Information and enrolment days

Our next Information and Enrolment Day is:

  • Summer term: Tuesday 30 April 2019


Richard Cobden Learning Centre, Camden Street, NW1 0LJ
Buses: 31, 46, 168, 214, 253
Tube: Mornington Crescent, Camden Town


Adult Learning Centre, Netley Campus, 74 Stanhope Street, NW1 3EX
Buses: 24, 29, 30, 88, 134
Tube: Euston, Warren Street

Free family learning courses

Family learning courses in schools 

We run free family learning courses in several schools across Camden.  Parents and carers discover what their children are learning at school and get to create and take away fun activities and games that make learning fun, allowing them to support their children at home with maths and English. 

For more information about which schools are involved, look out for a flyer, ask in your school or email 

Learning through play courses

Come along and enjoy fun weekly activities with your child and prepare them for nursery or preschool, with singing, story and craft as well as time for parents to learn new skills and share experiences.  For parents/carers with children aged 18 months and older, however, younger siblings are also welcome.

These courses take place at the following venues:

  • Sidings Community Centre, 150 Brassey Road, NW6 2BA

Mondays, 9.30am-12pm

14 January to 25 March

  • Edith Neville Primary School, 174 Ossulston Street, NW1 1DN

Tuesdays, 12.45pm-3.15pm

15 January to 26 March

  • N1C Centre, 1 Plimsoll Building, Handyside Street, N1C 4BQ

Thursdays, 9.30am-12pm

17 January to 28 March

  • Gospel Oak Nursery, 5 Lismore Circus, NW5 4RA

Fridays, 9.30am-12pm

18 January to 29 March

For more information, call or text Hayley on 07810 836 811 or just come along to a session.

Family learning - Free Story Sacks sessions (with free book and activities)

Whether you a mum, dad, grandparent, uncle, aunt, brother, sister or carer - come along and spend special time working together as a family to create a sack full of activities and ideas to help your child with reading.  Activities are more suitable for children aged 3 years and over.

Book: 'A Quiet Night In' by Jill Murphy

These Story Sacks sessions will take place at the following venues:

  • Kentish Town Library, 262-266 Kentish Town Road, NW5 2AA

Saturday 9 February, 1.30pm-3pm

  • West Hampstead Library, Dennington Park Road, NW6 5AU

Thursday 21 February, 1.30pm-3pm (Half term)

  • Camden Town Library, 218 Eversholt Street, NW1 1BD

Saturday 2 March, 1.30pm-3pm

For more information, please call 020 7974 6510.

Free drop-in computer workshops

  • Do you need to learn to use the computer?
  • Send a CV as an attachment?  
  • Register with Universal Jobmatch or any other agency?  
  • Pay your parking online?  
  • Shop online? 

Come any week for as many weeks as you need. 

Download: Learn a new skill on the computer (PDF) 

Please note:

To join the computer workshops at Kentish Town Library and Kilburn Library, you need to be a member of the library.  Anyone can join and you do not need to live in Camden.  

Please bring proof of address to register.  You can do this from 12pm when the library opens to the public.  

When you come to the class, you will need the following to be able to enter the building: 

  • your library card 
  • your pin number  

These libraries are now only open to library members in the mornings. 

Improve your English

Camden adult community learning can help you improve your English language skills, making you feel more able to join in with your local community and get more out of everyday life.  

We also have free drop-in conversation groups across the borough, where you can come and practice speaking English. 

Taking place at the following venues: 

*Kilburn Library Centre, 12-22 Kilburn High Road, NW6 5UH 
Tube: Kilburn Park Station 
Bus: 32, 632, 332 

  • Wednesdays: 16 January - 3 April (5.30pm-6.30pm)  

*You will need to be a library member to join the conversation group at Kilburn Library Centre.  This library is now only open to library members in the mornings. 

Swiss Cottage Library, (Meet near the 2nd floor café), 88 Avenue Road, NW3 3HA 
Tube: Swiss Cottage Station 
Bus: 31, C11 

  • Thursdays: 17 January - 4 April (6pm-8pm) 

Contact Camden adult community learning

Upcoming courses, opportunities and events

Camden ACL Health & Wellbeing Event 2019

Come along to the annual Camden ACL Health & Wellbeing event which will take place on Friday 15 March, 10am-1pm.  This year it will be held at our head office 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG in partnership with Camden Libraries and the Camden Events Service.

Organisations, council teams and services with a health and wellbeing remit will provide FREE information and interactive activities to give a taste of what's available in Camden for adults, older residents and families.  We have a lot of exciting activities that you can get involved in!

On the day, you can:

  • Try out the Pancras Square Gym Boditrax Machine and complete a free health check as well as find out their fitness history and get a free ONE DAY PASS to the gym
  • Enjoy free and healthy snacks
  • Relax and de-stress with a free head and shoulders massage
  • Try out their dance moves with London Zumba Dance
  • Have a sing along with the Mary Ward Chorus
  • Enjoy a free hand and arm massage with Lush, Oxford Street
  • Learn about free courses
  • Experience a free aromatherapy taster activity
  • Learn about beauty on a budget
  • Have fun making a piece of jewellery
  • Make a dreamcatcher
  • And much more!

We want you to leave with ideas and plans to get involved in activities over the Easter break and into the summer and beyond that are free or low cost.

We look forward to seeing you then!


Health and wellbeing course guide 2018-19

Westminster Kingsway College offer courses in your local community for all ages.  You could learn something new and meet new friends at a community course in Camden.

DownloadHealth and wellbeing course guide 2018-19 (PDF)

Camden Apprenticeships

Want to earn while learning or training? Got ambition but need more work experience?

If you live in Camden or you attended a Camden secondary school, contact Camden Apprenticeships.

An apprenticeship allows you to earn a salary, get work experience and complete a qualification at the same time. Camden Apprenticeships creates a wide range of roles, helping people of all ages (now no upper age limit) access their chosen careers.  

See more information about apprenticeships.

Get into Learning! Free short courses and workshops

See information about free short courses and workshops for Camden residents aged 19 and over

Free employability courses

Develop your confidence to apply for work. 

For more information contact Panchali Kar on 020 7255 4733 or email

IT volunteers needed

We are looking for volunteers to support residents to use computers to develop computer skills, access services and information, to keep in touch with friends and family and for leisure.

For more information or to book your place, contact Camden Adult Community Services

Do you need careers advice?

Come along and get FREE careers advice from a qualified Advice & Guidance Officer who can provide one-to-one support with: 

  • Career options
  • Links to local job opportunities
  • Writing a CV
  • Job searching and completing application forms
  • Interview skills
  • Information on further training

To book an appointment, contact David Hermanstein on 020 7388 7932 or 07908 845 154 or

Contact Camden Adult Community Services