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Pushkin House is a place of learning & exploration. Our new education programme invites leading experts and creatives to provide you with a deep, multi-dimensional understanding of Russia.

 Open to everyone - classes are of limited capacity to maintain an intimate group experience, so begin exploring what’s on offer and book your place.

Find a full range of our upcoming and past offerings below.


Saturday, 11 May

The Russian Revolution of 1917 changed much more than “just” the political system. This workshop explores modernist innovation in Russian literature and visual art during the 1910s and provides a link between aesthetic and political developments.

Saturday, 18 May

This workshop explores the vibrant history of political thinking, writing and activism about gender and sex in Russia from 1800 to the present day, going beyond the image of Russian gender-based activism focused on Putin vs. Pussy Riot.

Saturday, 25 May

What impact did the revolutions have on British literature? This workshop explores Russia’s revolutionary tradition and its 1917 revolutions through the work of Virginia Woolf, H. G. Wells, Somerset Maugham and other icons of British literature.

More to be announced soon

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A practical masterclass on translation highlighting different translator’s methods and exploring a selection of short texts.



A practical workshop exploring the key principles and psycho-physical tools in the technique of renowned actor and director: Mikhail Chekhov.

A workshop that gives versatile insight into contemporary Russian society, covering politics, economics, demographics, media and civil society.