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One Day Workshops From City Lit

Story added 21st Feb 2017

One day workshops at City Lit

Have you always dreamed of pursuing a hobby or specialist interest but consistently struggled to find space in your week to fit in the extra time to learn something new? City Lit‘s diverse range of one-day workshops could be the perfect solution.

Whether you’re looking for a brief taster of a subject before you commit to a longer course, or simply enjoy the flexibility offered by one day learning, our workshops offer something for everyone.

Here are just 5 of our one-day wonders…

1. Television screenwriting

Course Date: 04/03/17
Time: 10:30 - 17:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street

 Television screenwriting at City Lit

There’s no doubt about it - with the rise of streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and BBC iPlayer, we’re entering a golden age of television drama. If you’ve ever finished a boxset and thought ‘I wouldn’t have ended it like that’, now might be the time to start developing your dream screenplay. This course offers a brief taster of the screenwriting process, exploring the structure of an episode and tips on how to develop plot and character.

2. Black holes

Course Date: 26/02/17
Time: 10:30 - 16:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Black holes at City Lit

Fascinated by the concept of black holes but still left scratching your head after watching Brian Cox’s latest TV show or reading A Brief History of Time? This informative course offers a beginner’s introduction to what a black hole is like and will explain some of the more complicated terminology surrounding the subject.

3. Mind-blowing concepts: five prog rock albums in depth

Course Date: 04/06/17
Time: 10:30 - 16:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Prog rock at City Lit

Enjoy a rip-roaring exploration of the history of prog rock through five seminal albums - Jethro Tull’s 'Thick As a Brick', Yes’s 'Tales from Topographic Oceans', Pink Floyd’s 'Dark Side of the Moon', Gentle Giant’s 'The Power & the Glory' and Genesis’s 'The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway'. A must for all music aficionados.

4. Crime and punishment in medieval London

Course Date: 03/06/17
Time: 10:30 - 16:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street

 Crime and punishment in medieval London

Take a step back in time to the fascinating world of London’s medieval criminal underworld. Find out from court records and coroner rolls about crime, punishment and prison conditions during this time period, and discover the identities of some of the era’s most infamous criminals.

5. Magic workshop

Course Date: 02/04/17 
Time: 10:00 - 17:00 
Location: KS - Keeley Street

Magic workshop at City Lit

Enjoy a magic masterclass during an action-packed one day course. Explore a range of magic techniques and acts from a complete beginner's viewpoint, including sleight of hand, theory in misdirection and tips on improving performance technique. A sure-fire way to impress your friends at dinner parties…

 

Not quite found what you’re looking for from the list of workshops above?

Here’s our full range of one day workshops.