Brand New Course Windows 10 - are you in two minds about upgrading to Windows 10 - this demonstration will talk you through the pros and cons and of both installing and using Windows 10.  There will also be some hands on time on the Centre’s computers.  All previoulsy publicised dates are  fully booked new date is Wednesday 23  March or 3 Tuesday 5 April both 1030 am - 1230 pm at a cost of £10.

Two more New Courses fromTotally Textiles: Needlefelt Wall Hangings: Two-hour session at £10 on Wednesday 23 March  2 - 4pm. There will be a small charge of £2 for materials  payable direct to the tutor on the day. 

Weaving a Scarf: using a Rigid Heddle Loom - loom provided for the sessions.  This is a two part course at £20 to be held on Wednesday 24 February and Wednesday 2 March 2 - 4 pm. Students should bring along some double knitting yarn - not pure wool.

An Introduction to Family History 2 x two hour sessions at £20 - All previoulsy publicised dates are  fully booked new date is Wednesday 9 and 16 March 2016 1.30 - 3.30. The course is designed to introduce new knowledge over the two weeks. Both sessions will introduce new techniques to confirm understanding, then develop new ideas. Both sessions will involve practical student exercises using the computers provided.

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Three  notelet designs in full colour by local artists. A pack of three designs (six cards) £3.00 or two packs £5.50

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iPad: An Introduction
iPad: Skype & Facetime
iPad: Digital Photography
An Introduction to Researching Family History
Selling on EBay
Click here for details of these and other courses

A varied refreshment menu including:
Fruit Teas etc
Hot Chocolate

Fernhurst Qulters
Crochet Workshop
Reading Circles
(day and evening)
Walking for Health
Fast Fibre Optic Broadband on your own laptop or tablet - or on the Centre's computers all with up to date software

Free after 3pm
(colour or b/w)

Jute Bags 12 Colours to choose from. The Jute Bags are 30 x 30 x 20cm have a waterproof lining with cotton covered rope handles - superior comfort whatever the load, these handles are designed to be long enough to allow user to carry the bag on the shoulder whilst not allowing the bag to drag on the floor in a normal carrying position. New colours arriving for Spring.
New date for our next 'How to Sell on Ebay' session - Wednesday 20 January 2016 (course full - more dates soon in 2016) at 7.30 - 9.30 pm click here for more detail

iPad - Pages - Word processing on your iPad - learn how to use the ‘Pages’ app in our 2 hour session.  Attendees should download the app before coming to the course.  Thursday 18 Februry 2.30 - 4.30 pm £10.

iP - Numbers -
Spreadsheets on your iPad - learn how to use the ‘Numbers’ app in our 2 hour session.  Attendees should download the app before coming to the course. Thursday 17 March  2.30 - 4.30 pm £10.
Other courses include - An Introdcution to using your iPad, An Introduction to using your Andriod Tablet, Digital Photography on your iPad and several others - click here to download our Course Leaflet.

Easter Egg Hunt
from the Fernhurst Centre: Good Friday (25 March) 2pm. Hop around our Village Trail and find the bunnies.  Fun for all children up to the age of 11.  £1 entry with a boxed chocolate egg for every child entrant and prizes for our winners in each age group. 
Come and join us the next day too for free hot cross buns and coffee - Saturday 26 March from
10 am - 12 noon.

Our coffee is good too - don’t forget we are open every weekday from 10 am until 5 pm and Saturdays from 10 am until 12 noon  - so do come in for tea or coffee and a chat with your friends.  Our prices are excellent and our volunteers very helpful and friendly- so if you haven’t been into the Centre before -   why not give us a try.
We also have the local newspapers and ‘The Week’ Magazine’ to catch up on local and general news together with lots of other magazines.