Cooking Counts: Free Six-Week Numeracy Skills Course Across Powys

Cooking Counts is a free course funded by the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, aimed at enhancing numeracy skills through practical cooking sessions across Powys.

Course Details:

  • Duration: Six-week course with sessions held weekly, each lasting two hours.
  • Eligibility: Participants must be 19 years or older.
  • Objective: Improve numeracy skills through hands-on cooking experiences.


  • Learn to prepare safe, healthy, and economical meals.
  • Gain confidence in basic cooking techniques and numeracy skills.
  • Enhance employability through practical learning activities.

Participant Perks:

  • Receive a complimentary recipe book upon course completion.
  • A goody bag containing kitchen utensils valued at approximately £20.

Session Locations and Dates: Various venues across Powys:

  • Play Radnor, Llandrindod Wells – 7 June, 12pm
  • The Muse, Brecon – 10 June, 12pm
  • Newtown Family Integrated Centre – 13 June, 1pm
  • Cwmdauddwr Hall, Rhayader – 5 August, 2pm
  • St Mary’s Church, Welshpool – 9 August, 12pm
  • The Strand Hall, Builth Wells – 3 September, 12pm
  • Victoria Hall, Llanwrtyd Wells – 23 September, 12pm
  • Llanidloes Community Centre – 27 September, 12pm
  • Ysgol Golwg Y Cwm, Ystradgynlais – 1 October, 3pm (Time To be Confirmed)
  • Knighton Community Centre – 3 October, 3pm
  • CrossKeys, Llanfyllin – 11 November, 12pm
  • Taj Mahal, Machynlleth – 12 November, 12pm

Limited Spaces Available: Each session accommodates 6-8 participants. Early registration is recommended.

Registration: Secure your spot today by registering here: