Learning for Pleasure
Welcome to Learning for Pleasure Brentwood
Learning for Pleasure has been established in Brentwood for more than 20 years. Quality courses are given by professional lecturers and enjoyed by over 300 members. The aim is to provide classes which are informative, interesting and friendly.
Classes are held in Merrymeade House, a pleasant Edwardian country mansion just off Sawyer’s Hall Lane, Brentwood. The elegant Drawing Room and Library overlook the gardens and vista of the parkland. There is an attractive Tea Room serving coffee, light lunches and afternoon tea. All are on the ground floor and easily accessible.
Classes are held during the daytime and are open to anyone over the age of 18. There are no assessments: just the joy of ‘Learning for Pleasure’ in the company of like-minded people.
Learning for Pleasure is a non-profit making organisation.
Registered Charity No: 1046050
Classes currently run from September to December and from January to March
Learning for Pleasure was formed over 20 years ago as a break-away group from the WEA. The Government demanded written work and exams for groups like the WEA and many members felt that they did not want the pressure of written work and wanted to learn just for pleasure, hence the name. The Committee of volunteers, which meets 4 or 5 times a year, runs the charity and the Officers supervise the day to day functions.
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