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Understanding Recovery Programs View details

This course will begin with group discussions and study of the Alcoholics Anonymous book taking each chapter in order. We will then include other methods of Recovery from various obsessive practices to broaden the understanding that each offers. Finally we will begin to consciously practise, in groups and individually, their main principles.

BBO Money Sorted in D2N2:Managing Money and Avoiding Debt View details

This workshop will build students’ awareness of what debt is, as well as looking at ways to avoid it or to manage existing debts. Students will also compare various methods of borrowing money, including identifying advantages and disadvantages.

Slow Stitch View details

Come and bring your unfinished hand sewing projects or start a new one, get help from the tutor Rebecca and be inspired by the other learners. Templates and hand embroidery handouts will be also be available, enjoy the relaxation of slow stitch every Thursday evening in August.

Introduction to Calligraphy with Fiona Mitchell View details

Have you admired beautiful calligraphy and wondered if this was something you could do. Ever wanted to try your hand at calligraphy, but there are no suitable classes in the area that fit with your free time? Have you seen calligraphy on the internet or in books and equipment for sale but don’t know where to start, then this could be the taster course for you. Simple techniques and easily available equipment. Working on-line with an experienced calligraphy tutor you can try your hand at relaxing calligraphy from the comfort of your own home as part of a group of beginners. This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will be email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”.

Calligraphy for card makers with Fiona Mitchell View details

Make your cards and gift tags stand out. Ever wanted to try your hand at calligraphy, but there are no suitable classes in the area that fit with your free time? Have you seen calligraphy on the internet or in books and equipment for sale but don’t know where to start, then this could be the taster course for you. Simple techniques and easily available equipment, great for right and left handers. Working on-line with an experienced calligraphy tutor you can try your hand at relaxing calligraphy from the comfort of your own home as part of a group of beginners. This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will be email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”.

History: Lady Astor's Plymouth with Alison Jones View details

This free taster course explores the life and influence Lady Astor made as the first women to take her seat in the Houses of Parliament. We will look at the impact she had on Plymouth and how her strong and often controversial opinions and beliefs shaped her political life . We will look a little behind her relationship with Churchill and how their caustic exchanges are still remembered to this day. We will discuss the legacies she left behind in Plymouth and how what was supposed to be a stop gap candidate while her husband , the previous Conservative MP for Plymouth Sutton from 1910 10 1919 took his seat in the House of Lords, saw her remaining as one of Plymouth's MP until 1945. Like marmite - love her or hate her she was undeniably a force to be reckoned with and shared a true connection to her constituents - the people of Plymouth.

Taster - Eco Poetry- with Safiya Kinshasa View details

Eco-poetry is becoming more and more popular in England due to growing discussions around climate change. This introductory workshop will be an introduction to eco-poetry through reading poets from a variety of cultures and environments. There will also be writing exercises, to help you on your own poetic journey.

Person Centred Approach to plan activities for those with dementia View details

This course is for carers/support workers who are working with people who have been diagnosed with dementia. We will explore how using a Person Centred Approach to plan activities can help to support individual needs. Content will include: Using Person Centred Communication Skills and the importance of creating a 'safe' environment. Handouts and additional information will be available.

Yoga for Beginners View details

In a beginners class we look at how to breathe correctly, do some warm ups and some basic yoga poses on a mat. We finish with a guided relaxation.

The Glasgow Boys: Art, Empire and Culture - continued View details

The Glasgow Boys' foundation of French outdoor painting became the springboard for their distinctly individual obsessions in oil and pastel and water colour. The pre occupations with modern life, Japanese culture and symbolism led to their uniquely individual expressions. Artists covered in the course - James Guthrie, John Lavery, the watercolours of Arthur Melville and Joseph Crawhall, E.A. Hornell, George Henry, E.A. Walton.