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Whether you want to try something new, revive your passion, or take your skills to the next level; we have a huge range of courses for you to explore. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
All our courses here at City Lit are taught by expert tutors such as published authors, academics, practising artists, and experienced professionals. Our friendly, supportive, and inspiring tutors are here to boost your confidence and motivate you at every step. We always ensure that your journey with us is enjoyable, positive, and thought-provoking.
We offer online courses and in-person courses. Our interactive online courses are taught live and in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. In-person courses are delivered at our modern college campus in London near Covent Garden.
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If you can't decide which subject to study, why not try some of our short taster courses?
- Counselling: an introductionCourse start date: Tue 19 Sep 2023 (and 23 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Olivia PhillipsEnhance your personal skills, learn more about yourself and take your first step in counselling training on this primarily experiential course, underpinned by the 3 main theoretical approaches in counselling.
We have courses running daytimes, evenings and weekends. Whatever your schedule, you can find a course that works for you!
- Piano workshop 8Course start date: Tue 19 Sep 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Petros MoschosIf you play piano at around grade 8 standard, join one of these workshops to develop your playing by studying a wide repertoire, learning to make your own stylistic and interpretive decision under your tutor's guidance. Break week: 24 Oct 2023.
- Ways into abstract paintingCourse start date: Tue 24 Oct 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Mario Lautier VellaEncounter different approaches to making abstract paintings while developing your skills in using a variety of painting materials. With reference to the work of a variety of abstract artists explore the visual language common to both representation and abstraction, eg. colour, composition, tone and paint application.
- Drawing 1Course start date: Tue 10 Oct 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Eleanor BedlowExplore the creative possibilities of drawing, gain confidence and broaden your expectations and understanding. Learn and develop key drawing concepts: function of line, tone, texture, form, composition and mark making through a carefully structured approach. Suitable for beginners.
- Drawing 2Course start date: Thu 12 Oct 2023 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Brian SayersDevelop your knowledge of basic drawing skills and concepts, work with a range of media and approaches, and explore various artists' drawings. Produce exciting and personal images, and build confidence in tackling more complex drawings.
- Voiceovers: beginnersCourse start date: Tue 26 Sep 2023 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: John EastmanYou will begin to explore ‘on mic’ the skills and techniques required across a range of audio/voiceover situations.
- Jazz harmony, ear training and ensembles: intermediateCourse start date: Tue 26 Sep 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Cerys HoggDevelop your jazz musicianship, repertoire, playing and improvising. Practise ear training, study jazz harmony, learn challenging repertoire. For players with established jazz education at foundation level. Assessment for entry to this course can be arranged after you apply to email@example.com. Break week: 21 Nov 2023.Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £279.00
- Picture framing and mounting for beginnersCourse start date: Thu 9 Nov 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Esther HeyhoeLearn picture framing and mounting skills for the home or workplace. Using professional framing tools and equipment you'll be taught all the skills you need to work in a busy studio or alternatively how to set up your own small scale practice from home.Full fee £279.00 Senior fee £223.00 Concession £181.00
- Painting 1Course start date: Tue 16 Jan 2024 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tony HullPainting 1 offers an introduction to the basic principles and skills associated with painting. Focus on differing approaches to observational and imaginative work, whilst learning how to organise a palette, mix colours and create different textures.
- Printmaking workshop: focus on colourCourse start date: Tue 10 Oct 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kath CastilloA course for intermediate and experienced printmakers wanting to build on previous experience and experiment with process to consolidate and hone technical skills. The focus is on colour application, advanced intaglio processes, realising personal projects and the production of high quality prints.
- Introduction to pattern cutting ICourse start date: Thu 28 Sep 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rachel SelormeyExpand your clothesmaking knowledge and learn introductory skills and techniques of pattern cutting and learn how to draft a classic dress block.You will then learn how to use the block to create patterns and silhouettes from a design.
This course is suitable for those who have some experience in Clothes making and would like to learn how to craft their own patterns.Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £319.00 Concession £259.00
- Painting 2Course start date: Fri 19 Jan 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kim ScoullerBuilding on techniques and approaches covered in the Painting 1, this course enables you to work with more depth and a stronger emphasis on experimentation. This is suitable if you already have some experience in painting.
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