Bonnie Prince Charlie: from Carlisle to Derby and back again – Autumn 2018

 

Find out about Bonnie Prince Charlie’s journey from Carlisle to Derby and back again in the winter of 1745 using primary source material, popular history and legend. Discover spies, intrigue and incompetence as a fossilised strata of society impinged upon a modern world.

 

 

Tutor – Julia Hickey
Fee – £26.95 or FREE
Starts – Tuesday 4 September 2018 for 2 weeks
Time – 10:00am-1:30pm
Location – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Course Ref – C2340279

Enrolment is now open – go to wea.org.uk or call 0300 303 3464 to book your place

You may be eligible for a free course – click here for details

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Joan of Arc: Soldier, Sorceress or Saint? – Derby Day School – Autumn 2018

Albert Lynch - Jeanne d'Arc

Between 1428 and 1430, a teenage peasant who dressed as a knight convinced most she met that the English could be driven from France. This talk assesses her achievements, failures and legacy as an enduring icon of French identity and universal symbol of female courage.

 

Tutor – Mark Barnard
Fee – £15.40 or FREE
Date – Monday 20 August 2018
Time – 10:00am-2:30pm – includes 30 minutes for lunch, please bring your own
Location – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Course Ref – C2340203

Enrolment is now open – go to wea.org.uk or call 0300 303 3464 to book your place

You may be eligible for a free course – click here for details

The First World War: Who was responsible? – Derby Day School – Autumn 2018

feat Tyne Cot Cemetery 1 edit 2Some say the Great War was due to German aggression; others that Britain, France and Russia contributed significantly to the conflict by curtailing the Kaiser’s quest to be their equal. Asking could it have been averted, this talk will examine some of the key reasons for each country’s culpability in one of the most debated and emotive subjects.

Tutor – Mark Barnard
Fee – £15.40 or FREE
Date – Saturday 11 August 2018
Time – 10:00am-2:30pm – includes 30 minutes for lunch, please bring your own
Location – WEA, The Mill, Lodge Lane, Derby DE1 3HB
Course Ref – C2340204

Enrolment is now open – go to wea.org.uk or call 0300 303 3464 to book your place

You may be eligible for a free course – click here for details

New brochures out now for Autumn 2018

Our new course brochures for Derby and Chesterfield are now available!  If you have attended a course with us in the last year then you will be getting a copy through the post very soon.  In the meantime you can download the brochures here:

WEA Derby & Derbyshire brochure Autumn 2018

WEA Chesterfield brochure 2018

If you’d like us to post one to you, please use the contact form to send us a message with your name and address, and we’ll get one sent out to you.

Enrolment is open to WEA members now – if you have a membership number you can enrol by phone on 0300 303 3464.

Enrolment will be open to everyone from Monday 11th June 2018.

We will be updating the website with full course details for Autumn over the next few weeks, so watch this space!