Friends Centre is an independent adult education organisation and charity based in Brighton. We offer daytime and evening courses in Arts & Crafts, Creative Writing, English, ESOL, Health & Happiness, History, Information Technology, Modern Foreign Languages and Personal Professional Development. We serve over 1,100 learners each year at our two main learning centres in Brighton at Isetta Square and Ivory Place and in a range of community venues, including children’s centres and community hubs based on estates in the east of the city.


I wanted to write you an official thank you not only for what I found a really well thought out, supportive and enjoyable course, but to let you know just how much this has helped me develop in my design work. I joined with the aim of expanding my practice and it has really done Continue Reading

Illustration Learner

Today’s meeting with Eileen Campbell was really useful, relaxed and enjoyable. I found the pace was good, clear and I valued having a print off to take away with me. This has been an eye opening experience in terms of understanding the resources that are available to me and how to navigate my way to Continue Reading

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Craft and Makers Fair

  Friends Centre is delighted and excited to announce that we are organising another Christmas Craft and Makers Fair on Saturday 30th November.  The event will run from 11.00am – 4.00pm with FREE entry to... READ MORE

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