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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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WEA Creative writers share their work

 Creative writing on Monday mornings Creative Writing has produced lots of goodies this term, and we thought we’d share some of them here. We get the writing going with ideas and exercises, but we never know where they’re going to … Continue reading

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This is Just to Say – with apologies – humorous poems

Creative Writing tutor, Hilary Lewis, has been  looking at ‘What is a poem?’, and, in particular, the Imagist poets (read on and the poems will explain what this means).  Students wrote for fun in the final session. The group read a … Continue reading

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Students share their poems

Students in the summer term’s Creative Writing course wrote some poems in their final session based on ‘kennings.’  What are these you may be asking?  Simply put – short, snappy, descriptive, emotive poems.  (Check out this link if you want a more grammatical answer). … Continue reading

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Creative writing students share their short stories and poems

We tempted you last week with some poems written by students in Hilary Lewis’ Creative Writing spring course.  Hilary and the students are now keen to share some more of their work, including short stories. The 2 poems are by Janet Pinto.  Hilary explains. … Continue reading

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Poems by creative writing students

Students on the spring Creative Writing course worked with their WEA tutor, Hilary Lewis, to write poems on the theme of ‘happiness’. Hilary explains, ‘They were written in pairs or threes, with the students selecting their best ideas.’ Happiness – the true … Continue reading

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