This year’s Spring into Summer programme of learning-for-pleasure courses and events started the week beginning 8 June 2015 with courses in creative writing, culture, current affairs, literature, language and more.
Although we are no longer accepting registrations for our 2015 programme you are very welcome to join our mailing list to receive future Spring into Summer updates. To sign up please use the form at the bottom of this page, or alternatively contact Georgina Collins.
Courses and Workshops
- Travel Writing (Mondays 10.30am – 1.00pm from 8 – 29 June)
- The Islamic Caliphate Revived? (Mondays 6.00 – 8.30pm from 8 – 29 June)
- The Book’s Better!: Exploring Literary Film Adaptations (Tuesdays 6.30 – 8.30pm from 9 June – 14 July) Please note that registrations are no longer being accepted for this course
- Conversational Arabic (Wednesdays 6.00 – 8.00pm from 10 June – 15 July) Please note that registrations are no longer being accepted for this course
- Fairy Tales: From Fiction to Fine Art (Wednesdays 6.00 – 8.30pm from 10 June – 1 July)
- Mash-Up Short Stories (Tuesday 16 June 10.00am-2.00pm)
- Payday Loans and the Regulation of Low-Income Lending (Thursday 11 June 5.30 – 7.30pm)
- The Music of Jewish Prayer: Unearthing Layers of Liturgical Chant and Song* (Tuesday 16 June 8.00 – 9.30pm)
- Cheap Energy vs. Clean Technology? (Thursday 18 June 5.30 – 7.30pm)
- Edith Cavell (Monday 22 June 6.00 – 8.00pm)
- New Atheism: the dilemmas of taking on God (Thursday 25 June 5.30 – 7.30pm)
- Celebrating Canada Day? (Wednesday 1 July 3.00 – 5.00pm)
- The Fiction Makes Us Real: an introduction to Canadian literature (Wednesday 1 July 6.00 – 8.00pm)
* This event took place as part of Magnified and Sanctified: The Music of Jewish Prayer, a four-day conference organised by the AHRC-funded Performing the Jewish Archive project
Details of previous Spring into Summer courses and events are available on our archive page.
Feedback from the 2014 programme included:
An obvious knowledge and love of the subject was passed on to us
Absolutely wonderful, didn’t want it to end