Art from the Forest, 300 free Have A Go activities in Feel Good Festival plus more in Adult Learning Services News

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Fine Arts students display their work at special exhibition

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As Waltham Forest celebrates being the first London Borough of Culture we are holding an exhibition of work from students on our Fine Arts courses.

The exhibition will be at The Junction Centre, 2 to 9 Cathall Road. Leytonstone, E11 4LF on Wednesday 22 May from 7 until 9pm.

You can also get information about courses to help you develop your artistic talents and skills.

Admission is free so do come along and see art produced by local people.


Book your free tickets to let us know you're coming

Have a go: Feel Good

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Throughout June Waltham Forest will hold a series of sport, leisure, wellbeing, learning and culture events as part of its Feel Good Festival.

There’ll be 30 days of activities where you can come along and try something that interests you.

There are more than 300 Have A Go events including practical and academic taster sessions ranging from jewellery-making and gardening to English courses through to learning cricket or trying women’s BMXercise.

Read on to find out what’s going on this month and how you can connect, be active, take notice, learn or give – and help us to make Waltham Forest the Feel Good borough.

Find out more about what’s on offer

Free braids and fun paperweights at Family Fun Day

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Look out for our gazebo at the Cheney Row Park Family Fun Day on Saturday 18 May, 12 noon to 4.30pm.

Families can come along and use air drying clay to make some fun paperweights free of charge and we’ll also be doing free braids throughout the afternoon.

If you want to find out more about the Feel Good Festival or courses we run our staff will be able to answer your questions and there’ll be plenty of information to take away to read at your leisure.

Find out what’s happening at Cheney Row Park

Courses available for you to join now

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We run information, advice and assessment sessions throughout the year. During these sessions you will be able to talk to our experienced team of lecturers to help you make decisions about your learning.

Courses are available daytime and evening. All English and maths courses are FREE if you do not already have English or maths GCSE grade A*-C and have lived in the United Kingdom or the European Economic Area (EEA) continuously for three years.

Here are just a few examples of the courses we have available:

  • Arts and Crafts courses
  • Fashion
  • Business courses
  • Community, Family and Social Care
  • Computer and ICT
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • English Spoken as Other Language (ESOL)
  • Health and Fitness
  • Beauty Work related courses
  • Floristry
  • Gardening

Find out about courses you can join now

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