New courses on offer include smartphone and tablet photography,
creative writing, Spanish for beginners, arts and crafts, cookery,
willow weaving, ballroom, Charleston and jazz dancing, guitar
lessons, plus much more.
Karen Clough, head of Leisure Learning at Northumberland College
"We are very excited to launch our brand-new Leisure Learning
courses across Northumberland.
The aim is to provide members of the community with classes that
are fun, practical, hands-on and creative.
These courses are designed just for fun without the pressures of
having to do a qualification and are ideal short courses for those
who can only spare a couple of hours per week."
Courses on offer run in a range of different venues across
Northumberland, including the Fourways Centre in Amble, Sour
Grapes, Treacle Wool Shop and Watson House in Morpeth, the Hearth
Arts Centre in Horsley and the college's Kirkley Hall, Ashington
and Berwick campuses.
Tony Glover, Trustee of the Hearth Arts Centre said: "As a busy
hub for arts and music, the Hearth strives to provide opportunities
and activities for the local community and those living further
"We were delighted to be approached by Northumberland College
with a view to becoming one of the outreach venues for their
Leisure Learning programme, and we are really looking forward to
hosting an exciting variety of classes in partnership with the
College. Initially we will be offering 'Tasters' before
Christmas in Spanish for Beginners plus Willow Weaving."
Courses are available to adults of all abilities this December,
with many more courses being added and launched in January for the
Those who wish to enrol can do so without leaving the house by
booking and paying online at www.northumberland.ac.uk.
For more information please visit www.northumberland.ac.uk or email firstname.lastname@example.org.