African Drumming for Adults
Learn how to play the djembe and experience the sounds of the talking drum and sabar. Djembe was originally a form of telephone and is still used as a way of communication between people. You will learn to use and identify the different notes and the important subtleties between them. Laure, originally from Cameroon, will share with you not only the African rhythms, but also the culture that is her heritage. Your own djembe is required. Watch tutor Laure playing a djembe here. Starts 29 July.
Introduction to Craft Beer
NZ already has 70 craft breweries, and more are opening each month. Come and find out what the buzz is all about, and discover the amazing flavours that malt, hops, yeast and water can create in combination. A beer appreciation course ! With Glen Armstrong starting 4 August.
FREE TALK: The Healthy Country: A History of Life and Death in New Zealand
With Alistair Woodward on Tuesday 28 July 2015 7.30 -8.30 pm.
Life expectancy in New Zealand is tracking upwards year on year, and indeed, for men at least, we are closing again on the world leaders. What are the implications for health care, public health priorities and social policy? This session will be based on a book - The Healthy Country? A History of Life and Death in New Zealand, by Alistair Woodward and Tony Blakely, recently published by Auckland University Press.
Bookings are essential - call the office on 521-9623 or click here. See an article about Dr Stinear, our May Think Talker, in the blogs below.
Check out our latest blog about Alistair Woodward's talk here.
Create your own Android Mobile Apps
Would you like to create Android Apps without learning to write programming code? We'll show you how to use a cloud-based app development platform that allows you to create professional quality Apps quickly and easily using templates. Eight weeks 7 - 9pm Wednesdays starting 29 July with tutor James Hancock.
Selwyn Comed's Blog!
Check out our Blog! We will be updating it regularly with news, as well as profiles on tutors and different courses we offer here at Selwyn Comed.
June blogs include: Maximise Your Spanish Learning Experience, Yoga at Selwyn, Eastern Bays Courier: Focus on Role of Muslim Women, NZ Herald: Keeping Your Brain Sharp. Find them here.
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We'll be regularly updating our YouTube channel with new videos about our tutors.
Check out our latest video from student Dean Whittaker about the Children's Book Illustration workshop in June. Click on the photo or here to view.