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3D Printing Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
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3D Printing Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th March 2022
£195
On this course, you’ll gain a hands-on experience of 3D printing, with opportunities to explore materials and see how the equipment works, and to develop a personal project. Artists and...
A Critical Eye: Reading to Develop your Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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A Critical Eye: Reading to Develop your Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 5th March 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you examine the ways to ‘read’ a novel or text beyond its first impressions. It’s aimed at anyone interested in developing their creative...
A Pinch of Magic: An Introduction to Speculative Fiction - Online - Nottingham Trent University
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A Pinch of Magic: An Introduction to Speculative Fiction - Online - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 4th October 2021
£310
Explore the world of speculative fiction and introduce a pinch of the unexpected to your everyday world. This course is aimed at anyone who has ever had an inkling of...
A Whole New World: An Introduction to World Building in Fantasy and Sci-Fi - Online - Nottingham Trent University
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A Whole New World: An Introduction to World Building in Fantasy and Sci-Fi - Online - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 18th January 2022
£310
Travel to a world, or maybe a different planet, full of magic, from the comfort of your own home during this online course, delivered via Zoom. All stories have to...
Acrylics Now (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Acrylics Now (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th October 2021
£395
This course is ideal for those people new to acrylics and those with some experience. It will cover the basic tenets of acrylics; the materiality of the paint, the support...
Acrylics Now (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Acrylics Now (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£395
This course is ideal for those people new to acrylics and those with some experience. It will cover the basic tenets of acrylics; the materiality of the paint, the support...
Animation for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Animation for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 16th August 2021
£475
If you enjoy drawing and creating characters then this one-week course is for you. The week will provide you with an introduction to animation starting with some practical activities like...
Animation for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Animation for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 7th October 2021
£450
Starting with what feel like simple projects such as flipbooks and zoetropes (the fundamentals of making moving images and tricking the eye), the course quickly moves on to more complex...
Architectural Model Making for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Architectural Model Making for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th October 2021
£395
This course will help you visualise a space, read and scale down technical drawings, and find solutions to some of the challenges of architectural model making. It's ideal for anyone...
Architecture for 12 – 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Architecture for 12 – 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£450
This summer course explores creative thinking, drawing, model making and advanced technologies that architects use today. The course will introduce you to contemporary approaches to architecture, with ingenious projects that...
Architecture for 15 – 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Architecture for 15 – 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£450
This summer course explores new ways of thinking and advanced technologies that are being used by professional architects today. The course will introduce you to contemporary approaches to design, with...
Art School Experience - Nottingham Trent University
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Art School Experience - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2021
£450
Is immersing yourself in the art school way of life something you’ve dreamed about? If so, join this ten-week course and start developing your personal approach to creating art. This...
Art Studio for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Art Studio for 12 - 14 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd August 2021
£450
Art encourages you to be a spontaneous, original thinker and have a great imagination. Spark your creativity and express yourself on this exciting, experimental course. You will have the opportunity...
Be Your Own Publisher: A Real Guide to Self Publishing
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Be Your Own Publisher: A Real Guide to Self Publishing
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 14th May 2022
£225
This course will help you develop the skills needed to self-publish a novel or short story. It provides a realistic A-Z guide through the self-publishing process, delivered by an experienced...
Botanical Drawing and Illustration - Nottingham Trent University
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Botanical Drawing and Illustration - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th November 2021
£365
This course, aimed at beginners and improvers, will develop your knowledge and skills in the field of botanical art and illustration. Typically, the course will appeal to those who have...
Branding and Communication - for a Better World! - Nottingham Trent University
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Branding and Communication - for a Better World! - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th January 2022
£465
This course combines ethical brand development with industry-level graphic design. It’s for anyone with some design experience who wants to deepen their knowledge of branding through a structured, meaningful project....
CAD for Beginners - evening course Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Beginners - evening course Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th October 2021
£650
On this course, you’ll learn the basics of the computer programmes needed for effective 2D and 3D design. Programmes taught will include AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Solid Works. It's...
