Chime Weekly

Chime is weekly musical theatre training for young people with learning disabilities, aged 12-25.

Sessions run Tuesdays during term time in our fully accessible Walker Studio

For more information on how to join please contact Gavin Leonard.

email: or telephone: 01924 211311

or complete our sign up form HERE

Come for a free taster or just to say hello and see what we do! Please note that our group for ages 12-16 (Chime One) is at capacity and operating a waiting list.

Cost: £5 per session (first session free)

When and where?

  • Chime One (ages 12-16) meet 5:30pm-7:00pm on a Tuesday - This group is currently at capacity and we are operating a waiting list
  • Chime Two (ages 16-25) meet 4:00pm-5:30pm on a Tuesday
  • There are some extra rehearsals in February as the group prepare for an onstage performance
  • All sessions take place at Theatre Royal Wakefield in The Walker Studio which is fully accessible. To learn more about our accessibility features, visit our accessibility information page.

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“I’m getting better at pitching [singing in tune] and tempo [singing in time]”

Chime Participant

What can I expect?

  • We develop movement, singing and drama skills through musical theatre and popular song.
  • Chime is a chance to meet new people, practise skills and have some fun!
  • This is a training programme with a chance for you to showcase your performance skills. Our weekly group have an annual showcase performance on our main stage.
  • A support worker will be in session but if you need one-to-one support, you can attend with your own support worker

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“I enjoyed singing and dancing at the same time, it gives me lots of energy”

Chime Participant

Who is it for?

• An accessible programme for young people with learning disabilities, aged 12-16 (Chime One) and 16-25 (Chime Two)

• No previous experience necessary but you must be interested in music and performance

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“Thank you very much for great show tonight. Everyone was brilliant. I was so proud of [our daughter]. She looked so confident and so happy on the stage”.

Chime Parent

Interested in Chime?

For more information or to book for the regular weekly training, contact Gavin.

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