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- Ways into screenwriting: getting startedCourse start date: Sat 6 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Clive FordWant to write scripts but don't know how to start? Discover the basics of screenwriting - character, conflict and more - on this short online course that will help you shape your ideas and get your story going.
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
- Counselling as a careerCourse start date: Mon 8 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Delrose BowesThinking of becoming a counsellor? Wondering about gaining a counselling qualification? In this short workshop, you will find out about training and jobs in this field and gain a clearer idea of whether counselling training is for you.
- City Lit Pro: search engine marketingCourse start date: Sat 13 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)Tutors: Kate ScottSearch engine marketing (SEM) grow year on year, so it’s key to manage the planning, management and execution of such a successful channel.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- A women’s history of modern ChinaCourse start date: Sat 13 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetDiscover the untold stories and hidden legacies of women in modern China in this illuminating one-day course. Traverse time, from the late Qing Dynasty to the present, to examine how women have shaped and been shaped by social, political, and cultural currents.
- Ghetto uprising 1943: Jewish life and death in WarsawCourse start date: Sat 20 Jan 2024
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.
- Partition in India and PakistanCourse start date: Sat 20 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mirza Jaffer AbidIn 1947 British India was partitioned. This resulted in an estimated one million deaths, the largest migration of people in modern history and the formation of India and Pakistan. What were the forces which led to Partition? When did the political and cultural factors that precipitated Partition emerge and accordingly, when did partition begin?Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £45.00
- Generative AI: a short introductionCourse start date: Tue 5 Dec 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Hybrid (choose either online or in-person)Tutors: Kate ScottThis is a short introduction to Generative AI for non-technical beginners who want to find out what all the fuss is about over ChatGPT, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion.
This course will be delivered online or in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
- The holistic voiceCourse start date: Sun 21 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate MontagueYour voice should be an extension of your character. This Sunday workshop offers accessible and empowering mind-body techniques to deepen your awareness and holistic connection to your voice so that the message you give out is true to your intention.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £45.00
- Creative writing: getting startedCourse start date: Sat 9 Dec 2023 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sophie McKenzieGive creative writing a try on this fun and supportive 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.
- Creation myths in the ancient near EastCourse start date: Sat 27 Jan 2024
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.
- Sherlock Junior at 100Course start date: Sat 27 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Graham RinaldiBuster Keaton’s virtuoso silent comedy Sherlock Jr celebrates 100 years. In this heroic masterpiece, Keaton displays his film-making skills with gags, stunts, ground-breaking special effects and importantly his love affair with the magic of the moving image.
- Philosophical life coachingCourse start date: Sat 27 Jan 2024
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.
- The MayaCourse start date: Sat 27 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Max CarocciWant to know more of the rich and deep history of the Maya? Join Dr Carocci to learn more about one of the most magnificent, but misunderstood civilisations of the ancient world - the ancient Maya from
the rainforests of Central America!
- Tutankhamun: The Pharaoh behind the Gold MaskCourse start date: Sat 27 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosalind JanssenGo behind the Gold Mask and get to know the real Pharaoh Tutankhamun. Where was he born and raised, and who were his parents? Did he have a coronation and how long did he rule? What happened during his reign? Did he have children, and how and when did he die? We discover whether the famous tomb and its contents helps to answer any of these questions. The final session will be a visit to the Petrie Museum to examine artefacts which reveal Tutankhamun and his times.
- Writing for children: getting startedCourse start date: Sat 27 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Josh LaceyDevelop your ideas for children's stories in this practical and interactive short course. Topics will include plot, characterisation and viewpoint, and how to approach the children's publishing industry today.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
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