These courses are open to anyone over 18. Membership Required. New students welcome.

Weekend Courses 2018 /19 - Saturdays 10am - 3.30pm (unless otherwise stated)

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Saturdays in Spring 2019

WWP26B18 With a Brush in Their Hand: Women Impressionists 26 Jan
WBB26BA18 Body Balance 10-11am 26 Jan 10.00-11.00
WBB26BB18 Body Balance 11.30-12.30pm 26 Jan 11.30-12.30
WBB26BC18 Body Balance 1.30-2.30pm 26 Jan 1.30-2.30
WSW26B18 Vita Sackville-West: Poet & Gardener 26 Jan
WDS26B18 Drawing Snowdrops in Coloured Pencil 26 Jan
WSH26B18 Beginner’s bridge – more strong hands 26 Jan
WFF23B18 Food & Fruit in Art of N Europe 1500-1800 23 Feb
WBC23B18 Angela Burdett-Coutts 23 Feb
WGB23B18 Drawing Glass Bottles in Coloured Pencil 23 Feb
WPA23B18 Freedom:A Philosophical Approach 23 Feb
WPZ23B18 Paul Cezanne 23 Feb
WBM23B18 Patterns in Butterflies & Moths 23 Feb
WSG16B18 History of the Suburban Garden 16 Mar
WFL16B18 Chandler’s Farewell My Lovely 16 Mar
WLC16B18 Leonard Cohen:The Song Poet 16 Mar
WAS16B18 An Introduction to the Arts of the Sub-Continent 16 Mar
WCA10B18 Coastal Archaeology 16 Mar
WIB16B18 Inspired by Birds 16 Mar
MSHIP1819 MEMBERSHIP 2018 /19  

NB: DAY MEMBERSHIP - one required for each individual day.

If you can pay by card please use our secure online booking process. Your place will be secured immediately and you will receive a confirmation/receipt by email. Your payment will be processed securely through SagePay and will not be subject to manual handling by REC. You will also be fully protected by the distance selling regulations. To book, simply follow these steps:

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Weekend Course Brochure:

Weekend Course Brochure


ENROLMENT: Advance booking required.

You can enrol online, by post, in person or by phone (please have your card details to hand), Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm.

Tel: 01234302203/4

Postal Booking Form:

Enrolment Form PDF


Payments: Debit cards preferred to keep costs down.

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Morning refreshments and lunches available.

Saturday in Spring

These courses start with morning sessions in the classroom at the REC, followed by lunch at the REC, after which the class will have an outing or field trip locally.
More courses will be announced hroughout the year.

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