Mary Ward Centre

Mary Ward Cafe

The Mary Ward Cafe is open again offering a wide range of delicious vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free hot and cold meals and snacks.

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Adult Education for everyone

We offer a wide range of courses, evening classes and qualifications to suit many interests. Use the search box to see if we have what you want, or browse our course pages.

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Welcome to a new year!

A warm welcome to all our new students, and to those returning for a new year - it's great to see you again.

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Raise money for the MW Fund when you shop online

The Mary Ward Centre is taking part in Easyfundraising - click here to find out how you can help without any extra cost to you.

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Upcoming Courses

Oct 01

Working With Children (NOCN) – Level 1

A practical accredited course preparing students for level 2[...]

Oct 02

The Art Trail: London Galleries And Museums

Look at art in a variety of locations around London[...]

Oct 02

Dreamweaver Complete

A chance to gain full understanding of web site design using Dreamweaver on a long[...]

Why come to Mary Ward Centre?

Mary Ward Centre is the adult education centre with a difference. We provide a wide range of subjects for people at all levels and run courses during the day, evening or weekend to suit your timetable.

Get inspired and enjoy excellent teaching in an environment where each individual’s learning experience is valued. That’s what makes Mary Ward Centre ‘the friendly place to learn.’

The Cafe

The vegetarian cafe at 42 Queen Square is a popular meeting place for lunch, dinner, or coffee and cake.  The café specialises in vegetarian, vegan, gluten and wheat-free meals and snacks, catering for every dietary requirement.


Café customers can enjoy being surrounded by art produced by Mary Ward Centre art students, or simply catch up with friends, fellow students or colleagues in the calm setting of Queen Square.