History, the arts and creative writing courses

History, Culture & Writing

20 December 2023

British history, the arts and creative writing courses

Are you interested in delving into 19th century Britain's history or exploring art history through famous portraits. Or you might want to try your hand at writing children’s books or other fiction.

Enrol onto one of our courses starting in the new year.

Course details are listed below

First steps in creative writing

Bring your stories to life! Learn how to craft compelling fiction as a beginner.

  • Date: Wednesday 10 January 2024
  • Time: 9.45am
  • Course code: HW2080

Famous figures from British history: 19th Century 

Get to know the trailblazers who shaped Victorian-era Britain.

  • Date: Thursday 11 January 2024
  • Time: 2pm
  • Course code: HH2500

Introduction to the history of arts: Famous portraits

Discover the fascinating stories behind iconic portraits from history's greatest painters.

  • Date: Thursday 25 January 2024
  • Time: 12.30pm
  • Course code: HA2000

How do I enrol?

Click on the course titles for more information and to book online or call 020 8753 3600 to make a booking by phone.  You can find our full list of our humanities courses on our website under History, culture and writing courses.

Christmas closure

Please be aware that our centre and phone lines will be closed from 12pm Friday 22 December 2023.  For more information about our availability during the Christmas holidays please go to Christmas Closure.

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