Category Archives: community engagement

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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Student achievements: New course at Deacon and Hardy

Service users at the WEA partner organisation have been very pleased with the new Art course offered at their premises at Wigston Gardens. Expert WEA tutor Kate Keal, started teaching a group of service users on Fridays in the Summer … Continue reading

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Book now for the Autumn term

We are now taking bookings for the Autumn Term. Courses we are offering at 101 are: Creative Card Making Art and Crafts for everyone Exploring botanical drawing and painting BCS Digital Skills and ECDL OCR Entry Level 3, CLAiT Levels … Continue reading

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Victorian crafts success at Belgrave Hall and Gardens

A series of Art Taster sessions were offered by WEA Tutors at Belgrave Hall and Gardens from April 2016 – May 2016. Annie Kinchington, expert WEA Art tutor offered two taster sessions and from the pictures it is evident that they both were a … Continue reading

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Europe: In or Out

Thursday 2nd of June 2016, 1pm – 4pm Venue: West End Neighbourhood Centre, Andrewes Street, LE3 5PA Britain votes in a referendum on the future of its relationship with the Europeans Union – the EU. For better or for worse, this could set … Continue reading

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Students celebrate LCFC Premier League win

Nusrat Hathiari, WEA tutor has taught her students on the IT for Me course basic Microsoft Publisher skills. They created wonderful posters to showcase their skills and in honour of Leicester City Football Club being crowned Premier League. Karen Chouhan, WEA … Continue reading

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