5 Experiences to Gift this Christmas!

While the festive season is about celebrating with loved ones, there’s always the added headache of Christmas shopping. From braving crowded shopping centres to finding something for those who have everything, getting the right gift can be hard work! Instead, have you thought about giving an experience? Researchers suggest that purchasing experiences make people happier … More 5 Experiences to Gift this Christmas!

A brush, a canvas and a story: Sparking creativity with Painting & Drawing

Every Thursday morning from 9.30am, a handful of creative minds head along to John Gould’s ‘Painting and Drawing’ class at The Cottage to work on various artistic projects. In celebration of Adult Learners Week, we wanted to spotlight some of our excited contributors creating magic with a paintbrush and sharing their stories. … More A brush, a canvas and a story: Sparking creativity with Painting & Drawing

5 Easy Dinner Party Ideas That Will Please Any Guest

Planned a dinner party but not sure what’s on the agenda? Don’t stress, it’s normal to feel this way; it’s a lot of pressure entertaining a large group of people! To help ease your nerves, we’ve come up with five easy dinner party ideas that will please even the toughest crowd. Hosting a dinner party … More 5 Easy Dinner Party Ideas That Will Please Any Guest

3 easy hacks that will seriously help you get the most out of your next short course

Are you about to embark on a short course experience? Whether you’re a veteran short course goer or you’re brand new to it, we want to make sure you get the most out of your time during your course. From sewing to photography, learning a new language or interior designing our short courses are geared … More 3 easy hacks that will seriously help you get the most out of your next short course

Expert tips to take your small business management skills from good to great

Owning a small business can be extremely rewarding but, at times, can be challenging. If you are running your own small business you would know all about those rewards and challenges. You’d also know it can be hard taking time away from the business to work on your business management skills. We’ve got good news, … More Expert tips to take your small business management skills from good to great