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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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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. Our courses taught by experts and professionals with real world experience. Discover Languages, Art & Design, Drama, Music & Dance, Technology & Business, Writing, British Sign Language and much more!
Our online course are live, interactive and usually delivered in small groups. Read our guide to online learning for more information. Onsite courses are delivered at our world class London locations near Covent Garden.
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- Mindfulness sketchbook walkCourse start date: Thu 22 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Helen BurgessJoin us for a sketchbook walk in Central London to observe, record and engage with the busyness of urban life. Using mindfulness techniques combined with drawing we will be examining our experience and opening up to the magic and surprises that an evening in the city has to offer. It can be difficult to keep grounded and aware in urban environments but drawing offers a helpful way to direct our minds to the here and now, keeping a sense of purpose and deepening our attention.
Meeting place: by the statue of Queen Anne outside St Pauls Cathedral.Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £39.00 Concession £39.00
- Looking at artists: drawing and markmakingCourse start date: Thu 6 Jul 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Lara MantellA beginners chance to explore artists use of mark-making and texture to convey ideas, place and emotions. Experiment with techniques using black ink, pencil and charcoal, and create a unique collection of drawing references.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
- Gentle YogaCourse start date: Thu 20 Apr 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Madlyn Ray-JonesStretch, relax and feel good! This class offers both an introduction to yoga and a gentle way of practice. Beginners are welcome and posture adaptations are provided for lesser able students.Full fee £149.00
- Tai Chi Chuan: introductionCourse start date: Thu 20 Jul 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Carla DraytonLearn the Yang-style Tai Chi form. This flowing movement sequence contains the basic movements of Tai Chi which will help you to develop and practice smooth movement, good alignment and improved balance. Develop good personal practice that will enable you to fully realise the benefits of this absorbing Taoist art.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
- Great artists: castratiCourse start date: Thu 20 Jul 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Edward BreenExplore the history of these famous singers and the music that was written for some of the most famous castrati of the 18th century.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £29.00 Senior fee £29.00 Concession £29.00
- Art Deco London walkCourse start date: Thu 22 Jun 2023
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Diane BursteinTravel back to the 1930s to explore the Art Deco style that influenced a variety of designs, from radios and cutlery to places related to travel, entertainment and commerce. In addition to looking at the architecture of the period, your guide will tell stories of life in London from the time these buildings were being erected.
Meeting outside St James’s Park tube station (Broadway exit) and finishing at the coach station. Meeting outside St James’s Park tube station (Broadway exit) and finishing at the coach station.Full fee £19.00 Senior fee £15.00 Concession £10.00
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