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Courses

Choose from over 5,000 short and part-time courses at City Lit, London's largest college for adults in Covent Garden. Use the filter on the left hand side to search by category, time of day, price and more to ensure you find a course which is right for you.

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  1. 'Grave Matters': death, burial and the afterlife in the Victorian era

    'Grave Matters': death, burial and the afterlife in the Victorian era

    Course Date: Mon 8 Aug 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fascinating look at attitudes towards death and the body; the funeral and the evolving funeral industry; and the emergence of commercial cemeteries and cremation. We'll also consider contemporary views of heaven, hell and spiritualism.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £34.00
    Concession: £22.00

  2. 'Honour-based' violence in Britain: theory, policy and practice

    Course Date: Sat 13 Aug 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this comprehensive examination of ‘honour-based' violence in Britain we'll look at female genital mutilation, forced marriage and ‘honour’ killings, with reference to three key areas: theoretical perspectives, government policy and legislation, and grassroots service provision.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £34.00
    Concession: £25.00

  3. 'The world on wheels': the impact of the railway on Victorian daily life

    Course Date: Tue 9 Aug 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This non-technical course explores the railway’s contribution to the Victorian economy and working life, as well as how it affected aspects of daily life and the nature of leisure, including popular culture and the arts.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £13.00
    Concession: £8.00

  4. 1920s beaded jewellery for beginners

    Course Date: Sun 15 May 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Using a variety of beading techniques, your tutor will guide you to design and make a piece or pieces of beaded jewellery inspired by the glitz and glamour of the 1920s. Beginners welcome.
    Full fee: £165.00
    Senior fee: £165.00
    Concession: £165.00

  5. 200 years of comic song

    Course Date: Tue 5 Jul 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about the rich heritage of comedy in English songs, in styles ranging from satirical to absurd. We'll start at 1815 at the end of the Napoleonic wars, and travel through social and economic changes as far as the youtube parodies of today. Part historical appreciation and part workshop, this course will be of interest to songwriters and aspiring stand-up comics. tutor : Jake Rodrigues.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  6. A buyer's guide to pearls: natural, cultured and imitation

    Course Date: Sun 15 May 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the fascinating life of a pearl. Learn how to recognise the many types on the market, to judge the good from the bad, to spot the imitations and buy your pearl jewellery with confidence.
    Full fee: £82.00
    Senior fee: £82.00
    Concession: £82.00

  7. A fast-track introduction to Sibelius software

    Course Date: Tue 21 Jun 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you’re a musician or music teacher, come and learn how to prepare and print high quality scores and other notation with Sibelius software. Good knowledge of conventional notation is required. Tutor: Selena Kay.
    Full fee: £92.00
    Senior fee: £74.00
    Concession: £56.00

  8. A history of American art . Photo: Detlef Schobert

    A history of American art

    Course Date: Sat 9 Apr 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Study American art, including paintings, illustrations and cartoons from late-nineteenth century Realists and Impressionists to sixties Pop Art and Minimalism, analysing movements and styles, social and political context, materials and art theory.
    Full fee: £369.00
    Senior fee: £295.00
    Concession: £225.00

  9. A history of British photography

    Course Date: Tue 24 May 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover some of the key movements, developments and figures in photography in Britain, from the beginnings to the present day.
    Full fee: £135.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £89.00

  10. A jeweller's brief: working with textiles

    Course Date: Mon 8 Aug 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Working with two tutors in textiles and jewellery, learn how to create colourful, tactile jewellery and embellishments. You'll produce hand-painted and transfer printed textiles before manipulating them with plaiting, knotting, hand-stitch and elemental cord-making techniques.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £187.00
    Concession: £147.00

  11. A journey through Boccaccio's Decameron

    A journey through Boccaccio's Decameron

    Course Date: Sat 18 Jun 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Inspired by the 'Arabian Nights', Boccaccio created the first Italian novel. He also went beyond Christian morality and contemporary canons to portray an extraordinary variety of themes, characters and settings. Includes scenes from Pasolini's eponymous film.
    Full fee: £47.00
    Senior fee: £33.00
    Concession: £21.00

  12. A psychoanalytic approach to the films of Stanley Kubrick

    Course Date: Sun 7 Aug 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Applying Freudian and Lacanian theories to Kubrick's masterful oeuvre, we will focus on representations of power, seduction and fear in films including 'Lolita', 'A Clockwork Orange', 'The Shining', 'Full Metal Jacket' and 'Eyes Wide Shut'.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £34.00
    Concession: £25.00

  13. A short introduction to Windows 10

    Course Date: Sat 11 Jun 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Increase your confidence in using Windows 10 with this short course.
    Full fee: £41.00
    Senior fee: £33.00
    Concession: £25.00

  14. A taste of anthropology

    Course Date: Sat 2 Jul 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What is anthropology all about? Explore the aspects different societies have in common and focus on some particular cultures and customs.
    Full fee: £47.00
    Senior fee: £33.00
    Concession: £21.00

  15. A taste of creative writing

    Course Date: Sat 30 Apr 2016 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find out what creative writing is all about. Ideal if you want to express yourself on paper, but need help in getting started.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £20.00

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