School of Ideas

Whether your passion is modern history or mythology, postmodernism or Monet, Shakespeare or Nietzsche, the Richmond School of Ideas has something for you.

Develop your understanding of philosophy, history, literature and art history; our creative writing courses offer you an chance to learn novel writing, scriptwriting or children’s writing. Join one of our excellent courses at the Richmond School of Ideas. 

The School of Ideas hosts a range of fascinating arts and humanities events open to all, in partnership with local and regional groups.

Our tutors are esteemed professionals and published writers, who bring their own experience to the learning process, giving practical advice and guidance. Many of our learners have further developed their careers, or had work published since attending our courses. For more information please email