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Art

Find out more about the genres we have on offer

Music Drama Art

Our fantastic range of Art classes allow those from 1 to 99 to enjoy professional and creative teaching, in the middle of an institution with a fascinating history as ‘Blackheath College of Art’. With termly courses across a broad range of medias and styles, to drop-in sessions for those with a sense of the whimsical, The Conservatoire’s Art programme leaves no talent un-tapped! Our child’s Art education supports and develops at every stage, from our Little Art Venture Club for under 2s, right through to our GCSE and A Level Art course.

'A vibrant community of people making art and supporting each other’

Jan, adult art student

  • Early Years Music: Toddler Tunes (18 - 36 mnths)

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    This is the stage where we build solid foundations for our future musicians. Children start to engage ...
  • Blackheath Youth Theatre (16-21yrs)

    Saturday 0.0 - 0.0

    BBlackheath Youth Theatre is the principal theatre company at the Conservatoire. It is a foundation ...
  • Adult Sculpture (18+yrs)

    Tuesday 19.00 - 22.00

    Offering a wonderful opportunity to explore your own ideas and passions, this hands-on class offers ...
  • Singers Unlimited (60+yrs)

    Wednesday 12.45 - 13.45

    A masterclass for solo singers of retirement age providing a wonderful opportunity to build confidence ...
  • Jazz Sounds (18+yrs)

    Saturday 12.15 - 14.15

    This group offers an opportunity for improvisation in a variety of jazz-influenced styles. This friendly ...
  • Story Telling with Floods of Ink (18-36 months)

    Monday 10.30 - 11.15

    Do you love to tell stories and make up characters? This is the place to be! Join us on a wonderful ...
  • Women's Choir (18+yrs)

    Wednesday 11.00 - 12.00

    Did you know it’s been scientifically proven that singing is good for your health? Come and test ...
  • Group Guitar Tuition (6-9yrs)

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    Learn to play the guitar in the most fun way possible – in a group! Our motivational guitar tutors ...
  • Flute Choir

    Saturday 12.00 - 13.00

    A group for flautists of all ages of Grade 2 or above. An opportunity to meet fellow flautists and play ...
  • Junior Choir (6-8yrs)

    Saturday 10.00 - 11.00

    Our lively Junior Choir has a great time developing singing and musicianship skills and making new friends. ...
  • Blackheath Youth Theatre Juniors (7-10yrs)

    Saturday 9.15 - 10.45

    During this course we work as an ensemble – using theatre games to build rapport and skills with ...
  • Blackheath Youth Theatre Foundations (10-12yrs)

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    An introductory course for those who enjoy drama during which students are introduced to the core elements ...
  • Drawing Skills (9-14yrs)

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    Drawing skills is one of the most popular and longest running children’s art courses at the Conservatoire. Designed ...
  • Theory Plus! Grades 1- 5 (11-16yrs)

    Wednesday 18.30 - 19.15

    Learn all you need to know to gain your theory Grades 1 to 5 with confidence. Did ...
  • Roundabout (5-7yrs)

    Times vary depending on the intake. Please enquire for more details.

    A unique and very popular one-year introduction to six instruments for those who would like to try out ...
  • Early Years Music: Tiny Tots (6 to 18 months)

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    At this young age of music development we focus on the interaction between child and carer. Musical ...
  • Early Years Music: Little Maestros (3yrs)

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    With their motor skills now developed children continue to experiment with new instruments while musical ...
  • Early Years Music: Family Music (0-5yrs)

    Tuesday 15.00 - 15.45

    There is something for everyone in Family Music, a specially designed course which allows for different ...
  • GCSE & A-level Art (13-18yrs)

    Saturday 13.00 - 16.00

    This course is for anyone wishing to take GCSE, AS or A2 in Art and Design. The course is also suitable ...
  • Training Choir (9-13yrs, or 8yrs by invitation)

    Saturday 11.00 - 12.00

    Come and join our Intermediate Choir and develop your singing and musicianship skills whilst working ...
  • Theory Plus! Beginners to Grade 1 (6-8yrs)

    Saturday 9.00 - 9.45

    This first class is for complete beginners and teaches the absolute basics of music reading to support ...
  • Print Making (18+yrs)

    Thursday 19.00 - 21.00

    This course covers a full introduction to lino, mono and collograph printmaking techniques working with ...
  • Junior Portfolio Workshop (8-11yrs)

    Wednesday 17.30 - 18.45

    Come and make your own musical art in our Portfolio classes this term. For the Juniors we’ll be ...
  • Blackheath Baroque Ensembles (16+yrs)

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    These ensembles offer students of Grade 6 and above the opportunity to play with a wide range of instruments ...
  • Blackheath Youth Theatre Academy (13-15yrs)

    Saturday 0.0 - 0.0

    This course is for those who want to discover more about theatre and acting. Students are actively encouraged ...
  • Atelier Conservatoire: Developing Drawing and Painting Projects (18+yrs)

    Thursday 10.00 - 15.30

    This course is ideal for those who are working to establish their studio practice and would like space ...
  • Painting Techniques and Materials (18+yrs)

