Free adult learning taster sessions from GoLearn Leicestershire

All sessions are completely free and there is no need to book

Adult learner tries out one of the courses available from GoLearn

A range of free taster sessions to help support health and wellbeing are being offered by Leicestershire County Council’s Adult Learning Service GoLearn, at venues across the county during February and March.

Taster sessions include a gentle introduction to the course, hands-on activity delivered by expert tutors and a chance for learners to ask any questions they may have.  All sessions are completely free and there is no need to book.

We’re offering a range of superb sessions which are completely free, aimed at improving adult skills. So, if you want to get fitter, improve your numeracy skills, learn how to be handy with a needle and thread, or just fancy something different, these taster sessions we’re offering will fit the bill.

These GoLearn courses are informative, interactive and a great way to learn or improve your skills and meet new people. I would urge anyone interested to get in touch and see what’s on offer.

Details of the Health and Wellbeing taster sessions are as follows:

Monday 6 February, Moira Adult Learning Centre, Loughborough

  • Art and Diversity – 10.30am-11.30am
  • Sit and Get Fit – 10.30am-11.30am

Wednesday 15 February, Coalville Library

  • Sewing Taster (Patchwork and Quilting) – 3.30pm-4.30pm

Monday 27 February, Melton Library

  • Creative Writing – 12noon-2pm
  • Exploring Positivity and Motivation – 11.30am-12.30pm

 Tuesday 28 February, Roundhill Adult Learning Centre, Thurmaston

  • Sit and Get Fit – 1pm-2pm
  • Multiply (improving numeracy skills) – 10am-11am
  • Mindfulness – 1pm to 2pm

Monday 27 March at Loughborough Library

  • Sewing Taster (Reuse Fabric) – 10.30am-11.30am

Tuesday 28 March, Enderby Adult Learning Centre

  • Journaling for Wellbeing – 1pm-2pm

Thursday 30 March, Enderby Adult Learning Centre

  • Sit and Get Fit – 1.30pm-2.30pm
  • Cooking Taster (Chocolate Craft) – 6.30pm-7.30pm

GoLearn is also offering a brand-new taster session for 2023 - ‘Exploring Environmental Apps and Websites’. Learners have the chance to get hands-on with a wide range of digital resources to support sustainability, supported by expert digital skills tutors.

The course teaches learners how to find and use a wide range of apps designed to help reduce waste, connect with nature, and understand all things ‘green’ by using a mix of tablets and PCs, which are all available for free. The taster sessions are being held:

  • Tuesday 7 February, Moira Adult Learning Centre, Loughborough, 10.30am-11.30am
  • Tuesday 14 February, Coalville Library, 3pm-4pm
  • Wednesday 1 March, Roundhill Adult Learning Centre, Thurmaston, 11.30am-12.30pm
  • Monday 27 February, Hinckley Library, 10.30am-12noon
  • Thursday 2 March, Melton Library, 1.30pm-2.30pm
  • Friday 3 March, Enderby Adult Learning Centre, 10.30am-12noon

For more information about each session, call FREEphone 0800 988 0308 or email

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