Groundwork Learning Centre Important Information

 Enrolment Some courses need minimum numbers to run so please book on at least a week before your chosen course starts. After that time, please contact us to make sure there is space. Courses need to be paid for (course fees + materials) before your course takes place. There are three ways to enrol on […]

Craft Surgery

Wednesday 5th Dec 1pm – 5pm £5 (no concessions) Stuck on a craft project? Don’t know where to start?  Bring your project along to this crafty surgery for help and advice or be inspired with pointers on how to begin your project. Want to book on this course? Call us on 0113 238 0601, pop […]

Last Minute Christmas

Wednesday 12th Dec 1pm – 5pm Fee £25 (no concessions) As the festive season approaches, join us for a session of Christmas fun, handcrafting a range of traditional and modern decorations and ornaments for your tree, walls or table. Want to book on this course? Call us on 0113 238 0601, pop into our Morley […]

Christmas Crafting Extravaganza

Saturday 17th Nov 10am – 2pm or Saturday 24th Nov 10am – 2pm Fee £25 (no concessions) Wrap your gifts to perfection, make ornaments for your tree or table and make cards that brighten the season for your friends and family! This workshop will enable you to Christmas craft to your hearts content! Want to […]

Craft and Chat

Every Thursday from 8th Nov 6pm – 8pm £5 per session An informal drop-in session in a relaxed environment.Enjoy tea and biscuits with like minded craft fans and collaborate creatively to explore new skills.  Bring your own craft project and share your skills and learn from others. Drop in, just show up on the evening. […]

Halloween Extravaganza

Saturday 13th Oct 10am – 2pm Fee £25 (no concessions) Do you want to dress your home ghoulishly for Halloween? Do you have a fancy dress outfit that needs a bit of something extra to give people a fright? Come along to this workshop to concoct spooky delights and celebrate Halloween. Materials included Want to […]

Make Your Own Journal

Thursday 6th Dec 6pm – 8pm Fee £6/retired: £ 1.60/low income: fee exempt Using a variety of materials, create your own journal/art book.  We will begin by building your pages up from the inside and then decorating your cover – handcrafting a completely personalised book that can be used for anything you wish! Materials included […]

Christmas Cards

Wednesday 5th Dec 10am – 12pm for 2 weeks Fee £12/retired: £3.20/low income: fee exempt A short course designed to help you hand make last minute cards for Christmas. Create a personalised range of festive cards for family and friends – bring along your ideas of let us inspire you! Materials £5 This workshop is […]

Crafty Cards

Thursday 22nd Nov 11am – 1pm for 4 weeks Fee £24/retired: £6.40/low income: fee exempt Do you want to learn to make impressive cards for friends and family?

Foundations of Art

We take bookings until the second week! Wednesday 19th Sept  2pm – 4pm 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.


Saturday 20th Oct 10am – 4pm Fee £40 (no concessions) Do you fancy a go at being a sewing bee? Come and learn how to make a variety of patchwork designs.

Craft Yourself Silly

We take bookings until the second week! Thursday 20th Sept 2pm – 4pm for 10 weeks Fee £60/retired: £16/low income: fee exempt Expand your existing craft skills by experimenting with new mediums to create new projects.

Being Crafty

We take bookings until the second week! Thursday 20th Sept 6pm – 8pm for 6 weeks Fee £36/retired £9.60/low income: fee exempt Explore a variety of craft approaches in this creative workshop. Produce cards, make scrapbook pages, assemble 3D projects and compose mixed media items.

Making a Masterpiece

We take bookings until the second week! Wednesday 19th Sept 6pm – 8pm for 6 weeks or Thursday 8th Nov 6pm – 8pm for 6 weeks Fee £36/retired:£9.60/low income: fee exempt Would you like to learn painting techniques and create beautiful pictures? Come along to our brushstrokes class and develop your skills.


Thursday 18th Oct 11am – 1pm for 4 weeks Fee £24/retired:£6.40/low income:fee exempt Would you like to learn different printing techniques to create art work or unusual fabrics for your own projects?


Thursday 15th Nov 1pm – 4pm Fee £9/retired: £2.40/low income: fee exempt 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!

Scrapbook It

We take bookings until the second week! Thursday 20th Sept 11am – 1pm for 4 weeks Fee £36/retired:£9.60/low income: Fee exempt   Do you have treasured memories you’d like to preserve and present? Memories, family history, events, occasions and ideas? Come along and start developing your scrap book of memories.

Basic Photography

Saturday 13th Oct 10am – 4pm Fee £16.50/retired:£4.40/low income: fee exempt Do you want to take better photographs? Have you just bought a digital camera and not sure how to use it? Join our basic photography course to develop your creative eye for taking beautiful images.

Fabricated Creations

Wednesday 7th Nov 6pm – 8pm for 6 weeks Fee £36/retired:£9.60/low income: fee exempt Come and create fun pieces of art with different fabrics and learn new sewing techniques.

Felting for Beginners

Thursday 18th October 10am- 1pm Fee £9/retired:£2.40/low income: fee exempt Interested in having a go at felting? Come and make beautiful felted artwork for your home.

Woodwork for Women

Tuesday 18th Sept 10am – 12.30pm for 6 weeks Or Tuesday 6th Nov 10am – 12.30pm for 6 weeks Fee £45/retired: £12/low income:fee exempt Keen to have a go at making items using hand and power tools but never had the chance to try? Our woodwork course for women is designed to give you the chance to […]

Paper Piecing Patchwork

Wednesday 10th Oct 11am – 1pm for 7 weeks £70 (no concessions) Do you want to learn to start patchwork quilts? This course is suitable for beginners to have a go at sewing and understand the principles behind paper piecing to make quilts.