Courses at the Museum

French Conversation Classes (Intermediate)

Fourteen weekly classes in French conversation (intermediate) run by a native French teacher, Nathalie Brady.

There are separate sessions for beginners (1pm-2.30pm) and advanced levels at (10.30am-12pm)

£8.20 per week (Half Term break 31 October)

Tel (01652) 660719 or email for more information and to book.

French Conversation Class (Beginners)

Fourteen weekly classes in French conversation (for beginners) run by a native French teacher, Nathalie Brady.

£8.20 per week (Half Term break 31 October)

There are separate sessions for intermediate (2.30pm-4pm) and advanced levels at (10.30am-12pm)

Tel (01652) 660719 or email for more information and to book.

Yoga at Wilderspin

Mondays (6.45pm – 8pm) & Fridays (10am – 11.15am), term time only.

Regular yoga practice helps to reduce stress and enhance mental calm and focus – suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

£5 per session

To book: t: 07850668487 or e:

Church, Chapel & Cathedral

Exploration of the ways in which these places of worship influenced artists between the 17th & 20th Centuries. Aspects of the backgrounds of the artists & the production of the paintings will be discussed – artists included took the theme in several ways: as part of the landscape/townscape, architecturally, effects of light/shade, socio-historical aspects of the people involved. Fully illustrated with discussion.


Tutor: Rachel Holland-Hargreaves

Fee: £10

Venue: Joseph Wright Hall – a former Primitive Methodist Chapel.  The session will take place in the ground floor Community Hall – which is fully accessible.  There are wheelchair accessible toilets, and car parking n the Wilderspin National school Museum car park.

To enrol call: the WEA on 0300 3030 3464 or ring the Barton Branch on 01652 632739.

Course No. C3670977

Buddhist Meditation Drop in Sessions

These classes are run by the Khedrubje Kadampa Buddhist Centre (Hull) and are ideal whether you are a complete beginner or have practiced meditation before.

We meditate sitting on chairs to ensure everyone is comfortable. There is no physical exercise involved and you don’t need to wear special clothing or bring anything with you. Each class includes a guided meditation, a short talk and an opportunity to ask questions with refreshments.

The classes cost £5 per session and you don’t need to book in advance, just turn up!  The classes start at 7pm.

The classes take place in the Aelberry Building at the rear of the school museum.  There is plenty of car parking.

For info on this class call: 07783 185 332 or visit

Forthcoming dates:

April 18,  25
May 2,  9,  16,  23
June 6,  13,  20,  27
July 4,  11,  18
Midsummers Night by Gill Kendall

Wilderspin Art Group

Join this exciting Art Group led by Artist Jon Dent at the Joseph Wright Hall in Queen Street, Barton. All comers are welcome from beginners to experts

Have great fun and make real progress with your Art work, whatever your preferred medium; Oils, Acrylics or Watercolour
Great value at £10 for half a day or £15 for the whole day!

Enquiries please call Jon on 07525034201 / 01652 618082 or email