    Wednesday 11.45 - 14.45

    This course will explore a variety of painting techniques and materials in depth over a twelve week ...
  • Watercolour Plus! (18+yrs)

    Thursday 10.00 - 12.30

    Watercolour Plus includes all aspects of working with watercolour based paints and covers; paints, paper, ...
  • Life Drawing (18+yrs)

    Tuesday 14.00 - 16.30

    Develop your confidence and practical skills in drawing the figure from observation. All materials ...
  • Life Painting (18+yrs)

    Tuesday 10.00 - 13.00

    Develop confidence and skills in painting directly from the model and explore a range of techniques ...
  • Evening Life Drawing (18+yrs)

    Monday 19.30 - 22.00

    Set in the stunning Victorian art building this course is designed for both beginners, as well as those ...
  • Adult Group Violin Tuition (18+yrs)

    Tuesday 18.45 - 19.30

    Is there an instrument you’ve always fancied having a go at? Come and learn to play in a relaxed, ...
  • Story Telling with Floods of Ink (4-6yrs)

    Thursday 16.15 - 17.00

    Do you love to tell stories and make up characters? This is the place to be! Join us on a wonderful ...
  • Story Telling with Floods of Ink (3-4yrs)

    Monday 11.30 - 12.15

    Do you love to tell stories and make up characters? This is the place to be! Join us on a wonderful ...
  • The Art-venture Club (6-11yrs)

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    Art-venture club provides a fun packed, stimulating yet informal setting for your child to really enjoy ...
  • Theory Plus! Grades 1-3 (9-14yrs)

    Saturday 12.00 - 12.45

    This class lays the foundations of all the important concepts for the higher grades, aiming for a greater ...
  • Theory Plus! Grades 4&5 (11-18yrs)

    Saturday 12.5 - 12.50

    This class builds on the topics covered in Grade 3 and really allows young musicians to develop a strong ...
  • Interior Design (18+yrs)

    Thursday 11.00 - 14.00

    Have you ever dreamed of owning a home that would sit comfortably on the pages of a glossy magazine? ...
  • The Little Art-venture Club (4-6yrs)

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    The Little Art-venture Club is a fantastic introduction to the world of art! Your child will learn new ...
  • The Little Art-venture Club (0-2yrs)

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    The Little Art-Venture club will introduce your child to art making alongside a parent/carer in a safe ...
  • The Little Art-venture Club (2-4yrs)

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    The Little Art-venture Club will introduce your child to art making alongside a parent/carer in a safe ...
  • Saturday Sinfonia (7-15yrs)

    Saturday 11.00 - 12.00

    Playing a mix of traditional orchestral repertoire and more modern music, the Saturday Sinfonia is a ...
  • Junior Musicianship (5&6yrs)

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    This is an essential class for any junior musician – those who are already beginning learning ...
  • Tuesday Music School – Cello group tuition (6-9yrs)

    Tuesday 0.0 - 0.0

    Come and learn the cello in the most fun way possible - in a group! Our experienced tutors guide you ...
  • Tuesday Music School – Violin group tuition (6-9yrs)

    Tuesday 0.0 - 0.0

    Come and learn the violin in the most fun way possible - in a group! Our experienced tutors guide you ...
  • Tuesday Music School – Flute group tuition (6-9yrs)

    Tuesday 16.15 - 17.00

    Come and learn the violin, cello or flute in the most fun way possible - in a group! Our experienced ...
  • Hit It! - Percussion Ensemble (7-11 yrs)

    Saturday 10.00 - 10.45

    Explore the rich, colourful world of percussion in this creative learning ensemble. Each term the group ...
  • Keyboard Skills (6-9yrs)

    Friday 16.15 - 17.00

    This innovative 12 week course introduces children to music reading and piano keyboard skills. You ...
  • Conservatoire Thula Mamas

     14.00 - 14.45

    A harmony singing group especially designed for babies and their parents, carers and parents to be. ...
  • Early Years Music: Little Maestros (4yrs)

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    With their motor skills now developed children continue to experiment with new instruments and other ...
  • A History of Modern Art (18+yrs)

    Thursday 19.30 - 21.30

    Develop confidence in speaking about art in an informed way, through enjoyable and informative presentations, ...
  • LAMDA Acting Examinations

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    Our drama tutors are available to give students one to one tuition to prepare for these accredited qualifications ...
  • Highly Strung! - Ukulele Group (3-5yrs)

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    In this ukulele class, the children will learn basic techniques on this little instrument in a playful ...
  • ALL WEEK - Comic Potential (9-14yrs)

     10.00 - 16.00

    Adapted from the comedy by Alan Ayckbourn. Set in a TV studio where the actors are “actoids” ...
  • Brass Roots (7-13yrs)

    Monday 17.00 - 17.45

    Brass Roots is a brand new exciting brass band for young players ages 7-13; a unique offering in the ...
  • Devising Drama with Floods of Ink (5-7yrs)

    Wednesday 16.15 - 17.00

    Join Floods of Ink as we create and act out our own stories and scenes. Over the course of the term ...
  • Adult Drama

