Monthly Archives: December 2013

Goodbye to Brian

This month the WEA 101 Branch said a sad farewell to our lonest serving volunteer, Brian Pomfret.  Brian was also our oldest classroom volunteer at 83! Brian joined the 101 Branch as a volunteer 13 years’ ago, having first attended … Continue reading

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Spelin? Speling? Spelling?

Need help to improve your spelling?  Students in the WEA 101 Branch Spelling Workshop realised that they did.  They have been working with WEA tutor, Ros Taylor, to brush up on their skills.  Cathy Johnson receives her certificate her.  Cathy … Continue reading

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Counselling students celebrate!

We are delighted to say ‘well done!’ to students* completing their Loss and Bereavement course earlier this week.  When WEA Programme Organier, Helen Salisbury, popped in to see them they were having a lively discussion on suicide.  However, they stopped to receive … Continue reading

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Creative writing students share their stories

Students in Hilary Lewis’ autumn course are delighted to share their work.  Hilary explains the background to the different stories. ‘The pieces by Mark and Liz were generated by objects. We spent time describing real objects using our senses and then … Continue reading

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This is Just to Say – with apologies – humorous poems

Creative Writing tutor, Hilary Lewis, has been  looking at ‘What is a poem?’, and, in particular, the Imagist poets (read on and the poems will explain what this means).  Students wrote for fun in the final session. The group read a … Continue reading

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Have a go at creative art

Would you like to discover your inner artist?   Have fun and try an experimental approach to art? Then, enrol now for a brand new course starting Tuesday, 25 March 2014, 12.30 to 3.30 pm for 3 weeks. Jan Baker will work with … Continue reading

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Well done to Cathy, Sanjay and Alex!

Cathy Johnson (right) is presented with a Certificate for achieving 100% attendance on her English, Entry level course this term.  Her tutor, Ros Taylor, nominated Cathy.  Cathy proudly confirms that, ‘I have really enjoyed my course, am much more confident and … Continue reading

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