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  1. Mask technique and the physical body (level 1)
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 2 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sean Croft
    This playful and creative mask course, suitable for students at any level, introduces you to the mask. You will be carefully guided to explore the principals and techniques required to bring a character to life, to create speech with the body and without the voice. Masks will be provided but why not bring along some different style outfits and a variety of hats with you, then you’ll have more to play with on the day.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00
  2. Cyanotype printmaking in a day
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 8 Jun 2024 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Adam Hogarth
    Cyanotype is a photographic printing process which produces a beautiful deep blue print from a variety of artwork, including drawings, photographs, physical objects or combinations of all of these. All levels welcome.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
  3. Creative writing: getting started
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 25 May 2024 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Vicky Grut
    Give creative writing a try on this fun and supportive online short course. Ideal if you want to express yourself but need help in getting started. Guided exercises will encourage you to experiment and unlock your imagination. Please note: this course has a 2-hr break from 12:30-14:30.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
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  4. Printmaking editions
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 9 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Adam Hogarth
    In this comprehensive one-day course you will gain insight into presenting finished prints and gain ideas on presenting them within a professional context. You will get access to a wide range of prints, from prints made by students, to prints made by established and professional artists.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
  5. Excel: analysing data (stage 1)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 9 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Nick Brown
    Develop essential skills to tackle complex data sets & create conclusions and recommendations for non-data minded stakeholders in your organisation. Focus on pivot tables, formatting and perfecting your commentary skills. Some familiarity with using Excel is required.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
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    87% of 100
  6. Google AdWords: introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 9 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Julian Holden
    Learn how to use Google AdWords to reach potential customers. Get an overview of keyword research, conversion tracking and campaign optimisation.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  7. Ikigai: the Japanese secret to a long and happy life
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 9 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Hilary Lyons
    The people of Japan believe that everyone has an Ikigai or a reason for being. Finding it can lead to a happier, more fulfilled life. Learn how to live in the moment and pursue your purpose and passion.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
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  8. Jewellery: understanding rubies, sapphires and emeralds
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 9 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Judith Crowe, Derek Jhinnoo
    Join this fascinating one day course for a valuable insight into the trade of rubies, sapphires and emeralds, different types of these precious stones on the market, and how to assess them. Learn about how the beautiful stones are mined, cut, graded and priced, as well as exploring common simulants. No previous experience necessary.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
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  9. Wildlife photography: London location
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 16 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Rachel Wegh
    Widllife in the city is an exciting opportunity to work off-site and enjoy various surroundings focusing on flora and fauna. Travel to some of some of London’s finest open spaces whilst learning the photography skills required in focusing on details, landscape and capturing natures beauty. Ideal for beginners, those who want to broaden their photography skills and those wishing to continue building their photography portfolio.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £69.00
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  10. Blogging: build your own blog using WordPress
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 16 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Swati Pandit
    Learn to create your own blog with this beginner’s course using WordPress and raise your online profile.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
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  11. Drawing and mindfulness: the art of seeing
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 16 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Clare Barton-Harvey
    Explore the enriching relationship of drawing and mindfulness and how this can support new ways of seeing to stimulate new directions in your drawing. Suitable for those with experience in mindfulness and/or drawing who wish to re-fresh their practice or stimulate new approaches, as well as enthusiastic beginners.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
  12. Queer Storytelling: writing as a radical act
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 16 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Megan Beech
    This one day short course will explore the writing of two contemporary queer writers, both of whom use innovative form to tell unique stories of lesbian and trans experience. We'll look at the exhilarating, T.S Eliot Prize winning, C+nto and Othered Poems (2021) by Joelle Taylor and Variations (2022).
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
  13. A day at the V&A: an introduction to collections
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 16 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Eyres
    Spend a fascinating day at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum exploring a range of galleries. We shall be looking at the decorative arts, paintings, sculpture and design from across the world and across the centuries in this remarkable museum.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
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