Courses at the Museum

Art and the City

Monday afternoons, 1:30-3:30 pm for five weeks

Monday 11 November – 2 December

Tutor: Dr Mo Ille

Follows  by “Art Between the Wars” (Monday 30 September to 28 October)

Booking, fees, more details:

(01724) 733067

Art Between the Wars

Monday afternoons, 1:30-3:30 pm for five weeks

Monday 30 September to 28 October

Tutor: Dr Mo Ille



Followed from Monday 11 November – 2 December by “Art and the City”

Booking, fees, more details:

(01724) 733067

French Conversation Classes NEW DATES

Thirteen weekly classes in French conversation run by a native French teacher, Nathalie Brady, starting on Wednesday 11 September.

Wed 11th September to Wed 12th December 2019 (Half term break on Wed 23rd October)

Post beginners 1pm – 2.30pm;  Intermediate 2.30pm – 4pm
£110.50.for the thirteen week course.


For further details, please contact Nathalie Brady on 01652 660719 or email:

The Story of English Part 1: The beginnings to 1066

How did English start?  Where did it come from? What other languages is it related to?  All these questions are answered by tutor Hazel Hale in this five week course.


Course C3673825

To enrol or make enquires: (0300) 303 3464 or

Rout Cakes, Riddles and Regency Lovers: Jane Austen’s Emma

A WEA course led by Judith Hedley exploring the world of Jane Austen’s forth novel, “Emma”, both as great literature and as social history. £35

Course C3677667

To enrol or make enquiries: (0300) 303 3464 or

A Place of Resort

A WEA history course led by landscape historian Richard Clarke which aims to draw attention to the history of urban public spaces.

The five sessions will focus on how the present provision of public parks, recreation grounds, allotments and cemeteries has come about particular in the Humberside region.

Mondays from 5 November between 7pm and 9pm.

Fee £35

Course C3674458

To enrol please call 0300 303 3464 or visit

Music of the First World War

Graham Saunders explores the music written during the War which gives a very accurate account of its procedure from Land of hope and Glory at the beginning, down to despair in the middle and then back up to elation at victory.

This is a WEA course and costs £10.  Many WEA courses are free if in receipt of means tested benefits.

To enrol or make enquiries, please call 0300 303 3464 or ay on the day.

Course ID C3673762


Gong Bath

The Gong Space Lincolnshire – Gong Bath at the Joseph Wright Hall, Queen Street, Barton on Wednesday 14 November at 6.45-8pm – using the powerful and therapeutic sound waves and vibrations of gongs to help relieve stress and bring you back into harmony. £10. Booking is essential via

How to Research Your Family History

Learn how to investigate your family history including school records. This ten week course includes two visits to a Local Studies Library and an Archive Office to delve into the sort of sources you could use to trace your family tree and add context. The tutor will provide weekly help with your investigations and access to supporting literature.
7pm – 9pm.
It’s just £60 for the ten weeks course.
TEL (01652) 635172 TO BOOK

French for Kids

Saturday sessions held at the Wilderspin Museum during term time (no session during half term)
Start Saturday 8 September

Baby & toddler (under 3 years old)

French music and story group 3pm – 3.30pm.
£3 drop-in


Older children

4-7 year olds 1pm – 2pm.
8-12 year olds 2pm – 3pm.
French language learning through Arts & Crafts, music, stories and films.


£35 for seven weeks.
Booking recommended.

These are sessions run by an independent provider, using the museum’s facilities.

Full insurance and DBS details can be provided by the tutor.

More details: Stephanie (Tel. 07927 943 489)