Category Archives: WEA

Student Achievement

Lis Manning from our Exploring Botanical Drawing and Painting Wednesday class has created 3 pieces of work which has been chosen for the Open 28 Leicester and East Midlands Open Art Exhibition 2017. The exhibition will be open to the … 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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New Course: Creative Card Making: Summer 2017

Come and join our experienced tutor Angela Cutting in a relaxing, friendly and supportive environment.  Learn new skills that will build confidence in the use of tools and materials and designing a variety of projects to be shared with family … 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 or call us on 0116 2556614 … Continue reading

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New Course: The Family at War: family history and the Home Front 1914-18

Family and social history on the WW1 home front, each session reflects on how your family might have been affected. We consider the politics, home economics and sheer terror of the period.  A course for those with an interest in … 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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