Leisure, Lifestyle and Craft Courses


Now booking for 2020-21! Wide range of Leisure, Lifestyle and Craft adult education courses where you can learn a new skill or hobby to keep your brain active or explore and develop your creativity. All courses will be delivered according to latest Government guidelines on social distancing. These may mean that some courses could include online elements.

Search and book from the Find A Course section. Discounts available over over-65s (more details on the fee remissions page).

Get Creative: Arts, Crafts and Digital Photography 

  • Balloon Art Workshop
  • Digital Photography: On Location
  • Digital Photography: Beginners/Improvers
  • Digital Photography: Intermediate/Advanced
  • SMART Phone Photography
  • Pick up a Pencil- Art class
  • Painting with Acrylics
  • Furniture Upcycling
  • Wonderful Watercolours
  • Illustration for Children's Books

Dancing fun for adults 

  • Ballroom Dancing for Beginners
  • Ballroom Dancing: Intermediate
  • Jive Masterclass
  • Latin American Dancing for beginners
  • Latin American Dancing: Intermediate

British Sign Language 

  • Introduction to British Sign Language
  • British Sign Language: Intermediate

Healthy Lifestyle 

  • Emergency 1st Aid
  • Parents Essentials: 1st Aid
  • Quick Vegan Meals for Busy Families
  • Seated Yoga
  • Yoga: Beginners/Improvers

Creative writing, Poetry and Literary Landscapes 

  • Creative Writing
  • Thurrocks Literary Landscapes
  • Discover Poetry
  • Shakespeare- An introduction to his work

Drama, Music Production, Signing and Stand- up Comedy 

  • Stand-Up Comedy Workshop
  • The Actors Art
  • The Art of Storytelling
  • The Joy of Singing
  • The Play: Top to Tail
  • Music Production

Sewing and Fashion Dressmaking courses 

  • Sew a Top for Christmas
  • Sew a Top for Summer
  • Sewing Machine: Introduction
  • Sewing: Basic Skills
  • Sewing: Fashion Dressmaking

Modern foreign languages: Beginners to Advanced 

  • French: Beginners
  • French: Intermediate
  • Spanish: Beginners
  • Spanish: Intermediate
  • Spanish: Conversational

If the course your are interested in has already started, click through the 'Enrol' button on Find A Course to register your interest on a waiting list or call the Learner Services Team on 01375 372476 as more courses may be added, on demand.

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