Leisure courses

From French to Yoga, we offer a wide variety of daytime and evening recreational courses, designed to inspire you.

What we offer

Truro and Penwith College offers a range of courses designed to suit everyone, run by enthusiastic and professional tutors and taking place at a variety of locations.

Our wide range of courses are scheduled to accommodate busy lives, with part-time and evening options available. Whether you want to learn new skills, improve your knowledge, keep fit, or take up a new hobby and meet new friends, you will be made welcome and encouraged to develop your skills and achieve your goals. Courses range from ballroom dancing to basketry, cookery to childcare, plastering to photography, watercolour to web design and many more.


Our courses take place in a variety of locations across mid and west Cornwall. See the list below for some of our teaching venues.

  • Carnon Downs Village Hall Carnon Downs, Truro TR3 6HH
  • Clarence House Clarence Street, Penzance TR18 2SA
  • Devoran Village Hall Devoran, Truro TR3 6PN
  • Haven House Quay Street, Truro TR1 2UY
  • Jason Thomas Dance Centre 1st Floor, Bernard Sunley Gymnasium, St Clement Street, Truro TR1 1RH
  • Jason Thomas Dance Centre Mallets Ope, Victoria Square, Truro, UK TR1 2RG
  • Kea Community Centre Old Coach Road, Playing Place, Truro TR3 6ES
  • Marazion School School Lane, Marazion TR17 0DG
  • Penwith College St Clare Street, Penzance TR18 2SA
  • Penzance School of Art Morrab Road, Penzance TR18 2AY
  • Perran-ar-worthal Village Memorial Hall School Hill Perranwell Station Truro TR3 7LA
  • Probus Junior & Infant School Ladock Road, Probus, Truro TR2 4LE
  • St Mary’s School Higher Trehaverne, Truro TR1 3RJ
  • Trelissick Gardens Trelissick Truro TR3 6QL
  • Truro College College Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3XX
  • Truro College Tregye Carnon Downs Tregye Road, Carnon Downs, Truro TR3 6JH
  • Truro Library Union Place, Truro TR1 1EP
  • Truro Rugby Club St Clements Hill, Truro TR1 1NY


If you want to get in touch to ask us any questions about the courses we offer, venues, fees or flexibility, don't hesitate to get in touch. For Truro campus, call us on 01872 265800 or email nanettew@truro-penwith.ac.uk. For Penwith, call 01736 335149 or send us an email at heatherm@truro-penwith.ac.uk.