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Branches and groups in England

WEA branches and groups, are volunteers who have come together, usually in towns and villages, to plan and run a programme of part time, day and evening classes for people living in their local area.  The list below shows WEA branches within each English region. To find a listing of courses on offer from each branch, you can go to our online course search or ask your local regional office for the printed course guide to your area.

If you would like a guide on how to set up a branch, please download our brochure here.

Click on a region to jump to the list of local branches:


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View West Midlands Region branches

View Yorkshire and Humber Region branches

East Midlands Region


  • 101 Hinckley Road WEA Branch
  • Area 6 WEA Branch
  • Arnold WEA Branch
  • Ashbourne WEA Student Group
  • Ashby and Coalville WEA Branch
  • Ashover WEA Branch
  • Beeston WEA Branch
  • Belper WEA Branch
  • Birstall and Rothley WEA Branch
  • Boston WEA Branch
  • Brigstock WEA Branch
  • Burton Joyce WEA Branch
  • Calverton WEA Branch
  • Chapel-en-le-Frith WEA Branch
  • Chesterfield WEA Branch
  • Corby WEA Branch
  • Crich WEA Branch
  • Derby WEA Branch
  • East Bridgford WEA Branch
  • Farthinghoe WEA Branch
  • Groby WEA Student Group
  • Helmdon WEA Branch
  • Higham Ferrers WEA Branch
  • Holbrook WEA Branch
  • Husbands Bosworth WEA Branch
  • Kettering WEA Branch
  • Kimberley WEA Branch
  • Leicester WEA Branch
  • Lincoln WEA Branch
  • Long Buckby WEA Branch
  • Long Eaton WEA Student Group
  • Long Sutton WEA Branch
  • Loughborough WEA Branch
  • Louth WEA Branch
  • Lowdham WEA Branch
  • Mansfield Community ICT
  • Market Harborough WEA Student Group
  • Matlock WEA Branch
  • Melton Mowbray WEA Branch
  • Nassington WEA Branch
  • Newark WEA Branch
  • Northampton WEA Branch
  • Nottingham WEA Branch
  • Radcliffe on Trent WEA Branch
  • Rearsby WEA Branch
  • Rothwell WEA Branch
  • Smalley WEA Branch
  • Southwell WEA Branch
  • Spalding WEA Branch
  • Towcester WEA Branch
  • Wellingborough WEA Branch
  • Weston WEA Branch
  • Wirksworth WEA Branch
  • Yelvertoft WEA Branch

Jump to: Top, East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, South West, Southern, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber.

