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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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Shakespeare's London

With its noisy, teeming streets, Shakespeare arrived from Stratford some time before 1590. By 1594 he was established as an actor and playwright and had joined the Lord Chamberlain’s Company.We walk the streets and visit Shakespeare’s sites. DELIVERY MODE Hybrid (F2F and Online simultaneously) SUGGESTED READING Shakespeare – Peter Ackroyd 1599 –... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>With its noisy, teeming streets, Shakespeare arrived from Stratford some time before 1590. By 1594 he was established as an actor and playwright and had joined the Lord Chamberlain’s Company.We

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13 Jul
$39 Limited

<p>With its noisy, teeming streets, Shakespeare arrived from Stratford some time before 1590. By 1594 he was established as an actor and playwright and had joined the Lord Chamberlain’s Company.We

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13 Jul

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Snapshots of Ireland

From the ancient to the modern, this eclectic range of specialist topics highlights aspects of Ireland and the Irish across religion and politics, art and design, housing and heraldry, saints and sinners, church and monasticism, society and geography. Each session snapshots key periods, personalities, trends and events, relying on original... [More]
$232 Limited / $209

<p>From the ancient to the modern, this eclectic range of specialist topics highlights aspects of Ireland and the Irish across religion and politics, art and design, housing and heraldry, saints and

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16 Jul

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Barcelona Nights (and Days)

The Catalonian Capital is not only the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean, but a vibrant economic hub, steeped in over two thousand years of history and is one of the major tourism destinations in Europe. The city hosted Columbus, Picasso and the Olympic Games, surrounded by mountains and beaches, teeming with culture and home to unique... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>The Catalonian Capital is not only the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean, but a vibrant economic hub, steeped in over two thousand years of history and is one of the major tourism

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20 Jul
$39 Limited

<p>The Catalonian Capital is not only the largest metropolis on the Mediterranean, but a vibrant economic hub, steeped in over two thousand years of history and is one of the major tourism

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20 Jul

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Discover the Best of South America

From Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Incan ruins and alluring beaches; South America is a blessed land of contrasts with an extraordinary diversity of cultures and natural wonders that invite travellers setting for incredible adventures. South America´s diversity doesn't end with geography. Across the continent you will... [More]
$79 Limited / $71

<p>From Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Incan ruins and alluring beaches; South America is a blessed land of contrasts with an extraordinary diversity of cultures and natural

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27 Jul
$79 Limited / $71

<p>From Andean peaks, Amazonian rainforest, Patagonian glaciers, Incan ruins and alluring beaches; South America is a blessed land of contrasts with an extraordinary diversity of cultures and natural

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27 Jul

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An Archaeologist in Myanmar

This is a series of five lectures, covering two thousand years of Myanmar archaeology, history, art and religion. It looks at the development of huge walled cities that traded as far across as Rome in the early First Millennium, at the kingdom of Bagan which united all of what is now Myanmar, and at Mrauk-U, a later Buddhist kingdom, “the Venice of... [More]
$166 Limited / $149

<p>This is a series of five lectures, covering two thousand years of Myanmar archaeology, history, art and religion. It looks at the development of huge walled cities that traded as far across as Rome

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06 Aug

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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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07 Aug

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A Visit to New Orleans

New Orleans has been described as the most unique city in the United States. Its historic heart is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife along Bourbon Street. We look at its early settlement, the French Quarter and the Garden District. We discover the need for the Levees, take a ride on the... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>New Orleans has been described as the most unique city in the United States. Its historic heart is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife

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10 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>New Orleans has been described as the most unique city in the United States. Its historic heart is the French Quarter, known for its French and Spanish Creole architecture and vibrant nightlife

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10 Aug

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Matsuo Basho - The Poet, and his Journey through Northern Japan

Matsuo Basho developed the style of poetry we know today as Haiku. In 1689, four years before his death, he undertook a monumental journey around the Northern parts of Japan, a journey of 2400 kilometres. The journey took over five months, and resulted in one of Japan’s greatest pieces of travel literature, the Oku-no-hosomichi (The Narrow Road to... [More]
$79 Limited / $71

<p>Matsuo Basho developed the style of poetry we know today as Haiku. In 1689, four years before his death, he undertook a monumental journey around the Northern parts of Japan, a journey of 2400

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17 Aug
$79 Limited / $71

<p>Matsuo Basho developed the style of poetry we know today as Haiku. In 1689, four years before his death, he undertook a monumental journey around the Northern parts of Japan, a journey of 2400

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17 Aug

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In the Footsteps of Don Quijote: Exploring Castilia - La Mancha

Undoubtedly the most famous piece of Spanish literature Miguel de Cervante’s ‘Don Quijote’ is set in the La Mancha region southeast of the Spanish capital Madrid. Known for its windmills and sweeping pastures, it has always been an important agricultural zone, but also includes historically important places such as the UNESCO World Heritage Sites... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Undoubtedly the most famous piece of Spanish literature Miguel de Cervante’s ‘Don Quijote’ is set in the La Mancha region southeast of the Spanish capital Madrid. Known for its windmills and

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17 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Undoubtedly the most famous piece of Spanish literature Miguel de Cervante’s ‘Don Quijote’ is set in the La Mancha region southeast of the Spanish capital Madrid. Known for its windmills and

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17 Aug

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City of the Great Buddha

Learn about the basics of travelling to Japan through our exploration of the oldest permanent Capital of Japan, Nara. Home to the oldest wooden structure in the world, Horyuji (early 7th century), and the famous Great Buddha of Todai-ji Temple (the largest wooden structure in the world, initially constructed in the early 8th century), our visit... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Learn about the basics of travelling to Japan through our exploration of the oldest permanent Capital of Japan, Nara. Home to the oldest wooden structure in the world, Horyuji (early 7th century),

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24 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Learn about the basics of travelling to Japan through our exploration of the oldest permanent Capital of Japan, Nara. Home to the oldest wooden structure in the world, Horyuji (early 7th century),

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24 Aug

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