Branch: COLCHESTER

Secretary: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com
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2018/19 Courses


Course Title: Rule Breaking British Detective Fiction
Course Number: C2225361
Course Description: Explore the key literary examples of rule-breaking British detective fiction by looking at the history of the genre and considering novels by both traditional and unconventional detective fiction writers.
Tutor: Abbie Saunders
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Mon
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 14/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: It was 50 years ago today! The Impact of the Beatles
Course Number: C2225364
Course Description: Delve into the world of popular music in the 1960s, in particular the work of the group collectively known as The Beatles and explore the creative work of contemporary poets, painters, composers and performers.
Tutor: Bill Tamblyn
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Mon
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 14/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: East End Strikes Back
Course Number: C2225363
Course Description: Examine the causes and consequences of the sudden eruption of militant trade unionism in the East End of London by unskilled labourers at the end of the 1880s.
Tutor: Ted Woodgate
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester,CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Mon
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 14/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Britain, Europe and the World
Course Number: C2225365
Course Description: Explore England's complex relationship with Europe and the wider world from the great divide that the Reformation created to Britain's emergence as a world power in the nineteenth century.
Tutor: Roger Cooke
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Tue
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 15/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Leading Labour figures - Lost and Found 1905 -2018
Course Number: C2225366
Course Description: Explore and evaluate, in contexts of global and UK history and national cultures, the effectiveness and leadership styles of Labour politicians between 1905-2018.
Tutor: Nicholas Hyman
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Tue
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 15/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Ladies of the Air
Course Number: C2225367
Course Description: Explore the contribution of female aeronauts and engineers. From ballooning to reaching beyond earth's atmosphere, it conveys their courage and achievements via powerful human interest accounts and illustrations.
Tutor: Ian McLachlan
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Tue
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 15/01/19
No. of Weeks: 7
Fee: £52.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: The Moral Quest
Course Number: C2225369
Course Description: Examine the big questions in ethics and explore some resources and threats to the Moral Quest for responsible living in today's world.
Tutor: David Sharp
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Wed
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 16/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Russian for Beginners
Course Number: C2225641
Course Description: Gain basic knowledge of the Russian language, with an emphasis on colloquial Russian. We will practise speaking, listening, reading and writing across a variety of topics.
Tutor: Anat Vernitski
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Wed
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 16/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Italian History and Culture
Course Number: C2225368
Course Description: A broad introduction to the wonderful history, culture, food and language of Italy, including some basic language lessons to help you get by on holiday.
Tutor: Denise Bianchini
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Wed
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 16/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: The Concerto
Course Number: C2225371
Course Description: Explore the development of the concerto and examine, in greater depth, selected concertos across the centuries including recent compositions.
Tutor: Chris Green
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Thu
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 17/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Celtic Realms
Course Number: C2225370
Course Description: Explore the Celtic realms of the British Isles; Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Cornwall as well as Celtic communities in Spain, France and Turkey in ancient and medieval times.
Tutor: Michael Bloomfield
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Thu
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 17/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Short Story Writing
Course Number: C2225372
Course Description: Study well-loved stories, as well as ground-breaking modern fiction to discover what makes a good short story.
Tutor: Petra McQueen
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Thu
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 17/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Reading Old Handwriting - Part 5
Course Number: C2225373
Course Description: Develop the skills necessary to be able to read and transcribe a range of source material dating from the Tudor and Stuart periods. This course is for improvers and continues from Part 4 and would normally be unsuitable for the absolute beginner. If in doubt contact the tutor to discuss further.
Tutor: Patrick Denney
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Fri
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 18/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Mannerism
Course Number: C2225375
Course Description: Gain an introduction to sixteenth century art by examining the work of the painters, sculptors and architects looking at their often very personal responses to the turbulent times they lived in.
Tutor: Robin McCartney
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Fri
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 18/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com

Course Title: Charles II and the Restoration of the Stuart Kingdoms
Course Number: C2225374
Course Description: Learn about the rise of conflict between King and Parliament and end with a study of the Exclusion Crisis.
Tutor: Simon Doney
Venue: Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT
Day Of Week: Fri
Start Time: 10:15
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 18/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £73.00
Contact: Jos Claessen
Telephone: 01206 502698
Email: weacolchester@gmail.com