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  1. Art and society in the early modern Netherlands
    Course start date:  Thu 6 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Thomas Balfe
    This course focuses on Flemish and Dutch (Netherlandish) art of the late sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The course will examine well-known artists such as Peter Paul Rubens, Anthony van Dyck, Rembrandt and Vermeer, as well as the role of artworks and visual images in the formation of religious, class, gender and national identities, in early science, and in cultures of collecting.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00
  2. Representing nature in early modern Europe
    Course start date:  Fri 7 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Thomas Balfe
    Explore the links between the visual image and ideas of nature in early modernity (c.1500-1750). At this time, tools like the microscope were visualising nature in new ways, changes were afoot in how humans related to animals, and the environments of Asia and the Americas were becoming more familiar to Europeans. We will focus on how artists and skilled artisans engaged with these subjects.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £77.00
  3. Directing theatre: improvers
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 11 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Simon Bowen
    Broaden your skills and explore your director's voice in greater depth. Work on various modern and classical pieces, and select your own material.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £129.00
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  4. Picture framing and mounting for beginners
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 12 May 2024 (and 10 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Esther Heyhoe
    Learn 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
  5. Alexander Technique: introduction
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Thu 13 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kamal Thapen
    Discover how to return your body to its natural state of balance and poise in this beginner's guide to the Alexander Technique. Learn how to relieve stress by becoming mindful of muscular and mental tension.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £109.00
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  6. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Jun 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Jonny Black
    Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. Skills include establishing rapport, assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy, projecting an effective personal style, sensitive listening and communicating with care and conviction. This course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
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  7. Screen acting: auditioning and self-taping for TV and film
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 17 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gary Grant
    Expert advice and guidance on how to prepare for auditions. This practical course covering techniques and tips on how to prepare for auditions with opportunity to practice in putting those into action.
    Full fee £269.00 Senior fee £269.00
  8. Final Cut Pro X and digital editing
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 17 Jun 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lily Markiewicz
    Familiarise yourself in this practical course with the language of editing, its essential conventions and common techniques using Apple’s flagship professional editing program Final Cut.
    Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
  9. Introduction to graphic design
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 30 May 2024 (and 6 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Andrew McCarten
    Our 'Introduction' courses provide a perfect way-in to a creative field.



    Graphic Design is everywhere; in our books, magazines, and newspapers. Emblazoning packaging at the corner shop to the mall. On our screens- phones, TVs, computers and tablets. To say it’s important would be an understatement.







    Don’t just consume. Learn how to use image and type to communicate your messages, emotions and ideas. Beyond this, learn about the movements and styles which have shaped the field of Graphic Design over the years, and how to find your place there.
    Full fee £259.00 Senior fee £207.00 Concession £168.00
  10. Adobe Illustrator: stage 2
    Course start date:  Tue 18 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gita Hahn
    Learn advanced features of Adobe Illustrator and how to use the application more intuitively, accurately and creatively.This course is an ideal follow-on to 'Adobe Illustrator:stage 1' for those who have an interest in design and Illustration.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
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  11. SketchUp Pro: intermediate
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 20 Jun 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Nicholas Williamson
    This intensive course is designed for people who have either completed the SketchUp Pro for beginners course or have previous experience of the software. A great opportunity to review your skills and take them to a more advanced level. There will be the opportunity for you to consider your own projects during the course.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
  12. Philosophy and cinema encounters
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 21 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Daniel Weizman
    We explore the intersection of film and philosophy, engaging with the works of influential thinkers and film makers. Together, we discover how cinema opens new possibilities to examine enduring philosophical questions concerning the mind, reality, identity, and ideology.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00
  13. The Worlds of Contemporary Travel Literature
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 21 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rebecca Jones
    Explore new directions in contemporary travel literature, as authors from across the world take the genre beyond the colonial European gaze that once characterised it. We examine themes such as diaspora, postcolonialism, language and ethics, looking at classic texts by Caryl Phillips, Pico Iyer and Jamaica Kincaid, and recent works by Emmanuel Iduma, Noo Saro-Wiwa, and Raja Shehadeh.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £64.00
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