London Summer School in Classics
This year's London Summer School in Classics will be held online between Tuesday 20 - Thursday 29 July 2021. More details are available here.
Latin Summer School in Harrogate
Latin Camp 2021 is taking place at Harrogate Ladies' College in Yorkshire between Monday 19 July - Saturday 31 July. More details are available here.
Greek and Latin Summer School in Durham
Peter Jones writes on the Greek and Latin Summer School in Durham taking place between Saturday 24 - Saturday 31 July.
Held for seven days in St John’s College, Durham (five minutes from the Cathedral and the river), the school caters for all age groups and all levels. Dietary requirements are fully covered and en suite accommodation is available.
An accommodation block
Dining room opening onto the garden
There are three one-hour classes a day, two in the morning, one in the late afternoon. The teaching is expert. Class sizes rarely get into double figures. There is plenty of study space, outside of one’s room.
Afternoon discussion groups/help sessions are available. Guest speakers on a wide range of classical subjects provide evening entertainment, as does the College bar and the town (ten minutes walk away).
On the Wednesday afternoon there is a trip to Hadrian’s Wall and some of its forts.
Friday evening is show-time. Below are pictured two groups of students at the front of the College celebrating their Oscar-winning performance of a scene from Aristophanes:
This year our course will run from Saturday 24th - 31st July. We look forward to receiving your application. See our website for more details, including bursary opportunities.
Personal note: for the first half the week I teach Homer to an advanced group, most of them adults. Since I am out of practice, I find their help invaluable. In the nine sessions we work in detail – reading aloud, translating, analysing and discussing – most or all of a book of Homer.