Branch: COLCHESTER

Secretary: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com
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2017/18 Courses


Course Title: Burning Convictions
Course Description: Colourful, contentious, and considered highly subversive, heresy is interwined with the history of Christianity. We will consider three groups of religious dissent in the medieval period including the Waldensians, Lollards, and Hussites. We will look a
Tutor: Simon Doney
Venue: Castle Methodist Church Maidenburgh Street Colchester CO1 1TT
Course Length: One Day
Date: 12/05/18
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 00:00
Fee: £12.0
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Sanity, Laughter and Humour
Course Description: This is a One Day School where we welcome guest speaker, Caroline Phillips. The ability to laugh and a sense of humour are two of the most important facets of our humanity. This Day School will look at how laughter possesses a subversive power that can
Tutor: Caroline Phillips
Venue: How will I be taught? The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning me
Course Length: One Day
Date: 12/05/18
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 15:30
Fee: £12.0
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Tiananmen 1989
Course Description: The horrific massacre of pro-democracy demonstrators in Tiananmen Square, Beijing in 1989 shocked the world. In this fascinating course we de-construct what happened, tracing its origins to the death of Chairman Mao in 1976 and the opening up of China
Tutor: Mark Felton
Venue: Castle Methodist Church Maidenburgh Street Colchester CO1 1TT
Course Length: One Day
Date: 12/05/18
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 15:30
Fee: £12.0
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Petrie and Pendlebury
Course Description: Sir Flinders Petrie died in 1942 at the grand old age of 89, whereas John Pendlebury at a mere 36 had already pre-deceased him in 1940. Both archaeologists had excavated at the famous capital city of Amarna where – respectively in 1892 and the 1930s –
Tutor: Rosalind Janssen
Venue: Castle Methodist Church Maidenburgh Street Colchester CO1 1TT
Course Length: One Day
Date: 09/06/18
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 15:30
Fee: £12.0
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Women in Art in Britain and France 1850 - 1950
Course Description: This Day School focuses on close looking at some fascinating and often beautiful work by Berthe Morisot, Suzanne Valadon, Elizabeth, Lady Butler, Barbara Hepworth and Mary Martin, among many others. We consider gender in subject-matter, artistic traini
Tutor: Rosanna Eckersley
Venue: Castle Methodist Church Maidenburgh Street Colchester CO1 1TT
Course Length: One Day
Date: 09/06/18
Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 15:30
Fee: £12.0
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com