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LOUGHTON & EPPING BRANCH

DAYTIME CLASSES FOR ADULTS 2018-19

                      

ART     MUSIC    LITERATURE    HISTORY      WILDLIFE    GARDENS

 

Branch: LOUGHTON & EPPING

Contact: Pat Dale

T: 020 8281 1536

E: mrspdale@gmail.com

 

 

Course title: Gardening - Appreciation: History of herb, physik and botanic gardens.

Tutor: Andrew Sankey

Cost: £80.00

Date: Mon 24/9/2018

Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Sessions: 10

Course ref: C2225639

Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN

Description: Discover some of the Britain’s finest botanic gardens and recreated herb gardens by exploring the history of herbs in the British garden - from the medieval monastery herb gardens through to the present day.

 

 

Course title: History: The British Raj Early Period

Tutor: Gregor Davey

Cost: £80.00

Date: Tue 25/9/2018

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions: 10

Course ref: C2225642

Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN

Description: Examine Anglo-Indian relations from 1603 to 1857 including: initial contacts,  trade, direct rule, the relationship with Indian rulers, company administration, the Rebellion, and aspects of Anglo-Indian life.

 

 

Course title: Nature, Ecology & Permaculture: Why Woodlands Matter

Tutor: Patricia Moxey

Cost: £80.00

Date: Wed 26/9/2018

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions: 10

Course ref: C2225673

Venue: Jack Siley Pavilion, 1 Tidys Lane, Off Palmers Hill, Epping, CM16 6SP

Description: Consider the different types of woodland that occur in different regions of the world and explore how humans continue to exploit such rich habitats for a wealth of materials but are also destroying large swathes to make way for changes in land use.

 

 

Course title: Literature: Ovid - works and legacy

Tutor: Adrian Eckersley

Cost: £180.00

Date: Thu 27/9/2018

Time: 10:00 - 12:15

Sessions: 20

Course ref: C2225645

Venue: Epping United Reform Church, Lindsey Street, Epping, CM16 6RB

Description: Examine the power of Ovid's poetry to shape the mental world of its readers, in its original Roman context, the context of the European renaissance and finally in our own time.

Note: This course runs over the Autumn and Spring terms. Start date in Spring is 10/01/19.

 

 

Course title: History: Ten Britishers of Note

Tutor: Edward De Maunsell

Cost: £80.00

Date: Mon 7/1/2019

Time: 14:00 - 16:00

Sessions: 10

Course ref: C2225674

Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN

Description: Examine ten influential individuals from the history of the British Isles who have left their mark on the historical development of the UK.

 

 

Course title: Literature: Introduction to Mythology

Tutor: Ben Pestell

Cost: £80.00

Date: Tue 8/1/2019

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions: 10

Course ref: C2225647

Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN

Description: Explore a variety of ancient myths to show how they offer a unique way of understanding the world.

 

Course title: Nature, Ecology & Permaculture: Natural History in the Changing World

Tutor: Patricia Moxey

Cost: £80.00

Date: Wed 9/1/2019

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions: 10

Course ref: C2225672

Venue: Jack Siley Pavilion, 1 Tidys Lane, Off Palmers Hill, Epping, CM16 6SP

Description: Examine examples of wildlife that are adapting to changes in their habitats on land or sea and consider the outcomes of possible conservation measures.

 

 

 

Course title: Music Appreciation: Bad Music

Tutor: Chris Green

Cost: £50.00

Date: Tue 23/4/2019

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions: 6

Course ref: C2225669

Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN

Description: Examine the various debates about music labelled ‘bad’ and explore the arguments for and against such judgements.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Course title: Nature, Ecology & Permaculture: Wetlands in Summer

Tutor: Patricia Moxey

Cost: £56.00

Date: Wed 24/4/2019

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Sessions: 7

Course ref: C2225670

Venue: Jack Siley Pavilion, 1 Tidys Lane, Off Palmers Hill, Epping, CM16 6SP

Description: Gain an appreciation of some of the lifecycles found in aquatic habitats.

