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All the World's a Stage: Appreciating Theatre View details

This course will introduce learners to drama including: A history of theatre Group play-reading How to analyse live performance

All the World's a Stage: Appreciating Theatre View details

This course will introduce learners to drama including: A history of theatre Group play-reading How to analyse live performance

All the World's a Stage: Appreciating Theatre View details

This course will introduce learners to drama including: A history of theatre Group play-reading How to analyse live performance

All Work and No Play;Working Life in Art View details

This course will explore the theme of work within art, taking into consideration a range of periods & social contexts both agricultural & industrial. Fully illustrated with discussion.

Alterations & Customizing Advanced View details

This course will develop you skills and interest in up-cycling, customising and altering clothes. We will learn lots of different techniques to rejuvenate clothes. Bring along old clothes and your imagination!

Alterations & Customizing Intermediate View details

This course will develop you skills and interest in up-cycling, customising and altering clothes. We will learn lots of different techniques to rejuvenate clothes. Bring along old clothes and your imagination!

American Art View details

This course will explore the development of American art and architecture from the early colonial period to the present day through an examination of major works by the most important artists, including Hudson River School greats Thomas Cole, and Frederick Edwin Church through to Whistler, Sargent, Pollock, Rothko and Warhol. The teaching will emphasis the varied roots of American creativity which has drawn extensively upon its rich history of immigration and its indigenous peoples. Painting, sculpture, photography and architecture will all be explored.

American Art of 18th,19th and 20th Centuries View details

This is a History of Art Course that will follow the development of American art during the 18th century, during the 19th century and the 20th century. We will discuss who were the painters and sculptors of this period of America. Who were their influences and whom did they influence. Was there particular American flavour in their art. Did they capture a society or landscape unique to America. Come and find out !

American literature 1939 - 1950 View details

Alongside our examination of novels, plays, poetry and short stories, we will explore society and culture, in particular, the changes in the U.S. during and following the war. To help us with this, we will explore social, cultural and political ideas to inform our reading. We will also discuss art, architecture and the music of the era to underpin our readings. Novels (and extracts of novels) will include: Eudora Welting's 'The Robber bridegroom', John Steinbeck's 'The Grapes of Wrath and Ernest Hemmingway's 'The Old Man and the Sea'. We will also examine two plays: Eugine O'Neill's 'Long Day's Journey into Night' and Arthur Miller's 'Death of a Salesman'. We will also analyse and discuss writing by Katherine Anne Porter, William Faulkner, Philip Roth, Shirley Jackson, Flannery O'Connor, Robert Frost, Adrienne Rich, and others.

An Historic Tour of Suffolk from the 17th to 20th centuries View details

From gentlewoman Celia Fiennes account of her excursions in the late 17th century, via Daniel Defoe's best-selling book Tours Through the Whole Island of Great Britain in the 1720s, to the enormously popular 20th century King's England Guides of Arthur Mee this presentation charts more than 300 years of change in the landscape and settlements of the historic County of Suffolk. Using the original observations and recommendations of travellers to this area in the past combined with a wealth of period paintings, antiquarian engravings, vintage postcards and modern photographs this will be a fascinating and unusual perspective on the history of Suffolk.