Children's Art Classes - Central London

Browse our recommended Central and Greater London art classes, courses and workshops for keeping kids entertained. Click on the website links below to find out more about class timetables, availability, age restrictions, costs, types of activities included, and directions. Want to submit an art class to our listings..? Don't be shy... let us know!

Art Academy London

165A Borough High St, London SE1 1HR

Ideal for students between the ages of 12 and 17 and open to all, for those looking to advance their artistic ability and creative confidence. We offer Easter and summer holiday courses with a high level of tuition, from drawing, contemporary painting, specialist sculpture, and experimental media classes. Our summer courses include bumper programmes such as graphic novel, manga and animation classes.

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MasterPeace Creative Studios

Eccleston Yards, 12 Eccleston Yards, 21 Eccleston Place, SW1W 9NF, London

We are MasterPeace, proud to be London’s first dedicated mindful art experience! Founded by Zena El Farra in 2019, we are an Art School based in the heart of Belgravia, run by a team of 20 local artists.

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National Gallery

Trafalgar Square, London, WC2N 5DN

Storytelling, talks, workshops and teaching resources for school groups. Early Year Foundation Stage (EYFS) to Key Stages 1 and 2.

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Tate Modern

Tate Kids, Tate Digital, Tate Britain, Millbank, London, SW1P 4RG

There are loads of great ways to get your kids involved in art here. The Families’ Welcome Room is open every weekend and Fridays during school holidays. You’ll find family activity maps and a fantastic time travel activity which you can use to find artwork the same age as your children. Kids can use digital sketch pads to create their own masterpieces in the Bloomberg Connect Drawing Bar and make their own 3D sculptures at Liminal.

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Royal Academy of Arts

Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD, United Kingdom

You’ll have to book well in advance for the creative family workshops which are inspired by current exhibitions (Adults, £15; children, £5). During the popular Summer Exhibition there are Family Gallery Tours every Sunday afternoon in July.

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Sunny Art Centre

30 Gray's Inn Rd, London, WC1X 8HR

Our Kids/Teens Art Short Courses in drawing and painting is the perfect destination for your child to develop their artistic skills under professional guidance and provide an outlet for their creativity to blossom during school holidays. We also provide academic guidance for teens/kids with their GCSE, art A-levelandart scholarship applications, offering a long-terms bespoke study plan tailored to your child's needs for applyingart/design foundation or art colleges and universities.

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Cartoon Museum

63 Wells St, London W1A 3AE

Does your son or daughter spend most of their time drawing cartoons and comics? Then they’ll have a blast at the Cartoon Museum in London. Surprise them with a drop-in workshop such as No Rubbers, No Mistakes, which encourages children to do drawings using different tools via interesting exercises such as drawing with their eyes closed or using the wrong hand.

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Art Classes Close By Central London

We also have lists of children's art classes and courses close by to Central London that may interest you, in case the class you want to sign up for is unavailable, or maybe you and the family just happen in the neighbourhood. Check them out below...

  • North London

    Search areas including Islington, Finsbury Park, Highbury, Holloway, Stoke Newington and Tottenham

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  • East London

    Find classes in Hackney, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

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  • South London

    View classes in Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Richmond, Southwark and Wandsworth.

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