We are an independent adult education centre providing a diverse programme of courses from academic to recreational classes.
Students attending Settlement run courses must also be a member of the Settlement. Find out more about the benefits of membership.
Despite our full programme of classes we do have rooms available for occasional or regular hire.

The Settlement is an independent adult education centre providing a diverse programme of courses from academic to recreational classes, and over the years have built up a loyal following of students.

Based at 229 Nevells Road, our listed building is also used as a meeting point for a vast number of groups and societies, some of which have been using our facilities for decades.

Within our site you will find details of timetables and enrolment information, profiles of our tutors together with some insight into our rich history.

So if you are looking to start a hobby, thinking about enhancing your existing skills, want to get fitter or meet a new circle of friends then The Settlement has something exciting to offer you. So please come and visit us.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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    Courses Update

    There is still time to enrol for our courses starting this September. You can download an enrolment form from this website.

    The following courses are already full:

    Get Writing for Returners (Wednesdays)
    Get Writing for Starters & Returners (Mondays)
    Turner & His Times
    The Northern Renaissance

    Italian Beginners (Thursday eves)
    French Intermediate
    French Conversation Advanced
    French Improvers
    Spanish Beginners (Wednesdays)

    Oil Painting (afternoon)
    Life Drawing (Wednesdays)
    Upholstery (Monday afternoons and evenings)
    Creative Stitchery
    Hand Embroidery in Depth
    Cake decorating (Wednesday mornings)

    The following courses are not running:
    Drawing and Pastels
    Psychology Matters (Monday evenings)
    Easy Ikebana (Thursday and Friday)
    Get Writing (Fridays)
    Debussy & Ravel
    Heroes of Jazz