Category Archives: community engagement

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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Students Achievements

IT for ME Students received certificates in recognition for their understanding of websites. The IT for me group, taught by WEA Tutor Nusrat Hathiari have worked extensively on creating, editing and formatting webpages in the Spring term.  They will continue … Continue reading

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New course: Gonna rise up singing

Come and join our friendly singing group at the Y Theatre, East Street, Leicester- as featured by some of our students above. The group is open to all abilities.  Learn to sing with others in a group and develop singing … Continue reading

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Comic Relief at the WEA

The Working Creatively with Words class, got into the spirit of Comic Relief today and supported by wearing red. If you are interested in any English, maths or ESOL classes, please email us at 101leicester@wea.org.uk or call us on 0116 2556614 … Continue reading

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Success Story

Kay from our volunteer led WEA 101 Art Exchange group has produced this wonderful sewing picture. Her first ever art project assisted by one of our volunteers. If you would like to pop along to any of the sessions, please … Continue reading

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Leicester Mercury Article

We have a two full page article in today’s (4 January 2017) Leicester Mercury (pages 32 and 33).  The article talks about the courses we run in Leicester, our Older and Wiser Project, inviting people to join us as students, tutors, … Continue reading

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Spanish Improvers

Interested in improving your Spanish? Come along and expand your knowledge by developing and gaining new skills that will help improve your understanding of the language and the culture. Take your Spanish to a higher level! Start Date: 17 Jan … Continue reading

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