The Battle of the Somme

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of The Battle of the Somme.

1st July 1916 saw the start of one of the greatest and most memorable battles of the Great War – in Britain it has defined our perception of the war ever since. Somme

This talk will explain how the battle came to be fought, analyse its progress and outcomes and consider its results in the context of the war as a whole.

We will also have a showing of the film “The Battle of the Somme” released by the government in August of 1916, while the battle was still being fought and which gives an unprecedented insight into conditions on the Western Front..

WHEN:      Thursday 21 July 2016

                   1.30 – 3.30pm

WHERE:    WEA Chesterfield Office & Centre

1 Stand Road, Whittington Moor, S41 8SW

TUTOR:       Brian Stone

COST:        £4

A day of life drawing

Over the day we will explore different approaches and techniques for drawing the life model. There will be short and longer poses giving the opportunity to develop a drawing/paintingLife drawing 2

No previous experience necessary as tuition will be given in a variety of materials. Students are welcome to bring any media they want to use.

WHEN:    Friday 29 July 2016, 9.30am – 4.00pm

WHERE:  WEA Chesterfield Office & Centre

1 Stand Road, Whittington Moor, S41 8SW

TUTOR:   Karen Davies

COST:      £24 (no concessions)

PLACES STILL AVAILABLE FOR BOTH CLASSES

Contact 01246 622249 to book your place!

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