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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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Soft furnishings

WEA student, Dilshad Said, has recently joined the Soft Furnishings course at the Shama Womens’ Centre.  Currently she is working with tutor, Tas Ali, to practise quilting techniques for cushions.  Dilshad will shortly be using these decorative techniques to make … Continue reading

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Wall hangings – student art work on display

Students on art and craft courses offered in partnership with the Leicester City Community Care Opportunities Team, have worked with WEA tutor, Kate Keal, to produce 2 beautiful wall hangings.  Not only are they very colourful, they are tactile, too. … Continue reading

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How tall? Beach huts in December

Here are the Thursday morning maths students estimating how big a beach hut would be – yes in December! The task was to work out the scale of two beach hut fridge magnets I found at home- Ceri Griffiths maths … Continue reading

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Student art work on display

Students in Rikke Dierud-Waring’s art group at the Nia centre are delighted to announce that their work is on display at the LCB Depot.  Rikke, a WEA tutor specilaising in sculpture, has worked regularly with the group for a number … Continue reading

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Watercolour exhibition

In the spring of 2012, students held an exhibition of their artwork at the Westcotes Library on Hinckley Road. ‘Besides practising botanical drawing skills, students used watercolour painting techniques to produce the finished pictures,’ explains their tutor, Annabel Barrett.  ‘Others … Continue reading

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