What is the course about?
Join us on this London walking tour and discover where artist John Constable lived, the houses and landscapes he painted, as well as his family tomb. This talk is illustrated with pictures and quotes from his letters about his art and feelings for Hampstead.
The walk starts outside Hampstead tube (High Street entrance) and ends in Hampstead Churchyard (a short distance from the tube). The course includes a short amount of walking on the Heath.
What will we cover?
- John Constable's houses
- the scenery and landscapes that inspired his paintings
- John Constable's family tomb
- John Constable's art and letters.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Ability to participate in a guided walk and undertake some walking on the Heath.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
By guided walk.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
Comfortable shoes and an umbrella.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
Other London guided walks starting in the summer or September. Details of these can be found on the City Lit website.
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details