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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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- 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
- 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- TV presenting for beginners (intensive)Course start date: Sat 2 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gary GrantHave you ever thought you could cut it as a TV presenter, but been unsure where to start? Discover your TV presenting potential. Learn how to present to camera, read autocue, memorise a piece to camera, interview and talk to time. All this in one weekend!
- Radio and podcast presenting: advanced (intensive)Course start date: Sat 23 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David SpencerThis is a new opportunity to take your love of radio presenting to the next level. The course supports you with a tutor-editor to craft a pre-recorded radio programme or extended feature on a subject of your choice, mixing interview clips, music and sound effects into your own production. This weekend workshop will be delivered in the media studio.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £97.00
- Craft focus: how to edit your novelCourse start date: Sat 18 May 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sarah LeipcigerOnce your story is on the page, the editing process begins. Where do you start and what skills do you need? This course guides learners through the editing of a story or manuscript, exploring approaches to making line edits, improving narrative structure and more.
- Printmaking weekend: Collagraph techniquesCourse start date: Sat 1 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosey PrinceMake and print a collagraph exploiting texture and colour using readily available and simple materials with a low environmental impact. The handmade matrix is deceptively simple to construct, the printed results often richer and more detailed than expected when run through the press. All welcome.Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £129.00
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