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Workers Educational Association (WEA)

Workers Educational Association (Wea)

The WEA is the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of high quality adult education with classes across the country.

Workers Educational Association (WEA) courses

Founded in 1903, the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of high quality adult education. Our aim is to bring friendly, welcoming and accessible education into the heart of communities across England and Scotland. With the support of nearly 400 local...more

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

Explore some of the key works of selected twentieth-century British artists. Often underknown rather than underrated, discover more about the lives, times and work of these artists.

Part time
Tonbridge, Kent

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£41.00

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

This course is largely determined by the students, they will express what they would lie to explore in further depth and to help them appreciate and understand what they are looking at in exhibitions and galleries.

Part time
Sittingbourne, Kent

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£57.40

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

This is a course where students meet to share their work and develop skills in writing short fiction, memoirs and poetry. Learning is through weekly practical writing exercises and discussion in a supportive and friendly environment.

Part time
Sevenoaks, Kent

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£86.10

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

We will consider how novels written in the 1950's illustrate how different writers responded to this eventful and turbulent decade as the world adjusted to the post-war period. To include books by Muriel Spark, Ralph Ellison and John Braine.

Part time
Whitstable, Kent

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£86.10

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

Exploring the poetry of women from the earliest we know to our own times and the changing and unchanging concerns. The developments in society that allowed greater freedom of expression and the emergence of world-class female poetry. A...

Part time
Herne Bay, Kent

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£53.30

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

This course will offer a brief exploration of the beginnings of twentieth-century art, looking at works by established 'modern masters' such as Degas, Renoir and Rodin, alongside emerging revolutionary painters, such as Matisse, Picasso and...

Part time
Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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£33.00

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

This 10-week course will explore the 'treasure trove' that Beethoven's 32 Piano Sonatas provide, charting the composer's development from 'apprentice' to Haydn and Mozart ('Pathetique'); through a period of heroic self-mastery...

Part time
Ashford, Kent

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£86.10

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

Open to all levels this course provides the support and opportunity to develop and explore personal creativity. Participants will be shown a variety of techniques and have time to experiment and build confidence in using them. Themes will be...

Part time
Folkestone, Kent

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£42.00

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

Join our friendly and lively discussion group to deepen your understanding of current affairs, including: post-EU referendum effects, the EU migration crisis, Syria, ISIL, etc; regular events, such as the US presidential election and the...

Part time
St. Leonards-On-Sea, Kent

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£86.10

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

Middle East in turmoil, China back as a superpower, a new American President and the world economy in crisis. Can an historical understanding help unlock the complexities of today's world? Each week we will look at the history behind an...

Part time
Tonbridge, Kent

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£90.20

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

This 10-week course will explore the late 19th/early 20th c. 'Velvet Revolution' in Western (especially French) art music, commonly referred to as the musical 'Impressionist' movement, as exemplified by the music of Debussy and Ravel.

Part time
Sittingbourne, Kent

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£86.10

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

We will consider how novels written in the 1950s illustrate how different writers responded to this eventful and turbulent decade as the world adjusted to the post-war period. To include books by Muriel Sparke, Ralph Ellison and John Braine.

Part time
Whitstable, Kent

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£86.10

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

With the arrival of Augustine in Kent in 597 AD it is not surprising that Saxon work can still be recognised in some parish churches in the county. Norman rebuilding enlarged these small churches with new architectural styles and massive...

Part time
Canterbury, Kent

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£90.20

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

Ancient Greek and Roman art is breathtakingly beautiful, and it offers fascinating evidence about how the people who created it wanted to be seen. Discover what the ancient Greeks and Romans were trying to 'say' about themselves to the world.

Part time
Tonbridge, Kent

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£90.20

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

This course will explore poetry written in the post-war era, a time of great social change, when poets of the Beat generation in the USA and a young British generation of poets, questioned politics and culture in a desire to write new kinds...

Part time
Whitstable, Kent

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£57.40

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

Following on from the Autumn term this course continues the exploration of contemporary literature by examining a selection of poetry, prose and drama from the first fifteen years of the 21st century.

Part time
Canterbury, Kent

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£90.20

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

The course explores the following three novels which reflect society's changing attitudes to marriage;- The Awakening. Kate Chopin. The Thinking Reed.Rebecca West. Memoirs of Rain.Senetra Gupta.

Part time
Tenterden, Kent

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£86.10

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

An exploration of problems relating to corruption in Chaucer's 'The Paroner's Prologue & Tale'; Trollope's 'The Way We Live Now'; Wilde's 'An Ideal Husband'; James's 'The Aspern Papers'; Conrad's 'The Secret Agent'; Greene'd 'The Third Man'...

Part time
Tunbridge Wells, Kent

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£86.10

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

This 10-week course will mostly explore the often moving and poignant music written by British composers who were killed in action, wounded, or otherwise affected by the events of World War I (1914-18), as well as music by other lesser-known...

Part time
Herne Bay, Kent

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£86.10

Workers Educational Association (WEA)

Continuing from part1 we will explore the domestic architecture of more recent times and particularly looking at the industrial revolution.

Part time
Sittingbourne, Kent

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£86.10

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