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Woodcraft for Women

Keen to have a go at making items using hand and power tools but never had the chance to try? Our woodcraft course for women is designed to give you the chance to use our hand, power and machine tools to create your own projects. Suitable for beginners. Over 10…(more)

Tue, Jan 15, 2019 to Tue, Mar 26 2019
10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (3 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Foundations of Art

An interactive course where each week you will learn new techniques of painting and drawing and create a portfolio of work along your chosen themes. A hands-on learning experience encouraging personal growth and creative expression. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or for those looking to refresh their skills. (more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

A Stitch In Time

An in-depth embroidery course exploring a variety of technical stitches including cross stitch and long stitch tapestry methods. Each week you will create a small needlepoint piece and over the duration of the course, build a sampler. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or for those looking to refresh…(more)

Wed, Jan 16, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Learn To Sew

An introduction to machine and hand sewing, learn how to measure, cut patterns and make items of clothing and soft furnishings. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or for those looking to refresh their skills. Bring your own sewing machine, if you have one - let us know if…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Fabricated Creations 2

Come and create fun pieces of art with different fabrics and learn new sewing techniques. Over this 10 week course, you will have the opportunity to make a variety of fun creations with fabric, including: fabric bears patchwork felt brooches cushion covers embroidery This workshop is suitable for complete beginners…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Felting 2

Interested in having a go at felting? Come and make beautiful felted artwork for your home. Come and learn the skills and process of wet and needle felting on our four week course. You will have the opportunity to learn wet and needle felting processes. If you have pictures you…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Feb 07 2019
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Basic Photography

Do you want to take better photographs? Have you just bought a digital camera and are not sure how to use it? Join our basic photography course to develop your creative eye for taking beautiful images. You will learn the basic principles of digital photography such as composition, exposure and…(more)

Thu, Jan 17, 2019 to Thu, Feb 07 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Family History Online

A course that will introduce you to researching your family history online. We will use subscription and free online resources to look at Births, Marriages and Death records, military records, census information and the use of online groups and forums to gain information about your family. The use of subscription…(more)

Wed, Jan 30, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Learn to Patchwork

Do you fancy a go at being a sewing bee? Come and learn how to make a variety of patchwork designs. Patchworking can cover a variety of styles and can be used to make cushions, bags and small quilts. You will learn techniques, such as English paper piecing, to create…(more)

Thu, Feb 07, 2019 to Thu, Mar 28 2019
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

Home Comforts Sewing Course

Would you like to learn to make your home cozy with handcrafted furnishings? Learn new sewing methods week on week to create soft furnishings such as cushions, doorstops and decorative objects. This course is suitable for complete beginners or for those looking to refresh their skills. (more)

Wed, Feb 27, 2019 to Wed, Mar 27 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM (2 hours) at Groundwork
Provided by Groundwork Leeds

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Are you a mum? Would you like to improve your digital skills?

Techmums could be the course you are looking for. Our free 10 week courses will help you brush up your skills and knowledge of Social Media, Blogging, Web and App design and more....

You will need to be able to use a keyboard and mouse and be able to read English. We will even loan you an iPad for the duration of the course.

Contact us on 0113 3787003 or e-mail acls@leeds.gov.uk for more information and to book your place on our information session.


Jumpstart your future now

Prepare yourself for study on this flexible, part-time short course for adults only at the University of Leeds.


Starting in January, the Jumpstart course can help you prepare to apply for foundation level study in higher education


Contact Poppy Beacock (0113 343 6892/ p.beacock@leeds.ac.uk) or visit


Jumpstart

Skills Training Employment Pathways

Are you aged 25 or over, live in Leeds and have been out of work for more than 12 months? Then STEP is for you.

Access a range of support to help you which includes improving and updating your skills, access work placements and work trials to help you move back into work and debt advice and support.

Interested? Contact the STEP team now on 0113 3784576 or e-mail them at STEP@leeds.gov.uk

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