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York is a fantastic place to be and here are just a selection of the things you can do out and about in York in the coming weeks...

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Our Autumn/Winter brochure is out now! Use the search bar above to find your favourite courses, or click here to view the brochure online.

 Bookings are currently only available online: our booking office opens on Friday 23 June.

 

 


Flexible Learning Courses in Computing

Computers _flyingBeginners courses, Clait, ECDL (ITQ) Level 1 and 2 and Typing Skills and Document layout.

Various daytime and evening classes at venues across the city in the Library Learning Centres, Acomb, Clifton and Tang Hall and also Rougier House.

For more information or to book please contact York Learning via Grace on 552666.

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PolliNation: Telling the Bees

York Railway Institute and York Explore Library : Jun - Oct : Free

Pollen Eg 2We are working in partnership with Explore York and Universities of York, Sheffield and Lancaster on a digital making and design project called Telling the Bees.

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Pottery: Just Throwing

West York Adult Education Centre : Mon 19 Jun - Mon 17 Jul : 7.00pm - 9.00pm : Full fee £190 /State pension £180 /JSA or means tested benefits £180

June 19_PotteryA short course outlining, the preparation of clay prior to throwing and the techniques involved in throwing a pot.

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Discover Twitter

Dringhouses Library : Mon 26 Jun : 2.15pm - 3.15pm : Free

TwitterAn introduction to using and getting the most out of Twitter.

For more information click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Online Safety

Poppleton Library : Mon 3 Jul : 3.00pm - 4.00pm : Free

SafetyAn introduction to staying safe and secure while using the internet.

For more information click here.

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Cloud Storage

New Earswick Library : Tue 11 July : 2.15pm - 3.15pm : Free

CloudAn introduction to storing your files in the Cloud.

For more information click here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Skype

Bishopthorpe Library : Thu 13 Jul : 2.15pm - 3.15pm : Free

SkypeAn introduction to using Skype to keep in touch with friends and family for free.

For more information click here.

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Explore Online

New Earswick Library : Fri 14 Jul : 2.15pm - 3.15pm : Free

ExploreonlineAn introduction to the wide variety of online resources provided for free by Explore.

For more information click here.

 

 

 

 

 

Discover Job Searching Online

Strensall Library : Thu 20 Jul : 2.15pm - 3.15pm : Free

JobsAn introduction to finding and applying for jobs online.

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Peter Robinson: Sleeping in the Ground, celebrating 30 years of DCI Banks

York Explore Library : Thu 20 Jul : 7.00pm - 8.30pm : £7.50

Jul _20 Peter RobinsonWe are delighted to welcome Peter Robinson to York just a week after the publication of his latest novel Sleeping in the Ground and to celebrate 30 years of DCI Banks

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Summer Fair

Clifton Explore Library : Sat 23 Jul : 10.00am - 1.00pm : Free

Jul _23Summer _FairCome along to our Summer Fair.  Fun for all the family.  Browse our many stalls, enjoy homemade coffee & cake.  Borrow a book.

For more information click here.

 

 

 

 

Discover the Explore E-library

Dringhouses Library : Tue 25 Jul : 2.15pm - 3.15pm : Free

E -libraryAn introduction to borrowing and reading books for free with the Explore E-library.

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The HandleBards present…As You Like It

Merchant Adventurers’ Hall : Tue 25 Jul : 7.00pm - 9.30pm : Adult: £15 / Child (16 or under): FREE (when accompanied by a paying adult)

Handle Bards (Girls ) With BasketsJoin the HandleBards all-female troupe for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ at the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall.

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Cats Protection League Fun Talk

Fulford Library : Thu 27 Jul : 2.30pm - 3.30pm : Free

Jul _25CatsAre you crazy about cats?

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Acomb Family Triathlon

Energise : Sat 29 Jul : 9.00am - 12.00pm : £10 per family

Jul _29Web Banner - Tri0The first Acomb Family Triathlon is being held at Energise. The triathlon consists of to the following: The triathlon consists of a 400m (16 lengths) swim, 1200m cycle and 1k run.

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ICANmove Supporting Cancer Sufferers

I CANmove Bike Image - Neil GulliverEvery Wednesday 2pm to 3pm.

Research has proved excercise to be both physically and mentally beneficial for people living with a range of different cancer diagnoses.  For more information click here.

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Festivals

Festivals are a great place to meet and greet while having a great time...

Inspirations

Inspirations is now in it’s 15th Year!
We are exhibiting a wide range of works produced by learners who attend our courses.
Works include :- Painting & Drawing, Dressmaking, Watercolour and Stained Glass.

There will be two drop in workshops running over the weekend.

Photography & Face Painting :-
Call in with the kids, maybe paint your Face...then pull a Face! A fun way to take part in The Face of York Community Arts Project...on a Weekend.
Saturday 20th June, 11am – 3pm.

Drop in to Crochet: -
Meet our Crochet tutor, have a look at the beautiful pieces on show & maybe learn how to make a few stitches...
Sunday 21st June, 11.30 – 2.30pm

 

Community Groups

Get involved with a community group and expand your horizons...

This is where the traditional heart of Yortime can be found with hundreds of community groups, clubs and organisations for you to get involved and take part in.

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Learning

No matter how old your are, you never stop learning... Why not pick up a new skill today!

Adult Education Courses

Find a huge range of courses to both excite and enthuse you. There are lots of new courses, particularly one day courses, along with many old favourites.

An amazing programme of hundreds of adult education courses is available including painting, drawing, flower arranging, dressmaking and many new and unusual courses.

For more information or to book:

*  Search via this website (click here to go to search boxes underneath the image at top of the page) and book online 
*  Phone 01904 552806 at the following times:

Monday: 10am - 4pm
Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
Friday: 10am - 4pm

*  Visit in person at our new West Offices, Station Rise - Mon, Weds and Fri 10am to 4pm

(Please note: bookings can no longer be made at York Explore).

We are adding courses to the website all the time so please keep checking to see what's on offer. All our courses are sold on a first come first served basis so don't miss out. Book now!

You can view the brochure online by clicking here


Pay for your City of York Adult Education course by instalments

If your course costs £100 or over, you may have the option to pay by instalments. You will need to pay an initial deposit and then three further monthly payments. If you would like to take advantage of this option please ring 01904 552806 for further information.


Flexible Learning Courses in Computing

Beginners courses, Clait, ECDL (ITQ) Level 1 and 2 and Typing Skills and Document layout.

Various daytime and evening classes at venues across the city in the Library Learning Centres, Acomb, Clifton and Tang Hall and also Rougier House.

For more information or to book please contact Grace on 552666.


YORTIME TERMS AND CONDITIONS - CLICK HERE

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