Our widest-ranging programme yet. Whether you are an existing student who wants to extend your studies or try something different or a new student who wants to get a taste of the centre and what’s on offer, there’s something for everyone.
Suitable for any level of experience. This course will guide you into creating sculpture with a variety of materials such as wood, paper, textiles, wax, casting, recycled materials and found objects.
Explore a range of materials and techniques, including carving in wood and soft stone. The course is suitable for people of all levels of experience who have an interest in sculpture.
Learn the tools to develop and manage your personal style. This course will look at style techniques, accessories and colour to enhance your image.
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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 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.