Upcoming Courses






DATE: 16/07/2024

PRICE: £558.33 + VAT

Writing for the Web

DATE: 16/07/2024

PRICE: £408.33 + VAT

A Comprehensive Introduction to Podcasting

DATE: 16/07/2024

PRICE: £408.33 + VAT

Picture Research

DATE: 18/07/2024

PRICE: £558.33 + VAT

Writing for Professionals

DATE: 22/07/2024

PRICE: £408.33 + VAT

The Essentials of Blog Writing

The Essentials of Blog Writing (In-Person) (WC05)

DATE: 23/07/2024

PRICE: £408.33 + VAT

Copy Editing

DATE: 23/07/2024

PRICE: £408.33 + VAT

Book Editing


DATE: 23/07/2024

PRICE: £558.33 + VAT

Effective Grammar and Punctuation

DATE: 24/07/2024

PRICE: £379 + VAT

A Comprehensive Introduction to Podcasting

DATE: 30/07/2024

PRICE: £408.33 + VAT


DATE: 30/07/2024

PRICE: £558.33 + VAT


The London School of Publishing (LSP) has been training individuals, as well as corporates, since 1983. LSP has established a reputation for delivering skill-based courses within the UK and internationally.

We deliver courses in Book Editing, Sub-Editing, Proofreading, Copy Editing, Picture Research, Writing for Professionals, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Blogging and Writing for the web.

Our purpose is to provide course participants with a dynamic training experience, reflecting key trends and developments in publishing, such as e-books and self-publishing, and in proofreading.


LSP courses are approved and recognised by CPD.

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"This course has been revealing and supportive of my interest in taking my academic experience to a new professional career. Dani has supported me fully throughout the session and her short exercises helped put the learning to practice which means I have gained confidence. Thank you!"


Elizabeth Kealy-Morris - Manchester Metropolitan University

"The course was very helpful and accessible. I feel much more confident in my abilities now while starting my new role as an Editor."


Chloe Pearce - Haper Collins

"The training was very helpful as I'm only one month into the job and there were lots of great resources recommended."


Awo Ibrahim - Harper Collins

"Really good session. I found it to be a good balance between learning from Anna and participating in practical activities. Would highly recommend this introduction to book editing!"


Lauren Gardiner - Harper Collins

"Anna was very engaging, the session was inspiring and insightful.."


Ellie Stores - Harper Collins

"The engaging content and exercises were incredibly helpful as to gaining a deeper understanding of the publishing industry.."


Tierney Shave - Jacqson Diego

"Trainer was excellent at making the course flexible to suit the group queries and needs."


Caitlin Evans - Jacqson Diego Story Emporium

"Very insightful session! The trainer was very experienced and I really enjoyed exploring the sites, and working on the exercises."


Penny Andrea - World Health Organization

"Great session, useful in terms of how to present your work to specific audiences etc."


Jason Hoang - T/F/D

"A great session that has really helped me to discover how I can improve my writing and communication."


Sam Newton - T/F/D

"It was very insightful to learn from the trainer on how best to approach business writing challenges (writing styles in particular). This will go a long way in assisting my daily duties. I am grateful for the opportunity to enhance my business writing skills."


Itumeleng Sharon Ledimo - Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority

"Thank you to LSP for this very comprehensive crash course in Book Editing! I learned so much in the space of just one day. I feel I can return to my role equipped with more knowledge of publishing terms and how the different business areas work together to bring a book to market!"


Tracy Achonwa - Harper Collins

"A really good overview of what it is to be an editor, lots of great tips and information which I will definitely use throughout my current role."


Audrey Linton - Editorial Assistant

"I very much enjoyed this course. It included everything I wanted to know. I only wish it lasted longer!"


Makenzie Dougall -Programme Copy Editor

"Took the Picture Researching course with the wonderful Daniela Hart and learned so much. I feel equipped to continue on my Picture Reaching journey. Thank you, LSP!"


Sorcha Bannon - Freelance

"Great session! Kate was absolutely lovely and really made an effort to personalise the course to my experiences and requirements."


Brittany Willis - Editorila and Audio Assistant

"Daniela is a fantastic instructor and I learnt more in two days than I ever thought possible! It was a very encouraging introduction to the picture research industry."