CAD for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th August 2021
£625
On this course, you’ll learn the basics of the computer programmes needed for effective 2D and 3D design. Programmes taught will include AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Solid Works. It's...
CAD for Domestic Machine Knitting - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Domestic Machine Knitting - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd August 2021
£520
This course will develop your approach to creating knitwear designs, focusing on the skills required to make your own patterns and punch cards using computer-aided design (CAD) software. After first...
CAD for Interior Design (Level One) - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Interior Design (Level One) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th August 2021
£390
This course provides you with technical skills related to interior design and, most importantly, the application of computer-aided design within the profession. It’s an ideal opportunity to enhance existing interior...
CAD for Textile and Fashion Print Design - Nottingham Trent University
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CAD for Textile and Fashion Print Design - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2021
£675
On this practical, Apple Mac-based course, you’ll learn how to experiment with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to enhance your creativity and technical skills to create innovative digital textile designs and...
Car Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Car Design for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£475
Explore contemporary approaches to car design on this unique one-week course. The car industry has seen rapid changes to how vehicles are designed: whilst the trend is to use digital...
Children's Book Illustration (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Children's Book Illustration (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2021
£450
This course will introduce you to the world of illustrated children’s books, focusing on the picture book (for younger children). This is a very practical course involving drawing, writing and...
Construct your Character: How to Develop Effective and Relatable Characters (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Construct your Character: How to Develop Effective and Relatable Characters (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 16th June 2022
£15
Characters are vital to fiction; long after the book has been placed back on the shelf, it is the impact of those characters who remain engrained in our mind. This...
Contemporary Life Drawing - Nottingham Trent University
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Contemporary Life Drawing - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 30th October 2021
£190
On this course, you’ll learn key strategies to help you draw the figure and begin experimenting with new approaches. It’s open to beginners, but will also suit those already familiar...
Corset Making for Fashion and Costume (one week) - at Nottingham Trent University
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Corset Making for Fashion and Costume (one week) - at Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd August 2021
£775
This practical course is for anyone who has a personal or professional interest in fashion, vintage dressmaking or costume who would like to develop the knowledge and skills needed to...
Corset Making for Fashion and Costume (Saturdays) - at Nottingham Trent University
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Corset Making for Fashion and Costume (Saturdays) - at Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th February 2022
£795
This practical course is for anyone who has a personal or professional interest in fashion, vintage dressmaking or costume who would like to develop the knowledge and skills needed to...
Crack the Case: Writing Effective Crime Fiction - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
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Crack the Case: Writing Effective Crime Fiction - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 2nd December 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will help you establish the fundamentals of crime writing. It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing for crime fiction, whether you...
Crack the Case: Writing Effective Crime Fiction - Online (six weeks) - Nottingham Trent University
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Crack the Case: Writing Effective Crime Fiction - Online (six weeks) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 13th January 2022
£230
On this 100% online course delivered via Zoom, you’ll develop the skills needed to effectively plan, write and publish your own crime fiction writing. It’s aimed at anyone interested in...
Creative Graphics for Marketing and Communications (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Graphics for Marketing and Communications (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 17th January 2022
£675
This weekly evening course will teach you the principles of effective desktop publishing on the PC. It's ideal if you're working in-house for a marketing or communications team, and it's...
Creative Writing for 15 - 17 Year Olds  - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£375
On this online course, you will learn how to turn ideas into creative, original writing. Whether you're interested in fiction or want to write screenplays, it'll help you to create...
Creative Writing for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th October 2021
£385
The aim of the course is to enable the beginner to work on developing their writing skills in a variety of different areas, including poetry, short story writing, flash fiction,...
Creative Writing for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Creative Writing for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2021
£385
This course is for anyone that wants to scratch their writing itch! You’ll develop your writing skills in a variety of different areas, including poetry, short story writing, flash fiction,...
Developing Your Voice in Creative Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Developing Your Voice in Creative Writing (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 28th April 2022
£15
The term ‘voice’ is thrown about a lot in creative writing circles. This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you assess exactly what ‘voice’ is, and how you can strengthen...
