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Welcome to Mary Ward

Whatever your reason for taking a course, from Art to Zumba, Archaeology to Ukulele, English to Payroll there is plenty of choice with many courses that are unique to us.

New courses in January 2023

Join a course in Spring 2023. There are plenty of spaces on a wide range of courses. Don't leave it too late to avoid disappointment.

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.

Courses starting in 2023!

Tai Chi/Chi Kung/Qigong

17 January 2023 – 28 March 2023

Tuesday, 14:30 to 16:00
Start your week with a re-boot and re-balance to your body, mind and spirit! Tai Chi and Chi Kung (...
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Philosophy For Beginners Part 2

18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023

Wednesday, 14:00 to 16:00
Explore some of the most important ideas, themes, and thinkers in the history of Western philosophy....
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Collage And Mixed Media

18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023

Wednesday, 10:00 to 13:00
A practical course for beginners and experienced artists aimed at those who want to explore the crea...
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Aspects Of The 19th Century World

18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023

Wednesday, 10:30 to 13:00
The course will explore the cultural history of Europe and the Mediterranean world from 1816 to 1913...
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Mixed Media: Still Life

18 January 2023 – 29 March 2023

Wednesday, 14:00 to 17:00
Our mixed media still life course is for all levels of students with an interest in working from dir...
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Circle Dances from around the World

19 January 2023 – 30 March 2023

Thursday, 10:30 to 12:30
Beautiful, evocative music and dances from many world cultures. Good for co-ordination, uplifting an...
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Enamelling Techniques

19 January 2023 – 16 February 2023

Thursday, 10:00 to 13:00
Learn a range of techniques and processes for creating enamelled jewellery and other small objects. ...
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Embroidery Online

19 January 2023 – 30 March 2023

Thursday, 14:00 to 17:00
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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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Insect Sculptures

In 2021, a group of Newham residents, who met together on Zoom with the Mary Ward Centre, were invited to......
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Embossed Foil Bauble Workshop

Join the Community Outreach team at Stratford Library to celebrate Statford Switch. Take part in a family friendly workshop creating......
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Community Outreach at Stratford Library Fun Palace

Community Outreach joined Stratford Library during October to celebrate the annual Fun Palace Weekend where arts, science, craft, tech, digital,......
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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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