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- Massage: an introduction (access to level 3)Course start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Hilary LyonsDiscover how massage can relieve stress and promote relaxation and healing through touch. Learn techniques to perform on family and friends. Suitable for those with a general interest or wishing to progress on to a qualification.
- Contemporary printmaking studio: focus on courage to playCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Thomas GosebruchExplore and develop personal work using traditional printmaking methods with a contemporary approach. All levels of experience welcome. Beginners will follow a step-by-step introduction to a range of processes; those with experience can develop personal projects with expert guidance.Full fee £749.00 Senior fee £599.00 Concession £487.00
- Clay sculpture: life and portraitCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Alexandra HarleyFollow in the footsteps of Michelangelo and Rodin and learn how to capture the human figure, both physically and emotionally, on this fascinating practical sculpting course. You will work from a life model to develop your own clay sculpture of the human form.
- Metal sculpture: all levelsCourse start date: Mon 12 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrew RevellLearn the techniques required in making sculptural/functional objects in steel: cutting, bending, welding and joining small scale metal. Please bring ideas, inspiration and scrap metal. This course is for beginners and those with some prior experience.
- In the footsteps of London's rebelsCourse start date: Tue 13 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Mixed Mode (Online and In Person)Tutors: David RosenbergExplore London's places of protest and discover the stories of radicals, agitators and campaigners who fought for social justice, equal rights and better lives for all from the 1830s to the 1930s.
The first and the last sessions will be delivered via zoom. The other 10 sessions are guided walks.
This course will be delivered online and in person. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Life drawing: an extended studyCourse start date: Thu 15 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Chris GrayThis course is suitable for those with previous life drawing experience wishing to develop their life drawing and painting skills. You will be encouraged to develop a more personal response to the life model, bringing your own ideas into observation of the life model.Full fee £359.00 Senior fee £287.00 Concession £233.00
- Carving in wood or stoneCourse start date: Thu 15 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Belinda EdwardsGet inspired by trying carving techniques in stone or wood and create your own small carving in wood and stone. Suitable for anyone from beginners to experienced carvers. This course will explore the characteristics of wood and stone, lead you through the steps of design and carving, encourage you to explore and develop your ideas, and try more experimental techniques.
- Cut, stab and etch: printmaking with linocutsCourse start date: Thu 7 Jul 2022 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lisa CradduckCut, stab and etch your way to dynamic blocks and exciting prints. Practical instruction in both traditional and inventive linocut techniques, including the reduction method developed by Picasso, multiple block printing and Polish dot linocut.
- Introduction to prop making for film, TV, theatre and displayCourse start date: Sat 17 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Wendy ChandlerDo you ever dream of conjuring up the props for Harry Potter, Doctor Who or West End musicals? Are you interested in a career in window display? On this course you will explore techniques used by professionals to produce effective props and sets. Get hands-on experience of sculpting, fabricating, mould making, casting and using paint effects. Learn about the demands of the industry from specialist tutors, and have a go at translating your own ideas into 3D.Full fee £619.00 Senior fee £495.00 Concession £402.00
- Buddhist philosophyCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: John Goff'Impermanence is the root of human suffering.' Over hundreds of years a highly developed philosophy grew from this simple idea. However, one does not need to adopt a religious outlook to benefit from Buddhist philosophy.
- Key texts of 19th and 20th century drama: Oscar Wilde, Arthur Miller, Brian Friel and Timberlake WertenbakerCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetThis course will explore the concerns, styles and influences of four key dramatic texts from the late 19th and 20th centuries and how they reflect the times in which they were written. It includes The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, Death of A Salesman by Arthur Miller, Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel and Our Country’s Good by Timberlake Wertenbaker.Full fee £229.00 Senior fee £183.00 Concession £149.00
- Developing watercolour painting and mixed mediaCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Anne-Marie FosterExplore the sensitivity of water-based media such as inks, watercolour, water-soluble pen, pencil and crayon. Make inventive combinations of media to draw from your own found imagery, photographs and sketches. Suitable for all levels.Full fee £319.00 Senior fee £255.00 Concession £207.00
- Exploring opera 1Course start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Pauline GreeneJoin us to explore the history of opera over three enjoyable terms. In this first term we’ll explore the ideas that fuelled origins of opera and the wonderful world of Baroque opera seria. Break week: 24 Oct 2022.Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £175.00 Concession £142.00
- Choral singing for pleasureCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Richard Hartley WilsonWhether you’re a beginner or have some experience, this choral class will give you something to look forward to on a Monday. We sing many genres from musical theatre to pop plus more traditional pieces. This course is very popular, so booking early is essential. Break week 24th of Oct 2022.
- The Black DeathCourse start date: Mon 19 Sep 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Vanessa KingThe study of the social and economic impact of the disease known as the Black Death that spread throughout the world in the 1340s and continued to flare up intermittently thereafter throughout Europe and beyond.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £219.00 Concession £110.00
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