Ashburton Community Arts Centre (The Old Methodist Church, 15, West St, TQ13 7DT). Free, fast Wi-Fi available in the building (see notice in The Lounge for details).

There is a programme of regular events at Ashburton Arts Centre, including:

-            Regular Open Session on Saturdays with all welcome for tea, coffee maybe some cake or biscuits, gathering for musicians and chat with whoever's around.

-            Wide range of weekly Yoga sessions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with Chris Willis and Saturday mornings with Ty Lynne. See: http://ashburtonarts.org.uk/yoga-at-the-arts-centre/

-            Regular monthly Life Drawing studio session upstairs from 11am – 1.30pm with Andrew Stacey. Suggested donation £8. Some boards and easels now available to use.

-            Nigel Moores has been running a Monday Art group from 2.15 to 4.15pm in the studio upstairs since the beginning of the year. Ten week terms; £100. Meet to paint and discuss art ideas, in a supportive environment. You are welcome to come along a give it a try - Nigel has a wealth of experience in guiding creativity. For more information, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call him on 07912413825. See www.nigelmoores.com.

-            Ashburton Arts Community Choir on Tuesdays, 7.30 – 9pm. All welcome. £5 – just turn up.

-            Flamenco or Bollywood dance on Tuesdays, with Karina Gracia. Bollywood 6 – 7pm; Flamenco 7 – 8pm. Just turn up or FFI or to book, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

-            Belly Dancing on Thursdays at 6.30pm with Pat Langman. £5 Just turn up.

-            Repair Cafe on the third Saturday of every month from 10am – 1pm. Bring your broken stuff and see if the local volunteer experts can fix it. They'll expect a small donation if they can and if you can.

-            Social Dance Hub: Sunday Night Swing Dance Session led by Rose and Jarl, at 6-7.30pm, upstairs at the Arts Centre to allow people to dance, swing & lindy hop in a free and creative style. All ages welcome, whether you're a regular dancer, or a complete beginner. No previous experience necessary – just turn up just before 6pm. They aim to make it fun for everyone. Come along and check it out. Donations invited of £5 adult / £3.

-       Kids Swing Club – a chance for young people and their parents to play around, enjoy the music and learn the building blocks of swing dance. 6pm-7pm:

-       Adults: 7pm - 9pm: Not a traditional formal class set up but is a fun lesson encouraging participants to explore rhythms and styles rather than focus on technicalities and routines.

       RegularPlatform Cinema’ on Fridays approximately once a month

For the programme of live music events in Ashburton Community Arts Centre, including some events in St Lawrence Chapel, Ashburton, see: http://ashburtonarts.org.uk/. Advance tickets (where needed) for Ashburton Arts events will be available online at www.wegottickets.com/ashburtonarts from Rafikis Cafe or Gnash Comics, both in West Street, Ashburton or by email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. To reserve tickets, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.For more information see Ashburton Arts website and Facebook page and Facebook group.