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.

Autumn & Winter 2022

Guild courses and social activities commenced during the week beginning 5 September and will continue until 2 December.

The courses will pause for half-term from 24 to 28 October.

Additional dates may be planned due to the bank holiday for the Queen's funeral.

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

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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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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