Digital Editing for Photographers - Nottingham Trent University
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Digital Editing for Photographers - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2021
£95
On this Mac-based course you’ll learn how to enhance still images in post-production, develop new editing techniques and unlocking the power of industry-standard image editing software. You might be a...
Digital Pattern Cutting (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Digital Pattern Cutting (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th September 2021
£650
This course is a practical introduction to digital pattern cutting and will provide you with the technical skills to develop and produce commercial garments through Computer Aided Design (CAD). On...
Digital Pattern Cutting (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Digital Pattern Cutting (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th November 2021
£650
This course is a practical introduction to digital pattern cutting and will provide you with the technical skills to develop and produce commercial garments through Computer Aided Design (CAD). On...
Direct Dialogue: How to Create Effective Dialogue (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Direct Dialogue: How to Create Effective Dialogue (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 7th May 2022
£15
This two-hour online workshop will introduce you to writing effective dialogue for your creative writing; whilst ensuring realism and its necessity to the plot. It’s aimed at anyone interested in...
Domestic Machine Knitting for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Domestic Machine Knitting for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2021
£240
This course offers intensive instruction on domestic knitting machines. It’ll introduce you to thinking creatively about using a machine at home or at work, and how to exploit the equipment...
Draw like a Design Pro - Nottingham Trent University
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Draw like a Design Pro - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 13th November 2021
£150
This is not an old-fashioned still-life drawing course. Over the two days, you’ll learn how to draw and illustrate your own imagined designs and concepts, using drawing to refine and...
Drawing Dance and Movement - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing Dance and Movement - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th February 2022
£215
This course is a lively exploration of the anatomy of the body - its proportions, silhouettes and movement through dance. It’s an ideal way to explore contemporary approaches to life...
Drawing for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th October 2021
£295
This course is an energetic exploration of the ways in which people use drawing and mark-making to analyse and respond to physical (and metaphysical) spaces. It’s aimed at anyone who...
Drawing with Scissors: Contemporary Collage - Nottingham Trent University
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Drawing with Scissors: Contemporary Collage - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£140
This course (classroom-based or online) is designed to expand your existing skills in drawing, painting or illustration through an introduction to the art of collage. It will take you on...
Experimental drawing and mark making - Nottingham Trent University
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Experimental drawing and mark making - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd October 2021
£195
This course is encouraging and gently challenging. It’s aimed at those interested in drawing and mark-making using different tools and materials. It will encourage participation, experimentation and reflection, whilst exploring...
Experimental Drawing and More Mark Making - Nottingham Trent University
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Experimental Drawing and More Mark Making - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd April 2022
£195
This course aims to provide a deeper insight into experimental drawing and mark making in an encouraging and gently challenging way. It’s an ideal opportunity to enhance the skills gained...
Experimental Drawing and Stitch (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Experimental Drawing and Stitch (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th October 2021
£195
This is not a traditional sewing course. It begins with mark-making and drawing, and then transforms these sketches into a unique and personal collection of stitched work. The aim is...
Experimental Drawing and Stitch (two days) - Nottingham Trent University
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Experimental Drawing and Stitch (two days) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th August 2021
£195
This is not a traditional sewing course. It begins with mark-making and drawing, and then transforms these sketches into a unique and personal collection of stitched work. The aim is...
Fashion Design - Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Design - Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th October 2021
£465
On this course, you’ll learn how to create innovative fashion concepts, taking your designs from an initial idea and sketch to a developed collection of concepts and designs. It’s a...
Fashion Design - Draping and Silhouettes - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Design - Draping and Silhouettes - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 18th January 2022
£375
Draping on the stand is a proven, industry-standard approach to creating new fashion concepts. It’s a valuable and often playful approach that helps you develop ideas through the exploration of...
Fashion Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£450
Nottingham is famous for its fashion industry, being the home of international designer Paul Smith and a host of innovative boutique stores. And NTU students have been winning awards at...
Fashion Styling - Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Fashion Styling - Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th January 2022
£465
With the influx of influencers, bloggers and celebrities dominating our social media feeds, the fashion stylist has become one of the most exciting, in demand and powerful roles within the...
