Most popular courses

Interested to know what other people are choosing?  Want to get ahead of the game and book early?  We have selected London's most popular courses which sell out fast every year - both at City Lit and other colleges across the capital.  

Beginners creative writing

A fantastic array of courses from first steps, to writing poetry, novels, screenplays and comedy. Many courses are taught by published authors and offer an exhilerating yet supportive environment to help you spread your wings.
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Create unique jewellery in a range of materials and forms. Dip in with a taster weekend course or pursue a qualification for a new career. 

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From making simple bowls and vases to full blown ceramic sculpture, there's plenty to enjoy. You can also come along to talks from well known ceramicists or start a qualification to pursue a new career. This creative subject is enduringly popular!

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Personal development

A great opportunity to learn about yourself and make changes in your life - from creative thinking and NLP to managing stress and self discovery! Start your journey here.

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Flexibility, stress relief, body awareness, posture.. yoga has it all. Whether you are a beginner, advanced or wish to explore the philosophy of yoga, get started and you won't regret it!

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Fashion, sewing and clothes making

Whether you want to get creative and make your own clothes or other textiles, or are fed up paying exorbitant prices for minor repairs, join the trend and come and enjoy these popular courses.

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Piano and keyboards

Always fancied being able to play the piano? Or are you an experienced player looking to develop your performance skills? Whatever your level, City Lit's piano courses are an enjoyable, affordable alternative to private lessons.

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Explore the relaxing world of massage. Enjoy an introductory course or start your new career by working towards a professional qualification.    

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Enjoy belting out your favourite songs? Come and learn how to make sounds that other people will want to listen to, with courses for absolute beginners through to training for professional singers. 

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French remains one of the most popular courses in London. Whether you are a complete beginner, a tad rusty or already fluent and want to enjoy French conversation, we offer a range of French language courses during the daytime, evening and weekend to meet your needs.

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Why City Lit?

If you are looking for a great choice of inspiring courses; a bright, modern environment to learn in located in central London; the opportunity to have fun and meet like-minded people, we look forward to seeing you at City Lit!