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WEA Courses – Spring and Summer Terms


Courses – Spring and Summer Terms 2015

Archaeology: The Ordinary House in Kent

During the course we will discover the origins and evolution of domestic architecture in Kent and something of the lives of those who lived in these houses.

Tutor: Deborah Cole

Venue: Beach Creative, Beach House, Beach Street, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5PT

Days: Tuesdays 2.00 to 4.00 pm. 5 meetings from 21 April 2015

Fee: £40 Course: C3736624

Poetry: Travelling Hopefully

Exploring the poetry of travel; its expectations and railway stations, underground and Ezra Pound. Walking, cycling, on the bus, at sea, flying and in space!

Tutor: Ron Dodge

Venue: The North Room, Christ Church, William Street, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5NR

Days: Thursdays 10.00 am to 12.00 noon. 7 meetings from 23 April 2015

Fee: £56.00 Course: C3737043

Gardens: The Story of the Baroque, the Capable Mr Brown, Victorian Crazes and Arts and Crafts

The formality of gardens was swept away by the English Landscape Movement, followed by the Picturesque and the influence of plant hunters. The course includes an organised garden visit and tea.

Tutor: Sally Berkeley

Venue: Beach Creative, Beach House, Beach Street, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5PT

Days: Thursdays 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm. 5 meetings from 23 April 2015

Fee: £40.00 Course: C3736625

All our venues are fully accessible to people using wheel chairs.

Day School

Branch Event – An Art Demonstration Workshop

An opportunity to meet CT6 Artist Paul Mitchell, be introduced to his work and his influences and have a go yourself!

Tutor: Paul Mitchell

Venue: Beach House

Day: Saturday 23 May 2015, 11.00 am to 1.00 pm

Fee: £12.50 Course: C3737044


Pre enrolment is helpful to us. Please book your place by, either:

enrolling on line at www.wea.org.uk (debit/credit cards only); or

by contacting either of the following volunteers:

Graham Woolnough (Branch Secretary) Tel: 01843 822971, Email: hernebaywea@gmail.com; or

Jenny Bennett (President) Tel: 01227 372281, Email: jenny_bennett@tiscali.co.uk


The WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) is the UK’s largest voluntary provider of adult education. We are committed to promoting equality of opportunity, increased diversity and inclusive learning.

WEA Course Fees

Most of our courses are supported by the Skills Funding Agency. For those on income related benefit, fee remission may be available. For further details please request our Services for Learners booklet by calling our freephone number 0800 328 1060. Those courses not supported by the Skills Funding Agency do not have full fee remission but concessions may be available. Please telephone the Herne Bay Branch for further details.


A full refund will be made if the WEA cancels a course before it begins or up to and including the second sessions. Students will not be entitled to a refund if a class is cancelled due to adverse weather conditions or tutor illness and the student is unable to attend a re-arranged session. Further details of the WEA’s re-fund policy are available from your local branch.

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