Courses - Online & in London

Thousands of online and in-person courses available to book online now!

Whether you want to try something new, revive your passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!

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

Please use the filters on this page to search by subject, location/delivery mode, time of day, price and more to ensure you find the perfect course for you.

If you can't decide which subject to study, why not try some of our short taster courses?

Filters

Items 1-15 of 19

Page
per page
  1. Welsh pronunciation workshop
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 22 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Jack Pulman-Slater
    Understand how to produce the sounds of Welsh with increased accuracy, confidence and intelligibility on this practical online course.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00
  2. Drawing and mindfulness: an introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 23 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Clare Barton-Harvey
    An introduction to drawing and mindfulness and how when practised together they can support greater confidence and creativity in drawing. Through a variety of guided exercises, explore how the two disciplines relate and how each can enrich the other. This course is suitable for beginners to drawing and/or mindfulness.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  3. French taster
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 27 Jun 2024 (and 11 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Stefano D’Egidio
    Get a flavour of French and its basic sentence structure. Learn some useful phrases and some pronunciation guidelines. A fascinating introduction for complete beginners and those who might like to take it further.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  4. Swedish beginners: grammar revision session
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 6 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Jack Pulman-Slater
    Revise beginner-level Swedish grammar on this supportive and informative online workshop.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £25.00
  5. Chinese: The meaning of characters
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 6 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Joyce Lee
    Come and explore the essence of Chinese characters and their profound significance in this enlightening workshop. Unlock the hidden meanings behind strokes and symbols, tracing the cultural, historical, and philosophical depths they hold.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £25.00
  6. Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
    Rating:
    94% of 100
  7. Picture book writing: a taster
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 Aug 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Andrew Weale
    Would you like to write a picture book text for young children? This taster 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.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £35.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  8. Film studies taster
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Sep 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Paul Sutton
    Learn 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 (September - December 2024).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
  9. Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  10. Literature taster
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Patricia Sweeney
    Do you want to explore how to go about understanding a poem? How to do a close reading of a work of fiction? Come and find out what makes a literature class at City Lit so special.







    The course also presents an overview of our literature offering for term one in fiction, poetry, drama and literary non-fiction (September- December 2024).
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  11. Poetry: a taster
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Sep 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Julie Irigaray
    This short, fun workshop is the perfect starting point for students who are writing for the first time or new to poetry. Join us for thought-provoking writing exercises and poetry theory for beginners.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
    Rating:
    90% of 100
  12. Pioneers of modern art
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 13 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Marilyn Greene
    Discover how in the first half of the 20th Century, Hampstead was home to or the social scene for pioneering artists and designers. We walk in the footsteps of both Slade School artists who studied together around the time of the First World War and the Modernists who thrived in Hampstead in the 1930s. We will also pass by the Isokon Flats near Belsize Park which housed some of the most famous Bauhaus designers for a few years.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £19.00
  13. Spanish 2/3: Un viaje por la Patagonia argentina
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 16 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Analía Tolone
    Discover the beauty of the outstanding of Argentinian Patagonia, the region defined by its dramatic landscapes, jagged peaks, pristine rivers and incredible wildlife. In this workshop we will explore the three main districts (The Lake District, Atlantic and Southern Patagonia) and their historic aspects. We will also touch in the Welsh culture heritage that can be found in small towns such as Trelew.







    This will be an informative workshop done in Spanish. You should have an elementary level of the language



    (at least an A2 leve, i.e at least Spanish 2 upper).



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £12.00
  14. Islamic art at the British Museum
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 17 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Anita Chowdry
    Take a Sunday afternoon 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 £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £19.00
Page
per page

Can't see a course you want?

Add this category to your waiting list to set up alerts and we will update you when new courses are released online.

Add me to waiting list