History, culture & writing

We offer an extraordinary range of courses during the day, in the evening and at weekends, from the most popular subjects to the completely unique, including film studies, creative and non-fiction writing courses and American history courses. Many of our tutors are nationally recognised in their fields, including published authors, and practising professionals in the media. As a learner you can also benefit from our partnerships with organisations such as the British Film Institute and close links with The British Museum, the London Transport Museum and many others.

Want to speak to a member of the Humanities Team to find out more about our courses? Call us on 020 7492 2652 or email us on [email protected]

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  1. The fiction of Hilary Mantel

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discuss three works of fiction by the prize writer Hilary Mantel: the ghost novel Beyond Black, the celebrated Tudor historical novel Bring Up the Bodies and the controversial story ‘The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher’.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  2. Exploring commedia dell'arte: two masterpieces of Carlo Goldoni

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Commedia dell’Arte originated in Italy in the 16th century, establishing a lasting legacy on many playwrights. Discover more about its characters, themes and how the plays were staged. We will also read from two of Carlo Goldoni’s most famous works: Servant of Two Masters and The Mistress of the Inn.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  3. Up close and personal with Egyptian archaeological treasures

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Become personal with Sir Flinders Petrie, the pioneer of scientific archaeology in Egypt and Palestine. Spend the afternoon up close with his archaeological treasures in the nearby Petrie Museum.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  4. Picture book writing

    Picture book writing

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Would 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. Develop both your ideas and your technique.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £40.00

  5. The myth, magic and mysticism of Kabbalah

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    From its roots in Jewish mysticism, kabbalah has spread through Western culture, attracting everyone from magicians to alchemists to Madonna. We’ll explore the allure of kabbalah as we discuss its essential history, themes, and symbols.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  6. Autobiography into fiction

    Autobiography into fiction

    Course Date: Sat 10 Mar 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This one-day course will introduce you to some techniques for transforming personal experience into fiction or poetry. You will have the opportunity to improve your writing skills, analyse samples of life-writing and fiction and engage in exercises on developing your story sense. The challenges around using autobiographical material in fiction will be discussed.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  7. We can be heroes: an introduction to writing comic books and graphic novels

    We can be heroes: an introduction to writing comic books and graphic novels

    Course Date: Sun 11 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A fun one-day introduction to the skills required to write quality graphic novels and comic books with Bobby Joseph, creator of the cult comic classics 'Skank', 'Black Eye' and 'Scotland Yardie'.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £24.00

  8. 1956: Suez and the Hungarian uprising through the eyes of the cartoonists

    Course Date: Sun 11 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    We will examine the events of 1956 and the changing fortunes of the Soviet, British, French and American `empires`. An exploration of these events through contemporary political cartoons will throw light on the conflicting attitudes of the period.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £23.00
    Concession: £15.00

  9. Classics evening lecture

    Course Date: Wed 14 Mar 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Join us for our new series of talks by leading classicists on a wide variety of topics. You need no prior knowledge of classical languages or history - just bring your curiosity. Visit bildutrapagaran.info/classics for details.
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £9.00
    Concession: £5.00

  10. Psychological investigations of women in horror films

    Course Date: Thu 15 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The horror genre in film follows from the literary tradition established by Edgar Allan Poe, Bram Stoker and Mary Shelley. Horror films transfix and terrify audiences in equal measure through visual and narrative techniques involving suspense, gore, the macabre and the supernatural, unfailingly achieving suspension of disbelief because fear is a universal and powerful emotion.
    Full fee: £9.00
    Senior fee: £9.00
    Concession: £9.00

  11. William Blake: 'eternity's sunrise'

    Course Date: Sat 17 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore and discuss Blake’s epic attempt to encourage us to throw off our “mind-forg’d manacles”. A representative selection of his writings (and most potent images) – from the Songs to The Four Zoas – will be considered.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  12. First wave feminists and the First World War

    Course Date: Sat 17 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    For four years British women were mobilised in unprecedented numbers to support the war effort, joining the civilian workforce, aiding recruitment and nursing the wounded. This course presents less familiar narratives of women who resisted the war, schisms within the suffrage movement, an international peace conference and concepts of equality that went beyond the vote. Tutor: Simon Colbeck.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  13. London regeneration: history, politics and architecture

    Course Date: Sat 17 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the reconstruction of London after WWII, the decline of its infrastructure, population and economy in the 1960s and 1970s and the emergence of a truly global city by the end of the century.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  14. A beginners' guide to cinema: how to read a film

    Course Date: Sat 17 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get to grips with a range of different film styles and extend your film-critical vocabulary by viewing and analysing passages from films old and new from around the world.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  15. A taste of philosophy

    Course Date: Sat 17 Mar 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Have you ever wondered what philosophy is? What do philosophers talk about? Can they tell you the meaning of life or is it just jargon and navel gazing? Come along and find out.
    Full fee: £19.00
    Senior fee: £15.00
    Concession: £10.00

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