See what’s on at Croft House and who currently occupies our spaces for their meeting, dancing, sports and much more.
A marching musical ensemble for young people aged between 8 and 16 years old, this group aims to provide musical education for youngsters and gives them plenty of opportunities to perform as a marching band at contests and events throughout the country. Children can learn to play brass or percussion instruments or dance in our colour guard using flags and other props. All equipment and uniform is provided on loan free of charge. Our experienced and dedicated instructors can teach children of any ability. For just £8 per month children can learn musical and life skills, make new friends, travel and perform in public.
“Croft House is a firm and welcoming base for our activities. The band members feel at home and secure in the environment that provides plenty of space for our rehearsals”.
For over 30 years Concord has made a name for itself with its pioneering and innovative ideas in marching band activity. Today, Concord is a flexible and versatile group that performs on stage, in arena venues, at ballrooms and more.
In the Dance School Flamenco in Sheffield will introduce you to the world of flamenco, you will learn different types of pieces within flamenco and its timings, movements and expression of the whole body, we will work together in a choreography, lose inhibitions and gain confidence: while developing greater balance flexibility and strength.
Also you can complete your knowledge of flamenco learning play castanets,body expression and learning the full art of this amazing dance.
Enjoy the Spanish flamenco experience in Sheffield!!!!
South Yorkshire Dance Hub is a network group founded in 2012 and has a voluntary membership comprising of venues, local authorities, arts organisations, educational establishments and independent dance artists.
The hub was established by Yorkshire Dance (NPO) as a result of the Regional Youth Dance Strategy 2012 – 2015 but revised its membership in 2016, receiving a network grant from CAPE UK (now IVE).
Mulembas d’Africa dance classes travel between the world of traditional Africa and contemporary elements. Focusing in the joyful Angolan dance culture, classes count with the participation of live musicians and include:
Mulembas also delivers the well known MAMAWE – Sheffield AfroPean Dance Festival which aims to divulge and disclose dances from the diaspora in Sheffield and encompasses dance workshops delivered by guest teachers from across Europe.
“In her Angolan Portuguese family, everyone can dance, and from the start of our friendship, Angelina managed to convince me that I didn’t have two left feet. She’s turned her passion into dedication. Learning to dance has improved my fitness, helped me to make new friends, given me confidence and relieved a lot of stress.” – Anne Grange
“Croft House Settlement is run showing friendly consideration towards its users. Roger has supported us from day one and has allowed Mulembas to feel at home at this beautiful building. May this essence never change and may we continue to dance together, in joy.”
Founded in 2006, Nisha Lall Dance provides multicultural dance classes. They want to get people moving and make dance accessible to the wider community. Classes are taught by experienced and qualified practitioners and focus on technique, style, cultural referencing, fitness and (most importantly) having fun.
We are a long-standing concert wind band, originally established in 1888 and we now consist of around 35 wind and brass musicians. We’re an entirely self-supporting organisation whose income is generated from members’ subscriptions and concert fees. We rehearse at Croft House every week and perform in and around South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire at venues such as Chatsworth House, Brodsworth Hall and Weston Park Bandstand.
“The band has a stable and loyal membership with an age range of 13 to 80 plus. At the moment we have vacancies for cornet\trumpet & trombones and we welcome enquiries from players eager to come and join us in these sections. Uniform and all music are provided.” – Judith Wallace, Musical Director
“Croft House supplies its members with a safe and secure environment in which to meet. We have always been made to feel welcome and the staff is very pleasant to deal with. The recent refurbishment has given Croft House a welcome facelift and it is now a pleasure to use the rehearsal facilities.” – Anne Huggins, Band Secretary