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International Women's Day at City Lit

Throughout our history, City Lit has played a significant role in educating women in London. Empowerment through education, regardless of gender, has been at the centre of our activities throughout this time. Since we opened our doors, thousands of women have benefitted from City Lit’s broad and flexible courses, managing study alongside work, and other responsibilities.

To celebrate International Women’s Day, not only on Wednesday 8 March but all through the coming months, we have a range of courses available which explore and celebrate the significant contributions made by women in life, society and culture.

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  1. Self defence and personal safety for women
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Wed 31 May 2023 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Carla Drayton
    Explore physical and non-physical techniques for self defence, developing your assertiveness, body language and more. Women of any age or fitness level are welcome to come and enhance their confidence.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
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  2. Not drowning but waving: Edith Sitwell, Stevie Smith and Lorraine Mariner
    Course start date:  Sat 17 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Laurie Smith
    We explore poems written by three highly original English women poets. Their styles of writing are unique as they respond to the stresses of their lives, and to their position as women, with wit and humour. Their resilience shows them as the reverse of Smith’s famous line ‘Not waving but drowning’.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £45.00
  3. Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
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  4. Victorian Women
    Course start date:  Mon 15 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Ellen Carpenter
    Meek, willing, subservient – this is the traditional stereotype most often associated with women in the Victorian era. How did Victorian women really live, work and love and what were the social challenges that they faced?

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £70.00
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