Easter opening hours

The Centre will be closed from the 7th - 21st April.
Opening hours during admin week (22nd - 25th April) are 9.30-4.30pm.

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Counselling training in Holborn

Interested in training to be a Counsellor, or looking to build on your career? The Mary Ward Centre runs Counselling training courses for every level.

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Advice and Assessment for vocational courses

ESOL - Literacy - Pronunciation - Business - Computing & IT - Maths - Digital Media
Tuesdays between 11.00 -13.30
Wednesdays between 18.00 - 20.30.
No appointment necessary

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Adult Education for All

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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Upcoming Courses

Apr 28

French 1C

Further develop your basic spoken French for everyday, routine situations, for pleasure or business, for[...]

Apr 28

Spanish 3C

Students at this level should be able to understand and communicate effectively unaided on everyday,[...]

Apr 28

Existentialism To Postmodernism Part 3

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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.