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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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Print from your own devices – new service at Explore Libraries

UntitledThe new kiosks have been installed at Acomb, Clifton, Tang Hall and York Explore libraries

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Art + Activism [an exhibition] from the Centre for Applied Human Rights

York Explore Cafe : Sat 20 Jan to Mon 12 Feb :  Opening Times : Free

Art + ActivismAn exhibition of the work and words of human right defenders and artists.

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York Heroes

York Explore Cafe : Fri 26 Jan - Sun 25 Feb : Opening Times : Free

AA fascinating  collection of six diverse portraits of  York’s heroes, as chosen by the public and created by York artist Sue Clayton.

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Digital Clinic

Dunnington Library :  Mon 5 Feb : 10.00am - 12.00pm

Keyboard -70506_960_720A free drop-in for all  your computer and internet questions

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Digital Clinic

Rowntree Park Reading Cafe : Tue 6 Feb; Tue 6 Mar & Tue 3 Apr : 10.00am - 11.30am : Free

Feb _6Digital ClinicA free drop-in for all your computer and internet questions.

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Louise Penny & Ann Cleeves: More than just murder....

York Explore Library : Tue 6 Feb : 6.30pm - 8.00pm : £6

Feb _6 L.Penny & A.CleevesJoin friends Louise Penny, on a rare visit from Canada, and Ann Cleeves, author of ITV's Vera and BBC One's Shetland as they share their love of stories and the secrets behind their success.

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Discover Twiiter

Haxby Explore Library at Oaken Grove Community Centre : Fri 9 Feb : 1.00pm - 2.00pm : Free

Feb _9TwitterCome along and find out what Tweeting is all about

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Sue Ellis-Proud Patrick Peacock & Other Stories

York Explore Library : Sat 10 Feb : 3.00pm - 4.00pm : Free

Feb _10 Proud Patrick Peacock Sue EllisSue Ellis will read from her second book for children ‘Proud Patrick Peacock & Other Stories’ helping children to become the best versions of themselves through funny quirky stories.

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Shadow Puppet theatre and craft with Hoglets Drama

Various Libraries : Mon 12 Feb - Thu 15 Feb : Various Times : £2

Hoglets DramaCome and join Gemma from Hoglets theare for a fun shadow puppet and crafting session.

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Viking Bloodaxe Crafts

Haxby Explore Library at Wigginton Recreation Hall : Wed 14 Feb : 2.30pm - 4.00pm : £2

Viking CraftsVicious Vikings! Bloodthirsty battleaxes! Viking themed crafts and activities including swords, shields and a giant longboat!

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The Queens of the Conquest, with Joanna Courtney

York Explore Library : Fri 16 Feb : 10.00am - 11.30am : Adult £6.50 Conc. £5.50

Feb _16 Queens Of The ConquestExplore the events leading up to the end of Anglo-Saxon England from a female perspective with Joanna at this special and intriguing talk.

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Macbeth, the North, and 1066 with Justin Hill

York Explore Library : Fri 16 Feb : 3.30pm - 5.00pm : Adult £6.50 Conc. £5.50

Feb _16Justin HillThe events of 1066 are often seen through the prism of what happened in the south of England, but the events that lead to the Norman Conquest happened here in the North

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JORVIK Viking Festival @ York Minster

The Minster : Thu 15 Feb : 10.00am - 3.00pm : £2.50 with standard admission.

Feb _17MinsterGet hands on with our Viking-themed activity this half term during the City's Viking Festival.

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Vote 100: Celebrating the Centenary

York Explore Library : Sat 17 Feb : 2.00pm - 3.30pm : £6, or £5 with a YorkCard

Sat _17 Vote 100What was special about York's Votes for Women campaign? Join Jill Liddington, who researched the Votes for Women era, to find out!

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Art History – 20th Century

Huntington School : Tues 20 Feb  5 weeks : 7.00pm - 9.00pm : £50

Feb _20Art HistoryAn exciting, informative romp through 20th Century Art. Looking at key male & female artists.

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Women and Print in eighteenth-century York

York Explore Library : Wed 21 Feb : 6.15pm - 7.45pm : £6, or £5 with a YorkCard

Feb _21 Women In PrintYork's conscious civic self-fashioning in the eighteenth century was accompanied by an expanding local print industry. Women played an important role in this.

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Authentic Indian Vegetarian Cookery

Huntington School : Wed 21 Feb  for 5 weeks : 7.00pm - 9.00pm : £57

Feb _21Vegetarian Indian FoodJoin us on a journey, preparing delicious and nutritious Indian vegetarian meals. Create nutritious vegetarian dishes, including starters, dips, main courses, rice dishes and side dishes

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Finding the Words with Rachel Davies, Hilary Robinson & Joanne Stryker

York Explore Library : Thu 22 Feb : 6.45pm - 8.00pm : £3 (or £2 with a York Card)

Feb _22 Finding The WordsEnjoyment guaranteed! Listen to poets from Yorkshire and beyond with a glass in your hand, at our relaxed and welcoming poetry evening.

