The Idler Academy 

 of Philosophy, Husbandry and Merriment 

Recently Added Courses

Harmonica for Beginners

2 Nov - 16 Nov | Pedlars

Ed Hopwood’s three-part course covers harmonica fundamentals such as hand position and getting good clear notes on the instrument. You will learn tunes and key riffs from folk, country and blues styles…. Read more


Ukulele Ensemble Playing

4 Oct - 15 Nov | Event

Danny Wootton brings in high achieving musicians to play with you and inspire you throughout the course and you will learn how to play as part of a band.  This is much more than just learning the ukulele. Come and be part of the Idler ukulele club!… Read more

Taxidermy Masterclass with Suzette Field

1 Jul | Arts & Crafts

All it takes to learn to stuff your own animals is a little basic knowledge and a creative imagination. Today you will go home with your own stuffed mole. Think Wind in the Willows.Read more

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