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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 French Resistance during the Second World WarCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sebastien ArdouinBehind the post-war myth, what was the French Resistance? Who resisted against Nazi occupation and the collaborationist Vichy regime, and why? How did de Gaulle emerge as its leader and used it to strengthen his power?
- Alexander technique: workshopCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kamal ThapenDiscover how to return your body to its natural state of balance and poise in this beginner's guide to the Alexander Technique. Learn to become mindful of muscular and mental tension in this session.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £55.00
- Film studies tasterCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Paul SuttonLearn how to evaluate and discuss films while enjoying a working example of a City Lit Film Studies class. In this class we will view and explore clips from a number of films, including popular remakes, enabling us to consider and compare themes and techniques from differing filmmaking countries. There will be a chance to review – in brief – film courses at City Lit (January - March 2024).Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
- Introduction to PythonCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mohamad MarouniWant to learn more about how computers work or what computer programmers do? Get started in computer programming using the popular and easy-to-use computer programming language Python.
- Autobiography into fiction: getting startedCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Nick BarlayLearn how to turn real-life experiences into gripping fiction in this fun short course for fiction writing beginners and experienced writers. Develop your writing skills and explore techniques for transforming personal stories into strong narratives.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
- Advanced academic writing: year 3 undergraduate and beyondCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne WilsonExplore the building blocks and strategies for good academic writing at postgraduate level. Ideal for those studying or contemplating academic writing beyond undergraduate studies.Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
- Study day: Monet & ImpressionismFull fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- The Balkans: From Ottoman rule to the presentCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Martin JorgensenTo many, the Balkans seems to be either a violent and incomprehensible region or a bunch of cheap holiday destinations. Join us to look beyond simplifying narratives of deep ethnic hatred and tourist imaginaries and explore the national and regional dynamics in the context of the the overlapping European, Russian and Ottoman/Turkish influences.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
- 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
- Japanese through OrigamiCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rie Tsuruta-BarrattCome and learn origami, the Japanese art of folding paper into a sculpture without using glue or scissors.
Origami allows you to create your own piece of art anytime, anywhere even in a busy schedule. Ideal if you want to create personalised cards for Christmas.
This is a relaxing Satruday morning course, so time to be hands on! The instructions will be given in Japanese and English.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
- French 2: revision courseCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pierre PorcheronCome and join this lively short revision course on Saturdays, either to consolidate what you have just learnt or to revisit some of what you have learnt some time ago.Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £31.00 Concession £25.00
- Introduction to diamondsCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Judith Crowe, Derek JhinnooJoin this fascinating one day course for a valuable insight into the diamond trade, different types of diamonds on the market, and how to assess them. Learn about how the beautiful stones are mined, cut, graded and priced, as well as exploring common simulants. No previous experience necessary.
- Retirement for beginners: volunteering - a world of opportunityCourse start date: Sat 2 Dec 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jenny BardwellIf you are not sure how to find your ideal volunteering role, but want to pass on some of your hard-won skills, experience and knowledge, this course will give you some ideas and contacts for further exploration.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
- Quantum physics: an introductionCourse start date: Sun 3 Dec 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Radmila TopalovicLearn about the failure of classical mechanics (everyday laws of physics) to explain particle behaviour and the emergence of the quantum revolution. Consider interpretations of these unusual phenomena and the use of quantum physics in current technology.
- Meditation for pain relief and wellbeingCourse start date: Sun 3 Dec 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Sally PageWhether you experience long term physical or acute pain, unpleasant body symptoms or simply want to understand the pain better or improve your health and wellbeing, this course offers the possibilities available to you. It will also guide you to the direct experience of peace, a relaxed body and improved functioning as well as providing you with the know how to make the choice.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £89.00
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