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Cornish Crosses: Understanding the Evidence (Penzance) with Andrew Langdon

Course Starts
Wednesday 01/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £52 (free to those receiving MTB benefits). Wednesdays x 7, 2pm-4ppm. No class 5 & 12 April.
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Cornwall has over 600 medieval stone crosses and fragments from the late 9th Century through to the Reformation and this fascinating course will introduce you to these iconic and rustic monuments. Explore their age, original function and context, the reason for their places at Church sites throughout the Cornish landscape and understand how the decoration […]

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Cornish Crosses: Understanding the Evidence (Bodmin) with Andrew Langdon

Course Starts
Wednesday 01/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £52 (free to those receiving certain benefits). 7 x Wednesdays, 7pm-9pm. No class 5 & 12 April.
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Cornwall has over 600 medieval stone crosses and fragments from the late 9th Century through to the Reformation and this fascinating course will introduce you to these iconic and rustic monuments. Explore their age, original function and context, the reason for their places at Church sites throughout the Cornish landscape and understand how the decoration […]

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The Slade School of Art on the Eve of the First World War (Lerryn) with Sarah Latham-Phillips

Course Starts
Friday 03/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £22 (no concessions). Friday day school 10.30am - 4.30pm including lunch break
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The famous photograph of the Slade School picnic of 1912 introduces some of Britain’s greatest and most innovative artists: Carrington, Gertler, Nash, Nevinson, Bomberg & spencer; all embracing modernity and new ides from Europe. This course introduces the leading members of the British artistic avant-garde studying at the Slade School of Art in 1912.

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Introduction to Law: A Bite Sized Exploration (Truro) with Christine Hosey

Course Starts
Wednesday 15/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £48 (free to those receiving certain benefits); 6 x Wednesdays 2pm-4pm, 1st & last session finish 4.30pm
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Law is a massive area which affects each and every one of us in our day to day lives. This course is designed to offer an introduction to a number of different areas of law and take a glimpse at how the English Legal System works in our private and public lives,; not only if […]

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Church Explorers: East Cornwall with Dr Joanna Mattingly

Course Starts
Saturday 18/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £25 (no concessions) Saturday 10.30am-4.30pm. Meet up: Altarnun Church. Please bring packed lunch and drink with you.
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‘Church Explorers East Cornwall’ focuses on the churches of Altarnun, North Hill and St Neot – Cornwall’s best Perpendicular Gothic churches. Study Altarnun with its stunning Norman font and complete set of c.1535 bench ends; North Hill with similarities to St Neot, though retaining earlier features, while St Neot unusually retains most of its medieval […]

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Introduction to Journal Writing for People Living with Health Challenges (Truro)

Course Starts
Tuesday 21/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees £77 (free to those receiving means tested benefits). Tuesdays x 8, 1.00pm-3.30pm, 4pm finish 1st & last session. (no class 4 & 11 April)
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Keeping a journal can be a therapeutic and rewarding experience. This 6 week Journal Writing course will provide a gentle introduction to journaling and to writing techniques that have the potential to enhance wellbeing, whether practiced in a group or used individually.

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‘Trenanced’ – Bringing Newquay’s best known Cottages back to life (Newquay) with Joanna Mattingly

Course Starts
Thursday 23/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £25.00. Thursday day school 23 March 10.30am - 4.30pm including lunch break
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Trenance Cottages are part of Newquay’s less well-known heritage and one of the oldest listed buildings in the town. They originated as a malthouse on a marsh, built on the site of a medieval dovecote. The day school will explore how the lives of the cottage’s residents were researched and then matched with suitable objects […]

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Introduction to Journal Writing for People Living with Health Challenges (Redruth)

Course Starts
Thursday 23/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees £77 (free to those receiving means tested benefits). Thursdays x 8, 1.00pm-3.30pm (no class 6 & 13 April)
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Keeping a journal can be a therapeutic and rewarding experience. This 6 week Journal Writing course will provide a gentle introduction to journaling and to writing techniques that have the potential to enhance wellbeing, whether practiced in a group or used individually.

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Putting ‘Pen’ in Pendennis: Writing with a Sense of the Place (Falmouth) with Steph Haxton

Course Starts
Saturday 25/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £25 (no concessions) Saturday 10am-4pm inc lunch break - bring a packed lunch
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Pendennis Castle, iconic, magnificent, inspirational and overlooking the Fal is the venue for this fantastic day school which will use the history of the site as inspiration for creative writing, fiction – or non-fiction -exploring the history, capturing the atmosphere and putting the past on the page. Author and historian, Steph Haxton, who’s second novel […]

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Makaton Beginners 2-Day Workshop (Redruth) with Tigger Pritchard

Course Starts
Thursday 30/03/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £75 includes Makaton Manuals (free to those in receipt of benefits) Thursdays 10am - 4.30pm inc. lunch break
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Makaton is a language programme using signing, speech and symbols to provide a basic means of communication and encourage language and literacy development in children and adults with communication and learning difficulties. We offer 2-day Beginner’s Workshops throughout the county, all taught by Tigger Pritchard, a Makaton accredited trainer. Workshops are suitable for family members, […]

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