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ADULT EDUCATION AND LEISURE COURSES IN SOUTH MANCHESTER
UPDATE ON O&A CLASSES FOR 2020/2021 Updated 10th July 2020
We have recently been informed that Union Chapel is not planning to re-open for any activities until September at the earliest. For this reason, due to the amount of planning and procedures required to ensure that the building is safe for all users, O&A classes will unfortunately not resume before January 2021.
The 2020/21 brochure is now ready. It will not be put on the O&A website until the end of July to allow tutors time to amend or adjust their course if they wish, taking into account that there will only be Spring and Summer terms in the coming academic year. The usual courses are on offer with two new or changed ones:
Modern Meditation, tutor Laura Bain (Fri. 1.30-2.30pm)
Local History, new tutor Chris Waters (Thurs. 10.30am-12.30pm), this year entitled ‘The Life and Times’.
Discussions are taking place about the way forward and we will continue to monitor the situation and keep you informed as to what is happening via the O&A website.
OPEN MORNING There will be no open morning this September. ENROL at first session, in the week beginning September 16th (unless for the two Arabic classes which begin on Mon and Tues 9th and 10th, also Spanish and perhaps other classes; you need to check with the tutor).
Newsletter Spring 2019 now available! Click HERE to view
***NEW***>>O&A's tribute to Eileen Land. Click HERE to view.
***HOT NEWS*** NEW ARABIC Beginners, Mon. 5.30pm- 7.30pm - Flyers with details are in the local libraries and around the Union Chapel building. Najwa has called the course both 'Challenge & Fun'! Click HERE to see flyer.
***brochure revision 1***: arabic beginners plus is now on tuesdays at 6.00pm and not mondays.
ASPECTS OF LIFE IN MANCHESTER 1750 - 1914 WITH CHRIS MAKEPEACE. FOR DETAILS CLICK HERE
New T'ai Chi and Chi Kung Beginners Class. For details click here
O&A is a Charity, established in 1991 as an independent initiative run by and for the community.
We provide courses for adults for education and leisure, with particular emphasis on providing/offering classes that are otherwise unavailable or affordable.
The teaching staff are a talented, creative and able group who present a wide range of classes.
The organisation is dependent on enthusiastic and committed volunteers doing the administration and management work.
Information about the current classes can be obtained from the tabs on this website, or from the printed brochure below.
Click on the picture of the brochure front cover below to view the 2019-2020 brochure.
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