Monthly Archives: February 2013

Spring arts and craft courses

3 new arts and craft courses started last week. Here are some examples of the artwork the students have created. Some are beginners. I bet you can’t tell which work is theirs? Creative card making for Spring Faux watercolour technique. 3 weeks … Continue reading

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Next WEA 101 Branch committee meeting – 1 March 2013

Students and tutors are reminded that the next 101 Branch Committee meeting will be on Friday 1 March 2013 at 10 am in the Conference Room (lower ground floor).  The meeting is particularly to look at publicity and marketing – … Continue reading

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ESOL student shares her knowledge of India

Sarbjit Kaur is a student at the WEA 101 branch on the Entry 3 level course that meets on Monday and Thursday mornings.  Sarbjit and her group have been working with WEA tutor, Karen Chouhan, on a project that celebrates … Continue reading

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Soft furnishings

WEA student, Dilshad Said, has recently joined the Soft Furnishings course at the Shama Womens’ Centre.  Currently she is working with tutor, Tas Ali, to practise quilting techniques for cushions.  Dilshad will shortly be using these decorative techniques to make … Continue reading

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Sewing success

Dorcas Robertson, Student Support Co-ordinator, helps WEA tutor, Tas Ali, at the Shama Women’s Centre to set up the new domestic overlocker.  The machine has recently been purchased from WEA Regional Devlopment Funds, together with a £50 WEA Regional Learner Award presented … Continue reading

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Summer term enrolments now being taken

Spring is in the air* and reminds us that the summer term, for most programmes, begins on Monday 8 April 2013.    You can enrol from today, Monday 18 February 2013. Drop into 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD or call 0116 255 6614.  … Continue reading

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Wall hangings – student art work on display

Students on art and craft courses offered in partnership with the Leicester City Community Care Opportunities Team, have worked with WEA tutor, Kate Keal, to produce 2 beautiful wall hangings.  Not only are they very colourful, they are tactile, too. … Continue reading

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