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

Weekend Courses 2017 /18 - Saturdays 10am - 3.30pm (unless otherwise stated)

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Weekend Courses 2018 - Saturday in Spring 10am - 3.30pm (unless otherwise stated)

WAF12C17 Aesop’s Fables 12 May 2018
WVD12C17 The Victorian Way of Death 12 May 2018
WSG12C17 Swiss Garden, Old Warden, from creation to restoration 12 May 2018

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:

  1. Click the 'Book Course' link for the course you wish to book
  2. The next screen will prompt you to add a membership if you are not aleady a member
  3. In your shopping cart you will be able to see all the items you are purchasing. Items you do not wish to buy can be removed from the shopping cart at any time. From the shopping cart you can either return to this screen to 'Continue Shopping' or go to 'Checkout' if you are ready to pay.
  4. At the checkout you will need to enter contact details and tick certain declarations.
  5. Once you have completed all the required fields and checked everything carefully you can 'Click to Pay by Card' which will take you to the SagePay secure payments area.
  6. After you have entered your card details and completed payment you will receive a confirmation and an email with all your booking information.

Once you are in the secure bookings area please do not use the back button on your browser.

If at any time during the booking process you do not wish to proceed simply close the browser window.



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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