What we're about

Lewisham School of Arts and Design aims to create, develop and support creativity in all our learners, from complete beginners, through to those with more advanced skills. Discover, design and make with specialist tuition form artists, designers and experts practising in their fields across a wide range of subjects.

We offer courses in...

Art, Pottery and Performing Arts: art history, botanical illustration, watercolours, calligraphy, drawing and painting, life drawing, portraiture, pottery, dance, acting

Design, Media and Music: glasswork, jewellery, printing, film studies, photography and Photoshop, music theory, keyboard, guitar, singing skills

Textile and Floral Design: clothesmaking, tailoring, pattern cutting, hand sewing, sewing machine skills, upholstery, home furnishing, patchork and quilting, handknitting, floristry, gardening, balloon design

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Upcoming events (2)

Super Art Saturday - creative flow

Brockley Rise Centre

Become a super artist! Have fun trying out a range of different techniques for drawing and painting. With a variety of practical exercises and technical information, this workshop will help you unleash your creativity and build confidence in using different mediums.

This course will give you the opportunity to try out a range of different art techniques for enhancing imaginative thinking and creative flow.

£34 (full)
£19 (reduced/concession)

Brockley Rise Centre
Brockley Rise
Crofton Park
SE23 1PR

Anyone can learn to code

Grove Park Adult Education Centre

On this FREE six week introduction to web app development programme you will:-

  • Learn to use HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress and Web infrastructure
  • Be introduced to working with data
  • Create an online work portfolio
  • Receive CV writing and interview skills training

## Course details

23 May – 29 June, Monday and Wednesday 10am –12pm
Course is for anyone aged 18 and over and not in employment.

## How to enrol

Before you enrol, you need to attend a taster pre-course assessment where we will:

  • assess your skill level
  • discuss your goals
  • give an overview of the career opportunities available in the IT and tech sector

The taster pre-course assessment takes place on:-

| Date | Time | Location |
| ---- | ---- | -------- |
| Friday 13 May | 10am-12noon | Grove Park Centre |
| Friday 20 May | 10am-12noon | Grove Park Centre |

## How to book your place

Past events (350)

Online Life Drawing course

Online event

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