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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?
- Discover North London through walksCourse start date: Sat 13 Jan 2024
Location on this date: Off SiteTutors: Diane BursteinUncover the history of North London’s historic districts including Highbury , Friern Barnet and North Finchley, High Barnet, Tottenham, Muswell Hill, Wood Green, Golders Green and the Northern Heights, Hampstead Garden Suburb, Kentish Town, Camden Town and Belsize Park
First meeting place: Saturday 13 January at 11am: Meet outside Highbury and Islington Tube Station (this could be altered if there are engineering works on the Victoria Line. The line closure list for weekend engineering work is only published six months in advance so doesn’t yet go up to January 2024!).
- Jewellery making: all levelsCourse start date: Mon 30 Oct 2023 (and 5 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kevin StevensonEver wanted to turn your hand to making your own jewellery? If you have done it before, would you like to hone your skills with a professional tutor? Whatever your level, come and practise making jewellery to your own designs, whether you are picking up the basics of cutting, forming and texturing, or taking your designs to the next level with more complex approaches like chain making.
- Developing watercolour paintingCourse start date: Tue 14 Nov 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Jack DuplockExplore 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 £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
- Textiles sketchbook courseCourse start date: Sat 10 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ruth BrisonDevelop a creative and experimental sketchbook. Explore the surface qualities of drawing and mark-making with the layered possibilities of mixed-media and hand stitch. You'll have the chance to generate visual research and ideas towards a personal project.
- Narrative stop motion animationCourse start date: Sat 17 Feb 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Stephanie GriffithsNarrative stop motion animation is the most popular form on social media. Engage in an exciting exploration of storytelling using a range of animation techniques and genres. See your drawings and models come to life and create a series of exciting animated sequences to enhance your social media posts or your professional show reel.Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £162.00
- Textiles and surface pattern: colour and abstract designCourse start date: Sat 15 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Janie MurphyA creative exploration of colour and abstract design for textiles. Explore and develop your understanding of colour using using paper dyes to create your own abstract imagery.
- Experimental sculpture in plaster and clayCourse start date: Sat 22 Jun 2024
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Valerie MerloExplore the possibilities of modelling in clay and plaster. Taking inspiration from contemporary sculpture, work from found objects to develop your imagination, explore techniques of modelling, casting and transform forms according to your imagination. All levels of experience welcome.Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £167.00 Concession £136.00
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