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Upcoming courses and events

The Centre for Lifelong Learning runs a wide programme of courses and events throughout the year. Please see below for a full list of our upcoming accredited, non-accredited and Saturday courses, as well as our free lectures.

Mon
18
Jan
Mon
18
Jan

Climate and Human Environment (Accredited Course)

11 week accredited Arts and Humanities/Archaeology module

Mon
18
Jan

The Politics of Yorkshire

8 week History of Politics course

Mon
18
Jan

Not Just the Booker Prize

8 week Literature course

Mon
18
Jan

WH Auden

8 week Literature course

Mon
18
Jan
Tue
19
Jan

Novel Writing Masterclass

8 week Creative Writing course

Tue
19
Jan
Tue
19
Jan

Writing Children’s Fiction

8 week Children's Literature/Creative Writing course

Wed
20
Jan
Wed
20
Jan
Wed
20
Jan

Introduction to the Physical Environment

8 week Physical Geography course

Thu
21
Jan

The Age of the Vikings

8 week History course

Thu
21
Jan

The New Testament in Art

8 week Art History course

Thu
21
Jan

Painted Words, Written Images

8 week Art History course

Thu
21
Jan

Strange Laws of Medieval England

8 week Medieval History course

Fri
22
Jan

Poetry Writing Recharge!

8 week Creative Writing course

Sat
23
Jan

The World of Bede (second cohort)

A non-accredited History and Heritage course.

Sat
30
Jan

The Origins of the Selfie

Online Social Science course.

Sat
30
Jan

The Wild Within

Online Poetry course.

Sat
30
Jan
Sat
30
Jan
Sat
6
Feb

Dylan Thomas and his World

Online Literature course.

Sat
6
Feb

The Borgia Popes

Online History course.

Sat
6
Feb
Sat
6
Feb

How to Write a Novel - Scene by Scene

Online Creative Writing course.

Sat
13
Feb

Alcuin of York and Charlemagne

Online History course.

Sat
13
Feb
Sat
13
Feb

The Poetry of Hull

2 week Literature course.

Sat
20
Feb
Sat
20
Feb

Medieval London

Online Historical Architecture course.

Sat
20
Feb

Inside Hugo’s ‘Notre Dame’

2 week Historical Literature course.

Sat
20
Feb
Sat
20
Feb
Sat
27
Feb
Sat
27
Feb

The Mystery of Pope Joan

Online History course.

Sat
27
Feb

Aesthetics and Politics

Online Philosophy of Art course.

Sat
27
Feb
Sat
27
Feb

Kind of Blue: the History of Jazz

Online History of Music course.

Sat
27
Feb

Russian Landscape in the Long 19th Century

Online History of Art course.

Sat
27
Feb

Jurassic Beasts of the Dinosaur Coast

Online Geological course.

Sat
6
Mar
Sat
6
Mar

Scandinavian Poetry

Online Poetry course.

Sat
6
Mar

Clinical Psychology

Online Psychology course.

Sat
6
Mar

Bede the Historian (second cohort)

A non-accredited History and Heritage course.

Sat
6
Mar

TS Eliot’s Four Quartets

Online Literature course.

Sat
6
Mar

Aegean Archaeology

Online History course.

Sat
13
Mar
Sat
13
Mar

Introduction to Philosophy of Education

Online Social Science course.

Sat
13
Mar

Keep It Short!

Online Literature course.

Sat
13
Mar

The Art of Albrecht Dürer

2 week History of Art course.

Sat
13
Mar
Sat
13
Mar

The Physics of Stars

2 week Physics course.

Sat
20
Mar

George IV, York, and the Slave Trade (second cohort)

Online History and Heritage course.

Sat
20
Mar
Sat
20
Mar
Sat
27
Mar
Sat
27
Mar

An Introduction to Mindfulness

2 week Social Science course.

Sat
27
Mar

Art and the Female Body

Online Social Science course.

Mon
19
Apr
Mon
19
Apr

Sir Walter Scott: Author of Waverley

8 week online Literature course.

Mon
19
Apr

World in Turmoil: Art in Britain 1914-1945

8 week online History of Art course.

Mon
19
Apr

What was the Holy Roman Empire?

10 week online History and Heritage course.

Mon
19
Apr

Books of the Decade: Reading the 2010s

8 week online Literature course.

Mon
19
Apr

The Medieval Parish Churches of England

8 week online History and Heritage course.

Tue
20
Apr

Magic, Quests and Dragons: Writing Fantasy Fiction

8 week online Creative Writing course.

Tue
20
Apr

Medieval Lives: As Laced Together By Terry Jones

10 week online History and Heritage course.

Tue
20
Apr

The Radiant Art: A History of York Stained Glass (Accredited Course)

11 week accredited History and Heritage course.

Tue
20
Apr

Philosophy of Art

10 week online Philosophy course.

Tue
20
Apr

Contemporary British Nature Writing (Accredited Course)

11 week accredited Literature course.

Tue
20
Apr

An Introduction to Dutch Art

8 week online History of Art course.

Tue
20
Apr

The History of Money

10 week online History and Heritage course.

Wed
21
Apr

The History, Architecture and Art of York Minster

10 week online History and Heritage course.

Wed
21
Apr

The East India Company and Trade in China 1600-1833

10 week online History and Heritage course.

Wed
21
Apr

The Industrial History of Yorkshire (Accredited Course)

11 week accredited History and Heritage course.

Wed
21
Apr

Completing the Novel

10 week online Creative Writing course

Wed
21
Apr

Hitler, Himmler and Heydrich: The Roots of Fascism

10 week online History and Heritage course.

Wed
21
Apr

An Introduction to Personality Psychology (Accredited Course)

11 week accredited Social Science course.

Wed
21
Apr

The Medicis: The History of a Banking Dynasty

10 week online History and heritage course.

Wed
21
Apr
Wed
21
Apr

Philosophy of Religion (Accredited Course)

11 week accredited Philosophy course.

Thu
22
Apr

England and France: A History of Alliance and Enmity

10 week online History and Heritage course.

Thu
22
Apr
Thu
22
Apr

Medieval Latin Poets and Poetry

8 week online History and Heritage course.

Thu
22
Apr

The Origin of the English Nation

10 week online History and Heritage course.

Thu
22
Apr

Introduction to Philosophy

10 week online Philosophy course.

Thu
22
Apr

An Introduction to Critical Sociology (Accredited Course)

11 week accredited Social Sciences course.

Thu
22
Apr
Thu
22
Apr
Thu
22
Apr

An Introduction to Art History (Accredited Course)

11 week accredited History of Art course.

Thu
22
Apr

Shapeshifting: Writing Poems in Other Voices

10 week online Creative Writing course.

Fri
23
Apr
Fri
23
Apr

Writing a Themed Collection

10 week online Creative writing course.

Mon
26
Apr

The History of London’s Transport (1860-1962) (Summer)

6 week online flexible study History and Heritage course.