Outclass Learning

The Branch’s contribution to the Lifelong Learning experience

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Current history course

Meet the Vikings

Venue: Canolfan y Bont, Pontardulais, Swansea

Tutor: Colin Wheldon James

Previous history courses

Colin Wheldon James

Colin Wheldon James & Peter Rees

Richard Lewis

Anthea Symonds

The Historical Association is committed to adult learning and promoting history at all levels. Our courses are a brilliant way to learn about a new topic or to meet people similarly interested in history. All of the classes are taught by experienced tutors, knowledgeable in their subject, and class discussion is very much encouraged.

Prospective history courses

The Outclass Learning Group is organising courses for the coming academic year.

Details are still being arranged but here’s a taster of what’s likely to be provided:

Beginning in October 2017

Start: Monday 2 October 2017, 10.30am

Topic: The Black Death

Tutor: Colin Wheldon James

Venue: Canolfan y Bont, Pontardulais

Start: Monday 2 October 2017, 2.00pm

Topic: The 1950s: The End of Empire, the Beginning of Revolution

Tutor: Dr Anthea Symonds

Venue: The National Waterfront Museum

Tuesday morning or afternoon

Topic: A History of Welsh Art

Tutor: Richard Lewis

Venue: to be decided

Start: Wednesday 4 October 2017, 6.30pm

Topic: American Political History, 1917-2017

Tutor: Richard Lewis

Venue: Forge Fach, Clydach

Beginning in January 2018

Start: Monday 8 January 2018, 10.30am

Topic: The Normans in Europe

Tutors: Colin Wheldon James and Peter Rees

Venue: Canolfan y Bont, Pontardulais

Start: Monday 8 January 2018, 2.00pm

Topic: The 1960s: Revolution!

Tutor: Dr Anthea Symonds

Venue: The National Waterfront Museum

Start:: Tuesday 9 January 2018, 10.30am

Topic: A History of the Parish of Llangyfelach from Antiquity to Modern Times

Tutor: Jeff Childs

Venue: Morriston Library

Richard Lewis will also be running one or two courses beginning in January

This information will be updated as details are confirmed

Each course is 10 weeks long. And each lecture lasts 2 hours, with a tea/coffee break.

As well as being informative, these courses are for your enjoyment. They are taught in a friendly manner and no prior knowledge of the subject is necessary.

There are no essays to write, but discussion is encouraged (but not compulsory).