Category Archives: Health and Well-Being

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: Silk Painting

Experienced WEA Tutor Roz Beeson is offering a new course on Silk painting. Learn the vibrant and exciting art of Painting on Silk. As well as painting, we will explore the use of resist techniques, using salt or sugar to … Continue reading

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Summer Courses

We are taking bookings for courses starting next term.  Please call us on 0116 2556614 to show an expression of interest, book online at  https://enrolonline.wea.org.uk/online/login.aspx, ring to book with a credit/debit card on 0113 245 3304 or send a cheque to us at WEA, … 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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Spring and Summer Brochure 2017

Our brochure for Spring and Summer 2017 courses is now available. Booking online will be active from 5 December 2016. Please call our office on 0116 2556614 if you require any further details.

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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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‘Easter Bonnets Galore!’

Service users at MENCAP and Deacon & Hardy, Leicester have been anticipating the holiday period of Easter and along with indulging in chocolate and doing egg hunts, have used their imagination to create a variety of vibrant, multi-coloured Easter Bonnets. … Continue reading

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