The Maltings offers a large programme of regular sessions for children and adults, from pottery classes to yoga or acrobatics. For the full programme please see the workshop section under the What’s On calender here.

Adult Regular Events, Lectures and Clubs

Blood Donors – National Blood Service

Do something amazing and donate blood. For information on regular sessions contact the box office on 01252 745444 or visit

Book Group

Join the Book Group every third Tuesday, 8pm–10pm. Check our whereabouts on the whiteboard in reception or email

Cellar Bar Blues

Regular gigs held on Thursdays, organised by Boogaloo Promotions. See diary for details. Contact Monica Madgwick on 01252 793430 or visit

The Choir Company

People coming together, having fun singing and performing modern pop and rock songs, taught by a top West End performer. No auditions, no need to read music. Tuesdays, term time, 7.45pm–9.15pm, £9 per session. Contact Gail Bell on 01730 829948 or

Farnham Afternoon Bridge Club

Rubber bridge played on Wednesdays (except first Wed of month),1.45pm–4.30pm. New Members welcome. Contact Rosemary Ostime on 01252 721312.

Farnham Decorative & Fine Arts Society

Entertaining illustrated lectures monthly on the third Tuesday at 10.30am. For further details contact Sanchia Vinall on 07918 883515 or

Farnham Geological Society

Regular lectures, usually on the second Friday of the month, at 8pm. Visit, or contact Sally Pritchard on 023 9278 3465 or at

Farnham Maltings Creative Writing

A diverse group of writers, ‘Writing for Fun!’ We meet to share thoughts and hone skills on Tuesdays in term-time, 7.30pm–9.30pm. Besides enjoying ourselves the evening is free! For more information contact Paddy Mendham on 01420 83501 or

Farnham U3A

A world of learning, recreation, sports and pastimes for those in their ‘third age’. For details contact Patricia Thorns on 01252 684053 or see

Full Circle Vocal Group

An exciting choir for people to come and sing for fun in a relaxed environment, but still with the aim to progress and perform. Meet some great local people, all here because they love to sing! Wednesdays (during term time), 10-12 sessions per term, 7.30pm–9.30pm. £40 per term to cover room hire only. For more information: /


Follow the trend for knitting, come and join a friendly mixed ability group of knitters who meet weekly to relax, knit and chat in the Riverside Café Bar. Contact Marion Nicholson on 01252 343137 or

Maltings Monthly Market

Our Monthly Market takes place on the first Saturday of the month. For more information see page 70. Contact the box office on 01252 745444 or at

Practical Philosophy Course 

Wed 24 September – Wed 03 December; weekly on Wednesdays during term-time
7.30pm–9.45pm · £80 Garden Gallery, Museum of Farnham

Philosophy means the love of wisdom. Our course is intended to show how philosophy may help us enjoy richer, less stressful and more useful lives. This opening session considers these aims further, and introduces simple exercises in mindfulness and the application of wisdom which can be practiced in daily life.

Rock Choir™

The UK’s original and most popular contemporary choir offers adults and teenagers the chance to sing pop, chart and Motown songs with no audition and no requirements to read music or have any previous singing experience.

The Barley Group

Ladies, join us in the Barley Room for a coffee followed by a guest speaker on first Tuesday of each month, 10am–12pm. Contact Carole Pocock on 01252 721770.

Adult Health and Fitness

Mat Pilates

£45 per 6-week course

Develop strength without bulk, flexibility, endurance and improve posture! For 101 more benefits of Pilates please contact or phone 07803 264457. You might just get hooked! (All levels welcome).



Contact Mrs Howard-Moore on 01428 682092.

Weight Watchers


Weight loss support group lead by an experienced local leader who has lost 5st 10lb following the WW ProPoints Plan. Shop available selling a variety of Weight Watchers tools and products including snack bars and cookbooks. For information contact Kate French on 07894 709922. More details can also be found at

Adult Contemporary Dance

£5.50 per session

Led by Rachel Palmer, Programme Director of The Dance Movement, the class is informed by her training in contemporary dance techniques. Classes involve foot and leg exercises, centre, floor and contact work and the use of weight to instigate movement.

