Hobby Details

 

 

Irish

This course is geared towards those who have some Irish or have no Irish but would like to increase their vocabulary and general knowledge of the language.

The emphasis will be on speaking Irish in class and learners will develop their comprehension through listening to Irish speakers on tape.

This course is interactive and sociable.

 

 

 

Art

  • Come and explore your creativity through this beginners' guide to drawing and painting
  • Discover how to mix colours and experiment with watercolours, acrylics and collage techniques
  • Learn how to draw using texture and 3D shading effects as you explore pencil, charcoal and pastel mediums
  • Create landscapes, still life or abstract drawings and paintings of your choice
  • A relaxed class, ideal for beginners or improvers in a friendly supportive atmosphere

 

 

Introduction to Aromatherapy

This Aromatherapy course is a perfect introduction to the amazing world of Natural Aromatherapy Essential oils, their many and varied uses and benefits in our daily lives.

During this course, you will have the opportunity to use, smell and work with Essential oils. You will be introduced to natural soap making, candle making, hand and body creams utilizing base ingredients and essential oils.

You will be taught a Scalp / Hand massage which your family and friends will enjoy.

Course Content:

  • History of aromatherapy, essential oils and how they work.
  • The use of Essential Oils / Aromatherapy for General Health, Mental Health and Wellbeing.
  • An outline of essential oils that are used in common conditions
  • Scalp/ Hand Massage
  • Utilizing blends of essential oils with Base ingredients to enhance your life via Soaps, Candles, Hand and Body lotions.

 

 

Spanish

This course will cover:

  • An introduction to the Spanish Alphabet
  • Pronunciation and phonetics
  • “Survival Spanish” for everyday living
  • Articles, definite and indefinite
  • Nouns to include gender and number
  • Adjectives and pronouns, both personal and demonstrative
  • The verb “to be”
  • Affirmative and negative sentences, forming questions and answers
  • Conjugation of regular and irregular verbs in the present tense

 

 

Dressmaking

This course shows the steps required to complete a garment such as a dress.

The course will cover:

  • How to read and follow a pattern
  • Choosing the appropriate material
  • Measuring
  • Applying the pattern to material, pinning and use of chalk line
  • Layout, size of garment, and use of cutting sheers

Materials required on first night:

  • Sewing machine
  • Thread
  • Pillowcase or other practice material

 

 

Introduction to Microsoft Excel

This introductory course will cover the all fundamentals of Microsoft Excel.

The course will cover, how to:

  • Work with essential formulas and functions
  • Create stylist spreadsheets
  • Format and edit numbers proficiently
  • Sort and organise data better

 

 

Getting the most from your smartphone

This course will help you get the most from your smartphone or tablet.
This course will cover:

  • The essential smartphone and tablet functions 
  • How to install and use Apps
  • How to stay safe online and use the internet
  • Using your smartphone to help with shopping and hobbies

 

 

Mindfulness

This six week course will include:

  • Guided Meditation
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Mandala Meditation
  • Personal Development
  • Positive Thinking
  • The art of Affirmations
  • Knowing your Power is with you

 

 

Hair Care and Styling

This course is about personal hair care, styling and maintaining healthy well-groomed hair.

The course will cover:

  • An understanding of different hair types
  • An introduction to personal hair care and hair care product knowledge

Throughout the course you will:

  • Apply techniques for taming, curling and every day hair styling
  • Demonstrate plaiting, curling with practical use of GHDs and wands
  • Create up-styles
  • Demonstrate skills obtained during bring a model night

 

 

quick healthy meals, learn with your child

This Healthy Eating on a Budget course explores healthy eating by cooking from scratch.

This course is ideal for a parent who would love to spend some quality fun time with one of their children learning about healthy, nutritious and budget friendly foods. Grandparents and Grandchildren are also very welcome.

Throughout the course you will:

  • Explore recipes of choice to include tasty curries, hearty vegetable soup and stir-fries
  • Create tasty sandwiches children would love for school lunches
  • Create own sauces from scratch to include pasta sauces and cheese sauce for lasagne
  • Explore “Fake Aways” by creating your favourite dishes from homemade pizza to tasty homemade sausage rolls
  • Learn and gain knowledge that treats can be healthy by creating and baking low fat tasty desserts and snacks

Suitable for children from 7- 12 years of age.

The tutor will have ingredients on the first night and students will need to buy their own ingredients each week after this.

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