Brookmans Park WEA 2017/2018 Courses

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Details are now available for the varied programme of courses planned for 2017/2018.

As usual, these will be held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings in the United Reformed Church, Brookmans Park.

The fee for each 10 week course is £72.

Autumn Term 2017

Farms, Forks and Flummery

Introducing a new tutor to Brookmans Park, Adam Smith, together we shall be looking at how food was produced and consumed in England from Tudor times to the middle of the 20th Century, seeing how the ingredients available changed, and the ways in which they were cooked and eaten evolved.

Tuesdays: 10 weeks commencing 26 September 2017:
Tutor: Adam Smith

In the pity: Poetry of the First World War and beyond

We welcome back another of our regular tutors, examining the poetry of the first world war period at this time of marking the centenary.

Thursdays: 10 weeks commencing 28 September 2017:
Tutor: Michael King

Spring Term 2018

Politics cannot be kept out of music

We are delighted to welcome back one of our most popular tutors, John Winter

Tuesdays: 10 weeks commencing 9 January 2018:
Tutor: John Winter

Romantic Art and Architecture

Madeline Edmead has become a firm favourite with the class members at Brookmans Park, and following her very successful recent 2-part course - Art, Architecture and Society in 18th century England - her latest course will focus on romantic art and architecture.
Madeline's wide-ranging portfolio of courses includes History of Art and Architecture and Garden History, her particular specialism being the English 18th century.

Thursdays: 10 weeks commencing Thursday 11 January 2018:
Tutor: Madeline Edmead