Adult Courses

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For your curious mind. Delve into some of the greatest treasures in our collection with our courses.

Whether you’re looking to hone a skill, learn a craft or discover a new passion, we have programme of vibrant subjects designed for you to study wherever you are.

Explore all our At the Library Courses

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Who are our courses for?

Courses are for adults aged 18 years and over. If you are aged between 16-17 years, please contact adultLearning@bl.uk and your parent/guardian will be asked to sign a permission form.

Our courses are in English and are mostly aimed at beginners unless otherwise stated. Please check the individual course outline for specific details.

Sign up to hear about future courses

We're regularly developing new courses. If you would like to join our mailing list to be notified when courses are open for booking, please email adultlearning@bl.uk.

Series events

Illumination Masterclass
At the Library Course

Illumination Masterclass

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Comedy Writing: Inspired by Michael Palin & P G Wodehouse
At the Library Course

Comedy Writing: Inspired by Michael Palin & P G Wodehouse

Six week course starting -
Introduction to Latin
At the Library Course

Introduction to Latin

Two day course starting -
Cheese Masterclass: History, Making and Taste
At the Library Course

Cheese Masterclass: History, Making and Taste

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Food Writing Masterclass
At the Library Course

Food Writing Masterclass

Two day course starting -
Learn Live: Introduction to Latin
Online Course

Learn Live: Introduction to Latin

Two day course starting -
Fantasy Study Day
At the Library Course

Fantasy Study Day

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Quills and Calligraphy Masterclass
At the Library Course

Quills and Calligraphy Masterclass

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