Courses for pleasure in the Bolton area

Courses for 2021/22

Enrolment for 2021/2022 is now open.

We are only taking enrolments for term 1 at present; later terms will be bookable in the near future should circumstances permit.

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A popular History of England. The Normans (B84)

This course will look at the development of England under the influence of Norman rule. How the Normans changed society and the way their influence is still much in evidence today.

Category: History
Tutor: Peter Watson
Centre: The Triangle Centre
Day: Tuesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
05 Oct 2021 - 14 Dec 2021
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Acrylic Painting Advanced (A52)

This course is for those who have used Acrylic paint before. We will look at developing paintings around a topic with an ongoing project and showcasing your work in a small exhibition. Guidance will be given around gathering information and … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: Amanda Ryan
Centre: The Triangle Annexe (annexe hall downstairs)
Day: Monday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
04 Oct 2021 - 13 Dec 2021
10 weeks
14:30 - 16:30 £90.00 Unavailable
10 Jan 2022 - 21 Mar 2022
10 weeks
14:30 - 16:30 £90.00 Unavailable
28 Mar 2022 - 09 May 2022
5 weeks
14:30 - 16:30 £45.00 Unavailable

Acrylic Painting Basic (A51)

For people who want to start at the very beginning. We start with looking at the basic equipment and how it is used. We will then go onto painting landscapes, still life and botanical themes using a step-by-step approach. We … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: Amanda Ryan
Centre: The Triangle Annexe (annexe hall downstairs)
Day: Monday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
04 Oct 2021 - 13 Dec 2021
10 weeks
12:00 - 14:00 £90.00 Unavailable
10 Jan 2022 - 21 Mar 2022
10 weeks
12:00 - 14:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Creative Stitch (D83)

A creative stitch course which is suited to both beginners and the more experienced. There is the opportunity to learn embroidery, fabric painting and beading techniques to create an individual piece of work based on a set theme. The atmosphere … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: Ruth Leigh
Centre: The Triangle Annexe (annexe hall downstairs)
Day: Thursday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
07 Oct 2021 - 16 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
13 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Creative Writing (D70)

An opportunity to develop your creative writing skills in a friendly and supportive environment. The course covers how to start writing, finding inspiration, finding expression in poetry or prose, creating characters and techniques of writing. There are a wide range … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: ANTHONY EDGE
Centre: Horwich Community Centre
Day: Thursday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
07 Oct 2021 - 16 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
13 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Drawing Advanced (A50)

This course is for those who already have experience drawing in different media. For example, pencil, charcoal, ink, wash etc. Advanced drawing techniques will be introduced to help shape your own identity on what you produce. You will follow projects … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: Amanda Ryan
Centre: The Triangle Annexe (annexe hall downstairs)
Day: Monday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
04 Oct 2021 - 13 Dec 2021
10 weeks
09:30 - 11:30 £90.00 Unavailable
10 Jan 2022 - 21 Mar 2022
10 weeks
09:30 - 11:30 £90.00 Unavailable
28 Mar 2022 - 09 May 2022
5 weeks
09:30 - 11:30 £45.00 Unavailable

Drawing Basic (D77)

Please note this course is a continuation of the Drawing Basic from Term 1. The course looks at the types of pencils and papers we can use and why. We will explore a range of drawing techniques using pencil and … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: Amanda Ryan
Centre: The Triangle Annexe (annexe hall downstairs)
Day: Friday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
08 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
14 Jan 2022 - 25 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Family History Advanced (D89)

This course helps advanced family historians analyse complex and obscure historical sources of information.

Category: History
Tutor: Rita Greenwood
Centre: Friends Meeting House
Day: Thursday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
07 Oct 2021 - 16 Dec 2021
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
13 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Flower Arranging class (B81)

For beginners and those with flower arranging experience. This course covers a variety of traditional, modern, contemporary and seasonal designs. A practical course with short talks on Flower Arranging and a demonstration each week. Friendly atmosphere and supportive. Students find … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: Joan Johnson
Centre: The Triangle Annexe (annexe hall downstairs)
Day: Tuesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
05 Oct 2021 - 14 Dec 2021
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
11 Jan 2022 - 22 Mar 2022
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
29 Mar 2022 - 10 May 2022
5 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £45.00 Unavailable

French Advanced (D63)

