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Royal School of Needlework trained tutor, Elizabeth Tapper will be teaching Or Nué on Saturday 3rd December from 10:00am – 4:00pm at Yarlington House, near Wincanton.
Sue is a fully qualified Paediatric First Aid Instructor running small, informal and friendly group classes for parents, grandparents and carer. She covers CPR, choking, bumps, bleeds, breaks, seizures and meningitis awareness – babies are welcome too!
Events about work experience, apprenticeships and traineeships will be taking part across the country from the 14th – 18th March, and in Wincanton it’s no exception. On 14th March Yeovil College will be hosting a series of events across the town.
From Monday 14th March 2016 The Engine Room will be taking up residence in various locations including Wincanton Library and the Balsam Centre, with a programme of support, workshops, screenings and installations to help you get creative.
U3A stands for University of the Third Age; this is a self-help organisation for people no longer in full time employment providing educational, creative and leisure opportunities in a friendly environment. Your local U3A is known as the Camelot Group.
Wincanton Camera Club is returning to run a Digital Photography Course at The Balsam Centre, on Saturday 12th September. This was a very popular course so we’ve asked the Camera Club to come back and run another.
Local photographer Simon Lewis is starting a new venture to get more people involved in his passion for photography. Simon wants to teach his skills to anyone who wants to learn how to unlock the true potential of their camera.
Join us for a Spoon Carving Workshop held by Handmade in Blightly, including a Foraging Walk and lunch at Kimbers’ Farm Shop on 27th June. Learn cutting techniques and go for a foraging walk around the farm.
The Balsam Centre is running a Jewellery Workshop and an Ebay workshop as part of their new Skills Workshops, aimed at people who are not working or working 16 hours or less.
Local chef Geoff Redfearn is opening his new Cook School on 18th March. This offers the chance for Thai food lovers to learn how to cook some of the dishes they have been served at Redfearns in Wincanton.
Whether you’re looking to take up a new interest, learn new skills, have fun, secure a qualification, or stay fit and healthy, Somerset Skill & Learning, your local provider of education, training and learning, has something for you in 2015.
Somerset Skills & Learning was recently visited by OfSted, who acknowledged the benefits and value that participation in community education gave their learners.
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