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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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- 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
- Life drawing after workCourse start date: Mon 20 Nov 2023 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Eleanor BedlowA 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.
- Writing a memoirCourse start date: Thu 11 Jan 2024 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Julie GartonSome moments in our lives are so powerful they beg to be shared with the world. This six week course will help you plan and craft a memoir that will resonate and inspire.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £70.00
- Japanese beginners: module 1Course start date: Mon 25 Sep 2023 (and 9 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kiyomi UntenLearn to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills.Suitable for complete beginners.
- French beginners: module 1Course start date: Mon 25 Sep 2023 (and 12 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Daniel FernandezLearn French on this lively interactive course for beginners. The course will be taught in French, with an emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.
- Japanese beginners: module 2Course start date: Mon 15 Jan 2024 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Chikako NakagawaContinue learning to speak Japanese, with the emphasis on developing your listening and speaking skills,
Suitable if you have completed Japanese beginners intensive: module 1 or learn Japanese in a complete beginners course for a term.
- Silver Swans ballet class improversCourse start date: Wed 20 Sep 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Abigail BulfinThis improvers course will focus on expanding existing knowledge of ballet technique and vocabulary and is designed to enable you to learn and execute more varied and complex movement sequences. There is an emphasis on delivering ballet technique to facilitate healthy joints, flexibility, movement quality and core strength.
Silver Swans® classes have been specifically designed for the over-55s and the improvers course is suitable for older leaners with at least 1 year of foundation ballet or Silver Swans experience.
- Silver Swans ballet classCourse start date: Tue 19 Sep 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Abigail BulfinSilver Swans® classes have been specifically designed for the over-55s. If you are looking for a new way to keep fit and active, Swans ballet classes will put a spring in your step, whether you’ve never danced before or want to reboot your ballet skills. Classes focus on building the core technical principles and learning specially adapted repertoire from the popular ballets.
- Ways into creative writing: intensiveCourse start date: Tue 31 Oct 2023 (and 9 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetNot 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.
- T'ai Chi Chuan: beginnersCourse start date: Tue 19 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carla DraytonLearn the Yang-style Tai Chi form. This flowing movement sequence contains the basic movements of Tai Chi which will help you to develop and practice smooth movement, good alignment and improved balance. Develop good personal practice that will enable you to fully realise the benefits of this absorbing Taoist art.
- Actor's voice trainingCourse start date: Wed 17 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jonny BlackImprove the quality of your voice and standard of speech; relaxation and alignment; breath capacity/control; articulation, forward placement and vocal expression. This course is primarily aimed at actors in training and those wishing to maintain good vocal regime.Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £84.00
- Writing for magazinesCourse start date: Tue 31 Oct 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Yvonne SinghGet 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.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Ballet pointe: beginnersCourse start date: Wed 20 Sep 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Dilek TaptikThis short course offers you the opportunity to get introduced to pointe work at a pace that allows you to understand how to execute the basic exercises correctly. Working with correct alignment and safely are a focal point and to address any issues and concerns you may have. To get the most out of this course you should have attended regular ballet classes for at least 6 to 12 months.
- Silver Swans ballet barreCourse start date: Wed 20 Sep 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate ScottAdapted for older learners our Silver Swans® ballet barre classes have been specifically designed for the over-55s. Ballet barre practice improves posture, strength and flexibility, focusing on the placement of the body and co-ordination. This class is suitable for those looking for a new way to exercise in a fun, relaxed learning group.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £77.00
- Floor barre: general levelCourse start date: Wed 20 Sep 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Dilek TaptikFloor barre is a wonderful conditioning programme for everyone, regardless of age and ability. Work through all the important muscle groups while safely supporting the body on the floor. All levels welcome.
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