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Creative Arts

Camera on Special InterestThe AHED Creative Arts courses are a varied and diverse selection of topics, which do not fall easily into the other sections.

Amongst those on offer here are regulars such as Creative Writing, and a range of introductory & taster workshops sessions to our Complementary Therapy programme - Massage, Nails, Aromatherapy, Camouflage Makeup and Hairdressing techniques. (These may lead you to a qualification course)

We are also offering Digital Photography, Adobe Lightroom workshops, Basketweaving / Willow Weaving and Traditional Calligraphy. 

All of these courses and workshops are run as leisure courses, offering students the opportunity to have fun whilst learning new skills and meeting like-minded people, without any pressure or stress of examinations or qualifications.

New courses are always being considered.  Please let us know if there is a course or possible subject you would like us to offer in the future. 

If the course you wish to join has already started, please email the Head of Leisure on  We will check with the tutor if it is possible for you to join.

Our courses run termly, launching September, January and April and workshops run across the year. 

New topics and sessions are added to the Leisure programme on a regular basis. Please keep an eye on our website for updates and further information and watch this section for new additions!

Workshop Refreshments/Lunch break:
For workshops you may wish to bring refreshments and a packed lunch with you. If your workshops runs for more than 4 hours your tutor will allocate a 30 minute lunch break to be taken during the day.
If your workshop is based at Peter Symonds Sixth Form site on the Owens Road there is NO access to vending machines; your closest retail outlets are Tesco Express, Andover Road or Stockbridge Road.
If your workshop is based at AHED in Stoney Lane, Weeke, there are on site vending machines for snacks/hot drinks as well as local shops a short walk away.

Please note:

If you are booking a Leisure course or worshop for someone other than yourself, or as a gift, please enrol with us in person or by phone rather than enrolling online.  Please call/visit Registry on 01962 889547; there is an answerphone for messages outside office hours.