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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 photography your journey starts here.

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Greece in Focus - Athens

One of the world’s oldest cities, Athens is not only home to the world famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Acropolis, but also to many other museums and the classical philosophers Plato and Aristotle. Hailed as the cradle of democracy and birthplace of Western Civilisation, the city oozes history on every corner. Architecture fans can indulge... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>One of the world’s oldest cities, Athens is not only home to the world famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Acropolis, but also to many other museums and the classical philosophers Plato and

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19 Jul
$39 Limited

<p>One of the world’s oldest cities, Athens is not only home to the world famous UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Acropolis, but also to many other museums and the classical philosophers Plato and

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19 Jul

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Beginners Tai Chi

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise and meditation. Coordinating slow rhythmic movements based on Chinese martial art forms with relaxed deep breathing leads to a calmness that has many health benefits both physical and psychological. Regular practice will lead to improvements in balance; flexibility; aerobic fitness; muscular strength &... [More]
$229 Limited / $206

<p>Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise and meditation. Coordinating slow rhythmic movements based on Chinese martial art forms with relaxed deep breathing leads to a calmness that has many health

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21 Jul

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In and Around Washington D.C.

Some of the sights of Washington DC are the ones everyone wants to visit, like Capitol Hill, the White House and the Lincoln Memorial, but have features which are easy to miss. Others are out of town, like Mount Vernon or Fort McHenry, or are designed for people with special interests, like the National Archives or the National Museum of African... [More]
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<p>Some of the sights of Washington DC are the ones everyone wants to visit, like Capitol Hill, the White House and the Lincoln Memorial, but have features which are easy to miss. Others are out of

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26 Jul

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Great Artworks of Japan: A trip to the Yoshiwara Courtesan District with Hokusai

In 2008 a long-lost scroll by Hokusai was discovered in Paris. It describes both banks of the Sumida River in Tokyo and the journey to the Yoshiwara Courtesan district of old Tokyo by boat. The scroll is Hokusai’s largest work and was purchased at a world record price as the central work of the new Sumida Hokusai Museum in 2016. Painted in 1805, it... [More]
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<p>In 2008 a long-lost scroll by Hokusai was discovered in Paris. It describes both banks of the Sumida River in Tokyo and the journey to the Yoshiwara Courtesan district of old Tokyo by boat. The

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27 Jul
$39 Limited

<p>In 2008 a long-lost scroll by Hokusai was discovered in Paris. It describes both banks of the Sumida River in Tokyo and the journey to the Yoshiwara Courtesan district of old Tokyo by boat. The

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28 Jul

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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]
$173 Limited / $156

<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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29 Jul

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The Lycian Way: Ancient Path of the Mediterranean

Travellers have been walking the Lycian Way along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey since the late bronze Age. Since then the Persians and Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, pirates and Turks have all laid claim to it, often more than once. The Lycian Way is about 540 km long and passes through historic sites, towns and amphitheatres, such as Xanthos,... [More]
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<p>Travellers have been walking the Lycian Way along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey since the late bronze Age. Since then the Persians and Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, pirates and Turks have all

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29 Jul

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Grow Your Own Food

Whether you have a tiny balcony, garden or acreage, learn how to grow your own herbs, vegetables and fruit trees. Find out about different methods of recycling, including composting and worm farms. Discover crop rotation, companion planting and how to get rid of pests, diseases and weeds, without using any chemicals. Comprehensive notes are... [More]
$121 Limited / $109

<p>Whether you have a tiny balcony, garden or acreage, learn how to grow your own herbs, vegetables and fruit trees. Find out about different methods of recycling, including composting and worm farms.

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30 Jul

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Greece in Focus - The Peloponnese

Formerly known as Morea, the Peloponnese peninsula warrants several days of thorough exploration. Apart from the archaeological site of ancient Olympia, there is the first modern Greek capital of Nafplio with its castle, to discover. The hidden village of Monemvasia, rugged coastlines, winding country roads, ancient olive groves, various battle... [More]
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<p>Formerly known as Morea, the Peloponnese peninsula warrants several days of thorough exploration. Apart from the archaeological site of ancient Olympia, there is the first modern Greek capital of

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02 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Formerly known as Morea, the Peloponnese peninsula warrants several days of thorough exploration. Apart from the archaeological site of ancient Olympia, there is the first modern Greek capital of

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02 Aug

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Planning Your Greek Itinerary

So much to see and so much to satisfy every interest. Where to start? We cover tips, and vital logistical information that can help you plan every aspect of your travels be they through the mainland, the Greek Islands or the major towns. You will receive information not found in the guidebooks. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face COURSE OUTLINE Tips on When... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>So much to see and so much to satisfy every interest. Where to start? We cover tips, and vital logistical information that can help you plan every aspect of your travels be they through the

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06 Aug

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Beginners Amigurumi: The Japanese Art of Crocheting Toys

Why buy a stuffed toy when you can make one? This past decade has seen a rise in popularity of Japanese amigurumi in the Western world, from cute animals to crochet-versions of literary characters. Fun and fast to create, they make an ideal gift or even a profitable hobby for those who love to crochet but have run out of space. Learn how to crochet... [More]
$113 Limited / $102

<p>Why buy a stuffed toy when you can make one? This past decade has seen a rise in popularity of Japanese amigurumi in the Western world, from cute animals to crochet-versions of literary characters.

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09 Aug

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