January 2023

If there is extreme weather.

Please check this website before setting off to attend the Guild.

Welcome to the Guild

The Guild offers a broad curriculum of adult education. Our community learning courses and social activities can be booked through this website

If you are interested in continuing education delivered on behalf of Cheshire East Council or commercial training (bespoke training courses and accredited courses such as First Aid at Work) please contacted us by email: info@guildlifelonglearning.org.

Guild's Community Cafe

Our café is now open every weekday from 10am to 4pm. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy the delicious refreshments on offer.

Spring Courses 2023

Guild courses and social activities commence again during the week beginning Tuesday 3 January and will continue until Monday 3 April 2023.

The courses will pause for half-term from 20 to 24 February.

A full list of term dates can be found at the bottom of this page.

View our extensive list of online and offline courses available to book now
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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

Treat your loved ones to the gift of a day course or day trip

Find out more here

Your Local Care Community

'Healthy Chelford, Handforth, Alderley Edge and Wilmslow' @HealthyCHAW

Find out more here

Guild Exhibition and Private View

A Window on Lindow by artist Phil Barton

Free event for everyone in our community to attend
Ways to donate


Term Dates

Autumn Term

Monday 5 September

to Friday 9 December 2022

Half-term holiday:

Monday 24 to Friday 28 October

Spring Term

Tuesday 3 January to Monday 3 April 2023

Half-term holiday:

Monday 20 to Friday 24 February

Summer Term

Monday 17 April to Monday 17 July 2023

Half-term holiday:

Monday 29 May to Friday 2 June