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Complete Autumn 2017 programme now online.

with the posting of the Medieval History and the last archaeology course, the Autumn 2017 programme is now complete. I hope you find something of interest and look forward to seeing you soon. Birgitta Hoffmann MANCENT Course Director

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Past Courses

I know some of you organise lectures for the U3A or local societies and are looking for suitable topics and lecturers. Many of our lecturers are available for one off lectures and will be happy to discuss terms with you. … Continue reading

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New exhibition co-curated by our lecturer Anthony Burton

The Elizabeth Gaskell house in Manchester is  showing from February an exhibition on Elizabeth Gaskell’s Manchester Elizabeth Gaskell lived in Manchester from 1832 until her death in 1865, a time of huge change and expansion for the city, which raised … Continue reading

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What is Heka? – An introduction to the Course

Joanne Backhouse  The course Heka: The Magical Arts of Ancient Egypt will focus on the concept of Heka (magic) in ancient Egypt. Heka was a divine force imbued in deities, the king and the dead.  It could be used for … Continue reading

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Victorian Poetry course is now fully booked

Barry  Wood’s Victorian Poetry Course has proved very popular and is now fully subscribed. We apologise for any disappointment, but hope that some of our courses will be of interest.

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Late Addition to the Course “Can’t live with them, can’t live without them: living on the edge of the Roman Empire

On October 28th, 2016 we are running a dayschool in Wilmslow to address how the smaller neighbours responded to having Rome as an overmighty neighbour. As you can imagine no two people react in quite the same way, and questions … Continue reading

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MANCENT Autumn 2016 programme now complete.

And as of today, we have all of our Autumn Courses for 2016 online and ready to be booked. We hope you find them of interest. Why not also look at our Facebook page, for updates and links to events … Continue reading

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More updates for Autumn 2015

As of today all our Literature and Art History courses are now online. We hope they are of some interest.

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How to contact us:

For general enquiries Birgitta Hoffmann MANCENT Course Director 55 Broadwalk Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5PL email: latinteacher@btinternet.com    Phone: 0161 300 5532 mobile: 07747 533 070 WEBPAGE : http://www.mancent.org.uk Webmaster: latinteacher@btinternet.com For bookings or information on individual courses: Please contact the lecturers … Continue reading

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First of the Autumn Courses online

As of today all Latin and Ancient World courses are online, as well as the first of the Literature courses. More courses to follow on Monday. Birgitta Hoffmann Course Director MANCENT

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