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Welcome to the Guild for Lifelong Learning

We will be delivering face-to-face and distance learning courses; and some of the groups, clubs and societies. Please read the descriptions on the website carefully to check where and how the activities will take place.

All activities will be affected by the social distancing rules that we must adhere to and more details (face coverings, cleanliness etc) will be emailed to everyone before the activities start.

Enrolments for all activities that are planned to commence in September are available to book now. We look forward to seeing you in the autumn.

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The Guild for Lifelong Learning’s purpose is to provide lifelong learning opportunities through adult community education and social activities for the welfare of the whole community.

Based in East Cheshire, we embrace lifelong learning and promote the advancement of education within the heart of our community by delivering high-quality adult education courses and social activities.

We provide friendly and enjoyable learning opportunities with the aim of improving the wellbeing of the community, encouraging active citizenship and reducing social isolation.

The Guild for Lifelong Learning is a charitable educational institution, registered charity (1151387) and ltd (08331345).

Events at the Guild

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Co-op Community Fund

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Term Dates

Autumn Term

Monday 6 September

to Friday 3 December 2021

Half-term holiday:

Monday 25 to Friday 29 October

Spring Term

Tuesday 4 January to Monday 4 April 2022

Half-term holiday:

Monday 21 to Friday 25 February

Summer Term

Tuesday 19 April to Monday 18 July 2022

Half-term holiday:

Monday 30 May to Friday 3 June