Local history matters: railways
Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for anybody wishing to find out more about Newton Abbot and the surrounding area. The History of the town and future plans.
Developing research skills
Presenting work to others
Working as part of a team
Visit to the museum (when open)
Support and feedback
You will build-up a folder of work with the help of centre staff and your support worker if you have one.
Additional costs and requirements
You don’t need to bring anything to the course as paper and pens are supplied. You may wish to bring some money with you to buy a drink at break from the cafe
Will I have to do anything outside of the session?
No, but you are welcome to do your own research in your own time and share your findings with the rest of the group if you wish.
About the tutor
I have been working at the Passmore Edwards Centre for over 11 years and have worked with many different groups of learners. I am not a local (only lived here for 33 years) but I am always interested in finding out more about the History of Newton Abbot and future plans – are you?