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London Comes Alive

Friday 28 September 2018
10:00 - 12:00
44 Hours / 22 Weeks
5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath

Fee information. Click here for eligibility details (opens in a new window).

£170.00 Course symbols: N

Course description

Get to know London through illustrated talks alternating with visits or walks in London, giving students an opportunity to learn about and visit the capital city, gaining knowledge of its history and traditions and to identify different aspects of life. £2.50 additional costs have been added to the fee.

Entry requirements

No prior knowledge required. Not suitable for the less mobile.

What you will learn

Lectures on: Prime Ministers, Londoners, The East End, Royal London, British Artists, Fire and Plague, Tower of London, Eccentric London and Islington. Walks: East End, Royal Mistresses, Cannon Street to Tower of London, Around Holborn and Literary London. Visits to include: National Gallery, Ragged School, The Queens Diamond Jubilee Gallery in Westminster Abbey, Cinema Museum if open.

How you will learn on this course

By lecture in classrooms, illustrated with images alternating with a guided walk, or visit to a museum or place of interest.

How you will be assessed on this course


There will be interactive teaching and learning activities shared with students by the tutor including demonstrations, use of technology, Word Clouds, glossary of terms, quizzes, reflective diaries, observation, discussions, direct questioning, self-assessment, working in pairs or groups, working together to develop and challenge what you have learnt, finding out what you can do well and what you could do to improve.


Qualification and exam information (only for courses leading to a qualification)

Not applicable.

What you will be expected to do outside your lesson time

Not applicable.

What you need for your course

Entrance cost to venue and train fare to London, if applicable.

What you need to bring to the first class

Not applicable.

What you can do next

Further London courses and day trips.

Additional information

At the beginning of the course, you will have an induction to the College and the course. Your tutor may ask you to complete an Individual Learning Plan (ILP) and agree your personal learning goals. This paperwork is a requirement of the College’s Quality Improvement Programme.

Venue information

5 Brampton Road, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 4EZ Nearest Train Station: Bexleyheath. Buses: 89, 96, B16, B15, B14, B12, 422 Car park available onsite. Please note car parking spaces cannot be guaranteed. For further details of parking please refer to https://www.bexley.gov.uk/services/parking