Subject tag: Adult Education

19 June 2020

WEA courses and activities have moved online and for the time being are free, so where you live becomes irrelevant. On the one hand, you now have the chance to enrol in courses run by WEA tutors throughout the country, but, on the other hand, people from other parts of the UK will now have a chance to grab places on your favourite Enfield & Southgate courses. So don't delay, enrol today!

11 May 2020

Collage Writing Room's friendly, supportive, and affordable writing courses for adults run throughout the year and cover poetry, novels, short fiction, and life writing among other disciplines. The Summer 2020 programme is set to run online during the lockdown s via Zoom video link up - if you're new to Zoom, they'll help you set it up. It is free for you to use. Your course is only a few clicks away!

01 April 2020

Self-isolating and running out of things to do? Why not have a go at learning a new language or completing one of the free online courses you can access with Enfield's Digital Library! Try out ALISON, Future Learn, Transparent Languages and much more

25 March 2020

Social distancing and self-isolation are not incompatible with writing. Shakespeare himself is rumoured to have written King Lear while quarantined. It can be helpful to write in challenging times and to be part of a friendly group, focusing on your writing..

12 February 2020

Cinema started with documentaries or 'actualities'. Newsreels quickly started playing a key role in how people got their news. Alongside pioneers of fiction films were pioneers who used the moving image to document the world, to explore issues, to challenge and to campaign. This course will explore the development of the genre, key film-makers and films, including Robert Flaherty's Nanook of the North, the propaganda documentaries of Leni Riefenstahl, the British Documentary Movement spearheaded by John Grierson (who coined the term 'documentary'), cinema verite, and recent exponents like Errol Morris ('The Thine Blue Line'), Michael Moore and Kevin Macdonald

04 February 2020

Collage Writing Room in Wood Green has four amazing courses to unlock your creativity this Spring. All courses are held at our much-prized writing studio at Collage Artspace 3, behind Blue House Yard, which is near Wood Green tube. The options below all start in February and cater for everyone from experienced creative writers to people finding their way into writing:

02 December 2019

Details of new courses run by WEA Enfield and Southgate start in January.

17 November 2019

A ten-week course starting in January in Enfield Town will be an opportunity to listen to, learn about and discuss music taken from a wide range of periods - from as early as 750 years ago and right up to the present day.

08 October 2019

Two new writing courses start at the Reading Room in Wood Green in late October/early November: Short Story Workshop; and Prioritise Your Writing.

28 September 2019

Here at the Collage Writing Room we have designed a course to let you experiment with your writing self - try your hand at poetry, life writing and fiction, play with language and have fun with the possibilities of different disciplines. Spaces left for you to join - and perhaps tell some of your friends who like the idea of writing, but have never quite made a start!

07 September 2019

Paul Lyall's 6-week poetry course for Haringey Literature Live is back from Sept 30th in the Writing Room, N22! This course is designed for everyone, from beginners who are keen to start writing poetry to prose writers who want to give their work some energy and precision.

06 September 2019

Autumn courses run by Enfield & Southgate WEA will cover the following subjects: Women artists and designers; Art on your doorstep; The restless earth; Social class in medieval England; Britain in the Age of Enlightenment; Why the history of music keeps changing; Prose and poetry from and about Birmingham, Dublin, Edinburgh and Manchester; Nordic cinema

21 August 2019

Enfield residents too can attend writing classes run by Haringey Literature Live in Wood Green. The autumn courses are now available to book and will meet all your writing needs.

01 July 2019

Enfield residents too can attend writing classes run by Haringey Literature Live in Wood Green. The autumn courses are now available to book and will meet all your writing needs.

25 June 2019

Palmers Green & Southgate U3A celebrated its fifth anniversary last Saturday at an open day, where the Mayor of Enfield was guest of honour.

03 June 2019

Artist Edward Wills returns to Tottenham Art Classes with a new Still Life Drawing Course in July.

11 May 2019

Two new writing courses in Wood Green start in June. Run by Haringey Literature Live but available to Enfield residents too.

30 April 2019

This course is for writers at any level who wish to generate lots of new ideas and material. This fun and playful course will use different creative writing exercises and prompts to get you working, in a friendly and supportive environment. We will set out from a new starting point each week, and experiment with different techniques and ways into prose writing.

30 April 2019

Do you have a great idea for a book but perhaps find the prospect of writing a full length novel intimidating? Our evening novella course is perfect for you - taught by writer Kiare Ladner (BBC Radio 4 Short Story, forthcoming novel from Picador).

03 April 2019

A WEA Enfield and Southgate course starting this month traces the History of Ideas. June sees the start of a course about film making Around the Mediterranean and a course about Myths, Legends and Romance in Art and Music.