guide to online and in person courses and classes

Want to learn a new skill or treat yourself to some quality me-time? 


First Aid Courses for families, schools and businesses with Worsley Training.

• Wide choice of leisure courses for adults at Newbury College.

• Hundreds of online courses with The eLearning Marketplace (based in Newbury) including: languages, IT, computer programming, photography, sport & fitness, healthy eating, maths, face-painting and mental health.

• Newbury College‘s Study Online programme offers a wide range of flexible free Level 2 & 3 online courses for over 18-year-olds to study from home, at work or on the go. See here to select a course in Business Skills; Childcare, Education & Teacher Training; and Health, Social Care and Counselling. 


• Beginners and Mixed Ability weekly yoga at East Hanney Oxfordshire Adult Learning.

• Sheepdrove Yoga near Lambourn offers zoom group yoga and Compassionate Mindfulness Meditation and 1-2-1, Therapy or Butekyo Sessions.

• Weekly Hatha & Yin Yoga Be Yoga with Beth Trotter who has been teaching for 20 years at Stockcross, Wantage, Letcombe Bassett. You can also join her monthly Wake Up & Yoga group for 3 sessions a week on zoom.

Weekly Yoga in the Lambourn Valley with Olivia Boydall with a strong emphasis on moving mindfully, to cultivate strength, flexibility and relaxation.

 Pilates (online & in-person) Wantage Pilates Studio.



History Talks & Webinars with Berkshire Family History Society and Hungerford Historical Association.

Modern Languages at Newbury College include French, Italian and Spanish from beginners to improvers. Students will be able to communicate with sympathetic native speakers using basic phrases in a variety of everyday situations.

Geology with Newbury Geological Study Group.

Free science & technology talks from Wantage Cafe Scientifique on a wide variety of scientifique subjects. 7.30pm on the second Tuesday of the month. 


A range of fitness classes & gym facilities available at:
Herongate Club, Hungerford
Hungerford Leisure Centre
The Lambourn Centre

Weekly fitness class Love Lotte Barre Fitness. An intelligent way to exercise, connecting mind and body in small precise movements inspired by ballet. Beginners welcome. Online and in-person.

• Bambi Newport Aerial Fitness, Brimpton & Greenham

 Pilates (online) Wantage Pilates Studio



Photography at Newbury College

• Ceramic & Sculpture Courses Diana Pattenden, Newbury. 

Pottery taster sessions and 6 week courses with Elé van Schoor Ceramics, Great Shefford

Wide range of art & craft workshops at City Arts, Newbury.

Art courses at Newbury College explores drawing and painting as well as other art styles and media.


• Cookery & Baking Classes Honesty Cookery School near Newbury. 

• WSET Wine Courses Grapesmith Wine Academy.


• Cheek2Cheek Dance, Boxford, Lambourn & East Challow.

• Ballroom & Latin Dance: Step to it with a range of dance courses at Newbury College from beginners to advanced, including many styles from Ballroom and Latin to Charleston.

Incantata Community Choir is looking for new members. The choir meets Wednesday mornings in Greenham. No auditions. 2 free trial sessions in the first month of each term.

Sing Louder Choir meets on Thursdays in Thatcham with the children’s choir 6pm to 7pm, and the community choir from 7.15pm to 8.15pm. All welcome.

Phoenix Brass Beginners Group offers music tuition & instrument hire for adults & children. Just £2 /week for adults and £1/week for children. Contact 01672 512 634 or


Fun Video Game and Computer Coding for Kids Code Ninjas, Newbury  Lots of camps and day workshops during termtime and school holidays.

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