Please note our phone will be staffed between 9.00am - 1.00pm Monday to Friday term-time only

  We have new courses starting after half-term (w/c 2nd November) and Saturday courses on 7th November

Our 2021 Spring and Summer term courses will be available to book on-line from Monday 26th October. Please note the REC is closed for half-term from Monday 26th to Friday 30th October

 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

Bente de Grey is a local writer who has published both feature articles and fiction. Last year she completed a novel for young adults, which is currently being considered for publication.

After a degree in librarianship from Oslo University, Bente moved to Scotland where she worked as a research librarian. Following a career in librarianship and editing Bente returned to university (Luton) and obtained a first class honours degree and an MA in Creative Writing. For the last 11 years, she has led writing courses for writers’ groups and at the REC.