November evening and weekend courses

Posted on: 23 October 2017

We have evening or weekend courses in arts and crafts, guitar, photography and Spanish starting in November – 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

Wind down for Christmas

Alexander Centre, Tavistock, Wednesdays 1 November to 6 December 7-8.30pm

Learn what Mindfulness is and how to practise it in your daily life. Find out more.

Spanish for beginners part 2

Arts Centre, Bideford, Thursdays 2 to 23 November 6.30-8.30pm

Suitable for complete beginners and those who have done part one. Learn and practise simple Spanish. Find out more.

Digital photography – next steps

Arts Centre, Bideford, Thursdays 2 to 23 November 6.30-8.30pm

Improve your photography on guided photo shoots. Find out more.

Watercolour painting – the next step

Arts Centre, Bideford, Wednesdays 8 November to 6 December 7-9pm

Get creative on this course which is suitable for complete beginners or those with some experience. Find out more.

Pottery – beginners

Alexander Centre, Tavistock, Wednesdays 8 November to 6 December 6-8pm

Learn or improve your hand-building skills, decorating and glazing to make items you can take away and use. Find out more.

Printmaking and bookbinding

The Mansion, Totnes, Wednesdays 8 November to 6 December 7-9pm

Learn techniques like copic bookbinding, and linocut and drypoint printmaking, and create a book and several prints to take away. Find out more.

Play guitar

Alexander Centre, Tavistock, Tuesdays 14 November to 19 December 6.30-8pm

Learn to play guitar, or improve your existing skills. Find out more.

Weekend courses

Simple Sewing

Arts Centre, Bideford, Saturday 4 and 11 November 10am-1pm

Learn how to sew right from the basics. Find out more.

Life drawing

Kennaway Centre, Exmouth, Saturday 4 November 10am-3pm

Start off by drawing gestural marks in response to poses, then move on to learning about line, tone, form, space and proportion. Find out more.

Christmas workshops in North Devon

Craft a Christmas wreath with textiles, Ilfracombe, 18 November 10am-1pm

Natural willow Christmas wreath making, Bideford, 25 November 10am-1pm

Material magic: make a Christmas stocking, Bideford, 25 November 10am-12noon