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Acropolis Education
6 Greenholme Avenue, Westgate, Morecambe, Lancashire, LA4 4TR
Tel: 01524 421731
Email: enquiry@acropoliseducation.co.uk
We offer activity & craft sessions and education sessions to schools and clubs. Also we offer talks, lectures and guided walks to schools, clubs, groups and any other interest groups.

Astrology
www.reflective-astrology.co.uk/
with Mike Eyre
Tel: 07754778615
mikeeyre07@yahoo.com

Barton Road Learning Centre
Tel: 01524 65622
Barton Rd Youth + Community Centre, Hala, Lancaster.
Computers, internet + IT training.

Bay Sea School Ltd
"Stop Dreaming — Start Sailing!"
Telephone: 07721 891 615
Bay Sea School Ltd is registered at 8, Coniston Rd, Morecambe, LA4 5PS
Escape for a few hours and experience the thrill of sailing on Morecambe Bay's wonderful adventure playground. Or learn to sail a small yacht yourself with the best Coastal Sailing Centre in the North of England run by an award-winning RYA instructor.
There's a full range of Royal Yachting Association courses you can do with Bay Sea School including online courses and classroom navigation classes.
Read what customers say on TripAdvisor.

Jane's Social Media
Social Media and Ethical Sales Trainer
www.janessocialmedia.co.uk
Tel: 01524 752723
Mobile: 07521 314926
Jane Binnion creates bespoke training plans and adapt my training to address the needs of the participants, whether you are a novice or already experienced with social media. Customers range from local government to sole traders.

The Jewellery Maker
01524 874033
Janet Fraser on 07817689408
Delia Hamer on 07862719854
thejewellerymaker@gmail.com
We offer silver jewellery making courses, ranging from 8 weeks, one day, half day to 6 day residential courses. We cover traditional jewellery making techniques, beading, silver clay, and workshop facilities for accomplished jewellers. To find out more, or to book one of the courses, please call, e-mail us or visit our website.

Lancaster Community Music Centre
meets at 9.15 on Saturdays at Lancaster Royal Grammar School. An independent organisation since 1994, it offers the chance to take part in a wide range of musical activities. Members’ ages range from four to eighty with every decade between represented and tuition is available on a wide range of instruments.
Why not come along and give it a go?
Tel: 07866-289545.

Lancaster Express English Lancaster Express English
English Language Tuition in the Lancaster area. www.lancasterexpressenglish.co.uk
Tel: 07795 276 267
Would you like to speak English more confidently and fluently?
Courses include: Preparation for IELTS or FCE, Improve your Fluency, English for Academics and for Medical Professionals. All classes are tailored to suit your needs. One-to-one tuition available. Flexible hours.
For more information please contact: emma@lancasterexpressenglish.co.uk
Follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/LancasterExpressEnglish
Twitter: @LXEnglish

Lancaster Languages
Well House Farm, Wyresdale Road, Lancaster, LA1 3JJ.
Tel: 0044 (0)1524 849969
Bespoke language training in English, German, French and Norwegian for companies and individuals. We work with people in business, industry, education and academia, helping you to develop the necessary linguistic skills for your field.
We offer weekly lessons or intensive 'total immersion' courses lasting one or two weeks.
For non-native English speakers, we have a specialised programme for pronunciation difficulties. The intensive courses also include a social and cultural programme and accommodation with a local host family. Most courses are taught one-to-one or in small groups and every course is tailor-made according to the particular level and requirements of the client. The enthusiastic and highly qualified teachers deliver the training either at our Lancaster premises or at a location convenient to you.
Please visit our website www.lancasterlanguages.co.uk and contact us for a free consultation.

Lancaster Tutoring Centre.
78 Palatine Avenue, Scotforth, Lancaster.
Tel 01524 61199.
Email: jan@lancastertutoring.co.uk.
Professional Tuition for children aged 6-16 in a safe environment. English, Maths, SATs, Entrance exams, SEN. Raises motivation and self confidence.

Michelle Lawson - Internet Tutoring
(Beginners to Seniors)

On your OWN Computer
In your Own Home
At your OWN Pace
Contact. Michelle Lawson.
Email: abitofabuzz@gmail.com
Tel: 078 285 88 736
Areas Covered: Lancaster, Morecambe, Carnforth.

Leighton Moss Nature Reserve
Myers Farm, Silverdale, Carnforth, Lancs, LA5 0SW tel. 01524 601601
One of the RSPB's most important reserves. The largest remaining reedbed in north-west England attracts a wonderful range of wildlife. Among its special birds are breeding bitterns, bearded tits and marsh harriers, with water rails and pochards, and its mammals include roe and red deer. You can take your pick of long or short nature trails - shorter ones are suitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. As are most of the hides.
Open daily from 9am to 9pm (or sunset, when earlier) and has an impressive Visitor centre & year round programme of events and activities (see website for details of events at the reserve and for summer Morecambe seafront events). Most events last 2-3 hours. Events are FREE if you come by public transport on production of valid train or bus ticket.

Ludus Dance Company
Assembly Rooms, King Street, Lancaster LA1 1RE
Gen. Enquiries : 01524 35936. Fax: 01524 847744.
Touring Enquires: 01524 389901.
Diverse schedule of classes in a variety of techniques / styles. The company produces issue based work that tours to schools and theatres across the UK and internationally and creates dance & workshops for a broad-range of schools and community groups.
"Whether you just want to have fun, enjoy a creative way to get fit, or reach a professional dance level - Ludus Dance has a dance class for you. We have an unrivalled reputation for excellence in dance and dance teaching built over 30 years. Select from dance classes in Lancaster or youth classes across Lancashire."

