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  1. Communicate with confidence through voice and body language
    Last Few Places, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Jun 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Jonny Black
    Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back from achieving your full potential. Skills include establishing rapport, assertive posture and gesture, vocal energy, projecting an effective personal style, sensitive listening and communicating with care and conviction. This course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £90.00
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  2. Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £70.00
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  3. Self defence and personal safety for women
    Evening
    Course start date:  Tue 2 Jul 2024 (and 2 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Carla Drayton
    Explore physical and non-physical techniques for self defence, body language, assertiveness and more. Build on your life skills and develop your confidence and personal power. Women of any age or fitness level are welcome.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £104.00
  4. Enhance your impact and presence
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 13 Jul 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Stephanie Lunn
    Discover how to enhance your vocal and physical impact and presence in many situations and become aware of habits that may hold you back, on this intensive weekend course.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £97.00
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  5. Screenwriting for feature film
    Course start date:  Tue 23 Jul 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Sharmila Chauhan
    Have you ever wondered what goes into writing a screenplay? How is it different from theatre, radio or prose? Learn the basics of the craft and develop a script of your own in this creative and analytical workshop.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £70.00
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  6. Core energetics workshop
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 Aug 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Kate Montague
    This weekend course explores a body-mind practice designed to enhance participants' self-awareness, vivacity, creativity and focus. CORE is a means to opening up physically, helping you to become aware of your energy flow and how to come fully into this energy. Based in modern psychology, science and spiritual principles, CORE has been designed to create whole-body-mind awareness and is a fun way to explore who you are and how you are.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £97.00
  7. Self-presentation skills for business people
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 21 Sep 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lloyd Wylde
    Develop your effectiveness as a communicator on this fun but intensive Saturday afternoon course, delivered in the college. You'll learn powerful self- presentation techniques and life skills -chiefly aimed at business people but all are welcome.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
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  8. Improve your speaking voice
    Course start date:  Thu 16 May 2024 (and 7 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Lloyd Wylde
    Come and improve your vocal skills through voice production and speech exercises. Learn about self presentation, develop spontaneity and gain greater confidence in your communication skills. This is a practical course based in the college.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £111.00 Concession £90.00
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  9. Emily Dickinson & Sylvia Plath: bursting all the doors
    Course start date:  Thu 7 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Stephen Winfield
    Spend four weeks in the company of two of the greatest voices in American Poetry, up close and across the whole range of their outputs - poems, letters, fiction, children’s stories, envelopes, visual art, herbarium – paying attention to the personal and social circumstances that made their work possible and each woman’s bid for creative freedom so exemplary.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £77.00
  10. Public speaking
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 15 Jun 2024 (and 3 other dates)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Gavin Illsley
    This intensive Saturday course will help you to learn techniques and develop skills which will boost your confidence for all types of situations when you have to say a few words in public. This course will be delivered in the college.
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £129.00
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    95% of 100
  11. The beginnings of Impressionism: the Barbizon School
    Course start date:  Tue 19 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Emma Rose Barber
    Who said the Impressionists were the first to paint ‘en plein air’? Get lost in wood and green and light and shade in the large forest of Fontainebleau near Paris and learn about a group of 19th-century painters who influenced the Impressionists in the art of painting landscape outside.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £119.00 Senior fee £95.00 Concession £77.00
  12. Portrait drawing: expression in the face
    Course start date:  Thu 21 Nov 2024 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    This short course will develop your existing knowledge and skills in drawing portraits to meet the challenge of creating expression. Bring your portrat drawing to life by exploring character, personality and emotion in the face of your subject.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £149.00 Concession £149.00
  13. The Amaravati stupa: an ancient, colonial and contemporary history
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 23 Nov 2024

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Arjmand Ahmad
    Examine the history, architecture, aesthetics and religious significance of the Amaravati stupa. Admire parts of it during the visit at the British Museum.
    Full fee £149.00 Senior fee £119.00 Concession £97.00
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