Welcome to The Place Activity Centre in the heart of Sherwood!

We’re a vibrant hub for the whole community!

With a variety of activities ranging from art to fitness, we offer a unique opportunity for people of all ages to engage in creative and social pursuits.

Whether you’re looking to discover a new talent, stay active, or simply enjoy the company of others, we’re the perfect place for you to explore your passions and connect with the community!

Open Day – Saturday 20th April 2024:

We’d love you to join us for The Place’s Open Day on Saturday 20th April 2024. It promises to be a vibrant festival of creativity and wellness!

We’ve got live music setting the atmosphere, poetry to stir the soul, and free food and drinks to delight the senses!

We’re offering FREE taster sessions in Pilates, Yoga, and Art – a perfect opportunity to explore new interests and discover new passions.

Prepare to be inspired by the vibrant community and the exciting possibilities that The Place has to offer!



Sofie’s Life Drawing:

1.30pm – 4.30pm

Claudia’s Yoga – Stillness in Motion:

6.15pm – 7.15pm and 7.30pm – 8.30pm


Rita’s Art Class:

10am – 12.30pm

Vanessa’s Pilates:

6pm – 7pm and 7.15pm – 8.15pm

Ant’s Art Class:

7pm – 9pm


Jackie’s Portrait Practice:

1.30pm – 4pm (2nd Wed of every month)

Jane’s Life Drawing (SAR)

10am – 12.30pm (3rd Wed of every month)

Vanessa’s Pilates:

5.30pm – 6.30pm and 6.45pm – 7.45pm

Psychodrama Therapy Group:

6.00pm -8.15pm

(Staring 5th June 2024)

Helen’s Lino Printing:

6.30pm – 9pm


Vanessa’s Pilates:

9.15am – 10.15am
1pm – 2pm
6pm – 7pm
7.15pm – 8.15pm

Cheryl’s Body Physical – Slow Flow Yoga:

10:45am – 11:50am

Carla’s Soul Source Yoga:

6.30pm – 7.30pm and 7.45pm – 8.45pm

Japanese Language and Culture Classes – with Jane:

2 May – 1 1 July 2024
7.15pm – 8.15pm

*Jane is also staring a beginner’s level class (subject to numbers), staring on Thursday 2nd May 2024, 6.15 – 7.15pm. Please contact her if you’re interested.


Helen’s Lino Printing:

10am – 12.30pm

Legacy Art Group:

10am – 1pm


The Sherwood Exchange:

12pm – 4pm

Cheryl’s Cacao, Yoga and Sounds:

Saturday 8th June 2024 only – 9am – 11am


Sunday Life Drawing:

Bi – Monthly –First Sunday, every other month (June, August, October, December 2024)
10am – 1pm

Cheryl’s Cacao, Yoga and Sounds:

Sunday 6th October 2024 only – 9am – 11am

Join a class or hire a room!

If you wish to join a class or find out more, use the direct contact details as listed.

Rooms are also available to book for sessional hire or for permanent rental on both floors.

Please get in touch if you require further information – we look forward to hearing from you.

Office Hours
Tues & Thurs 11.30am – 3.30pm, but appointments available other days/times – flexible on request!
Available to hire 9am – 9pm including weekends.
Closed Bank Holidays, Christmas & New Year.

Access & Facilities
Fully accessible ground floor classrooms & toilets
First floor rooms – access by stairs only.
Hot & cold drink making facilities.

Limited parking for disabled drivers & staff only.
Free parking in Sherwood – a few minutes walk.

Public Transport
Direct bus route from city centre to Sherwood.
City Transport Bus route:  56, 57, 58, 59, 87, 88 & 89

Enquiries & Room Hire:
contact The Place: 07487877536
email: theplace@theplaceactivitycentre.org.uk
The Place Activity Centre, 2a Melrose Street, Sherwood, Nottingham NG5 2JP