Courses

Accepting change|

Change is a necessary and inevitable part of our daily lives.  How we view and respond to these changes has a direct link to our emotional resilience.  The way we...

Date & times

Thursday 10 June 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

An introduction to mindfulness|

Mindfulness is a skill which we can all learn. It involves an ability to become aware of what is happening in the present, moment by moment rather than being on...

Date & times

Thursday 15 April 2021 at 10am-12pm

Thursday 24 June 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Online only

An introduction to personality disorder|

This workshop is for people who are interested in learning about what personality disorder means and how it may affect them or somebody they care about. It will include:- An...

Date & times

Monday 12 July 2021 at 10am-12pm

Tuesday 12 October 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Online only

Wakefield Town Hall, Wood Street, Wakefield, WF1 2HQ

Arthritis and you|Coming Soon

This workshop aims to provide information and awareness of ways of living well with arthritis. In this session you will gain:- An understanding of what arthritis is in all its...

Assertiveness|

Assertiveness is a social skill which involves effective communication in a way that is open, honest and respectful. Assertiveness is not being arrogant, overconfident and is not a negative. This...

Date & times

Tuesday 14 September 2021 at 10am-11:30am

Venues

Online only

Beginners fondant crafting|

Have you ever thought about trying something a little different? Perhaps a craft that you get to eat afterwards?!? The why not join our self-taught fondant icing modeler and crafter...

Date & times

Tuesday 5 October 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Wakefield Baptist Church, Belle Isle Avenue, Wakefield, WF1 5JY

Body image|

How you feel about yourself should not be defined by the way that you look. Our bodies are amazing things, yet too often we find ourselves judging ourselves purely based...

Date & times

Tuesday 20 July 2021 at 10am-11:30am

Venues

Online only

Boosting self-confidence|

Join us in this workshop, hosted by our partners Live Well Wakefield, to look at how having low self-worth may make us feel, wats to help us change the way...

Date & times

Tuesday 21 September 2021 at 11am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only

Caring for carers|

As carers, we often forget to (or struggle to find time to) make time for ourselves and look after our own wellbeing. During this short workshop, we will look at...

Date & times

Wednesday 15 September 2021 at 4pm-5:30pm

Venues

Online only

Caring for me & you|

Carers Wakefield & District are proud to announce that they are now able to offer the ‘Caring For Me and You’ self-management course for carers and are delivering this through...

Date & times

Tuesday 7 September 2021 at 10:30am-1pm

Venues

Wakefield Town Hall, Wood Street, Wakefield, WF1 2HQ

Christmas floral art design – WORKBOOK AVAILABLE NOW|

Come along and have fun with flowers and floral art design, even if you’re a beginner! With our experienced and qualified florist, you can learn how to make a festive...

Coming soon…|

Check back here next term to see what accredited courses we have available.

Coping with life by using relaxation|

This workshop, facilitated by Live Well Wakefield, will help you to: Identify what relaxation is and the benefits Identify what we could do to relax Have a go at a...

Date & times

Monday 23 August 2021 at 11am-12:30pm

Tuesday 7 December 2021 at 2pm-3:30pm

Venues

Online only

Online only

Coping with pain|

This workshop, facilitated by Live Well Wakefield, will help you to: Meet and share with others who live with chronic pain Look at additional tools/techniques for managing persistent pain problems...

Date & times

Monday 5 July 2021 at 2pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

Couch to 5K|Coming Soon

Over the course of 8 weeks we  will take you from total running beginner through to completing a 5km Parkrun event. We will follow the NHS Couch to 5K scheme...

Dare to share (creative writing)|

Calling all creative writers… This group is to share your writing; be that short stories, prose, or poems to build confidence and gain valuable feedback from tutor and peers. You...

Date & times

Tuesday 22 June 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

Depression & grief|

The aim of this workshop is to explore what grief is and how to cope with it. We will look at being able to understand the difference between grief and...

Date & times

Thursday 29 July 2021 at 10am-11:30am

Venues

Online only

Dyslexia awareness|

This informal dyslexia awareness session, offered in partnership with Managing Dyslexia, aims to provide attendees with a better awareness of what dyslexia means, help them to recognise the signs and...

Date & times

Thursday 24 June 2021 at 10:30am-12:00pm

Venues

Online only

Exploring resilience|

Our ability to stay mentally well during those difficult times is what we call ‘resilience’.  Resilience however, is not simply a person’s ability to ‘bounce back’, it also includes our...