Finishing the Book: What are the Last Steps before Publication? - Online - Nottingham Trent University
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Finishing the Book: What are the Last Steps before Publication? - Online - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 9th October 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom is for any writer with a complete or nearly complete draft who would like support on the last steps before going to...
Free Writing and Grief (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Free Writing and Grief (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 25th November 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop, delivered via Zoom, will help develop your understanding of free writing, addressing its many benefits and assessing how it can be useful for one's well-being....
Free Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Free Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 15th January 2022
£60
This one-day workshop (classroom and online options available) will help develop your understanding of free writing, addressing its many benefits and assessing how it can be useful for one's well-being...
Furniture Making Workshop (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Furniture Making Workshop (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th August 2021
£725
This practical course is for anyone who has an interest in furniture design and making. No prior woodworking experience is necessary as you’ll be guided step-by-step through the different processes...
Furniture Making Workshop (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Furniture Making Workshop (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2021
£725
This practical course is for anyone who has an interest in furniture design and making. No prior woodworking experience is necessary as you’ll be guided step-by-step through the different processes...
Get Social Media Savvy: A Workshop for Writers (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Get Social Media Savvy: A Workshop for Writers (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 28th September 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will introduce you using social media platforms to support your writing and get your work noticed online. It’s aimed at anyone interested...
Getting Paid for Non-Fiction Articles (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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Getting Paid for Non-Fiction Articles (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 29th January 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will introduce you to the world of writing creative non-fiction articles, which is a vital source of income for any writer. It’s...
Graphic Design - Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Graphic Design - Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th October 2021
£465
Aimed at the beginner with limited or no knowledge of graphic design, this introductory course combines theoretical and practical content within a professional, commercial perspective. The development of ideas, the...
Graphic Design - Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
Silver AWARD
Graphic Design - Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th November 2021
£465
Aimed at the beginner with limited or no knowledge of graphic design, this introductory course combines theoretical and practical content within a professional, commercial perspective. The development of ideas, the...
Illustrator for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Illustrator for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 16th November 2021
£270
Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard illustration application for print, multimedia and online graphics. Whether you are a designer or technical illustrator producing artwork for print, an artist producing multimedia graphics...
Interior Design for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Interior Design for Beginners (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th October 2021
£495
This is a very practical course delivered via informal lectures and engaging, creative projects. It's ideal if you are looking to build a portfolio of design work or considering interior...
Interior Design for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
Silver AWARD
Interior Design for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th November 2021
£495
This is a very practical course delivered via informal lectures and engaging, creative projects. It's ideal if you are looking to build a portfolio of design work or considering interior...
Interior Design for Retail and Commercial Spaces - Nottingham Trent University
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Interior Design for Retail and Commercial Spaces - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2021
£295
Retail environments are having to work increasingly harder to create innovate interiors that will compel customers to not only buy their products but to keep coming back for more. On...
Interior Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Interior Design Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£475
This course will give you an insight into the world of interior design and inspire you with the confidence to present your own schemes. It's ideal if you are considering...
Introduction to Writing Creative Non-Fiction - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to Writing Creative Non-Fiction - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£325
Courses that explore creative forms of non-fiction are few and far between. However, it’s one of the most up-and-coming forms of writing in contemporary literature and some of the most...
Introduction to Writing Horror Fiction: The Devil's in the Detail - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to Writing Horror Fiction: The Devil's in the Detail - Online (evening) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 7th December 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop delivered on Zoom will help you establish the fundamentals of writing horror fiction. It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing for the horror genre,...
Introduction to Writing Horror Fiction: The Devil's in the Detail - Online (six weeks) - Nottingham Trent University
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Introduction to Writing Horror Fiction: The Devil's in the Detail - Online (six weeks) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 7th February 2022
£230
During this 100% online course, delivered via Zoom, you’ll establish the fundamentals of writing horror fiction. It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing for the horror genre, whether you...
Journalism for Beginners - from News to Reviews at Nottingham Trent University
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Journalism for Beginners - from News to Reviews at Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th October 2021
£385
This course is about how to develop your journalistic skills, and the best routes to get your words and pictures noticed. It’s ideal of you like to research ideas and...
