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  1. Photography for beginners
    Course start date:  Tue 9 Apr 2024 (and 18 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Photography Studio

    Tutors:  Jad Oakes, Neil White
    Always wondered what half the buttons on your camera actually do? Discover how to use them properly and produce impressive photographs, even as a complete beginner. Gain useful technical knowledge and get expert creative guidance in easy-to-understand language. An ideal first step before enrolling on our intermediate courses.
    Full fee £339.00 Senior fee £271.00 Concession £220.00
  2. Drama therapy: intermediate
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Dan Skili
    Investigate the role and function of drama therapy as a working model on this intensive course. Looking at a range of drama tools that can be used in therapeutic settings, you will explore aspects of Playback Theatre and Forum Theatre as methods for engaging with others. Fun, insightful and packed with tools you can use, this is a great introduction to applying theatrical processes to therapy.
    Full fee £159.00 Senior fee £159.00 Concession £103.00
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  3. Design your own garden
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 20 Apr 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Alison Worster
    Transform your garden and learn design and plant selection techniques tailored to your space. On this online course you will discover how to understand your site and explore practical design solutions and tips on choosing the right materials and plants for your garden.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
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  4. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 20 Apr 2024 (and 4 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lloyd Wylde
    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. This Saturday course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
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  5. Podcasting: introduction
    Last Few Places, Evening
    Course start date:  Mon 22 Apr 2024 (and 5 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Vina Theodorakopoulou
    Do you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a podcast which you will produce in this course.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
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  6. Generative AI: a short introduction
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Apr 2024 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kate Scott
    This is a short introduction to Generative AI for non-technical beginners who want to find out what all the fuss is about over ChatGPT, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
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  7. Developing watercolour painting
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Feb 2025 (and 9 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Paul Dixon
    Explore the specific qualities of watercolour and the opportunities this adaptable medium offers to create dynamic painting compositions. Develop a fluency with brush work and layering of colour to develop compositional possibilities.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  8. Universal horror: classic horror cinema from Universal Studios
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 27 Apr 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Jon Wisbey
    Universal had its greatest successes of the classical era with a series of horror films with which it will forever be associated. It's classic horror figures define the golden age of horror cinema, while the memorable performances of stars such as Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi established them as horror legends. Explore and enjoy these classic horror films and their lasting legacy for the genre.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
  9. Looking at design: Arts and Crafts to Art Deco
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 May 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Rachel Sanders
    Study the design reform movements – Arts and Crafts, Aesthetic Movement, Art Nouveau and Art Deco – and analyse a wide range of products, including fashion and textiles, graphics, furniture and architecture within their social, historic and artistic context. Includes a museum visit.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £64.00
  10. City Lit fine art studio
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 May 2025 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    An opportunity for students on years 1 and 2 of the City Lit fine art course for increased access to studio time, for further development of their work in progress, and to work alongside students from all 3 years of the course, on alternate Saturdays throughout the term.
    Full fee £359.00 Senior fee £287.00 Concession £251.00
  11. Create your first poetry collection
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 4 May 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Julie Irigaray
    You've written and workshopped your poetry, and now you're ready to create your first collection. But where do you begin with that process? This workshop offers instruction and advice on putting together your first poetry collection.



    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 £35.00
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  12. Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £123.00
  13. Developing photography skills
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 16 Nov 2024 (and 13 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Kean Street Photography Studio

    Tutors:  Rachel Wegh
    Already know the basics of photography but want to take things further? Refresh your knowledge, learn more advanced skills and develop your creative ideas, with an established professional photographer on hand for technical guidance and creative inspiration.
    Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
  14. Turkish beginners: holiday kit
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 11 May 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Cavidan Seyitcemaloglu
    Join this lively course to learn basic Turkish. Ideal if you are going on holiday to Turkey.



    Suitable for complete beginners.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £64.00
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