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World Myths – Ancient Greece

Mondays, 1.00-2.30 pm starting from 3rd June 2019 – at The Centre, Birchington
No prior knowledge or experience is needed to enjoy this gentle introduction to mythology. Starting in Ancient Greece, the ‘World Myths’  series will explore the fascinating world of mythology – looking at who told the myths and why, the truth behind them and what they meant in their own time and today. Later courses will look at a range of myths from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
6 weeks £75
Read reviews and feedback on the preceding World Myths course.

Latin for Beginners

Mondays, 3.00-4.30pm starting from 3rd June 2019 – at The Centre, Birchington
No prior knowledge or experience is needed to enjoy this gentle introduction to Latin. Starting with basic Latin sentence structure and grammar, leading to the study of Latin texts to gain an insight into the world of Ancient Rome and those who lived there.
6 weeks £75
Read reviews and feedback on the preceding Latin for Beginners course.

ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE – CONTACT EVENTS@GINAMAY.CO.UK FOR MORE DETAILS

Latin Improvers

Mondays, 4.45-6.15pm starting from 3rd June 2019 – at The Centre, Birchington
This course builds on ‘Latin for Beginners’ and expands the working knowledge of Latin into more complex grammar and texts.  We will move onto the past and future tenses and work with a range of Latin texts from which you will learn about the life of Romans, their beliefs and politics.
6 weeks £75

Read reviews and feedback on the preceding Latin for Beginners course.

Shakespeare in Love

Tuesdays, 9.30-11.00am starting from 4th June 2019 at The Centre, Birchington
This short course looks at Love in the plays and sonnets of Shakespeare. Through a mixture of visual, audio and written sources, the story behind the great loves and losses contained in his work will be discovered. It doesn’t matter whether you are an expert or a complete newbie, there is something for everyone in this fascinating course which takes a fresh look at Love in the work, life and times of Shakespeare. The set book for this course is any version of the Complete Works of Shakespeare, available on Amazon in both new and second hand formats. Alternatively, it can be purchased from the tutor on the first day of the course, by prior arrangement.
6 weeks £75

Reading for Pleasure

Every Tuesday 11.30-13.00pm at The Centre, Birchington
No prior reading or preparation is needed for this friendly and relaxed group. Each week we will talk about different authors their work.  Short sections of texts will be provided to look at over a cuppa and a slice of cake.
Weekly £3.50
Read reviews and feedback on the preceding Reading for Pleasure session.

Philosophy

Tuesdays, 2.00-3.30pm starting from 4th June 2019 at The Centre, Birchington
No prior knowledge of Philosophy is needed to enjoy this course.  Philosophy need not be a complicated set of texts in undecipherable language, but instead they are a starting point for discussion.  This is the first of a series of Philosophy courses which starts with Greek philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Heraclitus, Democritus and Socrates.  You will learn the theories of each philosopher and explore how they might be applied to modern problems faced today which will offer a new perspective on these ancient views.
6 weeks £75

World Myths – Ancient Greece CLASS FULL

Tuesdays, 7.00-8.30 pm starting from 4th June 2019 – at The Centre, Birchington
No prior knowledge or experience is needed to enjoy this gentle introduction to mythology. Starting in Ancient Greece, the ‘World Myths’  series will explore the fascinating world of mythology – looking at who told the myths and why, the truth behind them and what they meant in their own time and today. Later courses will look at a range of myths from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
Read reviews and feedback on the preceding World Myths course.

CLASS FULL – This class is also being presented on Mondays at The Centre and on Wednesday afternoons at The Guildhall. Please check the Events page for more details.

Art Appreciation – Baroque – CLASS FULL

Wednesdays, 9.30-11.00pm starting from 5th June 2019 – at The Centre, Birchington
No prior knowledge or experience is needed to enjoy this gentle introduction to art history. This course considers the art and architecture of the Baroque period and will help you see the great works of art, its artists and their models, in new ways. Each week we will consider the work of different artists such as Caravaggio, Rembrandt, Vermeer, Poussin, Sirani and Leyster. Colour handouts are included. Later courses will look at a range of art and artists from the 13th to the 21st century.
Read reviews and feedback on the preceding Art Appreciation – The Renaissance course.

