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Whether you want to try something new, revive your passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.
We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden.
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Thousands of online and classroom-based adult courses at your fingertips!
Whether you want to try something new, revisit a past passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Our courses taught by experts and professionals with real world experience. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
Our online course are live, interactive and usually delivered in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. Onsite courses are delivered at our world class London locations near Covent Garden.
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- Instagram for business: introductionCourse start date: Wed 31 May 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amber Raney-KincadeLearn how to use Instagram, the visual social media site, to market your business and communicate with your customers.Full fee £99.00
- Becoming confident on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: for complete beginnersCourse start date: Tue 6 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetToo nervous to face Facebook? Is tweeting for the birds? Have you heard of Instagram but never used it? Then this is the course for you. It will start you on your journey towards digital communication in a supportive environment and help you learn the different ways you can connect to friends, family and the wider world. And do so safely and securely.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click hereFull fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £35.00
- Chess for intermediatesCourse start date: Tue 20 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetThis course builds on a basic understanding of chess and explores key ideas from the opening, middlegame and endgame.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £45.00
- Blogging: build your own blog using WordPressCourse start date: Tue 16 May 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Swati PanditLearn to create your own blog with this beginners course and raise your online profile.Full fee £99.00
- L’era fascista in ItaliaCourse start date: Tue 4 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Roberto MinardiNel 1922 Benito Mussolini diventa primo ministro. Nel corso degli anni le opposizioni politiche vengono eliminate. Il Fascismo diventa un regime totalitario che resterà al potere fino al 1943. Analizzeremo le cause e circostanze che portarono alla nascita di questo fenomeno politico e le sue fasi evolutive.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £58.00
- Arte italiana del NovecentoCourse start date: Tue 4 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Roberto MinardiIn questo corso percorreremo alcune fasi cruciali dell’arte italiana del secolo scorso. Vedremo alcuni fra i più importanti artisti e movimenti: Giorgio Morandi (1890-1964) e il suo stile meditativo, in contrasto con Umberto Boccioni (1882-1916) e l’arte dei futuristi, passando poi alla pittura realista Renato Guttuso (1911-1987), il movimento dell’Arte Povera (metà anni ’60), per finire con i casi molto singolari di Carol Rama (1918-2015) e Antonio Ligabue (1899-1965).Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £58.00
- Ways into creative writing: an introductionCourse start date: Tue 18 Apr 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Tasha KavanaghNot sure whether creative writing is for you? Give it a try on one of these fun and supportive short courses covering the basics of fiction and poetry. Increase your confidence and produce work through guided exercises and discussion.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £129.00
- Singing for absolute beginnersCourse start date: Wed 5 Jul 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Trevor AlexanderStart your journey as a singer this summer with this short, enjoyable course. Take your first important steps towards a healthy vocal technique and confidence in your singing.Full fee £69.00
- Chinese 2 revisionCourse start date: Tue 11 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ting PoonConsolidate your elementary/intermediate knowledge of Chinese (Mandarin). Suitable if you have studied Mandarin for two years or have an equivalent level. Based on the tutor's own materials.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £45.00
- City Lit wind ensemble: summer seasonCourse start date: Tue 11 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: George SleightholmeExplore the wonderful repertoire for mixed wind ensemble in an intensive workshop. You need to play an orchestral wind instrument at grade 5 standard or higher.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £55.00
- Guitar fingerpicking: American folk stylesCourse start date: Tue 11 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David HarrisonExplore how to play the acoustic guitar styles and techniques that became the sound of the American folk revival. Learn what makes American folk picking tick, and how the techniques continue to be heard in contemporary guitar. Suitable for guitarists with a basic grasp of picking and preferably able to read guitar tablature.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £48.00
- Feldenkrais: awareness through movementCourse start date: Tue 18 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Charlotte SeirbergLearn how to reduce tension and move with more ease, and notice improvements in your mobility, posture, breathing, balance, coordination and quality of life.Full fee £149.00
- Musicianship for singersCourse start date: Tue 18 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ruth BeckmannImprove your understanding of theory and musicianship in relation to the singing. This course is for any singer who would like more understanding about the music they sing.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £48.00
- String ensemble: summer seasonCourse start date: Tue 18 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Robert PuzeyLearn how to play in an ensemble in a fun and stimulating environment. For players of violin, viola, cello and double bass who have been learning for at least a year up to those at around grade 3 level.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £41.00
- Piano masterclassCourse start date: Tue 1 Aug 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Maria RazumovskayaApproach core piano repertoire through the prism of the Russian piano tradition, gaining insight into its principles of
rubato, 'sound', chord techniques, pedalling, and the 'artistic image' of a piece.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £89.00
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