Worker’s Education Association

Founded in 1903, the WEA is a volunteer led, education charity with a local branch in Orford. We run courses on a range of subjects including local history, art, music, politics and philosophy. Meetings are held on Monday afternoons from 2.15 to 4.15pm in the Town Hall, Orford. New members are always welcome.

Courses can be found on the WEA website at www.wea.org.uk or by contacting 0300 303 3464. Our regional office is also available for further information on 01223 417320.

New WEA courses for 2020

The WEA is holding a course on local history

Society and Culture in Medieval East Anglia’

from Monday the 20th January at Orford Town Hall, with local historian and palaeographer Dr Kate Jewell, a specialist in medieval East Anglian festivities. 

•              20th January -  2nd March 2020 (no session on the 17th February)

•              Mondays

•              7 weeks

•              2.15pm to 4.15pm

•              £53.90

•              Course code C2226718

If you are interested in joining us please phone 0300 303 3464 to book a place or go online. Why not bring along a friend too!


If you receive certain benefits or have a household income of less than £20,000, you may be entitled to a free course.


Treasurer: Peter McGinity

Secretary: Sue Snowdon 

Chair: Elisabeth Cooper