Arts and Crafts

Express yourself through arts and crafts. Experiment with colour and shape. Learn new skills, gain confidence and make new friends.

Here is a chance get involved in projects that add life and brilliance to world. Learn how to design fun and useful objects. Learn new skills as you progress.

Each course brings new projects into being. You will work alone and together with others. Building all sorts of handy and decorative gadgets, gizmos and widgets.

Past and present projects include:

  • Bird Feeders
  • Window Decorations of British Birds
  • Valentine’s Crafts
  • Soap Making
  • Easter Crafts
  • Carnival Day Float Decoration

Each project includes the opportunity to learn around the subject too. For example, during our project about birds we discussed how to keep birds healthy in winter, their feeding habits and how to help them in our gardens.

‘We discussed memories as a group and students were encouraged to bring things in from home to help the design process.’
Course tutor

‘On social issues we did a project on getting help and the people in our lives that help us. Again it was group discussion and individual. what we would do in certain situations, who we could go to safely to get help.’
Course tutor

Course details

  • Run over three terms, all day on Wednesdays
  • Not accredited, whole-person learning, not a certificate
  • Run at Freedom Academy HQ
  • In Partnership with the WEA (Workers’ Educational Association)

Who can apply

We want everyone to be able to be involved and this course is open to everyone, however it is important that you are able to progress through the course information. You do not have to read or write but you must have an understanding of the course requirements. If you are unsure, please contact us and we will talk to you about how we can involve you.


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