Laser Cutting Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
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Laser Cutting Workshop - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd February 2022
£155
On this course, you’ll gain a hands-on experience of laser cutting, with opportunities to explore materials and see how the equipment works, and to develop a personal project. Artists and...
Lettering and Typography for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Lettering and Typography for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th October 2021
£465
This course will teach you all you need to know to start creating lettering projects in your own style. During this practical, hands-on course you will explore the history of...
Making a Monster: How to Create a Killer Character - Nottingham Trent University
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Making a Monster: How to Create a Killer Character - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th March 2022
£60
Frankenstein’s monster, Hannibal Lecter, Count Dracula... everyone knows their names and stories. This online short course will walk you through a mini history of the monster in horror writing, before...
Maya for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Maya for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th February 2022
£495
Studios today are looking for talented animators who are proficient in 2D or 3D animation using industry standard software. This course responds to this need, developing your skills in character...
Mindfulness through Drawing (Saturdays) - at Nottingham Trent University
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Mindfulness through Drawing (Saturdays) - at Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 27th November 2021
£195
This course combines mindfulness meditation techniques with drawing to enable greater focus and concentration, which in turn can lead to more creative outcomes. Mindfulness is a proven method of maintaining...
On a Dark, Dark Night: Worldbuilding in Horror and Crime (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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On a Dark, Dark Night: Worldbuilding in Horror and Crime (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 5th May 2022
£15
Horror and crime are both genres which immerse readers into the world that has been created; sometimes from the ‘real world’ and other times from imagined worlds. This two-hour online...
Pattern Cutting and Drafting for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Pattern Cutting and Drafting for Beginners (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£595
On this practical course, you will be introduced to the skill of creating your own blocks and dress pattern from scratch - and work to develop fitting techniques and a...
Pattern Cutting and Drafting for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
Silver AWARD
Pattern Cutting and Drafting for Beginners (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th October 2021
£675
On this practical course, you will be introduced to the skill of creating your own blocks and dress pattern from scratch - and work to develop fitting techniques and a...
Pattern Cutting and Drafting: Methods of Creating Fullness - Nottingham Trent University
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Pattern Cutting and Drafting: Methods of Creating Fullness - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 12th March 2022
£395
This course will provide you with the techniques required for creating fullness in your garments, producing new shapes and silhouettes from a body block that you have already created. It’s...
Photography and Architecture (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography and Architecture (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 16th October 2021
£495
This course will teach you the necessary skills to capture the identity of a place in your photographs. Previous courses have explored the skyline from NTU’s rooftop, Bromley House Library’s...
Photography Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds  - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography Portfolio for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£450
This course is a mixture of studio and computer-based activities. From setting up your lighting to editing your final images, this course will cover everything you need to know to...
Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Part One (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Part One (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th October 2021
£595
This course is responding to the huge growth in ownership of digital SLR (DSLR) cameras. It is designed to take you through the basic science, technology, craft and art of...
Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Part Two - Nottingham Trent University
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Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Part Two - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th January 2022
£295
This practical course is aimed at enthusiasts who want to take their photography to the next level. This course is ideal for anyone with a grasp of the basics of...
Photoshop for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Photoshop for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 6th November 2021
£270
Photoshop is the standard piece of kit for designers, image-makers and photographers. This course is therefore suitable for anyone who’s new to Adobe Photoshop who wishes to apply the software...
Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Nottingham Trent University
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Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£575
Most of us wish to be able to take great portraits of our family and friends, as well as be able to capture striking images of people and cultures when...
Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Portrait Photography: Essential Skills and Creative Approaches (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd February 2022
£295
Most of us wish to be able to take great portraits of our family and friends, as well as be able to capture striking images of people and cultures when...
Product Design for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Product Design for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 4th October 2021
£375
This course combines practical workshops, lectures and group critiques that will introduce you to product design and innovation, from idea to manufacture. It’s an ideal introduction, especially if you are...
Professional Sewing Techniques (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Professional Sewing Techniques (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 16th August 2021
£495
Would you like to take your sewing to the next level? Perhaps you’ve already made a few dresses and even completed some trickier projects and now you’re ready for more...
