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Take a course at Lewisham School of Arts and Design

​Develop your creativity with expert tuition from artists, designers and industry professionals.
Our centres are open

Our centres are open. We continue to offer a wide range of online classes. Many courses offer a blended approach with both onsite and online learning available.

To ensure the safety of learners and staff we continue to follow government guidance. Read the measures we have put in place to keep you safe.

See courses by subject

Art, pottery and performing arts

Our art courses include:

  • art history
  • botanical illustration and calligraphy
  • drawing, painting and watercolour
  • pottery
  • performing arts and dance
  • life drawing and portraiture


Our design courses include:

  • glasswork
  • jewellery
  • printing
  • book binding and illustration
  • marketing and employment for the creative industries.

Fashion and textiles

Our fashion and textiles courses include:

  • clothesmaking

  • stitched, dyed and embellished textiles

  • handknitting

  • patchwork and quilting

  • pattern cutting

  • sewing machine skills

  • home furnishing

  • tailoring

  • upholstery.

Floristry and balloon design

Our floristry and balloon design courses include:

  • balloon design

  • career skills

  • floristry.


Our media courses include:

  • digital media arts

  • film

  • photography.


Our music courses include:

  • guitar

  • history of music

  • keyboard

  • music theory

  • singing.