Learn@Leisure evening and weekend classes – join in at HTC!
We offer a fantastic range of activities suitable for adults, children and families. All classes are run by qualified tutors who are passionate about their subject.
Please click the button below for our online booking system which is available for selected classes. Please note that cash and cheques (payable to HTC) are accepted at reception.
Art for All
Held at the Five Bells Pub in the village of Buriton, near Petersfield, your Monday nights could be filled with delights! There is a chance to try your hand at many different types of art. Price includes a drink.
Based in Blendworth, near Horndean, Rusalka Swim School provides deep water aqua aerobics for ladies. There are daytime or evening classes available, the classes are small and the private pool is warm and clean. A session lasts about 40 minutes and during this time you wear a floatation belt and swim gloves which maximise the benefit to you in the water. Deep water aqua is completely different to other types of aqua where you are standing in the pool. Here you do a mixture of moves to music and at the end you will feel wonderful!
There are several badminton clubs held throughout the week. New members are welcome.
Classic Ballroom, Latin and Ceroc dancing are all available at HTC.
Join like minded people for a work out session on the field (or in the old hall).
Shortmat Bowling Club takes place weekly for anyone aged 18 to 70+.
This terms cake decorating workshop concentrates on producing a sugar craft winter flower spray. You do need to provide your own ingredients.
Dancing, fitness, great fun and social. There are even taxi driver dancers to help you through the moves. www.cerocfever.com
Join Solent Storm cheerleading squad and learn how to dance, stunt and tumble with new friends. Ideal for under 16’s.
Anyone who loves singing is welcome to come along, regardless of age or ability. The choir is run by the extremely talented Ed who plays the piano, sings and conducts all at the same time. You will learn about breathing and harmonies while singing a wide range of songs, from the modern to the pop classics. This class is based at St Mary’s church in Buriton, times can vary according to services, therefore please always check prior to turning up. This group also has a facebook group with the latest times on called Fun-key Choir Horndean.
Based within the gym at HTC this is an intermediate class for over 16s
Computers for beginners
If you are quite new to computers or simply have a question about how to do something then this is the session for you. The actual topics covered depend on what questions people bring to the table. So, if you are a bit stuck – come along and see if we can help you.
Accent Dance Academy provide classes for 8 to 16 year olds, with a range of dancing such as freestyle fast, slow and street dance. Other dance styles at HTC include Ballroom, Tap and Ceroc.
Flower Arranging Workshop
Each month you can learn how to create a beautiful flower arrangement to take home. The price includes your flowers.
Ladies and girls, Travaux, Horndean Hawks and Clanfield Football Club all hold sessions at HTC.
Come along and learn some great tunes on the guitar. Tutor Marco, from Good Gracious Music, leads the group session. Anyone with a passion to learn is welcome! You will need your own guitar. Music is provided.
Concorde gymnastics club run weekly sessions for ages 4 to 8 and over 8’s. Learn a variety of skills, keep fit and makes friends.
Interactive Gym & Spin
Make the most of the gym facilities with various sessions available. Weights, rowing, cycling and more!
Ipad for beginners
Are you struggling to get to grips with your ipad? If so, this is the session for you! A friendly and informal hour giving you the chance to ask questions and to help you get to grips with the basics. The majority of people who attend are complete beginners, however if you have been using your ipad for a little while and have some questions you are most welcome to come along. The topics are very much governed by peoples questions, however we often cover subjects such as attaching a photo to an email, closing down background applications to save battery power and changing your display settings. Sorry, but we can’t promise to help you with other tablets which are NOT ipads.
Last Chance Workout
This indoor workout session will get your heart pumping.
ChenTai Chi or Taiho Jutso are both available at HTC. A great way to keep fit and learn a discipline.
Over 50’s Interactive gym
Join Caroline in the schools interactive gym for a special session for the over 50’s. Here you can learn how to use the equipment correctly and keep fit on the treadmills, rowing machines, exercise bike and weights. Please register your interest prior to attending as numbers are limited.
A great way to strengthen your inner core through exercise.
Practical workshops on a Saturday afternoon, teaching you how to get the best from your camera. Options for indoor and outdoor photography.
Pottery and Clay Modelling
Join Mel on a Thursday evening if you are a beginner, where you can learn many techniques using clay and unleash your creative side! The price includes tuition, clay, glazes and firing. Alternatively if you have had some experience why not join the Horndean Potters Club on a Monday evening, where it’s all about the throw down and creative passion! You can try your hand at slab work or the wheel. The price includes all your clays, glazes and firing.
Great fun and exercise for your 2-5 year olds on a Sunday morning.
Sewing Machine Techniques
Learn how to use a sewing machine to add buttons and zips, create drawstrings and frills. You will need to provide your own materials.
Steel Pan Drums
A unique opportunity to learn an instrument with a difference. The steel pans are rhythmic and melodic – this class has a real feel good factor to it. This is suitable for people with a range of musical abilities from complete beginners to those with experience. This workshop is not running this term, however it may return next summer. Watch this to be inspired!
Strictly Ballroom & Latin Dance
Ideal for couples who wish to be swept off their feet by learning the art of ballroom dancing. Tutor David will teach a variety of dances in the Old Hall at HTC. You need a partner for these classes.
For adults with 2 years experience, enjoy keeping fit by doing something you love.
Tennis and Table Tennis Club
Anyone for tennis? Throughout the summer (April to September) members can play tennis or table tennis every day at HTC. The tennis courts and outdoor table tennis tables are available from 6pm until dusk Monday to Friday and between 10am and 4pm on a weekend. Tennis club night is on a Monday evening from 6pm and table tennis club afternoon on a Sunday from 1pm. This enables members to play against each other in a friendly and sociable way. Please bring your own equipment including (labelled) balls and be prepared to ‘mix in’ with other players. You may wish to bring a chair to the club sessions for resting in between games. For anyone interested in joining up simply contact reception.
Ukulele (with Good Gracious Music)
Learn to play fun tunes on the Ukulele, you don’t even need to own one as we can supply them! We have separate classes for beginners and people who have played before. During the term you will learn about chords, strumming techniques, rhythm and laughter. A huge variety of music is provided by tutor Marco, of Good Gracious Music who also runs the Southdowns Ukulele Orchestra. You don’t need to be able to read music for this course. There is also a Facebook group you can join called Ukulele Horndean.
Join South Hants Volleyball Club for 10 to 18 year olds.
Walking football a great way to get back into the game and increase your fitness levels plus meet like-minded people. Best of all, it’s free!
Walking netball is a great way to get back into the game, but also good for beginners. Get fit, have fun and make friends!
The Weight Watchers plan is designed to fit your life! Say yes to losing weight, whilst still eating the food you love.
Yo-Chi for teens
Yo-Chi is a mix of Yoga and Tai Chi and a great way to relax, unwind and be in tune with your body. These classes are aimed at children over the age of 10 and particularly good for teens.
Yoga is wholeness of mind, body and soul. Get to know the real you and experience freedom of movement and peace of mind. New to HTC this Yoga class is for adults only. There is also a discount to those who book the whole 5 week course rather than pay weekly. Please bring your own mat, blanket and water bottle plus wear comfortable clothing.
Pretty much the most awesome workout ever. Dance to great music, with great people, and burn a ton of calories without even realizing it.