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Sing-Through

Performing Arts

The musical theatre repertoire includes fantastic ensemble numbers to be sung in a wide range of styles, usually requiring four-part harmony: think of Ragtime’s “Prologue”, Candide’s “Make Our Garden ...
7:00 PM -
9:30 PM
15 October 2018 -
15 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
PA19118

Photography Workshop - Take Great Photos in a Day

Arts and Culture

This one-day workshop will teach you handy technical knowledge and enhance your creativity when taking photographs. You will learn how to control your manual camera’s exposure, moving away from limite ...
10:30 AM -
4:30 PM
20 October 2018 -
20 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19122

The Threat of War - Everyday Life in the 1930s

Arts and Culture

Our archives hold personal diaries, political pamphlets and Spanish Civil War photographs which provide us with valuable insights into people’s lives in 1930s Britain. During this turbulent decade, do ...
11:00 AM -
1:00 PM
20 October 2018 -
20 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19115

Walking Tours -Marx in Hampstead

London

London, the heart of the British Empire and the foremost city of modern capitalism in the nineteenth century, was also home to the revolutionary anti-capitalist Karl Marx for most of his adult life. ...
11:00 AM -
1:00 PM
20 October 2018 -
20 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19112

On the Home Front in London (1939-1945)

Arts and Culture

Inspired by our upcoming performance of Howard Goodall’s WWII focused production Girlfriends, we’re revisiting the home front in London in this immersive archives course. Using ration books and recipe ...
2:00 PM -
4:00 PM
20 October 2018 -
20 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19116

Dance in a Day... Lindy Hop

Performing Arts

With our Dancers in Residence, Swing Patrol, we are delighted to offer Dance in a Day. The Dance in a Day workshops are beginner dance workshops aimed at introducing you to the key principles and move ...
12:30 PM -
4:30 PM
21 October 2018 -
21 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
PA19116

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

A People's History of the East End - Early C19th

London

These 4 one-day-long classes will explore the rich and vibrant social history of London’s East End.  From the early 17th century the East End was transformed by shipping, overseas trade and migration. ...
10:00 AM -
5:00 PM
27 October 2018 -
27 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19114

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

Language and the First World War

Words and Ideas

In this course we will be examining how wartime changed the English language between 1914 and 1918; slang was taken up widely, and exploited commercially, soldiers found ways to reassure their loved o ...
11:00 AM -
4:00 PM
27 October 2018 -
27 October 2018
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19101