Seasonal Courses

Get into the spirit this season with one of our exciting courses that we have on offer. Try something new – we have something for everyone!

Explore our range of FREE* courses and sign-up using our online enrolment portal. If you need support, get in touch, our friendly team can help!

*Note that most of our courses are FREE for Lancashire residents and where fees are applicable, this will be noted on your enrolment.

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  • Create Your Own: Bee & Butterfly Paradise
    Seasonal Courses

    Online
    Online
    The aim of this course is to enable learners to create their own space that will attract bees and butterflies. They will learn what sort of plants attract bees and butterflies, and will be able to identify the plants by their common names and know the best place to plant them. Resources will be provided with seeds, compost and instructions to complete the 2 sessions. This is a fun and informative short course which will also boost wellbeing....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 18/05/2021
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 20/05/2021
      09:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 15/06/2021
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 16/06/2021
      09:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      16 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Create Your Own: Salad & Herb Boxes
    Seasonal Courses

    Online
    Online
    The primary aim of this course is to engage novice gardeners in the skill of growing salad and herbs by various methods. Learners will gain the skills to grow salad and herbs in the comfort of their own home. Learners will also receive the basic resources of seeds, compost and instructions to complete the two sessions. This is a fun and informative short course which will enable and help learners to grow their own plants at home either to eat, for pleasure or to boost wellbeing....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 25/05/2021
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 27/05/2021
      09:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 22/06/2021
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 23/06/2021
      09:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Create Your Own: Summer Wreath
    Seasonal Courses

    Online
    Online
    Door wreaths are not just for Christmas. Create a nice welcome to your home by putting a handmade wreath on your front door. With expert tuition from our teachers, you’ll be creating your own summer wreath using greenery that you have gathered yourself from your garden or otheraccessible green spaces. Lancashire Adult Learning will be posting a wreath making kit out to you, containing all the resources you will need to take part (with the exception of greenery, foliage and flowers)....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 11/05/2021
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 13/05/2021
      09:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      TUE - 08/06/2021
      13:00 to 16:00
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 09/06/2021
      09:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      8 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Summer Sow and Grow
    Seasonal Courses

    Online
    Online
    Sign up for our FREE, online, Summer Sow & Grow event where you will be provided with the resources and skills to grow your own flowers to brighten up your outside space for this year and many more to come. We are excited to include in your pack, seeds for you to produce your own salad pot.
    Flowers and Food all in one session. Free resource packs provided.
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      SAT - 08/05/2021
      10:00 to 11:30
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Summer Sow and Grow for Families
    Seasonal Courses

    Online
    Online
    Join the Family Learning team on our FREE, online Summer Sow and Grow for Families and have a go at growing your own flowers and salads. You will also take part in our, 'How Tall Can You Grow' Sunflower Challenge and make some fantastic natural art creations! As the days get longer and the ground warms up, it is time to make your outside spaces look bright, colourful and attractive to wildlife. A free resource pack is provided before the event. 

    Suitable for primary school aged children and their parents/ carers.

    How long is the course?
    1.5hrs
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      SAT - 08/05/2021
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
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