no joke! Stand-up comedy training course launches in Burnham
comedy and selling on eBay are among more than a dozen new training
courses being launched in Burnham-On-Sea this autumn.
Skills and Learning, based in Burnham's Princess Street, has unveiled
an innovative programme of adult education classes for local people
to try something new.
new Stand-up Comedy course will be led by Edinburgh Fringe Festival
judge Tim O'Connor, pictured right.
will gain valuable insights and ideas about developing their own
comedy routine," said Ade Bowen, Marketing Manager for Somerset
Skills & Learning.
attending will then have the opportunity to try out their acts
at a series of new comedian evenings. The first one will be at
the Bridgwater Arts Centre in February."
courses available in Burnham and Bridgwater include drawing in
a range of media, watercolour, selling on eBay, bookkeeping, computing,
digital cameras, pilates, breadmaking, flower arranging, web building,
involved in a community education class can be a great antidote
to the autumn blues and can give you something fresh and new to
do while the weather turns cold," added Ade.
are proud to continue to offer our adult education courses which
enrich peoples lives. Whether someone gains more confidence,
meeting new friends or improves their health and wellbeing, it
is all worthwhile."
year over 9,000 learners got involved in at least one class in
the county, many of whom return year after year, but over 4,000
of them were new to adult education. The team of tutors cater
for all levels of ability and will provide a supportive in a friendly
learning environment that is very different to school.
Skills & Learning was recently visited by OfSted, who acknowledged
the benefits and value that participation in community education
gave their learners. Call
08456 688 0488 to find out more, or see the brochure online here.
Comedian Tim OConnor, who will be running the new stand-up
comedy workshop in November