One-day workshops, talks and lectures

Are you looking for something different to do at the weekend, evening or weekday? Explore our treasure trove of one-off workshops, taster sessions, talks and lectures.

Try something new, challenge yourself, refresh your existing skills or knowledge and join the Build community.

Located right in the heart of London, in Covent Garden, Build is central and convenient.

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  1. Working with methods of great voice practitioners: Patsy Rodenburg's writings

    Course Date: Tue 17 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The former Head of Voice at LAMDA takes you through the great Patsy Rodenburg's celebrated work in an intensive voice and speech workshop.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00

  2. Working with methods of great voice practitioners: David Carey's Vocal Arts Workbook

    Course Date: Wed 18 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A practical workshop based on The Vocal Arts Workbook by David Carey, one of our greatest voice teachers. Explore practical exercises around achieving clarity and expression with your voice.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00

  3. Working with methods of great voice practitioners: Michael McCallion's The Voice Book

    Course Date: Fri 20 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore practical exercises in breath resonance and clarity from the important The Voice Book of 1988; this workshop is particularly useful for non-native speakers but is for everyone who wants to make the most of their voice.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00

  4. The geology beneath British landscapes

    Course Date: Sun 22 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Britain encompasses a fascinating variety of beautiful landscapes, from the lakes and hills of the north-west to the flatlands of East Anglia. This course gives you a practical introduction to the unique geology beneath these areas, covering main rock types and geological periods.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  5. Think like an artist: in 19th century Britain

    Course Date: Sun 22 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the artistic world of 19th century Britain from the perspective of the artist. How did an artist train? What did it take to be successful? What new demands and challenges did leading artists face? Includes gallery visit. #arthistory #summerschool #JMWturner #PreRaphaelite.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  6. Understanding project management

    Course Date: Sun 22 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Project management skills are essential in modern business. Learn the fundamentals of how to manage time and resources.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £45.00

  7. Feldenkrais: walking with ease

    Course Date: Sun 22 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Walking is a basic function, yet no robot can replicate its complexity. We will work on fundamental elements: how improving balance on one leg enables the other to swing freely for an easy flowing gait.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  8. Leather jointed endpapers: structure and technique workshop

    Leather jointed endpapers: structure and technique workshop

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A pacey and practical introduction to the structure and techniques of leather-jointed endpapers in fine binding. Just right for students wishing to add to or stretch their bookbinding skills. An intermediate level course.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  9. Discovering and deciphering ancient writings

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Look at how archaeologists have been able to decipher certain ancient scripts and why others still remain a mystery. You will also have the opportunity to decipher texts yourselves. Taught by Dr. Claudia Zehrt from the British Museum.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00
    Concession: £25.00

  10. Excel: applying formulae and functions

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Move beyond basic arithmetic in Excel and learn to use the power of formulae and functions to save time and to extract new information from your data.
    Full fee: £49.00
    Senior fee: £39.00

  11. Movements in art: Impressionism

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Study the work of a controversial group of painters working in and around Paris from the late 1860s and 1870s and explore how these artists re-thought their creative practice in response to modern life. #arthistory #summerschool #onedaycourse #impressionism.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  12. Discover Chinese (Mandarin)

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Get a flavour of Mandarin and its basic sentence structure. Learn some useful phrases and some pronunciation guidelines. A fascinating introduction for complete beginners.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  13. Block your own label in leather or cloth

    Block your own label in leather or cloth

    Course Date: Tue 24 Jul 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Label yourself! Learn how to prepare and block simple labels for books, bags and more, using foil or gold leaf and a blocking press. Suitable for all levels.
    Full fee: £29.00
    Senior fee: £29.00
    Concession: £29.00

  14. Stay safe online

    Course Date: Tue 24 Jul 2018 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What does identify theft entail? What risks do you run? Learn how to protect yourself from identify theft on this course.
    Full fee: £39.00
    Senior fee: £31.00
    Concession: £20.00

  15. Movements in art: Post-Impressionism

    Course Date: Tue 24 Jul 2018 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Cézanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh and Seurat are all called Post-Impressionists, yet each had different styles and preoccupations. Explore their work and lives and learn why they left such an valuable legacy. #arthistory #onedaycourse #postimpressionism.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

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