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Penelope: City Lit provides inspiration and substance in my life

Discover how City Lit courses provide inspiration and substance in Penelope’s retirement and her general view of City Lit. Having taken over 15 courses over a number of years, City Lit plays an enormous role in her daily life.

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‘It’s huge fun; I discovered stuff. It really does sound cheesy but I thought that life would have nothing new to offer, and it so has. I love coming here, and I think I love it because you can meet anybody here and everybody is here, all sorts of people. It’s such a humane, friendly place.’


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Explore our range of Performing Art courses

City Lit offers performing arts courses in the heart of Covent Garden in Central London during the evening, daytime and at weekends. Explore our range of subjects including acting(including accredited acting courses)danceradio and screen, and voice, speech and communication as well as a full range of music courses, such as pianosingingstrings and wind instruments to jazz and popmusic technologymusic theory and history.


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