Monthly Archives: April 2016

Backing the Blues

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Creative Cardmaking for the Summer!

A new course teaching techniques on creatively making cards for the summer season. Start Date: 12 May 2016 Day: Thursday Nos. of weeks: 7 Times: 12.30pm – 2.30pm Venue: WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester, LE3 0TD Please ring to book … Continue reading

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A Special Spanish ‘Fiesta’!

Last week at the last lesson of Spanish Post-beginners winter term students and the tutor Beatriz Diaz Garcia held a special event: Tapas dinner. Each student cooked a Spanish tapa and he/she explained how to prepare the dish. They had seen Spanish … Continue reading

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‘Easter Bonnets Galore!’

Service users at MENCAP and Deacon & Hardy, Leicester have been anticipating the holiday period of Easter and along with indulging in chocolate and doing egg hunts, have used their imagination to create a variety of vibrant, multi-coloured Easter Bonnets. … Continue reading

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A Student’s Success Story

Lis Manning is an art student at 101 and has written about her learning experience. I decided to take up Annabel’s Botanical Watercolour class at 101 for a challenge, as I had never worked in this medium before. I trained … Continue reading

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‘Creative Cardmaking’ success!

Students on the ‘Make Your Own Greetings Cards’ course this term had the opportunity to try out a wide range of ideas and techniques including stamping and masking, creating Bokeh backgrounds and constructing and decorating some fabulous ‘cards in boxes’ … Continue reading

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‘Student art work on display!’

‘Display made by Hastings Road service users with tutor Annie Kinchington to celebrate Spring!’ Students on art and craft courses offered in partnership with the Leicester City Community Care Opportunities Team, have worked with WEA tutor, Annie Kinchington, to produce this … Continue reading

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