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- Write a short story in a weekendCourse start date: Sat 20 May 2023 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Vicky GrutTurn your great idea into a short story on this fun practical course. You'll be introduced to some key fiction writing techniques and encouraged to draft a short story from beginning to end. Suitable for beginners who are comfortable learning at a fast pace. Includes a 2-hour break (12:30-14:30) each day.
- Astronomy: a gentle introductionCourse start date: Sat 20 May 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Roger O'BrienA leisurely walk through back garden astronomy. Learn how to find your way around the constellations, whether to buy a telescope, how to find planets and look safely at the sun. Find out why astronomy is good for you.
- Build a website in a day with WordPressCourse start date: Wed 21 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Andrea MarzanoWordPress is the world's most popular content management system, and it's free! On this intensive, one-day course you'll learn how to use it to build your own website.
- The 60 minute writerCourse start date: Wed 28 Sep 2022 (and 10 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Anna RichardsFit creative writing into your busy day: a relaxed, informal rolling programme for writers of all levels of experience who enjoy being thrown new ideas and experimenting with poetry and prose.
- Autobiography into fiction: a tasterCourse start date: Sat 20 May 2023 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Vicky GrutLearn how to turn real-life experiences into gripping fiction in this fun short course for fiction writing beginners and experienced writers. Develop your writing skills and explore techniques for transforming personal stories into strong narratives. This course has a 2-hr break (12:30-14:30).
- Art and creative thinking with Rod JudkinsCourse start date: Sun 28 May 2023 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Rod JudkinsArt is fundamentally about communicating ideas. If the idea is strong, the work of art is memorable.
This exciting, one day workshop, led by Rod Judkins (artist, tutor and author of ‘The art of Creative thinking’ and ‘Ideas are your only currency’) will explore methods to create ideas and concepts and combine them with the process of making.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £89.00
- Picture book writingCourse start date: Sat 6 May 2023 (and 8 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Andrew WealeWould you like to write a picture book text for young children? This course is designed for children's writers and for illustrators wishing to write their own stories; a starter course to develop both your ideas and your technique.
- Contemporary dance: intermediateCourse start date: Wed 21 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Orley QuickPush your physicality, stamina and strength through technical exercises, dynamic travelling and fluid phrases. Be challenged mentally and physically, take risks and work with full body awareness. This class is appropriate for people who have lots of experience in Contemporary dance and are confident with floor work.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £64.00
- Contemporary dance: general levelCourse start date: Wed 21 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Orley QuickDevelop your physicality while further enhancing your understanding of contemporary dance, through technical exercises, dynamic travelling and fluid phrases. This class is appropriate for people who are ready to move on from the beginners course or who have previous dance experience.
- Musical theatre dance: beginnersCourse start date: Wed 21 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Clinton GoldsmithThe class for everyone who has ever been to a show and thought “I wish I were up there performing.” A fun, vibrant class, working on different numbers and styles from some of the best loved West End / Broadway shows. Develop your style, technique, and performance, and improve your confidence to dance. Suitable for beginners.Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £71.00 Concession £58.00
- Becoming confident with digital skills: on your computer and online (beginner)Course start date: Thu 15 Sep 2022 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetAre you new to computers and the Internet? Do you need to increase your confidence with digital skills? Are you confused by Zoom? This course will ensure you have a solid foundation in using computers and being online. You will learn the essential features of creating, saving, storing different types of files and documents, including photos and letters in Word. You will develop your internet skills to find information quickly and efficiently, and learn how to transfer this information to different documents and people. You will also learn the basics of how of how to use Zoom to host meetings and communicate effectively online. Finally, you do all of this while learning how to remain safe online and to keep your files secure.
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 hereFull fee £59.00 Senior fee £47.00 Concession £30.00
- Screenprinting in a dayCourse start date: Mon 8 May 2023 (and 6 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley StreetTutors: Adam HogarthIn this fun, 1-day workshop you will be taught how to print and register a two colour screenprint using monoprint, colour blends and pre-made photographic screens. You will be taught some basic screen making process and insight into making digital artwork. This will set you up for longer and more advanced screenprinting classes.Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
- Refresh, revise stammering therapyCourse start date: Mon 22 May 2023 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: Online (other locations are available)Tutors: Anita McKiernanIn a supportive group you will work on desensitisation and practise your stammering management strategies. Become more confident by learning how to problem solve and extend your comfort zone.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.Full fee £79.00 Senior fee £55.00 Concession £16.00
- Current affairsCourse start date: Wed 21 Sep 2022 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: Keeley Street (other locations are available)Tutors: Michael BloomfieldDo you want to find out more about the issues in the news? Enrol early for lively, informed discussion on current events in Britain and the world. Tutor: Michael Bloomfield.
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