New Students Welcome!

Rothsay Education Centre (REC) provides learning and social opportunities for all adults. We help to build social networks and promote positive health and wellbeing. We offer a huge range of courses across varied subjects. 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.

Some courses are running on Zoom and some in the classroom and on Zoom - talk to us on 01234 302203 to find a course to suit you.

You need a membership to book courses with us. This also allows you access to the Centre to enjoy a coffee with friends in the café, use the garden or our library and priority booking for trips.  Annual membership is £44 or for the term only £23. 


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.