Book now available free online

“Really Useful Knowledge”, a book commemorating Colchester’s lifelong learning heritage has been out of print for some time. It is a social history of post-school learning in the town from Georgian times until the present day. It is now available to download free by clicking> Really Useful Knowledge (complete book) (m) Originally published by the “Learning Never Stops” charity to commemorate their 2018 Colchester Festival of Lifelong Learning, it describes the development of adult learning from the exclusive organisations of the C18th to the more open-access opportunities of the C20th through Colchester’s own ‘home-grown’ organisations.