Branch: WICKFORD

Contact: Support Services
Telephone: 0300 303 3464
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2019/20 Courses


Course Title: Brunel: An Engineers Life
Course Number: C2226676
Course Description: Isambard Kingdom Brunel is certainly one of our most famous engineers but he is also a controversial figure producing outstanding designs which in some cases were to fail because they were so far ahead of his time. We look at his success and failures within the context of the times, both economic and political._x000D_ _x000D_ We will explore the life of Brunel, his fathers influence, his early career and how he worked to make the Great Western Railway so successful but oh so different. We will also look at his ships & understand how his personality influenced his designs the other achievements of his life and how they caused him to pay the ultimate price for his work.
Tutor: Mannion, Roger
Venue: Wickford Community Association (Wickford)
Day Of Week: Wednesday
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 1.50 hrs
Date: 15/01/20
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £57.75
Contact: Regional Office
Telephone: 01223 417320
Email: eastern@wea.org.uk