Eastern Region


  • Alconbury WEA Branch
  • Ardleigh WEA Branch
  • Attleborough WEA Branch
  • Aylsham WEA Branch
  • Benfleet WEA Branch
  • Berkhamsted WEA Branch
  • Biggleswade WEA Branch
  • Billericay WEA Branch
  • Bishop's Stortford WEA Branch
  • Blofield WEA Branch
  • Bottisham WEA Branch
  • Braintree WEA Branch
  • Brantham WEA Branch
  • Brightlingsea WEA Branch
  • Brookmans Park WEA Branch
  • Buckden WEA Branch
  • Bungay WEA Branch
  • Burnham Market WEA Branch
  • Burwell WEA Branch
  • Bury St. Edmunds WEA Branch
  • Cambridge WEA Branch
  • Capel St Mary WEA Branch
  • Chatteris WEA Branch
  • Chelmsford WEA Branch
  • Cheveley WEA Branch
  • Chorleywood and Rickmansworth WEA Branch
  • Coggeshall WEA Branch
  • Colchester WEA Branch
  • Cottenham WEA Branch
  • Danbury and Little Baddow WEA Branch
  • Dedham WEA Branch
  • Dereham WEA Branch
  • Diss WEA Branch
  • Dunstable WEA Branch
  • Dunwich/Westleton WEA Branch
  • Eaton WEA Branch
  • Ely WEA Branch
  • Eye WEA Branch
  • Felixstowe WEA Branch
  • Felsted WEA Branch
  • Frinton-On-Sea WEA Branch
  • Godmanchester WEA Branch
  • Great Bardfield WEA Branch
  • Great Bentley WEA Branch
  • Great Bradley WEA Branch
  • Great Dunmow WEA Branch
  • Great Gransden WEA Branch
  • Great Oakley WEA Branch
  • Guilden Morden WEA Branch
  • Haddenham WEA Branch
  • Hadleigh WEA Branch
  • Halesworth WEA Branch
  • Halstead WEA Branch
  • Harlow WEA Branch
  • Harpenden WEA Branch
  • Harwich WEA Branch
  • Hatfield Peverel WEA Branch
  • Hatfield WEA Branch
  • Hemingfords WEA Branch
  • Henley (Suffolk) WEA Branch
  • Hertford WEA Branch
  • Hethersett WEA Branch
  • Hingham WEA Branch
  • Hitchin WEA Branch
  • Hoddesdon WEA Branch
  • Holland-on-Sea WEA Branch
  • Hoveton/Wroxham WEA Branch
  • Huntingdon WEA Branch
  • Ickleton and Chesterfords WEA Branch
  • Ipswich WEA Branch
  • Kelvedon and Feering WEA Branch
  • Kings Langley WEA Branch
  • King's Lynn WEA Branch
  • Langford (Bedfordshire) WEA Branch
  • Langford (Essex) WEA Branch
  • Lawford WEA Branch
  • Leigh-on-Sea WEA Branch
  • Leighton Buzzard WEA Branch
  • Linton WEA Branch
  • Loddon WEA Branch
  • Loughton and Epping WEA Branch
  • Maldon WEA Branch
  • Maplesteads WEA Branch
  • March WEA Branch
  • Mersea WEA Branch
  • North Walsham WEA Branch
  • Norwich WEA Branch
  • Orford WEA Branch
  • Poringland and District WEA Branch
  • Potters Bar WEA Branch
  • Radlett and Bushey WEA Branch
  • Radwinter and Sampfords WEA Branch
  • Rayleigh WEA Branch
  • Riseley WEA Branch
  • Roydon WEA Branch
  • Royston WEA Branch
  • Saffron Walden WEA Branch
  • Saxlingham Nethergate WEA Branch
  • Shalford WEA Branch
  • Sheringham WEA Branch
  • Silver End WEA Branch
  • Southwold WEA Branch
  • St Albans WEA Branch
  • St Ives (Cambridgeshire) WEA Branch
  • St Neots WEA Branch
  • Stoke-by-Nayland WEA Branch
  • Stradbroke WEA Branch
  • Swaffham WEA Branch
  • Takeley WEA Branch
  • Thaxted WEA Branch
  • The Pulhams WEA Branch
  • Thetford WEA Branch
  • Tiptree WEA Branch
  • Tollesbury WEA Branch
  • Upwood WEA Branch
  • Ware WEA Branch
  • Watton WEA Branch
  • Wells-Next-The-Sea WEA Branch
  • Welwyn Garden City WEA Branch
  • Wenhaston WEA Branch
  • West Bergholt WEA Branch
  • Wickford WEA Branch
  • Willingham WEA Branch
  • Wisbech WEA Branch
  • Wivenhoe WEA Branch
  • Writtle WEA Branch
  • Wymondham WEA Branch
  • Yaxley WEA Branch

Jump to: Top, East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, South West, Southern, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber.

London Region


  • Barking and Dagenham WEA Branch
  • Barnes WEA Branch
  • Barnets WEA Branch
  • Beckenham and West Wickham WEA Branch
  • Bethnal Green WEA Branch *new*
  • Bexley WEA Branch
  • Bromley WEA Branch
  • Ealing WEA Branch
  • Croydon WEA Branch
  • Ealing WEA Branch
  • Enfield and Southgate WEA Branch
  • Finchley and Golders Green WEA Branch
  • Ham WEA Branch
  • Harrow WEA Branch
  • Hornchurch and Upminster WEA Branch
  • Ilford at Gants Hill and Redbridge WEA Branch
  • Merton WEA Branch
  • Mill Hill and Edgware WEA Branch
  • Muswell Hill WEA Branch
  • Northolt (Thanti Education) WEA Branch
  • Northwood WEA Branch
  • Petts Wood and Orpington WEA Branch
  • Pinner and Hatch End WEA Branch
  • Richmond WEA Branch
  • Ruislip and Uxbridge WEA Branch
  • Sanderstead and Selsdon WEA Branch
  • Surbiton, Kingston and Malden WEA Branch
  • Sutton and Wallington WEA Branch
  • Walthamstow WEA Branch
  • Wanstead and Woodford WEA Branch
  • Wembley-Brent WEA Branch

Jump to: Top, East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, South West, Southern, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber.

