To make available stimulating and enjoyable adult learning opportunities to people from across Edinburgh and further afield. 

A range of programmes and courses are available at central venues across the city. Many of the courses run several times per year and benefit from having hugely experienced and committed tutors. Courses and subjects include:   

▪ Exploring Scottish Literature
Fun, friendly and informative course exploring the and celebrating the vast treasures to be found within the many centuries of Scottish Literature.

▪ WEA Diggers’ Writers
Welcomes all writers, poets, playwrights, novelists and short-story writers. It aims to provide, a platform foro works-in-progress, constructive criticism and encouragement in a convivial environment (a pub to be exact!).

▪ Playwrights Workshop
An informal workshop based course for new writers wishing to try their hand at playwriting and for more experienced writers looking for new ways of getting into dialogue and structuring their plays.

▪ Theatre Studies
For people who love going to the theatre or would like to go more in friendly company.

▪ Exploring Books
An informal book group with lively tutor-led discussion.

▪ Book Talk
Informal book group with lively tutor-led discussion.