Welcome to Riseley WEA
Riseley WEA is an adult educational organisation where we offer two sessions of lectures per year on a variety of cultural subjects - a Spring Term and an Autumn term.
With a history going back over thirty years, we have covered a wide variety of subjects, from history, architecture, music, art, film and many more.
All our lectures are delivered by tutors with extensive knowledge of their subjects and a great deal of experience in teaching interested and enthusiastic adults.
Everyone is welcome.
We meet in the comfort of Riseley Village Hall Lounge where we start each meeting with a welcoming cup of tea or coffee and biscuits.
New courses starting January 2018 will be
Arts and Crafts Gardens
by Andrew Sankey
A course of nine lectures exploring the revolutionary Arts and Crafts Movement from William Morris and the Red House, to Vita Sackville-West and Sissinghurst Garden, showing how the movement was extended into the garden and in doing so creating a unity of house and garden and leaving us some of Britain`s greatest gardens.
Wednesday mornings at 10.15
17th January 2018
Practical Art - Paintingby Jacki Tebbutt
Course fully booked
This is a practical art course for students to explore and experiment with oil, acrylic and watercolour paints.
They will also be able to discover, develop and improve their creative skills in the paint media of their choice
For enthusiastic beginners, it is a chance to discover new paint techniques and media and for more experienced students to rekindle and improve their artistic interests in painting
Tuesday afternoons 2.15
16th January 2018