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courses and workshops at Cornerstone, Didcot

Take a Course or Workshop

Build confidence, learn new skills and meet new people when you take part in any of the wide range of courses and workshops on offer for young people and adults at Cornerstone, Didcot.


Courses run for 10-weeks in line with the traditional academic terms, giving you the opportunity to explore your chosen subject in depth and build up a good skills base.

Workshops are usually for one or two days and give you a chance to have a go at something new, or focus on one particular aspect of a skill.

Scroll down for a full listing of courses COMING IN THE SPRING TERM. For more information please call our Box Office on 01235 515144. You can purchase your course from our classes page.

Please note courses and workshops go on sale after the half term break for the next term. Bookings can usually be taken until the third week of term and in some cases throughout the term (check with Box Office). 

Free Taster sessions available on courses, book through Box Office.


Adult 10-week courses:

Life Drawing - Tue, 7-9pm, £165

Tap (beginners) - Wed, 6.30-7.15pm, £75

Tap (intermediate) - Wed, 7.30-8.15pm, £75

Cornerstone Theatre Company - Tue, 7-8.30pm, £85

Ballet (16+) - Wed, 8.30 - 9.30pm, £75

Photography (beginners) - Wed, 6-7.15pm, £80

Photography (intermediate) - Wed, 7.30-9pm, £85

Pilates - Thu, 2.15-3.15pm, £75

Writing for Screen and Stage - Thu, 6.15-7.15pm, £75

Chair Yoga - Thu, 11.30am-12.30pm, £60

Learn to Paint - Thu, 7.30-9pm, £85

Pay as you go courses

Zumba - Fridays at 10:30, £5 per class

Children & young people courses:

Youth Theatre (School yrs 1-3) - Tue, 4.15-5.15pm, £50

Youth Theatre (School yrs 4-6) - Tue, 5.30-6.30pm, £50

Youth Theatre (School yrs 7-9) - Fri, 4.30-6pm, £50

Youth Theatre (School yrs 10-13) - Fri, 6-7.30pm, £50

Mess Makers (School yrs 1-4) - Tue, 4.30-5.30pm, £50

Youth Photography (School yrs 9-13) - Wed, 4.30-5.30pm, £50

Baby Boppers (Ages 2-4 yrs) - Thu, 1-2pm, £50

Young Reviewers (School yrs 9-13) - Thu, 5-6pm, £50

Street Dance (School yrs 4-6) - Sat, 10-10.45am, £50

Street Dance (School yrs 7-9) - Sat, 11am-12pm, £50

Street Dance (School yrs 10-13) - Sat, 12.15-1.15pm, £60

Cornerstone offers a number of free/supported places on our classes and workshops for those who may need some assistance in order to take part. We welcome all enquiries to our supported places scheme. To enquire, please contact our box office on 01235 515144 or email

Photography at Cornerstone, Didcot

Adult Workshops:

Workshops vary each term but include one-day courses such as Flower Arranging, Mosaic for Beginners, Nourish Yoga and Mandala Making.

Children's Workshops:

Again this vary each term but include courses such as Children's Art and Yoga School, Make Your Own Easter Scene, Drop-In Sculpture Workshop and Beginners Break Dancing.

Keep an eye on our latest season brochure or the courses page of our website for the latest available workshops.