City Lit Blog


A Q&A with Alan Nixon

City Lit tutor, Alan Nixon is not only an experienced educator; he is also a successful entrepreneur. We recently caught up him to find out more about his background in comedy screenwriting and how he uses his experience to inspire his students.

City Lit’s Percussion Orchestra performed at The Skills for Care Accolades Awards

The Percussion Orchestra is a music project at City Lit for adults with learning disabilities in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Music. 

HRH The Princess Royal to receive City Lit Centenary Fellowship

Her Royal Highness will present City Lit’s Centenary Awards

'Us as Nature'- a talk by Japanese artist, Misa Gott

Misa Gott is an artist printmaker born and brought up on the outskirts of Tokyo. She produces intricate images by cutting, layering and overprinting multiple individual monotype prints.

City Lit Theatre Company presents The Laramie Project

by Moisés Kaufman and Tectonic Theatre Project, a new production directed by Vernon Thompson

City Lit celebrates its centenary this year

This year we enter our second century – an important milestone for any organisation. We were originally one of five literary institutes to open in London and we are the only one to have survived and prospered.

Love is in the air...

At City Lit, we can't deny that we are a bunch of hopeless romantics and we love the idea of bringing couples closer together through learning.

Considering a City Lit course to help with your stammering?

Considering coming on a City Lit course to help with your stammering? Here are some top tips from previous City Lit students who stammer:

‘A century old, a century young’ - centenary art competition

A competition to discover five pieces of creative two dimensional or digital work made by five individuals to celebrate all that makes City Lit a place where ambitions are realised.

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