One-day workshops, talks and lectures

Are you looking for something different to do at the weekend, evening or weekday? Explore our treasure trove of one-off workshops, taster sessions, talks and lectures.

Try something new, challenge yourself, refresh your existing skills or knowledge and join the City Lit community.

Located right in the heart of London, in Covent Garden, City Lit is central and convenient.

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  1. City Lit tasters: reiki

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Reiki means 'universal energy'. You will be attuned to channel this energy and learn how to treat yourself and others with this gentle system of healing, according to the tradition of Dr Usui.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  2. City Lit tasters: chakra balancing

    Course Date: Mon 29 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Balancing your mind, body and spirit creates a deeper sense of well-being in life. Experience simple techniques to balance your own energy centres for a more integrated, healthy and enjoyable lifestyle.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. Instagram: a short introduction

    Course Date: Tue 30 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get started with using Instagram, the visually based social media site. You will learn to share photos and connect with people for business and/or personal fun.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  4. Using Apple Mac OSX: short introduction

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn about Apple Mac computers: the desktop, layout and environment, how to open, save and close files, and navigate the operating system.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  5. Classics evening lecture

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join us for our new series of talks by leading classicists on a wide variety of topics. This month's topic is: Seeing the gods in Greece and Rome - by Caroline Vout, Cambridge University.
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £9.00
    Concession: £5.00

  6. Mindfulness and creativity workshop

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An opportunity to explore the beauty and simplicity of the ancient practice of mindfulness and how it can help to stimulate and enhance creativity. Through a variety of guided exercises including drawing from observation and the imagination, explore the dynamics of creative process, in terms of accessing creativity and working through common obstacles.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  7. London print archive visits: Tate Britain AM

    Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    VS104 London print archive visits: Tate AM

    11.15-13.00.
    Full fee: £18.00
    Senior fee: £18.00
    Concession: £18.00

  8. London print archive visits: Tate Britain PM

    Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    VS104 London print archive visits: Tate PM

    13:45-15:30.
    Full fee: £18.00
    Senior fee: £18.00
    Concession: £18.00

  9. New Spain: A tasting of the best of new wave Spanish wines, both red and white

    Course Date: Fri 3 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From traditional Rioja to Galicia’s gorgeous aromatic whites, Cava and Catalunya’s new whites , Old Vine Garnacha in north east and Jumilla’s sun-kissed reds in the south Spanish wine is really having a moment – it’s never been better or better value.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £49.00

  10. Creature features: classic monster movies from the golden age of horror and science fiction cinema

    Creature features: classic monster movies from the golden age of horror and science fiction cinema

    Course Date: Sat 4 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    View and discuss classic creature features from the 1920s to the 1950s and explore their various presentations of the monster and the monstrous along with ways of thinking about the genre. It's alive!
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  11. Mrs. Dalloway's wanderings

    Mrs. Dalloway's wanderings

    Course Date: Sat 4 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In a close reading of Virginia Woolf's masterpiece Mrs. Dalloway, we will explore how the early Modernists used the vibrancy and decay of the city to expand their vision. Please read the text beforehand to get the most enjoyment out of the course.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  12. Joint mobilisation techniques for the older adult: a CPD workshop

    Course Date: Sat 4 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to develop and expand your bodywork skills? On this one-day course you will learn techniques that are safe and effective when working with frailer older adults or with those who are less mobile. You’ll discover how to promote joint mobility, flexibility and ease of movement and include simple stretches that increase muscular relaxation and blood circulation.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  13. Creative thinking: a lateral approach

    Course Date: Sat 4 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to develop creative and novel solutions to problems and and a more lateral approach to thinking. Explore a range of techniques in a highly participatory workshop including games and group exercises.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  14. LinkedIn: a detailed introduction

    Course Date: Sat 4 May 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this longer, in-depth course, take a look at the crucial features to get started on building your network with LinkedIn.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £40.00

  15. Promoting your music online

    Course Date: Sat 4 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore ways to attract the right audience to your music. Learn how to upload your songs to digital music services like iTunes, and how to promote and share your work using social networks, blogs, mailing lists, music videos and more.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £59.00

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