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A Beginners' Introduction to Handwriting 1550-1700 View details

This course, led by Dr Charlotte Berry, will explore the history of handwriting between 1550-1700, as well as covering key skills and strategies in tackling original texts from this period. Practical hands-on sessions are included which will give you the opportunity to start reading example texts. This course follows on from the Introduction to Paleography spring workshop.

A Beginners Introduction to Poetry Appreciation View details

What's all the fuss about poetry? Why is it so hard to understand? This short course offers a beginner's guide to poetry appreciation including reading a variety of poems together and sharing ideas.

A Career in Care View details

On the course you will explore the range of service and job roles available in the adult care sector; develop knowledge of the skills and attributes essential to working in the field and develop an awareness of the legislation, principles and values that underpin the profession.

A Century of Mainly British Building View details

You will read plans, elevations and photographs of buildings, learning their particular language. You will take a long view of un-noticed, possibly hum drum or even “hideous” structures; in order to re- evaluate them and put them in a wider context. The course will be split into 3 time phases; pre World War 2, 1940 - 1980, and contemporary building. You will look at middle class houses, housing, institutional architecture and the workplace. Lastly you will turn our attention to the buildings you are learning in and see where they fit in.

A Healthy New Me - Pathways View details

A course to help you to rethink your lifestyle, identify areas to change & make a personal plan for a calmer life.

A Healthy New Me - Pathways View details

A course to help you to rethink your lifestyle, identify areas to change & make a personal plan for a calmer life.

A healthy new me taster Pathways View details

Take a moment to reflect on the balance of your bodies, identify areas of harmony and take simple steps towards a healthier new you. Give yourself the opportunity to address simple and effective habits that can support your physical and mental wellbeing, while gaining an insight in to what you can practice on an individual basis to develop your own daily practice(s).

A History of Ideas View details

This ten week course identifies ten important ideas that shaped human development. Where do these ideas come from and where does the actual word originate from that describes the ideas. The ten ideas are: Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment, Industrialization, ideologies, Feminism, Darwinism, environmentalism, postmodernism, Islam. What has been the impact upon society from these ideas.

A History of Ideas View details

It is a multidisciplinary course, drawing on ideas from religion, philosophy, art, music and literature. Each session will focus on a text and we will discuss the impact of its key ideas. Ideas include: Greek tragedy; the development of money; the Reformation; the Rights of Man (sic); literature for children; nationalism; modernism.

A History of Ideas View details

This ten week course identifies ten important ideas that shaped human development. Where do these ideas come from and where does the actual word originate from that describes the ideas. The ten ideas are: Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment, Industrialization, ideologies, Feminism, Darwinism, environmentalism, postmodernism, Islam. What has been the impact upon society from these ideas.