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Make your summer resolutions with Gloucestershire College

9 July 2015
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For those who didn’t quite manage to tick off those New Year resolutions in January, Gloucestershire College has launched a new range of lifestyle and recreational courses in its Part-time and Professional Course Guide, which can help you get back on track to kick start that new hobby or simply try something new.

Whether you’re a Kirsty Allsop in the making or have always wanted to learn guitar, make your own jewellery, become a confident cook or write your own short stories, the College has plenty of part-time courses available, which fit around busy working lives, with most having start dates in September or January.

Creative types can sign up for Interior Design; Jewellery Making; Creative Writing; Sewing; Drawing and Painting; Beaded Christmas Gifts and Ornaments.

While budding photographers can sharpen their shots in the Photography using SLR course, music fans can learn the basics of guitar and keen cooks can develop with Cake Decoration for Fun and Confident Cooking.

After its successful launch earlier this year, The Weekend Club will continue on one Saturday a month at Cheltenham Campus, with popular one-day courses including Sushi Making, Sewing B for Beginners, Artisan Bread Making and Astronomy for Beginners, and tickets costing £60 per person, including breakfast and lunch.

Vice Principal Peter White said: “Our lifestyle courses and The Weekend Club continue to grow in popularity with people of all ages and interests. Now is a great time to try something new and explore a new hobby with likeminded people.

“Available across the College’s three main campuses in Cheltenham, Gloucester and the Forest of Dean, and many running in the evenings, our lifestyle courses are easily accessible to all and we look forward to welcoming new starters in January.”

The new course guide also features details of professional and part-time courses across a range of industries, as well as apprenticeships and higher education options available at Gloucestershire College.

Download the new guide at or call Student Services on 0345 155 2020 for more information.

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