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.

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Come along and meet like-minded people on one of our courses. Whatever your interest we probably have something to tempt you. A wide range of clubs and societies also meet here – The Settlement Players, the Camera Club and groups ranging from art to embroidery to wine appreciation – all enjoy catching up at 229 Nevells Road.


Our supportive and friendly approach provides the ideal learning environment for our students across a range of exciting subjects which include modern languages and practical craft courses such as upholstery, patchwork & quilting and sugarcraft. Discover different authors and their works, explore other cultures and learn more about artists and their lives and times.


Painting, writing, flower arranging and more. Designed to be thought-provoking and stimulating, our courses will challenge your creativity and reveal those hidden skills……


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    Future events and workshops

    We have two special study days exploring the work of Rembrandt (June 22) and Van Gogh (July 1) which coincide with two national exhibitions of their work. Click here for details

    Venetian Masks – History & Decorating Workshop June 15th 10:00-1300. In this special session you will learn about the history of mask making from 1162-1797 then work with the tutor to make your own design. It costs just £35 which includes all materials.

    Jazz on a Summer Evening – July 12. Join us for what promises to be a delightful night of music and fun. Doors open at 7.30pm.

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