Music & Dance Classes in Hackney & Stoke Newington

Lucy Sparkles & Friends in Hackney & Stoke Newington

The music and dance classes in Hackney and Stoke Newington are run by our local Head Sparkle, Lauren Sparkles.

Lauren Sparkles

Lauren Sparkles is an accomplished singer, dancer, actress, session musician and performing arts teacher.  Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Performing Arts (hons) from Winchester University and grade 8 ballet, classical singing and musical theatre.  Lauren’s many talents include playing piano and ukulele and she incorporates these into her lessons.

When she’s not in the studio, Lauren can be found performing in and around London as part of a popular wedding and corporate band called ‘The X-Rays’ and she makes up one third of ‘The Haywood Sisters’, one of London’s top close harmony trios.

Lauren’s teaching experience includes working as the singing tutor for Stagecoach, Shirley.  Her love of teaching and influencing the younger generation stems back to her family as she is the youngest of four musical sisters, became an Aunty at 17 and now has over 10 nieces and nephews!

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Available classes in Hackney and Stoke Newington

DayTimeClassVenueSpring Term DatesBook a Place
Thursday11:15am-11:45amBaby Music (0-18 months)Yummy Yummy in my Tummy
56 Stoke Newington High Street N16 7PB
February 27th to April 2ndBook online ›
Thursday11:45am-12:15amToddler & Pre-school Creative Dance (18 months to 4 years)Yummy Yummy in my Tummy
56 Stoke Newington High Street N16 7PB
February 27th to April 2ndBook online ›

Click here to book a class online. We offer trial tickets for your first class, single class tickets and term tickets that ensure your place in class is reserved for the rest of term.

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Classes at Yummy Yummy Kids’ Café, Stoke Newington

Thursday, Baby Music (0-18  months), 11:15-11:45am

A 30 minute gentle Baby Music Class followed by the chance to grab a cuppa or some lunch and meet other parents in a baby friendly space.

Lucy Sparkles & Friends music classes develop musical, physical, emotional and intellectual skills through engaging and fun sessions. Each class includes live guitar, ukelele or keyboard, a capella singing games, action songs, rhymes, parachute play, listening and moving to music and playing along on percussion instruments.

While every lesson is different, we apply the same fun, thoughtful and tested structure to each weekly session in order to establish a comfortable and friendly environment for children. All of our music teachers are professional musicians who play real instruments.

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Thursday, Toddler and Pre-School Dance (1.5-4 years), 11:45am-12:15am

Lucy Sparkles & Friends creative dance classes develop self-expression and creativity and include action songs, choreographed dancing and working with props. Each lesson has a popular pre-school topic theme and follows the Early Years Foundation Stage national curriculum.

All of our dance teachers are trained dancers and performers with a passion for working with children in their early years.

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Class Fees

Fee per classSign-up onlineSingle class
(calculated pro-rata
from when you start
to the end of term)
(if space available)
Trial classN/A£2.50
First child £5.50£7.00
Additional siblings £3.50£4.50
Sibling babies under 5 months (mixed age music classes only)
Sibling Babies 5 months or over and awake (mixed age music classes only)
Siblings under 1.5 years (dance/drama classes)FREEFREE
Siblings 1.5 years or over (dance/drama classes)£3.50£4.50

Classes missed by sign-up students

Up to two missed classes per term can be made up at another age-appropriate class in the timetable (if space is available).  This is on the condition that you let us know by email or text at LEAST two hours before the start of the missed class.

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On this page you will find information on:

Sparkles Social Distancing

You can still join us for music dance and drama classes, or to celebrate a special day. For further details click on the links below:

Livestream Public Classes and Parties

Resources for Nursery Client Families

Livestream Private Parties

Personalised Birthday Greetings