- Printmaking weekend: handmade printsCourse start date: Sat 4 Feb 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 22 Jan 2023 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Lou KuenzlerWould 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; a starter course to develop both your ideas and your technique.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Craft focus: voice in fictionCourse start date: Sun 19 Feb 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Tasha KavanaghAll fiction must speak to us as readers. It must communicate atmosphere and plot, character and layers of meaning with a unique 'voice'. In this one-day course learn what 'voice' really means in fiction and how to develop this complex identity for your story.
- Portrait painting: two session poseCourse start date: Sat 4 Mar 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Amanda BrackenDevelop a portrait from life: a structured course to build skills towards making a convincing portrait where the model keeps the same pose over 2 sessions to enable a sustained piece of work.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
- TV presenting for beginners (intensive)Course start date: Sat 4 Mar 2023 (and 1 other date)
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!
- Come and sing: Guys and DollsCourse start date: Sat 1 Apr 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Siobhan Blake, Richard Hartley WilsonGuys and Dolls - the iconic musical from 1950 and the1955 film starring Marlon Brando and Frank Sinatra contains some of the most memorable repertoire from the 20th century musical theatre catalogue. Come and explore the highlights in several variations (solos, duets and ensemble numbers) at our friendly weekend workshop. "Fugue for Tinhorns", "I'll know", "A Bushel and a Peck", "Adelaide's Lament", "If I were a Bell", "Luck be a Lady" and " Sit Down you're Rocking the Boat"are just some of the classic songs covered. Please contact email@example.com if you would like to sing solo.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £69.00
- Landscape painting weekendCourse start date: Sat 1 Apr 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Diane MartinHave you always wanted to draw landscapes in a sketchbook?
On this course, you’ll learn basic techniques for landscape studies, in two different locations near to the City Lit.
- Collagraph printmaking for beginnersCourse start date: Sat 29 Apr 2023
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 £169.00 Senior fee £135.00 Concession £110.00
- Craft focus: how to edit your novelCourse start date: Sat 20 May 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: 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.
- Plot your children's novel in two daysCourse start date: Sat 3 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sophie McKenzieYou’re a writer with some experience and a great idea for a children’s novel, but plotting is the thing that lets you down. Spend two days in this interactive workshop, learning about structure and developing your idea into a compelling plot.
- Printmaking and mixed-mediaCourse start date: Sat 22 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rolina Elsje BlokThis course introduces you to new ways of 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 £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £181.00
- Adobe Premier Pro tips and tricksCourse start date: Sat 29 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lily MarkiewiczThis course offers valuable insider tricks, best practice ideas and general tips on how to improve your editing and efficiency. Previous experience with PRE CC is essential.
- Flush setting for jewellery makersCourse start date: Sat 29 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Louise Seijen Ten HoornFor intermediate jewellers. Learn how to set round brilliant cut/faceted stones in sheet metal and rings using the traditional flush setting technique. You will practice in copper, before moving on to work in silver. There will also be a chance to make your own flush setting tool.
- Acting for radio and podcast dramas: advanced workshopCourse start date: Sat 25 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David GoodersonFine-tune your audio skills by performing in a BBC radio drama on this weekend workshop in the media studio. For those with lots of previous experience, either through courses or industry.
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