Evidence suggests that learning new things helps to improve our wellbeing, so we've put together a list of other services below that may be able to help you to learn new things. If you'd like to find out more about the 5 ways to wellbeing, we recommend these links:
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Tony is one of our Wellbeing Workers. In this video, he shares his PowerPoint presentation that explores wellbeing through art.
Bristol Central Library regularly hosts speakers on a variety of subjects. These Lunchtime Lectures are FREE drop-in events that take place every Thursday 12.30-1.20pm in the Holden Foyer.
They are running quite a few free courses at the moment.
Their courses meet the needs of many different learners including:
- learners who do not have a recent Level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs grade C or above including Maths and English)
- learners who are living with or have experienced mental and/or emotional health and wellbeing difficulties
- learners who may be returning to learning or employment after a gap in time
- learners who may be seeking to develop their skills to find employment or support children or grandchildren in school
Listen to all sorts of educational podcasts here. They also have a lot of comedy, literature and radio plays, among other things.
You can choose an OpenLearn course from a wide range of subjects. Some are based on Open University course materials. Others are written specifically for OpenLearn.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short talks (18 minutes or less). It covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages.
There are currently ten Living Landmarks plaques installed in Bradley Stoke, each with some information about the history of the area.