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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?
- Podcasting: introductionCourse start date: Fri 7 Jun 2024 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Vina TheodorakopoulouDo you want to create your own podcast? This is your chance to develop your ideas into a fully-fledged podcast which you will produce in this course.
- Painting for beginnersCourse start date: Fri 8 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Begona Morea RoyExperience the joy of painting. Through simple exercises you'll explore colour, painting techniques and the expressive qualities of painting. The perfect way to start painting.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Cuneiform. An introduction for beginnersCourse start date: Fri 12 Apr 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Hugo CookThis four-week course provides a foundation in Old Persian Cuneiform, allowing students to explore the words and world of the ancient Persians. The class will be held at City Lit and includes visits to the British Museum.Full fee £139.00
- French beginners: module 3Course start date: Thu 18 Jan 2024 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Pierre PorcheronLearn French on this lively interactive course for near beginners.The course will be taught in French, with an emphasis on developing your speaking and listening skills.
- Drawing for beginnersCourse start date: Fri 8 Mar 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrea VoiseyExplore traditional and less traditional methods of drawing simple objects. Using structured activities, we will introduce key concepts such as line, tone, composition and mark making. Ideal if you have little or no drawing experience; a great way to learn the basics or prepare for longer courses.Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £119.00
- Start planting design for your gardenCourse start date: Fri 2 Feb 2024 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Alison WorsterExplore the principles of planting design using form, line and texture to create dynamic planting schemes. Improve the breadth of your plant knowledge whilst developing the skills and techniques of garden designers.Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00
- Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs: an introduction for beginners at the British MuseumCourse start date: Fri 12 Apr 2024
Location on this date: The British MuseumTutors: Hugo CookThis four-week course delves into the written words and thoughts of the ancient Egyptians. Students will gain a foundation in the iconic writing of hieroglyphs, putting their newfound skills into practice by reading original texts from British Museum artefacts. This is a truly fascinating and intricate language, and it offers its readers the ability to understand the lost voices of one of history’s most remarkable civilisations. The class will be held at the British Museum.Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £103.00 Concession £84.00
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