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  1. Polish beginners: holiday kit
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 19 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Barbara Wojtczak
    Make the most of your holidays in a Poland with this short, intensive course. Learn all the language you need to communicate in the most common holiday situations and have a friendly chat with the locals!



    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
  2. Aubrey Beardsley and the art of queer decadence
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 19 Jun 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Sarah Jaffray
    Discover the subversive and wildly successful art of illustrator Aubrey Beardsley. Explore his illustrations and how his depictions of gender challenged the status quo of late Victorian Britain.



    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 £7.00
  3. French taster
    Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 1 Jul 2024 (and 10 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Valerie Jézéquel
    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.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £19.00 Concession £19.00
  4. Using hashtags effectively
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 7 Aug 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Amber Raney-Kincade
    Hashtags are used on social media across many platforms, including Instagram, TikTok and Threads. This class is devoted to understanding hashtags and how to use them properly and effectively on social platforms. What is a hashtag, how do you create and track one, and how do you pick the right hashtag for your social media content.
    Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £32.00
    Rating:
    92% of 100
  5. Creative non-fiction: a taster
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 11 Sep 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Julie Garton
    Have you had experiences that will move, delight or entertain readers? This taster session in creative-non fiction explores approaches to capturing your most poignant moments and crafting them into inspiring pieces of literature.



    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:
    95% of 100
  6. Lunchtime lecture: Vanessa and Clive Bell - significant forms
    Course start date:  Wed 18 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Sarah Jaffray
    Explore the art and ideas of Vanessa and Clive Bell, central figures in the Bloomsbury group. We’ll look at the Bells’ art and art theory to better understand the development of modern art in England at the start of the 20th century.



    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 £7.00
  7. Gothic language: a taster
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 9 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Stephen Pollington
    Discover the ancient language spoken by the Goths, an ancient Germanic population from Scandinavia who settled in North-Eastern and Eastern Europe.



    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
  8. Lunchtime lecture: Cezanne - from aspiring Impressionist to Post-Impressionist revolutionary
    Course start date:  Wed 23 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Julia Musgrave
    Explore the development of Cezanne revolutionary approach to painting, his techniques and motifs and some of the many artists whose work he influenced.



    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 £7.00
  9. Lunchtime lecture: Vincent van Gogh - London, Paris, and Japan
    Course start date:  Wed 20 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Julia Musgrave
    Follow Vincent van Gogh from London to Paris in the late 19th century and discover the artistic influences and friendships that informed his art.



    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 £7.00
  10. Spanish Quiz/game night: level A1-A2
    Evening
    Course start date:  Wed 11 Dec 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Adriana Itriago Gavidia
    Come and join us in this fun Spanish night! Do you like pub quizzes? Do you want to put into practice your knowledge of Spanish grammar, vocabulary, culture, and music while having fun in the process? Then you are in the right place!



    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
  11. Great works: Smetana's Ma Vlast
    Course start date:  Wed 9 Apr 2025

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Katy Hamilton
    Among the numerous operas, piano pieces, choral and chamber works composed by Bedrich Smetana, surely the best known is his depiction of the river Vltava from his cycle of symphonic poems, Má Vlast. This session explores the origins of Smetana’s six-movement cycle composed across several years, the stories that he conjures in such vivid orchestral colours, and its meaning for Czech national identity in the later nineteenth century.



    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
  12. Great works: Allegri's Miserere
    Course start date:  Wed 9 Apr 2025

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Edward Breen
    Explore the history of this most famous choral work and trace the story of the famous high C from the castrati of the 18th century to today’s professional early music vocal ensembles.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
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