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- AssertivenessCourse start date: Sat 16 Jul 2022 (and 7 other dates)
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Tracy SeedWould you like to be more assertive? Develop the skill of communicating effectively and on equal terms with others in these practical workshops designed to help you gain self esteem and confidence.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
- Making sense of Windows 10Course start date: Wed 20 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you using all the features of Windows 10? Do you know how to navigate your way round it? Are you unsure about Edge and Cortana? This course will help you get to grips with this new operating system. It will open doors to the main elements of the software, as well as some of its less accessible applications and tools.
This course is FREE if a) you are on a Low Wage or b) you are either on Jobseekers' Allowance (JSA) or Employment & Support Allowance(ESA) or c) you want to get a job or progress into a better job and you receive other state benefits (including Universal Credit). For more information click here
- Oil painting: focus on light and shadeCourse start date: Fri 1 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Luke JonesThis oil painting course takes inspiration from the moody and luminous imagery of classic Film Noir such as ‘The Third Man’. Students will explore composition, tonal transition and contrast to enhance their pleasure in oil painting and create strong and powerful paintings.Full fee £189.00 Senior fee £151.00 Concession £115.00
- Introduction to music productionCourse start date: Fri 1 Jul 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Max La VillaCome and learn the basics of recording and editing using a free or cheap digital audio program that can run on either Mac or PC. Turn your musical ideas into completed songs you can share!Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00
- Japanese Film Night: Nabbie's LoveCourse start date: Fri 1 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Chikako NakagawaExplore alternative cinema that captures the spirit and culture of Japan, whilst expanding your knowledge of Japanese life and art. Introduction by Chikako Nakagawa, Japanese tutor at Citylit.The film will be shown in Japanese with English subtitles.Full fee £9.00 Senior fee £9.00 Concession £5.00
- Communication with older people with a hearing lossCourse start date: Fri 1 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lorraine BragginsThe course will cover the features of age-related hearing loss and how these relate to what, and how, older people hear and understand. Participants will learn communication strategies so that older people can understand them better.
This course will be taught in spoken English and not in sign language.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £49.00
- Chamber music: introductionCourse start date: Fri 1 Jul 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Gisela MeyerDiscover the pleasure of playing in small ensembles with varied instrumentation, with repertoire ranging from early to modern. For instrumentalists at Grade 3 standard or above who can read music confidently.
- Gli ultimi giorni di PompeiCourse start date: Fri 1 Jul 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Veronica De FeliceViaggio attraverso gli usi, i costumi e le abitudini dei pompeiani a pochi giorni dalla terribile eruzione del Vesuvio (79 d.c.) che ha provocato la distruzione delle citta' di Pompeii, Ercolano, Stabia e Oplonti, ed ha cambiato per sempre il corso della storia.
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
- Go to the Warres:’ Women, Power and the English Civil WarsCourse start date: Fri 1 Jul 2022
Location on this date: OnlineTutors: Ellen CarpenterSpies, military strategists, couriers, petitioners, soldiers, nurses – women played an extraordinary variety of roles during the English Civil Wars of the 1640s. In this session, we will explore the significance of women’s participation for both the Royalist and Parliamentarian causes. What motivated women and what can their experiences teach us about the nature of the relationship between gender, power and warfare in the era?
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
- Women in post-conflict reconstruction: The case of the German truemmerfrauenCourse start date: Fri 1 Jul 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Hilke GudelDestroyed, Germany needed rebuilding after the Second World War. This involved not just substantial economic support from the American, British, French, Soviet and German governments but also planners, architects and builders. Often overlooked but incredibly important, millions of German women were at the centre of this decade-long undertaking. Join us to learn more about this part of recent German history.Full fee £10.00 Senior fee £10.00 Concession £10.00
- Disease, death and mummies in Ancient EgyptCourse start date: Sat 2 Jul 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rosalind JanssenLiving and dying with disease; being buried and mummified in Ancient Egypt. What are the latest discoveries and theories? Who is carrying out this work, and what are the ethical considerations? Human remains will be explored in a museum setting.Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £36.00
- Essenian Healing: workshopCourse start date: Sat 2 Jul 2022 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Kean Street Wellbeing CentreTutors: Antonello BrunettiDiscover this ancient form of Spiritual-Energy Healing. Learn Auric Reading techniques using the Anatomy of physical and subtle bodies. Identify the emotional reasons behind illnesses, promoting a deeper understanding of the root causes. Perform Energy Healing therapies using Vibrational Sound, Acupressure and Essential Oils.
- Yoga for immune supportCourse start date: Sat 2 Jul 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Biljana CacicThis specially designed sequence of restorative poses aims to strengthen the immune system. It is also beneficial for people who recovered from a virus, as it works on the respiratory, lymphatic and circulatory systems.
Enjoy 3hrs of an 'active relaxation' and nourisment for the whole body and mind.Full fee £49.00 Senior fee £49.00 Concession £33.00
- The physics of timeCourse start date: Sat 2 Jul 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Gary RetallickWe will explore the various different conceptions of time within modern physics. The absolute time of Newtonian mechanics is contrasted with the relativistic time of Einsteinian gravity. The possibility that time is quantized, made up of discrete moments, is seen to emerge in some of the most cutting edge theories of physics, such as loop quantum gravity and string theory. The emergence of time in the big bang, the direction of time, and the possibility of time travel are all explored.
- Creative arts for bookbinding III: papercuttingCourse start date: Sat 2 Jul 2022
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Lara MantellLearn how to manipulate paper into abstract or representational designs. A range of paper cutting and folding techniques encourage you to explore silhouettes, pattern, imagery, colour and scale to develop your own approach. Techniques can be adapted for use in book arts and bookbinding projects to create pages, covers and structures.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £79.00 Concession £79.00