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Residential Course: Where Now? – a post-election review 15th -17th May, 2015 at Wortley Hall Keynote speaker: Nathalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party. For more and to book click

At 4 March this course is almost fully booked, apply asap to ensure a place

The Guardian Links to RWF!! This article on Ernesto Laclau by Dan Hancox linked directly to our site in the last paragraph

A new Discussion in Pubs(DiPs) has started in Macclesfield Ches more

Residential course: RS Thomas Destinations of the Heart? 13-15 March 2015 at Wortley Hall Making sense of and enjoying the poetry of RS Thomas. For more ... click

Wanted: Co-ordinators/ Facilitators for pub discussions...more info

A History of RW residential courses by our Chairman Tony Dennis has been added to the Reports page.  click 

If you would like to set up a Discussion Circle in your local pub or community centre then you have notes for over 235 topics to chose from right here within the RWF website!
Have a browse here

Pub discussion groups. Read more about Discussion Circles www.discussioncircles.org.uk


 

Raymond WilliamsTaking as our guide the ideas of Raymond Williams, which he developed in his many and varied writings, we are a Charity whose trustees aim to continue his 'Long Revolution'.

The Raymond Williams Foundation (RWF) commitments are specifically within the sphere of Adult Education.
Williams spent many years teaching adult students who came to him through the WEA and his extensive range of essays and lectures on education, published by NIACE in 1993,* offer a seaching analysis of the conditions for a genuine learning society.
In a time when the liberal adult education which Williams knew and respected (summarised in his statement "I've often defined my own social purpose as the creation of an educated and participating democracy") is needed as much as ever, we will help sustain and extend that tradition supporting courses and disadvantaged students through grants and bursaries

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RWF are delighted to support "News from Nowhere" and "Discussion in Pubs(DiPs)" by including information within this website

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