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Pre-Term Events

During this holiday period, choose from a selection of short courses and events before term starts. For full details of our term dates, please visit our Term Dates & Holidays page.

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The Wonderful Wines of the World: A Guide

Join us for an exciting tour of some of the great wine regions of the world, including Champagne, Burgundy, Bordeaux, the Rhine, the Hunter, Barossa and Clare Valleys, and taste great wines from each region. We discuss the distinctive characteristics of each, the reasons for their exalted reputations, and of course, the glorious fruits of their... [More]
$123 Limited / $111

<p>Join us for an exciting tour of some of the great wine regions of the world, including Champagne, Burgundy, Bordeaux, the Rhine, the Hunter, Barossa and Clare Valleys, and taste great wines from

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16 Jul

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The Age of Adolescence: Fact or Fiction?

Explore the meaning of adolescence and delve into the history of its creation. This includes discussing its beginnings, why and how the concept of adolescence was created and the influence it has had on both popular culture and academia. Discuss what society was like when adolescence did not exist, for when you live in a time when 50 is considered... [More]
$81 Limited / $73

<p>Explore the meaning of adolescence and delve into the history of its creation. This includes discussing its beginnings, why and how the concept of adolescence was created and the influence it has

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28 Sep
$81 Limited / $73

<p>Explore the meaning of adolescence and delve into the history of its creation. This includes discussing its beginnings, why and how the concept of adolescence was created and the influence it has

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28 Sep

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'Cosa sai dell'Italia?' - Italian Advanced Revision (B1)

Learn more about Italy and its people. The course is aimed at students of Italian who wish to broaden their knowledge of Italy, its geography, its customs and traditions. The lessons propose thematic paths that offer opportunities to learn about aspects of Italian culture, history and society. Each module offers informative texts and exercises for... [More]

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Drawing for Beginners 2-Day Workshop

This workshop aims to set out some of the basic principles of learning to draw, for either the very beginner or early intermediate student. Starting with the most elementary forms and geometric shapes, the classes aim to gradually introduce the student to more ephemeral forms and challenges within the process of drawing. This class will be well... [More]

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A Taste of Modern Greek - 3 Day Intensive

This 6 hour “taster” course offers short and sweet samples of the alphabet, pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary of Modern Greek. Students will learn to read the vowels and primary consonants of the Greek alphabet in the context of several key everyday words, greetings and English words of Greek origin. Snippets of grammar (grammatical gender,... [More]

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Calligraphy for Beginners: Gothic Blackletter

This beginners’ course introduces the Art of Calligraphy, its rich history and an understanding of the development of our modern alphabet. We will focus on Gothic Blackletter. We will start with gaining an understanding of working with a broad edge nib and to refine our calligraphic technique by focusing on letter construction and spacial awareness... [More]

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"God save the King!" - Chess for Beginners

Chess is one of the most popular board games in the world, and its popularity is increasing, also thanks to TV shows and movies. However, it is not a game for brainiacs, as it is often believed. Everybody can play chess (although not everyone is going to become a Grandmaster). Chess is fun, whether you play it with friends, strangers or an AI. But... [More]

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'God save the King': Intermediate Chess

Chess is a game often seen in popular art – films and series most of all – and a cure-for-all for people: it helps develop essential skills such as problem-solving and creativity and it keeps all brain hemispheres active, thus fighting ageing. Focused on players with an elo rating ranging from 600 to 1200, this “intermediate” course will guide you... [More]

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The A to Z of Creative Writing

Whatever you’re writing – a letter to the editor, a speech, poetry, prose, memoir, fact or fiction – your words will resonate more with an audience when generated from a creative space. Some people are born with this creative flair but it can be taught and it’s never too late to learn. DELIVERY MODE Online COURSE OUTLINE Cross-check the ABCs of... [More]

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The Magic of Mah Jong

The game of Mah Jong developed in the seaports of north-eastern China in the early 1800s, and spread rapidly in the West in the 20th century, with many varied rules. Part of the game’s appeal is its beautiful playing tiles which may be hand-carved and decorated. This one-day course is an introduction to the game’s international rules, from the... [More]

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