The Idler Academy

of Philosophy, Husbandry and Merriment


Try out our Classical Discovery course!

Posted on 7 September 2012

Now at last we have found the perfect teacher for everyone who would like to learn about the history of classical music from the medieval period to the present day. Former Radio 3 broadcaster and musician Sandy Burnett will be …

Try out our grammar course!

Get your apostrophes sorted at the Idler

Posted on 7 September 2012

If you’re interested in booking our grammar course, but would like to test the waters before doing so, then why not come to the first lesson, with no obligation to book the whole course? It takes place on Wednesday 12 …

Alexander Technique at the Idler Academy

Posted on 7 September 2012

We are thrilled to announce our new Alexander Technique course at the Idler Academy. This really is idling in action. Course teacher Alun Thomas, who is also a professional violinist, will teach you how to do less and become an …

Vice and Virtue at Hampton Court

Posted on 7 September 2012

Come and join the Idler Academy at Hampton Court on the evening of 3 September for the last of the late openings for the Wild, Beautiful and Damned exhibition, featuring portraits of Charles II’s mistresses. In the spirit of the …

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