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  • Holiday Activities (9 - 18yrs)

    October Half Term 2018 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.

  • Saturday Arts Club (9 - 16)

    Our Saturday Arts Clubs are 10 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. 15 or 25 week courses cover the art and design spectrum and normally run from September-March and January-May.


    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.

  • 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

  • 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