Come to the National Portrait Gallery after-hours for our exclusive Young People’s Private View. We have a range of exciting things on, from artist-led talks and drawing, to performances by young musicians, refreshments, a DJ playing a youth-selected playlist, competitions with prizes and much more, hosted by the Gallery’s Youth Forum. Book your place here.
Summer in the City is back, bigger and better than ever, with hundreds of free and low-cost activities to keep you entertained and active this summer holiday, including music festivals, sporting days out, dance workshops and arts classes.
Between July and August there will be a range of fantastic summer events at Lisson Grove. Read more about the events
If you’re aged 11 to 30, and want to develop your comedy, theatre or playwriting skills to a higher level, then the Soho Theatre Young Company might be just what you’re looking for. They're offering a range of courses, labs and projects, led by writers, comedians and theatre professionals. Find out more about SYC courses and how to get involved.
Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 1pm
Free lunchtime concerts from some of the best emerging and internationally recognised performers.
Venue: St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, WC2N 4JJ
Friday 8.30pm to 10.30pm
Suitable for all abilities and beginners. Come along and enjoy playing with one of Europe’s leading steel bands.
Venue: The Yaa Centre, 1 Chippenham Mews, W9 2AN
Usually the last Sunday of the month
Once a month The Cockpit theatre presents a new family Show, from puppetry to dance, from magic to music.
Venue: The Cockpit Theatre, Gateforth Street, NW8 8EH
Cost: £7, £5 for residents in the Church Street Ward
This central London music education scheme runs activities from a range of arts organisations, including low-cost tuition.
Collaborate with artists and makers in our hands-on creative sessions and investigate ideas, develop new skills, and uncover our collection. Uncover workshops are for 15 to 19 year olds and are led by professional artists, makers, and practitioners to connect you to the creative industries.