July 20, 2011
your hand at a new hobby during centre's open day today
Centre of Somerset Skills and Learning will be throwing open its
doors to the public today (Wednesday, July 20th) when it
holds an open day featuring a wide range of free activities.
The event at the centre in Princess Street will run from 12.30pm-4pm
and will offer scores of free workshops for visitors to try.
The activities include popular courses, such as watercolour painting,
sugarcraft and pilates, plus new opportunities such as sequence
dancing, horticulture, mosaic making and nordic walking.
The centre is currently offering a 10% discount for those who
enrol on its courses during the open day or before the end of
"With the cost of living on the rise again, we want
to really make a fuss that our courses are cheaper if people take
advantage of this discount," the centre's administrator,
Tracey Kingsland Bonshor, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
"The offer is only available until the end of the month,
though, so this open day is a great opportunity to try something
new and enrol before the offer ends."
centre's full September programme is available now and brochures
are available from the Princess Street centre, Burnham Library
or online here.
The Somerset Skills and Learning centre use to be home to Burnham
Infants School before its new premises were built in Winchester
Road and the centre's staff are also inviting those who attended
the school to re-visit during this week's open day to share their
"We know so little about the previous life of the school
and would really like to discover some of the history and stories
that happened in the past from the thousands of pupils who would
have studied here," one of the centre's tutors, Ade Bowen,