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We don't distinguish the decision you're making about your academic future from the one you're making about your life ANDREW BREWERTON — Principal
  • Holiday Activities (9 - 18yrs)

    Summer 2017 BOOKING NOW OPEN This Summer we are offering a full range from 3 day projects full week to two week Arts Awards. We have also launched Creative Take Aways - a series of 1/2 day and full day workshops where you make something to take home with you that day. Click Creative Take Away to see the full list, book just 1/2 a day, or, a whole week. Whether you’re a regular or brand new to the Young Arts programme, our holiday activities are an inspiring way to spend time in between term. The perfect opportunity to develop new techniques before enrolling on a longer course, or a chance to show off the skills you’ve gained already on a unique intensive project. Our Holiday courses range from half day events to week long workshops, so you have plenty of time to experiment with your creative ideas.

  • Saturday Arts Club (9 - 18)

    Our next Saturday Arts Clubs will be in the Autumn term, for Summer clubs see holiday activities. Full listings for 2017/18 will be available early August. Our Saturday Arts Clubs are 15 or 25 weeks of fun, inspiring and challenging activity for young people aged 9 - 18 yrs. Saturday Arts Clubs are popular and book up quickly, especially among 9-11 year olds. 25 week courses cover the whole art and design spectrum and run from September - May.

    Our Young Creators 10 week courses are a little more specialized, great for those that know the creative area they are most interested in or are a bit older and want to cover the skills areas in more details and run Sept - Dec & Jan - April.

    All courses will feature at least one trip and will have an outcome which will be shown via an exhibition, pop-up sale or screening which is a great chance for friends and family to come and see your creations. Our Saturday Arts Club sessions are held at our brand new Pre Degree Centre situated on Buckwell Street between the bus station 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. Our next Saturday Arts Clubs will be in the Autumn term, for Summer clubs see holiday activities. Full listings for 2017/18 will be available early August.

  • 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 - 16 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. APPLICATIONS FOR 2017/18 OPENS MID JULY
    Please complete our online application form.  To support your application, a teacher or other adult who can comment on your suitability for the course will need to complete our reference form

  • 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 new ‘Master the Art’ series is perfect for you. You will be taught by staff from our full time degree and pre-degree courses, using specialist equipment in subject-specific studios and workshops. All materials are provided, just bring some lunch. Master the Art sessions return in October 2017, full listings for the new season will be available early August.

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

  • FabLab Courses

    FabLab Plymouth is a digital 'fabrication laboratory' based at Plymouth Colloege of Art for use by students across all areas and levels of the college. It features 3D printer, 3D scanner, laser cutter, CNC milling machine, CNC router, and vinyl cutter. We have opened the FabLab up to our youngest students in a range of technical arts courses. Next Young Inventors Day and Young Inventors Clubs will be in the Autumn term. Full listings will be available early August. Fablab is the home of our Young Inventors

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

  • Outside the Lines (4 - 8)

    Outside the Lines is 5 or 10 weeks of art, design, craft and media creative fun for 4-8 year olds and their parents. September and January courses are 10 weeks and the April course is 5 weeks.

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