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Important Information & Online Booking

Due to Covid-19, Arts Academy Classes are returning in October on a reduced scale.  The maximum participants for any class is 10 children/young people.

You must register your child online for the programme following the link below for each class.

Please ensure you do not send your child to a workshop if they have any of the following symptoms:

  • A cough, fever, high temperature, sore throat, runny nose, breathlessness or flu like symptoms now or in the past 14 days
  • Have had a confirmed or suspected COVID-19 infection in the last 14 days
  • Have been in close contact of a person who is confirmed or suspected case of COVID-19 in the past 14 days (i.e. less than 2m for more than 15 minutes accumulative in one day)
  • Have been advised by a doctor to self-isolate at this time

If your class in at Girdwood Community Hub, please follow the procedures below:

  • The centre is operating a one way system within the building.
  • The entrance facing the Clifton park Avenue direction is how the building is accessed
  •  The exit are the doors which face the Antrim Rd direction.
  • There are sanitising stations at the doors
  • The centre has a no dwellings policy in the centre. No persons can be sitting around reception. Any one accessing the building must go directly to their booking and leave once finished.
  • There is one toilet in operation within the building which has been designated at the accessible wash room on the ground floor. At the minute the male and female toilets are closed. 


Please click on the classes below to book online.  


Tiny's Drama with Sarah (P1-P3) 3pm-4pm, Girdwood Hub (starting 16th November) 

Junior Drama with Sarah (p4-p7) 4.15pm-5.30pm, Girdwood Hub (starting 12th October) FULLY BOOKED 

Senior Drama (3rd-6th Years) 7pm-9pm, Girdwood Hub (starting 5th October) FULLY BOOKED


Brand new Hip Hop Crew with Rochelle from Kollizion Crew POSTPONED 

Junior Hip Hop Crew (P5-P7) 5.45pm-6.45pm, Girdwood Hub POSTPONED 

Senior Hip Hop Crew (Secondary School age) 7pm-8pm, POSTPONED 


TIny's Arty Kids (P1-P3) 3.15pm-4.15pm, Girdwood Hub (starting 7th October)  FULLY BOOKED

Junior Arty Kids (P4-P7) 4.30pm-5.30pm, Girdwood Hub (starting 7th October) FULLY BOOKED 

Junior Youth Theatre (1st-3rd years) 6pm-715pm Girdwood Hub (starting 5th November)  FULLY BOOKED 

Senior Youth Theatre (4th-6th years) 7.30pm-9pm Girdwood Hub (starting 5th November) 


Tiny's Ballet (Nursery-P2) 3pm-3.50pm, The Recy POSTPONED 

Junior Ballet (P3-P6) 4pm-4.50pm, The Recy POSTPONED 

Tiny's Drama (P1-P4) 4.30pm-5.30pm, Girdwood Hub (starting 19th November) 

Please note, due reductions to class sizes, Junior Drama will now be delivered over 2 sessions.

Junior Drama (P5-2ndYear) 5.45pm-7pm, Girdwood Hub (starting 8th October) Fully booked

Junior Drama (P5-2nd Year) 7.15pm-8.30pm, Girdwood Hub (starting 8th October) Fully booked

Contact Details

New Lodge Arts
Ashton Centre
5 Churchill Street
Belfast, BT15 2BP
028 9074 2255

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