This is a sponsored article on behalf of City Lit.
Instead of making gym-based, dry January or impossible-to-keep resolutions this New Year, why not set yourself a challenge that's much more fun? This New Year, learn a new skill, art, or language with City Lit — take advantage of the exclusive discount Londonist readers can get their hands on.
With courses on everything from London history to ceramics taking place in Covent Garden, City Lit has something that is sure to catch your eye and spark your imagination.
Now's the perfect time to get on board — Londonist readers can get 10% off courses under £499, and a £49.90 discount on those over £499, making this month the perfect chance to treat yourself to a gift that you can enjoy all through 2018.
Arty Londoners may like to try out printmaking or life drawing, textiles or collage — why not get to grips with Photoshop or InDesign and learn how to take and edit great photos?
City Lit's tutors are pros in their fields, so you know you're going to be learning from the best of the best, whether you want to try your hand at creative writing or master the art of photography, you'll have the experts teaching you all the tricks of the trade.
By next Christmas, you could be giving everyone homemade gifts once you've learned the likes of jewellery making, bookbinding or pottery. From interior design to printmaking, comedy performance to persuasive speaking, the guys at City Lit really do have everything covered — make use of the limited discount while you can.
If words and books are more your bag, take up a language or look at the history and culture offerings — being London-based, there are plenty of city-centric courses on offer such as London archaeology and the Great Plague.
Discover first wave feminists or delve deep into the plays of Chekhov, enrol in an introductory astronomy course or learn about science fiction cinema — the possibilities are endless, and the options incredibly varied.
Realise your childhood dreams and enrol on an adult ballet course, or take up tapping to become the next Fred Astaire — yoga, Tai Chi, massage and aerobics are also covered if you're looking to put health and fitness on your list of resolutions.
Treat yourself this Christmas, or give that someone who has everything something that they will never forget. Take a look at all the City Lit courses available and make 2018 a year of new skills. Londonist readers can make use of this exclusive discount — check out the website for terms and conditions.