- New Nature Writing in fiction and poetryCourse start date: Fri 3 Feb 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: David BarnesIn the last 15 years, a new type of nature writing emerged in the UK. It was personal, engaging, and examined the natural world and the environment in fresh and interesting ways. It promised to reconnect a younger generation with the world outside, and to raise awareness of ecological issues in an emotionally resonant way. Includes novels, poetry and memoir by Seamus Heaney, W.G. Sebald, Alice Oswald, Helen Macdonald. Elizabeth-Jane Burnett, Kathleen Jamie.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Geology and LondonCourse start date: Sun 5 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Charles ClarkeExplore how the geology below greater London has shaped its landscapes, infrastructure and built environment, making it such a fascinating and visually diverse city; look at stone types and their effects on the buildings around us.
- Lunchtime lecture: Winter Sun: Nancy Holt's land artCourse start date: Wed 8 Feb 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Sarah JaffrayJoin us for an introduction to the work of Nancy Holt, one of the foundational figures of the land art movement.
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 £8.00 Concession £7.00
- Introduction to botanyCourse start date: Sat 11 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Letta JonesMorning sessions at City Lit followed by a local botany walk in the afternoon: We will search out plants in all their diversity, looking at hedges, borders, grassland, path edges, avenues, rockery, informal and formal areas in the park. The course will be of interest to keen gardeners as well as anyone wanting to know more about everyday plants.
- An introduction to ornithology with birdwatchingCourse start date: Wed 22 Feb 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brenna BoyleImmerse yourself in the fascinating world of birds. This short course has a broad scope: from evolution and global diversity to bird behaviour and song. Learn identification techniques in the classroom, then try out your skills during three guided fieldtrips to London locations.
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