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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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- The City Lit 7-day intensive course for adults who stammerCourse start date: Mon 11 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rebecca Evans, Vivien Grant-Jones, Jan LoganLearn strategies to help you speak more easily, work on becoming less sensitive and worried about stammering (also known as stuttering), reduce avoidance strategies and work towards saying what you want to say when you want to say it. This intensive course will enable you to make maximum progress in minimum time and will give you a solid foundation to continue to make positive changes following the course. It runs for five days Monday to Friday 11-15 March, then two follow-up days on April 15-16. We will also provide videoconferencing (Zoom) group support sessions on 25/3/24 6-8pm and 13/5//24 6-8pm.
- Modern Greek beginners: module 1Course start date: Thu 18 Jan 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Florendia YiannoullouLearn to speak Greek and develop your speaking and listening skills on this communicative course, which emphasises the practical use of the language.Suitable for complete beginners.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Introduction to clothes makingCourse start date: Fri 19 Jan 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Silvia SacrestanoLearn how to make your own clothes. This beginner's course will teach you how to use the sewing machine, as well as basic sewing techniques and processes. Start by sampling, then you will construct a simple garment.
- How to write a short storyCourse start date: Mon 8 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Vicky GrutThrough a series of inspiring and practical exercises, you'll be encouraged to tap into your imagination and draft a short story from beginning to end in this supportive short course.
- Watercolour painting: summer school intensiveCourse start date: Mon 15 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Hilary RosenCondense your learning on this intensive course. Working from still life explore a variety of application techniques such as layering, masking-out and creating textures to gain a grounding in the rich possibilities of the watercolour medium.Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
- Classic albums 1966–1973: The Beatles, Marvin Gaye, David Bowie and Pink FloydCourse start date: Mon 22 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Toby ManningExplore the making and meanings of four classic albums released 1966–1973 that reflect and define their era: The Beatles’ Revolver, Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On, David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust and Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £77.00
- Contemporary collage: summer school intensiveCourse start date: Mon 29 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Simon EnglishA short experimental course to explore and combine a variety of collage techniques using found images, drawing, painting and paper to create unexpectedly beautiful or powerful images. Suitable for beginners.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- What the poem wants: drafting and editing workshopCourse start date: Mon 29 Jul 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Christina DunhillWrite fast and edit fast in this poem-blitzing workshop. Learn to step back, look at your poem and think about the different directions it might take. Practise ruthlessness as well as care in the poem’s service.
- Illustrated Maps: summer school intensiveCourse start date: Mon 5 Aug 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lucia VintiLearn to create unique illustrated maps using a combination of analogue and digital techniques. We’ll create illustrations of local attractions, landmarks and people; learn how to create a cohesive colour palette; and combine text and image to create a balanced composition. You’ll end this intensive and fun course with an illustrated map that captures the character of your favourite place.Full fee £299.00 Senior fee £239.00 Concession £194.00
- Sketchup Pro: fast trackCourse start date: Mon 5 Aug 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Nicholas WilliamsonLearn to visualise and model interior spaces and 3D forms on this fast track course. Skills in this user friendly and affordable software is invaluable for Interior designers, Garden designers and Set designers who wish to improve their presentations. The software works on both PC or Mac.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
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