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North Devon Coast U3A

The University of the Third Age is a learning cooperative for people who draw upon the knowledge, experience and skills of their own members to organise and provide interest groups …

The University of the Third Age is a learning cooperative for people who draw upon the knowledge, experience and skills of their own members to organise and provide interest groups in accordance with the wishes of the membership.
U3As offer the chance to study different subjects such as art, crafts, local history, garden visits, opera, geology, walking and many others. Although called a University no academic qualifications are required to join. There is no formal teaching or learning and no examinations. There is no age limit but members tend to be retired, semi retired or approaching retirement.

Coffee mornings at 10.30am on the 1st Thursday of the month, at the Ilfracombe Golf Club.
Price: £2.50 includes entry tea/coffee with unlimited top-ups.

Monthly lunches on the second Thursday each month which includes a speaker with talks lasting around half an hour.
Price: £12.00 per person for a 2 course meal with tea/coffee.

 

North Devon Tai Chi

Learn Tai Chi in Ilfracombe and Braunton, and improve your sense of wellbeing.

Monday: 10.30am-11.30am: Two Lanes Adult Education Centre – £4.50 per lesson.

Wednesday:
2.00pm – 3.00pm: 8 Northfield Road – £4.00 per lesson (Sit Down Class).
10.00am -11.00am: Emmanuel Church rooms – £4.50 per lesson.
7.00pm -8.00pm: St. Brannock’s Room’s, Braunton – £5.50 per lesson.

Thursday: 11.30am – 12.30pm: St. Brannock’s Room’s Braunton – £5.50 per lesson.

 

Old Git’s Club

This club is all all about getting involved in the community and putting your DIY skills to good use around the town making it a nicer place to live.
Please contact  The Ilfracombe Centre  for more information and to join.

 

Out of the Blue Cadets

For 11-15 year olds:

  • Life skills
  • Employability skills
  • Safe and healthy lifestyles

 

  • 01271 855 300

Quay Drawing Classes

Quay Drawing Classes are held at St. Anne’s Art and Community Centre on Tuesdays from 24th Feb to 24th March 2015. Under the expert tuition of Pete Newell, you will …

Quay Drawing Classes are held at St. Anne’s Art and Community Centre on Tuesdays from 24th Feb to 24th March 2015.
Under the expert tuition of Pete Newell, you will start with drawing from still life exploring a variety of techniques and media. As the course develops you will be taken from drawing through to painting, working from a variety of subject matter concluding with finished pieces of work.
Each session may be stand alone or can be undertaken as part of the whole course.

  • Fully qualified tutors
  • All materials provided
  • Adults only
  • 10am-12pm at £18 per person, per session or £82 for all 5
  • 10am-1pm at £27 or £120 for all 5
  • Maximum 10 places per session

Please note: due to the nature of the building there is no disabled access.

Read Easy

Contact Christine Harris 07590 619164, email: chrisharris3@live.co.uk

A free one to one service to help adults read. You are assigned a coach who works with you for half an hour twice a week. You work through a phonics based reading manual at your own pace. Sessions can be held at the Ilfracombe Centre or at a range of approved venues. Contact Christine to find out more.