Humanities

 

If you are interested in history and culture, then our humanities courses could be for you. Discover new topics of interest, delve into the past, and even develop skills to share a story of your own. Our courses are run by tutors who are passionate about their subjects.

From the history of Lancashire to Creative Writing, why not learn something new today with one of our fascinating Humanities courses?

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Accrington & Rossendale College
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Euxton Parish Community Centre
Fleetwood Library
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Garstang Library
Great Harwood Library
Haslingden Library
Heysham Library
Ingol Library
Intact Centre - Preston
Kingsfold Library
Lancashire Adult Learning
Lancashire Archives
Lancaster Library
Leyland Library
Longridge Library
Longton Library
Lostock Hall Library
Mazuma Stadium Morecambe Football Club
Nelson and Colne College
Nelson Library
Online Provision
Ormskirk Library
Oswaldtwistle Library
Parbold Library
Pendle Yes Hub Active Lancashire
Poulton Library
Preston Masonic Hall
Preston Quaker Meeting House
Pukar Disability Resource Centre
Rawtenstall Library
Rishton Library
Sahara in Preston Ltd
Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
St Laurence's Church Hall - Chorley
Stubbylee Community Greenhouses & Events
The Place Community Centre Leyland
Thornton Library
Various venues across Lancashire
Waterside Centre Accrington
West End Community Centre
Whalley Library
Whitworth Library
  • A Taste of Italy, Language, Food and Lifestyle
    Humanities
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course offers a flavour of the language, food and lifestyle of Italy. Learners will be able to listen to and learn to say a few basic words and phrases linked to greetings and ordering food. Learners will have the opportunity to learn about the way of life in Italy, some of the main traditions and festivals and they will be encouraged to join in discussions, while connecting with like-minded people. How will I Learn? Your course will be delivered by a subject specialist in a live-...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Bamber Bridge Library
      TUE - 18/06/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Accrington Library
      TUE - 25/06/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • A Taste of Spain, Language Food and Lifestyle
    Humanities
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course offers a flavour of the language, food and lifestyle of Spain. Learners will be able to listen to and learn to say a few basic words and phrases linked to greetings and ordering food, especially the famous tapas. Learners will have the opportunity to learn about the way of life in Spain, some of the main traditions and festivals and they will be encouraged to join in discussions, while connecting with like-minded people. How will I Learn? Your course will be delivered by a subj...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Cleveleys Library
      FRI - 07/06/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Connect & Keep Learning: Lancashire - Angel Meadow: Social History of the Industrial Revolution
    Humanities
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Focusing on an area of Manchester known as Angel Meadow; which once considered to be the worst slum in Europe, learners will explore social conditions for working people; their work, entertainment, homes, education, immigration and employment that affected their lives. Using timelines, maps, pictures and personal accounts, learners will investigate the time. Learners will also reflect on the benefits ‘connecting’ with others and ‘keeping learning’ can bring to your mental health and wel...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 11/06/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Connect & Keep Learning: The Duchy of Lancashire 1185-1500
    Humanities
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Learners will be introduced to the unique history of Lancashire as a Royal Duchy and County Palatinate. Focusing on the creation of the County, its early royal connections and the creation of the Duchy as a royal duchy and county palatinate. Historical disputes, it’s demise and revival are all fascinating aspects of this historical period. Learners will also reflect on the benefits ‘connecting’ with others and ‘keeping learning’ can bring to your mental health and wellbeing....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 04/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Connect & Keep Learning: Witches and Witch Trials in the 1600s
    Humanities
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Learners will explore witchcraft and the witch trials of the 1600s in Lancashire, in particular the story of the Pendle Witches. Looking at common misconceptions about witchcraft and the reasons for the Pendle Witch trials in Lancaster. Examining later witch trials and the work of the Witchfinder General as well as the demise of the ‘witch craze’. Learners will also reflect on the benefits ‘connecting’ with others and ‘keeping learning’ can bring to your mental health and wellbeing....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 12/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 03/07/2024
      18:00 to 20:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 04/07/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • First Steps in Book Illustration - Share a Story Week
    Humanities
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    As part of this wonderful Share a Story Week, we are offering you a chance to come and explore some book illustration – no previous experience necessary. Inspired by Charlie Mackesy, famous for The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse, you will explore various illustrating techniques. Including sketching in pen, exploring fingerprint creatures and adding ink/coffee to add tone/texture to images. The Tutor will lead and support you to achieve your goals by the end of the session. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 09/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 23/05/2024
      18:00 to 20:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Local History Month - Roots to Routes
    Humanities
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    To celebrate this month. This course will explore the importance of local history, how to discover your local history and will provide a forum to share local history stories. We will discuss ways of discovering your local history, the opportunities for local history research in your area and how to complete the research. Learners will have an opportunity to plan a local history project and how you can write a short engaging story about it. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 22/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Share a Story Month - What's my Story
    Humanities
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    For this special month, We are offering you the opportunity to unleash your creative side and develop your own story. You will learn the principles of writing memoir and biography. You will learn how to develop ideas and be given the tools to write a part of your story. You will then have the opportunity to share your story with the group and look at ways for you to continue sharing with loved ones and further. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      THU - 16/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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