Manchester Art Gallery

Public workshops

English corner

• Free English conversation classes

• Use art and objects to practise English

• Available four times per month

English corner is a free English conversation class for people learning English.  Our ESOL teacher leads activities that will help you to practise your speaking and listening skills, whilst exploring artworks and collections on display.

Sessions are free and there’s no need to book – unless you’re a large group.  You are welcome to attend as many of the four sessions as you like.

Daytime sessions

Every first Tuesday of the month from 1-2.30 pm at Manchester Museum

Every second Wednesday of each month from 1-2.30 pm at Manchester Art Gallery

Every fourth Friday of the month from 10.30-12 pm at the Whitworth

Evening sessions

Every third Thursday of each month from 6.30-8 pm at Manchester Art Gallery

Information for group leaders

Groups of up to 10 learners are very welcome but you must book in advance. We can accommodate one group of up to 10 learners per session.

Alternatively we offer a paid tailor made ESOL session to accommodate the interests and level of your learners at a time and date to suit you. Cost: £70

Need to know more?

For more information or to book a session, please contact:

Ruth Edson, Learning Manager: Communities

Tel: 0161 235 8877
Email: r.edson@manchester.gov.uk