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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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- Write a short story in a weekendCourse start date: Sat 7 Oct 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Vicky GrutTurn your great idea into a short story on this fun practical course. Through a series of inspiring exercises, you'll be introduced to some key fiction-writing techniques and encouraged to draft a short story from beginning to end.
- Autobiography into fiction: getting startedCourse start date: Sat 14 Oct 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Vicky GrutLearn how to turn real-life experiences into gripping fiction in this fun short course for fiction-writing beginners and experienced writers. Develop your writing skills and explore techniques for transforming personal stories into strong narratives.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
- Printmaking weekend: handmade printsCourse start date: Sat 14 Oct 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosey PrinceLearn some exciting, low tech printmaking techniques to equip you with skills so you can easily make prints at home without the use of specialist equipment.Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
- Deep tissue massage: a CPD workshopCourse start date: Mon 23 Oct 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Trevor EnglandExpand your skills to apply deep tissue massage techniques with confidence. Learn how to relieve fatigue, muscle tension, and improve flexibility.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £199.00
- Introduction to music productionCourse start date: Fri 27 Oct 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Max La VillaCome and learn the basics of recording and editing so that you can turn your musical ideas into completed songs you can share!Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £104.00
- Picture book writingCourse start date: Sun 29 Oct 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Andrew WealeWould you like to write a picture book text for young children? This course is designed for children's writers and for illustrators wishing to write their own stories, develop their ideas and technique.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- German beginners intensiveCourse start date: Sat 4 Nov 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Heiner SchenkeThe course aims to enable students to begin to communicate with some fluency in a range of everyday situations. This is the first part of the German beginners: module 1 course to allow you to join any bginners: module 1 courses straight afterwards. The emphasis is on the practical use of German and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on chapters 1-3 of Willkommen (Hodder Arnold).Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £109.00
- Bookbinding: notebooks and foldersCourse start date: Sat 4 Nov 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ina BaumeisterLearn to make single sheet folded books, a simple multi-section sewn book and a folded slipcase. This weekend course is an opportunity to make an exciting range of notebooks and folders and learn some useful bookbinding techniques. Suitable for beginners.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £139.00
- Massage: workshopCourse start date: Sat 4 Nov 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Hilary LyonsDiscover how massage can relieve stress and promote relaxation and healing through touch. Learn techniques to perform on family and friends. Suitable for those with a general interest or wishing to progress to more advanced courses.
- Creative writing: getting startedCourse start date: Sat 11 Nov 2023 (and 9 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.
- An artistic history of JerusalemCourse start date: Sat 25 Nov 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Roberta MarinJerusalem is considered the holy city for the three monotheistic religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) and is one of the most iconic cities in the world.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- Mixed-media printmakingCourse start date: Sat 25 Nov 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rolina Elsje BlokThis course introduces you to new ways of combining printmaking with creative thinking by using multiple printmaking techniques and processes, layering them to produce compositions that can be made into artworks to take away with you.Full fee £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £201.00
- Narration for podcast and documentary (intensive)Course start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David ThorpeA fun and intensive workshop all about the incredible world of narration. This enormous and lucrative area of the voiceover world includes e-learning, documentaries, audio books, medical/technical narration, explainer videos and more. You’ll learn how to deliver great reads from the inside out. It’s not just about the sound of your voice! This course will be delivered in the media studio.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £97.00
- Craft focus: voice in fictionCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tasha KavanaghAll fiction must have a 'voice,' a complex mix of elements that, together, give the piece its unique identity. Learn what 'voice' really means in fiction and how to develop a voice for your story that can capture the attention of readers.
- Enhance your impact and presenceCourse start date: Sat 9 Dec 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Stephanie LunnStrong people skills are essential these days. You must be able to communicate, influence and impress both your colleagues and friends to enhance relationships and to make yourself heard. Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back. This weekend course will be delivered in the college.
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