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Make the most of your winter with our diverse range of courses. Whether you want to take up something new to challenge yourself, revisit rusty skills, or take your experience and knowledge to the next level, we have a huge range of courses for you to explore.

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  1. City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    Looking for that perfect present? Treat someone to the gift of learning with a course at City Lit. Available from £10, our gift vouchers can be used to book a place on any of our courses, from London walks and food tasting to museum visits, poetry and much more. Simply purchase your voucher and the recipient can choose from thousands of courses, at a time which suits them.
    From: £10.00

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    Walking London's heaths and commons

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the wildlife, habitats and environmental history of London’s heaths and commons during this relaxed walking programme. First session at City Lit followed by three guided walks of approximately 2 hours within easy access of central London.



    Brenna Boyle (B.Sc Hons Dunelm, M.Sc DIC) is a zoologist, wildlife guide and environmental teacher. She runs Wild Capital; London's wildlife discovery service and also works for two urban environmental education charities.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  3. World music: Afro Cuban ensemble

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you're an intermediate player, this practical workshop is an opportunity to experience playing in a Latin band. Emphasis on reading charts and playing as an ensemble, improvising and developing rhythm skill. Please contact the Music department on 020 7492 2630 or music@citylit.ac.uk to seek approval to enrol so we can balance the instrumental ensemble. Piano places filled.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  4. ITEC level 3 diploma in complementary therapies

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you interested in a career in complementary therapies? This very popular multi disciplined qualification will give you the advantage of having a wider skills base to offer clients and increase your employmment opportunities. We will focus on a range of practical skills and the underpinning knowledge required in the industry, which will lead you to a very desirable professional qualification. If you’ve applied for this course and not heard back from us, please email us on health@citylit.ac.uk, or call us (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00) on 020 7492 2622.

    The course fee is £3399. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £100 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £3,399.00
    Senior fee: £3,399.00
    Concession: £3,399.00

  5. Musicianship: solfa choir

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and join the solfa choir to develop your musicianship and improve your sight-singing. This is a ‘rehearsal choir’ for the purpose of enjoying singing in a group as well as developing musicianship skills. Tutor: Alan Murdock.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £54.00

  6. Sunday Ballroom: improvers

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The improvers classes are created for those who already have a basic knowledge in dance or have completed the beginners course. Here, you will be taught new steps and techniques as we polish and really perfect your existing skills. The main aim of the course is for you to continue to learn and develop your new skills whilst having fun and growing in confidence.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  7. Sunday ballroom

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you are new to our dance classes, we invite you to come and gain a basic foundation in Ballroom and Latin American dances. You will perform with different members of the class and acquire some great dance knowledge. Our aim is to create a fun, educational and enjoyable atmosphere for you to thrive and evolve in.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

  8. Latin piano

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This practical course for pianists (grade 4 ABRSM or above) introduces you to the dynamic role of the piano in Afro-Cuban music. We will focus on harmonic development, rhythm, performance and improvisation, playing classic Cuban styles including Son, Mambo, and Cha Cha Cha.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Drumming: advanced

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have completed the intermediate drumming course, or you play at an equivalent level, our advanced class is a great chance to practise all the essential popular grooves. Enhance and maintain your technique, reading and stamina. Term dates: 22 Sep-8 Dec, 19 Jan-29 Mar.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00

  10. Ceramics on Sunday

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to get your hands on clay and make finished ceramics work? Familiarise yourself with the properties and processes of clay by shaping your ideas and working with techniques such as coiling, pinching and slab building on this introductory course.
    Full fee: £499.00
    Senior fee: £499.00
    Concession: £499.00

  11. Beginners' jewellery I

    Beginners' jewellery I

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn all the basics of metal jewellery work by making a range of sample pieces in copper and a finished jewellery piece of your own design. You will be shown how to buy silver so you can take home at least one wearable piece.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £152.00

  12. Jazz vocal improvisation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn some approaches to improvisation over jazz tunes, what to listen for and what to study. You should already be accustomed to singing in the jazz idiom. This course aims to increase your confidence and 'know how', and to enable you to enjoy improvising.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00

  13. Art and creative thinking workshop with Rod Judkins

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Art is fundamentally about communicating ideas. If the idea is strong, the work of art is memorable. This exciting, one-day workshop, led by Rod Judkins (artist, tutor and author of ‘The art of creative thinking’ and ‘Ideas are your only currency’) will explore methods to create ideas and concepts and combine them with the process of making.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  14. Try it out: drawing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Experience the joy of drawing. Explore a selection of different drawing materials and try out innovative and experimental drawing exercises. The perfect way to start drawing.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  15. Astronomy: a gentle introduction

    Astronomy: a gentle introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 22 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A leisurely walk through back garden astronomy. Learn how to find your way around the constellations, whether to buy a telescope, how to find planets and look safely at the sun. Find out why astronomy is good for you.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

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