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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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- Writing for magazinesCourse start date: Mon 18 Sep 2023 (and 6 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.
- The mirror of nature: art and culture in the 17th centuryCourse start date: Wed 18 Oct 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Leslie PrimoThe 17th century produced some of the greatest artists of all time: Rubens, Rembrandt, Velazquez and Bernini to name but a few. Explore the work of these key artists and understand the history, styles and ideas that shaped the century.Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00
- Communicate with confidence through voice and body languageCourse start date: Sat 23 Sep 2023 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jonny BlackDiscover how to enhance your vocal impact and physical presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. Skills on this intensive Saturday course include communicating with confidence, establishing rapport, learning assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy and projecting an effective personal style.
- Life drawing after workCourse start date: Wed 10 Apr 2024 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rebecca AllenA fun, relaxed and shorter life drawing class better suited for people coming straight from work. You will be able to work from a variety of life models, in a range of materials and with a variety of poses. You will be working from the unclothed model, both male and female.
- Creative non-fiction: intensiveCourse start date: Wed 25 Oct 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Claire CollisonThis shorter version of our introductory creative non-writing course explores the core elements of creative non-fiction across genres such as travel writing, the personal essay and life writing.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £70.00
- Introduction to music productionCourse start date: Wed 28 Feb 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Max La VillaCome and learn the basics of recording and editing so that you can turn your musical ideas into completed songs you can share!Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £104.00
- Podcasting: introductionCourse start date: Wed 26 Jun 2024 (and 7 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.
- Presenting on the spotCourse start date: Mon 30 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Stephanie LunnLearn key vocal techniques and public speaking strategies that will support you when you need to give a memorable impromptu presentation or speech with gravitas and confidence. This course will be delivered in the college.
- Ways into creative writing: intensiveCourse start date: Wed 20 Sep 2023 (and 10 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Claire CollisonNot sure whether creative writing is for you? Give it a try on one of these fun and supportive short courses covering the basics of fiction and poetry. Increase your confidence and produce work through guided exercises and discussion.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Ways into creative writing: a gentle paceCourse start date: Wed 7 Feb 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Claire CollisonAre you brand new to creative writing? Do you want to build your confidence in a supportive environment alongside other beginners? This gentle short-course guides students taking their first steps on the path to becoming a creative writer.
- German beginners intensive: module 1Course start date: Tue 31 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anna RiolandMake the most before the festive season and get a head start in German for the new year in this intensive course for complete beginners.Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £84.00
- Biography writingCourse start date: Wed 1 Nov 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Robert FraserWhat makes a great biography? This introductory course, led by a professional biographer, covers the key techniques used in this exciting genre.
- Introduction to journalismCourse start date: Wed 17 Apr 2024 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Allis MossOn this course students will explore the basic skills a freelance journalist needs to write and sell news and features to newspapers and magazines. From developing ideas and identifying outlets to interview skills and approaching editors.
- Chinese beginners: a short introductionCourse start date: Wed 8 Nov 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ting PoonLearn to speak Chinese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills. Suitable for complete beginners.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
- Podcasting: improversCourse start date: Wed 8 Nov 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sheila KnowlesA short course designed to help you make your existing idea publication ready or improve the production values of your already published podcast.Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
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