New Students Welcome!

Rothsay Education Centre (REC) provides learning and social opportunities for adults. We help to build social networks and promote positive health and wellbeing. We offer a huge range of courses across varied subjects both in centre and Zoom. Click here to find something that suits you. We look forward to welcoming you at the Centre soon.

Please note our phone will be staffed between 9.00am - 4.00pm Monday to Friday term-time only.

You need a membership to book courses with us. Membership benefits include use of the Cafe, garden and patio areas, borrow books from our library and priority booking for trips.  Annual membership is £46 or for the term only £24.

We are hiring: Interested in becoming an REC Tutor?

We are always keen to welcome new tutors and facilitators and are currently looking to develop a range of evening courses in 2025. We would be particulary interested to hear from professionals with a background in the following subjects.

Languages: English as 2nd language, Chinese, Polish, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Spanish.

Art: Bookbinding, Sewing, Watercolour Painting.

Physical: Tai Chi, Pilates, Yoga, Mindfulness.

Click here to get in touch with us.



Courses on art, languages, literature, science, music and many more delivered by engaging and expert tutors.

Trips & Events

We run a wide range of regular trips and events. Members have priority booking. We do hope you can join us.

Cafe & room hire

Enjoy freshly prepared meals, snacks and drinks in our café. Hire our spacious classrooms or garden for a special event.

Support REC

As a self-funded charity we rely on donations. Find out more about how to donate or sponsor the Centre.

Meet a tutor

Dr Will Rawes has a PhD in fluid engineering and worked at the Open University producing software for teaching courses in physics and environmental science. His courses at the REC always include exciting, sometimes dramatic, experiments.