The Idler Academy 

 of Philosophy, Husbandry and Merriment 

Recently added Live Courses

CLASS: Taxidermy

23 May | Arts & Crafts

Learn all the basic steps of taxidermy: whether you want to create your own masterpiece or just learn a little more about the process, this class is the perfect introduction…. Read more

CLASS: Handwriting Improvement Clinic

17 May | Hand writing

Have you ever felt that your handwriting needed improving? Whether you would like to be able to write beautifully, more legibly or neater at speed, this practical course will give you the… Read more

Recently added Online Courses

Recently added Events & Talks

Medieval Supper Club

15 Jul | Supper Club

JOIN us for a medieval feast with readings from Boccaccio’s bawdy collection of tales,… Read more

CLASS: Festival Fabulous Crafting

5 May - 23 Jun | Arts & Crafts

A series of fabulous evenings where you will make friends, upgrade your crafting skills and come away with gorgeous embellishments for a summer of gardens and festivals…. Read more


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