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  • Holiday Activities (9 - 18yrs)

    October Half Term NOW BOOKING. 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.

  • 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 ARE EXTENDED, apply now!
    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

  • Saturday Arts Club (9 - 16)

    Our Saturday Arts Clubs are 15 or 20 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. 20 AND 15 week courses cover the art and design spectrum and run from September - March and January - 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 detail. They run Sept - Dec, Jan - March and April - June.

    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.

  • 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