Sustainable wildlife gardening



Gardening for climate change



What can we learn from environmental history campaigning


Learn to be environmental custodians from the people of the Amazon


Native America: a short lecture


Introduction to Astronomy
Download the Q&A session answers here.


Supporting others to be safe online during Coronavirus

How to 'do' local history


The Periodic Table
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The search for ET

Ancient Athenian inscriptions & sculpture in Britain & Ireland



Science Friction - the difference between good science and bad fiction
Download the Q&A session answers here.


How British cinema exploded onto our screens in the 1960s


The secret life of language
Download the Q&A answers here and a bibliography here.


Britain's national parks - how we value heritage landscapes
Download the Q&A answers here.


Coronavirus: Fact and fiction
Download the Q&A answers here.


Discovering ancient Athens Part 1: Religion


Discovering ancient Athens Part 2: Politics


A capital feast
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The life and work of Alfred Hitchcock - Learn about Hitchcock's connection to Inverness here.

Schnapps in the saddle (lecture summary video) - see upcoming courses from Alastair Clark here.

Florence Nightingale's feminist essay 'Cassandra' - click here to read the Q&A


Shakespeare's astronomy -
click here to read the Q&A


Music on the TV: behind the scenes with an acclaimed documentary maker


Gender in mind - download the Q&A here and find more useful links here


Autumn film club - Citizen Kane - download the Q&A document here.


Black Lives Matter - a British Perspective (AUDIO ONLY) - References document can be downloaded here.


Cycling the Danube: from Germany to Vienna SUMMARY - download the Q&A document with links and forthcoming courses here.


Autumn film club - Bringing Up Baby


Discovering Nikola Tesla - download the Q&A document with links here.


Cooking with Seasonal Ingredients - download useful links here.


Autumn film club - Suspicion - download the Q&A document with links to further reading and courses here and lecture notes here.


The art of the Christmas story - download the Q&A document with links to courses here.


Burns for the 21st Century - download the Q&A document and links to further information here


The history of the boiler suit
 

Introduction to medieval medicine - download the Q&A document with links to further reading and courses here.

Laurie Lee - The lost recordings

Sally Rooney's ‘Normal People’ and the ethics of reading

The life and work of Frances Power Cobbe, activist - download the Q&A document with links to further reading here.

Shelley as a revolutionary in life and poetry - download the Q&A document here, and the lecture materials and further reading here.

Spring movie club: The Hounds of the Baskervilles - download the Q&A document here.

The Art of Easter

Cooking and Eating healthily - download the recipe here.

Cycling back into canal history - download useful links & course information here.

Coasting along Sussex - download the Q&A, useful links & course information here.

Dealing with Diversity - download the lecture slides here.

COVID-19: the role of ethics in decision-making - download the lecture sides here, and the Q&A and useful links here.

Mrs Beeton - The Original Superwoman? - download the Q&A, useful links and forthcoming courses here.

Working woodlands: managing woods for people and wildlife. Download the Q&A and useful links here.

Field of the Cloth of Gold - Henry VIII Goes Glamping!. Download the Q&A and useful links here.

The spark of life: the science behind Frankenstein

Summer film club: Understanding Film Noir. Download the Q&A and useful links here.

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The Wonderful world of Pollock's Toy Museum - Download the Q&A and useful links here.
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Sweet treats - The perfect scone - Download the recipe and list of forthcoming WEA courses by Karen Bell

Of ice and men - a history of ice cream - Download ice cream recipes and list of forthcoming WEA courses by Ali Warren
 

The Secrets of the Moot Hall
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A Light Hearted View of Victorian Life - Download some useful links and info on forthcoming courses by Cynthia Brown

Appreciating French New Wave film

Casting an eye on contemporary ceramics - Download useful links, list of artists and courses by Sarah Fraser

A West African empire: life in the middle ages - Download the Q&A, useful links & courses by Kwame Gad

Economic (In)justice: building power from the grassroots - download useful links for further reading/information

The power of us: how we connect, act and innovate together - download useful links for further reading/information.

 

Using gender-neutral pronouns - download the Q&A and useful links for further reading/information.

Our earth: the history of plate tectonics - download the Q&A and useful links for further reading/information.

The lease of these: a Japanese story - download the list of books & films referenced.

A talk about rhythm

Who is that Mr Putin? - we were unable to record the lecture but you can download the summary presentation here, and the Q&A and details of forthcoming courses by the speaker here.

The planet Mars - download the Q&A, useful links for further information and forthcoming courses by the speaker here.

Have a very woolly Christmas!: hand-made Christmas ornaments - download the materials list and guide here, and forthcoming courses by the speaker here.

The virtuous sidekick - download the Q&A and forthcoming courses by the speaker here.

Discover the 'scented visions' of Pre-Raphaelite paintings - download the Q&A and useful links for further information here.

 

Family history: what is it all about? - download the Q&A, useful links and forthcoming courses by the speaker here.

China under Communism 1922-2022 - download the Q&A and forthcoming courses by the speaker here.

Pink or blue?: the socialisation of gender - download useful links, further reading and forthcoming courses by the speaker here

Being in the room when it happens: women firsts in Westminster - download the poll question answers, useful links and forthcoming courses by the speaker here.

Raymond Williams, the WEA & creating an educated democracy - download Raymond Williams' open letter to WEA tutors here and the Q&A, useful links and forthcoming courses by the speaker here.