We aim to provide a warm and welcoming space for people to come visit and enjoy. We would not be here without the support of the community. Find out how you can get involved.
We are currently looking for the following tutors:
Life Drawing Tutor
We are looking for a Life Drawing tutor for Monday evenings 7.45 - 945pm. Starting in January. This a mixed ability class from beginners to more advanced students. The course runs for 10 or 12 weeks each term. You must be self-employed and invoice us termly for your time. There is a fixed hourly rate £21.00 an hour. You must have experience of teaching drawing and painting to adults. You will also have to arrange models each week from a list provided. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with a CV.
Watercolour for Beginners Tutor
We are looking for a Watercolour tutor to start in January. Currently, this course is taught on a Wednesday evening at 7.45pm. We already have mixed ability courses so we are looking for someone to teach complete beginners. You must be self-employed and invoice us termly for your time. There is a fixed hourly rate £21.00 an hour. You must have experience of teaching drawing and painting to adults. Please contact email@example.com with a CV.
Wednesday or/and Thursday evening Tutors
Unusually we now have space in our main hall on Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 7.00pm -9.45pm.
We are looking for tutors who teach courses that would work well in a large hall space. Things that work well in this space are Pilates, Yoga, Music and Dance but we also run large-scale clean craft courses like willow weaving and spoon carving. We have plenty of chairs available but limited tables. There is a grand piano, music stands, sound system and stage.
We are looking for something like the following:
Dance (ballroom, salsa, contemporary dance) circus skills, group music classes (not drumming), large skill craft (however we have limited space for storage), wellbeing and personal development. Please refer to our current programme to see what we already teach. We are looking for something we don't already do. The capacity is to have from 12-20 students.
You must be self-employed and invoice us termly for your time. There is a fixed hourly rate £21.00 an hour. You must have experience of teaching adults. Please send your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following: CV, course proposal including description, length, number of students, the cost for materials provide and student materials to bring. If images are applicable then please include.
If you would like to be considered as a tutor for our Programme of Courses and Workshops please send a proposal to contact Ellie Little.
The Bristol Folk House is a co-operative supporting the Folk House charity and receives no funding from central government, the city council or other institutions. Our income is wholly derived from course fees, venue hire, members and fundraising events. With your support, we can continue to stay committed to serving the local community by providing quality adult education on a wide variety of subjects.
To make a donation or to find out other ways you can support us, please get in touch.
We hold regular fundraising events throughout the year. To find out what we have going on visit our Events page.
For just £12 a year you can become a Member of the Folk House and discover some great perks! Visit our members page for more info.
We like to work closely with local businesses.
Two of our long standing supporters are Bristol Fine Arts and Stationary World. They have generously offered 20% off (excluding existing offers) for all Folk House students.
The Folk House traditionally has been run on a volunteer basis. We are developing our volunteer scheme at the moment. Please get in touch with us if you would be interested in volunteering.