London for Aspiring Artists & Performers

A resource to help aspiring performers and artists achieve their goals.

As a vibrant hotbed for creativity and an environment which fully embraces the Arts, London attracts more than its fair share of artistic types; many looking to get noticed and create their chance for a shot of success. Whether you're a an artist, photographer, musician, dancer, actor or any other kind of performer we've put together a hub of advice, news and other resources to help you break through and achieve your artist goals.

All In London Blogs

The journey continues...
Thursday 16th of August

So at present, I am earning a few bob as a waitress.


In all honesty, it’s quite a fun job once you’ve gotten the hang of it… which doesn’t take long. At least it gets me the rest

The journey begins...
Tuesday 26th of June

How amazing it is to discover that what you love doing most can become your career.

That is the dream. That is my dream. From as far back as I can remember I knew what I wanted to do with my life. the rest

Events you might enjoy

Military Wives - London Film Premiere
Cineworld Leicester Square, 5-6 Leicester Square, London
Onward - London Film Premiere
Curzon Mayfair, 38 Curzon Street, London
Radioactive - London Film Premiere
Curzon Mayfair, 38 Curzon Street, London
Afternoon Poems: John Clare
Keats House, 10 Keats Grove, Hampstead
Tribute Ink Late
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea
Culture through conflict: the rebirth of the Basrah Museum
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea

Places to buy things

Headshot London Photography
107 Clifton Street The City EC2A 4LG

Something to read, put the kettle on...

Aspiring Actors: London to Hollywood
All In London user and actress Elizabeth Adamczyk takes us through making the leap from acting in the UK to going stateside!
Tin Pan Alley
Read our guide to the indie-rock guitar-buying Mecca that is London's Denmark Street - aka, Tin Pan Alley.

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Best For Lists

Best venues to hear live music
Crowd-surfing anyone?
Venues to catch London's best live indie music
Androgynous haircuts, skinny jeans, subversive T-shirts and poorly played instruments, this isn't just music, this is live Indie music.
Our favourite venues for dinner and a dance
Full stomach? Now let's hit the floor...

Things to try

Learn to dance, like they do on telly
Shake it at the legendary Pineapple Dance Studios.
Life Drawing in a bar
Ever thought of heading to the pub for a spot of… life drawing?
The Book Club Boutique
A weekly must for lovers of literature.
Take a writing class in a pub
They say nothing helps the creative juices flow quite like alcohol... bingo!
Screen Printing
Michelangelo only painted on boring old ceilings because he didn’t have access to a beginners screen printing course
Watch glassblowing come to life
Check out how the art of glass-blowing takes its shape by visiting London's Glassblowing workshop.
Get your mixtape played in a club
It could be either the most tense or the most exhilarating night of your life.
Take Ukulele Lessons
Grab your Makala and start making sweet music.
Theatre in an amphitheatre
Who's up for some outdoor theatre?
Death drawing
Like life-drawing. But different.
Learn Chinese calligraphy
Impress your friends and say you're fluent
First Thursday Lates
Shake up your quiet Thursday nights

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