The Idler Academy 

 of Philosophy, Husbandry and Merriment 

Recently Added Courses

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

24 Feb | 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

Ukulele for Beginners

4 Oct - 18 Oct | Pedlars

Danny Wootton’s ever popular Ukulele for Beginners course is back, now featuring Prof Tom Fyfe on drums and singer songwriter Charlotte Anne Clark (ARK). Idler ukulele courses are enormous fun, satisfying and include an end of term performance to which all friends and family are invited…. Read more

COURSE: A History of London, with Dr Matthew Green

1 Nov - 6 Dec | Event

Join historian Dr Matthew Green on an historical joyride through a thousand years of London’s history, from the depths of the Middle Ages, through Shakespeare, Plague and Empire, to the espresso bars of the 1950s…. Read more

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