Welcome to Creative Learning webpages. Here you can find out what we stand for and explore the wealth of activities and opportunities that we offer to young people, communities and professionals in London and beyond.
Helping young people find their creative voice
Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning is a pioneering cultural alliance between an arts centre and conservatoire transforming 21st century learning.
‘When groups of young people get to work together on a project like this, they can see deeper into themselves and their situation, as well as seeing all the other opportunities out there for them’ – student on Barbican Box school workshops
Our Pledge to Young People
- Help you access and afford outstanding arts events
By offering over 50,000 accessibly priced tickets to Barbican events for 16-25 year olds and putting on free events every year at the Barbican and in your community
- Give you a platform to be creative
By delivering inspirational, hands on arts experiences for every 8-16 year old in east London by 2020 and giving you opportunities to perform and showcase your work.
- Enable you to gain skills and get jobs in a 21st century economy
By providing arts and training opportunities for over 10,000 young people and artists by 2020
- Listen to what you want
Programming events by, with and for you. Listening to your ideas and supporting the teachers and artists working with you so, together, you can bring these ideas to life.
We bring together our world-class artistic partners with Guildhall School students and communities in groundbreaking new ways to create inspiring arts experiences for all.
We are using our 30 years’ experience of working in east London to launch cultural partnerships that offer outstanding creative opportunities for every young person across eight east London boroughs.
We create new routes for people to take part in the arts – from first experiences to higher education programmes and professional training – developing interests, skills, confidence and careers.
If you would like to be kept up-to-date with news from Creative Learning, register on our e-news page.
Explore what Creative Learning can offer you, whether you are a school, young person, professional looking for CPD opportunities, degree level programmes or student.
What's On & Opportunities
Creative Learning are continually looking for opportunities for Guildhall students to get involved in events and projects in and around the Barbican Centre. Our webpages are filled with projects and events that are available for students to take part in and a list of highlighted events we are holding which we’d love for you to come and enjoy.