    Tuesday 19.30 - 21.30

    Open to adult students of all ages and levels, get back into theatre as we use great play texts to train ...
  • Drumming Circle

    Monday 19.30 - 20.15

    Be joined together by the power of rhythm! Facilitated by one of our inspirational drum tutors this ...
  • Theory Plus! Grades 1-5 (15+yrs)

    Wednesday 19.15 - 20.00

    Develop your technique in notation, harmony and sight-reading to prepare for ABRSM grade exams and to ...
  • Evening Life Painting (18+yrs)

    Thursday 19.30 - 22.00

    Develop confidence and skills in painting (in acrylic and/or oil) directly from the model in various ...
  • Charcoal, Pastel, Pencil and Collage (18+yrs)

    Friday 10.30 - 12.30

    This course will explore a range of drawing and mixed media techniques and materials in depth over a ...
  • Senior Portfolio Workshop (11-16yrs)

    Wednesday 17.30 - 18.45

    Come and make your own musical art in our Portfolio classes this term. The senior group will be taking ...
  • Painting Skills (9-14yrs)

    Friday 18.00 - 19.30

    New for this term our Painting Skills class is designed for students who wish to explore and develop ...
  • Printmaking (9-14yrs)

    Monday 17.30 - 19.00

    Working under the guidance of a professional printmaker, this theme based beginners course in printmaking ...
  • Abstract Painting

    Wednesday 19.30 - 22.00

    If you enjoyed the recent Abstract Expressionisim exhibition at the Royal Academy then this is the course ...
  • Portrait Drawing and Painting (18yrs+)

    Friday 19.00 - 21.00

    The portrait is one of the most compelling subjects in art. From the Fayum Mummy portraits, Leonardo's ...
  • Tuesday Music School- String Orchestra

    Tuesday 17.00 - 17.45

    This orchestra is included as part of Tuesday Music School instrument tuition, or discounted with relevant ...
  • Tuesday Music School- Wind orchestra

    Tuesday 17.00 - 17.45

    This orchestra is included as part of Tuesday Music School instrument tuition, or discounted with relevant ...
  • TUESDAY - Backpacking For Pirates (3-5 yrs)

    Tuesday 13.30 - 15.30

    What would you pack in your backpack if you were a pirate going on a journey on the high seas? We’ll ...
  • TUESDAY - Let's Go Kite Crazy (5-11 yrs)

    Tuesday 9.00 - 15.30

    Let’s go ‘Tako-kichi’ (kite crazy) this spring in Blackheath. Ever wanted to make ...
  • FRIDAY - 1 Day Guitar Workshop (6-9 yrs)

    Friday 9.00 - 15.30

    Come and travel around the world with your guitar in this one-day workshop! Your guitar will take you ...
  • TUESDAY - Walk Like An Egyptian

    Tuesday 10.00 - 12.00

    Create some Egyptian jewellery and we’ll make a self-portrait, Egyptian style. Using printing, ...
  • WEDNESDAY - Musical Discoveries

    Wednesday 10.00 - 11.30

    Let’s go on a musical discovery and explore music, rhythm and physicality inspired by animals ...
  • THURSDAY - Ukulele Workshop 2 (6-9 yrs)

    Thursday 14.00 - 16.00

    Join us on this fun-filled introduction to the instrument, learning all about it. Participants will ...
  • THURSDAY - Still Life On Holiday (9-14 yrs)

    Thursday 9.00 - 15.30

    Grab your passport and come on your holidays with us by creating paintings inspired by still life arrangements ...
  • THURSDAY - Ukulele Workshop 1 (3-5 yrs)

    Thursday 10.30 - 12.00

    Join us on this fun-filled introduction to the instrument, learning all about it. Participants will ...
  • TUESDAY - Sounds Around The World (18-36 months)

    Tuesday 11.00 - 11.45

    Travel around the world with song and music and discover the animals of the world! Tigers in the jungle, ...
  • WEDNESDAY - Home (5-11 yrs)

    Wednesday 9.00 - 15.30

    Using the objects brought in by workshop participants, this class will contain still life sketching, ...
  • Customised Designs (18+)

    Monday 19.30 - 21.30

    Create your own bespoke designs and illustrations for textiles, wrapping paper, packaging, tiles, tea ...
  • Drawing Materials & Techniques (18+)

    Friday 10.30 - 12.30

    This course will explore a range of drawing and mixed media techniques and materials in depth over a ...
  • Introduction To Cello

    Tuesday 17.45 - 18.30

    Say hello to the cello! In this class you will be introduced to the instrument, the basics of tuning, ...
  • Introduction To Violin (6-9 yrs)

    Tuesday 17.45 - 18.30

    This 12 week course inroduces children to the violin! In this class you will be introduced to the instrument, ...
  • Print Making (18+)

    Thursday 19.00 - 21.00

    This course covers a full introduction to lino, mono and collograph print making techniques working ...
  • Young Voices (14-18 yrs)

    Wednesday 19.00 - 20.00

    Raise your voice and join our new and exciting performing group Young Voices! Singing a wide repertoire ...