- The City of London: the Square MileCourse start date: Thu 26 Jan 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Paul SinclairExplore the City of London after the Great Fire of 1666. Discover how London recovered from one of the great disasters and became a centre of commerce and the heart of a great empire. We follow in the steps of some of its best known characters like Doctor Johnson and Samuel Pepys and some lesser known including William Lilley and Thomas Chatterton. This course follows HLW31 City of London: the Square Mile, but new students are very welcome.
London guide: Paul Sinclair
The first meeting place is Monument station, Fish Street Hill exit. The course follows on from the HLW31 The City of London; the square mile, but new students are welcome.
The meeting place for this walk is Monument station, Fish Street Hill exit.
London guide:Paul Sinclair.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £105.00
- London's smaller galleries: Leighton House
- City of words: further adventuresCourse start date: Thu 12 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Eleanor JacksonLondon luxuriates in literary references. We follow the footsteps of the authors, poets and playwrights, and some of their creations, as we walk a brand new neighbourhood each week, exploring the literary connections.
London guide: Eleanor Jackson. First meeting point at Green Park tube station, street level, Piccadilly South side.
London guide: Eleanor Jackson.
- Discovering South London walksCourse start date: Sat 14 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Diane BursteinAn exploration of the history of South London via 10 walking tours in the areas of Brixton, Lambeth, Waterloo, Bermondsey, Rotherhithe, Dulwich, Peckham, Blackheath, Eltham and Woolwich.
First meeting place for this course will be Waterloo under the clock at Waterloo main line station. First meeting place for this course will be Waterloo under the clock at Waterloo main line station.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
- London’s smaller galleries: Dulwich Picture GalleryFull fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
- Introduction to the V&AFull fee £239.00 Senior fee £191.00 Concession £155.00
- Introduction to the Wallace CollectionCourse start date: Fri 20 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Julie BarlowEach week, we'll explore a different aspect of the Wallace Collection looking at its fine and decorative art objects, including paintings, furniture, porcelain and even arms and armour. #wallacecollection #arthistory.
- Sketching at the museum: Imperial WarCourse start date: Thu 26 Jan 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Heidi WigmoreWork from a fascinating range of artefacts and objects in the Imperial War Museum while developing your drawing skills. Explore the challenges and pleasures of sketchbook drawing methods using a variety of drawing materials under expert guidance from the tutor.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
- Introducing plantsCourse start date: Sat 28 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Letta JonesWe will explore the theme 'All life depends on plants' looking at examples of food, medicine, ornamental and economic plants with everyday named examples of why plants matter.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £38.00
- National GalleryCourse start date: Mon 23 Jan 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Leslie PrimoDiscuss a differently themed group of paintings each week in front of the pictures. An opportunity to understand our national collection in greater depth.
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