- 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.
- Discovering South London walksCourse start date: Sat 14 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Diane BursteinAn exploration of the history of South London via 10 walking tours in the areas of Brixton, Lambeth, Waterloo, Bermondsey, Rotherhithe, Dulwich, Peckham, Blackheath, Eltham and Woolwich.
First meeting place for this course will be Waterloo under the clock at Waterloo main line station. First meeting place for this course will be Waterloo under the clock at Waterloo main line station.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
- Looking at sculptureCourse start date: Sat 14 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rachel SandersStudy sculptures from the Classical to the Post-Modern era, including work by Donatello, Bernini, Canova, Rodin, Picasso and Whiteread, considering styles, materials and techniques of works within social and cultural contexts.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
- Ghetto uprising 1943: Jewish life and death in WarsawCourse start date: Sat 21 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David RosenbergIn April 1943, some 40,000 starving people were still incarcerated in terrible conditions within the Warsaw Ghetto. A few hundred among them – predominantly young people – led an armed rebellion against the Nazis. This course conveys the incredible story of their uprising but also reveals the background of Warsaw's vibrant but increasingly endangered Jewish life in the decades before the uprising. It describes the many forms of resistance that took place after the Nazi invasion, highlights key individuals who played a role, and provides an opportunity to reflects on different aspects of this tragic but inspiring episode during the Holocaust.
- Ways into magic realismCourse start date: Sat 28 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate WilkinsonA baby’s spiteful ghost knocks over boiling pans; a ten-year-old boy sees into hearts and minds; a refugee opens a door into another country… In magical realist fiction, real-world events take unexpected turns into the fabulous and fantastical, asking us to think again about what we know.
On this course we’ll read a selection of magical realist writing, including work by Salman Rushdie, Toni Morrison and Mohsin Hamid, as an introduction to this fascinating genre.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- Powerful women of the cinemaCourse start date: Sat 28 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Graham RinaldiHow is film stardom created? Who creates it and what for? These are the underlying questions behind reading the images of film stars – especially stars who happen to be female. This course examines the working lives of four women who exemplified the notion of screen stardom and acting.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- Philosophical life coachingCourse start date: Sat 28 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tim LebonPhilosophical life coaching helps you lead a more satisfying and meaningful life by using insights and methods from the great thinkers. This introductory workshop will show you some of the most interesting ways it can be of help. No previous experience required.
- Creation myths in the ancient near EastCourse start date: Sat 28 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ann JeffersCome and explore with us the idea of ‘myth’. We will look at creation myths in Ugarit, in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, ancient Greece and in the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible.
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