Harrogate charity announces adult courses

Harrogate Branch of the Workers’ Educational Assoication has announced its adult courses for January 2013.

The programme starts with the History of Art. Full details of all the courses available are listed below.

History of Art, French Art - Poussin to the Impressionists. On Mondays 10am to 12pm for 10 weeks at Ripley Town Hall, Main Street, Ripley, Harrogate, HG3 3AX. Tutor Wendy Sanderson. Starts January 7 2013.

Literature North, South, East, West. On Tuesdays 10am to 12pm, for 10 weeks at Christ Church Parish Centre, Church Square, Harrogate, HG1 4SW. Tutor Jan MacKinnon. Starts January 8 2013.

Philosophy An Adventure in Thinking. On Wednesdays 10am to 12pm for 10 weeks at Community House, 46-50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR. Tutor Keith Hartland. Starts January 9 2013.

Literature Affirmations of Faith in 20th Century English Literature. On Wednesdays 2pm to 4pm for 10 weeks at Pannal Memorial Hall Pannal Bank, Pannal, Harrogate, HG3 1JG. Tutor Jonathan Brown. Starts January 9 2013.

History Remembering the Peoples’ War:The Legacy of World War II, 1945-2012. On Thursdays 2pm to 4pm for 10 weeks at Community House, 46-50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR. Tutor Henry Irving. Starts January 10 2013.

Film Learning About Films 2. On Fridays 10am to 12pm for 10 weeks at Community House, 46-50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR. Tutor Stephen Brown. Starts January 11 2013.

Family History Expanding your Family Tree. On Mondays 10.30am to 12.30pm for seven weeks at Starbeck Methodist Church, High Street, Harrogate, HG2 7LH. Tutor Pamela Smith. Starts January 14 2013.

Art Painting and Drawing. On Tuesdays 10am to 12pm for 10 weeks at Community House, 46-50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR. Tutor Rosie Skaife D’Ingerthorpe. Starts January 15 2013.

History The History of York - Romans to Dark Ages. On Tuesdays 10am to 12pm for 10 weeks at Community House, 46-50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR. Tutor Warwick Burton. Starts January 8 2013.

Family History Digging Deeper Part 2. On Tuesdays 10.15am to 12.15pm for 10 weeks at Friend’s Meeting House, Queen Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5PP. Tutor Jacqueline Depelle. Starts January 15 2013.

Art Painting and Drawing. On Tuesdays 12.30pm to 2.30pm, 10 weeks; Community House, 46-50 East Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5RR. Tutor Rosie Skaife D’Ingerthorpe. Starts January 15 2013. Pre-booking essential on 01423 886197.

Family History Extend Your Family tree - Part 2. On Tuesdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm for 10 weeks at Friend’s Meeting House, Queen Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5PP. Tutor Jacqueline Depelle. Starts January 15 2013.

Photography Photography as Art 2 - A Practical Course. On Tuesdays 2pm to 4pm for 10 weeks at Knaresborough Library, Market Place, Knaresborough, HG5 8AG. Tutor Geoff Gillingwater. Starts January 15 2013.

Family History Honing your Family History Detective Skills. On Wednesdays 1pm to 3pm for seven weeks at Starbeck Methodist Church, High Street, Harrogate, HG2 7LH. Tutor Pamela Smith. Starts January 16 2013.

Courses running for 10 weeks are £63 or free for claimants. Courses running for seven weeks are £44 or free for claimants.

For more information contact 01423 506657.

The charity also offers courses for people suffering mental health problems. These include:

Yoga & Relaxation on Wednesdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm for 10 weeks at Friends Meeting House, Queen Parade, Harrogate, HG1 5PP. Tutor Jane Cluley. Starts January 9 2013. If you are interested in joining the class ring 01904 671899.

Creative Writing on Wednesdays 1.30pm to 3.30pm for 10 weeks at Acorn Centre Harrogate, 101a Station Parade, Harrogate, HG1 1HB. Tutor Brinley Price. Starts January 9 2013. Suitable for beginners and those with more experience. For more information phone the Acorn (MIND) centre on 01423 503335.