Enquiring Minds for May

Enquiring Minds is EyeOnLondon’s regular Education guide, bringing readers the best up-to-date education courses on offer in London this May.


Unguided Free Flow Painting Workshop

Class Bento

Paint and make new friends or share some laughter with old friends at this relaxed unguided painting class in London. You will be using acrylic paints on canvas. Don’t worry if you’ve never tried these painting techniques before! No experience is needed and is perfect for anyone who just wants to get creative. Just pick up some paints and a canvas, put on your apron and you’re ready to go! Whether you come along with friends or fly solo, everyone is welcome to come and get creative. Plus, you will have tea and coffee for sale as well as some snacks.


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Business & Law

Becoming a Project Leader


This online short course will help you develop your project leadership skills. You’ll learn about the project leadership model, which outlines key competencies for leading projects and teams. The model is based on longitudinal research into project leadership. This research involved conversations with chief executives and senior managers. During the course, you’ll assess your project leadership skills in relation to the introduced model, identifying areas where you can improve. This course draws on real-life case studies and research by the Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction but is relevant to any sector.

Multiple dates, see website for more information



Caribbean Cookery Class Experience in London

Don your apron and learn how to create authentic Caribbean dishes with a professional chef. During this two hour hands on cookery class learn the secrets to creating great tasting Jerk Chicken, traditional Caribbean Lamb Curry and Glazed Pineapple with Cinnamon Crème. The professional chef will guide you throughout to get the best from the authentic and great quality ingredients. Enjoy this festival of flavours whilst learning great recipes and techniques. Throughout the class you will enjoy sampling your creations, revelling in a medley of exotic spices and flavours.

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Introduction to Latin

Birkbeck University

This Introduction to Latin I short course is ideal for complete beginners. It offers you expert, tailored guidance in understanding the basic principles of Classical Latin. This short course will provide you with a firm basis in the grammar, sentence structure and vocabulary of the language. Teaching is varied and interactive, including grammar guidance and practice in reading Latin in each class. The focus will be on enabling you to understand the inner workings of the language and providing you with the necessary tools to read and translate simple passages. There will be new grammar points to be learned every week, as well as translation practice and simple English into Latin composition.

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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Maths

Learn CPR in 15 minutes for free with RevivR

British Heart Foundation

RevivR is the British Heart Foundation’s free, interactive, online CPR training course. In just 15 minutes, you can learn how to save a life and receive your very own CPR certificate. It couldn’t be simpler – you just need your mobile phone or tablet and a cushion to practise on. Start the training now, or save it for later and get it sent straight to your inbox, ready when you are. CPR is an emergency lifesaving procedure, performed when the heart stops beating. Each year over 30,000 people have an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in the UK, with less than one in ten surviving – giving CPR and using a defibrillator can more than double someone’s chance of survival. All you need to start learning CPR with RevivR is a cushion handy and your mobile phone. It is recommended to complete the training somewhere you feel comfortable.

Any time you want


Sport & Fitness

London Self Defence Academy

Build your skills and develop confidence and power in these self defence courses in London. Explore physical and non-physical techniques for self defence. Learn visual communication, confidence and additional skills that will help you to succeed in combat. From sensible human body work to situation analysis. Work with instructors on a variety of techniques, mindfulness including dealing with fear and aggression to enhance your expertise. Knife awareness and knife defence techniques are also included. Knowing how to protect yourself is a major skill, self defence is also about prevention.

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Compiled & edited by Fahad Redha

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