Creative Arts short courses

rows of potsThe School of Creative Arts offers a range of flexible, creative courses designed to meet the needs of enthusiasts, practitioners and creative professionals.

All of our courses are taught by tutors with years of industry experience, who support and challenge those who want to learn new skills, acquire new knowledge or develop new expertise.

Whether you’re a beginner looking for a new hobby, an artist looking to refine your skills, or a parent looking for fun and educational classes for kids and teens, we have something exciting and inspiring to offer. Take advantage of our state-of-the-art facilities with expert tutors and like-minded classmates.

Courses on offer

We offer a huge range of courses in the following areas on weekdays, evenings and Saturdays:

  • Visual Arts
  • Crafts
  • Fashion
  • Digital Design
  • Creative Media

We are constantly updating and improving our courses to ensure they offer skills in line with industry trends, and incorporate the newest technologies. Whether you’re looking for something technical like web design or 3D printing, or something more traditional such as pattern cutting, glass art or life drawing, there will be a course to fit your needs.

Please view our full range of our courses here.

We also offer bespoke training, summer courses for adults and children, and portfolio courses to aid sixth formers/college students with their university applications.

Get in touch

Interested? Complete our short course enquiry form for more information, or view or book a short course online.

What our students say

What our students say

As a new student I am thrilled to have discovered such a wonderful course! Excellent and knowledgeable tutor, skilled careful technicians and brilliant facilities. I have been inspired once again.

-Ceramics student,