Evening and weekend courses in July

Posted on: 25 June 2019

We have a fantastic range of evening and weekend courses in arts and crafts, photography, and maths – 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

Aluminium jewellery workshop: try it out

Arts Centre, Bideford. Tuesday 9 July 6 -8pm

Learn how to colour aluminium using stamps and dyes to produce some unique patterned pieces of metal that you can then make a pair of earrings from. Find out more.

Preparation for maths GCSE

Arts Centre, Bideford. Tuesday 9 July 6:30 – 8:30pm

If you are thinking about doing a maths GCSE in September, this course is aimed at preparing you and helping you brush up on basic numeracy skills. Find out more.

Explore drawing workshop: try it out

Torrington Town Hall, Torrington. Thursday 11 July 6 – 8pm

This workshop will help you unlock the secrets of how to draw and will improve your drawing ability. Find out more.

Outdoor drawing and painting workshop: try it out

Arts Centre, Bideford. Thursday 11 July 6 – 8pm

If you are interested in drawing in an outdoor location and learnig some different techniques in sketching, then this course is for you! Find out more.

Digital photography: try it out

Arts Centre, Bideford. Thursday 11 July 6:30 – 8:30pm

Take part in guided outdoor photo shoots with tutor support and suggestion to improve your technique. Find out more.


Weekend courses

Sailboats and beach huts

Arts centre, Bideford. Saturday 6 July 10am – 12:30pm

Bring your children along and learn how to make decorative sailboats and beach huts using wood, paint and recycled fabric. Find out more.

Visible mending: how to upcycle your clothes

Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot. Saturday 13 July 10am – 3:30pm

Give your worn-out and damaged clothing a new life with this mending workshop, which suitable for all levels of skill.  Find out more.

Creative solutions to stress and anxiety relief workshop: try it

Lantern Centre, Ilfracombe.  Saturday 13 July 10am – 12noon

Experiment with colour and pattern to create therapeutic mandalas and stone paintings in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Find out more.

Garden ornaments using recycled items workshop ‘try it out’

Lantern Centre, Ilfracombe. Saturday 13 July 1 – 3pm

Learn how to use plastic bottles and found drift wood to make an interesting garden hanging or mobile. Suitable for complete beginners or those with some experience. Find out more.

Things that fly

Arts Centre, Bideford. Saturday 13 July 10am – 12:30pm

Bring your children along and have fun together learning how to sled kites. Find out more.

Willow workshop

Ashburton Arts Centre, Ashburton. Saturday 20 July 1:30 – 4pm

If you are new to weaving this is a great workshop to start with. Find out more.