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How to pick the right yoga class

Keen to take up yoga but not sure where to start?

READYMADE – art, objects and ideas

This summer, to celebrate the centenary Marcel Duchamps’ illustrious Readymade ‘Fountain’, City Lit Arts has curated a special programme of courses and exhibitions exploring art, objects and ideas: from pots to props, still life to assemblages, brooches to baskets, the summer school will celebrate objects and things as central to what artists and makers do, and interrogate what objects mean to us in the 21st Century.

What can adult education learn from all these political promises?

What’s the line – you wait for a bus long enough and 3 come along at once!? Well, that’s how it feels with manifestos this week, with all 3 main political parties releasing their long awaited pledges and commitments ahead of the General Election. So, we know what to expect (unless there is a seismic shift in the opinion polls!).

City Lit Festival of Writing 2017

Returning Saturday 16 September with a fantastic array of writers, performers, agents and publishers.

Win a free critique of your writing from a published author!

Follow us on Twitter and retweet our competition tweet to get the first thousand words of your story critiqued by a published author.

Inside The Actors Training Company

Our popular Actors Training Company course is designed to help professional actors hone their skills and reach their full potential. We recently caught up with one of the students from the Actors Training Company, Suzy Norman, who shared her experiences of life on the course.

Boost your brain power – learn a second language at City Lit

Always secretly dreamed of learning a second language but fear you’ve left it too late to give it a try? Now might be the perfect opportunity to cast away your doubts, reassess, and delve into the unknown by taking on the challenge of learning a new language.

Deaf Awareness Week 2017 - free taster sessions

Deaf Awareness Week celebrates collaborative work that has made a difference for people who are deaf or have a hearing loss. Promoted by the UK Council on Deafness, Deaf Awareness Week is an opportunity to raise awareness that 1 in 6 people in the UK are deaf or have a hearing loss

Anne Harrison - Obituary

Anne Harrison, who has died aged 73, was a City Lit student for over a decade. During her time at City Lit, Anne studied a variety of language courses including Welsh, French and German to an advanced level. Anne became a City Lit Student Governor in 2009 as well as joining the Student Panel for 3 years, becoming its chair in 2010...

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