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.
Our Principal Helen Osborne has had an article published in FE Week, discussing the current uncertainty faced with our Adult Education Budget. Helen suggests that we need to know how we are funded... READ MORE
We recently hosted a celebration event to mark seven decades of working for learners in the city and a ‘good’ recent Ofsted report on 21st April 2017. Guests in attendance included former... READ MORE
We’re celebrating seven decades of working for learners in the city and a ‘good’ recent Ofsted report with a party.* The Ofsted boost was particularly heartening for an organisation that first opened its... READ MORE