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Where are workshops being held?

Find details of locations, dates and times of workshops near you. Remember, you will need to register your interest in person at your local library, community centre, or by giving them a ring.


African Caribbean Centre

  • Keeping your home warm, Wednesday 2 November, 10am-12noon
  • Sew to save, Wednesday 23 November, 10am-12noon
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Thursday 10 November, 1.30-3.30pm

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 221 1793 or visit the African Caribbean Centre.


Beaumont Leys Library

  • Keeping your home warm, Tuesday 1 November, 10am-12 noon
  • Sew to save, Tuesday 22 November, 10am-12noon
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Friday 18 November, 10am-12noon

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 299 5460 or visit Beaumont Leys Library.


Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre

  • Keeping your home warm, Tuesday 1 November, 1-3pm
  • Sew to save, Tuesday 22 November, 1-3pm
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Thursday 17 November, 1-3pm

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 222 1004 or visit Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre.


Bishopdale Adult Learning Hub

  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Tuesday 15 November, 1-3pm                   

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 454 0659.


BRITE Centre

  • Keeping your home warm, Monday 24 October, 10am-12noon
  • Sew to save, Monday 14 November, 10am-12noon
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Wednesday 16 November, 10am-12noon
  • Let's get active sessions, 1-2pm, Friday: 11, 18 and 25 November, 9 December

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 299 5476 or visit The BRITE centre.


Central Library

  • Keeping your home warm, Tuesday 8 November, 5.30-7.30pm
  • Sew to save, Tuesday 29 November, 5.30-7.30 pm
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Monday 21 November 1-3pm

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 299 5401 or visit Central library.


Eyres Monsell Community Centre

  • Keeping your home warm, Monday 24 October, 1-3pm
  • Sew to save, Monday 14 November, 1-3pm
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Wednesday, 9 November, 10am-12noon

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 278 7294 or visit Eyres Monsell Community Centre.


Fosse Neighbourhood Centre

  • Keeping your home warm, Wednesday 9 November, 10am-12noon
  • Sew to save, Wednesday 30 November, 10am-12noon
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Friday 18 November, 1.30-3.30pm

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 225 4495 or visit Fosse Neighbourhood Centre.


Hamilton Library

  • Keeping your home warm, Wednesday 26 October, 2-4pm
  • Sew to save, Wednesday 16 November, 2-4pm
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Wednesday 23 November, 2-4pm
  • Let's get active sessions, 10-11am, Monday 7, 14, 21 and 28 November, 5 and 12 December

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 221 2790 or visit Hamilton Library.


Highfields Library

  • Keeping your home warm, Wednesday 9 November, 3.30-5.30pm
  • Sew to save, Wednesday 30 November, 3.30-5.30pm 
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Thursday 10 November, 10am-12noon

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 299 5494 or visit Highfields library.


Knighton Library

  • Keeping your home warm, Tuesday 25 October, 6-8pm
  • Sew to save, Tuesday 15 November, 6-8pm
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Thursday 17 November, 6-8pm

For more information and to book your place, please ring: 0116 299 5477 or visit Knighton library.


Leicester Adult Education

  • Keeping your home warm, Wednesday 2 November, 1-3pm
  • Sew to save, Tuesday 29 November, 1-3pm
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Tuesday 8 November, 1-3pm

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 454 1900 or visit Leicester Adult Education.


New Parks Library

  • Keeping your home warm, Monday 7 November, 1-3pm
  • Sew to save, Monday 28 November, 10am-12noon
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Wednesday 16 November, 1-3pm
  • Let's get active sessions, Monday 7, 14, 21 and 28 November, 5 and 12 December

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 229 8200 or visit New Parks library.


Pork Pie Library

  • Keeping your home warm, Tuesday 25 October, 1-3 pm
  • Sew to save, Tuesday 15 November, 1-3pm
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Friday 25 November, 10am-12noon
  • Let's get active sessions (theatre room), 11am-12noon, Friday 11, 18 and 25 November, 9 December

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 299 5480 or visit Pork Pie library.


Rushey Mead Library

  • Keeping your home warm, Wednesday 26 October, 10am-12noon
  • Sew to save, Wednesday 16 November, 10am-12noon
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Wednesday 23 November, 10am-12noon

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 266 5112 or visit Rushey Mead library.


St Matthews Centre

  • Keeping your home warm, Monday 7 November, 10am-12noon
  • Sew to save, Monday 28 November, 1-3pm
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Monday 14 November, 1-3pm
  • Let's get active sessions (sports hall), 12noon-1pm, Monday 7, 14, 21 and 28 November, 5 and 12 December

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 222 1045 or visit St Matthews Centre.


Thurnby Lodge Community Centre

  • Keeping your home warm, Monday 31 October, 10am-12noon
  • Sew to save, Monday 21 November, 10am-12noon
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Friday 11 November, 10am-12noon
  • Let's get active sessions (main hall), 12noon-1pm, Friday 11, 18 and 25 November, 9 December

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 292 4550 or visit Thurnby Lodge Community Centre.


Tudor Centre

  • Keeping your home warm, Monday 31 October, 1-3pm
  • Sew to save, Monday 21 November, 1-3pm
  • Shop, cook and eat smart, Friday 11 November, 1-3pm

For more information and to book your place, please ring 0116 221 1771 or visit Tudor centre.


How to join?

You are welcome to join us for one or all workshops.

To join, please register your interest either by asking at your local library, community centre, or giving them a ring on the number above. You will be asked to give a name and contact details.

When you book, let us know if you have any concerns or need any additional support to attend the session.

On the day of the workshop, we will ask you to complete a Leicester Adult Education enrolment form.

Spaces are limited. If you will not be able to come on the day, please let us know by contacting the centre you booked with so we can offer your place to someone else.