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Welcome to the Guild for Lifelong Learning

We are delivering face-to-face and distance learning courses, activities, groups, clubs and societies. Please read the descriptions on the website carefully to check where and how the activities take place. One -off events and day schools are listed on the Events tab. Term dates are listed at the bottom of this page.

Enrolments for all activities that are planned to commence in September for the autumn term are available to book now.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

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

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Co-op Community Fund

We’re delighted that The Guild has been chosen to benefit from the Co-op Local Community Fund

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Support the Guild

Being a friend of the Guild is a way of showing your support for the charity.

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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