What's on

  • 100 things to do for free

    To say thank you to Londoners for a century of support we have free places on several events throught the year. Join us to celebrate our diverse community of students, staff and partners.

  • Centenary events 2019

    September 2019 marks 100 years since City Lit opened its doors, to celebrate we're hosting a special programme of events in 2018 and 2019. Events by City Lit's subject areas will also be announced soon.

  • Concerts and recitals - Spring 2019

    Enjoy a lunchtime or evening performance; clarinet, piano, singing, flute, opera or violin. All concerts are open to the public, and free unless otherwise indicated.

  • Deaf Day - Saturday 27 April 2019

    Deaf Day has become one of the biggest events in the deaf community calendar with deaf, hard-of-hearing and hearing people of every age from across the UK coming to City Lit to socialise and celebrate deaf issues...


  • 'Here to Havana', The Sara Dhillon Band, Friday 3 May 2019

    Join us on Friday 3 May for an open rehearsal of the 15 piece Afro-Cuban Big Band who perform a wide range of material from Cuban classics of the 1940s through to contemporary salsa repertoire.

  • Big Bands concert, Saturday 18 May 2019

    A collection of arrangements by staff & band members, past & present; Simon Henry, Andy Robinson, Mark Bassey, Paul Bartholomew, Terry Loane, Nigel Stanley & David Bishop on Saturday 18 May 2019.

  • Lev’s Lounge, Wednesday 29 May 2019

    Lev's Lounge are a pop/cabaret-style collective formed of former and current City Lit students and friends, this year they celebrate 10 year's of gigs  together - join us to celebrate on Wednesday 29 May 2019.

  • Late Lines - Wednesday 26 June 2019

    Save the date for our next installment of Late Lines, a night of spoken word featuring City Lit writers and special guests performing a mix of poetry and prose. More info coming soon. Tickets £3, book via Eventbrite.