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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

  2. The Stalin Regime: 1928-1941

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is an introduction to the history of the Stalin regime in the Soviet Union between 1928 and 1941. Students will learn about key events during the Stalin years and how historians approach them.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. Musicianship 2: aural training with solfa A

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This practical course focuses on sight-singing and aural perception to develop your general musicianship. Gain a deeper understanding of different tonalities, develop your ability to pick out notes in chords, write down melodies that you hear, and improve your rhythmic accuracy. Based on the famous Kodály method. Leads to part B next term. Break week: 21 Oct.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  4. Afternoon cinema: Alfred Hitchcock & Christopher Nolan - are you watching closely?

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Compare two British directors (Hitchcock/Nolan) who found fame and fortune in Hollywood: is Christopher Nolan is a modern day Hitchcock? Expect dreams, obsessions, and unreliable narrators in Memento, Vertigo, The Prestige, The Lodger, Inception, and Blackmail. Also, a weekly ‘what’s on’ and the latest film gossip.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £96.00

  5. 'Dominance, decline and discovery': a social, economic and cultural history of rural Britain, 1815-1914

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This interactive lecture course traces the varying fortunes, diversity and changing significance of 19th century rural Britain alongside the problems, prospects, life and leisure of those which it supported – from the country house to the work house.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £96.00

  6. Clarinet 2A

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have played Bb clarinet for at least a year, come and improve your technique and performance skills, and explore a variety of styles and repertoire. Continues to Clarinet 2B next term.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  7. Drawing the moving figure

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to respond quickly to the moving figure via a range of exciting quick sketching techniques. You will explore expressive mark-making to produce dynamic intuitive drawings from life.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  8. Beginners' bookbinding

    Beginners' bookbinding

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Start your bookbinding journey with this accessible, 6 week introduction to techniques and structures. Learn how to make simple folded books progressing to a more complex stitched binding and explore the world of handmade books.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £182.00

  9. Proust Vol 2: In the Shadow of Young Girls in Flower

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Proust’s masterpiece comes to life with supportive resources and invigorated discussion. Through close reading of the second volume, we are immersed in the life of this most introspective narrator in the modernist classic.
    Full fee: £219.00
    Senior fee: £175.00
    Concession: £96.00

  10. Clarinet 3A

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have a minimum of two years' experience (playing at around grade 3 standard), come and work on both technical and solo work, and enjoy some ensemble playing. Continues with Clarinet 3B next term.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  11. Spanish 5: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Este curso es para aquellos estudiantes que han estudiado al menos cinco años de español y desean obtener un conocimiento más profundo de la lengua y cultura del mundo hispanohablante.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  12. Opera studies 1: the operatic tenor

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The lyrical tenor voice was used in the earliest operas to charm fair maidens and savage beasts alike. We trace the development of the operatic tenor from simple shepherd to dramatic ‘King of the High Cs’. This course has a scheduled break week: 21 October 2019.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  13. Maths foundation GCSE (introduction)

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    GCSE Maths is a qualification which show employers and universities that you have a good level of maths as well as effective concentration and study skills. It also demonstrates that you are able to learn and retain abstract concepts. This short course is to make sure you are ready for the full GCSE Maths Foundation programme (AC201) and to ensure you know what to expect from the full qualification, its content and the commitment required for success in terms of time investment, dedication, interest and ability.. You will need to complete and pass an initial assessment before starting this course and except in exceptional circumstances pass this course before be able to start the full GCSE (AC201).
    Full fee: £0.00
    Senior fee: £0.00
    Concession: £0.00

  14. Chinese beginners made easy: module 1

    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Never learnt Mandarin before? Or have you tried and found it a challenge? Then try this class! Start from the very beginning at a gentle pace, and gain confidence in a friendly and relaxed group.Learn to speak Mandarin, with the emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills. You will also learn to read and write Chinese characters.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £115.00

  15. Accents: London, General American and British regional

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 16 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: International House
    Expand your skillset as an actor or as someone with an interest in speech and phonetics by mastering regional and international accents, including London; General American; West Yorkshire; Liverpool and Bristol.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £169.00
    Concession: £103.00

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