Bright Sparks Classes

12:00 am

Age range

Free for Bright Sparks Members

We’ve been working very hard to get Bright Sparks back into the building!

For health and safety reasons, this term has been split into two 6 weeks blocks. The first block will run from w/c 28th September until w/c 2nd November.  The second block will run from w/c 9th November until w/c 14th December.

Children can now only sign up for 1 class per week for one 6 week block to allow all children the opportunity to attend an activity (with digital activities available for each block for those who are unable to attend in person).

Please note: blocks of classes may be subject to change, dependent on government regulations.

This Term’s Classes

Dance Stars

Natasha and Helena are really excited to be getting their dancing shoes on again and seeing you al in action! New for Autumn 2020 Dance Stars will be a combination of contemporary ballet and street dance (sorry no tap just for now). During your extended class of an hour – you’ll warmup, learn a ballet & street chorography and a routine and cooldown. Over six weeks you’ll practise your routine ready to be turned into a mini dance film that will be shared at the Z-arts digital Xmas showcase!

Mighty Me

In Mighty Me you will be in the focus for the activities. Using the mighty us an inspiration we will carefully look at ourselves and the world around us,  exploring fun and creative art techniques that help improve overall well-being & confidence.

Drama Stars

New for Autumn 2020 we have a brand new amazing drama teacher Tabitha! Jana is off on a new adventure and whilst she’s away Tabitha is going to be helping us use our brilliant minds to have drama fun, plays lots of games and use lots of imagination and inspiration to create some sketches for the Z-arts digital Xmas showcase.


Tabitha is going to be running fun and creative individual sessions looking at improvisation, comedy and working with text mixed with games to devise scenes for the Z-arts digital Xmas showcase. Tabitha will be  looking at themes led by the young people to create exciting fresh new content.

Art Stars

Z-Art Stars will travel around the world on an artistic journey, exploring multi-cultural art activities. We’ll learn about Jean-Michel Basquiat, an American artist influenced by his Haitian and Puerto Rican roots and will visit the wilds of Canada to create our own Inuit Spirit Animals and much more!


Join us this term from our exciting new Z-Artists studio! Meet other young artist’s and explore your creativity through a range of visual arts techniques. Build your own portfolio that will be showcased in an online exhibition!

Arts Activism

Yemi can’t wait to start opening up your hearts and minds, and exploring topics that really matter. From climate change, cultural identities and helping your local community, you will learn positive ways to talk about important issues. Learn how to use your voice and express your feelings through art whilst bringing to light the history and the future of arts activism.

Yoga Stars

For 5 -7 year olds

Creative yoga and mindfulness class for little ones; through imaginative stories stretch and move in a fun, playful way with Gill. A mat will be provided for each child for the term. We have safety and cleaning measures in place to make the class as safe as possible.

For 8 – 11 year olds

Come and stretch with us! A yoga and mindfulness class for children that  introduces yoga sequences through themes to help increase flexibility, posture and bring a sense of calm, No experience needed, just enthusiasm to have a go. A mat will be provided to each child for the term. We have safety and cleaning measures in place y the make the class as safe as possible.

Levi’s Drop In

The Levi’s studio is back in action with a reduced capacity but fully functional computer suite and recording facilities for those looking to learn or develop skills in music production! There will be 3 x 45 mins slot every Wednesday & Thursday.

See below for a timetable of classes. To book, call Box Office between 3pm and 5pm on 0161 226 1912.

Getting there

335 Stretford Road
M15 5ZA

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