Welcome to the website of the Essex Federation of the WEA. With 26 branches and an annual programme of over 150 varied courses, the Essex WEA is one of the most active providers of adult education in the county.
Learn With Us
Whether you are interested in history, art, literature, cultural studies, music or science, there is a wide range of courses to choose from. Use our Course Finder (see Courses) to find the right course in your area.
The WEA Nationally
The WEA is a charity dedicated to bringing learning for life into the heart of communities across England and Scotland.
Local Branches are run by volunteers with the support of 2000 professional tutors and Regional educational support teams..
Make New Friends
The WEA’s courses are open to all adults. In addition, for just £15 a year you can become a member of the WEA, which enables you to attend free weekly national Zoom lectures and allows priority booking on courses. We welcome all students to take part in meetings and discussions at all levels of the organisation. Have your say!