As part of Durham County Council's Adult Learning & Skills Service, East Durham Trust delivers a wide range of courses throughout East Durham, including family learning, musical craft, gardening, digital knowledge, employability, courses for victims of domestic abuse and more.
We also run a wide range of School Holiday Sessions for families, including:
Active Families - Get active with the family through various sports and games. Family Arts & Crafts - Get crafty as a family with fun arts activities. Family Digital Skills - Learn how to get the best use out of technology as a family. Grow To Eat - Have a go at growing your own food in these fun, hands on family sessions. Healthy Homes - Learn how to keep yourself and your family safe through creative fun activities with arts, crafts and puzzles. Music Families - Make musical instruments from recycled materials to play as a family. Start Again - Get crafty with the family and have a go at up-cycling some household items and making decorations from recycled materials with our Shabby Chic.
All courses and activities are FREE with buffet food included.
Our next series of sessions take place in Summer 2019.
For details of the full programme of activities for July-August 2019 see Timetable below or download the pdf version HERE.
The following article was published in the Spring 2019 issue of Durham County News...
East Durham Trust Community House Yoden Road Peterlee SR8 5DP T: 0191 5693511
WHAT WE DO
We help the communities of the former district of Easington which is made up 20 distinct areas, most of which are former Pit villages that continue to be hugely affected by deprivation following the closure of the Pits. We run a wide range of projects to help the community fight disadvantage including food parcels, telephone befriending for the socially isolated, helping people in the downward spiral of debt, supporting people to get the benefits they deserve, helping people get into employment, providing holiday activities with food, getting the disengaged engaged with the arts, support for single parents, arts on prescription, community loans and SO MUCH MORE!