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

Wednesday 13 October 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

Tuesday 12 October 2021 at 10am-12pm

Monday 6 December 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

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

Online only

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...

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 30 November 2021 at 10am-11:30am

Venues

Online only

Boogie bounce (join for as long as you like over a year period)|

Do you want to try a new, fun and different type of activity to help with your fitness? Boogie Bounce uses High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T) techniques to maximise the...

Date & times

Wednesday 3 November 2021 at 10.00am-11.00am

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

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 2 November 2021 at 1pm-3pm

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 25 November 2021 at 10:30am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only

Enhancing self-care & wellbeing|

Self-care is important to maintain a healthy relationship with yourself so that you can transmit the good feelings to others. Feelings of wellbeing are fundamental to the overall health of an individual, enabling them to successfully overcome...

Date & times

Thursday 2 December 2021 at 2pm-4pm

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...

Grow Wakefield Edible Gardening Clubs|

If you enjoy gardening, want to learn to grow your own food and would like to meet other who share the same interests then Grow Wakefield’s Edible Gardening clubs may...

Grow Wakefield Fieldhead 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...

Journaling for wellbeing|

Journaling has been proven to have a positive effect on mental health. This course will provide an opportunity for you to learn how to start journaling as a means to...

Date & times

Thursday 14 October 2021 at 1:30pm-3:30pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, 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...

Learning more about IBS|

Sometimes just listening and learning helps when you have a diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). This non-medical course is facilitated by 2 people with over 40 years lived experience...

Date & times

Monday 15 November 2021 at 12.30pm-3.00pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

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 14 October 2021 at 2pm-4pm

Venues

Online only

Managing anxiety & worry|

Struggling to tolerate the current uncertainty is a common symptom of anxiety and we can find ourselves consumed with worry and feeling unable to cope. This workshop, delivered in partnership...

Date & times

Thursday 4 November 2021 at 2pm-3:30pm

Venues

Online only

Menopause & me|

When menopause starts, it can be an uncomfortable, anxious and stressful time for women, impacting all areas of life. This 90 minute workshop, hosted in partnership with Turning Point Talking...

Date & times

Friday 3 September 2021 at 10am-11:30am

Tuesday 9 November 2021 at 10am-11:30am

Venues

Online only

On yer bike! (join for as long as you like over a year period)|

Have you got an exercise bike sat at home collecting dust? Then give it a clean and get on board with our spinning class! (We can now provide an exercise...

Date & times

Tuesday 19 October 2021 at 6.30pm-7.30pm

Venues

Online only

Overcoming anxiety|

Do you want to gain an understanding of anxiety? Then this workshop, delivered in partnership with Spirit in Mind by Pastoral and Spiritual Care’s Nirmala, may be for you. It...

Date & times

Thursday 7 October 2021 at 2pm-4pm

Thursday 18 November 2021 at 2pm-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...

Recognising burnout|

Join us in this workshop to discover what the term ‘burnout’ means.  You will explore different factors relating to burnout and the signs and symptoms that are commonly associated with...

Date & times

Monday 29 November 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only

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

Friday 15 October 2021 at 2.00pm-4.00pm

Venues

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

The Horizon Plan – For parents of young people who self-harm|

Delivered by The Youth Mental Health Foundation (a non-profit CIC registered in England), The Horizon Plan is an online course that focuses on guiding the parents of young people who...

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

Venues

Online only

THRIVE|

Live the life you want to live.  Join these female-led, supportive and empowering wellness sessions for women, in which meaningful wellbeing activities for self development and healing can be learned,...

Date & times

Friday 15 October 2021 at 10:30am-12:30pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

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 hearing voices|Coming Soon

This introductory workshop could be for you if you are interested in developing an awareness of what the experience of hearing voices may mean to you or someone you care...

Date & times

Thursday 11 November 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Fieldhead Campus, Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

Winter wellness|

There is something about the winter months that can leave people feeling blue and sometimes you feel you cannot explain this. This workshop, run in partnership with Turning Point Talking...

Date & times

Tuesday 7 December 2021 at 10am-11:30am

Venues

Online only