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Why City Lit?

Join over 50,000 other Londoners...

More Londoners choose a short course at City Lit than anywhere else. From art, astronomy and languages to health, music and web design plus many, many more - we offer an unrivalled range of courses at times to suit everyone - daytime, evening and weekends. So finding the time should prove easier than deciding what to do...

The biggest choice of short courses in London

We offer more choice than anywhere else in London - from one-off talks and walks, courses over a few weeks through to year-long courses – our huge choice of courses means you’re bound to find a course at a time to suit you and at a price you want to pay.

Great value for money

City Lit short courses are available at range of affordable prices. Courses start from as little as £20 for a one-off session or taster class. Government funding means we are able to offer courses to Londoners at lower prices than they would be otherwise.

Learn in the centre of London

Our purpose-built facilities in Covent Garden mean we are ideally located for Londoners. Choose a course after work, during the daytime or discover a new passion or skill at the weekend.

Student discounts

City Lit has partnerships with various local and online shops related to subjects taught at the college including textbooks, music, and bookshops.