 

 

Visit to Blickling Estate, Norfolk,   24th May, 2018

Blickling Estate surrounds a fine Jacobean mansion with 55 acres of magnificent gardens and a historic park.  The Long Gallery Library is the most prestigious book collection held by the National Trust. The formal gardens are the product of three centuries of inspired planting, from the Reptons to Nora Lindsay. The grounds also house the RAF Oulton Museum (entry inclusive). Facilities include a shop, a stamp shop, two cafes and a restaurant, second-hand books and plant sales.Wheelchairs, walking frames and mobility scooters are available to loan. (Advance booking required)

 

Depart Loughton Trapps Hill (by Leisure Centre)   09.00 am

Pick-up St John's bus stop Epping               09.15 am

Return from Blickling               16.30pm.

Cost   National Trust members     £23.50 per head       Non NT £35.50 per head.Please return the booking form with your cheque to M. Hollinghurst, 2 Devon Close, Buckhurst Hill, IG9 5LF.  Please give email or sae for confirmation and receipt.  Enquiries:  0208 504 4899.

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DAY SCHOOL

Oscar Wilde:  Nothing to declare but his Genius?

Tutor:  Margaret Mills

Tuesday 5 June 2018, 10am to 4pm

Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN

Come and join us to learn about the life and times, the work and the witty one-liners of a fascinating man.

 

Fee:  £25, including coffee and lunch

Everybody welcome

For further information or to book, phone Marion Campbell 020 8508 4554 or email mrspdale@gmail.com. 

YOU CAN NOW ENROL ON LINE at enrolonline.wea.org.uk, or by phone 0300 303 3464 8am-8pm Mondays to Fridays and 8am-1pm on Saturdays.   You will need the course no., the course title and the start date, which are all given below

 

 

Summer 2018

The Natural History of Grasslands  Tutor:  Tricia Moxey

Grasslands should be full of wild flowers and these provide food for insects which in turn provide food for birds and other creatures.   Do join this class to learn why flowers are so important.

Wednesdays, starting 11th April. 10am-12noon, at the Jack Silley Pavilion, 1 Tidy’s Lane, Epping CM15 5SP.   Course No. C2224437

7-week course for £56.00, including field trips.

 

Cezanne, his Art and Life: Tutor: Caroline Levisse  Dates: Mondays 2pm to 4pm - Starting April 23/04, 30/04, 14/05, 21/05, 04/06 - 5 week course for £50.

Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN

We will explore Cezanne's art from the first years in Paris in the 1860's to his late years in Aix-en-Provence. We will look at the subjects he came back to almost obsessively (bathers, still-lifes with apples, card players and the Mont Sainte-Victoire). We will also study his painting technique and creative process. Although enigmatic, his personality and personal life will be discussed. Finally we will address his status in art history. Many younger artists considered Cezanne as "the father of modern art", implying that his example was essential for the early developments of 20th century art.

Course ID: C22252262

Photograph of Paul Cézanne

 

Magic of the Musical  Tutor:  Emeritus Professor Chris Green

To explain how the musical has evolved from the baroque music drama to current mega musicals and the musical’s place in social, political and economic history.      Course No. C222443

Tuesdays, starting 24th April, 10am-12noon, at Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, IG10 1AN    6-week course for £50.00

 

Review of Courses Autumn 2017 to Spring 2018

Autumn 2017

Arts & Crafts Gardens   Tutor:  Andrew Sankey

To introduce how the Arts & Crafts Movement influenced the design of the English garden.    Course No.C2224425

Mondays starting 25th September 2pm-4pm at Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, IG10 1AN

The Wonders of the Ancient World  Tutor:  Michael Bloomfield

This course introduces the Seven Wonders of the ancient world, with three others judged equally deserving.   Primary sources and archaeological reports enable us to reconstruct and enjoy these famous monuments.   Course No. C2224426

