Full details available on the One Day Schools and Federation Events pages of the Federation website and see link to the Olympic Film Festival on the Home page.
EVENTS IN MAY
Kelvedon & Feering Branch – Saturday 19th May – at Feering Community Centre, Coggeshall Road, Feering, CO5 9QB: free parking: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., £12 for full day, £7 for half, buffet lunch included:
a.m. 'More than Bread and Circuses: the Games in Greece and Rome' – Michael Bloomfield, popular WEA history tutor.
p.m. The Development of Drug Testing in Sport and its implications:
Tony Moffat, Emeritus Professor of Pharmaceutical Analysis, formerly Chief Scientist at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain.
Contact: Beverley Painter, 01376 570653, 24 Packe Close, Feering, Colchester, CO5 9LP.
Chelmsford Branch – Wednesday 23rd May – Broomfield Community Centre, CM1 7AH: 2.00-4.00 p.m., with tea and cakes, £5 p.p. Free parking: ‘OlympiArt’ (Sport in Art): Graham Slimming.
Contact Joan Black: 01245 354644 or Mike Wall 01245 353913 (69 Maltese Road, CM1 2PB)
Great Oakley Branch – Monday 28th, Tuesday 29th, Wednesday 30th May – 11.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Harwich 1912 Centre, Cow Lane, off Wellington Road, Harwich, Essex CO12 3ES: Olympics Film Festival – a programme of films and lectures on Olympic, Sport and London themes – Laurence Staig, former Open University tutor, Arts Council officer, lecturer in Film and Media at Warwick University, the Institute of Education, London, and founding Director of the Bath Literature Festival. £12 per day, pre-course & mid-afternoon tea/coffee & biscuits included. 3-day ‘Season ticket’: £33.
Monday 28th May – ‘All Stars and Movie Stars’: Great Sports Films
Tuesday 29th May – ‘Olympic Images’
Wednesday 30th May – ‘London in the Raw: The Olympic City in Film’
Evenings: Film shows related to the courses, in the Harwich Electric Palace Cinema, next door.
Contact: Richard Colley, Stour House, Church Road, Wrabness, Manningtree, Essex, CO11 2TG, 01255 880868, firstname.lastname@example.org
EVENTS IN JUNE/JULY
Colchester Branch – Saturday 23rd June – 10 a.m. to 3.30 p.m. at Castle Methodist Church, Maidenburgh Street, Colchester, CO1 1TT: part of Colchester Branch’s June Day of Study (see Colchester’s leaflet and Federation website One Day Schools page for full details of all three courses on offer.)
£10 for the day. Lunch etc. not included.
a.m. ‘Becoming an Olympian: Nature or Nurture?’ – Professor Martin Sellens, Head of the Centre for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Essex.
p.m. ‘The Origins of the Olympics’ – Carl Murray, former Head of Classics, Bancroft’s School, Woodford Green, Essex.
Contact Jean Roberts on 01206 576506
Loughton & Epping Branch – Thursday 5th July – 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Abbey Church Centre, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1XQ: the Origins of the Olympics in Ancient Greece – Carl Murray, former Head of Classics, Bancroft’s school – illustrated lecture + tea etc £4.00. Contact Pat Dale on 020 8281 1536
Braintree Branch – Saturday 7th July – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Braintree District Museum Learning For Life Centre, Manor Street, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3HW (opposite the Old Town Hall). £12 for the day, buffet lunch included.
a.m. 'More than Bread and Circuses: the Games in Greece and Rome' – Michael Bloomfield, popular WEA History Tutor
p.m. ‘Run, Swim, Throw, Cheat – the science behind drugs in sport’ – Professor Chris Cooper, Research Group Coordinator (Sports & Exercise Science), University of Essex, who has recently published a book with this title and been interviewed on the subject for the Radio 4 ‘Today’ programme. Contact David Stubbs on 01376 322017
Hadleigh – Saturday 7th July – 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Hadleigh Baptist Church, Falbro Crescent, Hadleigh, Benfleet, SS7 2SF: £12, including buffet lunch.
Wheels, Gears, Levers and Muscles - the Science of Cycling and Healthy Exercise – Dave Parry, Human Performance Unit Manager, Centre for Sport and Exercise Science, University of Essex.
Contact Tina Nay on 01702 389137, 18 Arcadian Gardens, Hadleigh, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 2RP
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