CLASS FULL – This class will be re-presented soon, please contact events@ginamay.co.uk or telephone 07828-199547 to register your interest in the next presentation of Art Appreciation – Baroque.

Art Appreciation – Pre-Raphaelites

Wednesdays, 1.00-2.30pm starting from 5th June 2019 at The Guildhall, Sandwich
No prior knowledge or experience is needed to enjoy this gentle introduction to art history. This course considers the art of the Pre-Raphaelites and will help you see the great works of art, and its artists, in new ways. Each week we will look at a different artist.  Colour handouts are included. Later courses will look at a range of art and artists from the 13th to the 21st century..
6 weeks £75
Read reviews and feedback on the preceding Art Appreciation – The Renaissance course.

World Myths – Ancient Greece

Wednesdays, 3.00-4.30 pm starting from 5th June 2019 – at The Guildhall, Sandwich
No prior knowledge or experience is needed to enjoy this gentle introduction to mythology. Starting in Ancient Greece, the ‘World Myths’  series will explore the fascinating world of mythology – looking at who told the myths and why, the truth behind them and what they meant in their own time and today. Later courses will look at a range of myths from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.
6 weeks £75
Read reviews and feedback on the preceding World Myths course.

Latin for Beginners CLASS FULL

Wednesdays, 7.00-8.30pm starting from 5th June 2019 – at The Centre, Birchington
No prior knowledge or experience is needed to enjoy this gentle introduction to Latin. Starting with basic Latin sentence structure and grammar, leading to the study of Latin texts to gain an insight into the world of Ancient Rome and those who lived there.
Read reviews and feedback on the preceding Latin for Beginners course.

CLASS FULL – This class is running at other times at both The Centre and The Guildhall in this session. Please check the Events page for more details.
ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE – CONTACT EVENTS@GINAMAY.CO.UK FOR MORE DETAILS

Shakespeare in Love

Fridays, 9.30-11.00am starting from 7th June 2019 at The Guildhall, Sandwich
This short course looks at Love in the plays and sonnets of Shakespeare. Through a mixture of visual, audio and written sources, the story behind the great loves and losses contained in his work will be discovered. It doesn’t matter whether you are an expert or a complete newbie, there is something for everyone in this fascinating course which takes a fresh look at Love in the work, life and times of Shakespeare. The set book for this course is any version of the Complete Works of Shakespeare, available on Amazon in both new and second hand formats. Alternatively, it can be purchased from the tutor on the first day of the course, by prior arrangement.
6 weeks £75

Philosophy

Fridays, 11.15am-12.45pm starting from 7th June 2019 at The Guildhall, Sandwich
No prior knowledge of Philosophy is needed to enjoy this course.  Philosophy need not be a complicated set of texts in undecipherable language, but instead they are a starting point for discussion.  This is the first of a series of Philosophy courses which starts with Greek philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, Heraclitus, Democritus and Socrates.  You will learn the theories of each philosopher and explore how they might be applied to modern problems faced today which will offer a new perspective on these ancient views.
6 weeks £75

French for Beginners

Fridays, 1.00-2.30pm starting from 7th June 2019 at The Guildhall, Sandwich
This short course introduces you to conversational French. Using a range of written, audio and visual sources, we start with greetings, then go on to food, places and getting out and about. The set book is French for Beginners, Angela Wilkes, Usbourne Publishing Ltd. that accompanies this course is available on Amazon in both new and second hand formats. Alternatively, it can be purchased from the tutor on the first day of the course, by prior arrangement.
6 weeks £75

Latin for Beginners

Fridays, 3.00-4.30pm starting from 3rd June 2019 – at The Guildhall, Sandwich
No prior knowledge or experience is needed to enjoy this gentle introduction to Latin. Starting with basic Latin sentence structure and grammar, leading to the study of Latin texts to gain an insight into the world of Ancient Rome and those who lived there.
6 weeks £75
Read reviews and feedback on the preceding Latin for Beginners course.

ALSO AVAILABLE ONLINE – CONTACT EVENTS@GINAMAY.CO.UK FOR MORE DETAILS

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