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College Suspension

The Mary Ward Centre has decided to suspend face-to-face classes – We expect to restart classes in the week beginning 11th May 2020 and will be in touch with all of our students with further information over the coming weeks.

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Music Hall 21st March Performance Cancelled

The next performance from the Naughty Nineties Music Hall Company has been cancelled. They will be back in the summer term.

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Upcoming Courses

Apr 04

Positive Psychology And Happiness

Happiness is so important but can seem fleeting[...]

Apr 04

Native American Herbal Back Massage

This course focuses on a specific back massage routine that is used by Native Americans[...]

Apr 04

Silver Clay Jewellery: Bead Making

This one day course will introduce students with some experience with silver clay, to using[...]

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.