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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Join the fun and keep fit in this 12 week course that runs for an hour over lunchtimes!
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.
Learn about special diets and gain an understanding of which foods improve your health and what you should avoid.
Further develop your basic spoken French for everyday, routine situations, for pleasure or business, for[...]
Discover the archaeology of the ancient world, from Shang Dynasty China in the East, to[...]
We will explore the history of prominent Kent families and communities using contemporary records (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 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.