Friday, 3 April 2020


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.

Everyone is welcome.

New course starting Wednesday 12th January 2022

Behind the Scenes

Comfortable Life in the Country House
Judith Hodgkinson

How did the country house function?

From candles, privies and open fires, to bell-pulls, electric light and central heating, this course will look at the way comfort was gradually achieved within country houses, and what drove change, Developments in producing food, in hygiene, and in communications will be studied, and servants whose job it was to carry out these labour intensive tasks, will, where possible, speak for themselves,

A course of nine lectures

Starting 12th January 2022

Cost of course £53.33

To enrol ring 0300 303 3464.  Course Ref C2228359

Riseley Village Hall