- Writing flash fiction: a tasterCourse start date: Sat 29 Oct 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Lucy PopescuFlash fiction is the art of telling small stories that make a big impact. Learn how to harness the power of economy in this practical course. Suitable for those with some experience of creative writing.
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
- Cyanotype printmaking in a dayCourse start date: Thu 15 Dec 2022 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetCyanotype is a photographic printing process which produces a beautiful, deep blue print from a variety of artwork, including drawings, photographs, physical objects or combinations of all of these. All levels welcome.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £89.00
- Deaf history: one-day courseCourse start date: Sat 14 Jan 2023
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Peter BrownA brief introduction to the history of Deaf people in Britain and the development of British Sign Language. This fascinating course is taught in BSL, with a BSL-English interpreter available.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Feldenkrais: freeing the hips and lower backCourse start date: Sat 14 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Charlotte SeirbergImprove your body's performance by becoming aware of limiting habits. This class focuses on the hips and lower back, re-educating the nervous system through gentle, carefully structured sequences of movement.
This course is delivered in-person at City Lit.
- Ghetto uprising 1943: Jewish life and death in WarsawCourse start date: Sat 21 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: David RosenbergIn April 1943, some 40,000 starving people were still incarcerated in terrible conditions within the Warsaw Ghetto. A few hundred among them – predominantly young people – led an armed rebellion against the Nazis. This course conveys the incredible story of their uprising but also reveals the background of Warsaw's vibrant but increasingly endangered Jewish life in the decades before the uprising. It describes the many forms of resistance that took place after the Nazi invasion, highlights key individuals who played a role, and provides an opportunity to reflects on different aspects of this tragic but inspiring episode during the Holocaust.
- Ways into magic realismCourse start date: Sat 28 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Kate WilkinsonA baby’s spiteful ghost knocks over boiling pans; a ten-year-old boy sees into hearts and minds; a refugee opens a door into another country… In magical realist fiction, real-world events take unexpected turns into the fabulous and fantastical, asking us to think again about what we know.
On this course we’ll read a selection of magical realist writing, including work by Salman Rushdie, Toni Morrison and Mohsin Hamid, as an introduction to this fascinating genre.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- Powerful women of the cinemaCourse start date: Sat 28 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Graham RinaldiHow is film stardom created? Who creates it and what for? These are the underlying questions behind reading the images of film stars – especially stars who happen to be female. This course examines the working lives of four women who exemplified the notion of screen stardom and acting.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £38.00
- Philosophical life coachingCourse start date: Sat 28 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Tim LebonPhilosophical life coaching helps you lead a more satisfying and meaningful life by using insights and methods from the great thinkers. This introductory workshop will show you some of the most interesting ways it can be of help. No previous experience required.
- Creation myths in the ancient near EastCourse start date: Sat 28 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Ann JeffersCome and explore with us the idea of ‘myth’. We will look at creation myths in Ugarit, in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, ancient Greece and in the Old Testament/Hebrew Bible.
- Ikigai: the Japanese secret to a long and happy lifeCourse start date: Sun 29 Jan 2023
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Hilary LyonsThe people of Japan believe that everyone has an Ikigai or a reason for being. Finding it can lead to a happier, more fulfilled life. Learn how to live in the moment and pursue your purpose and passion.
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