September evening and weekend courses

Posted on: 2 September 2019

We have lots of fantastic evening and weekend courses this month – 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

ITQ for jobseekers

The Arts Centre, Bideford. Tuesday 10 September, 6pm-8.30pm.

Gain a Level 1 or level 2 recognised qualification in ICT. Find out more. 

Aluminium jewellery: earrings & pendants

The Arts Centre, Bideford. Monday 16 September, 6.30pm-9pm.

Make unique jewellery which may include earrings & pendants. Find out more.

Introduction to drawing

The Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot. Monday 16 September, 6.30pm-9pm.

Use graphite pencils, charcoal and ink to learn about tone, texture and form in this introduction to drawing. Find out more.

Spanish: improvers

The Gate House, Totnes. Monday 16 September, 7pm-9pm.

Practise situations that you could encounter in Spanish speaking countries in this Spanish for improvers course. Find out more.

English and Maths matters

The Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot. Monday 16 September, 6.30pm-9pm.

If you are an adult with learning difficulties but want to be more independent by developing your English and Maths skills, this course will be for you. Find out more.

Italian: improvers

The Gate House, Totnes. Monday 16 September, 6.30pm-9pm.

Become more proficient with your Italian with this improvers course! Find out more. 

Stretch and soothe

The Kennaway Centre, Exmouth. Monday 16 September, 7pm-8.30pm.

Stretch to relieve stress, increase flexibility and improve your posture, whilst using a main component of stretching, breathing. Find out more.

Watercolour painting for beginners

The Arts Centre, Bideford. Tuesday 17 September, 6.30pm-9pm.

Learn different watercolour painting techniques including, washes and masks, mixing colour and colour theory! Find out more. 

Ceramics Beginners

Made Well, Hatherleigh. Tuesday 17 September, 6.30pm-8.30pm.

Learn slab building, coiling, casting and throwing techniques in this ceramics course aimed at beginners. Find out more.

Spanish: intermediate

South Brent Old School Centre, South Brent. Tuesday 17 September, 6.30pm-8.30pm.

Consolidate and develop your Spanish skills further in this Spanish course aimed at intermediates. Find out more.

Art for beginners

Lantern Centre, Ilfracombe. Tuesday 17 September, 6pm-8pm.

Develop your skills in drawing and painting whilst learning and understanding drawing techniques. Find out more.

Creative writing for your wellbeing

The Kennaway Centre, Exmouth. Tuesday 17 September, 6pm-8pm.

Improve your wellbeing by taking part in our creative writing for wellbeing course. Find out more.

Go get it! Reaching your goals

The Kennaway Centre, Exmouth. Tuesday 17 September, 7pm-9pm.

Build confidence and overcome barriers which are stopping you from reaching your goals. Find out more. 

Spanish Beginners

The Passmore Edwards Centre, Newton Abbot. Wednesday 18 September, 7pm-9pm.

Start to learn the Spanish vocabulary and some phrases in this Spanish for beginners course. Find out more. 

Pottery for all

The Alexander Centre, Tavistock. Wednesday 18 September, 6pm-8pm.

Explore a range of pottery techniques and use a potter’s wheel! Find out more. 


The Arts Centre, Bideford. Thursday 19 September, 6.30pm-9pm.

Make a decorative, such as a window or garden decoration, or functional, such as a bowl, object in clay. Find out more. 

Make a carnival costume

The Ockment Centre, Okehampton. Thursday 19 September, 7pm-9pm.

Make a carnival costume whilst learning some sewing skills! Find out more. 

Landscapes through your lens

The Arts Centre, Bideford. Thursday 19 September, 6.30pm-8.30pm.

Learn the skills of taking great landscapes photos. Find out more. 

Image editing

The Alexander Centre, Tavistock. Thursday 19 September,  6pm-8pm.

Learn how to correct errors in photos you have taken by editing the image. Find out more. 

Introducing printmaking, studio group.

The Kennaway Centre, Exmouth. Monday 23 September, 6pm-8.30pm.

Join a relaxed studio group to explore aspects of printmaking and bookbinding as a creative craft. Find out more. 

Pilates for beginners

The Kennaway Centre, Exmouth. Tuesday 24 September, 6.15pm- 7.45pm.

Learn about posture and alignment; combining breathing and exercises using Pilates. Find out more. 

Men’s group: building confidence and moving forward

The Kennaway Centre, Exmouth. Thursday 26 September, 7pm-9pm.

Be part of this all-male group to support the building of an individuals confidence, improve personal growth, awareness and achieve personal goals. Find out more.

Weekend course

Botanical wallpaper design

The Ockment Centre, Okehampton. Saturday 21 September, 10am-3.30pm.

Be inspired by the vibrant colours and textures of seasonal foliage and flowers to create your own beautiful and bespoke botanical wallpaper! Find out more.