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  • Saturday Arts Club (9 - 16)

    Our Saturday Arts Clubs 5 to 25 weeks of fun, inspiring and challenging activity for young people aged 9 - 16 yrs. Saturday Arts Clubs are popular and book up quickly, especially among 9-11 year olds. 25 week courses cover the art and design spectrum and normally run from September-March and January-May and can be bought in 5 week half termly blocks.


    The last block begins 27 April and is available to book NOW. Our Young Creators Clubs 10 week or 5 week courses are are for older teens. These clubs are a little more specialised, great for those who know the creative subject they are most interested in, or want to cover an area in more detail. They are running Nov-Feb or Nov-Dec and March-May.

    All our Saturday Arts Clubs are held at our Pre Degree Centre situated on Buckwell Street between the old bus station site and the Barbican. This is another great city centre location for Plymouth College of Art and it is extra special on a Saturday as our Young Arts programme fills the building.

  • Holiday Activities (9 - 18yrs)

    Easter Arts Club 2019 BOOKING NOW. Whether you’re a regular on our courses or brand new to our Young Arts programme, our holiday activities are an inspiring way to spend time in between terms. These courses are the perfect opportunity to develop or learn new techniques before enrolling on a longer course, or a chance to show off the skills you’ve gained already on a unique project. Our Holiday courses range from half day workshops to week long courses, so you have plenty of time to experiment with your creative ideas. Try our Creative TakeAway sessions where you make something in one workshop to take home and have fun creating along the way. More coming in May Half Term.

  • Master the Art (14 - 18)

    If you are aged 14-18 and looking to experience a specialist art form, specific technique or spend a day creating a piece worthy of your portfolio, then our ‘Master the Art’ series is perfect for you. You will be taught by staff from our full time degree courses, using specialist equipment in subject-specific studios and workshops at our main campus on Tavistock Place. All materials are provided, just bring some lunch.

    If you have not come on a course with us before, to be informed of upcoming courses, please sign up here

  • National Art & Design Saturday Club (14 - 16)

    National Art & Design Saturday Club is 25 weeks of fun, inspiring and challenging activity for young people aged 14-16yrs who are interested in future study and careers in the creative industries. This course is fully supported by Plymouth College of Art and offers all places for FREE, places are allocated by by application only. 2018/19 is now full