Courses

Whether you want to try something new, revisit a past passion, or take your skills to the next level, we have a huge range of courses for you to explore.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

Use the filter on the left hand side to search by location (online), category, time of day, price and more to ensure you find the perfect course for you.

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  1. City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    City Lit gift vouchers- the perfect gift

    Looking for that perfect present? Treat someone to the gift of learning with a course at City Lit. Available from £10, our gift vouchers can be used to book a place on any of our courses, from London walks and food tasting to museum visits, poetry and much more. Simply purchase your voucher and the recipient can choose from thousands of courses, at a time which suits them.
    From: £10.00

  2. How to spark your creative writing

    How to spark your creative writing

    Course Date: Fri 7 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Discover the joy of creative writing! Leave stress and worry at the door and find new ways to express your creativity on this fun, dynamic and supportive course.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  3. Spanish Holiday Kit

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 8 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Make the most of your holidays in a Spanish speaking country with this short, intensive course. This Holiday Kit will provide you with all the language you need to communicate in the most common holiday situations & have a friendly chat with the locals!

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  4. Alexander technique: Sunday workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 9 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Discover how to return your body to its natural state of balance and poise in this beginner's guide to the Alexander Technique. Learn to become mindful of muscular and mental tension in a workshop running over two Sundays.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  5. The Master of Memory: W.G. Sebald

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 9 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    W. G. Sebald’s late twentieth-century prose narratives cross borders between past and present, memory and history, and current and previous generations. This one-day course will explore Sebald’s achievement through the themes of memory, forgetting, ethics and storytelling.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  6. Herodotus translation for advanced learners

    New
    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Enhance your understanding of the Greek language by translating passages taken from the Histories by Herodotus. Suitable for advanced students.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  7. Modern Greek: a journey for beginners in summer

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Greek and develop your listening and speaking skills on this intensive course. You will also learn to read and write Greek. Suitable for complete beginners.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  8. Solo singing

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    A lively online workshop for singers who wish to explore new classical and light-classical repertoire. Learn to employ your vocal technique in a flexible and artistic way. (Please email a copy of your own choice music, including BPM and instructions, to the music department for the accompanist ideally two weeks in advance, but no later than one week before the first class).

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £95.00
    Concession: £73.00

  9. Picture book writing: a taster

    Picture book writing: a taster

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Would you like to write a picture book text for young children? This taster course is designed for children's writers and for illustrators wishing to write their own stories. Develop both your ideas and your technique.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  10. Russian intensive: a journey for beginners in summer

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn to speak Russian on this intensive, week-long course. We will focus on the practical use of the language and the development of speaking and listening skills.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  11. Strengthen your drawing: six projects in six days

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This lively, intensive course will push your drawing to the next level as you use a range of lateral strategies to develop personal approaches to the subject. This course is about purposeful play and enquiry.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  12. Imagining the American West in Literature and Film

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Howdy Pardners! This class examines the American West in literature and film from the 20th century up to the present day. By looking at a diverse range of texts and films, the class will explore the longstanding and ongoing fascination with, and importance of the legacy of the American West.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  13. Experimental self portraits

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: Online
    This energising new course includes practical experimental approaches to drawing portraits alongside an introduction to how artists have historically used the self-portrait and the contextual influences behind works by contemporary artists.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £183.00
    Concession: £140.00

  14. Excel: applying formulae and functions

    Course Date: Mon 10 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    Move beyond basic arithmetic in Excel and learn to use the power of formulas and functions to save time and extract new information from your data.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £30.00

  15. Exploring classical music online

    Course Date: Tue 11 Aug 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    A world of music is available to you from the comfort of your own home, thanks to online platforms that both offer high-quality recordings of works – and provide you with information about composers and performers from the distant past to the present day. Come and discover how to access this wealth of material, and explore the musical insights it can provide, whether you are undertaking detailed research into a topic, or would simply like to find out a little more about the music you love.

    This course will be delivered online. For more information please see our guide to online learning.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £18.00

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