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Start your lifelong learning journey today with a 20% New Year discount!

The discount is available on all fee-paying courses from 8:30am on Friday 1st December 2023, till 7pm on 31st January 2024. The discount will be automatically applied to the fees displayed on our website from 8:30am on 1st December 2023.

Learning for Wellbeing

Discover a new passion for creativity or get fitter this year by taking part in a course from the Learning for Wellbeing programme.

On our courses, you will find a like-minded, supportive community. With expert guidance from your tutor, you will learn and develop new creative skills that you can use in class but also at home or in your community.

Our courses enable you to build confidence, make new friendships, gain creative skills, get fitter, but also have time to yourself away from the stresses and strains of daily life, supporting good health and wellbeing.

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The Learning for Wellbeing curriculum offers a broad range of creative and fitness courses at all levels of ability, the majority in class with some online:

Our courses are taught by experts in their fields with a vast range of practical and professional experience. We provide a welcoming, safe space for new and returning learners to learn new skills and progress.

If you meet certain eligibility criteria (i.e., residency status and benefits) then your course could be what we call “fully funded” meaning, there would be no cost to you.

If you need more information, want to discuss levels and course content, or wish to enrol, you can visit our Learning Centres in-person, call our FREEphone Enrolment Line or email us on the details listed below.

  • 0800 988 0308
  • If you need help with your choice of learning, training, career, work and life goals, please book an appointment with one of our Learning and Work Advisors who can provide free, 1:1, impartial advice.

Find out more about our Learning for Wellbeing courses!

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Arts Courses

Our arts courses are available from beginners up to advanced levels and include media specific courses such as watercolour and acrylics, alongside courses which focus on skills like botanical drawing, screen writing, and more general art for wellbeing courses.

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Clay, Pottery & Glass Courses

We offer a wide range of stained and fused glass courses including our NEW Silver Clay and Polymer Clay courses which are being offered as part of our 'Wellbeing Saturdays' offer.

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Cookery Courses

We offer courses on Indian cookery, baking, budget friendly healthy cooking, and more!

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Dance Courses

From our hugely popular Ballet courses to our energetic and thriving Tap courses, our Dance courses are designed to get you moving and help support your fitness and exercise goals in a positive and lively atmosphere.

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Fitness Courses

We offer Yoga (both traditional and seated for those who may have mobility needs or require a more gentle level of exercise) and our NEW 'Back, Neck and Shoulder Strengthening' courses.

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Sewing Courses

Our sewing courses include workshop options, where you are encourage to bring your own projects to work on under the expert guidance of your tutor, or taught courses on subjects like patchwork and quilting, Asian fashion, machine skills and more.

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Special Interest Leisure Courses

From Astronomy to Photography, Upcycling to Creative Writing, find your new passion this year with one of our specialist creative learning courses.

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