- The City of London: the Square MileCourse start date: Wed 5 Oct 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Paul SinclairExplore the City’s development from Roman and medieval times through to the Tudors and Stuarts.
This course will comprise of 10 walks starting with Roman London. First meeting place at Monument station on the Monument side.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £105.00
- Introduction to art historyCourse start date: Tue 27 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Sarah JaffrayAre you interested in art and want to get more out of looking at art and exhibitions? Want to know what an art historian does? Develop your interpretative skills by exploring at how art is made and what social and cultural factors construct our understanding of it.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- The 60 minute writerCourse start date: Wed 28 Sep 2022 (and 10 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Anna RichardsFit creative writing into your busy day: a relaxed, informal rolling programme for writers of all levels of experience who enjoy being thrown new ideas and experimenting with poetry and prose.
- Current affairsCourse start date: Wed 21 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Michael BloomfieldDo you want to find out more about the issues in the news? Enrol early for lively, informed discussion on current events in Britain and the world. Tutor: Michael Bloomfield.
- London's smaller art collectionsCourse start date: Wed 2 Nov 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Julie BarlowDiscover some of London’s fascinating smaller art collections and hidden art treasures on this gallery-based art history course.
- London churchesCourse start date: Tue 27 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Richard PlantLondon has many fascinating churches to explore. See them on a series of guided visits and discover beautiful stained glass, surprising interiors and architecturally important structures by notable architects.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
- Contemporary art in LondonCourse start date: Fri 7 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Chantal CondronExplore and discuss contemporary art on show in London. Each week we’ll visit 1-2 commercial galleries or a public gallery and examine specific exhibitions of contemporary art across a range of media including painting, works on paper, photography, new media and sculpture.
- National GalleryCourse start date: Fri 30 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Leslie PrimoGet to know the National Gallery. Discuss a differently themed group of paintings each week in front of the pictures. An opportunity to understand our national collection in greater depth.
- The art and culture of 17th century LondonCourse start date: Fri 23 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Julie BarlowDiscover the 17th century: a time of upheaval in Europe, intercontinental trade, religious schisms and a wide range of artistic styles. See its art, architecture and design in London’s galleries and museums. #arthistory #explorelondon #walkingtour.
- City Lit reading group 1Course start date: Fri 23 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tabby ToussaintShare thoughts and ideas about what you are reading, with books chosen by the group. Please come to the first session on Friday 23 September with suggestions (English-language contemporary fiction in paperback) and having read Open Water (2021) by Caleb Azumah Nelson. Monthly meetings on 23 Sept; 28 Oct, 2 Dec; 20 Jan, 24 Feb, 24 March; 28 April; 26 May; 30 June.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- The Golden Age of the British Short Story 1890-1914Course start date: Mon 26 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Julian BirkettThe years 1890 to 1914 were a golden age for British writers of short stories. As the country moved from Victorian certainties to an unknown, possibly exciting, possibly frightening future, writers found the short story form perfectly suited to their concerns. The roll call is an impressive one: from Kipling, Hardy, HG Wells and Conan Doyle through Chesterton and Conrad to Katherine Mansfield and DH Lawrence.Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
- The many sides of London's West EndCourse start date: Tue 27 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Richard WatkinsA course of walking tours of London’s West End showing its development from the seventeenth century, how its profile has ebbed and flowed, looking at it through specific themes.
First meeting place: Covent Garden tube, outside exit on James Street.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £70.00
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