The Idler Academy 

 of Philosophy, Husbandry and Merriment 

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Masterclass: Transform Your Handwriting

6 Jun | Arts & Crafts
Would you like to write more beautifully, legibly, or neater at speed? Susie Deane’s masterclass gives you the tools you need to improve. For beginners and refreshers.

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Ukulele for Beginners Summer Term

15 May - 26 Jun | Event

Danny Wootton’s ever popular Ukulele for Beginners course is back, now featuring Prof Tom Fyfe on drums and singer songwriter Charlotte Anne Clark (ARK). Idler ukulele courses are enormous fun, satisfying and include an end of term performance to which all friends and family are invited…. Read more

Recently added Online Courses

How to write a poem with Clare Pollard

Online | Literature

Learn the tools and techniques to start writing your own poetry. This six-part course explores the style, structure and history of classic poetic forms, from ballads to sonnets…. Read more

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How to Build Your Own Utopia with David Bramwell

Online | Online course

Journey through the history of Utopia, visit some of the most fascinating utopian experiments of the modern age, from Christiania to Damanhur, and learn how you can bring utopian thinking into your everyday life…. Read more

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Masterclass: Transform Your Handwriting

6 Jun | Arts & Crafts
Would you like to write more beautifully, legibly, or neater at speed? Susie Deane’s masterclass gives you the tools you need to improve. For beginners and refreshers.

Read more

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