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Prospectus Launch 2019-20

Prospectus is now available. Find all your firm favourites as well as lots of new courses.

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Blackfriars Settlement

Learn with us south of the river! Some courses are now held at Blackfriars Settlement. Find out the location of your course on enrolment.

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Join Us On Social Media

Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram and share your course related achievements and stories.

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FREE Courses For The Unemployed

If you are unemployed and receive benefits, some courses may be FREE. 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

Sep 18

New : Community Arts Open Day

Community Arts Open day take place in 18th September for our 2019-20 course.[...]

Sep 18

New : IT And Business Open Days

Are you interested in studying IT, Computing or Business in more depth or to work[...]

Sep 18

Arts Open Days

Our Arts Open days take place on 18th September for application for our 2019-20 courses.[...]

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.