Featured Five: Courses not to miss this October

Posted on: 27 September 2019

Autumn is here,  so why don’t look at these October courses which are now available for enrolment? Make sure you don’t miss out on these hand picked courses across Devon, that we know you will like! These include two great wellbeing courses suited for beginners, a chance to learn a new language and a course to improve your computing skills!

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.


Relaxation for learning

The Ockment Centre, Okehampton. Tuesday 15 October, 10am – 12pm

On this course you will learn some east, highly effective relaxation techniques using a combination of your breath, senses, body and visualisation. Find out more. 

Spanish: beginners 1

The Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot.  Monday 28 October, 10am – 12pm

Have you always wanted to learn Spanish? Do you want to be able to communicate at a basic level when you visit a Spanish speaking country? Then this is the course for you. Find out more.

Mindfulness for beginners

The Kennaway Centre, Exmouth. Wednesday 30 October, 1pm – 3pm

This course is for anyone who like to learn more about mindfulness, the techniques learnt can be used to reduce everyday stress and improve relaxation. Find out more. 

Creative writing

The Gate House, Totnes. Thursday 31 October, 10am – 12.30pm

In this course you will explore planning devices and new ways into writing which will enable you to think about characters and plots in original and authentic ways. Find out more.

Computing for beginners

The Alexander Centre, Tavistock. Thursday 31 October, 3.30pm – 5.30pm

Master the first steps of computing and get comfortable with using a keyboard and mouse or a touchpad. Find out more.