Leisure & hobby courses
Part-time classes for adults in wide variety of subjects.
Start something new in 2022
Life isn't all about work - it's time to invest in some "you" time!
We run a variety of part-time daytime and evening courses throughout the year. These courses are just for fun, they are a great way to learn new skills, develop existing talents and meet people with similar interests.
- Arts, design and crafts
- Beauty therapy
- Building and trades
- Creative writing
- Fashion, sewing and textiles
- Graphic design
- Music and singing
- Sign language
Click on the course location you are interested in below or browse our full course directory here.
Many of our leisure and hobby courses will be eligible for a 50% discount if you are in receipt of certain benefits. This will clearly be stated on the ‘Cost & Finance’ tab of the individual course listings. If no discount is available, this will be stated on the tab.
Please note: you must be aged 19+ to enrol on a leisure or hobby course.
"Fantastic course. Had a lot of fun learning all the different techniques. Highly recommended" - Pottery student
"Loved the course. A brilliant tutor and I hope to do another sewing course soon. Thanks for the fabulous experience" – Dressmaking student
"Most enjoyable and instructive course. It gave me an insight into genres of photography. Above all it was fun" – Photography student