Courses for Fun
Develop an interest, make new friends and gain new skills!
It is a well-known fact that learning a new skill can improve your wellbeing and outlook on life. A GP working with primary care providers in Gloucestershire has shared the county's innovative social prescribing initiative in a recent blog on the NHS website that course participation can improve confidence and socialisation as well as helping wellbeing.
Arts & Design
Whatever your interest on the craft side, we have a full range of arts to suit. Whether it be Drawing, Painting, Needlecraft, Getting to grips with your Sewing Machine, Making Cushions, Assembling a Roman Blind or Floristry we offer great short courses to learn these skills. View Arts and Craft courses
Dance & Music
Ever wanted to try ballet or ballroom dancing or learn how to play the guitar? Grab the chance to join a group of like-minded people and have some fun in the process. View dance/music courses
Food & Hospitality
Bake cakes but want to know how to decorate to showcase your great baking? We offer courses from sugarcraft to novelty cake decorating to complement your hobby. View food courses.
If you're travelling abroad and would like more confidence in communicating with the locals, look no further than our great range of languages ranging from holiday tasters to conversation classes. View language courses
Gain the skills needed to take some great shots of whatever your interests are. Whether it is family, animals or countryside your want to capture, maximise the potential of your camera or mobile phone with tips and suggestions in a friendly group. View photography courses
Wellbeing & Mindfulness
Look through our range of courses to enhance your feeling of wellbeing. Regular Yoga or Tai Chi classes can improve your flexibility, strength and balance and take you on a journey of awareness. View wellbeing courses
Computing & Digital
Learn how to manipulate digital images to get the best results from your photographs or gain knowledge of using Microsoft Excel with a range of workshops designed to help you interrogate and manipulate your data. View computing courses
For the Home
Discover how to create bespoke pieces for your home, with our fantastic range of home-improvement part-time courses. Face your fears and get to grips with power tools, learn how to declutter your home the Marie Kondo way, or why not inject a fresh look into your living room with our Cushion Making for Beginners course! View all courses for the home here.