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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.

Coming Soon!

Sat
20
Apr

How to Transform 'An Idea' into a Story

A half-day online creative writing course

Sat
20
Apr

Who Wrote the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle?

A full-day history and heritage course (The King's Manor, Classroom-based)

Sat
27
Apr

Suleiman the Magnificent and the Knights Hospitaller

A full-day history and heritage course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
27
Apr

Clarifying the Commonwealth: Who, What, and Why

A half-day online history and heritage course

Sat
4
May

King Arthur, History and Legend

A full-day history and heritage course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
11
May

Interpreting Landscapes: Maps and Plans at the Borthwick Institute

A half-day online history and heritage course

Sat
11
May

Who Killed Amy Robsart?

A full-day history and heritage course (The King's Manor, Classroom-based)

Sat
18
May

Introduction to the Poetry of Dylan Thomas

A half-day literature course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
25
May

Happy Ever Afters: An Introduction to Writing Romance Fiction

A half-day online creative writing course

Sat
25
May

Roman Britain - A History through Coins

A full-day history and heritage course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
25
May

Lady Jane Grey: 'The Nine Days Queen'

A full-day history and heritage course (The King's Manor, Classroom-based)

Sat
25
May
Sat
25
May

Do I Dare to Eat a Peach? A Date with TS Eliot

A full-day literature course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
1
Jun

The Life and Times of Eleanor of Aquitaine

A full-day history and heritage course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
1
Jun

Adapting Frankenstein

A full-day literature course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
1
Jun

A Mindful Morning: Bringing Awareness to Everyday Life

A half-day life skills course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
8
Jun

Writing Historical Fiction

A half-day online creative writing course

Sat
8
Jun

Henry IV: Treason, Heresy and Lollardy

A full-day history and heritage course (The King's Manor, Classroom-based)

Sat
8
Jun

An Introduction to Sea Literature

A 2 week online literature course

Sat
8
Jun

Animal Matters

A full-day philosophy/religion course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
15
Jun

Benedictines and Cistercians in Yorkshire

A full-day history and heritage course (The King's Manor, Classroom-based)

Sat
15
Jun

A Short History of Islamic Gardens

A full-day history of art course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
22
Jun

A Beginner’s Guide to Writing a Novel

A full-day creative writing course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)

Sat
22
Jun

Eleanor Cobham: a Royal Witch?

A full-day history and heritage course (The King's Manor, Classroom-based)

Sat
22
Jun

York’s Medieval City Walls

A half-day history and heritage course (University of York Campus, Classroom-based)