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Our drama group for learning disabled and/or neurodivergent adults aged 18 years and over

Friday Club participants develop their creative skills in fun weekly workshops. You will work with other creative people to develop performance skills, self-confidence and attend performances at the Citizens Theatre.

Practical information

  • We run three terms throughout the year.
  • Classes take place on Fridays, 10.30am – 12.30pm.
  • There is also a five-day course in the summer. 
  • Sessions currently take place at Impact Arts.  
  • The term costs 50p per session and is booked in advance. 
  • The classes are led by Katrina Caldwell and a team of other experienced participatory arts professionals. 

What our participants say

We’ve found new ways to make up stories and performances and new ways to communicate.

Friday Club participant

How to get involved

The group is currently full but please get in touch if you’d like more information and to join the waiting list. You can get in touch via email:  

We want to ensure our classes are as accessible as possible. When booking there will be an opportunity to include your access requirements or request a chat with one of our Participation Team.

If you are looking for classes for learning disabled and/or neurodivergent young people, read more about our Saturday Citizens group. 


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Friday Club is supported by: 

  • Boshier Hinton Foundation 
  • Cruden Foundation 
  • Morrisons Foundation
  • Sylvia Aitken Charitable Trust
  • The William Syson Foundation