In the Footsteps of Dr. Thomas Winterbottom

Ref: C2523867

The walk will start at the old Town Hall in the Market Place and follow a route down King St, Ocean Rd, South Marine Park, Salisbury Place, the Mariner's Cottages, Westoe cemetery and end in Westoe Village. The walk will start at 12.00 noon and finish at 2.00pm when members of the walk may retire to a local hostelry for refreshments of their desire.

Course aim

To engage learners in the study of Health History through a local walk which will follow in the footsteps of the life of Dr Thomas Winterbottom (1766-1859).

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • live a healthy lifestyle
  • understand more about Dr Thomas Winterbottom
  • appreciate the significant contribution to personal wellbeing from a group activity

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

In the Footsteps of Dr. Thomas Winterbottom Course Outline

Enrolment Conditions

You can enrol online if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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