Centre for Learning Disability Education

Centre for Learning Disability Education - Courses in London

Our Centre for Learning Disability Education offers a creative arts-focussed portfolio of courses for adults with learning disabilities.

Choosing your course

Our courses take place at our main site on Keeley Street, conveniently located in the heart of Covent Garden, and are designed to enable you to explore and nurture your talents. Centred around the creative arts and self-advocacy, we provide a range of subjects including visual arts, dance, drama, music, leadership and public speaking. All of our courses will enable you to develop your communication skills, choice making and independence.

Expert tutors

Students travel from all over London to experience our unique, creative approach to education. Our classes are taught by our friendly, specialist tutors who will work to get to know you and understand your strengths. This bond will contribute greatly to your experience at City Lit as it means that we understand your goals and can work closely with you in order to achieve them.

Working in partnership

Many City Lit students have benefited from our various partnerships. This includes our Percussion Orchestra, a music project in collaboration with the Royal Academy of Music. Our work with Books Beyond Word has also allowed our students to explore wellbeing, relationships and employment through visual stories.

Find a course

Browse our range of courses on offer at our Centre for Learning Disabilities Education below to discover your perfect match. We look forward to welcoming you to the City Lit community soon!

See here for an easy read guide to all our classes.

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  1. Performance Art (for people with learning difficulties)
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Mon 1 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Your body and everyday objects can be sculptures - perform in front of an audience, you could make a video too.



    Find out about famous performance artists for inspiration.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
  2. Soundscapes 2 (for people with learning difficulties)
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Tue 2 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Compose music with computers. Make music with keyboards and synthesizers. Upload your music to Soundcloud.



    Present your work in performance.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
  3. Dance (for people with learning difficulties)
    Last Few Places
    Course start date:  Fri 24 Sep 2021

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Learn dance and movement skills. Create new dance moves and physical theatre pieces. Produce a dance piece for performance. Present your dance skills to an audience. This year the Dance group will be undertaking a 10 week residency with the Royal Ballet based at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00

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