Please note our phone will be staffed between 9.00am - 2.00pm Monday to Friday term-time only

Our summer term has now started and courses are available to book online and can be viewed on the 'Courses' page of this website. It's not too late to book courses starting w/c 19th April and we also have short courses starting after May half-term.

 To secure a place please book as soon as possible to ensure courses run.  If you are unsure about attending a Zoom class feedback from our students can be found on our 'News & Information' page. Thank you for your continuing support which is essential for the future of The REC! 


Take a look at our 'News & Information' page for details on our fundraising appeal and how you can donate - thank you


Rothsay Education Centre (REC) provides learning and social opportunities for adults. We encourage students to continue to grow and learn thus contributing to their health and wellbeing



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


A range of regular trips, annual holidays and weekly walks with Rothsay Ramblers available to members.

Cafe & room hire

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

Rosemary Adams

Rosemary graduated with a BSc (Hons) from the University of Surrey, a four-year course that included several months spent in different parts of Germany. Her first job was working for a a Swiss engineering company as a bi-lingual personal assistant. She started at the REC twenty-five years ago with one class, gained a qualification in teaching adult learners and currently has five various level classes in German. She is the secretary of the Bedford Bamberg Association, which promotes friendship between our twin towns. Take a look at our March 12th newsletter to see how Rosemary has adapted to teaching online while the REC is temporarily closed.