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Sign Language Week 2018

This year's Sign Language Week takes place between 12-18 March 2018. This year's theme is 'Pride in BSL'.

Careers in counselling: Q&A with Delrose Bowes

Thinking of a career in counselling? Delrose Bowes, one of our counselling staff at City Lit, recently shared with us her experiences of counselling training as well as tips on what you need to take into account if you're considering counselling as a career.

Become an expert

 Find your niche at City Lit and unearth your hidden talents.Try something new, acquire new skills, become more informed about the world around you, and gain practical experience on our great range of courses. 

Advice to writers: facing down your self-doubt demon

City Lit writing tutor Helen Cox offers her tips on how to banish your self-doubt writing gremlin...

2018: the year to learn a new language

Recent research suggests the British public has never been more motivated to learn a new language, with up to 1 in 5 Brits saying they plan to make 2018 the year they take that first step and sign up for language courses.

Go for gold on a language course at City Lit

 This February, all eyes will be focused on Pyeongchang in South Korea as the 2018 Winter Olympics get underway. 

Learning Chinese: What’s it like studying Chinese at City Lit?

Thinking of signing up for Chinese classes? If you’re keen to start learning Chinese, you might be interested to find out a little more about Chinese classes and the tricks and techniques that can help you when starting out with this richly rewarding language.

Tips for creating a writing space at home

One of the hardest parts of writing is simply finding the time, space and wherewithal to sit down and start committing word to print. In a world that seems increasingly full of distractions and temptation from the likes of Facebook, WhatsApp and Netflix, many writers find it increasingly hard to block out time to start fleshing out a story.

Performing arts film making - student work

Watch six films made this year from film making courses in Performing Arts

Learn a new language over 5 days this spring at City Lit

Looking to learn a new language quickly for work, family, or simply for the challenge? With our language intensive courses you'll be immersed in the basics of a language over 5 days. Choose from Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Turkish, Russian, Chinese and Modern Greek.

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