2020 Beyond Education Workshops and Activities

FREE workshops for women of all ages and abilities!

Did you miss out on your education? Do you lack confidence or need additional support? Then Hillcroft’s 2020 Beyond Education initiative could provide exciting opportunities for your future.

This Lottery Funded programme is designed to support women to explore new opportunities through a wide range of activities, to gain new skills, develop confidence and improve wellbeing.

Whatever your past we’re here to help your future.

We have a range FREE women only workshops available. Start building your confidence and self-esteem and book with us today.

Why not come along and enjoy an evening learning a new skill? Have you always wanted to learn to Crochet? By learning this great skill you will be well on your way to a creative path, and making lovely gifts for your family and friends in no time.

You’ll be amazed at how quickly you can pick this up and before you know it you’ll be crocheting your very own snowflake.

Be prepared for a fun evening, with loads of information and learning how to make a range of Christmas decorations. This Fun workshop serves as an introduction to the basic techniques and skills associated with this marvellous craft. You’ll leave with the confidence to go away and keep creating and making.

Wed 22 Nov 2017 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

An introductory series of workshops for women interested in finding out what Tai Chi is, as well as for those wishing to learn and practice some foundation exercises, postures and movements. Tai Chi is an ancient and gentle form of exercise that is suitable for people of all ages. It consists of slow movements, accompanied by natural breathing, that help to develop both physical strength and mental well being

Tai Chi helps to improve co-ordination, concentration, cardio vascular fitness and general flexibility. It is sometimes referred to as a ‘walking meditation’, and this meditative aspect of Tai Chi helps to relax the mind, lift the spirits and promote a feeling of general wellbeing.

Loose comfortable clothing and flexible shoes required. It is helpful to bring some water with you.

Thu 23 Nov 2017 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Singing is a great way to make friends, boost self-esteem and confidence and its fun! Designed to encourage you to find your voice, increase your confidence, work in harmony with others and develop your listening skills. You won’t be asked to sing alone, and there is no need to read music. These workshops are often described as fun, engaging, uplifting and full of enthusiasm and joy.

Sat 25 Nov 2017 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Gentle stretching and breathing exercises. All abilities welcome. Feel free to join in on a yoga mat or use a chair.

Mon 27 Nov 2017 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

A talk to introduce you to how you can improve your general and overall well-being through learning about the 5 ways to well-being.

Tue 28 Nov 2017 6:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Bring your smiles and rhythm and learn basic chords, strumming and easy songs on real ukuleles (provided).

Fri 01 Dec 2017 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Take time to pause with a meditation at Christmas: meditations to bring peace and calm, helping us re-focus on where we are now, and to enjoy what we are facing over the holiday period.

Sat 02 Dec 2017 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

A fun and uplifting singing concert to enhance wellbeing and get into the Christmas spirit. Working in small groups to combine your natural harmonies. You won’t be asked to sing alone, and there is no need to read music. This concert will be fun, engaging, uplifting and full of enthusiasm and joy.

Fri 08 Dec 2017 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

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