Next Half Term Dates: Monday 15th April – Friday 24th May. *Please note, Monday 6th May is a Bank Holiday so there will only be 5 Mondays in this half term- block price will change accordingly.*

You can now book online via Happity by clicking the button below or you can email Liz and you will receive a 20% discount when booking for full half term up front.

Drop in classes available and can be paid for on the door by cash or card.

If you would like to join our mailing list to be kept up to date, or if you have any questions, please email Liz on info@ticktockmusic.co.uk.

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Days Times Locations
Monday 9:45 & 10:45 St Stephens church hall, Canonbury Road N1 2DF
Tuesday 9.45 & 10:45 St Stephens church hall, Canonbury Road N1 2DF
Friday 9:45 & 10:45 Garden Room, Mary’s Neighbourhood Centre, Upper Street, N1 2TU

Fees and Information

Our current drop in session fees are as follows:

One Child – £10 per session

Sibling – £7 per session

Sibling aged under 1 year – Free

20% discount available when booking a full half term upfront.

Who we are

Liz Chadwick

Group Leader for Islington – St Stephens & Mary’s Neighbourhood Centre

Liz trained in Musical Theatre & Drama at Cumbria Institute of the Arts. She has worked as a performer both in the UK and abroad. Liz has worked with children for years in workshops and theatre shows. Liz was recently on a tour of the popular children’s story, The Three Billy Goats Gruff as Big Billy Goat with Lost The Plot Theatrical and in Panto with Marc at The Radlett Centre Dec 2021 and 2022.

Liz has worked with Karen at Crouch End Tick Tock as assistant since 2017 and is thrilled to be session leader at Islington.

Tel: 07807 097 025

Christian Powlesland

Assistant/Leader for Islington – St Stephens and St Mary’s Neighbourhood Centre

Christian trained on the BA Actor-Musicianship course at Rose Bruford College, graduating with first-class honours in 2020. Since then, he’s performed in various production including Jack and the Beanstalk (Radlett Centre), Legends of Arahma (Actor’s Church, Covent Garden) and Dracula’s Dodgy Dinner (Tour). He’s also co-creator of audiodrama podcast The Chronicles of Wild Hollow, a fantasy comedy musical series

Lottie Johnson

Assistant for Islington – St Stephens & Mary’s Neighbourhood Centre

Lottie has been teaching performing arts to early stages for 12 years now and loves every minute! As a performer herself she has toured with Julia Donaldson’s Tales Of Acorn Wood, Moon on a Stick in Little Red Riding Hood and The Land of Nod, played Jill in Jack and the Beanstalk in Little Wolf’s 2019 Pantomime and as Mary Lennox in Swanage Rep’s production of The Secret Garden. She also teaches at St. Michael’s Montessori Nursery.

Marc Kelly

Assistant/Leader for Islington – St Stephens

Marc trained in Musical Theatre and Drama with Liz at Cumbria Institute of the Arts and then went on to study his MA at Guildford School of Acting. Marc has worked as a performer all over the UK, abroad and on many cruise lines. He has worked with children for many years and is also the resident Dame in Upstage Productions Pantomimes every year in Radlett. He is thrilled to join the Tick Tock family and looks forward to meeting you all!

Steph Lyse

Assistant/Leader for Islington – Mary’s Neighbourhood Centre

Steph trained at The Royal Academy of Music in London. Her varied career has taken her all over the world. She recently came back from touring Dubai with S4K International’s productions of Treasure Island and Red Riding Hood. Other credits include The Snow Dragon with Tall Stories, The Pirates of Penzance UK tour with Ilyria Theatre and Baby Bear with Moon on a Stick Theatre. Steph has been teaching and working with children for many years and is loving being part of Tick Tock Music.


Geraldine Mannion

Tick Tock Director

Geraldine started the original group and has built it up, developing a unique format that has become Tick Tock.

Geraldine trained at Dartington College of Arts and The Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art where she was awarded a diploma in acting. She worked as a professional actress for 20 years, appearing in repertory and the R.S.C. Her West End credits include the original cast of Jesus Christ Superstar and Happy As A Sandbag. The birth of her daughter in 1989 prompted a change in her career and sowed the seeds of Tick Tock.

Tel: 020 7359 9495

Lizzie Mannion

Lizzie Mannion


Since 2007, Lizzie has been part of the Tick Tock teams in Berkhamsted, Crouch End and St Albans, but spent most of her time at the Islington franchise. She has a BMus in Music from King’s College London and a PGCE in Music from UCL Institute of Education. Since starting a family, Lizzie enjoys writing new Tick Tock material and collaborating with the current Tick Tock leaders. She enjoys taking her son to visit the various Tick Tock groups in London and Hertfordshire…and Scotland when time allows. Lizzie believes that music is best being explored by young children in a fun, warm and friendly  environment, which Tick Tock offers in abundance.

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