Winners of the Festival of Learning


Festival of Learning (previously Adult Learners’ Week) is the biggest celebration of lifelong learning in England.

Our mission is to highlight the benefits of learning, celebrate the achievements of adults who have used learning to transform their lives, and to encourage everyone to embrace lifelong learning.

2016 Winners

Each award winner has an inspirational story to tell about their learning journey. To read their stories, visit the previous winner's page.


2017 Winners

Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to submit nominations this year.

All winners have now been contacted. Those who haven’t won will receive certificates by the end of July and all winners will be announced on September 21.