Summer School 2016 Timetable Is Here!

Choose from a great selection of short courses from Puppet Making to the waltz. Some courses are Free for Camden residents.

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Prospectus 2016/17

The prospectus 2016/17 is here with lots of new courses to choose from!

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Mary Ward Legal Centre

looking for the Mary Ward Legal Centre Website please click here for more information.

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Apply Now for Progression Courses in Art & Design

Interested in Pre-Foundation, Foundation & Advanced Practice in Art & Design? Or Working In The Community Arts? Award In Pattern Cutting?

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ESOL, Pronunciation, Literacy, Maths & IT

Join our new classes! Click for advice and assessment times

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Counselling Training 2016/2017

Want to train as a counsellor? We are now accepting application forms for the Counselling Training courses starting in September 2016.

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Upcoming Courses

Jul 25

Experimental Printmaking (Advanced)

Get creative and challenge yourself! [...]

Jul 25

Singing And Performance

A course for anyone who loves to sing, can hold a note and wants to[...]

Jul 25

Life Drawing And Composition

Develop your compositional skills though practical exercises and looking at the work of other artists [...]

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.