Archived Professional Development

Wed, 09/10/2019 - 17:00 - 19:00

A New Direction invites teachers to celebrate and explore long term collaborations between artists and schools!

Date and time: 9 October 2019, 5-7pm
Location: Nunnery Gallery, 181 Bow Road, London, E3 2SJ
Cost: Free 


Wed, 02/10/2019 - 10:00 - 12:00

Join Studio Change for a fun interactive workshop with takeaway actions to implement. 

Date: Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 10am-12pm 
Location: Unit B, PLACE/Ladywell, 261 Lewisham High St, SE13 6AY
Cost: Free

Tue, 01/10/2019 - 10:30 - 12:30

The National Theatre is hosting a conference in partnership with Routes Collective to explore how to make theatre spaces welcoming to refugees and asylum seekers.

Date and time: Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 10:30 – 12:30
Location: The Dorfman Theatre, National Theatre, London, SE1 9PX
Cost: Free

Mon, 30/09/2019 - 10:00 - 13:00

Led by specialist drama facilitator and story teller Dani Bradstreet, October Gallery Education presents an Early Years Training for artists, facilitators and anyone currently working with or wanting to work with children aged 0-7

Monday 30th September - 10:00-13:00

Cost £13.09

Sat, 21/09/2019 (All day) - Sun, 22/09/2019 (All day)

Raising The Game is the National Association of Youth Theatre's long-established training event for Youth Theatre directors, practitioners, freelancers and assistants working with a variety of groups in an YT context.

Dates: 21-22nd September
Location: ALRA drama school, John Archer Way, London SW18 3SX
Cost: £35/70 for day/weekend places/ £50 concession tickets


Tue, 17/09/2019 - 16:00 - 18:00

Join LEAN and Royal Borough of Greenwich for a South London Arts Award Network Meeting focusing on offering Arts Award in a SEN setting.

Date and time: 17 September 2019, 4-6pm

Location: Greenvale School, Waters Road, SE6 1UF

Tue, 17/09/2019 - 12:00 - 17:00

Tues 17th September | 12:00-17:00

Cost: £30

Sat, 14/09/2019 - 12:00 - 14:00

12pm — 2pm Saturday 14 September, Restaurant Unit 1, Deptford Market Yard, SE8 4BX. Part of South East Makers Club.

Mon, 05/08/2019 - 10:00 - 16:30

Outside In an established national charity that aims to provide a platform for artists who face significant barriers to the art world due to health, disability, social circumstance or isolation.

Artists who feel they meet our criteria can book for a free one to one advice session on Monday 5 August from 10.00 - 16.30 at Arts Network, 8 - 12  Eltham Road, Lee, London SE12 8TF.

Fri, 26/07/2019 - 10:00 - Sat, 30/11/2019 - 00:00


The Teaching Musician will open for applications for 2020 starting Feb 2020 in July 2019.

Thu, 25/07/2019 - 10:00 - 14:30

Is your organisation ‘volunteer ready?’ Do you know what steps need to be in place to recruit and get the maximum benefit from having volunteers in your organisation? Why should you recruit volunteers at all? Small charities Coalition are running this session on 25th July 10.00am-2.30pm.

Mon, 22/07/2019 (All day) - Fri, 26/07/2019 (All day)

A range of professional development dance workshops, from learning to lead dance for Early Years, working with new styles such as Caribbean Carnival dance or refreshing your creative practice with Rosemary Lee.

22nd to 26th July 2019

De Montfort University, Leicester

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 10:00 - Fri, 19/07/2019 - 17:30

Join us at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance for this exciting week-long intensive exploring how movement works.

Mon, 15/07/2019 - 10:00 - 13:00

In this morning of training October Gallery will share their experiences of working with Early Years to equip you with the tools to program, coordinate or facilitate your own workshops and projects.

Date and time: 15 July 2019, 10am - 1pm 

Location: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL

Cost: £6

Wed, 10/07/2019 - 10:00 - 13:00

Join Fairbeats and Abimaro Gunnell for a morning of training on working with young refugees and asylum seekers through music.


Date and time: 10 July 2019, 10am- 1pm

Location: Deptford Lounge, 9 Giffin St, Deptford, SE8 4RJ

Fri, 05/07/2019 - 10:00 - 17:00

An inspiring, and affordable, day for music educators led by the National Youth Folk Ensemble artistic team to share approaches to running youth folk ensembles, reflect on folk music learning methods, and celebrate good practice in youth folk music.

Sat, 22/06/2019 - 10:00 - 16:30

The Art of Self Care, is a day of workshops, panel talks and provocations exploring self-care within the arts sector for artists, producers, facilitators etc. 

Date and time: Saturday 22 June, 10am - 4.30pm

Location: Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London, NW1 8EH

Cost: £8

Sat, 15/06/2019 (All day) - Fri, 02/08/2019 (All day)

Over the last two years, Chickenshed, through its Young Company, has developed a youth guided and youth led approach to making theatre that puts young people right at the core of the creative process. This summer we will be opening up this process to practitioners interested in developing their methods of creative work with young people.

Apply by 24 May

Fri, 14/06/2019 - 09:30 - 16:00

This FREE one-day course will enable teachers to engage with and effectively use folk song and music to deliver and enhance the school curriculum and learn about our dynamic, living, folk heritage.

Wed, 12/06/2019 - 18:00 - 20:00

Museum and Gallery Educator, Neysela da Silva-Reed returns to October Gallery with a workshop, inspired by the current exhibition of works by sculptor LR Vandy, designed to improve our teaching skills.

Date and time: 12 June, 6-8pm
Location: October Gallery, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N 3AL
Cost: £8