With WEA we enjoy exploring new topics over a ten week period in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, led by tutors who are very knowledgeable in their subjects and good at stimulating and supporting discussion. The WEA is, in fact, a nationwide registered educational charity with no party political or religious ties. It is the largest voluntary sector provider of adult education in England and Scotland, covering a wide range of classes. WEA is run locally by volunteers with professional area administration and WEA freelance tutors.
No experience or previous qualifications are necessary to join our courses , only an interest in the subject and a curiosity to learn more in good company.
Our local Ickleton and Chesterfords branch is one of more than 25 in Cambridgeshire and has been running for more than 30 years. Two courses are held each year, in the autumn and spring terms. They are held on 10 Wednesday mornings in Ickleton Village Hall at 10am. Sessions last for 1½ hours with coffee and tea served. The modern venue is very accessible with a hearing loop in the room and good parking close outside.
Course details are published in village newsletters, on posters and on websites as well as in the WEA course guide for Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire published in late spring. We also try to send a newsletter to members in August.
The Branch Secretary is Margaret Beston (01799 530 454)
The Branch Treasurer is Delyth Williams (01799 500 347)