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  1. National Gallery
    Course start date:  Fri 30 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Leslie Primo
    Get to know the National Gallery. Discuss a differently themed group of paintings each week in front of the pictures. An opportunity to understand our national collection in greater depth.
    Full fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
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  2. The City of London: the Square Mile
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Wed 5 Oct 2022 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Paul Sinclair
    Explore the City’s development from Roman and medieval times through to the Tudors and Stuarts.



    This course will comprise of 10 walks starting with Roman London. First meeting place at Monument station on the Monument side.
    Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £105.00
  3. Trees in winter
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 9 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Letta Jones
    Do you want to get to know some of the fabulous trees in Regent’s Park? These two guided Tree Walks in Regent’s Park are ideal for the tree enthusiast with an introduction to this absorbing activity.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
  4. Dawn Meditation and Yoga with Vaccasin
    Course start date:  Tue 11 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Join the community at Bethlem Royal Hospital for an early morning meditation and yoga session with Vaccasin. This session is part of the Mental Wealth Festival hosted by City Lit and partners.
    Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
  5. The Joy Ensemble with Matt Rawle
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Tue 11 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Join Matt Rawle – star of the West End stage - who will lead a fun, informal and relaxed workshop where attendees will be invited to explore their own voices and discover the joys and benefits of singing as a group. This session is part of the Mental Wealth Festival hosted by City Lit and partners.
    Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
  6. Words in the Woods with Ben Hicks
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Tue 11 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Woodlands are magical, mysterious and healing places. Ben will invite attendees to immerse themselves in nature and use the experience to explore the innate poetry of the beautiful woodland on the Bethlem Royal Hospital site. This session is part of the Mental Wealth Festival hosted by City Lit and partners.
    Full fee £0.00 Senior fee £0.00 Concession £0.00
  7. Sketching at the museum: National Gallery
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Thu 13 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Diane Martin
    Explore the pleasure and challenge of sketchbooks: learn and improve your drawing skills and ‘ways of seeing’ and understanding by working from some of the iconic paintings in the National Gallery.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
  8. Pioneers of Modern Art
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 16 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Marilyn Greene
    In the early 20th century Hampstead was home to some of the era's most pioneering artists. We will walk in the footsteps of the Slade School artists who socialised in Downshire Hill and the Modernists working in Belsize Park. Starts Hampstead Tube station, Ends Isokon Gallery, Lawn Road, near Belsize Park. The tutor can take people back to the Station. There is also an option to spend time in the Isokon gallery afterwards.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £19.00
  9. Sketching at the museum: Tate Britain
    Course start date:  Wed 19 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Mario Lautier Vella
    Explore the pleasure and challenge of sketchbooks: learn and improve your drawing skills and ‘ways of seeing’ and understanding by working from some of the iconic artworks at Tate Britain.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
  10. The Heights of Dickens
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 22 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Marilyn Greene
    Follow in Charles Dickens’ footsteps in a walk from Highgate to the hamlet of North End on the border with Hampstead and Hampstead Garden Suburb. We will follow some of Bill Sikes escape route after murdering Nancy in Oliver Twist, see houses that Dickens stayed in; learn about his friendship with philanthropist Baroness Angela Burdett-Coutts; peep into Highgate Cemetery and follow the Gordon rioters in Barnaby Rudge towards Lord Mansfield’s country estate at Kenwood (Caen Wood).



    We will pass the Spaniard’s Inn, featured in the Pickwick Papers and continue across Hampstead Heath towards North End and Hendon. We finish in North End where we view the 17th century farmhouse that Dickens lodged in.



    Please note this walk is over 3 hours long and involved some steep ups and downs.



    starts Highgate on Green opposite the Woodman pub (414 Archway Rd, London N6 5UA), ends Bull and Bush pub, North End Road, NW3 ( between Golders Green and Hampstead.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £31.00 Concession £25.00
  11. Sketching at the museum: Tate Modern
    Course start date:  Thu 3 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Ro Sylvester
    Exploring the pleasure and challenge of sketchbooks; learn and improve your drawing skills and 'ways of seeing' and understanding, working from an exciting range of paintings and artworks in Tate modern.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
  12. Friday lates: Islamic art at the British Museum
    Evening
    Course start date:  Fri 4 Nov 2022

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Anita Chowdry
    Take a Friday evening to explore the British Museum’s newly refurbished Islamic galleries and learn the stories behind one of the world’s great collections of Islamic art.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £12.00
  13. Reach for the sky: Trading and business in the City
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 6 Nov 2022

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Marilyn Greene
    The City of London, contained within the Roman walls that largely existed until the 17th century, developed its own commercial identity along its tight-knit medieval pattern of narrow streets and alleyways. Walking through its heart, we will discover the foundations for trade and business; admire the architecture of churches, livery halls and important financial institutions and learn how major events in the City’s history have affected trade. We will learn about the 1990s IRA bombings and attempts to destroy buildings relating to its financial infrastructure and see how business developments and skyscrapers, competing for space and reaching for the sky are changing the City’s sky-line.



    Tour starts outside Cafe Nero exit 2 St Paul’s Station and ends in Bishopsgate by St Ethelberga’s Church or next to the new 100 Bishopsgate.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
  14. Sketching at the museum: Wellcome Collection
    Course start date:  Wed 9 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Mario Lautier Vella
    Exploring the pleasure and challenge of sketchbooks; learn and improve your drawing skills and 'ways of seeing' and understanding, working from an fascinating range of objects and artifacts at The Wellcome Collection.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
  15. Sketching at the museum: V&A
    Course start date:  Thu 17 Nov 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Ro Sylvester
    Exploring the pleasure and challenge of sketchbooks; learn and improve your drawing skills and 'ways of seeing' and understanding, working from an fascinating range of objects and artifacts in The Victoria and Albert Museum.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00

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