Adult Learners Week 2018 - what's on

An exciting programme of activities designed to inspire more people to discover how learning can positively change their lives is taking place in Pembrokeshire as part of Adult Learners Week (18th to 26th June).

The programme provides a range of opportunities for adults to learn new skills and try new activities, free of charge, in various locations around the county. 

 

Friday June 15th: Pembroke Dock Community Learning Centre will be kicking off the programme with a fantastic Open Day on Friday June 15th from 10am to 2pm. The free activities include yoga and mindfulness, silk painting and cake decorating and there is also the chance to find out about the centre’s GCSE classes, starting in September. 

Saturday June 16th: A Welsh Learner’s Festival will be held at the Cilgerran Wildlife Centre near Cardigan, with activities ranging from folk music workshops to lectures on local history, guided wildlife walks, and more. A presentation for this year’s Pembrokeshire Welsh Learner of the Year will also take place in the afternoon. The festival has been organised by Learning Pembrokeshire’s Welsh for Adults Service. 

Sunday June 17th: There will be a wide range of fun packed family activities at Pembroke Dock Memorial Gardens from 12pm to 4pm, led by Springboard, Learning Pembrokeshire. Tenby Community Learning Centre in conjunction with Tenby Library are also holding a packed programme of events. 

Tenby Community Learning Centre in conjunction with Tenby Library are also holding a packed programme of events. 

Monday, June 18th, storyteller Phil Okwedy presents story telling for adults between 7 and 9 pm. 

Wednesday, June 20th, a coffee morning will take place between 10.30am and 12.30 pm, along with children’s story time linked to a family friendly stained-paper crafting session, and a stained glass demonstration. A variety of free bite-size ‘have a go’ sessions will also be held throughout the day including using your tablet creatively, a learning Welsh taster, chair yoga and digital literacy - being safe online. 

Friday 22nd June – Pembrokeshire Archives, Prendergast, Haverfordwest ,The Learning Pembrokeshire programme will culminate in a day of activities with a wide range of free taster sessions at Pembrokeshire Archives in Prendergast, Haverfordwest on Friday June 22nd from 10am-3pm.

Whether you want to have a go at Welsh, learn how to use stop motion animation, make jewellery or have a go on the potter’s wheel, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone!


As well as inspiring adults to learn new things in Adult Learner’s Week, Learning Pembrokeshire will also be celebrating the achievements of its learners.
An exhibition of learners’ work will be on display in the Pembrokeshire Archives building and an official ceremony will be held to present awards to all the learners who gained accreditation during the last academic year.

Tuesday, June 26th, a bitesize creative writing workshop, will take place from 7pm to 9pm. For more information on activities at Tenby, call Jo on 01437 770190 or email tenby.learning@pembrokeshire.gov.uk  

The Learning Pembrokeshire programme will culminate in a day of activities with a wide range of free taster sessions at Pembrokeshire Archives in Prendergast, Haverfordwest on Friday June 22nd from 10am-3pm.

Whether you want to have a go at Welsh, learn how to use stop motion animation, make jewellery or have a go on the potter’s wheel, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone! 

What’s on in your area?

 

 

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