Arts, nature & the environment
Join us to explore some of the many connections between the Arts, nature and the environment, through our short online and in-person courses.
Our wide-ranging Culture and Humanities programme spans from the Ice Age to today, and across different cultures.
You can explore ‘Art and Environment in Ice Age Europe’, learn about animals in Renaissance Art, or think about environment and politics in indigenous art today. You can consider how Romantic poetry finds new resonance through ‘ecocritical’ readings, or study genre-busting literary non-fiction about the connections between walking and writing in urban, rural and desert landscapes.
You can also complement your studies with courses from our Science and Nature programme, including courses on botany, trees, geology, the Amazon, and the science of climate change.
Explore our exciting programme below!
- More botanyCourse start date: Sat 13 May 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Letta JonesThis course looks more closely at plants noticing changes in early summer how they are grouped and named. The course includes afternoon walks to Lincoln’s Inn Fields to observe the plants there.Full fee £109.00 Senior fee £87.00 Concession £71.00
- Trees in summerCourse start date: Sat 3 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Letta JonesThree tree identification walks in Regent’s Park looking at common trees while focussing on bark, twigs, leaves, outline, seeds and fruits aiming to give you the confidence to get to know trees better.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £58.00
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