Courses

Want to learn something new? Why not try one of our courses?

Drystone walling is just one of the skills you could learn © Arnhel de Serra NTPL

Drystone walling is just one of the skills you could learn

Come on a course

We run a number of informal courses for adults. You can learn anything from cooking to papermaking to gardening. To find out about courses in your area, contact your local learning team or visit the events directory to find workshops and courses happening near you.

There are a few places that run courses throughout the year on specialist topics:

Brancaster Millennium Activity Centre
Dial House, Brancaster Staithe, King's Lynn, Norfolk,Tel: 01485 210719

The Activity Centre, situated in a large area of coastal habitat, particularly noted for birdlife, offers residential and day courses for schools, adults and families.


Chedworth Roman Villa
Yanworth, nr Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Tel: 01242 890904

Chedworth Roman Villa Archaeology Training Excavations give people over the age of 18 the chance to learn genuine archaeological skills.


Quarry Bank Mill and Styal Estate
Styal, Wilmslow, Cheshire, Tel: 01625 445888

One of Britain's greatest industrial heritage sites, including complete working cotton mill, it also offers a range of adult study days.