Emma Caddy - Freelance Indexer

"This course was incredibly helpful and well presented. Every subject, concept, and area of focus felt easy to grasp and even easier to apply to my own work."


Tom Midgley - Junior Copywriter & Social Media Assistant - Abel & Cole

"Highly recommended! The course covered a vast amount of ground very thoroughly. Hugely helpful and a real confidence booster."


Elizabeth Briggs - Senior Editor & Rights Manager

"Wonderful session, Kate was so warm and helpful. It was great to be able to ask questions and personalise the course!"


Sonia Elks - Journalist, Reporter

"Really useful course. I’ve gained some essential skills that would help progress my media career exponentially."


Rosie Grabonski - Digital Journalist

"I had a fabulous time and learned a lot at LSP. My sessions were practical, and I would recommend this course to anybody."


Annette Hoffmann - Marketing & Business Development Manager

"I learnt a lot of new skills, which I found really practical and useful. The trainer was really engaging and explained everything really well. I would highly recommend this course."


Bing Yuan Tao - Freelance

"I really enjoyed this course. It was a chance to learn more about the industry I have so much passion for. I'm very eager to put my newly learned skills into practice and hopefully get a job as a result."


Andrea Ford - Scania Finance Great Britain/Finance Administrator

"This course was extremely interesting and engaging, the material provided was very useful and informative. I would recommend this course to everyone who, like me, wants to start a career in publishing."


Roberta Maria Mistretta - Whittard of Chelsea/Supervisor

"Thank you for all of your kindness and help from the whole team. Kate was brilliant. It was also so lovely to be in a room full of women who supported you and agreed with you."


Karolina Cialkaite - Architectural Association – Assistant Editor

"Really enjoyed the course. Excellent tutor – good knowledge of Copy Editing. I went away with tips and new knowledge to put into practice straight away."


Aimee Wood - Impact Factory – Operations Manager

"The course was structured well and was informative. I can now take practical examples back to the workplace to improve my copy-editing skills. I have learnt key thing to look out for when proofing along with common mistakes and how to structure paragraphs appropriately."


Katherine Scott - Telegraph Media Group/Web Producer

"This course was well laid out and everything was explained succinctly. It was very helpful and informative. We covered lots of material and I am confident to go back to work and start using these skills. Susan is lovely. Thank you!"


Rebecca Lewinton - RCS/Editorial Assistant

"The Copy-Editing course gave a really solid overview of how to identify errors and improve copy in many ways, which will be very useful in my career."


Chloe Knight - 1000Heads/ Senior Social Executive

"I found the course very useful, the facilitator was able to tailor the content to my role and training needs."


Song Smith - NHS Improvement/ Business manager

"The course was extremely helpful to me in my role as editor. The trainer was engaging and knowledgeable."


Gemma Hummerston - Royal Academy of Engineering/ Publications editor

"As an executive assistant, it is a very fast paced role with a high level of expectation from management. This course has helped me to improve my time management with my writing skills. Thank you for all your support."


Renelle Nedd - Danubius Hotel – Executive Assistant

"Marianne was lovey, with a wealth of experience to boot! The course was a refresher, which made me remember some of the tips and tricks I had forgotten."


Melissa Herman - The Walt Disney Company/ Communications Manager

"I have enjoyed the two days of business writing course. The tutor is very knowledgeable and runs it with a sense of humor and professionalism."


Karolina Szymanska - SRO solutions LTD/ Marketing Manager

"An excellent day, we really got into the substance of business writing and I'm leaving happy and well satisfied."



Lily Marriage - Paper round/ Marketing executive

"The course helped me to boost my confidence in business writing."


Camila Mendes - Cello Health Consultancy/Account consultant

"The trainer was very accommodating and engaging. I feel much more confident in my writing as a result, and am looking forward to producing written documents with the knowledge gained."


Katy Dollin - Southern Universities Network/Communications and outreach coordinator

"I thoroughly enjoyed the course, the tutor was very informative and I have learnt so much, thank you." 


Annette Taylor-Anderson - RCNi & ATADesigns / Art & Design Assistant

"This course was extremely thorough and I learnt more in the 2 days than I could ever have imagined. Daniela was very personable and incredibly knowledgeable and so helpful and encouraging. I would certainly recommend the course to anyone interested in pursuing picture research."


