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Get ready to passé, plié and pirouette as part of Seniors Festival activities which kick off at the New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) from March 12.

Just one of the fabulous and mostly free activities to be held at NERAM will be Jo Knight’s Silver Swans Ballet that will be holding ballet classes for the over-55s that will have you leaping for joy.

“Whatever your age, if you are looking for a new way to keep fit and active, our ballet classes are bound to put a spring in your step,” said Armidale local Jo Knight.

“If you are one of those people who have always wanted to ballet, it’s never too late to shine and what better way to start than with this free event.”

“Whether you’ve never danced before or want to get back into the swing of it, our classes have something for everyone.”

“We will have a number of ballet barres set up within the Hinton Gallery for a quiet atmosphere. We encourage you to wear comfortable clothing and, if possible, shoes that have some flexibility in them.”

The Silver Swans Ballet classes will be held on Tuesday March 19 at 2-3pm and Thursday March 21 from 2-3pm.

NERAM will be hosting a plethora of fabulous (free and low-cost) events as part of Seniors Festival from March 12 to March 22.

Some of the other activities not to be missed include the Opening Night Concert by NECOM performers on March 12; Art and Wellness workshops with local artist Paula Jenkins on March 13 and 20; Chair Yoga with U3A on March 14 and 19; Guided tours of The Wynne Prize 2003 exhibition March 14 and 22; Rusty Singers sing-along choir performance on March 20.

For a full list of activities on during the Seniors Festival visit www.neram.com.au/event/seniors-festival-2024/

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