Adult Skills and Community Learning

Our informal and friendly courses are a great way to discover how creativity can help you to improve your wellbeing.

If studying an arts or craft subject is something completely new, or if you already have a little experience, your tutor will help you explore your options and show you how taking the time to develop creative skills can be a great way to boost your confidence, build a sense of purpose and connect with others.

Length of course

Two to seven weeks

Course content

We have a range of creative wellbeing classes to choose from including:

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sewing
  • Digital photography
  • Wire work
  • Glass painting
  • Baking
  • Sugarcraft and cake decorating
  • Calligraphy

View our videos below for more information.

Art, digital photography, glass painting, jewellery making video

Sugar craft, sewing, cooking and baking video

Entry requirements

No previous knowledge is required. These courses are suitable for anyone wishing to improve their wellbeing.

Course fees

The cost of the course varies depending on the course and will include all tuition and registration fees.

Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a fee reduction or remission. See our information about paying for a course for details.

How to apply 

Contact us online for more information or to book your place.

Coming soon

We regularly launch new arts and crafts courses. Keep checking our Facebook page to find out what's new. 

What our learners say

  • I hope to make crafts to sell and become self employed. So I am thinking of this in the long term and the skills I have learned will be for my future.
    Adult learner
  • I've really enjoyed the cake decorating and sugarcraft course. I've liked the variety of things we have created and the fact that we always finish each term with completed projects and more advanced skills
    Adult learner
  • I have used the creative ideas from this term as presents for family and friends.
    Adult learner
  • The whole cake decorating and sugarcraft course was very enjoyable, I really looked forward to my lesson every week.
    Adult learner
  • I use my skills to keep my brain alert!
    Adult learner
  • Really enjoyed the cake decorating and sugarcraft course, the tutor is amazing and they were a lovely set of people.
    Adult learner

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