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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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- London’s smaller galleries: Dulwich Picture GalleryFull fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
- The City of London: the Square MileCourse start date: Wed 25 Oct 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Paul SinclairExplore the City’s development from Roman and medieval times through to the Tudors and Stuarts.
This course will comprise of 8 walks starting with Roman London. First meeting place at Monument station on the Monument side.Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £143.00 Concession £116.00
- London's smaller art collectionsCourse start date: Tue 31 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Julie BarlowDiscover some of London’s fascinating smaller art collections and hidden art treasures on this gallery-based art history course.
- A stroll through British art: 1500-1850Course start date: Wed 6 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Elizabeth EyresOn this informal gallery-based course you will explore and discuss the history and characteristics of British art from the 16th century to the mid-19th century. The course will take place offsite at both the National Gallery and Tate Britain.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
- London's smaller art galleries: Leighton HouseCourse start date: Wed 20 Mar 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Julie BarlowA Palace of Art built for the Olympian Giant of the Victorian art world but also a place to live and work. This short course provides a fascinating exploration of Leighton’s world.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
- Village LondonCourse start date: Wed 24 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Paul SinclairLondon is made up of a series of villages, each with its own individual characteristics. Explore Shoreditch, Mayfair, Bermondsey, Notting Hill, Clerkenwell, Islington, Harrow on the Hill and Wapping,in 8 guided walks.
First meeting place:meet at Shoreditch High Street station.
- Islamic art in 25 objectsCourse start date: Wed 24 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Anita ChowdryDiscover important objects of Islamic Art dating across a more than a millennium in London galleries. We will study world-famous objects, discover lesser known gems, study their context and understand how they relate to one another and the wider world.Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
- London's smaller galleries: Apsley HouseCourse start date: Wed 12 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Julie BarlowExplore the home and art collection of Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington.
- Further village LondonCourse start date: Wed 19 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Paul Sinclair
A further five walks around London's former villages - Hampstead, Highgate, Fitzrovia and Soho.
Why did these areas grow up as villages and how did they become swallowed up by the city of London?
First meeting place: Hampstead, meet at Hampstead tube.
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