The Idler Academy 

 of Philosophy, Husbandry and Merriment 

Recently added Live Courses

Autumn Beekeeping

24 Sep | Event

Urban beekeeper Bill Anderson will teach you how to keep bees the idle way with minimum interference Warré hives…. Read more

Recently added Online Courses

Online Course: Learn Latin with Harry Mount, Part One

Online | Online course

In Part One of “Learn Latin with Harry Mount”, you’ll be guided wittily through the first steps of learning Latin.
In an hour and a half – or two lunch breaks – you’ll learn the rudiments of Latin: the word order; the cases; the genders; all four conjugations and all five declensions. Join the fun and start learning Latin today…. Read more

Online Course: A History of British Buildings with Harry Mount

Online | Online course

Confused about your Dorics and your Ionics? Can’t tell your Perpendicular Gothic from your Decorated?

Harry Mount’s history of British Buildings guides you, effortlessly and amusingly, through a thousand years of architecture, from Anglo-Saxon churches in Wiltshire to modernist villas in Hampstead…. Read more

Recently added Courses and Classes

Autumn Beekeeping

24 Sep | Event

Urban beekeeper Bill Anderson will teach you how to keep bees the idle way with minimum interference Warré hives…. Read more

Bundles

COURSE: Ukulele for Beginners

12 Sep - 17 Oct | Event

Danny Wootton’s ever popular Ukulele for Beginners course is back and will cover basic chords, strumming and music theory. Our ukulele courses are enormous fun, satisfying and include an end of term performance to which all friends and family are invited…. Read more

Online Course: Learn Latin with Harry Mount, Part One

Online | Online course

In Part One of “Learn Latin with Harry Mount”, you’ll be guided wittily through the first steps of learning Latin.
In an hour and a half – or two lunch breaks – you’ll learn the rudiments of Latin: the word order; the cases; the genders; all four conjugations and all five declensions. Join the fun and start learning Latin today…. Read more

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