Face to Face Recovery College Courses (18+)

Adapt and recover from adversity (19+)|

This workshop delivered by Red Cross, will explore tools and strategies to build resilience. You will learn to help yourself and others adapt and recover from challenges by identifying practical...

Date & times

Monday 13 May 2024 at 10:30am-12pm

Venues

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

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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 8 July 2024 at 10am-12:30pm

Venues

Pontefract Library, Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF8 1BD

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An introduction to rap|

Rap is a musical form of vocal delivery that incorporates rhyme, rhythmic speech and street vernacular. Join us to discover the components of rap and learn how to compose and...

Date & times

Thursday 4 July 2024 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

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Boogie Bounce|

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

Friday 23 February 2024 at 10am-11am

Friday 8 November 2024 at 10am - 11am

Venues

Vibe Fitness, 26 Wakefield Road, Normanton, WF6 2BT

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Bookbinding|

If you want to find out more about journaling and how it might be a beneficial tool for your wellbeing, whilst using your creative skills to learn how to sew...

Date & times

Wednesday 5 June 2024 at 10.30-12pm

Venues

West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield, WF1 1JG

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Couch to 5K|

Over the course of 9 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...

Date & times

Wednesday 22 May 2024 at 1pm-2pm

Venues

Thornes Park Stadium, Horbury Road, Wakefield, WF2 8TY

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Creative Crafting|

This 6 week course is a beginners crafting group aimed to get you started using items found around your own home. Crafting can relieve stress and tension in our everyday...

Date & times

Tuesday 6 February 2024 at 9.45am-11.30am

Tuesday 4 June 2024 at 9.45am-11.30am

Venues

Baghill House, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Walkergate, Pontefract, WF8 1QW

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

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Creative fitness – trying something new for a better physical & mental wellbeing|

Have you always hated the gym? Perhaps you’ve never found a kind of exercise or activity to keep you fit and healthy that you’ve actually enjoyed? Maybe you, like many...

Date & times

Wednesday 24 January 2024 at 11am-12pm

Wednesday 15 May 2024 at 11am-12pm

More dates available

Venues

Vibe Fitness, 26 Wakefield Road, Normanton, WF6 2BT

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Everyday First Aid (19+)|

This workshop is delivered by Red Cross and aims to build your confidence and willingness to help someone in an emergency by learning essential first aid skills, whilst using everyday...

Date & times

Monday 10 June 2024 at 10am-11.30am

Venues

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

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Fire safety in the home – practical training|

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...

Date & times

Tuesday 14 May 2024 at 10am-12pm

Venues

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

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Freedom from fibromyalgia|

Freedom From Fibromyalgia This introductory course, run in conjunction with Be True To You Recovery CIC, Keilly will provide an overview of fibromyalgia, what it is and how it effects...

Date & times

Monday 15 April 2024 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Pontefract Library, Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF8 1BD

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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...

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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...

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Improving your mindset|

Join in us in this 2-hour workshop to establish how to improve your moments by making a positive contribution to your mindset.  You will learn to recognize how you feel...

Date & times

Wednesday 24 April 2024 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

View course Improving your mindset
Improving your sleep|

This introductory workshop could be for you if you are interested in understanding ways of improving your sleep. During the workshop we will be talking about: Stages of sleep How...

Date & times

Wednesday 22 May 2024 at 1-3pm

Venues

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

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Introduction to Woodland Skills|

Do you want to learn some practical skills in a woodland setting? This course running with our partners at Athelas CIC provides the opportunity to learn with instruction and supervision...

Date & times

Thursday 6 June 2024 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Bulcliff Woods, Bulcliff Woods, off Denby Dale Rd/A636, Wakefield

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Learning more about the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum|

Looking back at the records of the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum, we will take inspiration from 19th century patients’ journeys from admission though to discharge to create art in...

Date & times

Wednesday 19 June 2024 at 10am-12pm

Venues

West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield, WF1 1JG

View course Learning more about the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum
Living with and managing anxiety|

Join us for this two-session course which has been developed to explore briefly what anxiety is and explore practical ways of managing the symptoms of anxiety. This involves learning mindfulness techniques, breathing exercises,...