Marsh Community Centre
Willow Lane, Lancaster, LA1 5PP.
Tel: 01524 843300 / 0787 622 5633.
Primarily concerned with improving social welfare provision, community development addressing a broad range of issues generated by the environment, housing, health and unemployment with an emphasis on marginalised groups. The centre is about developing self-confidence and skills in the people in order that they join together to bring about collective social change. The centre is dedicated to working with people of all ages, running a series of groups and classes in the daytime and evening and is committed to working with young people during all half-terms.
There is a fully equipped training suite with eight computers, a spacious main hall ideal for projects, functions, meetings, parties etc. The centre has also a small but fully accessible teaching kitchen.

Maths tutor Lancaster and Lune Valley
Siobhan Tough
Tel: 01524 770000
I have 22 years experience teaching Maths in an 11-16 Lancashire school. Whether it is a question of confidence, extra practice, stretching the gifted and talented or particular areas of maths not fully understood I can provide help and expertise. I am happy to tutor small groups or individuals.

Middle Wood Environmental Centre, Wray.
Permaculture Courses: Sustainable solutions to help you change your life and work. with Dr Rod Everett
For details tel: 015242 22214

Morecambe Learning Centre
66-68 Euston Road, Morecambe LA4 5DG
Community education venue offering the latest courses in Skills for Life, ICT and English for Speakers of Other Languages. The facility offers flexible courses for everybody, from complete beginners to Level 2 candidates, and is open Monday – Thursday daytime and evenings. Friendly tutors are on hand to help you with any aspect of your course, or to offer advice on which courses would be right for you.
Courses available include: Numeracy, Literacy, E-mail and internet, Basic Computer Skills, IT Users, CLAiT, English for Speakers of Other Languages.
For more information call Morecambe Learning Centre on 01524 410365 or the course enquiry line on 0800 306 306

More Music in Morecambe - aka The Hothouse
Devonshire Road, Morecambe - (01524) 831997
This bustling community venue encourages all kinds of (mainly but not exclusively) musical activities. There are regularly courses at the Hothouse on DJ and audio skills as well as a full range of music, composition and performance courses, weekly sessions and workshops for all ages and abilities.

The Music Spot School of Music
Studio at 3 Great John Street, Lancaster LA1 1NQ
Tel: 01524 842007.
Learn piano, keyboard, guitar (classical, rock, jazz), woodwind, brass, violin, voice (classical, rock, jazz), drums (all styles) and theory. ABRSM and LCM exam boards.

MusicTeachers.co.uk
is a database of thousands of music teachers all across the UK (including Lancaster). It is a free-to-use resource with a good search function, which helps people to find a tutor in their area for any instrument of their choosing (including singing). You can easily see which teachers have certain qualifications or meet certain criteria, e.g. if they are a Musician's Union member, or if they have completed the NSPCA Keeping Children Safe in Music course.
You can also use the site to find musical accompanists if you need someone to assist you with performances or exams.
Shortcut to their Lancaster listings
Shortcut to thei Lancashire listings

Music and Spanish Tuition
Small friendly classes or one-to-one tuition:
Creative Piano for Kids
Fun Music Group for Kids
Spanish for Kids and Family Groups
Beginners' Spanish
Brush up your Spanish
Learn Spanish through Music
For more information please call Eleanor Levin on 01524 63661 or email eleanorlevin@clearlightmedia.co.uk
Eleanor Levin has a first class degree in Spanish and Music from Lancaster University, is a former member of the BBC Languages and Bitesize teams and has lived and worked in Spain and Mexico.

PTS Training
If you would like to work on the railways you will need to obtain your personal track safety license. Infrasafe run regular PTS Training courses enabling you to obtain your Sentinel Card. Training can take place at any suitable nationwide location to suit your needs.
Please contact Jan Hindhaugh directly at jank@infrasafe.co.uk or on 0191 499 0024

Lancaster & Morecambe University of the 3rd Age (U3A)
For retired people of any age. Many courses. No qualifications required, share interests, pick up skills and ideas. Tel: 01524 732923




Education Resources


Global Link DEC
YMCA Building, New Road, Lancaster, LA1 1EZ
Tel (typetalk): +44 (0)1524 36201
registered charity no: 1107471
Global Link is a Development Education Centre (DEC) based in Lancaster in the UK. We run workshops, exhibitions, training and other events in schools, colleges and the wider community on global citizenship issues.
We also deliver Continuing Professional Development, support and advice for teachers and other educators, youth and community workers, councils, and anyone interested in the global dimension, community cohesion or sustainable development.

NCBI Lancashire
NCBI Lancashire, Trinity Methodist Church, Marine Road West, Morecambe, LA3 1BY
Tel: 01524 421488
The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) is a not-for-profit leadership training organisation. Established over 25 years ago, NCBI has been working to eliminate discrimination on the grounds of nationality, race, gender, religion, class, sexual orientation, age, physical ability, occupation or life circumstance. We achieve this through the delivery of training courses and workshops which teach practical tools which can be used in the workplace, community and daily life.
NCBI offers:
Community training workshops
Diversity leadership development programme
Consultancy and training for organisations on equalities issues
Conflict resolution
Peer-led training programmes (e.g. work on bullying in schools)

 

 

 

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