Monthly Archives: November 2014

Congratulations Maria

The WEA 101 Branch team would like to congratulate tutor, Maria Beviar, on achieving her further education teaching award this autumn. Over the last 3 years, Maria has juggled her part time teaching commitments and studying for the Diploma in … Continue reading

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Congratulations Maria

The WEA 101 Branch team would like to congratulate tutor, Maria Beviar, on achieving her further education teaching award this autumn. Over the last 3 years, Maria has juggled her part time teaching commitments and studying for the Diploma in … Continue reading

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Get sewing now – new courses!

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

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Young artists at work

Whilst parents are busy learning new skills themselves, such as English, maths, computer, ESOL and yoga, their children have been developing their artistic skills in our sessional crèche.  We’re impressed.  Maybe you would like to learn something new in the … Continue reading

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Art for Everyone. Explore, discover, experiment!

Maybe you have a hidden artist within you that just wants to be bold, carefree, colourful and simply experiment with textures?  Use other artists’ work as inspiration.  Students on our Art for Everyone course have been doing just that with tutor … Continue reading

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Working with Threadworks to offer sewing courses

We are delighted to announce that we’ll be working with our new partner, The Threadworks, to offer courses in the spring term. Natalie Smith and Rebecca Spear set up The Threadworks just over a year ago with the help of Demonfort University’s … Continue reading

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First newsletter for students at Deacon and Hardy

Students at Deacon and Hardy Community Support have been working with tutor Nusrat Hathiari to produce a newsletter. Nusrat worked with the group in Wigston to plan, research and prepare items for the newsletter. We think its great and look … Continue reading

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