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Inkwell Goes to the Zoo

York Explore Library : Sat 24 Feb : 2.30pm - 3.30pm : Free

InkwellA FREE creative writing session for 5-12 year olds!

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Tapestry Weaving: Landscapes and Seascapes

York Explore Library : Sat 3 Mar : 10.30am - 3.30pm : £36

Mar _3tapestryCreate a small woven tapestry using traditional and basic tapestry weaving techniques.  Booking essential.

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Easter Delights – Chocolate and Chicks

Fulford School : Tue 6 Mar - Tue 13 Mar : 6.30pm - 9.00pm : £35

Mar _6Easter DelightsJoin us for this masterclass where you will learn the skills and techniques to make some delicious Easter dishes using chicken, eggs and chocolate!

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Time Turned Around

York Explore Library : Wed 7 Mar : 6.30pm - 8.00pm : Free

Mar _7 Time Turned AroundPauline Kirk and Andrew Boobier will read from their new collections published by Graft Poetry, and invite questions about their work, especially how they approach Time: past present and future.

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York Literature Festival presents Joy Rhoades & Elizabeth Buchan

York Explore Library : Thu 8 Mar : 6.00pm - 7.30pm : £7

Mar _24 YortimeElizabeth Buchan and Joy Rhoades have both written acclaimed novels set in the shadow of the Second World War. Join them as they discuss the fact and fiction of the war and the stories that inspire their writing.

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York Literature Festival presents Class Murder with Leigh Russell: Ten Stops in Ten Cities

York Explore Library : Sun 18 Mar : 1.00pm - 2.30pm : £5

Mar _Leigh RussellJoin Leigh Russell, author of the internationally bestselling Detective Geraldine Steel mysteries, and Anna Wallace, from BBC Radio York.

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York Literature Festival presents Little Nephews

York Explore Library : Mon 19 Mar : 6.30pm - 7.30pm : £5

Mar _19 1984Adam Stock examines why we continue to be fascinated by Nineteen-Eighty Four and why it is still so relevant in 21st century

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Blackout & Cut-Up Poetry Workshop

Clifton Library : Tue 20 Mar : 3.30pm - 4.30pm : Free

Mar _20blackoutpoemA poetry workshop for adults – create your own blackout/cut-up poetry out of photocopied pages from some of our books. All material provided! All levels of expertise welcome!

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Revealing the Past from Above: Aerial Archaeology in England

York Explore Library : Tue 20 Mar : 6.15pm 7.45pm : £6, or £5 with a YorkCard

Mar _20RevealingJoin Historic England's Matthew Oakey as he explains how archaeologists use new technologies such as lidar to identify sites and piece together the jigsaw of information to reveal the layers of history that have shaped the modern landscape.

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Finding the Words

York Explore Library : Thu 22 Mar : 6.45pm - 8.00pm : £3 (or £2 with a York Card).

MAR _Findingthe WordsEnjoyment guaranteed! Listen to poets from Yorkshire and beyond with a glass in your hand, at our relaxed and welcoming poetry evening.

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Discover Facebook

Haxby Explore Library Oaken Grove Community Centre : Fri 23 Mar : 1.00pm - 2.00pm : Free

FacebookCome along and find out what  all the fuss is Facebook

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Easter Craft Fair

Clifton Library : Sat 24 Mar : 10.00am - 1.00pm : Free

Mar _24Craft FairCome along to our Easter Craft Fair.  Browse stalls full of hand crafted items, enjoy a coffee & homemade cake, borrow a book.

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York Literature Festival presents Carole Bromley & Anneliese Emmans Dean

York Explore Library : Sat 24 Mar : 11.00am - 12.30pm : £4

Mar _24Carole BromleyJoin Carole Bromley and Anneliese Emmans Dean for a fun-filled morning of listening to and writing fantastic poems

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York Literature Festival presents A P Winter: The Boy Who Went Magic

York Explore Library : Sat 24 Mar : 1.00pm - 2.30pm : £4

Mar _25 WinterJoin AP Winter, author of rip-roaring fantasy adventure, The Boy Who went Magic  for magic, spooky chat and some hands on creative writing

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York Literature Festival presents a Historical Fiction Panel with Sarah Maine, Pamela Hartshorne and Tim Murgatroyd

York Explore Library : Sat 24 Mar : 3.00pm - 4.30pm : £6

Mar _24Historical PanelThree York-based writers discuss their work and the art of writing engaging historical fiction

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Spring Stories & Crafts

Clifton Explore Library : Thu 29 Mar : 3.00pm - 4.00pm : £1.50

Mar _29CraftsAged between 5 & 10 years?  Then why not come along to our Crafty Story session.  Lots of fun spring themed stuff to make and do!

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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.

 

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
*  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! 


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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