Courses starting in June 2019

Looking to pick up a new skill or discover a new hobby this Summer? Secure your spot this June at one of Build's daytime, evening, or weekend courses.
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    British nature writing: its history and changing perspectives

    Course Date: Wed 19 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course focusses on non-fiction nature writing from British naturalists, taking its cue from Gilbert White's Natural History of Selborne at the end of the eighteenth century through to Nan Shepherd, Richard Mabey, Roger Deakin and beyond into the twenty-first century. We will explore the changing purposes of nature writing and how scientific and technological developments have altered our relationship with the natural world. Looking at nature through others' eyes will also give us increased knowledge and appreciation of the flora and fauna of the British landscape.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £35.00

  2. Gentle movement for healthy living

    Course Date: Wed 19 Jun 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you want better mobility, balance, posture, stamina and strength? This gentle exercise class promotes healthy living and keeping active at every stage of life as you work at your own level.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £47.00

  3. Pilates matwork conditioning: beginners

    Course Date: Wed 19 Jun 2019 (and 5 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover the difference Pilates can make to your life. Develop your core control, tone muscles and improve strength and posture. Ideal if you are new to Pilates or if you want to work at a more gentle level.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  4. Oil painting for beginners

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 20 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An introduction to the beautiful process of oil painting. Learn how to start a painting, organise a palette, mix colours and create texture using a range of techniques and exercises inspired by artists.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £109.00

  5. Living through bereavement and loss

    Course Date: Fri 21 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course offers insights into your personal experience of bereavement and loss. Discover what theory and research has revealed about bereavement, and explore your own process in a safe, confidential space.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £36.00

  6. Creative photography projects

    Creative photography projects

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 21 Jun 2019 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Always playing around with creative photographic ideas? Fancy some expert guidance on developing your ideas into a proper project? Come and experiment with ideas and techniques, whether you're photographing people, landscape, still-life or other genres. Develop a project from start to finish, learning both the theory and practicalities of planning, editing, printing and presentation.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £191.00
    Concession: £146.00

  7. Kum-Nye: Tibetan relaxation and meditation workshop

    New Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the relaxation techniques of the Tibetan Kum Nye tradition. Discover how to use breathing, massage and gentle movement exercises to refresh and revitalise the whole body and mind.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  8. A very wicked place: representations of London in Dickens' later novels

    A very wicked place: representations of London in Dickens' later novels

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    In Dickens’ novels London often takes on the force of a character. Augmented by visits (to the Dickens Museum and the Temple), we shall explore precisely how he expressed his endless fascination with the greatest 19th-century metropolis. NB. Course fees include the entrance fee to the Dickens' museum.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £50.00

  9. Psychology and counselling

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 22 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the connection between these related but different disciplines. This bird's eye view of how psychological theories underpin counselling practice will cover humanistic, cognitive behavioural and psychoanalytic approaches. What do psychologists think about the effectiveness of counselling?
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  10. Professional practice: get your artwork out there

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 23 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This short workshop looks at how to go about getting your work to an audience. Students will bring some examples of their recent work – digital or in its physical form, for discussion for the purposes of writing a personal statement and seeking exhibiton opportunities. We will discuss your work in the context of contemporary art, look at applying for competitions, open exhibitions and residencies, networking, social media, finding exhibition spaces and marketing your work. This course will give you tips, know-how and confidence.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  11. Experience: life drawing

    Experience: life drawing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 23 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Try drawing the nude figure from observation. You’ll be guided by an experienced tutor through simple exercises to help you draw proportion, gain confidence and explore different drawing materials.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £69.00

  12. Alexander technique: Sunday workshop

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 23 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how to return your body to its natural state of balance and poise in this beginner's guide to the Alexander Technique. Learn to become mindful of muscular and mental tension in one Sunday workshop.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  13. Photographing interiors

    Course Date: Mon 24 Jun 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: PS - Photography Studio
    Ever marvelled at the beautiful images of interiors in glossy magazines? Learn the secrets of the photography of interiors from the old and grand to the contemporary. Explore the equipment and composition, and discover editing and processing techniques to produce your own professional-looking images.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  14. Black and white darkroom workshop (all levels)

    Course Date: Mon 24 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: OS - Off Site
    Interested in black and white photography? Learn how to process black and white film like a pro, from paper selection to developing and printing techniques, in one of the best-equipped darkrooms in the country. An essential workshop for photographers of all levels to give their prints that professional edge.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £121.00

  15. Find and use your manager voice

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 25 Jun 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: FRA - Fashion Retail Academy
    Are you an executive, senior manager or line manager? Improve the way you communicate with your staff through appropriate and structured vocal exercises and develop your practice.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

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