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  1. Music theory: grade 7
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 17 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Selena Kay
    Learn more complex elements of music: figured bass, melodic and harmonic decoration, writing for instrument or voice with given accompaniment, and score analysis of both harmonic and phrase structure, style, performance and directions. Break weeks: 08 & 29 Oct 2024, 17 Dec 2024 until 7th Jan 2025.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £399.00 Concession £279.00
  2. Masterclass: poetry (a one-term intensive workshop)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 24 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Ellen Cranitch
    This intensive poetry masterclass is open by selective application to a maximum of ten students. You will receive inspiring tutor instruction and rigorous constructive feedback on your poems as you prepare them for publication and performance. Submission deadline is Friday 6 September 2024. Please see below for submission details.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £399.00 Concession £399.00
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  3. Masterclass: fiction (a one-term intensive workshop)
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 24 Sep 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    This intensive online fiction workshop is open by selective application to a maximum of ten fiction writers working at the advanced and professional levels. Submission deadline is Sunday, 1st September 2024. Please see below for submission details.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £399.00 Concession £399.00
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  4. Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £399.00 Concession £399.00
  5. Children's book illustration studio
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 25 Oct 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Tim Ellis
    City Lit Studios provide time each week for you to commit to working on a personal project or portfolio, alongside your peers. A tutor will be on-hand to provide insights and guidance, as and when you need it.







    Studios are for experienced learners with a burgeoning creative practice they wish to hone, in a supportive environment. For example, those who have completed a Beginners and Developing course in a relevant subject, or have equivalent industry experience.
    Full fee £369.00 Senior fee £295.00 Concession £240.00
  6. Jewellery: stone setting III
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 1 May 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rae Duncan
    Already explored some of the skills of mount-making and stone-setting but want to take your expertise to another level? Experience the more complicated techniques of mounting a variety of stone shapes, as well as practising your grasp of claw and collet settings. Integrate new stone-setting techniques with your existing knowledge to give the ultimate professional finish to your jewellery.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
  7. Bookbinding improvers’ workshop
    Course start date:  Mon 12 May 2025 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gavin Moorhead
    This one term course is designed to help students to develop their bookbinding skills. You will already have some experience of binding techniques and some knowledge of tools, materials and equipment in order to benefit from this workshop-style class. There will be the opportunity to work on your own projects, or to practice skills in which you feel less confident in order to enable you to progress to higher level courses. Not suitable for beginners.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
  8. Jewellery: make a collection in a week
    Course start date:  Mon 28 Jul 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Bone
    Want to add another level to your jewellery making? Are you up for the challenge of creating a collection? From idea to product, discover the techniques and strategies to create 20 pieces in just 5 days on this exciting fast-paced course.
    Full fee £379.00 Senior fee £303.00 Concession £246.00
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