General Interest Courses

Tai Ji Quan, and Qigong 15th Aug to 17th Aug 2022
Tutor: Clare SkeltonMonday to Wednesday

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Nurture yourself with three days of gentle exercise to enhance your health and well-being. These traditional Chinese health arts, Tai Ji Quan and Qigong (Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung), create stillness in the mind whilst increasing vitality and fitness. Your ability to relax, your flexibility, co-ordination and balance will improve with practice. Steve Gorwits (instructor with the Longfei Taijiquan Assoc GB, and a BCCMA L2 Coach) will be joining us for two days of the course, bringing his expertise to broaden your experience and to allow us to give you more individual attention. The course is open to everyone, no previous experience is necessary..... read more

"The course was exceptional - with excellent tuition by both tutors.  Steve brought another dimension to the already indepth tuition we get - alll very invigorating and refreshing as usual."  (Summer School 2019)

Owain Glyndwr: the life and legacy of a Prince of Wales22nd Aug to 23rd Aug 2022
Tutor: Richard StoneMonday to Tuesday

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An unlikely rebel, Owain Glyndwr studied at the Inns of Court and campaigned with the English army before retiring to what he intended to be a comfortable life with his wife and family as lord of Glyndyfrdwy. Destiny intervened, and his subsequent revolt against English rule, fuelled by an ambitious vision of an independent Wales made him a national hero. .... read more

Richard is an interesting lecturer, easy to have a two-way conversation. (Summer School 2021)