For more details visit or contact

Pilates for Fitness

Tue 12.15pm-1.15pm
Fri 9.30am-10.30am
drop-in £12, 6 classes for £60, 14 for £100

Pilates for Fitness is now teaching in Studio 1! All are welcome, regardless of age, gender or level of fitness. ‘Pilates improves muscle tone, balances musculature, supports correct posture, and teaches movement with ease and grace.’ Come along and try it! Contact Sharon Robinson 07887727647 or

Kick Boxing

£6 (£5 conc.) per session or £25 for a block of 5 sessions

Popular adult freestyle kickboxing for men and women of all ages and abilities, incorporating western boxing and eastern kick-fighting techniques. Develops strength, stamina and speed. Contact John Devaney on 01252 821417 or search ‘Southern Martial Arts’ on Facebook.

Nia Dance and Movement Class


Nia is an exhilarating movement and lifestyle practice, a cardio workout, which combines, dance arts, martial arts and healing arts. Easy flowing movement to stunning world music, uplifting, conditioning, healing and fun. For more info contact or 07747 027626. All welcome.

Adult Dance Classes – De Meric School of Dance

Various days

Daytime and evening classes for adults in tap, ballet and jazz fit. 10 weekly classes per term. Contact Mrs Whitfield on 01483 813348or email  Twitter: @DemericDance

Children’s Regular Sessions

Busylizzy Family Club at the Museum of Farnham
and Farnham Maltings


Classes take place daily – visit the Busylizzy website for timetable and to book

Busylizzy is an award winning family club offering fabulous fitness classes, inspirational talks and a varied timetable of baby/toddler activities in beautiful Surrey venues. Over 20 classes a week are now taking place at the Museums’ Garden Gallery and The Maltings Monday to Friday for new mums and their children under 4 years. From Disco Dudes & Divas dance, to Mummy & Baby Yoga, Baby Music, Baby Signing, Baby Massage, Pilates and much more… Visit for timetables and bookings.

FMHH – Farnham Maltings Hip Hop

Juniors (8+): 4.30pm–5.30pm
Seniors (12+): 5.30pm–6.30pm
£70 per term
06 Jan – 24 March (excl. half term)

The Dance Movement teach a variety of Street Dance styles, classes include social funk and hip hop grooves, poppin’ techniques and break dance. Students gain confidence, co-ordination and look pretty fly on the dance floor. For more details visit or contact

Youth Contemporary Dance

£70 per term

Contemporary follows a similar technique to ballet but allows for a lot more creativity and freedom. Classes involve foot and leg exercises, centre, floor and contact work. Students learn taught dance sequences and also develop their own choreographic skills, as well as having the opportunity to perform. For ages 12+. For more information visit or contact

Jo Jingles Music 

Various times during term, am and early pm: 45 min age-specific classes

Offers babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers an introduction to the joys of singing, playing instruments, moving and dancing in an enjoyable and safe environment. Suitable for ages 3 months – 4+ years. We now offer a new family class for mixed ages on Fridays at 9.30am, which is suitable for ages 2 and under. Booking is essential. Contact via


4pm–5pm & 5pm–6pm

Perform’s drama, dance and singing weekly workshops are a fun-packed mix of confidence-building games, energetic dances and catchy songs exclusively for 4–8 year olds. Best of all, the children will be having so much fun they won’t notice how much they are improving their confidence and social skills along the way. For a free trial session contact 0845 400 4000 or More information at

De Meric School of Dance

Various days
In term time
10 week terms

De Meric School of Dance offers classes at Farnham Maltings and around Farnham specialising in ballet, street dance, modern theatre dance and tap. Suitable for children of 2.5+ years. Contact Mrs. Whitfield on 01483 813348 Twitter: @DemericDance