Art, Dance, Music & Writing Classes

Quinta da Fonte do Bispo
Rural hotel holding several weekly events for locals and tourists including dancing lessons, Latin American dance lessons, art lessons and tea dances. Based near Santa Caterina.
Academia de Musica de Lagos
A dance and music school offering lessons in any type of instrument. Dance department has recently opened for all popular dances. Rua Dr. Jose Cabrita - Rossio de Sao Joao, Apartado 411, Lagos.
Dance Holiday
Teaches various dances over a period of 7 days as a holiday scheme. Dance styles include tango, salsa, modern jive, swing, flamenco, belly dance, bollywood, modern and latin.
Keep Fit For Charity
Group where members pay for a one hour fitness session and proceeds are donated to the Castelo de Sonhos baby charity. Contact Pat Hitchinson. Held Wednesday at 10:30 at Silves Football Club.
Hilaria Ramerk
Trumpet player with over 30 years of professional experience for private trumpet lessons in classical music and jazz for children and adults at all levels. Group workshops for ear training, rhythm training and band works.
Instituto de Artes e Letras de Albufeira
Childrens music lessons and school, with a focus on the more classical instruments including the organ, piano and brass. 14:00 - 20:00 Avenida Tenis 13, 8200-011, Albufeira.
Jo Alice Braswell
Guitar, voice and keyboard lessons for students of any level in areas between Sagres and Lagos. Any style music available. Professional teacher from USA.
Move-Ment Dance School
In Porto De Mos Lagos I.S.T.D examinations in Ballet, Tap and Modern. Students 4-18yrs, Jazz and Adult Ballet.
Kapa Dois Center
A recreational site in the heart of Lagos, Algarve. Offering a range of workshops and classes in dance and music, hosting art exhibitions and inviting national & international tutors and artists to run workshops and projects.
Carlos Reis Pinto
A guitar teacher who teaches all different types of guitar including mandolin, electric, bass, classical and picolo.
Kent Mitchell
Guitar lessons for casual players and students, teaching the dynamics of the instrument, caring for it and the gear. Available to perform at music events.
Scottish Country Dancing - Lagoa
Dancing lessons on a Monday evening from 19:30-21:30 at the Nobel International School of the Algarve, Lagoa. All levels of dancers are welcome. Contact Mardie.
Lessons for violin, viola, singing, reading notes, rhythmics, style knowledge. At Santa Barbara de Nexe, Faro. Home lessons also available.
Jessica Dunn Art
Algarve artist. Original oil paintings and limited edition prints. Studio in Boliqueime.
Magpie Studio
Arts and craft courses for all abilities in Lagos. Classes include stained glass, mosaics, acrylic painting and jewelry making. No experience required, self-paced learning. Contact Dianne. Rua Jose DAbreu Pimenta, Lote 338 Cerro Das Mos, 8600-361 Lagos
Ukulele lessons in Albufeira
Private or small group lessons,1 hour a week. 
Strings and Things
Musical instrument supplies, including many accessories. Services include repairs, re-stringing, customising and more, also rentals and trade-ins. School of Music providing teaching of all instruments. At Rua Joao de Deus, Almancil.
Painting for Pleasure
Art classes on Tuesday at Fourways, Sao Bras de Alportel from 10:00-12:00 and Wednesdays in Mesquito 10:30-12.30 and 14:30 - 16:00. Watercolour, pastel oils... Individual tuition available for beginners onwards.
Frutos dLuz - B Js Art Classes
Art classes and workshops in many media. Mon: Watercolours and Beginners. Tue: Teens. Wed: Acrylics Intermed-Adv and General Art. Sat: Kids Workshops. Classes at International Evangelical Church of the Algarve in Vale Judeu. Call for more info.
First Class Art - Oil Painting Lessons
Oil painting lessons from experienced artist Karen Wride. Classes are available for all skill levels, Monday-Saturday from 10:00-12:00, restricted to a maximum of eight people per class. At Guia, Albufeira.
Rosita Sola - Salsa
Dance teacher offering private Salsa classes and workshops, for individuals or for parties. Call Rosita in Lagos.
Bodhi Room
Space for sharing, arts and well-being. Weekly sessions for arts and crafts for adults/children, beginners Yoga, Capo-Yoga and Afro-Latin dance.
Hilaria Ramerk
Trumpet player with over 30 years of professional experience for private trumpet lessons in classical music and jazz for children and adults at all levels. Group workshops for ear training, rhythm training and band works.
Algarve Juniors
Performing Arts classes run by Heavenli, Brit-nominated, platinum selling recording artist. Children 6-12yrs. Singing, dancing, choreography, acting & presenting. Learn vital skills needed for the stage & make new friends here in the Algarve.
Lisa Selvidge
Fiction writer and creative writing tutor offering creative writing feedback on prose fiction, short stories, novels, memoirs and scripts. Also offers short courses on how to write fiction and memoirs, as well as day workshops.