Jody Levitus - Freelance

"Daniela is a fantastic teacher with an up to date knowledge and an approachable and engaging teaching style. The course was in depth and highly interesting. I particularly enjoyed the interactive tasks. Well worth the course price."


Jasmine Pugh

The picture research course at LSP is well-structured engaging and in-depth. Despite having some experience in the field already, I learned a lot.


Christopher Gale - Canongate books / Designer

“The Copy-Editing course gave a really solid overview of how to identify errors and improve copy in many ways, which will be very useful in my career”


Chloe Knight (1000Heads — Senior Social Executive, June 2018)

“The Copy-Editing training at LSP was fantastic. Susan was a great, knowledgeable and engaging trainer with useful hints and tips. I would highly recommend.”


Poppy Crispin (University of Westminster — Head of Communications, June 2018)

“The training was very useful, I learnt many tips on copy editing and I now feel more confident with the prospect of proofreading a piece. The tutor was very interesting, patient and competent. I would definitely recommend this course”


Laurene Gymere (University of Westminster — PR Officer, June 2018)

“Alistair Dabbs is a great trainer – he kept the class engaged and interested in what was being discussed. I felt his delivery was very clear and insightful – and it kept things current and interesting! I have picked some good techniques from today. My only thing would be that the day went by so quickly meaning we couldn’t go into detail on some subjects as much as I would have liked, which was a shame. But overall, a really great day.”


Danielle Ball - Senior Editorial Officer, Care Quality Commissioning

“A really useful course which goes over common mistakes made, tips and tricks of grammar/clichés etc. whilst editing and what to look for. It was really helpful to go over areas of language I might not have learnt about since childhood. The course refreshed my mind and gave me the confidence to know what I’m doing correctly in my work.”


Rebecca Hume - Communications Manager, University of Birmingham

“Great day covering all the basics confirming where I already knew and also adding lots of less well-known aspects of spelling, punctuation and grammar, I would strongly recommend this course to anyone starting off in an editorial career – it’ll give you more confidence in your work.”


Ru Merritt - Editorial Assistant, Aurum Press

“I have really appreciated the course today; we covered a lot of ground and my knowledge has really increased. I feel enthusiastic and well-equipped.”


Rachel Foley - Administrator, St Andrews the Great Church

“An excellent course that covered practical aspects of Picture Research. Taught by a very knowledgable tutor”


Martina Salvi - Freelance Picture Researcher

"I have recently employed one of Marianne Gray's writing students as senior sales executive and from the first press release she wrote for us, she immediately gave the company a great new spin."


Gaynor Churchward, Managing Director, English Home

"I would like to thank you for a constructive Feature, Corporate and Press Release Writing [now Feature Writing] course and valuable transfer of knowledge to all of us."


Željka Bassanese, HEMPEL Coatings Ltd, Marketing Communication Manager

"Good practical advice and constructive feedback. I found the Feature Writing course extremely helpful and inspiring."


Laura Grigg - Junior Web Editor - Age UK

“A very good course. It answered a lot of my questions and has given me a solid background to the industry”


Lucy Constable - Publishing Assistant - Garnet Education

"The London School of Publishing's unique Picture Research course has provided me with insight, background knowledge and an understanding of the legal background I need to pursue a career in this field."


Caroline Morley, Picture Researcher, The Wellcome Trust

"I thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of the course and am satisfied that the knowledge I have gained will be benificial in my current role and for my future prospects."


Marie-Claire Barnes, Producer / Picture Researcher, Immersive Education, Oxford

“I very much enjoyed the class and the insight it gave me into a fascinating hidden industry!”


Ellin Grassick - Lead Visual Designer - Soundbitelearning UK Ltd

“In preparation for a new role this course has perfectly covered the areas of copy editing that I was unsure of. For anyone within proofing or editing copy this is a brilliant introduction to industry standards.”


Ben Welling

“A really informative course that covers many topics. Plenty of opportunities to reflect on the learning and put it into action. Very hospitable staff who were warm and welcoming. The training will undoubtedly benefit the quality of my editing and hopefully further my career.”