Date & times

Monday 14 June 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

Feeling positive, busting stress|

This workshop, facilitated by Live Well Wakefield, includes: Identifying how stress could affect you Raising awareness of things you can do to reduce your stress Learning a few stress busting...

Date & times

Monday 18 October 2021 at 11am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only

Fire safety in the home – practical training|Coming Soon

Have you ever wondered how you would actually use a fire extinguisher if you needed to? Perhaps you’re not certain how you might safely find your way out of your...

For those that give too much: Everyday stress|

Life can feel pretty relentless at times.  There are always things to do, responsibilities to oversee and people to please.  At times we can go to bed cross with ourselves...

Date & times

Wednesday 9 June 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Online only

Freedom From Fibromyalgia – LIMITED PLACES LEFT|

This introductory course will provide an overview of fibromyalgia, what it is and how it effects people in different ways. Throughout this course we will explore the different areas of...

Date & times

Monday 13 September 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

St. Giles’ Centre, St. Giles' Church, Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AT

Incredible Edible Gardening Club|

If you enjoy gardening, want to improve your physical and mental health, and would like to learn to grow your own food why not come along to our Edible Gardening...

Date & times

Tuesday 1 June 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

Knowing more about dementia|Coming Soon

This workshop, facilitated by local Dementia Friends Champions, will support people to understand the environmental challenges that can be experienced by someone living with dementia and how making simple changes...

Lifting your spirits; Enhancing inner strength & wellbeing|

The course, offered in conjunction with Spirit in Mind, aims to provide participants with the opportunity to explore, experience and develop 7 spiritual tools (meditation, visualisation, appreciation, listening, play, creativity,...

Date & times

Thursday 20 May 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Online only

Loneliness & isolation|

It is possible to feel lonely even when surrounded by people, but loneliness and isolation can also happen due to being separated from other people, routine and your environment. In...

Date & times

Thursday 22 July 2021 at 2:30pm-4pm

Venues

Online only

Managing panic|

Panic attacks can be an incredibly scary thing, however, with the right tools and knowledge about panic attacks, they can be managed much more easily and effectively. During this short...

Date & times

Thursday 29 July 2021 at 2:30pm-4pm

Venues

Online only

Pottery for beginners|Coming Soon

This short course will teach basic skills in working with clay, coiling skills and also simple decoration skills. Equipment will be provided, however students need to be aware they will...

Quiet the mind – The practice of meditation|Coming Soon

Are you always on the go; continually having somewhere to be and something to do? Do you struggle to switch off and give your brain a well deserved break? If...

Stroke Awareness|

Would you know what signs to look for if you thought someone may be having a stroke? Have you suffered a stroke yourself, or care for someone who has? Would...

Date & times

Tuesday 13 July 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

St. Giles’ Centre, St. Giles' Church, Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AT

The Recovery College Music Appreciation Society |

“Music has charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” Seventeenth century English dramatist William Congreve. Music Therapy is a tried and tested method...

Date & times

Thursday 24 June 2021 at 2pm-3pm (if we've got a great discussion happening though, we can finish a little later than 3pm)

Venues

Online only

Understanding and managing self-harm|Coming Soon

This two hour workshop, brought to you by our partner Battle Scars, aims to provide students with a better understanding of self-harm, as well as tools and ideas on how...

Understanding anxiety|Coming Soon

Do you want to gain an understanding of anxiety? Then this workshop may be for you. It will explore: The vicious cycle of anxiety How anxiety impacts on life How...

Understanding eating disorders|

During this two hour workshop, brought to you by our partner Battle Scars, students and tutors will have an open discussion around eating disorders, aiming to increase awareness of the...

Date & times

Tuesday 21 September 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

St. Giles’ Centre, St. Giles' Church, Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AT

Understanding post-traumatic stress reactions|

This workshop is for people who are experiencing post-traumatic stress reactions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the people who care for, or support, them. We will look at why...

Date & times

Tuesday 20 July 2021 at 11am-12pm

Venues

Online only

Wellbeing at work|

Worrying about you, friends, family, work and finances are some of the things that can really get us down and sometimes influences from our working environment can contribute to these...

Date & times

Thursday 16 September 2021 at 2:30pm-4pm

Venues

Online only