Branch: WRITTLE

Contact: Anita Curtis
Telephone: 01245 420365
Email: anitacurtis65@gmail.com
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You are encouraged to book online if you can by searching for the Course ID on the National WEA website. Alternatively call the Support Team on 0300 303 3464, quoting the Course ID. If you prefer to speak directly to the branch contact please ring the Eastern Region office on 01223 417320 or email eastern@wea.org.uk and you will be put in touch.


2019/20 Courses


Course Title: Herbs, Hebalists & Physic Gardens
Course Number: C2226649
Course Description: This course will look into the history of herbs in the British garden from the medieval monastery through to the present day. We will investigate the uses and symbolic meaning of early herbs and herbalists; the first physic gardens; and the development of the botanical garden. Students will discover some of Britain`s finest botanic gardens and recreated herb gardens.
Tutor: Sankey, Andrew
Venue: Writtle Village Hall (Writtle)
Day Of Week: Tuesday
Start Time: 14:00
Duration: 1.50 hrs
Date: 14/01/20
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £57.75
Contact: Regional Office
Telephone: 01223 417320
Email: eastern@wea.org.uk

Course Title: Rebellion Revolution or Civil War England 1603-60
Course Number: C2226648
Course Description: in 1600 Britain was amongst the most peaceful of European nations yet within a lifetime it saw three civil wars and the first trial and execution of a king by his people. We will explore how this came to be identifying key individuals events and forces. Much of what you may have been taught will prove to be at variance with what modern research has uncovered
Tutor: Cooke, Roger
Venue: Writtle Village Hall (Writtle)
Day Of Week: Tuesday
Start Time: 10:00
Duration: 1.50 hrs
Date: 14/01/20
No. of Weeks: 10
Fee: £57.75
Contact: Regional Office
Telephone: 01223 417320
Email: eastern@wea.org.uk

Course Title: Voice to the people; The folk revival since 1960
Course Number: C2226650
Course Description: This course examines in particular the revival of traditional song since the 1960's ; the phenomenon of the Folk club; broadcasting and Cd/DVD promotion; a new generation of musicians and a much revived national following for traditional music drawing on the success of the BBC 'Folk on Two' and the promotion of modern folk in the big entertainment arenas. We will cover in particular - key figures in modern research; the search for the 'authentic', multicuptural folk, the gallic revival.
Tutor: Tamblyn, Bill
Venue: Writtle Village Hall (Writtle)
Day Of Week: Wednesday
Start Time: 19:30
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