ACL Essex Launches new Xmas Courses


Adult community learning provider, ACL Essex has launched a series of crafty courses this year to help you enjoy the festive season with unique presents, handcrafted door wreaths, ceramics as well as courses to ensure you cook the perfect roast!

Make your home look its seasonal best with festive wreath making and floristry lessons. The wreath making workshop is 90-minutes and students will be shown how to make their own personalised Christmas wreath, which will make an ideal gift or a perfect festive display. Courses are priced £18.90 or £9.45 concessions. There’s also Christmas present wrapping and box making courses as well as on-trend comic art Christmas card making lessons, which are offered online and in a classroom setting and are priced £18.90 or £9.45 concessions.

Giving a unique gift is always tricky, but this year learners can sign-up to jewellery making or pottery sessions to treat that special someone to something truly irreplaceable. Silversmithing is a wonderful craft to learn and at the one-day course students will be provided with all the materials and guidance to create either a ring, bangle, charm, earring, pendant or cufflinks. Courses are priced £35.20 or £22.60 concessions.

Bringing the festivities alive in your home helps make Christmas extra special. Learn to serenade your family with festive favourites on the ukulele with online tuition. Courses are priced £18.90 or £9.45 concessions. Ensure you can cook the perfect roast dinner by signing up to fun family learning workshops, which are free! There’s also craft courses galore for you to enjoy with your little ones, which are also free of charge.

Vice Principal, ACL Essex is Christian Norman, he remarks: “At ACL Essex we’re not just here to ensure everyone has access to formal education, training and vocational skills. We’re also here to support your wellbeing and help you thrive in all areas of your life. Christmas can be a wonderful time of the year and we’re here to help you get crafty, meet like-minded people and use your creativity to enjoy the festive season.”

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