Fascinating Educational and Creative Courses for Adults Hastings, St Leonards and Bexhill Workers Educational Association

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 WEA (the Workers Educational Association) has a local Hastings branch. Hastings WEA 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. We 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.

We are always looking, too, to develop new areas of adult education, so if you have something that you could offer yourself and you would like to be a Tutor, or otherwise get involved with the work of the WEA – do please get in touch!

Some new courses are starting in 2019 including:

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

Our Regional website:

Telephone 0300 303 346
Or leave a message on our Facebook page: WEA Hastings,
St Leonards and Bexhill Branch

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