April evening and weekend courses

Posted on: 31 March 2018

We have evening or weekend courses in arts and crafts, French and Spanish starting in April – perfect if you work 9 to 5 or have other commitments during the day. Check out what’s on when in the list below.

If you see something you’d like to do, but it’s not on in your area or the times or dates don’t suit you, find more courses using our online search or contact your local centre – if there’s enough interest in your area, they may be able to put on your course.

Evening courses

Dressmaking: Beginners

Arts Centre, Bideford. Mondays 16 April – 21 May 6 – 9pm

This course is suitable for those with little or no knowledge of dressmaking. You will be shown basic methods of dressmaking including use of the sewing machine and stitch types and sizes. Find out more.

French: Beginners 1

Arts Centre, Bideford. Mondays 16 April – 18 June 6:30 – 8:30pm

This is suitable for complete beginners and also for those with some very basic knowledge of French. You will learn and practise simple useful language, such as greetings, ordering food, shopping, directions, numbers, the alphabet, days of the week and dates. Find out more.

Printmaking workshop: Creative monotypes

The Mansion, Totnes. Wednesday 18 April 7 – 9pm

This relaxed workshop introduces you to core printmaking skills to create an endless variety of prints and create one-of-a-kind images. Suitable for all levels. Find out more.

Bookbinding for all

North Tawton Town Hall, North Tawton. Thursdays 19 April – 24 May 6:30 – 8:30pm

This is a relaxed group for those who wish to explore aspects of bookbinding as a creative craft. Find out more.

Pottery: Novice

The Mansion, Totnes. Mondays 23 April – 4 June 7 – 9pm

Come and learn different pottery techniques in a fun and friendly environment. Suitable for complete beginners. Find out more.

Spanish: Beginners plus

Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot. Wednesdays 25 April – 20 June 7 – 9pm

This course follows on from our Spanish Beginners course and is for anyone who wants to consolidate their knowledge of basic key phrases and vocabulary and improve their understanding. Find out more.

Weekend courses

Day of Applique

Arts Centre, Bideford. Saturday 21 April 10am – 3:30pm

This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with experience. Create unique fabric panels that can be used as wall hangings, cushion covers and home decorations. Find out more.

Watercolours: Spring flowers

Kennway Centre, Exmouth. Saturday 28 April 10am – 4pm

Come along and paint beautiful and delicate spring flowers using watercolour. Find out more.