May 2021: New classes at the Hall





GKR Karate Kids class
Weekly on Mondays: 4:30 – 5:30pm

Karate is an ideal sport for everyone, who would like to build self-confidence, balance, co-ordination, discipline, fitness and courtesy, while learning basic self-defence skills. Children may start from as young as 5.
Here at Stretford we run a family class, allowing people of all ages to train together in the same class. Parents may train alongside their children, while brothers and sisters of all ages may also train in the same class.

To book a Free Trial Class or find out more about our zero joining fee and 2 week free training offer please contact Dave on 07525675990 or visit 


Singing Together
Starting Monday 17th May: 10.30am -11.30am

Singing Together is back at Stretford Public Hall from Monday 17th May 2021, singing from 10.30 to 11.30 am. Numbers are restricted and under strict Covid-19 safety measures so you will have to book on a session – ring Janice on 07758036557 for more info. Or! Join us online on Facebook Messenger Live!


Cotton on MCR
Starting on Monday 10 May: 7.00 – 8.30 pm
Then various Monday evenings (and one Saturday) at different time, see below for details.

Botanical Hoop Embroidery Saturday 08 May: 10:00am-1:00 pm

Wire Sculpturing Workshop Monday 10 May:7:00pm - 8:30pm
How to Draw for Beginners Monday May 17: 6:30pm – 9:00pm
How to use Watercolours for Beginners Monday June 14:    6:30 pm – 9:00pm
Collage Making Workshop Monday June 21: 7:00 pm –9:30pm
Lino Printing Workshop Monday June 28: 6:30 pm – 8:30pm
Screen Printing Workshop Monday July 5: 7:00 – 8:30pm
How to Draw: Techniques and Tips Monday August 9: 6:30 pm  – 9:00pm

MCR’s mission is to provide Manchester with a huge variety of new, engaging and exciting art events. We will bring you a great mix of art workshops, talks, exhibitions and more.

Cotton On MCR has a goal to bring the most amazing and inclusive art events to Manchester. Art can sometimes be seen as an elitist thing, with many people in the city never stepping foot in a gallery or art space. We want to change that. We want to show art is for everyone, and can be made by anyone!

To find out more and to book please see their website:



Helen's Mum and Baby Yoga
Starting Tuesday May 4: 12:30 – 1:30pm
Then weekly on Tuesday

The class is very gentle yoga based stretches for both Mum and baby...with lots of singing nursery rhymes for the babies. It's very beginner friendly and fun!
Tuesdays at 12.30pm for 45 minutes.
Course of 4 classes £15.

See this link to book and for more details:




Sivananda Yoga with Emma
Starting Wednesday 19 May: 6 - 7 pm

Sivananda Yoga with Emma from Your Yoga Journey previously SPH Friday morning class. This is a general level class and is suitable for all. Please contact Emma in advance to raise any queries and make prior booking:

Please see:
[email protected]
Your Yoga Journey @ Facebook


Wednesday to Friday ( June 2 to June 4 only )

Comedy Sketch and Improv Workshops with the Big Comedy Shop
Wednesday June 2nd to Friday 4 June : 10:30am - 3:00pm

This June Half Term workshops can be booked 1,2 or 3 days a week. It is for aged 8 to 12 years old. 
£35 per child per day.

To book a place contact Ali : [email protected] or 07793956228

pdf of Comedy Sketch Improv Workshop Poster/Flyer



Stretford Children’s Theatre
Mondays: 6:00 – 8:00pm, Thursdays 4pm-8pm
In Term Time only.

Stretford Children’s Theatre’s aim is to elevate local children and young people through the performing arts; and to enrich our community through public productions.

We achieve this aim through providing affordable, high-quality weekly drama sessions for local children/young people (aged 4-16yrs).

To find out more and to book please see their website:



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