Chocolate and York

Ref: C3675482

A taster of the history of chocolate production in York - who made chocolate here, and why. We will have a look (and taste!) of the range of chocolate made here, see who was involved and look at the wider history of this amazing food-stuff. This is a taster for the 10 week course on Quakers, Chocolate and Social Reform, and it is intended that most stuents will progress to that course in the future.

Course aim

An introdution to the history of Chocolate production in York

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

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

  • Name three families who produced chocolate in York
  • Name two countries where cocoa is grown
  • Describe and name three cocoa products made in York.

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 information sheet

Chocolate and York

Enrolment Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • 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 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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