Lamara McBride

"The team were really pleased with the training Octavia provided and in particular liked the fact that the Picture Research course was very interactive."


Diane Jones - Permissions Manager - Cambridge University Press

“A really interesting course. Great to have a teacher with so much experience in the industry”


Katie Mitchell - Picture Editor - Comic Relief

“Very helpful and interesting”


Harriet Dobson, February (Picture Research 2 Day)

“A really informative course that covers many topics. Plenty of opportunities to reflect on the learning and put it into action. Very hospitable staff who were warm and welcoming. The training will undoubtedly benefit the quality of my editing and hopefully further my career.”


Lamara McBride, April 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“In preparation for a new role, this course has perfectly covered the areas of copy-editing I was unsure of. For anyone writing, proofing or editing copy, this is a brilliant introduction to industry standards.”


Ben Welling, Press and Digital Media Officer with Into Film, April 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“I enjoyed my day, found it productive and interesting. I feel that I have come out with what I had hoped for.”


Kirsti Weir, Communications and Project Manager with Fabric Life Limited, June 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“I have found the course very engaging and insightful. Alistair has been very knowledgeable and patient and the knowledge I have gained will help me in my new role as junior Editor!”


Catherine Rowell, Junior Editor, June 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“This has been really beneficial to me as I am still quite new to the industry. It is very relevant to my work and I can see the information I have learnt helping me significantly in my career progression.”


Emily Pain, Photography Executive with High Speed 2 Ltd., February 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“The course was really useful in refreshing my knowledge of picture researching. The tutor was very knowledgeable and great to learn from.”


Bob Martin, Photography and Film Manager with High Speed 2 Ltd., February 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“A very informative course, an excellent refresher.”


Katy Aziz, February 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“The staff and teacher are extremely knowledgeable, open and helpful with teaching and information. As a novice to the business it was an interesting and insightful in all areas. It will be beneficial and open doors for me.”


Victoria Kirby, Freelance Photographer, October 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“It has been a very practical insight into the industry.”


Maria de la Iglesia, Freelance Photographer, October 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“A great course, that covers the picture research and picture editing subject and industry. In great detail. The course compliments my Arts Degrees and work experience enabling me to specialise in the subject with very specific direction and sources.”


Kate Ormrod, freelance Creative Producer, October 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“Great course, informative, well managed and taught. Got away many trips about current trends and job opportunities or possible career development.”


Priscilla Granozio, Freelancer, October 2016 (Picture Research 2 Day)

“I enjoy coming to LSP. Staff are friendly and down-to-earth. The courses I’ve taken there have been comprehensive and interesting. I feel they’ve been good value-for-money.”


Neil McNab, April 2016 (Book Editing)

“I am very happy with the course and feel confident applying my developed skills and knowledge as an editor.”


Tia Begum, Editor for Oberon Books, April 2016 (Book Editing)

“I found the course useful as it covered all aspects in detail and there were many aspects of book editing that I had not looked at in-depth before that the course provided.”


Tessa Brummitt, Copy Editor for Law Business Research, July 2016 (Book Editing)

“I really enjoyed this course. I learned a lot about what is expected of me if I were to become a copy editor and proof-reader and it made me sure that I want to pursue editing as a career. I benefited from a teacher who had a lot of knowledge about the industry and was provided with lots of practice proofs.”


Rochelle Roberts, July 2016 (Book Editing)

“This course was really interesting. I learned a lot about book editing and now I feel ready to do the job. Course well prepared, relevant exercises, and a clever and really interesting teacher. Thank you.”


Marianne Laborie, March 2016 (Book Editing)

“The course was well-structured and vigorous and the tutor had a vast knowledge of the subject, informed by decades of experience in journalism and publishing. The pace of the study made the course ideal for newcomers to publishing and those with prior experience. The teaching and course material was enthusiastic and up-to-date and I found it to be an excellent introduction to the subject. Several contacts within the publishing industry have said how refreshing it is to find someone who has taken the time to go on a course of this nature.”


Simon Turner, March 2016 (Book Editing)

“The course was engaging and informative and taught by a trainer with a passion for the subject and a wealth of knowledge.”


Sarah Davis, January 2016 (Sub-Editing)