The creative course aims to explore textiles as an art form, focusing specifically on the way textiles can communicate narratives and tell stories.

Taking an experimental approach to textiles, learners will gain a grounding in a range of textile techniques. They will have the chance to experiment with a variety of processes whilst working with both traditional and alternative materials.

The sessions for this course are as follows:

Autumn 2019:

Thursdays 10:00am - 12:00pm

  • 10th October to 24th October

  • 7th November to 28th November

    To book please visit wea.org.uk

    Eligibility for help with tuition fees relating to Income Related Benefits

    You may not have to pay the course fee if you are:

    1.  Claiming Job Seeker's Allowance (you must provide your NI Number)

    2.  Claiming Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the Work Related Activity Group (you must provide your NI Number)

    3.  Claiming Universal Credit and earn less than £338 per month or household earns less than £541 per month (you must provide your NI Number)

    4.  Claiming or are dependent on someone who claims Council Tax Reduction (not single occupancy discount)

    5.  Claiming Working Tax Credit

    6.  Claiming Income Support

    7.  Claiming Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) in the Support Group

    8.  Claiming or are dependent on someone who claims Housing Benefit

    9.  Claiming Pension Guarantee Credit

    10.  Claiming Asylum in the UK.  As an Asylum Seeker you will need to have been a resident in the UK for six months or longer, have an Application Registration Card (ARC) or Standard Acknowledgement letter (SAL) and a current Asylum Support Agreement from UK Visas and Immigration.  

    11.  Unwaged and dependent on somebody in receipt of one of the above benefits (excluding Council Tax Reduction and Housing Benefit).

    NB: If you are not in receipt of any of the above income-related benefits but your household income is below £20,000, you may still be eligible to apply for some support with tuition, accreditation or other fees.

    If you are not sure of your status or need further information, contact the Student Support team on 0300 303 3464.

To book a place onto this course, please visit wea.org.uk

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