The only direction people should be moving in is FORWARDS. We want to help people maintain a sense of momentum in their lives through our learning centre. Whether it is learning essential life skills, practicing already learned skills or connecting with other people on a similar journey, the ACTS:LEVEL UP projects provide a positive environment to do just that.
Projects currently include:
Globe Café - Living in a foreign country is a great experience: new language, new settings, new people… But it can be hard at times and it is good to have friends to lean on! Globe Café is a gathering place for International Students to enjoy British hospitality, meet local people who are interested in other cultures and to make genuine friendships. Every other Sunday at 4pm, guests can come and chat, drink tea and coffee, eat homemade cakes, play board games and practice English!
Creative Workshops – We provide painting workshops once a month on a Saturday from 10am – 4pm. Every month a different prominent professional artist is invited who will teach their technique. There is a charge for the day which includes a light lunch and pays for the artist’s fees.
Brushstroke classes are for people of all ages, where they may enjoy either learning or practicing already learnt skills in water-colour painting. Classes are very relaxed and run weekly for both ‘beginners’ and ‘improvers’ at New Life Centre. There is a small enrolment fee for these classes.
Lifestyle – The Lifestyle courses provides excellent teaching and advice on healthy living. Courses include support for those wanting to loose a few pounds, tips on how to cook affordable, healthy meals and advice for those needing to shop on a tight budget.
Adult learning classes – ACTS:Level Up also provides other learning opportunities in partnership with local organizations such as Adult Literacy and Numeracy, ESOL and conversation classes for those wanting to brush up on their English speaking skills and parenting courses.