Saturday 7th September, 11am-3pm at 126 Mount Pleasant, University of Liverpool
We will be holding an open day for the general public on Saturday 7th September that will give a little taste of what Continuing Education and lifelong learning is all about. There will be talks covering a variety of subjects. These include an honest and up to date examination of Liverpool’s involvement in the slave trade with Alex Robinson, a thought provoking philosophical appraisal of the financial crisis by Dr Paul Smith as well as a talk on the practical effect that the crisis has had upon the population. Joanne Backhouse will talk about Egyptian art, a new and fascinating subject for Continuing Education whilst Brian Wheaton will entertain us with a discussion on the history of wine.
Alongside these discussions we will also host a creative writing workshop with Alice Bennett, a sketching session with Paul Gatenby and, for those with a musical interest, a keyboard session with Grace Allwood. You will also have the opportunity to sample Spanish and Mandarin in our language taster sessions! Running throughout the day we will have a paper folding and Chinese calligraphy workshop for you to sample Chinese culture. We will also have a presentation on the world around us, from a physics point of view from Stephen Hughes, who is teaching Introduction to Classical Mechanics in January.
After all of that there will still be time for a group reading of a popular novel with James Bainbridge.
This event is free to the general public – if you would like any further information then please feel free to contact us on 0151 794 6900 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Continuing Education Open Day 2013
Saturday 7 September, 11am – 3pm, 126 Mount Pleasant.
|11am -12pm||Keyboard taster with Grace Allwood||Marxism & the global financial crisis with Paul Smith||Sketching workshop with Paul Gatenby||Spanish taster|
|12-1pm||Sketching workshop with Paul Gatenby||The global financial crisis and you with Stuart Sime||Keyboard taster with Grace Allwood||Mandarin taster with LCI|
|1-2pm||Garstang Museum artefacts handling session with David Smith||History of Liverpool & the slave trade a talk with Alex Robinson||Creative Writing workshop with Alice Bennett||The history of Wine with Brian Wheaton|
|2-3pm||Reading with James Bainbridge||Egyptian Art with Joanne Backhouse||The World in motion – Physics and us with Stephen Hughes|
All information is subject to change – alterations or amendments will be updated on this website.
There will also be a Chinese calligraphy/brush painting and paper folding workshop by the Liverpool Confucius Institute for the duration, so you can pop in and taste a little bit of Chinese creative arts!