Activities, classes, clubs and groups

The following activities, classes, clubs and groups meet regularly in Torfaen.  

Torfaen County Borough Council are not responsible for any of the activities listed below.  Please contact the organiser direct for further information.

If you would like your activity listed here, please complete the add an event to our listing form.

Activities, classes, clubs and groups
Activity/Class/Club Name Day (s)LocationContact DetailsDetails

Adult Community Learning

Monday -  Friday

 

Some Saturdays

Croesyceiliog Community Education Centre, The Highway, Croesyceiliog, Cwmbran, NP44 2HF

 

Power Station, Blenheim Road, St Dials, Cwmbran, NP44 4SY

 

The Settlement, Trosnant Street, Pontypool, NP4 8AT

01633 647700

 

 

01633 647647

 

 

01495 742600

 

Torfaen Adult Community Learning offers a variety of courses at different locations and times, meaning that you can choose a course at a time and place that is convenient for you.

 

Find out more information about our courses starting soon.

 

Ancestry Class

Tuesday

Threepenny Bit Community Centre, NP44 4SX

01633 869227

Tracing your family history can be a rewarding experience which can lead you on an exciting journey into the past.  Who you are today has been influenced by the combined actions and decisions made by all of your ancestors long ago, so to better understand the present, take a look at the lives of your ancestors in the past!

 

Our weekly class is suitable for anyone with an interest in genealogy even if you are a complete beginner.  We will help and guide you as you  search online for your ancestors using popular websites and research tools. 

Share your experiences with like minded people who enjoy learning about local history.

Annette's School of Dance Monday
Tuesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Llantarnam Church Hall 01633 770147

Dance classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Musical Theatre and Contemporary.

 

Fully qualified teacher with BBO Dance, exams taken with BBO Dance.

 

As the classes are divided up into ability groups (not age groups) please contact Annette to see what time classes are.

Art Classes

 Thursday  

Threepenny Bit Community Centre, NP44 4SX

 

01633 869227

Our very popular Thursday morning Water Colour and Mixed Media Art Class is run by experienced tutor Val Stewart. Val has taught art for many years and has a wealth of experience to share. 

 

Students work in a variety of media and regularly exhibit their work in local exhibitions and galleries.

Ballet Classes

 Sunday  

New Inn Community Hall, New Road, New Inn, Pontypool, NP4 0PZ

07821915095

Make your children's dreams become reality with our ballet classes for 2-8 year olds.

 

We offer Royal Academy of Dance ballet classes from pre-school to grade 1. Classes are taught by highly qualified dance teachers. 

Coffee and Crafts Group

Wednesday

St Gabriels Church Hall, Old Cwmbran, NP44 3LR

01633 482300 Come and join this friendly social group for a chat and a cuppa
Coffee Morning Friday Hope Methodist Chuch, Pontnewydd, Cwmbran 01633 870389 Join us for a cup of tea or coffee together with a chat, every Friday - 10:00 til 11:30. Free of charge, optional charitable donation can be made but not compulsory.
Craft & Cuppa Thursday TLC Community Church, Two Locks Road, Cwmbran, NP44 7HG 07714 218304

Bring your craft or just come along and learn a craft.

FREE cuppa and chat!

Every Thursday.

Crafting Club

Wednesday

Griffithstown Community Hall

 

and

 

Griffithstown Congregational Church

01495 767983

Bring your own favourite craft or learn something new whilst chatting with like minded crafters.

 

Crochet beginners guidance and recycled/upcycled crafting a speciality!

Crafty Chatters

Wednesday

Threepenny Bit Community Centre, NP44 4SX

01633 869227

 
Do you enjoy making things?

 

Our crafty chatters are a friendly bunch who meet together each week chatting, inspiring and sharing ideas and skills. This has led to a variety of beautiful creations and new friendships.

Dawnswyr Blaenafon

Thursday

 

Blaenavon Workmen's Hall

 

07542187137

Are you interested in Welsh traditions and culture? Would you like to keep fit and have fun at the same time?

 

A new Welsh dance group has started in Blaenavon. NO experience needed, we will teach you the dances.

Come along and enjoy yourself!!

 

Go Gym with Valleys Gymnastics at Cwmbran Stadium

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Cwmbran Stadium

01495 248070

All classes need to be pre-booked. 

 

  • Mini Movers - (Parent and Child Structured class) - ages 2.5 - 4 years

  • Tiny Tumblers - beginners ages 4 - 6 years

  •  Junior Jumpers - beginners age 9+ years

  • Freerunning - age 7+ years

 

Go Gym with Valleys Gymnastics at Pontypool ALC

Sunday

Pontypool Active Living Centre

01495 248070

All classes need to be pre-booked. 

 

  • Tiny Tumblers - beginners ages 3 -5 years
  • Little Leapers - beginners age 6+ years

Happy Hands Pontypool with Lauren

Monday
Friday

St Hilda’s Church Hall, NP4 5JD 

07795115676

Happy Hands and Twinkly Toes fun-filled sessions encourage children to develop their sense of rhythm and explore sounds in an exhilarating and stimulating environment.

 

We use a variety of innovative props to develop your child’s creativity, imagination and confidence.

Happy Hands @ CCRC with Louisa

Monday

Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

Croesyceiliog Cricket and Rugby Club 

07810827746

Happy Hands and Twinkly Toes fun-filled sessions encourage children to develop their sense of rhythm and explore sounds in an exhilarating and stimulating environment.

 

We use a variety of innovative props to develop your child’s creativity, imagination and confidence.

Happy Hands @ Cheeky Monkeys Cwmbran with Louisa

Wednesday
Friday
Cheeky Monkeys Soft Play, Cwmbran 07810827746 Happy Hands and Twinkly Toes fun-filled sessions encourage children to develop their sense of rhythm and explore sounds in an exhilarating and stimulating environment.

 

We use a variety of innovative props to develop your child’s creativity, imagination and confidence.

Little Hitters - Tots Tennis

Tuesday

Wednesday

Saturday

Panteg Park, Griffithstown 07845291993

Our aim at Littlehitters is to develop a love for the game and encourage a fun, friendly environment for children to learn and gain in confidence.

 

Tots Tennis is aimed at children ages 2.5 years to 4 years old.

Scallywaggs Toddlers at Lighthouse Church

Tuesday

Lighthouse Church, Sebastopol, NP4 5BR

07725997629

Parent and Toddler group for under 5’s

Sgwrs a Choffi

 Friday  

Blaenavon World Heritage Centre Cafe

 

07542187137

Are you a Welsh speaker or learner? Would you like to practice your Welsh in an informal and friendly atmosphere? Then join us at the Heritage Cafe in Blaenafon every Friday at 10 o'clock.
Torfaen Qigong   Thursday St Hilda’s Church Hall, Griffithstown, NP4 5JD 01495 247009

Qigong is a powerful type of health exercise, which has been practiced for centuries in China. It is based on gentle movements that are specifically designed to benefit and balance health.

 

Qigong is easy to learn and enjoyable to do. The regular practice of Qigong has a powerful effect on mind, body and spirit.

 

Qigong’s gentle moving postures can be done standing or seated and focus on relaxation, flexibility, release and strength.

Warm Welcome Space Friday TLC Community Church, Two Locks Road, Cwmbran, NP44 7HG 07714 218304

You are welcome to call in for FREE hot soup and roll and a cuppa.

Every Friday

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