Summer Vacation Opening Times

OPENING TIMES, Monday 10am-4.30pm, Tuesday 10am-4.30pm, Wednesday 10am-8pm, Thursday 10am-4.30pm, Friday 10am-1pm, Saturday CLOSED

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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

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Mary Ward Legal Centre

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Upcoming Courses

Sep 19

Spanish 1A

Assumes no previous knowledge.[...]

Sep 19

NEW: Introduction to Medieval Art

We will survey the history of medieval art from its[...]

Sep 19

ESOL E2 Elementary

This course is for people who can have some conversations and read and write short[...]

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.