Half Term

Groundwork Learning Centre is closed over half term (18th-22nd February 2019).  We will reopen on Monday 25th February 2019. Any courses enquiries will be answered on our return on the 25th February 2019. Thank you.

Learn to Patchwork

Thursday 7th February 11am-1pm for 7 weeks Fee £42/retired:£11.20/Low Income: Fee Exempt £10 Materials Come along and join the sewing revolution with like minded people…

10 New Year’s Resolutions You’ll Want To Keep

As New Year comes and goes, how many times have we let our resolutions slip by? Groundwork Learning Centre would like to offer you the chance to set New Year’s resolutions you can stick to! Spend more time with your family – Our Family History Online course will help you find relatives you didn’t even know […]

Painting and Chat

Every Wednesday 6-8 from 16th January 2019 for 10 weeks £6 per session (no concessions) Come along to chat, paint, drink tea and be creative! Bring your own materials or use the ones here This session is suitable for complete beginners or for those wanting to improve their skills. No need to book For more information, […]

Functional Skills English and Maths

Tuesdays and Wednesdays Free Our English and maths courses will help you get a qualification in maths or English to improve your chances of employment or to get that dream job. Click here to find out more…

Spring Crafting Extravaganza

Saturday 23rd March 2019 10am – 2pm Fee £25 (no concessions) A spring-themed course to celebrate the arrival of the new season.  What better way to welcome blossoming flowers and green leaves on the trees than by making paper and fabric items to brighten your home or share as gifts. You will have the opportunity to try […]

3D Card Making

Wednesday 27th February 2019 6pm – 8pm for 5 weeks £30 + £10 materials (no concessions) Make cards that add another dimension to your creative skills

Home Comforts

Wednesday 27th February 2019 2-4pm for 5 weeks Full Fee: £30/retired:£8/low income: fee exempt Materials £10 Would you like to learn to make your home cozy with handcrafted furnishings?  Learn new sewing methods week on week to create soft furnishings such as cushions, doorstops  and decorative objects. This course is suitable for complete beginners or for those […]


Thursday 28th February 2019 6pm- 8pm for 4 weeks Fee £30 + £5 materials  (no concessions) Interested in having a go at felting? Come and make beautiful felted artwork for your home.


Thursday 7th March 2019 2pm- 4pm for 4 weeks Fee: £30 + £5 materials (no concessions) Do you want to create beautiful paper art? Take a piece of paper and a super sharp scalpel and try your hand at paper cutting!

Fabricated Creations

This course is full, it will run again in the Summer Term Come and create fun pieces of art with different fabrics and learn new sewing techniques.

Woodcraft for Women

This course is full, it will run again in the Summer Term Keen to have a go at making items using hand and power tools but never had the chance to try? Our woodcraft course for women is designed to give you the chance to use our hand, power and machine tools to create your own projects. Suitable […]

Start Your Own Business

Thursday 7th February 2019 10am – 12.30pm for 4 weeks New start date! Fee £30/retired: £8/low income: fee exempt Do you have a business idea but don’t know how to get it started? Come along and get advice about how to get your idea off the ground.

Foundations of Art

Wednesday 16th January 2019  11am – 1pm for 10 weeks Fee £60/retired:£16/low income: fee exempt An interactive course where each week you will learn new techniques of painting and drawing and create a portfolio of work along your chosen themes.