Art Courses for Absolute Beginners

Not sure where to start? A choice of courses for absolute beginners in Art. Try Sculpture, Drawing or Jewellery.

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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.

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IT And Computing Courses

Need to improve your IT skills for work, or would like to learn how to get the best from the web? Have a look at our IT and Computing courses. Some courses are FREE to students in receipt of certain benefits.

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Singing, Song Writing and Performance

Whether you want to play an instrument, write song lyrics, introduction to comedy or acting, choosing one of these courses will give you the opportunity to combine learning and enjoyment.

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ESOL, Pronunciation & Cambridge English

Find out about assessment times throughout September for English Courses.

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Fundraising Sue Is Off To Everest Basecamp

Since completing the 3 Peaks Challenge in just under 24 hours in 2015 Sue is now inspired to undertake another fundraising challenge!

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Upcoming Courses

Oct 21

MS Office Essentials for Work – Advanced

If you feel you can already effectively use MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and[...]

Oct 21

NEW: Phonetique francaise

Students should have attended a French course for[...]

Oct 21

Public Speaking Workshop

A workshop to help you find your voice and turn the ordeal of speaking in[...]

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.