Looking East: Middle East

From 4th to 20th October. In the Great Court, British Museum: Community outreach project inspired by the exhibition, 'Inspired By The East How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art' on at The British Museum.

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Enrol For 2019-20

Prospectus is now available. Find all your firm favourites as well as lots of new courses. Call 020 7269 6000 To find out more.

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Mary Ward has more than one building

Prospectus: The location key at the front of each section indicates the different venues. Online: The location is specified in the course description.

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Some Courses Maybe FREE

If you live in one of the 32 London Boroughs and earn less than the London Living Wage, some of our courses may be free. Pop in or call 020 7269 6000 to find out more.

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Available places

If there are available places and a course has started you can sometimes still enrol. If a course appears full there may still be places so give us a call: 020 7269 6000

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ESOL, Pronunciation & Cambridge English

Find out about assessment times for English Courses (English for speakers of other languages). Call 020 7269 6000

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Upcoming Courses

Oct 24

Floristry Techniques: An Introduction

Learn to work confidently with flowers to create displays for friends, family, various occasions and[...]

Oct 24

Floristry Techniques: Improvers/Projects

Build on your skills and develop personal projects using more exotic materials[...]

Oct 25

Business Startup for Social Enterprise, Micro Enterprise, Sole Trader

Not your standard business startup course. Straddle the social and business divide by using your[...]

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.