India Season at City Lit

Are you fascinated by Indian culture? Or perhaps you are preparing to jet off to the land of spices? City Lit’s India season is the perfect opportunity to indulge in anything and everything Indian and really get to know what makes India so unique.

Make the most of our India season with our special offer:

10% off when buying two India-themed courses starting from January 2020 - discount code: 10INDIA

15% off when buying three India-themed courses starting from January 2020 - discount code: 15INDIA

20% off when buying four India-themed courses starting from January 2020 - discount code: 20INDIA

Hurry, places filling up fast!

Terms and conditions:

Discount only valid on selected courses which have start dates between January 2020 and July 2020. Discount must be used by midnight GMT Sunday 8 March 2020. Discount cannot be applied after the expiry date. Discount cannot be used retrospectively on any course already booked. Discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other discounts. Discount code can only be used once per customer. Our normal refund and credit policies apply. To redeem your discount please select your course online and enter the code into the discount box at checkout and select 'apply discount', when you book via citylit.ac.uk. We reserve the right to withdraw this offer at any point.

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  1. Hand stitched textiles: Indian influence

    Hand stitched textiles: Indian influence

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 19 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Inspired by the richly embroidered textiles of India (Punjab and Rajasthan), examine traditional methods such as mirror work, embroidery and appliqué. Experiment and play with these techniques to create contemporary samples.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  2. Arts of the empire-builders: Timurids, Safavids and Mughals

    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Patronage under the Timurids, Safavids and Mughals marked a definitive period in the development of the arts and culture of the Islamic world. This course looks at the visual ‘brands’ that characterised these important empires.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  3. Introduction to the Bhagavad Gita

    Course Date: Fri 24 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the importance of the Bhagvad Gita and learn why it continues to be one of the most important and most widely read ancient Hindu text.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  4. Parallels between ancient Greek and ancient Indian views of History

    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the similarities and differences between ancient and modern history and epic.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £12.00

  5. Hindi beginners: module 1/2

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 27 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    Learn to speak Hindi and develop your listening and speaking skills in this communicative class which emphasises the practical use of the language. Suitable for complete beginners. Based on Teach Yourself Beginner's Hindi.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

  6. Hindu weddings: rituals and ceremonies

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 31 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about the fascinating Indian Hindu wedding customs and traditions.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  7. Healing, creativity and chakras

    Healing, creativity and chakras

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 1 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Take a journey of discovery through the chakras and experience a more integrated approach to personal growth. Learn how to balance your spiritual energy centres for creativity, empowerment and self-development.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £229.00

  8. City Lit tasters: chakra balancing

    Course Date: Mon 3 Feb 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Balancing your mind, body and spirit creates a deeper sense of well-being in life. Experience simple techniques to balance your own energy centres for a more integrated, healthy and enjoyable lifestyle.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  9. “The Oriental Renaissance”: episodes in the history of Indology

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 18 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: International House
    Come and discover the "Oriental Renaissance" that influenced European ideas of the nineteenth century.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £36.00

  10. Is India the next economic powerhouse? Opportunities and challenges ahead

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 19 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: International House
    Explore and assess India’s potential to be the next global economic powerhouse. This interactive lecture-based course will give you an overview of the current state of India’s economy and its future prospects, critically assessing both opportunities and remaining challenges.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £22.00

  11. Vedas: history, structure & relevance in modern India

    Course Date: Fri 21 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  12. Religions of India: what Jainism can teach us about peace and the environment

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 29 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The Jain religion is non-theistic and believes in an everlasting soul and a material body. Its morality is based on non-violence and non-acquisition. The Jain aphorism ‘all life is interdependent’ is in tune with creating a peaceful and sustainable world.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £30.00

  13. Indian spices

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 1 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is an introduction to a variety of spices used in North and South Indian cooking – beyond the most common ones used in the UK.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  14. Phool Bangla: A floral demonstration

    Course Date: Fri 6 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An inspirational floral demonstration of unique and skilfully created arrangements. These demonstrations will keep you captivated and energised through the beauty of flora and colour of imaginative displays by the award winning Flora Artist and National Plant Collector; Don Billington.



    Phool Bangla, meaning the house of flowers, is an expression of love by devotees to the Lord Krishna. Literally speaking, a Phool Bangla is a summer house made of flowers.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  15. A door to musicals in popular Indian cinema

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 8 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The course will define how music has been pivotal to Indian cinema right from its inception. It will analyse key musical films and illustrate how the use of music and dance has evolved over time.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £30.00

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