Featured Courses

  • Diploma in Practical Spirituality and Wellness

    Diploma in Practical Spirituality and Wellness

    Listed on September 28, 2018 by Hawkwood College in Featured Courses

    Join us at Hawkwood College for this pioneering course, the first Spirituality and Health qualification to be on the Ofqual register.

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  • Bookbinding – Half-leather

    Listed on March 6, 2017 by The Grange in Featured Courses

    This course will cover the skills required to bind a hardback book with three-quarter leather binding. Some binding skills required.

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  • Singing holiday in Provence

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Mark Luther in Featured Courses, Singing

    Combine your love of singing with a holiday in Provence this July. Come and join our chorus for Faure's Requiem plus Suor Angelica & Pagliacci

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  • EDITING A NOVEL

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    An early draft of a novel is a very different beast froma finished manuscript. How do you get from one to the other, and how do you create distance between yourself and your manuscript? How can you hone your sentences while also digging deeper to discover three-dimensional characters and a natural narrative drive? Here is your chance to work with...

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  • STARTING TO WRITE: NON FICTION

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Do you have a non-fiction subject you are burning towrite about? Are you unsure how to turn it into a book, or what kind of book to write? This week will help you understand how to turn facts into compelling stories and how to make non-fiction as engaging as a novel. We will inspire you to explore the best...

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  • POETRY

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Poets write out of their personal chaos – thepreoccupations that arise from their lives and relationships. But can private experience be poetically shaped to connect with a wider audience? Can we draw on the personal to create work that is publicly engaged? Drawing on concepts such as vision and inspiration, and poetic forms and approaches including ballads and confessionalism, we will...

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  • FICTION

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    ‘The course of true love never did run smooth’, andneither does the writing of a romantic novel. Like any strong relationship, a romantic novel needs firm foundations: a strong plot, secure framework and credible characters. Guiding you through all the above elements and more, we will explore the broad genre of romance and the market for it. Whether you’re newly embarked...

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  • NARRATIVE NON-FICTION

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    This week we will explore a wide variety of narrativebasedtechniques for telling vivid non-fiction stories, with particular focus on reportage and memoir. Through an exploration of structure, research, storytelling, character, dialogue and scene-building, we will encourage authentic and vibrant writing with strong narrative and a deep respect for language. This week will suit all levels of experience. Participants are invited to...

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  • POETRY: TOWARDS A COLLECTION

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Making the leap to producing a collection is differentfrom writing single poems. Yet it’s a hugely creative and enjoyable process, which includes plenty of new writing as well as reading and editing. We’ve designed this week to support you at this exciting stage, whether you’re doing it for the first time or the fifteenth. Working on a collection also allows...

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  • CHILDREN’S TV

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Explore writing TV for six- to twelve-year-olds. Children’sTV has come a long way in the last 25 years. The audience may be young, but they’re fiercely critical – and spoilt for choice. So although there’s a strong market for children’s material, it’s highly competitive. We’ll look at how to hook your audience in and keep them watching. We’ll also cover...

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  • FICTION

    Listed on January 25, 2017 by Arvon in Featured Courses

    Following the success of Arvon’s first-ever queer writingcourse, we return with another week on a queer slant. We will tackle the basics – character, dialogue, plotting – and also explore the challenges and opportunities that alternative sexualities bring to narrative, from pronoun concerns (he, she, they?) to avoiding the excesses of political correctness and writing inclusive and honest fiction. All genders,...

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  • Blues to Jazz

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Intonation and action set-up. Acoustic or electric. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433 There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on a course...

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  • Improvers

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Focus on note quality and practice. Build on Strugglers. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on...

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  • Intro to Jazz

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Turn Pop/Rock/Blues/Country/Folk into smooh jazz arrangements. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on a course but...

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  • Fingerstyle

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Picking patterns, solo fingerstyle, all genres. Acoustic and electric. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on...

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  • Performance

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    How to prepare for a deliver a solo, duet and band performance. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants...

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  • Maintenance

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Intonation and action set-up. Acoustic or electric. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on a course...

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  • Improvisation

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Introduction level; escape out of the pentatonic minor scale. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on...

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  • Themed

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    The songs of Clapton, The Beatles and The Eagles. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on...

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  • Rhythm

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Every aspect of Rhythm: Blues, Bossa, Funk and much more. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come...

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  • Workshop

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Afternoon workshop. Pay on the door. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on a course but...

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  • Rock

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Classic songs from the '60s to '90s. Tunes galore. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on...

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  • Performance

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    How to prepare for a deliver a solo, duet and band performance. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants...

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  • Americana/Bluegrass

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Country/Rock techniques, licks, riffs and grooves. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on a course but...

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  • Improvisation

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Introduction level; escape out of the pentatonic minor scale. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on...

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  • Rhythm

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Every aspect of Rhythm: Blues, Bossa, Funk and much more. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come...

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  • Beginners

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Raw to relative beginners. Exactly what you'd expect! For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on a...

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  • Improvers

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Focus on note quality and practice. Builds on Strugglers. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on...

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  • Strugglers

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    Get out of the rut! All the basics covered. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on...

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  • Intro to Blues

    Listed on January 19, 2017 by Guitar Weekends in Featured Courses

    12 bar, shuffle, intros, soloing, unusual chords. For details and Course Overviews please contact Ronnie on info@guitarweekends.co.uk or have a chat on 0844 272 4433There is an Early Bird Offer on until midnight of the 6th ofJanuary on all residential courses of £25 discount. Vouchers are available for anyone who wants to come on a course...

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