This course is taught mostly in French with support in English. It is suitable for those who have who have a good grasp of French. It aims to develop fluency and confidence in speaking French. A wide range of topics … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Sandra Kolot
Centre: The Triangle Centre (meeting room downstairs)
Day: Thursday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
07 Oct 2021 - 16 Dec 2021
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
13 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
31 Mar 2022 - 12 May 2022
5 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £45.00 Unavailable

French Advanced (D62)

This course is taught mostly in French with support in English. It is suitable for those who have who have a good grasp of French. It aims to develop fluency and confidence in speaking French. A wide range of topics … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Sandra Kolot
Centre: The Triangle Centre (meeting room downstairs)
Day: Thursday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
07 Oct 2021 - 16 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
13 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
31 Mar 2022 - 12 May 2022
5 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £45.00 Unavailable

French Basic (B83)

This course covers basic aspects of the French language and culture covering food and drink, shopping, travel and other essential topics. Classes are lively and fun with a focus on reading, speaking, listening and activities within the group. PLEASE NOTE: … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Carol Wilson
Centre: Horwich Community Centre
Day: Tuesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
05 Oct 2021 - 14 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
11 Jan 2022 - 22 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable

French Intermediate (D61)

This is a combination of the previous level 2 and level 3 courses. It is suitable for those who have grasped the basics of French and want to develop their understanding of the language, improve the fluency of their conversation … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Sheila Nelson
Centre: The Triangle Centre (upstairs room, no lift)
Day: Thursday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
07 Oct 2021 - 16 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
13 Jan 2022 - 24 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
31 Mar 2022 - 12 May 2022
5 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £45.00 Unavailable

German Advanced (A60)

This course is mainly taught in German and will help you develop confidence and fluency in using the language. It will include conversation in small groups. Looking at texts mainly from a newspaper or magazine article (reading out loud and … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Irene
Centre: The Triangle Centre
Day: Monday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
04 Oct 2021 - 13 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:30 - 12:30 £90.00 Unavailable
10 Jan 2022 - 21 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:30 - 12:30 £90.00 Unavailable
28 Mar 2022 - 09 May 2022
5 weeks
10:30 - 12:30 £45.00 Unavailable

German Intermediate (A53)

This course is suitable for those who have studied German for two or more years or have a grasp of basic German. It will include translation, conversation, role –play, quizzes and grammar. The tutor is a first language German speaker … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Irene Roberts
Centre: The Triangle Centre (upstairs room, no lift)
Day: Wednesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
06 Oct 2021 - 15 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:30 - 12:30 £90.00 Unavailable
12 Jan 2022 - 23 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:30 - 12:30 £90.00 Unavailable
30 Mar 2022 - 11 May 2022
5 weeks
10:30 - 12:30 £45.00 Unavailable

Italian Advanced (D74)

This course is taught mostly in Italian with support in English. It is suitable for those who have who have a good grasp of Italian. It aims to develop fluency and confidence in speaking Italian. A wide range of topics … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: SARA ROMAN
Centre: The Triangle Centre (meeting room downstairs)
Day: Friday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
08 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021
10 weeks
09:30 - 11:30 £90.00 Unavailable
14 Jan 2022 - 25 Mar 2022
10 weeks
09:30 - 11:30 £90.00 Unavailable

Italian Advanced (A56)

This course is taught mostly in Italian with support in English. It is suitable for those who have who have a good grasp of Italian. It aims to develop fluency and confidence in speaking Italian. A wide range of topics … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: SARA ROMAN
Centre: The Triangle Centre (upstairs room, no lift)
Day: Monday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
04 Oct 2021 - 13 Dec 2021
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
10 Jan 2022 - 21 Mar 2022
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Italian Basic (A55)

The course is a combination of the previous beginners and stage 1 levels. It is taught by a native Italian speaker. You will learn the essential vocabulary and phrases to help you understand and speak Italian with some confidence. It … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: SARA ROMAN
Centre: The Triangle Centre (upstairs room, no lift)
Day: Monday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
04 Oct 2021 - 13 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
10 Jan 2022 - 21 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Italian Intermediate (D80)

This is a combination of the previous level 2 and level 3 courses. It is suitable for those who have grasped the basics of Italian and want to develop their understanding of the language. It will help you develop your … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: SARA ROMAN
Centre: The Triangle Centre (meeting room downstairs)
Day: Friday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
08 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021
10 weeks
11:45 - 13:45 £90.00 Unavailable
14 Jan 2022 - 25 Mar 2022
10 weeks
11:45 - 13:45 £90.00 Unavailable

