Welcome to the Workers’ Educational Association, Norwich Branch – the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult learning.

As one of the largest WEA branches in the region we offer a lively programme of friendly, informal courses with expert tutors, open to everyone. There are no exams or tests and you don’t need any prior qualifications to learn with WEA. We’re always adding to our list of courses and we hope you’ll enjoy browsing here to see what’s on offer.














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Autumn programme on-line delivery

We are pleased to tell you that Norwich Branch WEAwill offer a programme of short and longer on-line courses during the Autumn 2020.  Many of our wonderful tutors have undertaken professional training to develop their courses as inter-active and online.  For a preview of proposed course see under courses on this website.  


I hope you have discovered that both National and Norwich Branch WEA courses continue to be offered online and there are a large range of courses available to join. These can be booked online or by telephone, and you will be able to receive them via zoom if you have a lap-top, a PC, a tablet or a smartphone. Courses will still be kept to a sociable level so that you will be able to chat  (virtually) to the tutor and fellow students. All the tutors have been specially trained to teach on-line in order to deliver interesting and engaging classes. 

TO enrol- Note the course identification;  click here to  enrol on-line ; or call 0300 303 3464  Remember to have the course number and payment debit/credit card to hand.  The telephone line is quite busy at this time of year so please be patient!

Look forward to seeing you – on screen – in the Autumn!


More information about the ‘traditional’ WEA programme

The Norwich Branch Committee has regretfully come to the decision to postpone all our face-to-face courses and day schools for Autumn 2020 and Spring 2021.   It is our hope that the programme we planned – which is full of interesting and new learning – will be available the following academic year 2021/22.  This year’s  cancelled Summer Programme of courses, day schools and visits will – we hope – be available in the summer of 2021, something to look forward to.

However – in the event that our venues, tutors and students are all out of lock-down by the Spring of 2021 – we will then endeavour to offer a limited face-to face  programme in our usual venues, as far as this is possible.    Keep a link to this website for up to date information!

Meanwhile – the  Norwich Branch Committee would like to thank all of our students for their enthusiasm and loyalty over many years – and we very much look forward to seeing you all again in the not too distant future

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