Branch: BENFLEET

Secretary: Elaine Cooper
Telephone: 01268 794770
Email: N/A
Website: N/A

Branch News

COURSES ARE OPEN SO COME AND JOIN US - ALL ARE WELCOME

Monday, 5th October 2015, St George's Small Hall. SS7 4DN 14.00-16.00 for 7 weeks £46.00 .
ART. WORLD WAR I and IMPERIALISM with tutor Rosanna Eckersley. This course looks at the art produced during and after WWI on the home and war fronts. Artworks will include Nevinson's "Paths of Glory", John Singer Sargent's "Gassed" and Jacob Epstein's "Rock Drill"

Monday 11 January 2016, St George's Small Hall, SS7 4DN 14.00-16.00 for 7 weeks £46.00
ESSEX CHURCHES with tutor Judith Williams. This course will enable students to date the history of a church as well as recognize the distinctive architecture of each. It is hoped that visits to local churches will supplement the course.

WE ARE ALSO OFFERING TWO VERY INTERESTING DAY SCHOOLS

Saturday, 7 November 2015, St George's Large Hall, SS7 5DN 11.00-15.30 £17.00 includes coffee and tea on arrival and full buffet lunch with coffee and tea
A JOURNEY THROUGH ANCIENT IRAQ with tutor Frances Boardman Many empires g=have ruled what we call Iraq. Its borders have been fought over repeatedly. Join Hammurabi, Gilgamesh, and Nebuchadnezzar on a journey through this ancient land

Saturday 27 February 2016 St George's Large Hall, SS7 4DN 11.00-15.30 includes coffee and tea on arrival and full buffet lunch with coffee and gtea
RENE LALIQUE, MASTER CRAFTSMAN IN JEWELLERY AND GLASS Rene Lalique (1860-1956) was one of the most innovative designers of the last century. The lecture will examine his achievemnets in the decorative arts, the development of his business and later interior design commissions.

2018/19 Courses


Course Title: Russia in Revolution
Course Number: C2225780
Course Description: Examine why this most backward of the great powers was the first to embark on the ‘socialist experiment’, the reasons for the fall of the USSR, and subsequent developments in post-Soviet Russia.
Tutor: David Prynn
Venue: Benfleet Methodist Church, 67 High Road, Benfleet, SS7 5LH
Course Length: One Day
Date: 03/11/18
Start Time: 11:00
End Time: 16:00
Fee: £18.50
Contact: Elaine Cooper
Telephone: 01268 794770
Email: N/A

Course Title: An Introduction to Film Studies
Course Number: C2225779
Course Description: Explore the various elements of cinema and how these filmic aspects have changed over time - from the silent era to the present day.
Tutor: Bex Harper
Venue: Benfleet Methodist Church, 67 High Road, Benfleet, SS7 5LH
Day Of Week: Mon
Start Time: 13:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 28/01/19
No. of Weeks: 7
Fee: £52.00
Contact: Elaine Cooper
Telephone: 01268 794770
Email: N/A

Course Title: Worlds of Confusion
Course Number: C2225781
Course Description: Examine the popular music culture of the 1960s as both a reflection and instigator of major social, economic and political change in the western world.
Tutor: Ted Woodgate
Venue: Benfleet Methodist Church, 67 High Road, Benfleet, SS7 5LH
Course Length: One Day
Date: 02/03/19
Start Time: 11:00
End Time: 16:00
Fee: £18.50
Contact: Elaine Cooper
Telephone: 01268 794770
Email: N/A