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Starts: Monday, 02 August 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Monday, 02 August 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 158

Tutor: Tilo Flache

Arabic calligraphy differs from Latin/European calligraphy. European calligraphy is focused mainly on the written word, and there are beautifully written and illuminated books written in Arabic... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 03 August 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 03 August 2021 at 7:00PM
Available spaces: 165

Tutor: Simon Gregor

Combining his passions for history, photography and poetry, Simon will lead a virtual guided tour around London at night, and share some of his experiences of photographing and exploring the city... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 04 August 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 04 August 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 163

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

One of England’s grandest estates was situated just 10 miles from Whitehall. Peter will take you through the history of this estate which began as a grand hunting lodge to entertain royalty,... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 05 August 2021 at 11:30AM
Ends: Thursday, 05 August 2021 at 12:30PM
Available spaces: 88

Tutor: Elaine Whittaker

Join Elaine for this taster session of gentle yoga, incorporating mindfulness for both beginners and those with yoga experience.In this hour-long session Elaine Whittaker will lead us through some... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 05 August 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Thursday, 05 August 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 191

Tutor: Pat Lumsdale

Over the last few months Pat has been running fortnightly sessions on Saturday mornings showing you how to make 9 simple and different patchwork blocks by machine and how to turn them into a quilt... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 06 August 2021 at 1:45PM
Ends: Friday, 06 August 2021 at 3:00PM
Available spaces: 161

Tutor: Claire Salmon

Are you looking for a new challenge, or for something different to try with your craft club or WI group? There are so many ways you can add your own style to fabrics and textiles using different... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 09 August 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Monday, 09 August 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 156

Tutor: Tilo Flache

The city of Rome has had its ups and down, growing with the Roman Empire and falling into decline at its end until what remained was nothing much more than a grimy little village. And then it rose up... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 10 August 2021 at 1:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 10 August 2021 at 2:00PM
Available spaces: 187

Tutor: Claire Cornell

Health is often defined as the absence of physical disease or sickness. However, this definition lacks the comprehensiveness of a broader approach. Holistic well-being practices are those that take... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 10 August 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 10 August 2021 at 7:00PM
Available spaces: 175

Tutor: Simon Gregor

Siegfried Sassoon is one of the best-known poets of the First World War, and one of those who also survived the conflict. In this brand new talk, Simon will explore Sassoon's life, his wartime... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 11 August 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 11 August 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 193

Tutor: Dr Geoff Doel

Join Geoff as he delves into Jane Austen’s superb send-up of the gothic novel formula, whose delightfully naïve heroine uses gothic novels as a guide to life and distinguishes between fiction and... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 11 August 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 11 August 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 182

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

A History of the Royal Parish of St James’s. Over the centuries, the parish of St James has been an enclave for the Establishment. Much of its architecture and street layout have remained... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 12 August 2021 at 11:30AM
Ends: Thursday, 26 August 2021 at 11:30AM
Available spaces: 198

Tutor: Elaine Whittaker

Elaine is delighted to offer you this 3 part set of hour-long Yoga classes running on 3 consecutive Thursdays at 11:30am from Thursday 12th August 2021 - Thursday 26th August 2021.In these hour-long... Read More

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Starts: Thursday, 12 August 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Thursday, 12 August 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 172

Tutor: Patricia Gentry-Verhoestraete

In this second part on Kew Gardens you will discover more on the gardens’ treasures with a closer look at more fascinating plants in the Palm House, learn a few things about roses and a cottage... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 13 August 2021 at 1:45PM
Ends: Friday, 13 August 2021 at 3:00PM
Available spaces: 175

Tutor: Claire Salmon

Are you looking for a new challenge, or for something different to try with your craft club or WI group? There are so many ways you can add your own style to fabrics and textiles using different... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 13 August 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Friday, 13 August 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 192

Tutor: Simon Gregor

Simon will lead us on a virtual walk along the River Thames from Vauxhall to Westminster. Using his own photographs, we will explore both the riverside itself, and some of the lesser known... Read More

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Starts: Saturday, 14 August 2021 at 11:00AM
Ends: Saturday, 14 August 2021 at 12:00PM
Available spaces: 175

Tutor: Pat Lumsdale

When you first think about trying machine patchwork all the different equipment you can buy along with the descriptions for fabric cuts and talk about using freezer paper, and waddings can often be... Read More

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Starts: Saturday, 14 August 2021 at 1:00PM
Ends: Saturday, 14 August 2021 at 2:00PM
Available spaces: 185

Tutor: Stacey Chapman

Would you like to turn those tiny fabric scraps that have been sitting in the cupboard, too pretty to throw away but have never used, as a source of inspiration for a textile project? This... Read More

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Starts: Saturday, 14 August 2021 at 3:00PM
Ends: Saturday, 14 August 2021 at 4:00PM
Available spaces: 197

Tutor: Liz Morris

Making a birthday card for a man can be difficult, a lot of card making supplies are definitely aimed at the pretty and flowery end of the market and they are not always appropriate for the man in... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 16 August 2021 at 5:30PM
Ends: Monday, 16 August 2021 at 6:30PM
Available spaces: 190

Tutor: Anna Steven

The gardens of Oxford’s colleges are surprisingly varied in style, age and size, ranging from the 16th century Mount in the middle of New College, to the impressive modernist design of St.... Read More

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Starts: Monday, 16 August 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Monday, 16 August 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 174

Tutor: Tilo Flache

Orkney is one of those places that is full of mysterious ruins, conundrums of history, beautiful sights and cultural incongruities. And it sits right on your doorstep, too! Let’s go and follow in... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 5:30PM
Available spaces: 197

Tutor: Lindy Wildsmith

Join Lindy for another one of her popular preserves courses as she demonstrates how to make a Gooseberry and Rose Petal Chutney & a Breakfast Fruit Fool.This course has been designed as a... Read More

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Starts: Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 6:00PM
Ends: Tuesday, 17 August 2021 at 7:00PM
Available spaces: 200

Tutor: Simon Gregor

Simon has been interested in the Chinese philosophy and religion of Taoism for most of his adult life. In this talk he will outline some of the history and key precepts of the Taoist approach to... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 18 August 2021 at 4:00PM
Ends: Wednesday, 18 August 2021 at 5:00PM
Available spaces: 196

Tutor: Martin Lunn

The space age began on October 4th 1957 when the Soviet Union launched Sputnik; the first man made object to be placed in orbit around the Earth. In the 1960s there was spectacular progress in the... Read More

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Starts: Wednesday, 18 August 2021 at 7:30PM
Ends: Wednesday, 18 August 2021 at 8:30PM
Available spaces: 186

Tutor: Peter Lawrence

Peter delves into the life and work of Humphry Repton, 18th century Landscape Gardener, often considered the successor of Capability Brown, who worked on country house estates in East Anglia and what... Read More

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Starts: Friday, 20 August 2021 at 1:45PM
Ends: Friday, 20 August 2021 at 3:00PM
Available spaces: 176

Tutor: Claire Salmon

Are you looking for a new challenge, or for something different to try with your craft club or WI group? There are so many ways you can add your own style to fabrics and textiles using different... Read More