relates to the music that people want to learn and play. I teach both electric and acoustic styles.
Listen to more gems from Jules & Remi F. here
cost: £10 per class
age: 12+
e-mail us at: for info and booking.

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Life Drawing Classes
Tuesdays 7-9 PM
Life drawing classes at SELAR are open for participants of all levels.
We use basic materials, everything we have available. It's all in the studio. Just bring yourself. Classes are either concentrating on seeing, drawing from life or excercising drawing from memory, portrait or location drawing, adaptation, experimenting.
Our classes are taught by Joan Thomas
cost: £60 for a 4 week block or £17.50 to drop in
age: 12+
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START: Sunday 3rd April

Learn the fundamentals of the ancient Chinese art of Wu style Tai Chi Chuan with qualified teacher, Jono Podmore.

No need to book, just turn up wearing loose clothes and no outdoor shoes please.
£10 per session or £80 for beginners course of 10 sessions.

Everyone welcome 18+
Concessions available

South East London Art Rooms,
17b Datmouth Road
SE23 3HN Forest Hill

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Singing Classes
Our singing classes are taught by wonderfully talented Eleni Mylona, a vocalist, performer and songwriter based in South East London.
Come and join for an hour of singing - singing is good for you.
Listen to more tunes by Eleni here
cost: £10 per class
age: 12+
please e-mail us at: for info and booking.

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Animation Workshops
Coming May 2016
Come and join the animation workshops at SELAR, learn and explore various DIY animation techniques and have fun - everything is possible. No need for expensive software of sophisticated materials. 
Classes are taught by Karolina Glusiec, animation and drawing artist.
see her animation portfolio here
cost: £15 drop in session

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see you soon!
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Harmonica workshops
Thursdays 7-8 PM
Join our amazing harmonica class, taught by Hugh Barnett.
Hugh has been a music and drama teacher in adult education for the past 14 years:
 His work as a harmonica teacher has seen many students realise their dream of learning to play an instrument and several have progressed on to become semi professional with in the London blues scene. Everyone is welcome and everyone can be taught! You will learn the basics of blues improvisation, melody playing and how to play with other musicians.
cost: £15 per class
age: 12+

please e-mail for booking and info.
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Yoga Classes
Saturdays 11-12.15PM
​Coming back May 2016
Join SELAR's Saturday morning and Wednesday evening Vinyasa Flow Yoga classes!
Yoga's combined focus on mindfulness, breathing and physical movements brings health benefits with regular participation.
Yoga participants report better sleep, increased energy levels and muscle tone, relief from muscle pain and stiffness, improved circulation and overall better general health. The breathing aspect of yoga can benefit heart rate and blood pressure.
Our Yoga Team are Joey Norton and Nia Lynn.
By day Joey is a successful actress but lucky for us she's been teaching Hatha Yoga and Hot Yoga for the past three years and has recently started teaching Vinyasa Flow.
Nia is an yoga practitioner with over 13 years experience of Hatha, Ashtanga and more recently Vinyasa flow. She has completed a 2 year teacher training diploma at Triyoga London.
cost: £8 per class
age: 12+
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Kids Animation Workshops
Sundays 2-3 PM
Come and join us - every Sunday, 2-3PM,
It's a drop-in workshop for children age 3+
All the materials are provided. Some tea and cake for parents too.
Classes are taught by Karolina.
cost: £10 per child
age: 3+

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Social Club
Sundays 6-7 PM
info coming soon!
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