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Opportunities to keep learning in Islington.

Upcoming events...

October is Black History month and Islington Council are offering an exciting programme of events including talks, exhibitions and theatre. There are two headline events with Lloyd Bradley talking about his best selling book ‘Sounds like London’ and the launch of the nationally acclaimed photography exhibition 'Expectations'.

Adult Community Learning


Every year Islington Council offers many free adult and community learning courses in their welcoming community venues around Islington. 

Bags of Taste


Those on low incomes or anyone looking to learn new culinary skills – easy and healthy recipes to cook real food, from scratch, for less than £1.00 a head. Go to their website for courses and venues.

CANDI - City and Islington College


The college has five diverse centres in North London that make up one college. What ever your specific study requirements, experience or ambitions they will have a course that suits your needs. 

Go ON Islington Help with digital skills


Islington Council is working in partnership with Age UK Islington, Three, Hillside Clubhouse, North London Cares, Single Homeless Project, The BIG Alliance, Good Things Foundation (formerly known as the Tinder Foundation) and others to help Islington residents build their digital skills and get online. Opportunities include becoming a Digital Champion or improving your digital skills. 

The Parent House

55 Calshot Street, London N1 9AS


Offers free courses and projects which are designed to be as practical as possible for parents with a teaching approach that prepares parents to put their new skills into action. A crèche is available to all learners and classes are small enough for every parent to be treated as an individual.

If you would like more information or help to get involved in any of these opportunities please contact us. 

Health and wellbeing update service

If you are interested in finding out about our free SMS or email health and wellbeing update service which provides news and events about opportunities in Islington on a weekly basis then please contact us.

If you have received a SMS/text from us and do not want to be sent further updates to your phone please reply to the link stating 'STOP' (charges may apply) or email us at [email protected] with 'STOP SMS' as the subject of the email and stating your full name in the email message.