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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.
We are keeping COVID-secure measures in place across our buildings to protect our staff, residents and visitors

Please continue to wear a face covering if you can and maintain social distance in our buildings. This includes our libraries, leisure centres and learning centres.

You can read the Government's current COVID-19 guidlines on its website.

Face coverings

Following updated guidance from the Department of Education in response to the Omicron variant, we recommend that face coverings be worn when:

  • moving around our adult learning centres
  • in corridors and communal areas

Face coverings no longer need to be worn in classrooms and workshops unless you choose to do so. 

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

Design

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.

Media

Our media courses include:

  • digital media arts

  • film

  • photography.

Music

Our music courses include:

  • guitar

  • history of music

  • keyboard

  • music theory

  • singing.