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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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O Tannenbaum

A special session about German Christmas traditions, songs and cuisine. How do Germans celebrate Christmas? What do they eat, drink and sing? Where are the biggest and best Christmas markets? And where did the Christmas tree originate from? Answers to these and other Christmas questions can be found in this special two-hours Christmas session –... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>A special session about German Christmas traditions, songs and cuisine. How do Germans celebrate Christmas? What do they eat, drink and sing? Where are the biggest and best Christmas markets? And

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13 Dec
$39 Limited

<p>A special session about German Christmas traditions, songs and cuisine. How do Germans celebrate Christmas? What do they eat, drink and sing? Where are the biggest and best Christmas markets? And

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13 Dec

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Magdeburg - Forgotten Medieval Metropolis

Many centuries ago, Magdeburg was one of Europe’s biggest and most important cities. Home to Romanesque churches, Germany’s first Gothic cathedral and the tomb of Otto the Great, the first Holy Roman Emperor. Utterly devastated during the Thirty Years War, the city on the Elbe River has never managed to fully recover. Massive WWII bombardments and... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Many centuries ago, Magdeburg was one of Europe’s biggest and most important cities. Home to Romanesque churches, Germany’s first Gothic cathedral and the tomb of Otto the Great, the first Holy

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10 Jan
$39 Limited

<p>Many centuries ago, Magdeburg was one of Europe’s biggest and most important cities. Home to Romanesque churches, Germany’s first Gothic cathedral and the tomb of Otto the Great, the first Holy

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10 Jan

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Musical Evocations of Childhood

Musical evocations of childhood are very special and usually attempt to depict a golden, idealized time, centred on positive reminiscences and emotions. Enjoy beautiful musical depictions dating from the 19th and early 20th centuries from Germany, France, Russia and Switzerland, through the music of Schumann, Bizet, Fauré, Debussy, Ravel,... [More]
$0 Limited

<p>Musical evocations of childhood are very special and usually attempt to depict a golden, idealized time, centred on positive reminiscences and emotions. Enjoy beautiful musical depictions dating

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11 Jan

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Fürstenberg & Nymphenburg: 275 Years of Porcelain Manufacture

On 11 January 1747 Prince Charles I of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel ordered the foundation of the Fürstenberg Porcelain Manufacture on the Weser River as the third German producer of fine chinaware. Later that year the Bavarian Elector Maximilian III Joseph founded the Nymphenburg Porcelain Manufacture in Munich following his marriage to Mary Ann of... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>On 11 January 1747 Prince Charles I of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel ordered the foundation of the Fürstenberg Porcelain Manufacture on the Weser River as the third German producer of fine chinaware.

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11 Jan
$39 Limited

<p>On 11 January 1747 Prince Charles I of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel ordered the foundation of the Fürstenberg Porcelain Manufacture on the Weser River as the third German producer of fine chinaware.

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11 Jan

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Hidden Paris - Cultural Gems

Who can ever tire of visiting Paris? After enjoying the magnificent Louvre, or Musée d'Orsay, discover other gems. Musée Marmottan Monet displays an amazing Monet collection given by Monet’s son & heir in 1966. The private museum of Musée Jacquemart-André is an elegant house museum, offering outstanding art, currently showing a Botticelli... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Who can ever tire of visiting Paris? After enjoying the magnificent Louvre, or Musée d'Orsay, discover other gems. Musée Marmottan Monet displays an amazing Monet collection given by Monet’s son &

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12 Jan

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Spanish for Travellers (A1)

This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Spanish language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know for travelling in Spain or South America. Travel, social and cultural tips will also be included. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face TEXTBOOK Tutor supplied... [More]
$307 Limited / $276

<p>This course is for complete beginners or people with a very limited knowledge of the Spanish language. It will give you simple phrases and strategies to help you understand what you need to know

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17 Jan

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An Afternoon in Cornwall

Situated at the south-western tip of the island of Britain, Cornwall retains, to this day, much which is distinctive in its culture, and links it more to Wales and Brittany than to England. This course will look at some of those distinctive features. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face SUGGESTED READING Peyton, Phillip. Cornwall, a New History, Cornwall... [More]
$67 Limited

<p>Situated at the south-western tip of the island of Britain, Cornwall retains, to this day, much which is distinctive in its culture, and links it more to Wales and Brittany than to England. This

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27 Jan

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Scandinavia: Landscapes, People, Culture

Long winters and short summers, Northern Lights and Midnight Sun, lakes, forests, mountains, fjords and islands. The Northern part of Europe not only boasts stunning landscapes and natural phenomena, but is also is home to a mix of 25 million North-Germanic, Finnic and indigenous peoples in an area slightly larger than New South Wales. We will... [More]
$239 Limited / $215

<p>Long winters and short summers, Northern Lights and Midnight Sun, lakes, forests, mountains, fjords and islands. The Northern part of Europe not only boasts stunning landscapes and natural

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31 Jan
$239 Limited / $215

<p>Long winters and short summers, Northern Lights and Midnight Sun, lakes, forests, mountains, fjords and islands. The Northern part of Europe not only boasts stunning landscapes and natural

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31 Jan

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The Art Islands of the Inland Sea of Japan

Many are aware of the spectacular art museums and installations on three major islands in the Inland Sea of Japan. The three islands are Naoshima, Teshima, and Inujima. These art projects are supported by a Triennale, the 5th of which will occur in 2022. The Triennale is across a larger number of islands, 12 islands and 2 ports and leaves behind... [More]
$81 Limited / $73

<p>Many are aware of the spectacular art museums and installations on three major islands in the Inland Sea of Japan. The three islands are Naoshima, Teshima, and Inujima. These art projects are

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01 Feb

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Germany's 'Big Five' in Focus: Berlin

For almost three decades divided by the Iron Curtain, Germany’s reunited capital is the country’s biggest city in area and population and attracts the largest number of visitors each year. But it is also the youngest of the biggest five, having been founded in the 15th century only. Seat of the Brandenburg Margraves and Electors, as well as the... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>For almost three decades divided by the Iron Curtain, Germany’s reunited capital is the country’s biggest city in area and population and attracts the largest number of visitors each year. But it

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01 Feb
$39 Limited

<p>For almost three decades divided by the Iron Curtain, Germany’s reunited capital is the country’s biggest city in area and population and attracts the largest number of visitors each year. But it

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01 Feb

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