North East Region


  • Bellingham WEA Branch
  • Berwick Upon Tweed WEA Branch
  • Darlington WEA Branch
  • Durham, Teesdale and Derwentside WEA Branch
  • Newcastle upon Tyne WEA Branch
  • South Tyneside WEA Branch
  • Sunderland/Washington WEA Branch
  • Whickham WEA Branch
  • Whitley Bay WEA Branch

Jump to: Top, East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, South West, Southern, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber.

North West Region


  • Altrincham WEA Branch
  • Cheadle Hulme WEA Branch
  • Colne WEA Branch
  • Congleton WEA Branch
  • Disley and Marple WEA Branch
  • Frodsham WEA Branch
  • Hyde WEA Branch
  • Knutsford WEA Branch
  • Manchester WEA Branch
  • Neston WEA Branch
  • Northwich WEA Branch
  • Oldham WEA Branch
  • Rochdale WEA Branch
  • Saddleworth WEA Branch
  • Sale WEA Branch

Jump to: Top, East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, South West, Southern, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber.

South West Region


  • Bath WEA Branch
  • Bishopstone WEA Group
  • Blandford WEA Group
  • Bournemouth and Poole WEA Branch
  • Box WEA Branch
  • Bradford on Avon WEA Group
  • Bridport WEA Branch
  • Bristol WEA Branch
  • Bruton WEA Group
  • Castle Cary WEA Branch
  • Chard and Ilminster WEA Branch
  • Cheltenham WEA Branch
  • Cirencester WEA Branch
  • Coleford (Somerset) WEA Branch
  • Corsham WEA Group
  • Devizes WEA Group
  • Donhead St Mary WEA Group
  • Dorchester WEA Branch
  • East Coker WEA Branch
  • Ferndown WEA Branch
  • Glastonbury WEA Group
  • Gloucester WEA Group
  • Hornblotton WEA Group
  • Long Sutton (Somerset) WEA Branch
  • Malmesbury and District WEA Branch
  • Mid Cornwall WEA Branch
  • Minchinhampton WEA Branch
  • Minehead WEA Branch
  • North Nibley WEA Group
  • Pewsey WEA Branch
  • Salisbury WEA Group
  • Seend WEA Branch
  • Sherborne WEA Group
  • Shurdington WEA Group
  • Stroud WEA Branch
  • Swindon Womens WEA Branch
  • Tewkesbury WEA Branch
  • Thornbury WEA Branch
  • Tiverton WEA Branch
  • Urchfont WEA Branch
  • Wells WEA Group
  • Weymouth WEA Branch
  • Winchcombe WEA Branch
  • Wingfield WEA Branch
  • Yeovil WEA Group

Jump to: Top, East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, South West, Southern, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber.

