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What's new at City Lit in 2018?


#TrySomethingNew with City Lit in 2018

Feel inspired by our range of brand new courses starting soon.

Here are just some selected highlights of what’s new …


Acting: beginners (intensive), starts Thu 31 May, 18:30-21:30

Astronomy in focus: four talks and discussion on life in the universe, from stardust to the Drake Equation, Sat 23 Jun, 14:00-16:30

Beyond Elizabeth Bennet: writing the modern-day romance, starts Wed 23 May, 19:40-21:40

Burlesque: create a signature performance, starts Wed 23 May, 15:00-17:00

Chopin: poet of the piano, starts Tue 17 Apr, 15:20-17:30


City Lit wine club: summer delights, Fri 20 Apr, 18:30-20:30

City Lit Pro: beginners photography intensive, starts Fri 27 Apr, 14:00-17:30

Collectors and the British Museum, starts Sat 12 May, 11:00-17:00

Cortometraggi: exploring Italian short films, starts Wed 2 May, 12:30-14:30

Cult movies, Sat 9 Jun, 10:30-16:30


Drawing club, starts Fri 13 Apr, 18:30-21:30

English: making progress at entry level 1, starts Tue 10 Apr, 14:00-17:00

Experience: sculpture, starts Wed 11 Apr, 18:00-21:00

Facebook, Instagram and Twitter - for Deaf people, starts Thu 15 Mar, 10:00-13:00

French beginners: get started for your holidays, starts Thu 19 Apr, 18:00-21:00


Introduction to olive oil, starts Fri 27 Apr, 18:00-21:00 

Introduction to robotics, starts Sun 22 Apr, 10:00-17:00

Local history writing, starts Sat 12 May, 10:30-17:30 

Meditation on the natural breath, starts Mon 16 Apr, 12:00-13:00

Philosophy of rhetoric, starts Sat 16 Jun, 10:30-16:30


Photographing gardens around London, starts Thu 31 May, 10:00-13:00

Physics of life, Sun 13 May, 10:30-16:30

A pilgrimage through Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, Sat 12 Apr, 18:00-19:30

The priest as poet, Sat 9 Jun, 10:30-16:30

Sex lives of the great apes, Sat 19 May, 10:30-16:30


Social media content strategy, starts Tue 20 Mar, 18:00-21:00

Street photography, starts Mon 14 May, 14:00-17:00 

Suffragette: the making of a movement, Sat 9 Jun, 10:30-16:30

Summer wines, Fri 4 May, 18:00-21:00

Tackling the telephone for people who stammer, Mon 23 Apr, 18:00-20:00


Therapeutic writing for a healthy wellbeing, starts Sun 22 Apr, 10:30-16:30

The US and Latin America: from the Cuban Revolution to Trump's border wall, starts Wed 25 Apr, 18:00-19:30

Witchdoctors, wizards and shamans, Sat 12 May, 10:30-16:30

Writing for video games, starts Wed 18 Apr, 19:40-21:40

Writing inspiration jam, Sat 2 Jun, 10:30-14:30

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