Weekly Clubs & Activities (5-12 years) Oxford

Theatre, Singing & Music

13th Theatre Co. – Act and Fun Children’s Drama Club

Established in 2008, 13th Theatre Co., is Oxford’s first social enterprise theatre company. As a social enterprise are core values are helping and contributing to the community and to charities. The drama club is a great place to have fun, build self-confidence and realise creativity.

Saturdays: 10.00am

Corpus Christi Church Hall, Margaret Road, Headington, OX3 8AJ

Contact via website

Authentic Performance Academy

Independent weekend theatre school  for young people aged 5 to 19. Students gain confidence, re-learn the creative process of play, engage with public speaking and enhance performance skills. Our aim is to provide a real experience of the professional rehearsal process.

‘Minis’ performing arts class for 5-8 year olds – Saturdays 2.00-3.30pm

Wychwood School, 74 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 6JR

01865 819870

Creation Theatre Drama Club

Our aim is to introduce children to Shakespeare, classic stories, characters and texts in an imaginative and unique way. As well as developing their performance skills, we seek to inspire a love of literature that will stay with them their whole life. Classes held at various locations around Oxford, for ages 5 to 16.

01865 761393

Dance Connection

Award-winning performing arts training centre Dance Connection offers classes in a variety of dance disciplines for all ages and abilities. We offer ballet, tap, modern, musical theatre and technical jazz – for ages 3 and up. Classes held in R&R Frontline Stuios on Sandy Lane, OX4 6LJ, as well as in Wallingford and Woodcote.

07870 501831


Flintlock Theatre School

Flintlock Theatre School provides weekly classes and holiday courses. Covering singing, dance and drama for musical, classical and contemporary theatre, we offer top quality performing arts tuition led by experienced professional performers in a safe, supportive and nurturing environment. Classes held for ages 5-15 on Saturday mornings at Oxford High Junior School, OX2 6SU.

01865 872883



Musicland uses characters, games and songs to teach very young children to recognise rhythm and notes, so when they are ready to play an instrument they are off to a flying start.

ScutterBugs (2-5 years) 9:40-10:10
Infant Singing & Rhythm 10:15-10:45
Junior Singing & Rhythm 10:45-11:15
Junior Ensemble 11:15-11:45

Risinghurst Community Centre, Kiln Lane, Headington, OX3 8EY

07979 813 252

Oxford Playhouse 12/16 Young Company

For anyone aged 12 to 16 years with a passion for theatre.  The company meet once a week during term time to explore and learn theatre making and performance skills.  These sessions offer the opportunity to improve devising skills, develop voice and movement vocabulary, explore text and create a character.

Tuesdays: 5.00-7.30pm.

01865 305305

Perform Oxford

Perform is a different type of drama school. We use a unique mix of drama, dance and singing – specially developed and written by us – to bring out every child’s true potential.

Drama, dance and singing for age 4-7s
Wednesdays: 4.00-5.00pm

Acting, singing and dance for age 7-12s
Wednesdays: 5.00-6.00pm.

West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, OX2 0BT

020 7255 9120

Raise Your Voice Family Choirs

Moms and Pops Choir
A choir for grown ups where bumps, babies, breastfeeding and stinky nappies are welcome! Drop-in £6.
Thurs 11.30-12.30, West Oxford Moms & Pops, WOCA
Thurs 1.45-2.45, Abingdon Moms & Pops, Northcourt Centre
Sat 9.15-10.15, North Oxford Moms & Pops, NOA
Term-time only.

Family Choir
A choir for kids (age 4-11) and their parents or carers to enjoy as a family. Drop-in £8.
Weds, 4.45-5.45, Headington (East Oxford) Family Choir, St Andrew’s School
Thurs 3.40-4.40, Abingdon Family Choir, Northcourt Centre
Sat 10.30-11.30, North Oxford Family Choir, NOA
Term-time only.

Free trial available. Discount for booking term.

07540 113340

SUMMER HOLIDAYS – special sessions running 2.30-4pm on Tues 30th July, 20th August and 27th August 2019 at WOCA. Booking is recommended to secure a space but if there is still space people can turn up on the day. It’s £8/adult, £3/child per session (under 2s free). If you book all three sessions at once you can get your adult ticket for £20.

Music Box

Rattle Box – Music and singing classes for 9 months to 4 years. Friday mornings at North Oxford Community Centre.

Tinder Box – Music classes for 3-8 year olds (can attend without carers). Saturday mornings at Cutteslowe Primary School.

Vox Box – Non-auditioned choir for girls and boys aged 6-12. Saturday mornings at Cutteslowe Primary School.

Beat Box – Drumming classes for the whole family. Saturday mornings at Cutteslowe Primary School.

Boom Box – Our orchestra for the whole family. Two concerts per year.


Sands Theatre Arts School

If you enjoy acting, dancing and singing, you’ve come to the right place! The emphasis is on fun – while still giving each and every child a grounding in singing, drama and dance! Classes held on Saturdays during term-time, for ages 7 to 18.

Drama Studio and Old House at Wheatley Park School, Holton, Oxfordshire, OX33 1QH

07889 619468

Stagecoach Oxford

We provide high quality part-time training in the performing arts for children aged 4 – 18 years. Our aim is to develop young potential through singing, acting and dance classes, boosting creativity and imagination, building confidence and life skills whilst also having fun.

Classes held on Saturdays at Headington Prep School, London Road, Oxford, OX3 7PB

01865 688809

The Pauline Quirk Academy

PQA Oxford provide excellent Performing Arts training in a friendly, supportive environment suitable for 5 to 18 year olds. Each week we cover Comedy & Drama, Musical Theatre and Film & Television. Poppets’ is our performing arts experience for 4 and 5-year-olds (Saturdays 10.00-11.30).

Saturdays: 9.45-1.00

Wheatley Park School, Holton, Oxfordshire, OX33 1QH

0800 5316282

West Oxford Academy of Performing Arts

WOAPA is an independent Theatre School for children aged 4-16 years, which operates in Witney, on Fridays and Saturdays during the standard academic term. Our classes are led by experienced and enthusiastic tutors in the three disciplines of Singing, Dance and Drama.

The Henry Box School, Church Green, Witney, OX28 4AX

01993 358161