Face to Face Recovery College Courses (18+)

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 31 October 2022 at 10am-12pm

Venues

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

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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

Tuesday 8 November 2022 at 1pm-3:30pm

Venues

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

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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

Wednesday 2 November 2022 at 10am-10:45am

Venues

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

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Bookbinding|

In this short workshop, hosted at the West Yorkshire History Centre, students will learn basic skills in non-adhesive bookbinding (learning how to sew a simple book structure) and gain an...

Date & times

Wednesday 1 March 2023 at 10:30am-12pm

Venues

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

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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

Monday 5 September 2022 at 10am-12:30pm

Venues

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

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Christmas gonk making|

This workshop will give you a step by step demonstration on how to make your very own Gonk, perfect for a Christmas gift or even to keep for yourself to...

Date & times

Friday 25 November 2022 at 12:30pm-3pm

Venues

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

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Christmas hessian hearts|

Celebrate the season of Christmas by making your own traditional hessian hearts, using felt, hessian and thread. You don’t have to be able to sew, they are simple and easy...

Date & times

Monday 28 November 2022 at 10am-12pm

Venues

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

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Christmas rag wreaths|

Our simple rag wreath workshop will guide you through the simple steps needed to make your very own rag wreath to take home and hang up for Christmas. Whilst it...

Date & times

Thursday 17 November 2022 at 10am-12pm

Thursday 24 November 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

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

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

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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 27 April 2022 at 11am-12pm

Wednesday 14 September 2022 at 11am-12pm

More dates available

Venues

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

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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 1 December 2022 at 2pm-4pm

Venues

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

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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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Homemade Christmas craft ideas|

As part of our “coping with the cost of living series”, the team are really excited to be offering this short workshop with some quick Christmas craft ideas (and maybe...

Date & times

Thursday 10 November 2022 at 10am-12pm

Venues

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

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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

Wednesday 25 January 2023 at 10am-12pm

Venues

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

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Learning more about the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum|

In this short workshop, hosted at the West Yorkshire History Centre, we’ll take you on a patient’s journey from admission to discharge, looking through the exclusive archive collection at what...

Date & times

Wednesday 22 February 2023 at 10:30am-12pm

Venues

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

View course Learning more about the West Riding Pauper Lunatic Asylum
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 10 November 2022 at 2pm-4pm

Venues

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

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Pastel drawing|

A fun and very relaxing workshop especially for those who say ‘I can’t draw’. In this fully guided session, you will be creating your own unique patterned piece of work....

Date & times

Monday 17 October 2022 at 10am-12pm

Venues

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

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Recipes across the years|

In this short workshop, held at the West Yorkshire History Centre, students will have the opportunity to discover some of the weird and wonderful recipes hidden in archives, what ingredients...

Date & times

Wednesday 8 February 2023 at 10:30am-12pm

Venues

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

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Scrapbooking for wellness|

This 5 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

Wednesday 2 November 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

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

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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

Thursday 20 October 2022 at 10am-12pm

Venues

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

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Skills for volunteers|

The aim of the course is to provide you with the information and confidence for volunteering. By the end of the course you will have confirmed and developed your knowledge,...

Date & times

Tuesday 1 November 2022 at 10am-12:30pm

Venues

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

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The M Word; Menopause awareness|

Did you know… More than 3 out of 4 women experience menopause symptoms at some time. 1 in 4 experience serious symptoms. 2 in 5 women said their menopause symptoms...

Date & times

Wednesday 12 October 2022 at 2pm-4pm

Venues

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

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Understanding anxiety|

Would you like to know more about anxiety? Join us for our informal, informative workshop ‘understanding anxiety’. During this session you will discover what anxiety is and its associated signs...

Date & times

Wednesday 2 November 2022 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Wakefield County Hall, Bond Street, Wakefield, WF1 2QW

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Understanding depression|

In this brief 2 hour workshop, we’ll look at what depression is, learn some facts about depression and bust some common myths, explore some known causes of depression and the...

Date & times

Wednesday 9 November 2022 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Wakefield County Hall, Bond Street, Wakefield, WF1 2QW

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What the heck are archives?|

This short workshop, hosted at the West Yorkshire History Centre, aims to provide us with an understanding of what Archives are, who West Yorkshire Archive Service are and what the...

Date & times

Wednesday 1 February 2023 at 10:30am-12pm

Venues

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

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