Tuesdays, starting 26th September, 10am-12 noon, at Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, IG10 1AN

Autumn Natural History  Tutor:   Tricia Moxey

Autumnal colours, fruits, toadstools are all signs of the approach of winter.   Students will consider the biological mechanisms which will enable a selection of species to survive the onset of winter.    Course No. C2224427

Wednesdays, starting 27th September, 10am-12noon, at the Jack Silley Pavilion,1 Tidy’s Lane, Epping, CM16 6SP

British Writings in 1930s  Tutor:  Adrian Eckersley

To explore the literature in the nineteen thirties in Britain with an eye upon what our chosen texts contributed to the culture of the time, and continue to contribute to the culture today.   Evelyn Waugh - A Handful of Dust,  Elizabeth Bowen - The House in Paris,  T.S.Eliot -  A Family Reunion, Penguin  Poetry of the 1930s.   Course No.C2224428

Thursdays, starting 28th September, 10am-12.15pm, at the United Reformed Church, Lindsey St, Epping CM16 6RB.

This course runs for 20 weeks and the fee is £180.00

 

Spring 2018

  Art Appreciation: Modern British Design, 1850-1950     Tutor:  Rosanna Eckersley

At the height of 19c imperial power British designers rebelled against mainstream commodification and beautiful designs by Pugin, Henry Cole, Wm. Morris and the Arts & Crafts Movement clearly linked form with function.   In the 20s “flapper” dress combined practicality with high fashion, while in the cash-strapped 1930s Clarice Cliff’s ceramics made art deco style affordable for the modern consumer.  Later, Swedish interior designs complemented new homes and the increasingly informal living of post WWII Britain.   This course discusses innovative designers, sets the history of design in its historical context, looks closely at fascinating topics and introduces some architecture.      Course No. C2224429

Mondays, starting 8th January 2018, 1.30pm-3.30pm at Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, IG10 1AN

 

Islam and Muslims in the UK and the Modern World  Tutor:  Muhammad Manwar Ali

A frank course, focusing on participants’ engagement, it provides an           introductory and explanatory look at Islam, dealing with basic principles,

practices, diversity issues and worldview of Muslims in our context.

Tuesdays, starting 9th January, 10am-12noon, at Loughton Bowls Club,

Eleven Acre Rise, IG10 1AN    Course No. C2224434

 

Natural History in the 21st Century  Tutor:  Tricia Moxey

Students discover how remote sensing, photography and sound recordings are useful tools for monitoring what happens in the natural world providing useful information to help with conservation programmes.

Course No.C2224435

Wednesdays, starting 10th January 10am-12 noon at the Jack Silley Pavilion, 1 Tidy’s Lane, Epping CM16 6SP                                                       

 

For more details see:

www.wea-essex/org.uk

www.wea-essex/org.uk/branches/loughton-and-epping

or contact:

Pat Dale 

020 8281 1536 or mrspdale@gmail.com

Lesley Barnard

  020 8502 1407 or lesley2003569@hotmail.com

 

 

Workers Educational Association is a registered charity No.1112775

Company limited by guarantee in England & Wales No.2806910

Registered Office: 65 Clifton St, London EC2A 4JE

 



The WEA is a non-profit-making educational charity whose courses are open to all adults. You do not need any prior knowledge of the subject or qualifications. All tutors are highly qualified. Courses run for 10 weeks unless otherwise stated. Come along to the first class to see if you want to join.

