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The programme for the Spring term is here!

Don't leave it too long to join a class, spaces are filling up fast! You can enrol online, call 020 7269 6000 or pop into one of our buildings at 275-285 High Street, Stratford, E15 2TF or at 1 Rushworth Street, SE1 0RB.

Spring Programme

Welcome to Mary Ward Adult Education

We are delighted to welcome you in to our new building, 275-285 High Street, Stratford, E15 2TF. See how to get here!

Journey to Stratford

Finding us

We are closer than you think! Check your journey times to our new building at Stratford (E15 2TF) and Blackfriars (SE1 0RB)

Getting here!

Counselling Courses

Train for a career in Counselling. We have a range of courses from a general introduction ‘Counselling Bazaar’ through to qualifications at Level 3, 4 and 6.
Apply now for 24-25!

Counselling

Art Progression Courses

Thinking about a career change or interested in studying art, craft or design more intensively? Why not try our series of Foundation tasters to help make up your mind? Or apply to our Pre Foundation Level 2 course?

Qualifications & Professional Practice

Free Digital and Creative Tasters

Have you ever fancied dabbling in creative programmes but not sure which course is the right one for you? Maybe you want to learn how to create vector graphics? Or perhaps you want to manipulate art and photography you’ve already produced? Mary Ward is offering a range of tasters at our Blackfriars Settlement site so you can find out!

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The friendly place to learn

The Mary Ward has a reputation as the friendly place to learn – this is because as well as getting first-rate teaching, we also offer the support and encouragement you need to help you get the most from your course. Download the Spring 2024 prospectus to explore our range of courses.

Spring Programme

Spring Term 2024

Pottery - Evening

19 February 2024 – 25 March 2024

Monday, 18:00 to 21:00
Discover Your Creativity with Our New Ceramics Classes!Join us for an exciting journey into the worl...
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Wheel Thrown Pottery

22 February 2024 – 28 March 2024

Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Discover Your Creativity with Our New Ceramics Classes!Join us for an exciting journey into the worl...
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Ceramics Workshop

22 February 2024 – 28 March 2024

Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
Discover Your Creativity with Our New Ceramics Classes!Join us for an exciting journey into the worl...
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Beautifully Simple Melt And Pour Soaps

16 March 2024 – 16 March 2024

Saturday, 10:00 to 16:30
This course is designed for beginners and will give you the skills to make simple organic and chemic...
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Clothes Making

22 April 2024 – 15 July 2024

Monday, 13:30 to 16:30
Learn how to make clothes from commercial patterns. You will construct a toile in calico from a bas...
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World Civilisations: City And State In Ancient Persia

22 April 2024 – 15 July 2024

Monday, 14:00 to 16:00
The course will begin with a consideration of the definitions of 'civilisation,' and will then explo...
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Ballroom Dance: Next Steps

22 April 2024 – 15 July 2024

Monday, 16:15 to 17:45
Develop your skills in your favourite ballroom and Latin American dances such as the Waltz, Tango, C...
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Collage And Mixed Media

24 April 2024 – 10 July 2024

Wednesday, 10:30 to 13:30
A practical course for beginners and experienced artists aimed at those who want to explore the crea...
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Abstract Painting

24 April 2024 – 10 July 2024

Wednesday, 18:00 to 21:00
A practical introduction to abstract art, suitable for beginners and more experienced artists....
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Sculpture: Ceramic Processes

24 April 2024 – 29 May 2024

Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
Explore and experiment with a range of ceramic techniques specifically for sculpture such as using ...
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Neurodiversity: Embracing An Evolving World

24 April 2024 – 29 May 2024

Wednesday, 18:30 to 20:30
Brain function and behaviour differences are part of normal variations in the human population. This...
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Yoga

24 April 2024 – 10 July 2024

Wednesday, 14:45 to 15:45
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Philosophy For Beginners Part 3

25 April 2024 – 11 July 2024

Thursday, 18:30 to 20:30
Explore some of the most important ideas, themes and thinkers in the history of Western philosophy.L...
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News

In Out Exhibition, featuring 4 MWC alumni

Three University of East London (UEL) students will curate a new exhibition in east London this week. Justine Hounam, Anne......
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Creative Book Exhibition, Rotunda Gallery Beckton

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Mary Ward Cafe

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Exciting news in the world of Literacy development

We have partnered with the Adult Learning Trust (ALT) to provide 1-1 and small group support for our English students......
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Printmaking Exhibition

Printmaking students recently had the opportunity to take part in an exhibition at Delta House Studios Gallery. The exhibition was......
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Queens Coffee have come to Mary Ward

Many of you will have already come to know the friendly folk who run the ‘Queens Coffee ‘ Coffee stall......
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Our new building in Stratford

As most of you already know we are refurbishing a building on Stratford High Street, which will replace our building......
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