Art in the Streets

Ref: C2423285

The route from Trafalgar Square to the London Eye is dotted with sculptures and interesting buildings from all periods. We will look at art works and architectural features of the buildings, learning about the artists and designers and the political and historical significances. We will meet outside the Sainsbury Wing, National Gallery in Trafalgar Square WC2N 5DN at 11.00 am on Wed 11 May 2022. You will receive comprehensive notes in advance.

Course aim

The walking tour will last 90 minutes and provide an opportunity to enjoy art works and historical buildings. Starting from Trafalgar Square, the route will be Whitehall, Westminster Abbey, Parliament buildings, Westminster Bridge, South Bank.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Appreciate more the historical significance of art that can be seen in the streets
  • Be able to identify more the art works and architectural features that can found in the streets of all major cities
  • Be more aware of how the statues that appear in our streets came to be chosen.
  • Plan future personal visits to historical areas of major cities,

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

- Nothing else is needed - All materials will be provided. You will be provided with comprehensive notes in advance.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

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Art in the Streets

Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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