Walter Rose Room, HVH
By Haddenham Webteam - 5th April 2016 12:30pm
Founded in 1903, the Workers' Educational Association (WEA) is a charity and the UK's largest voluntary sector provider of adult education. In 2013/14 the WEA delivered 9,700 part-time courses for over 70,000 students in England and Scotland.
Sadly, after nearly 20 years, local WEA organisers have announced that this will be their last term of talks for the Carry on Learning scheme. However, they hope that residents of Haddenham and local villages will find something of interest in the Summer 2016 Programme and will be able to participate.
Monthly talks for Summer 2016
Wednesday 13th April:
The Life and Work of Gaudi
with Andy Gunn
Wednesday 11th May:
The Orangutans of Borneo
with Anthea Mearns
Wednesday 8th June:
From Whales to Giant Trees
with Barry Oxley
Wednesday 13th July
Cooking Pots to Computers: the story of kitchens
with Christine Bloxham
The talks will be held at 10.30am in the Lounge of Stonehill House (Abbeyfield) in Churchway.
A £1 donation towards costs from non-residents is requested, please.
If anyone needs a lift, please phone Sue on 01844 290568
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