Thursday Arts Centre groups

Please note that due to the ongoing situation, all group rehearsals are currently cancelled. Individual lessons are still taking place week beginning 16 March and 30 March. The Arts Centre concerts that were due to take place week beginning 23 March have also been cancelled.

We will keep you up to date with any other changes as the situation unfolds

Check out the programme to find out what's on at the Arts Centre on a Thursday night

Please note that you need to become a member of our Arts Centre in order to join these groups.

Junior Theatre CompanyOur Junior Theatre Company is a great place to begin to explore your acting chops, take part in improvisation exercises and play lots of fun acting games.Age 7 to 125.00pm to 6.00pm
Senior Theatre CompanyThe Senior Theatre Company are regularly involved in bespoke performances and are always looking for new members to add to the cast!Age 12+6:00pm to 7.15pm
Guitar ClubThe Guitar Club is a great first step for any guitarists looking to play as part of an ensemble. Parts are written for varying abilities and you can continue to hone your technique whilst learning some great music. All6.00pm to 7.00pm
Sight SingingOur adult sight-singing class is a good place for vocalists to explore the relationship between the voice and written notation as well as other basic music theory.Adult6:30pm to 7:00pm
Community ChoirThere is no audition process - just a love of singing. A variety of genres of music are sung from Thomas Tallis Madrigals to modern day medleys.Adult7:15pm to 8:45pm
Salford Steel Juniors 

Our beginner steel pan ensemble get to perform amazing arrangements of popular tunes whilst learning their way around all the different instruments in the steel band.

Please note that this session takes place at The Co-op Academy, Swinton, M27 0FG - call our office for full details

Age 7 to 114.00pm to 5.00pm
Salford Steel 

Another MAPAS ensemble with great pedigree in the local community. Come and experience the amazing sound a steel band can make as part of Salford Steel.

Please note that this session takes place at The Co-op Academy, Swinton, M27 0FG - call our office for full details

All5.00pm to 6.00pm
Rock and Pop Academy

The Rock and Pop Academy is a great place for guitarists, drummers, bassists, keyboard players and vocalists to learn what it takes to be in a band, as well as honing the craft of songwriting with our team of expert tutors.

Age 9+5.00pm to 7.00pm
Musical Theatre CompanyAre you a talented dancer, vocalist or actor? If so, get your 'jazz hands' at the ready and come be a part of Salford MAPAS' brand new musical theatre company.  Age 10+7.30pm to 8.45pm
Music TheoryFor those who wish to study the practices and possibilities of music! There are additional charges for these lessons - please phone our office for more details and availability. AllFrom 5.15pm

For further information about any of the activities please contact the MAPAS Office on 0161 778 0259 or email