Summer craft matters

Arts Centre, Bideford

Who is this course for?

If you are an adult with learning difficulties and disabilities or you are being supported on a day-to-day basis but hope to be more independent in your daily life, then this course is for you. 

The days are getting longer, and everything is coming into bloom. Do you want to brighten up the coming weeks and look forward towards the Summer? This 5 week course will provide you with the opportunity to explore nature in a crafty way. You don’t need any experience, just an imagination.

Course content

During the 5 week course, you will be making a variety of craft items, from bird feeders and nature plaques from clay, to decorated flowerpots. Each week will be a different craft activity, based around nature and the outdoors

Support and feedback

Your tutor will support you throughout the course through face to face guidance, demonstrations and suggestions on how to progress. You will work with your tutor on your personal goals within the structure of the course. 

Additional costs and requirements

There are no additional costs and all materials and resources will be provided.

It is advisable that you bring along an apron or shirt to protect clothes.

This courses is offered as classroom based learning at Bideford Arts Centre.

Please note if regional lockdown is activated this course will be offered as on-line learning via Zoom.

The time and day will remain the same, along with your tutor.

To be able to take part in online learning you will be sent a zoom invitation with your access code, you will require a PC with camera and microphone.

***Refunds for paid courses will be refunded pro rata as outlined in our fees policy if you are unable to continue your sessions.

About the tutor

Your tutor will be Colette Olah. Colette started working as a tutor for Learn Devon in September 2018 and delivers a variety of art and craft, employability and computer skills courses. She is a qualified art and design teacher who has worked in both mainstream and special education. Colette has also delivered Independent Life Skills to adults with learning disabilities and taught basic cooking, art and drawing skills in adult education classes in Worcestershire. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the many beautiful beaches in North Devon and also searching for bargains at flea markets and car boot sales. Colette enjoys teaching at Learn Devon because she is keen to help her learners progress and achieve their goals. She believes that lifelong learning and gaining new skills can create a sense of wellbeing and improved self-esteem and aims to create a relaxed and enjoyable environment for all participants.

Start date23 April 2021
End date21 May 2021
Start time11:00
End time13:00
Concessions not available