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Our health and lifestyle classes range from fitness and exercise to gardening, floristry, DIY, cooking and healthy living. We also run a series of personal development courses to help build your confidence and skills. At our classes you will meet new people, learn with them and improve your health and wellbeing. 96% of our students tell us that WEA classes improve their health and wellbeing, so come along, meet new people and get involved.

Introduction to Creative Craft - Floristry Skills View details

An introduction to floristry course where you will learn how to condition flowers and foliage. Learning about mechanics used in floristry and floristry tools. Making both traditional and modern designs applying the principle elements: colour, form and balance. Make seasonal designs and floral gifts. This course is can lead onto to the NCFE qualification Level 1 Creative Craft in Floristry skills

Christmas Activity - Making chocolates for gifting View details

This activity is part of our Christmas events. Any equipment or materials list required will be available on Canvas. In its natural form,Chocolate makes you feel good and it is a nutritious. So, why not give your loved ones a healthy alternative? In week one you will discover how easy it is to make raw chocolates and then for the following weeks you will have the opportunity to make your chocolates and package them as gifts This course is perfect for you if you will like to watch the raw chocolates being made and then have a go yourself with your tutor "virtually” on hand to answer your questions. Then you will have lots of great ideas and sugestions on how you can present them as gifts. WARNING! Your chocolates may not last to be given as gifts... in which case armed with he knowldege of how simple it is you may just have to make some more !! ! Why don't you come and join us whilst we share the magic of using raw cacao and making lots of delightful treats.

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - Follow On View details

An opportunity to review and consolidate the 4 main foundation practices from the MBSR and review some of the exercises covered in the course as well as discovering new practices and ways in which to expand or explore some further Mindfulness tools/skills.

Step Into Digital For Beginners (BBO Participants Only) View details

This course will help you to develop your digital skills using a range of different applications and to get to grips with how these can be used to assist you in doing administrative tasks independently. You will develop essential workplace skills including safe ways to browse the internet.

Step into Digital Refresher Course (BBO Participants Only) View details

This course will help you to develop your digital skills using a range of different applications and to get to grips with how these can be used to assist you in doing administrative tasks independently. You will develop essential workplace skills including safe ways to browse the internet, use email and other applications online and help you to grow in confidence.

Christmas Cake View details

Make your own Rich Fruit Christmas Cake. On this short course you will learn how to line your tins and prepare the cake; how to cover in marzipan and fondant and choose from 3 different Christmas themed decorating designs. This class is very friendly, safe and supportive. Perfect environment to learn new skills.

Improve Your Budgeting Skills (BBO Participants Only) View details

Good money management can impact many aspects of life. In this money management programme, you will explore: - how money impacts all aspects of life - social, physical & emotional well-being - budgeting skills and keeping track of your income and expenses

Holistic Health and Herbal Medicine View details

This course aims to assist the learner in understanding the benefits of a holistic approach to health and how to use lifestyle, nutrition, herbal medicine as well as alternative healthcare pratices to improve health and wellbeing generally . Apart from gaining valuable insight into the world of herbs and herbal medicine, learners will also gain an understanding of how various body systems work such as the digestive and nervous systems. They will also gain an understanding of the importance of sleep and how stress and the immune system are linked and how the use of natural appraoches can improve health and well being.

Social Media and Marketing SWAP View details

During this course you will learn to write content that is engaging for your followers and/or customers, design and create eye-catching graphics using free software. Learn how to source and edit images and graphics online, and create short video clips to use on your social media platforms. Engage in extended promotion of social media networks by creating a free website or blog.

Gentle Exercise for Wellbeing View details

The course will teach you various ways of using resistance bands to music to be able to do seated exercise that will help you improve mobility, flexibility and make you feel better both physically and mentally. You will not only be taught seated exercise but various other ways of keeping yourself healthy and happy such as therapies like Reiki, Indian head massage, laughter yoga and meditation. We will be looking at all these therapies and the benefits of them.