Humanities

Discover Lancashire’s Lost Castles or start your Creative Writing journey with one of our fascinating Humanities courses.

  • Creative Writing Beginners
    On this course you will learn how to unleash your creative side and develop your writing in an original style. You will learn the principles of writing fiction, poetry, autobiography, monologues and short play scripts. You will learn how to develop characters, establish a sense of place and time in your writing, use dialogues and experiment with writing styles.
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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 21/09/2020
      13:00 to 15:00
      5 week course
      Cost:£62.00
  • Creative Writing Intermediate (Online)

    Learn how to further develop your creative side and take your writing to another level with this live online course. You will learn about editing and re-writing, plot development how to further develop your characterisations, define a sense of place and time in your writing, use tense appropriately and experiment with writing styles. You will look at point of view and examples of good writing and how to use examples to inform your own work.

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      FRI - 25/09/2020
      10:00 to 12:00
      10 week course
      Cost:£124.00
  • Discover: History of the Medieval Monarchy (Online)

    This live online course is for history lovers and those interested in the past. We will explore some of the key political, social and religious changes that took place between 1066 and 1485 with a focus on the medieval kings and queens. We will look at the Normans, Angevins, Plantagenets and finally the last medieval kings of the Wars of the Roses.

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 21/09/2020
      10:00 to 12:00
      4 week course
      Cost:£49.60
  • Discover: The French Revolution

    This live online course is for history lovers and those interested in the past. We will explore some of the key political, social and religious changes that took place both in France and Europe before, during and after the French Revolution.

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 22/09/2020
      13:00 to 15:00
      4 week course
      Cost:£49.60
  • Lancashire's Lost Castles (Online)
    Unlike some counties Lancashire is not particularly well known for its castles with those at Lancaster and Clitheroe probably being the only ones familiar to the general public. However it is known from the historical records that there were a substantial number of other castles in the county in the medieval period and recent archaeological work has enabled these to be identified and understood more clearly. In this live online course, you will learn about the history and development of some these fascinating structures as well as some of their famous and infamous owners and occupants including the local lord who was responsible for putting the Tudor dynasty on the throne of England. Come and learn about these historical local treasures.
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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 14/09/2020
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE
  • Living in Extraordinary Times (Online)

    As we face a ‘new normal’ as a result of Covid-19 we can study the past and examine the extraordinary events that our ancestors faced and overcame. If you love history and enjoy learning about the past and want to know more about some of the upheavals of history then this live online course is for you.

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 23/09/2020
      10:00 to 12:00
      10 week course
      Cost:£124.00
  • Philosophy Intermediate (Online)

    This live online course explores some of the key philosophical ideas that shape our world. Building on the beginner’s course, we will consider key, thought provoking ideas on the nature of philosophy of mind and existence.

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 22/09/2020
      10:00 to 12:00
      10 week course
      Cost:£124.00
  • Shakespeare`s Writings For Beginners

    This course will introduce you to the work of William Shakespeare and some of the issues raised by his plays and the position they hold in the modern world. 

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    Course Locations & Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 16/09/2020
      13:00 to 15:00
      1 day course
      Cost:FREE

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