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WEA Sydney offers a relaxed and social environment with a community feel. With a central CBD location, we are easily accessible by public transport. Our diverse and high-quality courses are led by professional and friendly tutors and offer you great value for money. Whether you are interested in finding a new hobby, planning your travels or developing new skills in creative writing your journey starts here.

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"The City that Never Sleeps": A Walk around New York

One of the best ways of exploring the history, culture and landscape of New York City is to walk it. Explore the stories and the history of this global city, concentrating on Manhattan. We visit cultural centres, meet the locals and explore the subway; and walk the full 23km length of Broadway to appreciate the wonders and sights of Manhattan.... [More]
$79 Limited / $71

<p>One of the best ways of exploring the history, culture and landscape of New York City is to walk it. Explore the stories and the history of this global city, concentrating on Manhattan. We visit

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08 May
$79 Limited / $71

<p>One of the best ways of exploring the history, culture and landscape of New York City is to walk it. Explore the stories and the history of this global city, concentrating on Manhattan. We visit

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08 May

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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]
$153 Limited / $138

<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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08 May

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Beekeeping: Harvest Your Own Honey!

Everything you need to know about bees, the equipment needed and how much honey you can expect. It’s easy to have a hive and let the bees do most of the work for you Find out what products you can make from beeswax, such as candles and soap. Honey tasting and comprehensive notes provided. This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney.... [More]
$118 Limited / $106

<p>Everything you need to know about bees, the equipment needed and how much honey you can expect. It’s easy to have a hive and let the bees do most of the work for you Find out what products you can

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09 May

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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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11 May
$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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11 May

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Central Europe in Focus: Budapest

Straddling the majestic Danube River, the modern Hungarian Capital combines beautiful natural settings with rich historical and architectural heritage, and offers an unparalleled combination of culture, fine cuisine and thermal baths attracting millions of visitors each year, many of whom start or end the river cruise of a life time here. For many... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Straddling the majestic Danube River, the modern Hungarian Capital combines beautiful natural settings with rich historical and architectural heritage, and offers an unparalleled combination of

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18 May

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Introducing your Digital Camera Weekend Workshop

This class is for the beginner. Learn how to use your camera more effectively than just pressing the shutter button. Take control of the essential functions to effect changes in your photographs. Learn techniques for functional and creative application. Practical class exercises, visual displays and a practical assignment is set for completion on... [More]
$215 Limited / $193

<p>This class is for the beginner. Learn how to use your camera more effectively than just pressing the shutter button. Take control of the essential functions to effect changes in your photographs.

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22 May

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Central Europe in Focus: Bratislava

Slovakia’s Capital is probably most famous for the 1805 peace treaty between France and Austria following the Battle of Austerlitz, which ultimately led to the demise of the Holy Roman Empire after almost 900 years. Just one hour down the Danube from Vienna, it is a popular destination for day visitors and river cruise passengers, but provides... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Slovakia’s Capital is probably most famous for the 1805 peace treaty between France and Austria following the Battle of Austerlitz, which ultimately led to the demise of the Holy Roman Empire after

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01 Jun

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Travelling the Blues Highway 61: A Musical Journey

Journey to the origins of the Blues in Memphis and Mississippi. Visit Beale Street, the Stax Museum and Gracelands; before travelling to the grave sites of Robert Johnson, BB King, Albert King and others. This class will be delivered face-to-face at WEA Sydney. Enrolling students need to ensure they have read the current COVID-19 Safety Guidance... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Journey to the origins of the Blues in Memphis and Mississippi. Visit Beale Street, the Stax Museum and Gracelands; before travelling to the grave sites of Robert Johnson, BB King, Albert King and

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04 Jun

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Wales: Mystery, Magic, Castles and Towns

Wales is the Celtic land of mystery, myth and magic. It had been host to mighty wizards and legendary kings. Poet, painter and walker alike have appreciated Wales' dramatic landscapes and her moody vistas. In this course we travel through North Wales and visit some of her castles and towns. This course will be delivered both face-to-face at WEA... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Wales is the Celtic land of mystery, myth and magic. It had been host to mighty wizards and legendary kings. Poet, painter and walker alike have appreciated Wales' dramatic landscapes and her moody

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08 Jun
$39 Limited

<p>Wales is the Celtic land of mystery, myth and magic. It had been host to mighty wizards and legendary kings. Poet, painter and walker alike have appreciated Wales' dramatic landscapes and her moody

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08 Jun

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Creative Night Photography

Infinite choices are available to the photographer, and with digital photography you can explore these choices with immediate results, all adjustable in situ. Learn to manipulate camera controls for various effects. Develop techniques such as multiple exposure, camera drag, zoom while exposing etc. on a creative night excursion in the city on day 2... [More]
$110 Limited / $99

<p>Infinite choices are available to the photographer, and with digital photography you can explore these choices with immediate results, all adjustable in situ. Learn to manipulate camera controls

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10 Jun

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