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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
13
Apr

Online Creative Writing: Building Great Fiction

10 week online Creative Writing course

Mon
13
Apr

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

6 week online History and Heritage course

Tue
14
Apr

Tracing the History of York Through its Buildings

10 week History and Heritage course which will be taught ONLINE.

Tue
14
Apr

Writing Page-turners: Building Suspense in Fiction

6 week Creative Writing course - which will be taught online.

Tue
14
Apr

Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry

10 week Literature course

Tue
14
Apr

An Introduction to Galaxies and the Universe

10 week Science and Earth Science course - which will be taught online.

Wed
15
Apr

The Knights Templar: History, Myths and Legends

10 week History and Heritage course which will be taught online.

Wed
15
Apr

The Artist's Studio Through the Centuries

10 week History of Art course

Wed
15
Apr

The History of Normandy: From the Vikings to D-Day

10 week History and Heritage course which will be taught online.

Thu
16
Apr

York Medieval Stained Glass in situ

10 week History and Heritage course

Thu
16
Apr

Healing Words: How Poetry Can Soothe our Stressed Minds

8 week Literature course - which will be taught online.

Thu
16
Apr

Later Venetian Renaissance Painting

10 week History of Art course - which will be taught online.

Thu
16
Apr
Thu
16
Apr

Roses are Red and White: Four of Yorkshire and Lancashire’s Finest Writers

8 week Literature course - which will be taught online.

Thu
16
Apr

‘Paper Tigresses’: Forty Years of Virago Modern Classics

10 week Literature course - which will be taught online.

Sat
18
Apr

History Mysteries: Who is Buried in Sutton Hoo?

History and Heritage Saturday course

Sat
18
Apr
Sat
18
Apr
Mon
20
Apr

Stepping on the Stage of History: Modern Humans in the Upper Palaeolithic

10 week History and Heritage course - which will be taught online.

Mon
20
Apr

By Right or By Might? The Wars of the Roses in the North

10 week History and Heritage course which will be taught online.

Sat
25
Apr

Where Do Ideas Come From?

Creative Writing Saturday course

Sat
25
Apr
Sat
25
Apr

The Emergence of Modern Art

History of Art Saturday course

Sat
25
Apr

A Day at Briggflatts

Literature Saturday course

Sat
25
Apr

Current Topics in Biology: Sustainable Food

Saturday Science and Earth Science course

Sat
2
May

How Did Britain Become Roman?

History and Heritage Saturday course

Sat
2
May
Sat
9
May

Writing a Novel: Engaging the Audience

Creative Writing Saturday course

Sat
9
May

The Conquests of Wales

History and Heritage Saturday course

Sat
9
May

An Introduction to Geoffrey Hill

Literature Saturday course

Sat
9
May

The Death of God

Saturday Religion, Culture and Philosophy course

Sat
16
May

Writing Short Stories

Creative Writing Saturday course

Sat
16
May

History of Spain: The Reconquest (1000-1500)

History and Heritage Saturday course

Sat
16
May

History of Art: Developing a Worldwide View

History of Art Saturday course

Sat
16
May

‘Down these mean streets...’

Literature Saturday course

Sat
23
May

Performance Writing

Creative Writing Saturday course

Sat
30
May

Building the Guild Hall

History and Heritage Saturday course

Sat
30
May

A New Heaven and a New Earth: An Introduction to the Book of Revelation

Saturday Religion, Culture and Philosophy course

Sat
30
May
Sat
6
Jun
Sat
6
Jun

Introduction to the Poetry of Seamus Heaney

Literature half-day Saturday course

Sat
6
Jun

Current Topics in Biology: Our Climate

Saturday Science and Earth Science course

Sat
13
Jun

Preparing to Submit

Creative Writing Saturday course

Sat
13
Jun
Sat
13
Jun

French Connections and the Camden Town Group

History of Art Saturday course

Sat
13
Jun

A Day with John Donne

Literature Saturday course

Sat
20
Jun

Writing the Wild: Nature Writing

Creative Writing Saturday course

Sat
20
Jun
Sat
20
Jun
Sat
20
Jun
Sat
20
Jun

Durham Cathedral: History Set in Stone

History and Heritage Saturday course

Sat
20
Jun
Sat
27
Jun

A Writer's Workout: Part Two

Creative Writing Saturday course

Sat
27
Jun

The Vision of Piers Plowman: A Search for ‘Kynde Knowinge’

Saturday Religion, Culture and Philosophy course

Sat
27
Jun

Current Topics in Biology: Public Health Decisions at Scale

Saturday half-day Science and Earth Science course