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Our local coastal wildlife : an introduction

Join local conservationist and tour guide Liza Cole for a seasonal exploration of Berwickshire’s coastal wildlifeThis course by Liza Cole will run for 5 sessions over 5 months to reflect the changing seasons on our coastline. Each highly illustrated session will run for 90 minutes to include a break and time for questions. No previous … Continue reading "Our local coastal wildlife : an introduction"


The Dawn of Art: Ice Age Cave Art

Rock Art, also called Ice Age Art and Palaeolithic Art, is found in every continent except Antarctica.This course of ten lectures by Prof Maria Chester was originally a classroom based course held in 2019, with some recent revisions. It will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 to 5 pm, starting Oct 5th. This … Continue reading "The Dawn of Art: Ice Age Cave Art"


Introduction to Astronomy: Full Series

A short course on the moon, planets, stars and cosmology, and practical observing tips. Lots to learn for beginners or seasoned observers.A short course in astronomy by Dr. Adrian Jannetta covering basic concepts, practical experience and the latest developments in a rapidly changing field. During this 5-week run you’ll learn how to find the planets, … Continue reading "Introduction to Astronomy: Full Series"


Introduction to Drawing Architecture

Conference Rooms, YHA Dewar’s Lane, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Northumberland

This course introduces the basics of how to get started in drawing architecture, whether buildings, castles or plant pots on a staircase.This three session introduction to drawing architecture is module 1 of 3 offered by your tutor, Gail Wareham, who won ‘Best in Show’ at the Art & Framing Industry Awards for her architectural representation … Continue reading "Introduction to Drawing Architecture"


An Introduction to Roman Love Poetry

An informal introduction to Roman love poetry in translation from the original Latin.This series of three talks by Anne Everest will look at short, personal poems and extracts from narrative poetry (in translation), placing them in their literary and historical context. Sessions will be held weekly on Saturdays.Anne has translated a short poem to give … Continue reading "An Introduction to Roman Love Poetry"