january, 2023

2023wed11jan(jan 11)9:30 amwed22mar(mar 22)11:30 amArt History: The Golden Age of European Art£140 (£84 concession) Informative and fun course learning all about the history of artColeridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks


January 11 (Wednesday) 9:30 am - March 22 (Wednesday) 11:30 am


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks


Course details


This course is aimed at anyone who would like to know more about European painting between 1880–1920. It will be a basic introduction to the main art movements during this period including the Pre-Raphaelites, Impressionism and The Glasgow Style. Selected artists and their work will be studied each week so that students can gain an insight into how the periods linked together, and why these particular artists and their works were so important during this era. 

You will learn through a series of power point presentations, worksheets, video clips and great discussions!

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of the course, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Interpret a work of art. 
  • Enjoy discussing artworks with others 
  • Understand a little more about what Art History involves 
  • Meet like-minded people

Extra costs on the course for example TEXTBOOK, materials or equipment:


For the first session you will need to bring:

A pen and notepad.

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

From this course you may progress onto the Spring term course entitled Art Nouveau to Abstraction’ which will start in April 2023 at Coleridge Community College.

The Adult Learn and Train team is also able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you. Adult Learn and Train offer courses through-out the year.
Try similar courses or maybe look at learning something completely new.
You will find provision on some Saturday and Sunday’s, you will also find courses available in the day and evening at different venues in Cambridge. Courses vary in length from one-off sessions to 10 weeks or more.


£140 (£84 concession) To book a place on this course call the office on 01223 712340


Lisa FretwellMy name is Lisa E Fretwell. I have been teaching art, glass and textile techniques for over 20 years. In the past, I have exhibited my work in New York, had a touring exhibition around the UK, and exhibited Gallery and non-Gallery venues in Hertfordshire, Leicester, London and Northamptonshire. Recently, I have been involved in the publishing of a new book called ‘Antarctic Atlas,’ which includes my hand drawn illustrations. I am currently making hand drawn illustrated cards to create funding for a Hedgehog charity called Hoggywobbles in Cambridgeshire. Since 2012 I have been teaching Art History in Cambridge..


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