Date & times

Wednesday 5 June 2024 at 10am-12pm

Venues

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

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Living with and managing depression|

If you are interested in developing an awareness of what the experience of depression may mean to you or someone you care about, then this workshop could be the one...

Date & times

Tuesday 16 July 2024 at 1pm - 3pm

Venues

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

View course Living with and managing depression
Medication and me (Q&A session)|Coming Soon

This informal and friendly workshop will provide you with the opportunity to find out more about medication with our Connecting Care Pharmacists. Have you or someone you care for just...

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New beginnings|

This programme, facilitated by Live Well Wakefield, is aimed at people who are living with any mental health condition. It is an opportunity for you to learn and share supportive...

Date & times

Friday 9 February 2024 at 10:30am-1pm

Monday 3 June 2024 at 10.30am-1pm

Venues

Pontefract Library, Shoemarket, Pontefract, WF8 1BD

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

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Pebble painting|Coming Soon

This is a 2 hour workshop to introduce the creative art of painting pebbles or rocks! As the name suggests, pebble painting is simply painting on pebbles or rocks.  You...

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Positive steps|

This series of 5 sessions can be attended individually or as a full course. Each session covers an aspect of dementia or supporting someone living with dementia to help you...

Date & times

Thursday 16 May 2024 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Connections, 15a Westgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1JZ

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Scrapbooking for wellness|

This 4 week course will give you the chance to connect with your creative side. Scrapbooking is a pastime that has many benefits. It is fun to do and you...

Date & times

Tuesday 9 April 2024 at 10am-11:45am

Venues

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

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Self-care and self-soothe|

Life can be challenging and difficult for people. It can lead to not knowing how to soothe or take care of ourselves effectively. Often, people turn to unhelpful and destructive...

Date & times

Wednesday 22 May 2024 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

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The History of LGBTQ+|

This 90-minute session is open to all individuals interested in gaining insights into the LGBTQ+ community’s historical journey. The course aims to foster greater awareness and comprehension regarding the significance...

Date & times

Monday 15 July 2024 at 10am-11.30am

Venues

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

View course The History of LGBTQ+
The inner scream: Understanding self-harm|Coming Soon

Self-harm is something that makes many feel uncomfortable, yet it is more common than you think. This workshop aims to explore self-harm and risky behaviours, we will consider: Cause and effect...

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Understanding anxiety|

Do you want to gain an understanding of anxiety? Then this workshop may be for you. It will explore areas such as the vicious cycle of anxiety, what happens to...

Date & times

Wednesday 1 May 2024 at 1pm-3pm

Wednesday 17 July 2024 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Online only

Prosper House, Prosper House, 59 Upper Warrengate, Wakefield WF1 4JZ

View course Understanding anxiety
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 23 May 2024 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Baghill House, Health and Wellbeing Centre, Walkergate, Pontefract, WF8 1QW

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Veterans moving forwards: Building a brighter future|Coming Soon

This course was developed by Help for Hero’s and was co-designed by Veterans for Veterans. It aims to provide you with the opportunity to gain clarity about your direction in...

Date & times

Venues

5 Towns Veterans Support Hub, The Veterans Centre 32A Ackworth Road (Purston Park) Featherstone WF7 5LU

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What the heck are archives?|

Have you ever wondered if you were descended from a knight? or if your family name bears a coat of arms? Archive research can help you find out more about...

Date & times

Wednesday 15 May 2024 at 10.30am-12.00pm

Venues

West Yorkshire History Centre, 127 Kirkgate, Wakefield, WF1 1JG

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You can play ukulele!|

Have you always wanted to learn a musical instrument but think you are not musical? Maybe you have seen the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain and wished you could play...

Date & times

Thursday 9 May 2024 at 10.30am-11.30am

Venues

Connections, 15a Westgate, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF1 1JZ

View course You can play ukulele!