Love Learning 

WCLR Love Learning - transform your life

Learn something new this year! You’ll be amazed at the difference it can make to you, your family, and your future.    

With hundreds of opportunities to explore, discover how learning can help you: 

  • Meet new people and have fun
  • Gain new or existing skills
  • Grow and achieve your ambitions
  • Realise your potential
  • Expand your knowledge
  • Improve your job opportunities
  • Keep active and improve your wellbeing
  • Be part of a group or your community

Find out more about opportunities across Wolverhampton and surrounding areas: 

University of Wolverhampton - Events and Public Lectures calendar

University of Wolverhampton - Find out about a range of courses

University of Wolverhampton Children's University - Find out if your child's school is taking part 

Wolverhampton Learning Platform - Information, advice and guidance, support, skills and training

Wolverhampton Learning Communities - programmes for residents who would like to receive learning and support in accessing employment, further education and other opportunities

 City of Wolverhampton College - Find out about a range of courses

Adult Education Wolverhampton - Find out about a range of courses

WEA - Find out about opportunities for adults

Alzheimer's Society - Volunteering and ways to get involved 

Townwomen's Guild - Opportunities for women to get involved in a range of activities

U3A - Opportunities for adults who are retired

Wolverhampton Wanderers Foundation - Opportunities to keep active and improve your wellbeing

Kingswood Trust - Outdoor family days out and learning through nature activities 

Central Youth Theatre - Opportunities for young people aged 8 - 25

Wolves WorkBox - Information and Guidance for learners of all ages

The Way Wolverhampton Youth Zone - activities for young people aged 8–19 (and up to 25 for those with disabilities)

 

Love Learning Event

A celebration of learning across the City.  Come and find out how you can get involved. 

Two days packed of tasters and activities for you and all the family. 

All activities are free of charge.  Drop-in.   

 

Friday 1st March and Saturday 2nd March 2019. 

Time: 10.00am – 3.00pm. 

Venue: Mander Centre, Lower Mall.

City of Wolverhampton centre. 

 

Friday 1st March

All activities are drop in

  • Find about a range of opportunities to pursue your interests, keep active and make new friends. 
  • Take part in a Virtual Reality experience
  • Have a go at speaking Spanish
  • Get your photo taken with the Wolves FC Mascot Wolfie!
  • Kids can get crafty with a hands on activity inspired by nature
  • Take part in an interactive quiz – what animal are you?!  Find out about your characteristics and what types of careers might suit you.  
  • Pick up a free gym pass to try out WLV Sport. 
  • Find out more about WLV Sport activities.
  • Play a game with your friends on our large ‘Connect 4’ or ‘Spike ball’ activities
  • Meet a contemporary glass artist and take part in a glass art activity (suitable for all ages)
  • Come and meet our learning superhero / heroine
  • Have a go at acting
  • Find out about self-employment
  • Find out about digital skills
  • Come and find out about opportunities for work, training or learning new skills
  • Have a go at a careers interview
  • Have fun taking a selfie photo – strike a pose!
  • Have fun creating music (12pm – 3pm)
  • Make a Fascinator (a decorative headpiece) for that special occasion (1pm – 3pm)
  • Discover your artistic streak! Experiment with watercolours to create your own piece of pop art in the style of famous artists. (10.30am – 3pm)
  • Worried about your memory? Pop along for an individual discussion about dementia, the support available and get all your questions answered.

 

Saturday 2nd March

All activities are drop in

  • Find about a range of opportunities to pursue your interests, keep active and make new friends. 
  • Try out British Sign Language (10am – 12pm)
  • Learn the basics of first aid – an activity suitable for all the family (10.30am – 2.30pm)
  • Kids can get crafty and make a takeaway fingerprint keyring or windmill
  • Make a decorative pendant to takeaway and wear.  Learn about the art of making paper beads, a traditional craft that goes back to the Victorian era.
  • Take part in an interactive quiz – what animal are you?!  Find out about your characteristics and what types of careers might suit you.  
  • Pick up a free gym pass to try out WLV Sport. 
  • Find out more about WLV Sport activities.
  • Come and meet our learning superhero / heroine
  • Have a go at acting
  • Find out about self-employment
  • Find out about digital skills
  • Come and find out about opportunities for work, training or learning new skills
  • Have a go at a careers interview
  • Have fun taking a selfie photo – strike a pose!
  • Discover your artistic streak! Experiment with watercolours to create your own piece of pop art in the style of famous artists. (10.30am – 3pm)

 

 

Event hosted by Wolverhampton City Learning Region partners. 

 

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This event is part of City of Wolverhampton’s activities which support residents into work, with their everyday living and being healthy’ – see other events  www.livelearnworkwolves.com

 

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