Monthly Archives: April 2013

WEA works with De Montfort University’s Mile2 Project

Residents living in the Square Mile area of the city centre will soon have the opportunity to get digital right on their doorstep and discover how the internet can play a part in their everyday lives.                                  The Workers’ Educational Association … Continue reading

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Places available on our next counselling course

If you’ve always wanted to find out more about counselling theories and personal development, then we still have places available on our next 8 week course on Monday evenings. WEA tutor, Linda Williams, is a practising counseller and brings a … Continue reading

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Students show off our brand new stairs!

Students from Monday’s Spelling Booster workshop, proudly display the new oak stairs at the WEA, Branch at 101 Hinckley Road.  The refurbishment was undertaken during the Easter holidays and is another ‘step’ in upgrading this pleasant, Victorian building that houses the WEA … Continue reading

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Creative writing students share their short stories and poems

We tempted you last week with some poems written by students in Hilary Lewis’ Creative Writing spring course.  Hilary and the students are now keen to share some more of their work, including short stories. The 2 poems are by Janet Pinto.  Hilary explains. … Continue reading

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Poems by creative writing students

Students on the spring Creative Writing course worked with their WEA tutor, Hilary Lewis, to write poems on the theme of ‘happiness’. Hilary explains, ‘They were written in pairs or threes, with the students selecting their best ideas.’ Happiness – the true … Continue reading

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Get into Spanish – students celebrate double success

Congrautlations to students in the Get into Spanish! 2 course, which ran on Wednesday evenings in the spring term.  WEA tutor, Maria Beviar (the one without the certificate) is pictured above with her group who proudly display their Certificates of Achievement. … Continue reading

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Reminesence art work – memories of old Leicester

Kristy Johnson, WEA tutor, has been working on a new venture with service users at the South Leicestershire Community Opportunities day centre in Timber Street, South Wigston. Prompted by Second World War artefacts, loaned from Leicestershire Libraries, service users were … Continue reading

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