Courses

Advanced creative writing|

Have you attended our basic “Creative Writing” course? Perhaps you’re already a creative writer and want to perfect those skills a bit more? Our 6 week advanced creative writing course,...

Date & times

Monday 12 April 2021 at 1:30pm-3:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

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, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

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

Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

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...

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...

Coercive control; a brief overview|

This workshop will provide participants with a good understanding of what coercive control is and the different tactics of abuse which may be experienced. It will describe some of the...

Date & times

Monday 12 April 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Coming soon…|

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

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...

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-12:30pm

Venues

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

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 6 May 2021 at 2pm-4pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

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...

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

Tuesday 11 May 2021 at 11am-1:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

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, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Money talks|

Does the big shop always leave you a bit short at the end of the month? Do you need to buy the kids new uniform and can’t quite figure out...

Date & times

Monday 19 April 2021 at 11am-1pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

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 11 March 2021 at 2pm-4pm

Thursday 22 April 2021 at 2pm-4pm

More dates available

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Pottery for beginners – COMING 2021|

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

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Understanding and managing depression|Coming Soon

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

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 hearing voices|

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 1 April 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Understanding post-traumatic stress reactions|Coming Soon

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...