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It is often said that “travel broadens the mind”. Whether you are an armchair traveller or are planning a trip of your own or, our course will unveil the secrets of some of the world’s top destinations. And best of all you don’t have to travel far to find us as our central CBD location is easily accessible by public transport. Be part of the WEA community!

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The Epic Story of Spain: Andalusia

A visit to inland Andalusia is more than a visit to another part of Spain; it’s a trip into a uniquely different part of Europe. Throughout Andalusia, vestiges of the Moorish past abound; but nowhere more so than in two of Andalusia’s great historic cities: Granada and Cordoba. This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom.... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>A visit to inland Andalusia is more than a visit to another part of Spain; it’s a trip into a uniquely different part of Europe. Throughout Andalusia, vestiges of the Moorish past abound; but

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06 Oct

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Classic Cities: Santiago de Compostela

Travelling the Road to Santiago de Compostela, where the remains of St James are said to be buried, is one of the oldest and most interesting journeys in Europe. In this course we explore the city of Santiago de Compostela through the eyes of pilgrims to discover the medieval traditions of pilgrimage, and why we still find them meaningful in our... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Travelling the Road to Santiago de Compostela, where the remains of St James are said to be buried, is one of the oldest and most interesting journeys in Europe. In this course we explore the city

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13 Oct

Bella Sardinia: A Natural, Ancient and Cultural History

Sardegna (Sardinia) is an island of breath-taking beauty and extraordinary natural and cultural significance. Its giant Neolithic menhirs and stone temples eventually gave way to the massive nuraghe (circular fortresses), mysterious sacred wells, and tumulus tombs of the Bronze Age. Phoenician, Greek and Roman influences followed over centuries.... [More]
$145 Limited / $131

<p>Sardegna (Sardinia) is an island of breath-taking beauty and extraordinary natural and cultural significance. Its giant Neolithic menhirs and stone temples eventually gave way to the massive

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14 Oct

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Chinese Culture: An Introduction

China is a fascinating place to be with a rich history and culture. Chinese culture is unique and interesting including pictographic characters, performing arts, festivals, food, etc. This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to ensure they have an email, a reliable internet connection, microphone/... [More]
$153 Limited / $138

<p>China is a fascinating place to be with a rich history and culture. Chinese culture is unique and interesting including pictographic characters, performing arts, festivals, food, etc.<br/><p><br/><

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24 Oct

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Classic Irish Villages: Rostrevor and Clonakilty

In East Ulster and in West Cork, two urban centres highlight Ireland’s varieties and similarities. Rostrevor sits on picturesque Carlingford Lough at the foot of the Mourne Mountains almost equidistant from Belfast and Dublin. C.S. Lewis found his ‘idea of Narnea’ here. Clonakilty on the south coast is an architectural gem, with good beaches, and... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>In East Ulster and in West Cork, two urban centres highlight Ireland’s varieties and similarities. Rostrevor sits on picturesque Carlingford Lough at the foot of the Mourne Mountains almost

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27 Oct

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Persian Language and Culture

An introduction to Persian language and culture for any student wishing to learn the basics of Persian language and to become familiar with Persian culture, traditions and lifestyle with no prior knowledge of Persian required. Persian, one of the great lingua francas of world history, was once spoken from Siberia to Southeast Asia and it has more... [More]
$153 Limited / $138

<p>An introduction to Persian language and culture for any student wishing to learn the basics of Persian language and to become familiar with Persian culture, traditions and lifestyle with no prior

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31 Oct

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Blenheim Palace and Cliveden

We visit two estates built by the nobility: Blenheim Palace was built as a gift to John Churchill to celebrate a battle victory, and Cliveden was built for the 2nd Duke of Buckingham as a love nest. Power, prestige and scandals were a part of the deal. This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling students need to... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>We visit two estates built by the nobility: Blenheim Palace was built as a gift to John Churchill to celebrate a battle victory, and Cliveden was built for the 2nd Duke of Buckingham as a love nest

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03 Nov

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Russian Language and Culture

An introduction to Russian language and culture for any student wishing to approach Russian language for the very first time. Students will develop some reading and writing skills. This course is recommended for people wishing to learn reading Cyrillic characters as well as for those who wish to undertake further courses of Russian language. This... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>An introduction to Russian language and culture for any student wishing to approach Russian language for the very first time. Students will develop some reading and writing skills. This course is

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07 Nov

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Irresistible India

Join an evening that explores an ancient land of contrasts and complexity, of Mughal emperors, the British Raj, Bengal tigers, the world’s largest democracy that spans the Himalayas to the tropics, a land of immense wealth and poverty that arguably contains the most beautiful architecture in the world. This is an opportunity to discuss India’s... [More]
$39 Limited

Join an evening that explores an ancient land of contrasts and complexity, of Mughal emperors, the British Raj, Bengal tigers, the world’s largest democracy that spans the Himalayas to the tropics, a

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24 Nov

Mississippi River Towns: Natchez to Oak Alley

The Mississippi has provided America with much history. We start from Natchez, prominent in the antebellum South and make our way down the mighty Mississippi to the plantation of Oak Alley, learning about slavery, riverboats, levees, cotton and its role in the Civil War. This class will be delivered online via the online platform Zoom. Enrolling... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>The Mississippi has provided America with much history. We start from Natchez, prominent in the antebellum South and make our way down the mighty Mississippi to the plantation of Oak Alley,

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01 Dec

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