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 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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York Christmas Festival

York City Centre : Sat 18 Nov – Fri 22 Dec : All day : Free

Visit York 1.jpgWrap up warm and soak up the city’s medieval charm during the yuletide season, as fairs, family fun and seasonal flavours transform York into a festive fairytale for York Christmas Festival.

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Safe & Sound : An Introduction to Online Safety for Parents and Carers

Acomb Explore Library :  Mon 20 Nov & Mon 18 Dec : 6.00pm - 7.30pm : Free

Oct _23Safe &SoundAre you concerned about your child’s online safety? Would you like to know more about ensuring your child’s experience of the internet is a safe, secure and happy one?

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Victorian Christmas at the Castle

York Castle Museum : Sat Nov 25 – Sun 24 Dec : 9.30am - 5.00pm : £10 and concessions

Christmas -MuseumTake a stroll over the cobbles of our twinkling Victorian street this Christmas and experience the magic and festive traditions of days gone by.

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Digital Clinic

New Earswick Library : 

Thu 7 Dec : 3:30pm - 4:30pm & Tue 12 Dec : 2:00pm - 3:00pm: Free

Thu 11 Jan : 3:00pm - 4:00pm & Fri 19 Jan  : 9:30am - 11:00am : Free

DropinsA free drop-in for all  your computer and internet questions.

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Book Launch: ‘The Nazi’s Daughter’ by Tim Murgatroyd

York Explore Library : Thu 7 Dec : 6.30pm - 8.00pm : Free

NaziTim Murgatroyd will be meeting readers and launching his exciting new time-shift novel set in wartime Holland and contemporary New York: The Nazi’s Daughter.

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Christmas Craft Fair

Clifton  Library : Sat 9 Dec : 10.00am - 1.00pm : Free

05-craft -fair -thatcham -nov 12Come along to our Christmas Craft Fair.  Start your Christmas shopping early.  Browse stalls full of hand crafted items, enjoy a coffee & cake, and borrow a book.

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Digital Clinic

Dunnington Library :  Mon 11 Dec : 10.00am - 12.00pm

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

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Hidden stories of the medieval Archbishops of York

York Explore Library : Tue 12 Dec : 6.15pm - 7.45pm : £6

DecemberHidden with over 40 parchment volumes, the registers of the Archbishops of York contain a great many hidden stories relating to life in Yorkshire.

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Finding the Words with Nairn Kennedy, Fokkina McDonnell & Laura Potts

York Explore Library : Thu 14 Dec : 6.45pm - 8.00pm : £3 (or £2 with a York Card)

Findingthe Wordspoetry Jan -aprEnjoyment 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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Sensational Snow!

Dringhouses Library : Sat 16 Dec : 1.30pm - 3.30pm : £2 per child/£5 family ticket

SnowMake some sensational snowy Christmas crafts at Dringhouses Library.

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A Dickens Christmas at Haxby Explore

Haxby Explore Library at Oaken Grove Community Centre : Sat 16 Dec : 2.00pm - 4.00pm : £2

DickensYule love it!  Join the staff to celebrate the festive season back in the era of Ebeneezer Scrooge and the three ghosts that haunt him.

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Christmas Service

York Minster : Fri 22 - Mon 25 Dec : Times vary : Free

Minster In SnowJoin us in service at York Minster this advent and Christmas

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Happy New Year - Events for 2018

 

DUSK: A Poetry Reading with Ian Taylor

York Explore Library : Sat 13 Jan : 2.30pm - 4.00pm : Free

Jan _13 DUSK Ian TaylorThe author listens to the drovers, peat cutters, ironstone miners, seasonal labourers, landless farmers and tramps in whose voices he hears a renegade and still undefeated Albion.

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150 years of change to riverside York

York Explore Library : Tue 16 Jan : 6.30pm - 8.00pm : £6

Jan _16River YorkThe rivers Ouse and the Foss have both been vital commerical and leisure resources, but ......

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Finding the Words with poets John Paul Burns, Emma Storr and Charlotte Wetton

York Explore Library : Thu 25 Jan : 6.45pm - 8.00pm : £3/£2 with a YorkCard

Jan _25Findingthe 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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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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