Saturday 6 September:The Middle East: Between modernity and Traditionalism
Saturday 20 September: In Search of Palestine: Edward Said's Return Home - see programme page for details
Remember Mah Jong continues throughout the year on Tuesday morning at 10am - 12noon. The Play Reading Group meets on Thursday at 10am-12noon.
'Gender,equality and social justice - progress, paradox and promise' -Judy Mcgregor's 2013 Lincoln Efford Memorial Lecture, is available on our Lectures page as a PDF file.
Bussing to the WEA is a good solution to the parking problem. Some buses come into the city along Durham Street, and leave the city via Montreal Street, with bus-stops very close to the WEA.
Established in 1915, the Canterbury WEA is a voluntary non-profit, community, adult education association. The WEA aims to provide education for personal growth and towards the establishment of a just and equitable society. Here in Christchurch, WEA strives to provide affordable courses of a high standard that encourage discussion and respond to ideas and events in the local community.
WEA Membership is not required to attend courses but members receive the quarterly programme and newsletter by post and can obtain a $2 discount on all courses. Membership, on calendar year basis, is $15 for individuals, $25 for family, $30 for organisations and $200 for life.
The programme of about 30 courses and events is updated on this web-site each term. The noticeboard is updated weekly. Inquiries to office phone, fax or e-mail address, below or fill out the on-line enrolment form on this web-site.
No unsolicited commercial material please.
59 Gloucester Street,
P.O. Box 1796
Phone: 03 366 0285
Fax: 03 366 4530
The Canterbury WEA wishes to thank the Canterbury Community Trust and the Christchurch City Council for their support.