New courses and workshops start online next week

New courses and workshops organised by the Adult College for Rural East Sussex (Acres) and coming up in November include drawing and painting, ceramics, belly dancing, and upholstery.

All the courses are currently online and a full list can be seen in the Acres autumn brochure.

Full details of how to enrol can be seen here on the Acres website.

If you would like more information please call 01825 761820. The office is open Tuesday to Thursday from 10am to 3pm.

Variety of courses coming up online which have been organised by the Adult College of Rural East Sussex.


Here are links to some of the course details:

Drawing and Painting in Black and White with artist and illustrator Ian Penny. This starts on Wednesday, November 11, at 7pm and runs for five weeks.

How to Write Short Stories with Elanor Knight. This starts on Monday, November 2, at 7pm, and runs for five weeks.

Hand-building Ceramics Workshops – Tree of Life Candlestick. Materials are provided upon collection from the Uckfield office of Acres. The course starts on Monday, November 2, at 7pm and runs for three weeks.

Belly Dancing Techniques with Ann Law. This course will run on Mondays, 7.45pm to 8.45pm for four weeks from November 2 to November 23, 2020.

Upholster a Footstool. You will be advised about the materials you need as the course progresses. It will run on Fridays, from 10am-noon, starting on November 6 and finishing on December 4.


GCSE and Functional Skills courses have closed for enrolment but registrations for the next start dates in Spring and September 2021 are being taken.

English for Students of Other Languages (ESOL) are running through the year. For the next courses and levels see the Acres website or send an email to

• Contact details for Acres – Adult College for Rural East Sussex can be found 24/7 in our Uckfield Directory. Look for the name or search in categories for Adult Learning or Education.

See also:

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