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Advanced Calligraphy - Online with Fiona Mitchell View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. This course is will help you build on your calligraphy knowledge, with advanced techniques and working with a variety of materials, therefore is not suitable for complete beginners. We will be exploring the historical relevance of the style of lettering studied and examining the future role of it in contemporary calligraphy. There will be a project involving a short series of calligraphic works that will be part of a group project. Suitable for both right and left handers. You will be expected to do work outside the class. You will be supported through out this course by a tutor with more than 30 years experience.

Exploring Calligraphy - Online with Fiona Mitchell View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. Ever wanted to try your hand at calligraphy, but there are no suitable classes in the area that fit with your free time? Have you seen calligraphy on the internet or in books and equipment for sale but don’t know where to start, then this could be the taster course for you. The focus of this course is to introduce you to a relaxing mindful activity. Working on-line with an experienced calligraphy tutor you can try your hand at relaxing calligraphy from the comfort of your own home as part of a group of beginners.

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Entry 1 Speaking and Listening View details

We will use everyday situations like travel and transport, house and home, health and going shopping to learn new words, practice asking questions, listening for information, and develop good pronunciation so you can communicate better. This could help you to go to appointments by yourself, talk to your neighbours, join in with local groups or activities, or just feel more independent in your everyday life.

Abba Dance Fun View details

A feel good, upbeat course, suitable for beginners, that will focus on dance from the 70's and 80's. Working on a dance routine every week, increasing fitness and flexibility while having fun. The course is for anyone who enjoys music from the 70's and 80's and loves a boogie! Through an array of steps we will develop choreography that can be followed by all. A great way to start the weekend!

Troubleshooting Your Family Tree View details

This course aims to offer strategies, methods and resources that might help you to overcome the frustrations of researching family history. It will bring you together with others who share both the joys and irritations of the genealogical enterprise. You will be encouraged to consider the local perspective and wider social aspects of history and apply these to your current approaches. By working together with others you will be encouraged to share your joys and frustrations and learn from each others' approaches.

Improvers Mixed Media Art - Online with Abi Kremer View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom a video conferencing software. You will need, reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. An improvers’ art course for learners who would like to develop their skills and creativity in order to achieve self development, and build a portfolio of work. We will use charcoal, graphite, pastels, watercolour, acrylic and collage. Learn the ‘tricks of the trade’ while developing your own style.

Portraiture - How to Draw Your Loved Ones View details

Have you always wished you could draw? Why not join me on this relaxed, fun course with like-minded people. I will guide you through drawing different features of the face with some useful tips. All you need is your pencil and some paper. We will also look at art by some popular or well-known portrait artists and their styles.

"Ye Olde Capital of England" A History of Winchester View details

Winchester is a very beautiful city with a lot of history, not least that it was once the old capital of England. This cours aims to provide interesting and historical information about Winchester it its early years. Join me as we journey back through time in a quest to uncover interesting information and facts about this lovely city. There will be a variety of activities and resources from pictures to fun quizzes on this informative and interesting course.

Music History - Online with Wendy Morrow View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom, a video conferencing software. You will need reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. This five week course will take the learner on a journey from the Greeks to the present day and outline the Musical Styles and composers of each era. We will ask the question "how much did the innovations and accompanying beliefs of each era influenced the Music of it's period, or did Music indeed influence the course of Human thought ?' We will also track the purpose of Music in each period to see how it has evolved over time.

Introduction to Christian Theology View details

To learn to consider, discuss and respond to Theology and theological questions in a mainly Christian and historical context in order to develop individual theological responses and skills, including an emphasis on group discussion. As an Introduction to Theology, students on this course will need to buy the set text book: Theology, A Very Short Introduction by David F. Ford, 2nd Edition (OUP, 2013). This course is for anyone who would like to be introduced to theological questions and how Christian theologians have attempted to answer them throughout history as well as in our own times. All are welcome: students with a faith or without, agnostic or atheistic, religious or non-religious: all students will be encouraged to discover ways of doing and discussing theology. Discussions will focus mostly on Christian theology, both orthodox and not, within a broad range of theological thought and opinions.