Professional Sewing Techniques (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
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Professional Sewing Techniques (Saturdays) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 26th February 2022
£495
Would you like to take your sewing to the next level? Perhaps you’ve already made a few dresses and even completed some trickier projects and now you’re ready for more...
Short Story Success - Nottingham Trent University
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Short Story Success - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th March 2022
£150
Do you have an idea for a short story but don’t know how to begin? Or maybe you’ve an idea for a novel but writing a shorter version will help...
Songwriting for Musicians, Singers and Writers - Nottingham Trent University
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Songwriting for Musicians, Singers and Writers - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th October 2021
£300
This course is ideal if you’re a writer or musician of any background who wishes to develop competent song writing skills. Rather than following rules and rigid formulas, the emphasis...
Start Writing your Novel - Nottingham Trent University
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Start Writing your Novel - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 9th August 2021
£230
Have you always wanted to write a novel? Whether you’ve got a great idea but aren’t sure how to begin or have an unfinished manuscript gathering dust under your bed,...
Still Life Photography (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
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Still Life Photography (evenings) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 19th January 2022
£295
This course will teach you how to capture the beauty of an object in a photograph. It blends theoretical and practical learning and will appeal to anyone interested in the...
Still Life Photography (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
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Still Life Photography (one week) - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 23rd August 2021
£495
This course will teach you how to capture the beauty of an object in a photograph. It blends theoretical and practical learning and will appeal to anyone interested in the...
Styling for Interiors - Nottingham Trent University
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Styling for Interiors - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th February 2022
£225
This course is all about how to make visual impact in what is a competitive industry, exploring the major influences on interior styling. You will review the most influential interior...
Textile Design and Sustainability for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
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Textile Design and Sustainability for 15 - 17 Year Olds - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 2nd August 2021
£425
Become part of the creative action and develop your textile portfolio and sustainability knowledge on this summer course, perfect for the next generation of designers. The course provides you with...
The Comfort of the Cosy Crime: How to Tap into your Inner-Detective
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The Comfort of the Cosy Crime: How to Tap into your Inner-Detective
Live online course
- Next course on 26th February 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you to investigate what cosy crime is, and why it is one of the most engaging genres within fictional crime writing. It’s aimed...
The King of Horror: What We Can Learn from Stephen King (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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The King of Horror: What We Can Learn from Stephen King (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 1st February 2022
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop will help you to examine some of Stephen King’s works (both fiction and non-fiction) and begin to thread through some of the key lessons his...
The Monster under the Bed: How to Create Monsters and Characters in Horror (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
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The Monster under the Bed: How to Create Monsters and Characters in Horror (Online) - Nottingham Trent University
Live online course
- Next course on 9th December 2021
£15
This two-hour 100% online workshop, delivered via Zoom, will help you establish the fundamentals of character development in horror writing. It’s aimed at anyone interested in creative writing for horror...
Thriller Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
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Thriller Writing for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 5th October 2021
£230
The thriller genre is amongst one of the most popular genres sought out by today’s readers. With so many subgenres, such as crime, espionage, supernatural, mystery, there is a subgenre...
Tutu Making for Costume - Nottingham Trent University
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Tutu Making for Costume - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 16th August 2021
£750
This is an exciting course designed for anyone who has an interest in theatre costume or ballet. It'll teach you how to make a professional tutu base and bodice for...
What’s at Stake? Writing Vampire and Zombie Fiction - Nottingham Trent University
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What’s at Stake? Writing Vampire and Zombie Fiction - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 22nd January 2022
£60
Vampires and zombies fiction is still alive and kicking (well, not quite!) in the horror genre. This one-day online course will help you understand its current position in the industry....
Writing for Children and Young Adults - Nottingham Trent University
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Writing for Children and Young Adults - Nottingham Trent University
In-person course
Nottinghamshire - Next course on 20th January 2022
£385
This course will be a clear starting point for anyone who wishes to write for children and young adults, but doesn’t know where to begin. The course is aimed at...

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