In person courses will resume from April 12th however provision will be limited in order to adhere to Welsh government guidelines.

Course TitleDateLocationCostDescription
Art (Watercolours)15th September (10 weeks)
Chepstow£84Still life watercolour painting course for all levels
Digital Skills15th SeptemberChepstow£10
Learn the basics of computer
Monday 6.30 – 8.30pm or Wednesday 1 – 3pm
EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) TBC
Wednesday
1-2pm
Chepstow £12.60
1 hour a week for 3 weeks

If you are feeling stressed and anxious and want to learn a simple but powerful technique to help you feel more relaxed and calm then this short course is right for you. Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) or tapping sends calming messages to the brain and there are now over 100 scientific studies proving the effectiveness of the technique. Learners will be shown the method so that they then have a free tool at their fingertips – literally – to help them to feel calmer whenever they feel stressed or anxious.
Local Welsh HistoryTBCChepstow £50.40 for 6 weeksDiscover the history of Monmouthshire
Discover and learn about historical Welsh figures
Understand the turbulent events of the 19th and 20th centuries in Wales
The history of Welsh surnames
SpanishTBCAbergavenny
ILS Upcycle and Sell9am – 1pmAbergavennyFree
Job Club 1-3pmAbergavennyFree
Improve your mathsTBCCaldicot£10 registration fee then classes are freeDo you want to improve your maths? This class is aimed at helping build your confidence in maths and improving your maths skills. The topics covered are flexible and can be designed for each individuals requirements. Topics covered can range from basic maths to help with everyday life situations to covering topics to help prepare a learner for GCSE maths.

Employability SkillsTBCCaldicot£10 registration fee and then classes are freeThe course is aimed at improving your employability skills. Our tutor will focus on CV writing, interview skills (including preparation before, things to remember during the interview and question preparation), building confidence, analysing job adverts or tailored sessions to suit each learner.

Art (Watercolours)TBCCaldicot£84

Summer 2021

Art & craft workshops with your child…

WorkshopDateLocationCost
Painting & drawing sea animals 10th AugustUsk10am – 1pm Adult £10 Child £5
Willow weaving – make a garden decoration20th AugustUsk10am – 1pm Adult £10 Child £5 plus £5 materials

Summer Art & Craft Workshops

WorkshopDateLocationCost
Macrame workshop make a bespoke wall hanging9th AugustUsk10am – 1pm £15 plus £3 materials
Watercolour workshop17th AugustUsk10am – 1pm £15
Willow weaving workshop make a decoration for your home or garden17th AugustUsk10am – 1pm £15 plus £3 materials
Sewing Workshop,  make a drawstring Gift Bag.
New sewing workshop in Abergavenny, learn how to make your own drawstring gift bags.
Wednesday 11th August 10-1pmAbergavennyFor more information or to book a place please email jemimajones@monmouthshire.gov.uk
Discover colour looking at impressionists.
Discuss and be inspired by impressionist paintings and explore the world of colour. No experience needed, all you need is a sketchbook, colour pencils and just an interest in impressionists.

TBCAbergavenny
Quirky illustrated seascapes in Acrylics
Enjoy quirky drawing, composition and illustration style to create a one off image of colourful cottages at the seaside. Suitable for improvers or experienced.

TBCAbergavenny
Expressive Mixed Media Workshop, Flowers and Vase.
Using Inks on canvas, inspired by vase with bright flowers. Let the inks run to create colourful unrealistic painting.

TBCAbergavenny
Portrait/Life Workshop for Improvers
Using a model and working from life, improve your observation skills and challenge your art with short and lose poses from the model. With tutor guidance if needed.

TBCAbergavenny
Sketch or Paint Outside – Field trip
Suitable for improvers or experienced artists, join Emma Rhydderch Price in a Field trip. Relax, sketch or paint and gather inspiration from your surroundings.
TBCAbergavenny
Willow Weaving Workshop
12/08/21 1-4pmMonmouth£15 plus materials
Macrame Workshop
19/08/21 1-4pmMonmouth£15 plus materials

If you are interested in a particular course, contact the relevant centre – communityed@monmouthshire.gov.uk

Abergavenny Community hub: Town Hall, Cross Street, Abergavenny, NP7 5HD.

Abergavenny Youth & Community Education Centre: Old Hereford Road, Abergavenny, NP7 6EL

Caldicot Community Hub: Woodstock Way, Caldicot, NP26 5DB.

Chepstow Community Hub: Manor Way, Chepstow, NP16 5HZ.

Monmouth Community Hub: Rolls Hall, Whitecross Street, Monmouth, NP25 3BY.

Usk Community Hub: 35 Maryport Street, Usk, NP15 1AE.