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Rediscover the Iliad and The Odyssey

We are the heirs to the greatest works of literature from cultures across the globe but how well do we know these great epics? Discover the history and significance, the stories and the arts created around the The Iliad and The Odyssey by Homer – or were they? – which inspired centuries of art and archaeology. Join us to find out more about the history of the texts, their cultural significance, and the stories themselves. COURSE OUTLINE Homer and the texts: Origins, Translations,... [More]
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Rediscover the Iliad and The Odyssey

<p>We are the heirs to the greatest works of literature from cultures across the globe but how well do we know these great epics? Discover the history and significance, the stories and the arts

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How to Read Music

Interested in learning to read music or want to reactivate your prior music reading skills? Come along to this introductory session on reading music notation and learn/revisit the basics of both pitch and duration. [More]
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How to Read Music

Interested in learning to read music or want to reactivate your prior music reading skills? Come along to this introductory session on reading music notation and learn/revisit the basics of both pitch

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Physics' Revolutionary Decade: 1895 to 1905

As the 19th century was drawing to a close, many physicists thought our quest to understand the universe was done and dusted. Then, between 1895 and 1905, atoms, radioactivity, relativity and quantum physics were discovered, turning that universe, or at least our understanding, on its head. Join us in exploring this revolutionary decade, and its lasting impacts. [More]
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Physics' Revolutionary Decade: 1895 to 1905

As the 19th century was drawing to a close, many physicists thought our quest to understand the universe was done and dusted. Then, between 1895 and 1905, atoms, radioactivity, relativity and quantum

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Scientists and Philosophers Need to Talk

We all know what Science is – but do we know what ‘reality’ is; or even what ‘understanding’ is? Just how to we ‘know’, and how do we know that we know? There is abundant evidence that we don’t – and even the experts don’t! These questions are as much philosophical as they are scientific, and Tibor offers some deep philosophical insights into them. Since the mid-20th century, “metaphysics” has become something of a dirty word – especially, but not exclusively, in scientific... [More]
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Scientists and Philosophers Need to Talk

<p>We all know what Science is – but do we know what ‘reality’ is; or even what ‘understanding’ is? Just how to we ‘know’, and how do we know that we know? There is abundant evidence that we don’t –

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An Introduction to Performance Poetry

Are you a beginner in poetry or have some experience but you would like to take it to the next level? Then Introduction to Performance Poetry is the course for you! Practice the skills to write or compose poetry and get confident to perform it and improvise. [More]
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An Introduction to Performance Poetry

Are you a beginner in poetry or have some experience but you would like to take it to the next level? Then Introduction to Performance Poetry is the course for you! Practice the skills to write or

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Who was William Shakespeare?

Some of us may have come to Shakespeare just recently. Still, it’s never too late to look at what is so special about him, by embarking on a wonderful journey from Stratford-upon-Avon to London to explore this man and his times. Shakespeare was born in just the right place at the right time; Elizabethan England. In this first part of a two part series, we visit Stratford-upon-Avon and examine his early days. SUGGESTED READING On Shakespeare – John Bell, Allen & Unwin, 2011... [More]
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Who was William Shakespeare?

<p>Some of us may have come to Shakespeare just recently. Still, it’s never too late to look at what is so special about him, by embarking on a wonderful journey from Stratford-upon-Avon to London to

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