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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 beginnings of Christian art and architecture: from antiquity to the Dark AgesCourse start date: Tue 27 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Richard PlantExplore the sources of early Christian images in depth. We'll consider the main developments, and the motivations behind their origins.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £77.00
- Writing for magazinesCourse start date: Wed 17 Jan 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Susan GrossmanGet inspired to write on this practical course for freelance journalists and bloggers. Learn to carry out research, interview people, pitch and publish stories, and build your presence on social media.
- British literature of the 1980s: the Granta generationCourse start date: Tue 30 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lewis WardWho were considered the ‘Best of Young British Novelists’ in 1983, and what became of them? What do their styles and topics reveal about the decade, looking back from 40 years on? Read extracts by all twenty writers plus novels by Pat Barker, Graham Swift and Julian Barnes.Full fee £149.00
- How to read a film: a beginners' guide to cinemaCourse start date: Tue 20 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Paul SuttonThis course will develop your critical appreciation of the cinema by teaching you how to read and understand film texts. We will look at the elements that underpin film form – narrative, mise en scène, cinematography, editing and sound – alongside its historical development. We will consider film style by exploring classical, post-classical and art cinema and we will examine influential critical modes of analysis, such as genre, authorship and spectatorship.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- BurlesqueCourse start date: Tue 28 May 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gwendoline LamourBurlesque is an empowering and expressive performance art. Learn the basics of burlesque movement and dance, in this glamorous and fun class exploring the posture, deportment, style and elegance of showgirl movement.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £77.00
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