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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


All of our remote study courses will use the software ‘Zoom’. We are currently holding twice weekly Q&A sessions on how to use the software – please email if you would like to find out more.​

Creative Writing and English Literature

13-14 March 2021
A novel for the weekend: Jane Eyre Dr Jenny Bavidge

17-18 April 2021
Writing for the modern media: how to write news and feature articles Tony Padman

8-9 May 2021
Writing picture books Dr Pippa Goodhart

26 June 2021
Creative Writing: Creative writing made easy Menna van Praag

26-27 June 2021
Shakespeare and the monarchy Sean McEvoy

3-4 July 2021
How to succeed as a crime writer: from first steps to achieving your goal Sophie Hannah

3-4 July 2021
Shakespeare and metaphor Josie O'Donoghue

10-11 July 2021
Introduction to writing fantasy Natasha Pulley




Personal Enrichment

Our personal enrichment courses are designed to inspire and encourage further study for personal enrichment. We are always happy to be contacted by email at .

Professional Studies

We offer a range of short courses that aim to increase your knowledge of a subject for professional purposes. Some of our short courses can be studied for CPD. For more information email us at



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