The animal kingdom

Encounter arthropods and arachnids, London's bird communities, jungle creatures, deep water survivors and more. You can also find out more about what is being done to conserve and protect them.
  1. Evolutionary origins of the great apes

    Evolutionary origins of the great apes

    Course Date: Sat 16 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Today's apes are few in number but, millions of years ago, apes ruled the primate world. Discover why they were so successful and why they disappeared. Explore key topics in their evolution and find out about great apes around the world today. .
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  2. An introduction to ornithology with birdwatching

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the life of birds and learn about bird evolution, tips for identification and key behaviours before having a chance to put your skills into practice on two field trips in London (St James' Park and Hampstead Heath).

    Three sessions at City Lit and two off-site. All 14.00-16.00.



    Brenna Boyle (B.Sc Hons Dunelm, M.Sc DIC) is a zoologist, wildlife guide and environmental teacher. She runs Wild Capital; London's wildlife discovery service and also works for two urban environmental education charities.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £44.00

  3. Practising birdwatching in winter

    Course Date: Wed 17 Oct 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enjoy fresh air and autumn scenery on this relaxed course spotting and identifying London’s birdlife. Learn about avian natural history and improve your wildlife watching skills. First session at City Lit followed by three guided fieldtrips in different London locations.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £35.00

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