Monthly Archives: January 2014

Angela’s take on calligraphy

Tutor Angela Cutting has a passion for Calligraphy (the other being card making).  Click to find out more about her background in Calligraphy and how she has approached teaching Have a go at Calligraphy at the WEA 101 Branch. If … Continue reading

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Update on car parking at 101

Some students and volunteers have raised concerns about car parking since the City Council introduced residents’ permits on the other side of Hinckley Road last October.  Ann Butler, 101 Branch Chairperson, has researched this and put together this update.  Click … Continue reading

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‘Good’ news confirmed by Ofsted

Many of you were in classes during the week 9 to 13 December 2013 when Ofsted inspectors observed classes at 101 or in the community.  Their official report is now published and it is confirmed we are ‘good’!.  Click to … Continue reading

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Free taster sessions

A  new year and a chance to try out something new, as well as meeting the tutor.  Just turn up on the day – 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD.  Light refreshments included.  Free spring 2014 tasters European Computer Driving … Continue reading

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Have a go at calligraphy (lettering)

Would you like to write your own gift tags or invitations?  Maybe label your own art work or write some special words on a bookmark as a gift?  If so, enrol now for Have a go at Calligraphy (the art of … Continue reading

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Sewing machine skills – something new for 2015

Join Natalie Smith at The Threadworks (our new community partner) in February to learn something new. You’ll learn how to thread up a sewing machine, then move on to making an envelope cushion, a tote bag and a project of your … Continue reading

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New spring courses still available

We have new courses starting in late January, February and March.  If you are a budding artist, there is drawing, calligraphy, creative art, card making, plant drawing and painting and cards for men.  There are several free taster sessions, too, … Continue reading

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