Welcome to Arts1

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Evening &
Weekend Classes

70+ classes each week
For children, for young people, for adults

Sixth Form

Full Time Vocational training (16 - 19)
Equivalent to 3 A-Levels
Dance, Acting & Musical Theatre
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Arts1 was founded in 2006 by Principal Rebecca Carrington and Creative Director James Grimsey. Our award winning school is proud to be founded in Milton Keynes and our wonderful team of specialist teachers and coaches nurture the talents of over 500 young people and adults each week.


We have an incredible range of part-time classes for children, young people and adults that take place on weekdays after school and at the weekend.

Evening & Weekends

Take a look at our range of Performing Arts classes in Milton Keynes for young people and adults. Lessons for children and young performers aged 3 – 21.


Individual Coaching

Arts1 School of Performance: Part Time Open Days

Part-Time School Open Day

Our open days are run online via Zoom - all you need to do is register using the below button and we will send you a link so that you can join us on the day. You will virtually meet some of our team including our Creative Director James Grimsey and Ross Jardine Wight, our Head of Pre-Vocational Training.

You will be able to watch clips of some of our work and we can help guide you in picking the perfect classes for your child to start in September. We train from 3 years old to 83 years old and everywhere in between so there is a class for everyone!

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What about COVID-19?

We will also chat to you about how we are returning to the studios in the safest way possible, marrying this with online teaching to provide the perfect balance to progress each individual student to where they want to be.

Check out our online school

two weeks of free trials

We are really excited to meet you - remember you also get two weeks free trials in all of our group classes, so please come along to our online open day, see what we offer and ask any questions you may have!

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Current Open Days

21st August

Saturday, 10:00am Start
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4th September

Saturday, 2:00pm Start
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18th September

Saturday, 3:00pm Start
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You don't have to pick classes if you are unsure; our team are experts in their fields and can help guide you on the right path.