Other places to learn

Here are some other resources for learning in the Derby area:

Age UK Derby & Derbyshire
Age UK Derby and Derbyshire have a number of informal learning opportunities for people 50 plus. Whether you’re looking for volunteering or activities at our 50+ Health and Wellbeing Centre in the Eagle Market Derby or our Chaddesden Centre in Chaddesden Park, visit our website.

Derby Adult Learning Services
Derby Adult Learning Service provides a high quality learning experience for adult learners. It aims to meet the needs of local communities and individuals with a wide variety of courses and taster sessions to suit your needs. Whether you’re a job seeker wanting to improve your skills to get back into work or you just want take on a new hobby, there should be a course to suit your needs. Find out what courses are available by contacting our Learner Helpline 01332 717900 or follow us on Twitter @dalsderby

Derby City Libraries
Thousands of books, including large print and audio books. There is also a free e-book library. We also offer a home delivery service for customers who are house bound. Classes:

  • Internet taster sessions
  • Craft classes
  • Art classes
  • Writing classes
  • Local & Family history

Derby College
Derby College is one of the largest, most successful and most forward-thinking further education colleges in the UK. We will prepare you for the next stage in your life, whatever your goals and aspirations.

We offer an inspirational learning experience with an exciting choice of subjects and qualifications for people of all ages and abilities. Every year we welcome over 30,000 learners to our extensive range of full-time and part-time courses, including learning for leisure, short courses and professional courses.

You will benefit from our outstanding teaching, state-of-the-art facilities, strong links with employers, flexible study options and exceptional student support.

QUAD invites participants aged 50 and over to form a supportive community that create art together whilst raising issues around health and well-being.

In Derby QUAD every Wednesday 10.30am-12.30pm Cost £3 per session Ladies and gentlemen welcome

email: info@derbyquad.co.uk or tel: 01332 285444

West Park Community


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