Category Archives: community engagement

Two new computer courses starting 19 February

An Introduction to Social Media Anyone who is new to Social Media and wants help to set up an account. You will gain a good understanding of social media. Explore the range of the main social media sites such as … Continue reading

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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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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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