Apply Now For Pre-Foundation & Foundation in Art & Design

Progress further in Art & Design. We are taking applications for our year long courses.

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Apply Now ‘Working In Community Arts’

Develop and deliver live Community Arts projects and shadow Community Arts practitioners while you gain a Level 3 certificate.

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Bloomsbury Festival Exhibition Opportunity

The Mary Ward Centre welcomes applications from Visual Artists, Sound Artists, & Creative Writers for an exhibition being held during The Bloomsbury Festival between 19 -23 October 2016.

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Wide Variety of Fitness Classes at Great Turnstile

Our popular yoga, Pilates, Zumba & Tai Chi classes start next week or why not try NEW Fighting Fit or Strength & Body Conditioning?

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ESOL, Pronunciation, Literacy, Maths & IT

Join our new classes! Click for advice and assessment times

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Mary Ward Legal Centre

looking for the Mary Ward Legal Centre Website please click here for more information.

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Upcoming Courses

Oct 02

Life Drawing

Spend a day brushing up on your life drawing skills[...]

Oct 03

NEW: English for Business (ESOL L1-L2)

Do you want to apply for work in business but[...]

Oct 03


Learn a range of techniques and processes for creating enamelled jewellery and other small objects.[...]

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.