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Art - Drawing & painting

To develop the potential which everyone has to draw well from observation. To teach methods of drawing which are useful for oil painting and others which relate to water colour painting. To learn oil, acrylic, gouache and water colour techniques and make finished paintings in these media.

Art - Express yourself through drawing & painting

To develop the potential everyone has to draw well starting from observation. To encourage the discovery of your own visual language through observation work using pencils, charcoal and pastels, and to translate that into different painting mediums; watercolour, acrylic, gouache and oil.

Art - Impressionism and its techniques

This workshop can be completed in oils or acrylics and will explore the use of bright, broken strokes of colour to create the effects of sunshine and weather which impressionists so skilfully conveyed.

Art - Mastering portraits

This workshop will cover the basics of portraiture, the importance of drawing, and bringing these skills to bear in effective portrait work.

Art - Oil painting

This course is for those who wish to learn about oil painting. The subjects covered include: materials, preparing the paper, masses, values, light & shadow, atmospheric perspective, colour theory and composition. During the first term the subject matter will be still life, the second term will cover portraits and the final term landscapes. It is advisable to attend all three terms to have the full benefit of this course, but not essential if you have prior experience.

Art - Oil painting - Rembrandt and Velasquez

This workshop explores the dramatic contrast of light and dark and dynamic figure compositions based on the great painters' work. Learners will choose from several examples of the artists' work and will be guided through some basic principles around the techniques used.

Art in historical practice and context

This course looks at techniques used by artists through the past and aims to bring them to the classroom, e.g. egg tempera painting was used before oil paint. There were also subtle techniques with the different old master artists such as underpainting and use of glazes.

Creative writing

This course is designed to develop skills and confidence in creative writing. Poetry, short story writing, the novel, script writing and all aspects of fiction and non-fiction writing may be studied.

Emergency Paediatric First Aid

QA Level 3 award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid. Some of the topics covered will be CPR; choking; seizures; minor injuries; bleeding

History - Explorers

This course delves into the exploits and lives of explorers - famous and not so well known, who have added to our knowledge of the world, its people and cultures.

Italian Pronto for beginners

The perfect course for those eager to explore the Italian language and culture. Whether you are planning a trip to Italy or simply want a taste of this beautiful language, this course offers an introduction to Italian. You will learn essential phrases, basic grammar and useful vocabulary to navigate everyday situations with confidence.

Lets get printing

Come & explore the various techniques including block printing, lino-printing & mono-printing. Try your hand at creating your own designs through mark making & have fun! Beginners welcome but open to more advanced to share creative inspiration!

Microsoft Office skills

Suitable for those who have limited computer skills or have completed an introductory IT course. On this course you can learn how to use word processing software, create and use spreadsheets, use a database, create a slide show or create posters and newsletters in Desktop Publishing. You will be using the Microsoft Office 2016 suite of programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher. You will gain an accreditation for this course and it is very suitable if you are thinking of getting a job or want to refresh your IT skills before returning to work.

Photography - A focus on beginners

Ideal for people who have bought a digital camera and would like to learn the basics. This course is aimed at beginners and is designed to give students a comprehensive overview of basic photography, covering the basic elements of photography from lighting to composition and finding your way around the camera menus in order to give you the best experience. Learners should have their own DSLR camera in which they can change the settings and perhaps change lenses and compatible memory cards.

Photography - Developing further skills

Ideal for people who have completed the ‘Photography - A focus on beginners’ course or for people who are already familiar with the basic elements of photography, lighting, composition and camera menus. This course is the next step in developing further photographic skills. The course focusses on taking better pictures and learning more about composition. Learners must have their own digital camera and compatible memory cards.

Photoshop Elements - introduction

This course is an introduction to using Photoshop Elements and is suitable for those who have not worked with images before


Pilates improves posture, tones the body and improves flexibility. This is a gentle form of exercise working on the central core of the body.

Pilates - Stretch and flex

Would you like to feel more flexible? Would you like to improve posture, balance and co-ordination and improve strength in your back and abdominal muscles? 'Stretch & Flex' is a gentle low-impact Pilates-based class for all age-groups using focussed breathing techniques to support the exercises; this brings the added benefit of increased lung capacity, increased body-awareness and lowering of stress levels.

Printmaking - introduction

To develop simple techniques of print making without a press to include monoprint, card, screenprint, lino and collagraph.

Singing - progression level

Challenge yourself to sing in harmony from musical notation in a fun and relaxed environment. Join other singers learning to sing in harmony from music - notated score.

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ID: 1424, revised 22/09/2022