Try Hartford Days 2023

Hartford College will be running Try Hartford Days each school holidays in 2023. Term 1 – Wednesday 12 April & Thursday 20 April Term 2 – Wednesday 21 June & Thursday 29 June Term 3 – Thursday 28 September & Thursday 5 October Time – 9am to 2:30pm The day invites parents to drop off their…

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C. S. Lewis on the Western Tradition

What is “Old Western Culture”? In the video below Wes Callihan talks about how C. S. Lewis gave a speech when moved from Oxford to teach at Cambridge. He discussed how throughout Western history there have been many great moments and periods, but there was a shift in how we thought about history and culture…

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Five Great Works in a Liberal Arts Education

Although there are many new liberal arts educational institutions emerging across Australia, many of us have not personally enjoyed such a course or curriculum. Martin Cothran, at Memoria Press (of which Hartford College will source some of its materials from) discusses the most important works to read in order to start your journey in a…

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The Liberal Arts: Introduction

The Liberal Arts has an extensive history that finds its roots in the classical world of Greece and Rome and has been taught for many centuries until more recent times. Throughout history the aim of an education in the liberal arts was to form not only the mind, but the whole individual, by cultivating a…

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