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WEA classes

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Fascinating educational and creative courses for adults. The Hastings area is a great place to live if you want to expand or share your knowledge and make new friends.

The longest established voluntary provider of adult education in England, the W.E.A. (the Workers Educational Association) has a local Hastings branch. Hastings W.E.A. puts on a varied range of adult education courses throughout the year. These include fascinating introductions to new areas of knowledge.

Groups are small (a maximum size of 18 people) and take place in a range of comfortable venues around the area of Hastings, St. Leonards and Bexhill. They are lucky in having a really brilliant group of teachers with years of experience between them.

There are practical art and craft courses in watercolour painting, sketching and basket weaving. There have been literary and poetry courses. There is a new course in digital SLR photography which, in addition to learning all about the technical side of cameras, introduces creative techniques and managing projects. There are courses in History and in the History of Art at Hastings own Jerwood Gallery and there are some really engaging discussion groups about current affairs.

The W.E.A. is also always looking to develop new areas of adult education, so if you have something that you yourself could offer and you would like to be a Tutor, or otherwise get involved with the work of the W.E.A. – do please get in touch!

13653239_10210503466968833_7752440708564512737_oSome of the new courses starting in 2019

Bold Watercolour Painting: Learn new techniques – for beginners and confident artists
The Moral Maze: Are there any just wars?
Creative Photography: Getting the most out of a digital SLR plus creative techniques
Willow basket-making: Learn traditional techniques using native willow
Sussex at Work: The story of work and industry in Sussex’s long past
Burning Issues: Friendly and frank discussion about the big issues of politics today


WEA regional website.  
Telephone 0300 303 3464
Or leave a message on the WEA Facebook page: WEA Hastings, St Leonards and Bexhill Branch

Posted 10:16 Thursday, Nov 8, 2018 In: Community Arts

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  1. Jane

    Are you running the art course..watercolours this term ?

    Comment by Jane — Monday, May 20, 2019 @ 14:51

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