Weird and wonderful City Lit

Weird and wonderful at City Lit brings you a collection of fabulous, fascinating and unusual courses that you may never have thought about studying.

From writing fairytales to chakra balancing and witchcraft to comic book art, embrace the unusual to find your niche or unlock a secret talent.

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  1. TSUBOKI Japanese face massage
    Course Date: Mon 12 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    TSUBOKI is Japanese Face Massage that is a wonderfully relaxing yet energising treatment suitable for men or women who want to feel good on the inside and look good on the outside. Rejuvenate your face and reduce wrinkles! Learn Tsuboki Japanese facial massage techniques to use on friends and family.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
  2. Writing fantasy stories
    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 21 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    In the quest to write fantasy fiction, the pen is indeed mightier than the sword. Whether you've spent the last eight years binge-watching Game of Thrones or favoured the Earthsea trilogy over revision text books in your teenage years, this fun short course offers the perfect introduction for those with a passion for writing fantasy stories.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £209.00 Concession £84.00
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  3. Belly dancing: beginners
    Course Date: Wed 21 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    If you want to have fun keeping fit then look no further. A belly dance class is a great workout and a wonderful way to learn a new skill. It is inspiring and empowering, improving posture, balance and self-esteem, and offers a glamorous way to get fit. This class can be enjoyed by all ages.

    We've changed some of our teaching arrangements in response to the coronavirus update. You'll get the same great learning experience with lots of support but with adjustments to keep us all safe for your visit to the studio.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £135.00
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  4. Swedish beginners: module 1
    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 22 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Learn basic Swedish in a fun and interactive way.

    Suitable for complete beginners.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £79.00
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  5. Ukulele: beginners
    Course Date: Thu 22 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Learn all of the basics of playing the ukulele in this live online course. You’ll learn complete songs from the first week. Different strumming patterns will be learnt and applied to various songs. By the end of term you should be able to accompany your own singing or play along to records.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £103.00
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  6. Jewellery: raising repousee and fold-forming
    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 23 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street

    Learn the traditional technique of repousse (pushed metal) and fold forming. You will learn the basics of this traditional hammering method and explore the use of single and multiple folds in sheet metal to help you create your own 3-dimensional forms. Emphasis will be on experimentation of the demonstrated techniques with copper, as the organic processes create a wide variety of unique results.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £100.00
  7. Yoga in French
    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 23 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Enjoy this relaxing yoga course- taught in French.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £85.00
  8. British and Irish folk music
    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 24 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Develop your knowledge of and repertoire for the folk music of Britain and Ireland. This is online practical course for any instrument with lectures, demonstration, ornamentation, and ensemble repertoire with your teacher in a group setting. You should have at least 3 years' experience on your instrument.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £169.00 Senior fee £169.00 Concession £103.00
  9. Storytelling: tell your personal story
    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 25 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Tell your own personal story and in so doing gain some perspective on how past events have shaped your life and how they will affect your future, while at the same time inspiring and informing others about life choices. The course will take place in a safe environment online.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £85.00
  10. Introduction to lipreading
    Course Date: Tue 27 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date: Online

    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £85.00 Concession £61.00
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  11. Art evolutions: Pop to post-internet art
    Course Date: Wed 28 Apr 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date: Online

    Explore art and culture in the late 20th century, focusing on the major developments and movements in art including Neo-Dada and Pop art, conceptual and performance, installation and Postmodernism, and their relationship to wider cultural contexts.

    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £249.00 Concession £152.00
  12. Freehand machine embroidery
    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 29 Apr 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Improve your freehand machine embroidery techniques focusing on working on lacy surfaces on water soluble fabrics and patchwork on this online course. Create lace patches and fillings for embellishment. Learn about continuous patterns and lace techniques.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £229.00 Concession £115.00
  13. Writing and rewriting fairytales
    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 1 May 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date: Online

    Once upon a time there was a City Lit workshop led by a romance author who loved fairytales. Her quest: to inspire writers to pen stories of love, fear, forests, revenge, dragons, witches, kings, queens, frogs and magic.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £69.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £28.00
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  14. Genes, genomes and genetic manipulation
    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 2 May 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Want to learn more about the biggest revolution in biomedical sciences? Genetics and DNA manipulation increasingly influence our lives. Learn about the basics of DNA technology, its uses and how it affects us.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £63.00 Concession £40.00
  15. Modern Hebrew beginners: an introduction
    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 4 May 2021

    Location on this date: Online

    Come to learn basic Modern Hebrew in this lively and communicative course. Suitable for complete beginners.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £121.00

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