Italian Intermediate (D76)

This is a combination of the previous level 2 and level 3 courses. It is suitable for those who have grasped the basics of Italian and want to develop their understanding of the language. It will help you develop your … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: SARA ROMAN
Centre: The Triangle Centre (meeting room downstairs)
Day: Friday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
08 Oct 2021 - 17 Dec 2021
10 weeks
14:15 - 16:15 £90.00 Unavailable
14 Jan 2022 - 25 Mar 2022
10 weeks
14:15 - 16:15 £90.00 Unavailable

Spanish Advanced (C35)

This course is taught mostly in Spanish with support in English. It is suitable for those who have who have a good grasp of Spanish. The tutor is a native Spanish speaker. It aims to develop fluency and confidence in … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Margarita Concannon
Centre: The Triangle Centre (meeting room downstairs)
Day: Wednesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
06 Oct 2021 - 15 Dec 2021
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
12 Jan 2022 - 23 Mar 2022
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
30 Mar 2022 - 11 May 2022
5 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £45.00 Unavailable

Spanish Basic (A66)

The course is a combination of the previous beginners and stage 1 levels. You will learn the essential vocabulary and phrases to help you get by in Spanish in a range of situations. It will also provide a foundation to … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Elspeth Wardrop
Centre: Horwich Community Centre
Day: Monday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
04 Oct 2021 - 13 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
10 Jan 2022 - 21 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Spanish Intermediate (C34)

This is a combination of the previous level 2 and level 3 courses. It is suitable for those who have grasped the basics of Spanish and want to develop their understanding of the language, improve the fluency of their conversation … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Margarita Concannon
Centre: The Triangle Centre (meeting room downstairs)
Day: Wednesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
06 Oct 2021 - 15 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
12 Jan 2022 - 23 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
30 Mar 2022 - 11 May 2022
5 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £45.00 Unavailable

Spanish Intermediate (C67)

This is a combination of the previous level 2 and level 3 courses. It is suitable for those who have grasped the basics of Spanish and want to develop their understanding of the language, improve the fluency of their conversation … Read more >

Category: Languages
Tutor: Elspeth Wardrop
Centre: Horwich Community Centre
Day: Monday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
04 Oct 2021 - 13 Dec 2021
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
10 Jan 2022 - 21 Mar 2022
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Watercolour Painting Advanced (C63)

Suitable for experienced watercolour painters. We aim to extend your creativity, imagination and develop your personal style. The tutor will demonstrate a variety of advanced techniques, the use of new media and new products on the market. We then move … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: Jean Preston
Centre: The Triangle Annexe (annexe hall downstairs)
Day: Wednesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
06 Oct 2021 - 15 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
12 Jan 2022 - 23 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable

Watercolour Painting Basic (C64)

This course is suitable for complete beginners and those who have had a little experience of watercolour painting. We will practice applying and controlling paint, using the brush in different ways, pen and watercolour wash, colour mixing and putting things … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: Jean Preston
Centre: The Triangle Annexe (annexe hall downstairs)
Day: Wednesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
06 Oct 2021 - 15 Dec 2021
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
12 Jan 2022 - 23 Mar 2022
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable
30 Mar 2022 - 11 May 2022
5 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £45.00 Unavailable

Watercolour Painting Intermediate (B57)

For water colourists who have completed a beginners course or already have some experience of watercolour painting. We cover different subjects and techniques to improve your skills. We will experiment with using a mixture of medias that complement watercolour painting: … Read more >

Category: Creative Arts & Crafts
Tutor: Jean Preston
Centre: The Triangle Annexe (annexe hall downstairs)
Day: Tuesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
05 Oct 2021 - 14 Dec 2021
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
11 Jan 2022 - 22 Mar 2022
10 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £90.00 Unavailable
29 Mar 2022 - 10 May 2022
5 weeks
10:00 - 12:00 £45.00 Unavailable

Worktown’s People The Mass Observation Study of Bolton,1937-1940. What was it all about? (F82)

The Mass Observation Study of Bolton between 1937-1940 was unique at the time but has had profound implications both nationally and internationally. What was it all about? The course includes a detailed investigation of the Bolton at the time, the … Read more >

Category: History
Tutor: David Burnham
Centre: The Triangle Centre
Day: Tuesday
Date Time Price Spaces Left
11 Jan 2022 - 22 Mar 2022
10 weeks
13:00 - 15:00 £90.00 Unavailable

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