This October the Department of Business,Innovation and Skills (BIS)is working with a range of partners to support The Learning Revolution Festival:a month‐long festival to celebrate everything that’s great about learning for its own sake and to raise awareness of the benefits that informal learning brings for individuals,families, businesses and communities. Throughout October hundreds of events,including taster sessions,workshops, demonstrations, performances, competitions and classes, will take place across England ‐giving current learners the chance to celebrate what they enjoy and othersthe opportunity to try something completely new. Libraries,galleries,adult education providers,sports clubs,voluntary arts organisations,reading groups,University of the Third Age groups and many other organisations are getting involved byRead More →

Please note all our classes need to be prebooked this can be done at our website a Regency DressOctober Oct 3rd-4th 10.30am-4.30pm each dayLearn how to cut, sew and finish a regency style dress with costume maker Dawn WoodYou will learn how to adapt a pattern from extant clothing information, to fit you and learn historical stitch techniques to get the correct finish.You will then be given information on how to use this basic pattern to make a variety of regency style garments covering the period 1795-1815The class takes place over 2 days.£70 plus materials. Refreshments, but not lunch, includedPlaces are limited to 6Read More →