Category Archives: adult courses

Two new courses: Movement and Dance

Want to up your exercise levels and have fun at the same time? Why not start dancing? WEA in association with Serendipity are offering dance class to people 45 and over. The classes will focus on posture which will help … Continue reading

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New Course: Family History Workshop

Dates:  25 October 2017 – 13 December 2017 Time:  1.30 pm – 3.30 pm Number of weeks:  7 Venue:  WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD Cost:  £53.90 Tutor:  Kevin Brown If you would like to enrol you can enrol … Continue reading

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New Course: Archaeology – Treasures of the Midlands

You may have heard of Tutankhamun’s tomb and Pompeii, but did you know there have been some amazing discoveries made right on your doorstep? From the coins of the Hallaton Hoard to the Saxon gold of the Staffordshire Hoard and … Continue reading

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Autumn 2017 Brochure

Our Autumn 2017 brochure for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is now available. If you would like a copy posting or emailing, please call us on 0116 2556614 or email 101leicester@wea.org.uk  

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New Course: Silk Painting

Following a successful taster session last month held at the Newarke Houses museum during the Adult Festival of Learning we will be running a silk painting course here at the WEA, 101 Hinckley Road, Leicester LE3 0TD. On the course … Continue reading

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Free Taster: Philosophy – What’s it all about?

Come and join our experienced tutor Bettina Lange on Monday 31 July 2017 at the Great Meeting Unitarian Chapel, East Bond Street, Leicester LE1 4SX from 10.15 am – 12.15 pm. The taster will include – What do philosophers do … Continue reading

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Free Taster Sessions

We are running a number of free taster sessions as part of Adult Festival of Learning (used to be called Adult Learners’ week) at the Newarke Houses Museum,  The Newarke, Leicester, LE2 7BY from Monday 12 June 2017 – Saturday … Continue reading

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