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Alterations & Customizing Advanced View details

This course will develop you skills and interest in up-cycling, customising and altering clothes. We will learn lots of different techniques to rejuvenate clothes. Bring along old clothes and your imagination!

American Art of 18th,19th and 20th Centuries View details

This is a History of Art Course that will follow the development of American art during the 18th century, during the 19th century and the 20th century. We will discuss who were the painters and sculptors of this period of America. Who were their influences and whom did they influence. Was there particular American flavour in their art. Did they capture a society or landscape unique to America. Come and find out !

American Literature: The twentieth-century short story View details

Alongside our examination of a selection short stories from the John Updike edited collection. We will explore place, society, politics, culture, etc that helped shaped the stories and America itself over the 20th century.

An Historic Tour of Suffolk from the 17th to 20th centuries View details

From gentlewoman Celia Fiennes account of her excursions in the late 17th century, via Daniel Defoe's best-selling book Tours Through the Whole Island of Great Britain in the 1720s, to the enormously popular 20th century King's England Guides of Arthur Mee this presentation charts more than 300 years of change in the landscape and settlements of the historic County of Suffolk. Using the original observations and recommendations of travellers to this area in the past combined with a wealth of period paintings, antiquarian engravings, vintage postcards and modern photographs this will be a fascinating and unusual perspective on the history of Suffolk.

An introduction to Complementary Therapy View details

Explore a range of complementary therapies including Massage, Aromatherapy, Indian head massage and Stress management. You will also compare attitudes and outlooks and will explore life-style choices in relation to your wellbeing. Your choices will form tools for you to use to shape your life.

An Introduction to Family History View details

For anyone who wants to use the Internet to trace their family tree and discover how their ancestors lived in times past. We will look at the various types of resources that can be found online, learn about their historical context and what information we can glean from them to build a family history. Learners will also be encouraged to manage and maintain a folder containing evidence of their research.

An Introduction to Mentoring View details

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to work as a mentor in any environment. Participants will discuss the role of a mentor and the importance of setting ground rules with mentees. Students will learn and practice a number of key mentoring skills including assertiveness, active listening, questioning and giving feedback. The class is conducted in a safe and friendly environment where students may feel relaxed to work in groups to practice these skills. Students will examine case studies and discuss the challenges and solutions of a mentoring relationship.

An introduction to tailoring and alterations View details

This course will teach you a range of creative and practical skills required for tailoring and alteration tasks that would be useful for personal and potential self -employment opportunities. It is suitable for those with some previous sewing experience who may wish to widen their skills and are interested on progressing onto an accredited sewing course. You will be required to build a portfolio of work

An introduction to tailoring and alterations View details

This course will teach you a range of creative and practical skills required for tailoring and alteration tasks that would be useful for personal and potential self -employment opportunities. It is suitable for those with some previous sewing experience who may wish to widen their skills and are interested on progressing onto an accredited sewing course. You will be required to build a portfolio of work

An introduction to tailoring and alterations View details

This course will teach you a range of creative and practical skills required for tailoring and alteration tasks that would be useful for personal and potential self -employment opportunities. It is suitable for those with some previous sewing experience who may wish to widen their skills and are interested on progressing onto an accredited sewing course. You will be required to build a portfolio of work