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Blackpool School of Arts

Blackpool School of Arts teaches divergent thinking; practical skills and digital competencies for the future. A creative community of practice, it embraces the potential for cross-curricular working whilst retaining the specialisms of discrete disciplines. We embrace project and problem-based learning, the ethos of the School rests on three pillars - Community; Connectivity and Process:

  • Process - Creative thinking from inception to completion. Exploration and application of practical skills and various media

  • Connectivity - Creative connections networking; physical; environmental; industrial and spiritual connections; global interdependency and sustainability.

  • Community - Building creative communities of practice; local; national; international; virtual and physical communities to support inspire and live well.

Browse our range of courses, attend an open day or contact us to find out more:

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Join the Blackpool School of Arts

We offer a range of programmes which have been designed to give you, the next generation of creatives, the skills and intellectual abilities to operate in the exciting and fast growing Creative Industries.


As a budding creative you will be introduced to a range of working methods and business models for studio and freelance working, with the opportunity to work on live briefs with industry professionals.


Our staff are all creative practitioners with expertise in a wide range of fields such as film making; illustration; acting; singing, music, dance; painting, graphic design, fashion, photography and costume.

Our Creative Community of Practice means that staff and students work together to experiment, take risks with our work and produce professional, industry-standard exhibitions and shows.

Our students have gone on to work as designers; art directors; artists; actors; West End performers; teachers; costumiers; arts administrators; illustrators and much more!





Apply for a place!

It's easy to apply - you just need to click on your chosen programme then click on the 'apply' or 'enquire' button.
Some workplace programmes even have an 'enrol' button so you can sign up there and then.


Complete the quick and easy application form then wait for our professional and friendly Admissions Team to get in touch.

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