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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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If you can't decide which subject to study, why not try some of our short taster courses?
- Improve your speaking voiceCourse start date: Sat 7 Oct 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lloyd WyldeImprove the quality of your voice and standard of speech through relaxation, stance, breath capacity/control, articulation, forward placing and expression. This course will be delivered in the college.
- Introduction to watercolour paintingCourse start date: Mon 11 Sep 2023 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Chris HoughGain a grounding in the rich possibilities available when working with watercolour paint. Through a series of practical studies, you will investigate the potential of this versatile medium.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
- Podcasting: introductionCourse start date: Tue 12 Sep 2023 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sheila KnowlesDo you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a fully-fledged podcast which you will produce in this course.
- Picture framing and mounting for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 12 Sep 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Esther HeyhoeLearn picture framing and mounting skills for the home or workplace. Using professional framing tools and equipment you'll be taught all the skills you need to work in a busy studio or alternatively how to set up your own small scale practice from home.Full fee £309.00 Senior fee £247.00 Concession £201.00
- Watercolour painting: mixed media techniquesCourse start date: Thu 28 Sep 2023 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Paul DixonWatercolour has a rich tradition - this course will explore the more experimental ways of using this pleasurable medium and will present new possibilities for producing exciting new work with mixed media. Make inventive combinations of media to draw from your own found imagery, photographs and sketches.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- Learning to use your smartphone (Android)Course start date: Wed 18 Oct 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetDoes your smartphone confuse you? Are you unsure how to make the most of its many features? Understanding and navigating your way round a smartphone is now as important as being able to use a regular computer. This short course will help you understand your Android smartphone, troubleshoot problems and use some of the most popular apps. By the end of the course you will be confident you can use or find out how to use the key features of your phone.
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 here
- Drawing for beginnersCourse start date: Tue 12 Sep 2023 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mario Lautier VellaExplore traditional and less traditional methods of drawing simple objects. Using structured activities, we will introduce key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience; a great way to learn the basics or prepare for longer courses.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Painting for beginnersCourse start date: Mon 11 Sep 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullExperience the joy of painting. Through simple exercises you'll explore colour, painting techniques and the expressive qualities of painting using acrylic paints. The perfect way to start painting.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Introduction to BSLCourse start date: Tue 19 Sep 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carolina Delgado EspejoInterested in learning British Sign Language? Learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.
- The holistic voiceCourse start date: Sat 23 Sep 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate MontagueYour voice should be an extension of your character. This Saturday workshop offers accessible and empowering mind-body techniques to deepen your awareness and connection to your voice so that the message you give out is true to your intention.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00
- Drawing and mindfulnessCourse start date: Tue 26 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Clare Barton-HarveyExplore how mindfulness can enrich drawing and lead to new ways of relating to it. A practical drawing course from observation, and the imagination. This course offers a great introduction to mindful drawing or a way for you to further integrate mindfulness into your drawing.
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