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. Audio production and mixing workshop

    Course Date: Sat 18 Aug 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An all-day workshop going through the stages involved in achieving a professional sounding mix. Ideal for those with some mixing experience who would like to identify existing weaknesses, improve their skills and learn new techniques. Tutor: Max La Villa.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  2. Writing the city

    Writing the city

    Course Date: Sat 18 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Cities are complex, rich and filled with possibilities for great fiction. Learn how to craft vibrant urban settings in this course that combines writing exercises with an exploration of cities in texts both old and new.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  3. EUrope as an idea

    Course Date: Sat 18 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    One talks of European cultures, values, civilization, even of a European project. But what is this ‘Europe’ – a chimera, delusion, political-historical trend, idea? Is the EU the basis for some future ‘Europa’?
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  4. The Hollywood detective film: from The Thin Man (1934) to Chinatown (1974)

    Course Date: Sat 18 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the distinctive style of the Hollywood detective film and its portrayal of the detective through a range of films from its heyday in the 1930s and 1940s to the new Hollywood of the 1970s.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  5. Online marketing: a short introduction

    Course Date: Sat 18 Aug 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A popular one-day course that provides an overview of some common techniques used to market businesses on the internet. Examine Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), web advertising and social media marketing among other topics.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  6. NLP (neuro-linguistic programming): building rapport with others

    Course Date: Sat 18 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    NLP rapport is the ability to relate to people in a way that creates trust and understanding. Rapport skills are invaluable if you want to communicate more effectively, influence people and build connections with colleagues, family, friends, potential partners and children.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  7. Screenwriting: an introduction

    Screenwriting: an introduction

    Course Date: Sun 19 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to write scripts but don't know how to start? This nuts and bolts workshop covers the basics of scriptwriting, designed to help you shape up your ideas and get your story going.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  8. Masters of cinema: Nicolas Roeg

    Course Date: Sun 19 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    English filmmaker Nicolas Roeg’s visual style is characterised by disjointed and disorientating editing. We'll explore his films Performance, Don't Look Now, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Bad Timing and Insignificance.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  9. Excel: analysing data

    Course Date: Sun 19 Aug 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop essential skills to tackle complex data sets and create conclusions and recommendations for non-data-minded stakeholders in your organisation. Focus on pivot tables, formatting and perfecting your commentary skills. Some familiarity with using Excel is required.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  10. LinkedIn: a detailed introduction

    Course Date: Sun 19 Aug 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    LinkedIn is the number one professional networking site, used for making connections based on professional relationships. Learn about the essential features and get started on building your network.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  11. Art and creative thinking workshop with Rod Judkins

    Course Date: Sun 19 Aug 2018 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Art is fundamentally about communicating ideas. If the idea is strong, the work of art is memorable. This exciting, one-day workshop, led by Rod Judkins (artist, tutor and author of ‘The art of creative thinking’ and ‘Ideas are your only currency’) will explore methods to create ideas and concepts and combine them with the process of making.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  12. History taster

    Course Date: Fri 7 Sep 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This taster session will introduce you to history and politics courses here at City Lit. Enjoy learning a bit about history and its relation to current political events.
    Full fee: £10.00
    Senior fee: £10.00
    Concession: £10.00

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