For further information visit www.wea-essex.org.uk

2018/19 Courses


Course Title: History of herb, physic and botanic gardens.
Course Description: Discover some of the Britain’s finest botanic gardens and recreated herb gardens by exploring the history of herbs in the British garden - from the medieval monastery herb gardens through to the present day.
Tutor: Andrew Sankey
Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN
Day Of Week: Mon
Start Time: 14:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 24/09/18
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £80.00
Contact: Pat Dale
Telephone: 020 8281 1536
Email: mrspdale@googlemail.com

Course Title: The British Raj Early Period
Course Description: Examine Anglo-Indian relations from 1603 to 1857 including
Tutor: Gregor Davey
Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN
Day Of Week: Tue
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 25/09/18
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £80.00
Contact: Pat Dale
Telephone: 020 8281 1536
Email: mrspdale@googlemail.com

Course Title: Why Woodlands Matter
Course Description: Consider the different types of woodland that occur in different regions of the world and explore how humans continue to exploit such rich habitats for a wealth of materials but are also destroying large swathes to make way for changes in land use. This course includes a short field trip.
Tutor: Patricia Moxey
Venue: Jack Siley Pavilion, 1 Tidys Lane, Off Palmers Hill, Epping, CM16 6SP
Day Of Week: Wed
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 26/09/18
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £80.00
Contact: Pat Dale
Telephone: 020 8281 1536
Email: mrspdale@googlemail.com

Course Title: Ovid - works and legacy
Course Description: Examine the power of Ovid's poetry to shape the mental world of its readers, in its original Roman context, the context of the European renaissance and finally in our own time. This course runs over the Autumn and Spring terms. Start date in Spring is 10/01/19.
Tutor: Adrian Eckersley
Venue: Epping United Reform Church, Lindsey Street, Epping, CM16 6RB
Day Of Week: Thu
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 2.25 hrs
Date: 27/09/18
No. of Weeks: 20
Fee: £180.00
Contact: Pat Dale
Telephone: 020 8281 1536
Email: mrspdale@googlemail.com

Course Title: Ten Britishers of Note
Course Description: Examine ten influential individuals from the history of the British Isles who have left their mark on the historical development of the UK.
Tutor: Edward De Maunsell
Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN
Day Of Week: Mon
Start Time: 14:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 07/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £80.00
Contact: Pat Dale
Telephone: 020 8281 1536
Email: mrspdale@googlemail.com

Course Title: Introduction to Mythology
Course Description: Explore a variety of ancient myths to show how they offer a unique way of understanding the world.
Tutor: Ben Pestell
Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN
Day Of Week: Tue
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 08/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £80.00
Contact: Pat Dale
Telephone: 020 8281 1536
Email: mrspdale@googlemail.com

Course Title: Natural History in the Changing World
Course Description: Examine examples of wildlife that are adapting to changes in their habitats on land or sea and consider the outcomes of possible conservation measures. This course includes a short field trip.
Tutor: Patricia Moxey
Venue: Jack Siley Pavilion, 1 Tidys Lane, Off Palmers Hill, Epping, CM16 6SP
Day Of Week: Wed
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 09/01/19
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £80.00
Contact: Pat Dale
Telephone: 020 8281 1536
Email: mrspdale@googlemail.com

Course Title: Bad Music
Course Description: Examine the various debates about music labelled ‘bad’ and explore the arguments for and against such judgements.
Tutor: Chris Green
Venue: Loughton Bowls Club, Eleven Acre Rise, Loughton, IG10 1AN
Day Of Week: Tue
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 23/04/19
No. of Weeks: 6
Fee: £50.00
Contact: Pat Dale
Telephone: 020 8281 1536
Email: mrspdale@googlemail.com

Course Title: Wetlands in Summer
Course Description: Gain an appreciation of some of the lifecycles found in aquatic habitats.
Tutor: Patricia Moxey
Venue: Jack Siley Pavilion, 1 Tidys Lane, Off Palmers Hill, Epping, CM16 6SP
Day Of Week: Wed
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 2.00 hrs
Date: 24/04/19
No. of Weeks: 7
Fee: £56.00
Contact: Pat Dale
Telephone: 020 8281 1536
Email: mrspdale@googlemail.com