Saturday, 12 May 2018

Welcome to Riseley WEA

Summer 2018
A day course

Scent, sex and trouble at mill(an)

Opera around 1900
with
Peter Bleasby

 Wednesday June 6th
Starting 10.00 a.m
Riseley Village Hall
(directions)
Programme

10.00                      Arrive, coffee and croissants

10.15-11.15          Mayhem at Milan
       The premier of Puccini’s Madam Butterfly
        at La Scala, Milan 1904

11.15-11.30          Coffee

11.30-12.30          More mayhem at mill
       Slashed faces, drowned babies, not many laughs Janacek’s Jenufa 1904)

12.30- 1.45           Lunch

1.45 -2.15              Intermezzo
        None shall sleep

2.15-3.15               Love is in the air
         Richard Strauss’ Feuersnot 1901

3.15-3.30               Break

3.30-4.30               Don’t sniff the flowers
        Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur 1902

4.30                        Review of the day


Depart before 5.00

Cost - £26 inc lunch

To book your place, please ring Sue on 01234 708622

Return here for details of our autumn course which we will announce In May/June.


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.

Sunday, 8 April 2018

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.

2018


Our Spring 2018 course has now finished.

Return here for details of our autumn course which we will announce In May.

Monday, 5 February 2018

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.

Spring  2018


Our Spring 2018 course now running is:

 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.