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1950s London and the Festival of Britain

London

What new technologies were on display at London’s South Bank during the 1951 Festival of Britain? What types of refreshments were enjoyed by Festival visitors? This micro-history session provides ...
11:00 AM -
16:00 PM
15 June 2019 -
15 June 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19303

A History of Drag

Arts and Culture

Male cross-dressing performance has endured as an essential part of the fabric of British entertainment. From the Elizabethan boy player, to the bawdy Victorian dame, to the glamorous and avant-garde ...
10:00 AM -
16:00 PM
08 June 2019 -
08 June 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19305

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 ...
18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
30 April 2019 -
28 May 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19312

A Night at the Opera

Arts and Culture

Learn how to differentiate between the most popular operatic styles or genres including opera seria, verismo, opera buffa and several more. Join Helen Astrid in this exclusive operatic journey fro ...
18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
02 July 2019 -
02 July 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19303

An A to Z of London Since 1800

London

This Hands-on History workshop aims to reveal new information about London’s social history since 1800. We’ll explore an eclectic assortment of themes, ranging from ‘Anarchists’ to ‘Zoo’ with plenty o ...
11:00 -
14:00
06 April 2019 -
06 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19215

An Introduction to Charles Booth's London

London

This course will explore aspects of Charles Booth's landmark survey 'Life & Labour of the People in London', published in 17 volumes between 1889 and 1903 (the entire series can be read in the Bishops ...
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19:00 -
20:30
26 February 2019 -
02 April 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19209

An Introduction to Charles Booth's London

London

This course will explore aspects of Charles Booth's landmark survey 'Life & Labour of the People in London', published in 17 volumes between 1889 and 1903 - (the entire series can be read in the Bisho ...
19:00 PM -
20:30 PM
11 June 2019 -
16 July 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
LN19316

An Introduction to LGBTQ+ Literature

Words and Ideas

Literature has often been a source of strength for LGBTQ people; of validation or understanding, and a space to enjoy the beauty in same-sex attraction. The creation of literary responses has char ...
10:30 AM -
16:30 PM
01 June 2019 -
01 June 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
WR19312

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, stu ...
18:30 PM -
20:30 PM
18 June 2019 -
18 June 2019
SUITABLE FOR ALL -
AC19304

An Introduction to the Ballroom Dances - Level 1

Performing Arts

The popularity of Ballroom and Latin dancing is as high now as in its heyday from the 1950s to the 1970s. We offer a range of courses for students of all levels in a friendly and supportive enviro ...
19:15 PM -
20:45 PM
30 April 2019 -
04 June 2019
LEVEL 1 -
PA19314