Enrolling now for adult education

Residents across the East Riding are being invited to take up new interests and learn new skills.

Over 100 new courses ranging from Thai cookery to tai chi, cupcake decorating to criminal psychology are on offer at adult education centres across the county.

Enrolments are being taken now for the new courses, which start after Easter.

East Riding of Yorkshire Council’s Adult Education Service is offering the courses at its centres in Beverley, Cottingham, Bridlington, Goole, Hornsea, Pocklington and South Holderness.

Among the new courses on offer are Indian head massage, web design, creative music, jewellery crafts, candle-making, archaeology and a short course in Japanese.

Other popular courses include computers for beginners, pottery and ceramics, photoshop techniques to improve digital photographs, guitar playing, soft furnishing and creative writing.

There are also opportunities to learn some new languages, with courses including Italian for beginners, French improvers and holiday Spanish.

Details on all the courses are available on the council’s website, www.eastriding.gov.uk/findacourse. Places can also be booked on the website and there is a five per cent discount for booking online.

Enquiries and bookings can also be made by phone on the following numbers:- Beverley Adult Education Centre (01482) 869794; Bridlington (01262) 677500; Cottingham (01482) 842329; Goole (01482) 392844, Hornsea (01964) 533942, Pocklington and Market Weighton (01759) 302409; South Holderness (01482) 897534.