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.

 

We close for the Christmas break  at 10.00pm Thursday 11th December and reopen 9.00am Monday 5th January.  Happy Christmas to all our students and visitors and we look forward to welcoming you back in January.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • News

    New Blood

    At the AGM on 26th November we gave our heartfelt thanks to Carola Garvie as she stood down from the position of Chair. She will stay on the Management Committee and support our new Chair Pam Burn. Welcome to all the new members. See Who's Who for a full list of the Committee.

    Start a new challenge in 2015

    An exciting programme of courses begin in January and there is still time to grab a space on the following:

    Get Writing for Starters and Returners
    Mud, Songs & Dear Old Blighty: WW1 and Popular Culture
    The Poetry of Coleridge
    Restoration Comedy
    Introduction to Existentialism
    Psychology (Fri morn)
    Oil Painting (Thurs morn)
    Cake Decorating (Weds eve)