Art, Dance & Music Classes

Find courses in English in ceramics, pottery, drawing and painting in the Dordogne, Gironde and Lot-et-Garonne. Music lessons in English and dance classes can also be found here. For language lessons see our section on Languages Schools & French lessons.

Arts Cool!
Summer classes - caters for all age groups through a wide range of learning opportunities. Weekly groups in art, drama, music, floristry, cookery, cake decorating, hat making and guitar lessons.
Bilingual Education Exchange
Literacy classes and  fun activities in English for French and English children. Classes are available for ages 2-18 including storytime and literacy. Based at Eymet (24).
Atelier La Tour des Bidoux
Ceramics and pottery courses using common techniques in crafts and modeling by hand, based near Riberac (24).
Guitar and music theory lessons most styles of guitar specialising in classical. Grades can be arranged. 9 Avenue du pont de Juliet, Eymet, 24500.
Drawing Teacher
Painter graduated from Caracas Art and Illustration University offers drawing, painting, water-colour, graphic arts, design and illustration lessons. Private lessons or in group. Based at St-Cyprien (24)
Ini Cirque
Circus school in Coulounieix-Chamiers near to Perigueux. Children and adult classes are available, beginners to advanced, amateurs and professionals are all welcome. English-speaking coaches, and classes can be taught in English.
Art In France
Art courses run in the heart of the Lot & Garonne by residential or non residential artists. Full board if required. Suitable for all from beginner to experienced.
Jane Kelly Designs
Vintage furniture and accessory up-cycling business.  Also furniture and accessory up-cycling workshops.  Based in Bertric Buree (24).
Contemporary dance class and ballet lessons held in Sarlat (24) on Wednesdays 14:00-17:30 (from 4 years old), Saturdays 14:00-18:30 (adults and children). Contact Ines Jolivet who is fluent in English (24).
Alex Crowe
Piano and keyboard lessons, involving playing by ear, reading and writing music from the first lesson. Learn from an experienced, gigging musician and solo pianist, with composing credits. Near Bergerac (24).
PMC Studio France
Jewellery design and advice on how to set up your own jewellery business. Courses from 1 day to full certification (47).
Classical dance classes in Le Bugue (24) on Mondays 17:00-20:00. Contact Ines Jolivet who is fluent in English (24).
Creations K Bizou
Decorated furniture on commission, hand-painted old items such as milk jugs, coffee pots, water jugs, contemporary art and figurative paintings, trompe loeil. Painting classes in Perigueux (German / French / English).
Adult Art Classes
I offer Art classes at all levels, drawing and or painting on Mondays & Tuesdays in Bordeaux centre.  Short courses and individual tuition available.
Paola Bottomley Tuition
Paola Bottomley (MMUS, BMUS) is a musician and tutor offering classes in voice, piano, theory and songwriting. Classes available for groups and individuals in French and English (47).
Beauville Arts
At L'Ancien Presbytere in Beauville, Lot et Garonne. Offers a music and performance arts centre for adults and kids. 
Pottery Danslejardin
Pottery courses, residential and non-residential for beginners to serious courses for improvers. Raku courses and art studio for ceramics, painting, drawing and print making. At Moirax. 47
Piano Lessons
Piano lessons given by female teacher with years of experience of playing the piano. Work towards internationally recognised qualifications or just learn for fun. All ages welcome (47).
Tom Crew Music Tuition
Music teacher for all ages and abilities. Piano, trumpet and voice. All styles taught; classical, jazz, pop, rock and blues. Based in the Dordogne, online teaching and piano tuning services also available.
Atelier du Vitrail
Bilingual stained glass artist offers stained glass courses. Also offers the restoration of old and the creation of new, stained glass windows and leaded lights. Ask for Jennifer Weller. Located at 52 route des Terroirs, Landerrouat, Gironde (33).
Veronique Danse
Lessons in ballet, jazz, salsa, rock and ballroom dancing. Ask for Veronique who can speak English (24). At 18 Rue Thiers in Perigueux. 
Joel Bailey Guitar Tutor
Guitar teacher offers private lessons for all types of learner regardless age, ability or taste in music. Learn the guitar from scratch or improve your playing. Based at St. Colomb de Lauzun (47).
Jenny Webb
Art classes in Castillonnes, Lot et Garonne (47) for all levels specialising in drawing, watercolour and pastel. Private and small group tuition by arrangement. 
L'Ame du Bois
Wood turning studio offer lessons and specializing in large bowls, platters and wall sculptures using local woods. Can be visited by appointment. Ask for John Mitchell. Located at Chez Parot, Leguillac de Cercles (near Brantome), Dordogne (24).