Our top-rated courses

Whether you are looking to learn a new skill, pick up a hobby or progress in your career then City Lit is the perfect place to start. Try one of our top rated courses as chosen by our students.
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  1. Excel 2016: advanced

    Course Date: Thu 5 Mar 2020 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn advanced features of Excel 2016: linking, advanced sorting, filtering, formulae associated with logical, statistical, financial and mathematical operations, scenarios, data validation and audit spreadsheet, pivot tables and macros to create and work with complex spreadsheets. This course follows on from 'Excel: essentials' or Excel 2016 for the workplace, or it is suitable for students with equivalent knowledge and experience.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  2. Introduction to Python

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 18 Mar 2020 (and 17 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to learn more about how computers work or what computer programmers do? Get started in computer programming using the popular and easy-to-use computer programming language Python.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £229.00
    Concession: £229.00

  3. Orchestra workshop

    Course Date: Tue 31 Mar 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fun, intensive workshop for players of orchestral instruments of Grade 6 level upwards, with good music reading skills. To apply, please click the 'Start your interview' button, or contact the Music Department directly.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £40.00

  4. Ways into creative writing

    Ways into creative writing

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 9 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Want to have a go at creative writing in a supportive environment? Join one of these introductory courses. Guided exercises will give you the tools to explore language creatively and find your own writing voice.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £84.00

  5. Ways into poetry

    Ways into poetry

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: International House
    Relatively new to writing poetry? This inspiring course offers an opportunity to experiment with language and a variety of poetic devices alongside fellow emerging poets. Discover the key elements of a poem in a friendly and interactive class.
    Full fee: £209.00
    Senior fee: £209.00
    Concession: £84.00

  6. Gentle movement for healthy living

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to live a healthier life and you are not sure where to start? You will learn and practise a variety of exercises to improve your fitness, flexibility, balance and general health. This course is fun and inclusive, whatever your level of fitness.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  7. Choir at lunchtime

    Choir at lunchtime

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Come and spend your lunchtime singing. It's good for the mind, body and spirit. Sing music from across all genres, have fun and leave with a spring in your step. There's no better pick-me-up at lunchtime! Break week: 25 May (Bank holiday).
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £50.00

  8. Acting: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the fundamentals of acting on this practical course designed for people with little or no experience. Increase your confidence and discover your potential in a safe and exciting environment. Break week 25 May (Bank holiday).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  9. Tap dance: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you are new to tap then this is the place to start. Come and find your dancing feet. Suitable for students of all ages with good general fitness. Tap shoes are essential. Break week 25 May (Bank holiday).
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  10. Yoga: beginners

    Yoga: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are you new to yoga? This beginner's class offers a chance to improve your body and breath awareness, posture, strength and flexibility, and practise relaxation techniques to help you release tension.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  11. Classical ballet: beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for the complete beginner or for those wanting to go back to basics. Develop knowledge and skill in this enjoyable Ballet class which provides a fun and satisfying way to improve alignment, muscle tone, flexibility and coordination. The classes will also help to improve any other dance styles you might be practising.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  12. Dance 60+

    Course Date: Tue 21 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join our weekly dance and movement classes to improve mobility, posture, balance and coordination. Our aim is to inspire older men and women to get creative with dance and movement.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £79.00

  13. Writing for magazines

    Writing for magazines

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get inspired to write on this practical course for freelance journalists and bloggers. Learn to carry out research, interview people, pitch and publish stories, and build your presence on social media.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £52.00

  14. Drawing 1

    Drawing 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the creative possibilities of drawing, gain confidence and broaden your expectations and understanding. Learn and develop key drawing concepts: function of line, tone, texture, form, composition and mark making through a carefully structured approach.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £213.00

  15. Counselling: an introduction

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020 (and 13 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enhance your personal skills, learn more about yourself and take your first step in counselling training on this primarily experiential course, underpinned by the 3 main theoretical approaches in counselling.

    This course is exempt from our usual refund and transfer policy, therefore if you change your mind and would like a refund you must request this at least 3 week before the course is due to start. We charge an admin fee of 20% (minimum £10) per refund processed. We will not give you a refund for this course if we receive your request less than 3 weeks before the course starts or once the course has started.
    Full fee: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

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