HARPENDEN LEARNING FOR LEISURE

HARPENDEN LEARNING FOR LEISURE

Harpenden Learning for Leisure (HLfL) is a body which has been set up to run leisure courses. Because of Covid-19, HLfL's January 2021 courses will all be taught online (as the autumn courses were). This means that you must have a PC or laptop, together with a good internet connection.

The list of spring 2021 courses follows. A printable copy of this list, in pdf format, is available by clicking here. (Copy opens in a new window.)

HLfL runs in parallel with WEA Harpenden, which will be running a course in January 2021. For details, see the website http://www.weaharpenden.org.uk/

NOTES

1: All HLfL courses cost £60.

2: The course on Colonial North America now has 2-hour sessions each week, not 1½ hours as previously advertised.

3: If you have already paid a higher sum for a January course, the excess will be refunded to you automatically. There is no need to apply for repayment.

4: We have not incorporated a half term break. It is up to each class and its tutor to decide whether they wish to have one.



SPRING TERM 2021

Colonial North America
Mondays 10.00am - 12.00noon, from Monday 11th January to Monday 15th March, 2021
PLEASE NOTE: THIS COURSE HAS HAD TO BE CANCELLED.

The English Renaissance: 1500-1700 (Part 2)
Wednesdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm, from Wednesday 13th January to Wednesday 17th March, 2021
10 meetings each of 2 hours
Tutor: Madeline Edmead
Cost: £60
English art and architecture was transformed in the 16th century by new influences. Holbein painted royalty, the new rich built houses on a grand scale, and the portrait miniature evolved. By the end of the century "magnificence" was the watchword. After 1600 emerged van Dyck and Inigo Jones plus a host of lesser knowns. After the Civil War came some great artists and lesser-known by-ways of English art.

Literature: Nobel Prize Winners (Part 2)
Thursdays 2.00pm - 4.00pm, from Thursday 14th January to Thursday 18th March, 2021
10 meetings each of 2 hours
Tutor: Michael King
Cost: £60
Since its inception in 1901, the prize has been awarded to some of the greatest novelists, poets, and playwrights worldwide, as well as to a few surprising ones. We will consider a range of prize winners. The list in the spring term is:
Seamus Healey: poems*
Toni Morrison: Beloved
Isaac Bashevis Singer: short stories*
Gabriel Garcia Marquez: Love in the Time of Cholera
Harold Pinter: the Birthday Party*
* works provided by the tutor
Note: the only works which people need obtain are the novels by Morrison and Marquez.



HOW TO APPLY

Make your cheque out to HLfL. Send it to:
R W Spence
16 Greenacres
Leverstock Green
Hemel Hempstead
HP2 4NA
Email: robertspence@ntlworld.com
Landline: 01442 - 254 375
Give your address, telephone number, and email, and list the course(s) you wish to apply for. (SAE for receipt)



(Version created October 2020)