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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. Writing YA fiction: an introduction

    Writing YA fiction: an introduction

    Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    With so many Young Adult bestsellers topping fiction lists and becoming blockbuster movies, YA fiction has a higher profile than ever before. Find out more about this exciting genre and how it differs from other forms of writing for adults and children. Learn the essential techniques and, with support from your tutor, develop your own ideas for YA stories.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £40.00

  3. 60 years of revolution: Cuba and the United States

    60 years of revolution: Cuba and the United States

    Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In 2019, sixty years after Fidel Castro's rebel army overthrew an American-backed dictatorship, the US and Cuba are at a cross-roads: the Castro era now over; the Trump administration threatening to return to a Cold War footing. This one day course will reveal how we got here — via sugar cane fires and exploding cigars. It will use photography, film clips and primary sources to bring to life the stories that made that that history — and to ask, what happens next? Tutor: Jack Gain.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  4. Japanese facial rejuvenation: a CPD workshop

    Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to give a gentle but powerful facial massage. Combine acupressure with oil-based massage techniques to relax and tone muscles, promote circulation and bring vitality or 'Ki' energy to the facial tissues.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £139.00

  5. Excel: analysing data (stage 2)

    Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop further skills to tackle complex data sets and create conclusions and recommendations for non-data minded stakeholders in your organisation. Focus on pivot tables, look ups, formulas and perfecting your commentary skills. Intermediate/advanced excel skills covered.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  6. BSL intensive fingerspelling practice

    Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you on a level 1 or 2 BSL course and would like to improve your ability to use and understand BSL fingerspelling? This workshop is taught by a highly experienced teacher and provides a perfect opportunity to focus on this particular area of BSL.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  7. Introduction to jewellery making

    Introduction to jewellery making

    Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover metal jewellery making techniques to create a piece of jewellery. You will be introduced to the basic processes of forging, texturing, soldering and cutting out shapes in metal. You will learn how to create a ring to the correct finger size.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  8. Poetry through the seasons: spring

    Poetry through the seasons: spring

    Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Snowdrops blossoming, daffodils yellowing, lengthening days and the blossoms of May. Whatever spring means to you, this day workshop will inspire you to write poems that capture the essence of the brightening world.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  9. Introduction to journalism

    Introduction to journalism

    Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    On this course students will explore the basic skills a freelance journalist needs to write and sell news and features to newspapers and magazines. From developing ideas and identifying outlets to interview skills and approaching editors.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £48.00

  10. Spanish 3/4: grammar workshop - subjunctive

    Course Date: Sat 23 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Consolida los usos básicos del subjuntivo a través de actividades escritas y orales. Este curso es ideal para estudiantes de Spanish 3 lower/upper o si te estás preparando para el A-level or DELE B1 exam.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  11. Poets of Medieval London: Chaucer, Gower and the urban poetic imagination

    Poets of Medieval London: Chaucer, Gower and the urban poetic imagination

    Course Date: Sun 24 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    How did urban poets write about London in medieval England? From Southwark taverns to significant London landmarks and events, this course considers work by two friends, John Gower and Geoffrey Chaucer.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  12. A walk through Highgate: experiments in urban living. Photo: R Sones

    A walk through Highgate: experiments in urban living

    Course Date: Sun 24 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Discover some of Highgate's twentieth century developments. We will pass Lubetkin's iconic High Point flats, walk through Waterlow Park, past Highgate Cemetery to the Holly Lodge Estate and to Walter Segal's 1950s St Anne's Close.

    Walk starts on the green opposite The Woodman pub, Archway Road. (Take escalator exit from Highgate station and turn right.) Finishes at Parliament Hill Fields at the Bottom of Swain's Lane. Walk starts on the green opposite The Woodman pub, Archway Road. (Take escalator exit from Highgate station and turn right.) Finishes at Parliament Hill Fields at the Bottom of Swain's Lane.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £8.00

  13. Focus on: Michelangelo

    Course Date: Sun 24 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Artist, architect, and poet, the Florentine sculptor Michelangelo changed the face of Rome in the early 16th century becoming art’s first ‘superstar’. We look at his patrons, his sources and some of his major works. #arthistory #weekendcourse #renaissance #michelangelo.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  14. Beginners' painting projects

    Course Date: Sun 24 Mar 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Over 4 Sundays, this course enables you to complete a painting project. Working to a given theme you will learn the process from start to finish of making a painting. Starting with making preparatory studies, you will work up to

    producing a finished painting.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £249.00
    Concession: £249.00

  15. Search engine optimisation (SEO)

    Course Date: Sun 24 Mar 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would you like your website to appear higher up in search results, in Google or other search engines? Learn the basics of ethical optimisation and how to set up site structure and website copy for optimum search engine coverage.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00

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