Southern Region


  • Abingdon WEA Branch
  • Amersham WEA Branch
  • Andover and District WEA Branch
  • Ashford and Wye WEA Branch
  • Banbury WEA Branch
  • Banstead and Reigate WEA Branch
  • Basingstoke WEA Branch
  • Beaconsfield WEA Branch
  • Bexhill WEA Branch
  • Billingshurst WEA Branch
  • Bognor Regis WEA Branch
  • Brighton and Hove WEA Branch
  • Burford WEA Group
  • Canterbury WEA Branch
  • Caterham WEA Branch
  • Chesham WEA Branch
  • Chichester WEA Branch
  • Crowborough WEA Branch
  • Dorking WEA Branch
  • Dover WEA Branch
  • Epsom and Ewell WEA Branch
  • Esher WEA Branch
  • Faversham WEA Branch
  • Fetcham and Bookham WEA Branch
  • Folkestone WEA Branch
  • Gerrards Cross and Chalfont St Peter WEA Branch
  • Great Missenden, Prestwood and Wendover WEA Branch
  • Guildford WEA Branch
  • Hastings and St Leonards WEA Branch
  • Havant WEA Branch
  • Henfield WEA Branch
  • Henley WEA Branch
  • Herne Bay WEA Branch
  • Horley WEA Branch
  • Horsham and Crawley WEA Branch
  • Isle of Wight WEA Branch
  • Ivinghoe WEA Branch
  • Lewes WEA Branch
  • Liphook WEA Branch
  • Lymington WEA Branch
  • Maidenhead WEA Branch
  • Marlow WEA Branch
  • Medway and Gravesend WEA Branch
  • Midhurst WEA Branch
  • Milton Keynes at Bletchley and Stony Stratford
  • Oxford WEA Branch
  • Petersfield WEA Branch
  • Petham WEA Branch
  • Polegate WEA Branch
  • Portsmouth Omega Centre
  • Reading WEA Branch
  • Ringwood WEA Branch
  • Robertsbridge WEA Branch
  • Rye WEA Branch
  • Seaford WEA Branch
  • Sevenoaks WEA Branch
  • Shrivenhamand WEA Branch
  • Sittingbourne WEA Branch
  • Slough WEA Branch
  • Sonning Common WEA Branch
  • Southampton WEA Branch
  • Steyning WEA Branch
  • Tadley WEA Branch
  • Tenterden WEA Branch
  • Tonbridge WEA Branch
  • Tunbridge Wells WEA Branch
  • Wallingford WEA Branch
  • Walton and Weybridge WEA Branch
  • West Berkshire WEA Branch
  • West Bucks Villages WEA Branch
  • Whitstable WEA Branch
  • Winchester WEA Branch
  • Windsor WEA Branch
  • Wingham with Littlebourne and Bridge WEA Branch
  • Wingrave WEA Branch
  • Woking WEA Branch
  • Wokingham and District WEA Branch
  • Worthing WEA Branch

Jump to: Top, East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, South West, Southern, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber.

West Midlands Region


  • Aldridge WEA Branch
  • Alrewas WEA Branch
  • Burton On Trent WEA Branch
  • Cannock Wood Branch
  • Ewyas Harold WEA Branch
  • Hereford City WEA Branch
  • Kenilworth WEA Branch
  • Ledbury WEA Branch
  • Leek WEA Branch
  • Lichfield WEA Branch
  • Longton and Potteries WEA Branch
  • Newcastle and Wolstanton WEA Branch
  • Wolverhampton WEA Branch

Jump to: Top, East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, South West, Southern, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber.

Yorkshire and Humber Region


  • Aireborough WEA Branch
  • Barrow-On-Humber WEA Branch
  • Barton-On-Humber WEA Branch
  • Bawtry WEA Branch
  • Beverley WEA Branch
  • Bradford WEA Branch
  • Doncaster WEA Branch
  • Dunnington and Grimston WEA Branch
  • Easingwold WEA Branch
  • Goole WEA Branch
  • Great Ayton WEA Branch
  • Grimsby WEA Branch
  • Halifax WEA Branch
  • Harrogate WEA Branch
  • Haxby and Wigginton WEA Branch
  • Ilkley WEA Branch
  • Immingham WEA Branch
  • Keelby WEA Branch
  • Leeds WEA Branch
  • Nidderdale WEA Branch
  • Northallerton WEA Branch
  • Pickering WEA Branch
  • Poppleton WEA Branch
  • Rotherham WEA Branch
  • Scunthorpe and North Lincolnshire (West) WEA Branch
  • Sheffield WEA Branch
  • Thirsk WEA Branch
  • Upper Calder Valley WEA Branch
  • Waltham WEA Branch
  • Washburn Valley WEA Branch
  • York WEA Branch

Jump to: Top, East Midlands, Eastern, London, North East, North West, South West, Southern, West Midlands, Yorkshire and Humber.