Summer Of Learning: May-July 2019

Want to try something new on one of our workshops or tasters, delve deeper into your favourite subject or immerse yourself with of our more intensive courses? With three easy to reach venues across central London and courses during the day, evening and weekend we are sure you’ll find something to inspire you.

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Prospectus Launch 2019-20

Prospectus is now available. Find all your firm favourites as well as lots of new courses.

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Blackfriars Settlement

Learn with us south of the river! Some courses are now held at Blackfriars Settlement. Find out the location of your course on enrolment.

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Join Us On Social Media

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and share your course related achievements and stories.

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FREE Courses For The Unemployed

If you are in receipt of JSA/ESA or unemployed in receipt of Universal Credit or another related benefit? Some courses may be FREE. Call 020 7269 6000

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ESOL, Pronunciation & Cambridge English

Find out about assessment times for English Courses (English for speakers of other languages). Call 020 7269 6000

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Upcoming Courses

Jul 23

Including And Supporting People With An Autism Spectrum Disorder And Their Families

This non-clinical course is designed for friends or relatives of a person with Autism or[...]

Jul 23

Gentle Swing Dance

An introduction to swing dance for those who would like to try the basics. Covering[...]

Jul 23

Know Your London – Entry Level

A welcome return to an interesting and fun course in the ESOL department[...]

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.