Spring Courses

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Cornish Railway History (Troon) David Ager

Course Starts
Thursday 23/02/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £48 (free to those receiving certain benefits); 6 x Thursdays 2pm-4pm, 1st & last session finish 4.30pm
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This fascinating six week course will cover the early development of railways in Cornwall, their expansion through the 19th and 20th centuries, their technological aspects and their role on the social and economic development of Cornwall and impact on the County.

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Cornish Railway Explorers (Pool area) with David Ager

Course Starts
Saturday 06/05/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £25 (no concessions) Saturday 10.30am-4.30pm. Meet up TBC. Please bring packed lunch and drink with you.
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This fascinating railway day out offers WEA students the opportunity to visit a number of sites of historical interest with reference to railway history in Cornwall. As this is an outdoor visit and therefore students need to dress according to the weather forecast, with good walking footwear. Bring a camera, notebook and pen/pencil and a […]

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Cornish Cross Explorers: West Cornwall with Andrew Langdon

Course Starts
Thursday 25/05/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £25.00 (no concessions) Meet Phillack Church 10.30am to 4.30pm. Bring a packed lunch
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This day visit will focus on medieval crosses in and around three churchyards near Hayle where you will have the opportunity to examine and consider several examples, discussing their dating, historical context, function, decoration and management and identifying damage or repairs to them. Note: This is an outdoor visit and therefore students need to dress […]

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Cornish Cross Explorers: Cardinham & Lanivet with Andrew Langdon

Course Starts
Wednesday 10/05/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £7.50 (no concessions) Meet Cardinham Church 2pm
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This visit will focus on medieval crosses and related sculpture in the churchyards of Cardinham and Lanivet where you will have the opportunity to examine and consider some of the best churchyard crosses in the area, discussing their historical context, dating, function, decoration and management. This is an outdoor visit and therefore students need to […]

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Cornish Railway History (Truro) with David Ager

Course Starts
Tuesday 21/02/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £48 (free to those receiving MTB benefits). Tuesdays x 6, 2pm-4pm (1st & last session 4.30pm finish)
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This fascinating six week course will cover the early development of railways in Cornwall, their expansion through the 19th and 20th centuries, their technological aspects and their role on the social and economic development of Cornwall and impact on the County.

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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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Religion in the 21st Century (Truro) with David Derrington

Course Starts
Thursday 20/04/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £48 (free to those receiving certain benefits); 6 x Thursdays 10am-12noon, 1st & last session finish 12.30pm
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During the last century, science, atheistic ideologies and consumerism looked set to replace religion. This course, however, examines the staying power of C21 Religion – its inner dynamics and its social and international context – seeking a better understanding of our world and our neighbour.

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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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Mounts Bay Explorers: Newlyn and Mousehole with Dr Joanna Mattingly

Course Starts
Saturday 20/05/2017
Course Notes
Fees: £25 (no concessions) Saturday 10.30am-4.30pm. Meet up: Newlyn Gallery. Please bring packed lunch and drink with you.
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From piratical traders and merchants to Newlyn artists, ‘Mounts Bay Explorers Newlyn and Mousehole’ focuses on the multi-cultural medieval trading ports of Newlyn and Mousehole. Through walks and historical building visits, their fascinating intertwined medieval and later history will be debated!

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