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Courses & Workshops

We love delivering courses and sharing our knowledge to empower you. We regularly deliver courses across the High Peak. 


We run courses to help you plan your DIY wedding planning, to provide skills and knowledge about event management and also creative writing. 


More courses are added each month

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THE WRITING WORKSHOP: WRITING CRITIQUE AND DEVELOPMENT

Are you writing a novel or a collection of short stories? Do you struggle to get constructive feedback? Are you worried about sharing your work? Are you looking for a supportive and creative group of people to help shape and improve your novel?  If so, this is the course for you!


The writing workshop is the core tool for any writer looking to develop and push themselves forward creatively. These workshops will teach you how to critique and develop your peers work, whilst also showing you how to develop and edit your own. This course is best suited for those working on prose.


  • This course is designed to help you develop a piece of creative writing.
  • We will explore the tools you need to support a writing routine and look at how to keep your writing on track.
  • You will be given clear guidelines about how to critique work.
  • You will be expected to bring writing to the sessions each week. We will have dedicated time to write but also time to read, reflect and review each other’s work.

Writing teaches writing.  But it’s also important that you surround yourself with the right people, this workshop will be a supportive creative environment for those writers looking to take their work to the next level.


TIME: 6.30 -9pm

LOCATION:  University of Derby, Buxton campus. 1 Devonshire Dome. 

DATE: Thursday Evenings - 27 February 2020  - 2 April 2020


** To book onto this course you must secure your place directly with the College. A booking link is below. 

AN INTRODUCTION TO WEDDING PLANNING

Do you dream of having a unique wedding, different from all those you’ve looked at on Pinterest? Have you just got engaged and you’re unsure of where to start?   


Planning a wedding can feel daunting and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be this way.


This is a course for Brides, Grooms, Maids of Honour, Mothers of the Bride and everyone in between!


This course will give you the confidence and skills to get you started on your wedding planning journey. Teaching you how to focus your energy and what to prioritise.  With a strong focus on DIY weddings we will unpick the do’s and don’ts of building your beautiful dream wedding from scratch.


TIME: 7pm - 9pm

LOCATION:  Buxton & Leek College , Buxton campus. 1 Devonshire Dome. 

DATE: Tuesday Evenings - 25 February 2020  - 17 March 2020


** To book onto this course you must secure your place directly with the College. A booking link is below.