Weekend Courses

Looking for Saturday and Sunday classes to make the most of your weekend? Explore our huge range of courses, from one-off sessions to year-long programmes – finding the time should prove easier than deciding what to do. Use the filter on the left hand side to search by category, price and more to ensure you find a weekend course which is right for you.

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  1. An Introduction to the Chinese five elements: An Eastern approach to staying well

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This fascinating workshop is an introduction to the philosophy of Yin/Yang and the Chinese five elements. These concepts are fundamental within Chinese Medicine yet still provide a wisdom and insight that we can bring to our daily lives.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  2. Retirement for Beginners: Volunteering – A world of opportunity

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you are not sure how to find your ideal volunteering role, but want to pass on some of your hard-won skills, experience and knowledge, this course will give you some ideas and contacts for further exploration.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £39.00

  3. Piano taster

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fun introduction to the piano: learn the names of the notes and where they are, and how to play some simple tunes. Find out whether piano is for you!
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £19.00

  4. Learn to read music: taster

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Begin to read music, for instrumental playing and singing. Learn to name and recognise notes. An introduction for absolute beginners.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £19.00

  5. Flute and clarinet choir

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Open to intermediate/advanced flutes and clarinets to play a range of baroque, pop, jazz and world music in a group. Great for sight-reading and ensemble skills! Alto flute, piccolo, Eb and bass clarinets welcome.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £49.00
    Concession: £30.00

  6. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 8 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. Skills include establishing rapport, assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy, projecting an effective personal style, sensitive listening and communicating with care and conviction.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

  7. Learn to use: oil painting mediums

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the different effects that can be created when oil painting mediums are added to the paint. Learn to use a range of oil painting mediums to expand the possiblilities of oil painting, such as texture and glazes.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  8. City Lit Film forum

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 14 Dec 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An exciting, new, supportive and productive workshop environment where students can share work and get individual tutorial help, have peer support and engage in guided group discussions related to movie-making.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  9. Foundation in Drama (Extended Certificate Level 2)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to be an actor? This intensive and practical 1 day per week course, which you can build around other commitments, provides classes in the core disciplines of acting, voice and movement, working towards a Level 2 Extended Certificate in Performing Arts awarded by OCN London. Entry is by audition. For more information contact Drama on (020) 7492 2542 or email the Drama Department

    Course dates: Induction 11 Jan

    Term 1 18 Jan - 4 Apr Term 2/3 25 Apr - 1 Aug Exit tutorials 8 Aug.
    Full fee: £1,549.00
    Senior fee: £1,549.00
    Concession: £982.00

  10. German 2/3: get ready for term 2

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In this lively workshop, you will practise word order in context to get you ready for term 2. Suitable if you have studied German for a minimum of two years.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  11. Film taster

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore some of the themes you can expect to encounter on City Lit film classes. This taster of forthcoming classes offers you the chance to decide which course to take while discussing the value and impact of film study.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £10.00

  12. A taste of philosophy

    A taste of philosophy

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you ever wondered what philosophy is? What do philosophers talk about? Can they tell you the meaning of life or is it just jargon and navel gazing? Come along and find out.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £10.00

  13. Literature taster

    Literature taster

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want to find out how to go about understanding a poem or how to do a close reading of a work of fiction? Come and find out what makes a literature class at City Lit so special.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £19.00
    Concession: £10.00

  14. BSL level 1

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jan 2020 (and 7 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you always wanted to learn British Sign Language and communicate with Deaf people? Develop the skills you need to gain the level 1 BSL qualification, accredited by Signature. The fees for BSL level 1 courses include a year's subscription to Signworld.



    You may wish to study BSL without the pressure of an exam, or just for fun. We can arrange for you to be taught without a formal final assessment and you will receive a certificate of attendance.
    Full fee: £669.00
    Senior fee: £557.00
    Concession: £490.00

  15. ITEC level 3 diploma in massage: fast-track

    ITEC level 3 diploma in massage: fast-track

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 11 Jan 2020 (and 6 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in massage therapy as a career? Learn the theory and practice of massage to a professional level. This is a fast track, low cost course taught by experienced industry professionals. If you’ve applied for this course and not heard back from us, please email us on health@citylit.ac.uk, or call us (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00) on 020 7492 2622.

    The course fee is £1449. If you’re unable to pay this upfront, you can choose to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan from Student Finance England (SFE) to help cover the course fee, repayable after the course ends. A deposit of £100 is also payable to secure your place (refundable after you complete the course). You can find more information about the Advanced Learner Loan www.citylit.ac.uk/advanced-learner-loans



    For more information, please call Health & Lifestyle on 020 7492 2622.
    Full fee: £1,449.00
    Senior fee: £1,449.00
    Concession: £1,449.00

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