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  1. Emergency First Aid at Work: Qualsafe Level 3 Award (RQF)
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 27 Jul 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Steven Faerber
    Do you know what to do if there is an accident at work or someone complains of chest pains? Gain a qualification in emergency first aid and acquire the knowledge and confidence to help someone until the emergency services arrive. Please bring photographic ID.







    Please note: This course is excluded from our usual refund and transfer policy. Please ensure you read the course outline fully to ensure the course is right for you. Transfers are not possible once the course has started.







    Cancellations must be made in writing 21 days before the start of the course to be eligible for a refund and a 20% admin charge will be deducted from the refund amount.
    Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £109.00 Concession £109.00
  2. Reflexology: taster workshop
    Course start date:  Tue 10 Sep 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Wellbeing Centre

    Tutors:  Janet Whitehead
    Experience the relaxing benefits of hand and foot reflexology and learn how to relieve stress using basic reflexology techniques.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £59.00 Concession £59.00
  3. Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
    Rating:
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  4. Film studies taster
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 14 Sep 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Paul Sutton
    Learn how to evaluate and discuss films while enjoying a working example of a City Lit Film Studies class. In this class we will view and explore clips from a number of films, including popular remakes, enabling us to consider and compare themes and techniques from differing filmmaking countries. There will be a chance to review – in brief – film courses at City Lit (September - December 2024).



    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
  5. On reflection: how art history helps us see
    Course start date:  Mon 7 Oct 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Sarah Jaffray
    Why study art history? This workshop introduces students to some of the methods used by art historians when interpreting art. Working through these methods we will reflect on how our individual perceptions might block or, perhaps, open us up to new ways of seeing. This session is part of the 2024 Mental Wealth Festival hosted by City Lit and partners.
    Full fee £5.00 Senior fee £5.00 Concession £5.00
  6. Christmas crooning
    Course start date:  Mon 9 Dec 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Richard Hartley Wilson
    Don your sparkly jumpers and get into the Christmas spirit as you sing along to some Christmas classics!
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
    Rating:
    100% of 100
  7. Pioneering women at the National Portrait Gallery
    Course start date:  Mon 27 Jan 2025 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Julie Barlow
    Meet some of history's most inspiring women, not only well-known pioneers but also women over the past five hundred years whose stories have been forgotten. Discover and celebrate their achievements.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £31.00 Concession £25.00
    Rating:
    93% of 100
  8. Great composers: Palestrina
    Course start date:  Mon 7 Apr 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Edward Breen
    Known as one of the three towering composers of the renaissance (alongside Lassus & Byrd), explore the life and works of this most famous polyphonist.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00
  9. A day at the V&A: an introduction to the collections
    Course start date:  Mon 19 May 2025

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Elizabeth Eyres
    Spend a fascinating day at the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum exploring a range of galleries. We shall be looking at the decorative arts, paintings, sculpture and design from across the world and across the centuries in this remarkable museum.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £45.00
  10. A sense of place: Constable’s Hampstead
    Course start date:  Mon 9 Jun 2025

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Marilyn Greene
    Explore Georgian and Regency Hampstead walking in the footsteps of John Constable and seeing places he painted and quotes about his thoughts and feelings on Hampstead and his art.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £19.00
  11. Constable and the British landscape tradition
    Course start date:  Mon 16 Jun 2025

    Location on this date:  Off Site

    Tutors:  Marilyn Greene
    Discover the development of the British Landscape tradition from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Victoria and Albert Museum has the largest collection of John Constable sketches in the world, and we will discuss the works on display in detail and compare with works by J.W.M Turner and other artists on display.
    Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £23.00 Concession £19.00
  12. Van Eyck and the Pre-Raphaelites
    Course start date:  Wed 25 Jun 2025

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Emma Rose Barber
    Explore the work of Van Eyck in relation to Holman Hunt and the Pre-Raphaelites more generally; consider how this 15th century painter influenced artists some 300 years later.
    Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £12.00
  13. Classical music: an introduction
    Course start date:  Mon 22 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Pauline Greene
    Are you interested in finding out more about classical music but not sure where to start? This taster course will introduce you to the history of music through a careful choice of works.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00
    Rating:
    80% of 100
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