New Summer Courses

Please find listed below new courses this term:

‘Gonna rise up Singing’ with Kyle Newman

Fridays starting 11 May 2018 for 9 weeks

10.30 – 12.30 pm  £69.30

Y Theatre, East Street, Leicester

Course reference C2339977

Learn safe and effective physical, breathing and vocal warm-ups to prepare the body, mind and voice for singing. Develop vocal techniques to enhance sound production, tone and projection. Learn songs in different parts (harmony singing). Sing songs in different styles. Develop confidence in singing with others. All levels welcome.

Art Workshop with Mixed Media

Mondays starting 11 June 2018 for 5 weeks

6.30 pm to 8.30 pm £38.50

WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD

Course reference C2340067

Come and spend a relaxing 2 hours on Monday evenings in a supportive and friendly environment to create exciting art works with acrylic paint, mixed media and collage with a fun and experimental approach. We will study drawing and painting techniques, working from life, as well as using photography as a tool and aid for creating more unusual compositions. You will have the opportunity to look at other artists work for inspiration, and to work on developing your own style. No experience is needed, if you are a complete beginner or would like to expand your artistic skills, all are welcome.

Vintage Style Accessories

Wednesdays starting 6 June 2018 for 4 weeks

12.30 pm – 2.30 pm   £30.80

WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD

Course reference C2339818

Learn how to make beautiful vintage style accessories, such as tiaras, head dresses, bangles and necklaces. Working in a very friendly relaxed environment, attendees will learn basic techniques in wire forming and how to attach beads and buttons to decorate final pieces.

French for Beginners

Fridays starting 8 June 2018 for 6 weeks

9.30 am to 11.30 am   £46.20

WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD

Course reference C2340070

This course teaches the basics of the French language and is great fun! It is meant for people with little or no knowledge of French. Absolute beginners as well as post beginners will learn how to get by in France and so this course would be very beneficial for people who are possibly planning a short trip there. It is taught by a native speaker.

Basic Drawing Skills

Fridays starting 8 June 2018

12.30 pm to 3.00 pm   £57.75

WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD

Course reference C2340071

To build your confidence at developing drawing skills through instruction, using shapes, and practical, simple activities. These will comprise of sketching, using pencil or charcoal, and it would also include using different media such as watercolour, acrylics, pastel, line work such stippling, cross-hatching, scribbling, etc. Collage could also be used.

To enrol please quote the course reference either online at or by

ringing 0300 303 3464.

 You can also contact the WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD, ring 0116 2556614 or email

If you are on a means tested benefit the course may be free or a household income of less than £20,000 the course may half price. Please ask for details.


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