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. Writing for magazines

    Writing for magazines

    Course Date: Wed 25 Sep 2019 (and 5 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

  2. Introduction to BSL

    Introduction to BSL

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 28 Sep 2019 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in learning British Sign Language? Learn some basic vocabulary and grammar, and decide if you want to progress to the level 1 qualification.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £135.00

  3. Drawing 1

    Drawing 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019 (and 15 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

  4. Excel 2016: advanced

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 22 Oct 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn advanced features: sorting, filtering, linking, formulae, pivot tables and macros to create and work with complex spreadsheets. This course follows on from 'Excel: essentials' or is suitable for students with equivalent knowledge and experience.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £121.00

  5. Tap dance: beginners

    Course Date: Fri 1 Nov 2019 (and 12 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.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  6. Painting and the creative imagination

    Painting and the creative imagination

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 10 Nov 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the role of the imagination in painting and drawing. Develop a toolkit of methods for stimulating, sustaining and enriching your imaginative engagement through a series of guided practical painting and drawing exercises.
    Full fee: £299.00
    Senior fee: £299.00
    Concession: £299.00

  7. Bollywood: general level

    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A vibrant, elegant and high energy combination of fitness, technique and choreography provides you with a solid foundation and knowledge of Bollywood dance. No previous experience necessary.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  8. Mosaics introductory

    Mosaics introductory

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 18 Jan 2020 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your creative skills in this classic art form, adhering your materials to a temporary surface before applying the completed section to a flat base or casting it into concrete. Please bring ideas, basic materials provided. All levels welcome.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £213.00

  9. Choir at lunchtime

    Choir at lunchtime

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 8 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

  10. Choral singing for pleasure

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Whether you’re a beginner or have some experience, this fun choral class will give you something to look forward to on a Monday. We sing many genres from musical theatre to pop plus more traditional pieces. This course is very popular, so booking early is essential. Break week: 25 May (Bank holiday).
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £80.00

  11. Classical ballet: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 11 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. Break week 25 May (Bank holiday).
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £85.00

  12. Acting: beginners

    Course Date: Mon 20 Apr 2020 (and 12 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

  13. Gentle movement for healthy living

    Course Date: Wed 22 Apr 2020 (and 4 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 you level of fitness.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £61.00

  14. Introduction to lipreading

    Introduction to lipreading

    Course Date: Tue 28 Apr 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find out about the skills involved in lipreading and build your confidence in understanding conversations. Suitable if you have little or no experience of lipreading.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £79.00

  15. Italian beginners: module 1

    Italian beginners: module 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 2 Jun 2020 (and 12 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn to speak Italian on this communicative course for beginners, with the emphasis on the practical use of Italian and the development of your speaking and listening skills. Based on Nuovo Espresso 1 (Alma Edizioni, Italian version). Once you've completed this course you can continue your studies with 'Italian 1: module 2.' in September.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £115.00

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