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Harrow workshops and classes to help you beat the cost of living crisis

Between the energy crisis and the cost of living crisis, budgets are tighter than ever before for a lot of us and there isn’t much to spare for tasks and improvements in the home. In this article, we’re looking at some workshops and classes to help you beat the cost of living crisis.

Harrow College

If you’re looking to learn a basic overview of a range of DIY skills, this part time evening course might be the right fit.

During your time on this course, you’ll be taught rudimentary life skills. These workshops cover practical skills such as painting, wallpapering, plumbing, electrics, and flooring. Learning these skills can lead to significant savings on tradesman fees over time.

Harrow in Leaf

Growing your own vegetables is a great way of saving a bit of cash whether you have a garden, an allotment or even just a few indoor boxes. The Harrow In Leaf gardening courses take place at the Old Kenton Lane Allotments each Sunday from the 7th of May, between 10am and 12pm and, even better, the classes are 100% free of charge.

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Stitch Club

For many of us these days new clothes are a luxury and repairs or alterations to your existing gear can be expensive. Stitch Club in Pinner offers affordable sewing lessons by Sam Harvey, a textile artist and dressmaking expert, Christina Verden.

John Academy

If you’re familiar with the feeling of dread that comes with having to book your car into a garage, this course will help you stay on track and keep repair costs down. 100% online to allow you to work around your daily schedule, the course covers basic vehicle upkeep and maintenance as well as safety tips to help you save money on your garage bills.

Bringing savings home

As we all try to make our budgets stretch further, gaining new skills from these handy courses can help you to save money, make friends and even embark on a new career path.

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