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A History of British Radicalism (1830s-1980s)

Arts and Culture

Our archivists and librarians have been collecting pamphlets, flyers and campaigning ephemera for over a century. This course provides an accessible introduction to radical political movements in Brit ...
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
01 November 2018 -
29 November 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19118

A History of Print and Printing

Arts and Culture

This course looks at the history of print and printing in its social, economic and cultural context, exploring: the problems faced by early printers; the economics of early printing and how this affec ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
13 November 2018 -
11 December 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19124

An Introduction to Opera

Arts and Culture

Discover the true power of opera. This course will dispel the myths surrounding opera and introduce you to its magic. Through a combination of recorded music, visual aids and group discussion, student ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
23 October 2018 -
23 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19101

An Introduction to the History of European Art

Arts and Culture

This course will explore the differences between Medieval and Renaissance art and between Baroque and Neoclassicism. Over five classes and a guided visit to the National Gallery, you will look at a se ...
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6:00 PM -
8:00 PM
05 October 2018 -
09 November 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19111

Behind the Library Desk in Victorian London

Arts and Culture

The Victorians were voracious readers and library enthusiasts. This engaging course introduces the early years of the public library story in London through the eyes of the librarians in charge. It re ...
11:00 AM -
2:00 PM
01 December 2018 -
01 December 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19114

Escape Stories - A Creative Storytelling Workshop

Arts and Culture

Archives can be a stimulus for creative expression and storytelling. In this one-off session we invite you to create your own artistic responses to the themes of confinement and liberation, using coll ...
11:00 AM -
04:00 PM
24 November 2018 -
24 November 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19113

Film Studies - An Introduction

Arts and Culture

Enhance your appreciation of movies and knowledge of cinema by exploring ways to analyse films in this introductory guide. Topics such as editing, framing, mise-en-scène and auteur theory will be expl ...
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6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
26 September 2018 -
31 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19108

Film Studies - Film Noir

Arts and Culture

Discover the gritty and glittering world of film noir, a long-standing cult favourite and ongoing inspiration for many film-makers. Yet what exactly is film noir? This course explores examples of Amer ...
6:30 PM -
8:30 PM
07 November 2018 -
12 December 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19109

Film Studies - Italian Neo-realism

Arts and Culture

Explore how Italian neorealism revolutionised cinema at home and abroad in the ‘40s and ‘50s and remains a significant ongoing influence. Martin Scorsese has called Italian neo-realism ‘the most preci ...
11:00 AM -
5:00 PM
27 October 2018 -
27 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19110

Forty Years Out - LGBTQ Study Day

Arts and Culture

Rose Collis has been an out and proud lesbian writer, performer, historian and activist for four decades. During that time, she has witnessed, participated in and chronicled many key events in LGBTQ h ...
10:00 AM -
4:00 PM
17 November 2018 -
17 November 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19125