Ancient history adult learning courses

Enrolment for autumn term 2024

  • 9am on Thursday 18 July - Enrolments open for languages, dance, exercise and games, cookery and nutrition, counselling, psychology, history and culture, lipreading, family learning, work skills and IT.
  • 9am on Tuesday 23 July - Passport to Wellbeing

About this subjectAncient history

Are you fascinated by the history of Greece and Rome? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to read an original text in Ancient Greek? Or would you like to know more about the role and importance of the Olympian Gods? Or are you fascinated with the roman world and Pompeii?

Examine an original transcript, explore how the ancients honoured their gods and understand the archaeological evidence of Pompeii on these courses.


Course Levels

These courses run weekly over a number of weeks. Courses are designed to give you an understanding of how the language works so that you can use this knowledge to effectively translate simple texts into English. There will also be opportunities to translate simple sentences into Ancient Greek. We also offer Royal History courses

Our experienced tutors will tailor the course to suit the class to ensure that every learner reaches their own language-learning goals.

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Saturday and one day workshops

Each year we offer a variety of one day workshops which is an ideal for anyone wishing to expand their knowledge.

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Discounts and support with fees

We have a range of discounts and support with fees available, including money off your first course if you are a library member, a Surrey Heritage user, or over the age of 66.

Please note: A small charge is included in the fees to cover the cost of materials used by tutors for demonstrations. The cost of materials and equipment used by learners is not included in the fee unless stated, please enquire when enrolling. It is not advisable to purchase additional materials for a course until your enrolment is confirmed and the course is running.


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