Unleashing the power of creative expression through accessible, high-quality arts education for all ages and abilities.

Welcome to an inspiring world where arts are not just practiced, but lived and celebrated. At BHVA, we provide a dynamic and inclusive space where everyone, irrespective of age or ability, can express, explore, and elevate their creative spirit.

Who are we?

Led by Beccy Hurrell and Lindsey Atkins, our team is passionate about making the creative arts accessible.

Why...

  1. Celebrate our diversity

  2. Supercharge our learning

  3. Boost our wellbeing

With Lindsey's 20+ years of teaching experience, and Beccy's impressive performance portfolio on national and international stages, we blend education and industry to offer an unparalleled learning experience right on your high street.

Our Services

Our diverse programmes, guided by our core values of inspiration, nurturing, quality, creativity, and joy, are designed to break down barriers and celebrate each individual's unique creative journey.

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Academies

From Voice to Dance, Music to Drama, and Art - we offer comprehensive tuition tailored to all ages and abilities.

Choose to learn individually or, for children and young people, in Squads.

In our Roots programs we partner with organisations to run choirs, dance, art classes, and school clubs, fostering community engagement through the beauty of the creative arts.

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Arts4All

Under our innovative Arts4All initiative, we work with agencies (such as CIRV and DWP), schools and individuals to increase curriculum engagement and support young people requiring social, emotional and mental health support.

Using the creative arts as an empowering medium, we engage in coaching and mentoring, creating positive impacts extend beyond the artistic sphere.

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Stay tuned for our upcoming training packages and courses, designed and developed to enrich your learning journey.

About Us

Inspire | Nurture | Quality | Creativity | Joy

Igniting creativity by making the arts accessible to everyone.

Inspiring personal growth, celebrating individuality, and bringing joy

Our Ethos

At BHVA, we empower you, whether you are picking up an art form for the first time, refining your performance, seeking to develop your teaching pedagogy, or looking for personal growth. Through a nurturing, creative, and all-inclusive atmosphere, we foster personal and artistic development. We implement innovative teaching practices that not only cultivate sills but also celebrate success.

Welcome to BHVA - where every artistic journey is a story of inspiration, creativity, and celebration.

Our Mission

At BHVA, we our committed to inspire all our students to discover their own creative signatures through research-based tuition; to nurture students, building confidence in all elements of their creative journey, utilising coaching and mentoring knowledge. We will ensure only the highest quality of provision is offered by supporting our programmes with up-to-date research and training. We will break down barriers and discover the unique creativity of each person who walk through our doors, using the arts. Finally, and most importantly, we will celebrate every success, no matter the size, to ensure that anyone who engages and works with us finds moments of joy in themselves and in their artistic journey.

Our Philosophy

We believe everyone has a unique spark of creativity. Our approach is all about nurturing that spark through quality, fun, arts education, and celebrating every step of the creative journey. We're not just teaching skills, we're inspiring a love for creative expression that lasts a lifetime.

Our Promise

We promise to fuel your creativity in a fun, inclusive space. We assure high-quality creative arts education that is tailored to your unique needs and abilities. We're not just about teaching the creative arts - we're creating a community of joy, inspiration, and success, where everyone feels valued.

Our Guarantee

We guarantee a high-quality, inclusive, and joyful learning experience that not only elevates your creative skills, but also nurtures personal growth.

Every individual's unique journey will be celebrated, irrespective of age, ability, or background.

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Boost Your Sessions:  Top Tips for Great Group and 1 to 1 Creative Sessions  

January 11, 20241 min read

Whether you’re a seasoned creative, an educator, or someone passionate about group dynamics and individual interactions, these tips are designed to enhance your approach and make your sessions more engaging and effective. Let’s dive into these valuable strategies that have proven successful for us.

Boost Your Sessions

Engage in Personal Conversations in One-to-One Sessions

Start by asking about their week or day to understand and assess their spoken voice and create a relaxed atmosphere.

Let One-to-One Students Set the Agenda

Allow students to identify their challenges and focus the session on their immediate needs.

Regular Check-ins and Clarifications

Ensure understanding and avoid assumptions by regularly checking in and asking for feedback.

Encourage Reflection at the End

Get feedback on what was learned, enjoyed, or found challenging for future planning and recognition of progress.

Observe Before Engaging in Group Sessions

Spend 5-10 minutes observing the group to understand dynamics, interests, and characters.

Plan Your Group Sessions, But Stay Flexible

Have a plan and goals for the session, but be prepared to adapt to the group's needs and dynamics.

Be Part of the Group

Position yourself among the participants and interact from various positions to break down barriers.

Introduce Variety in Group Tasks

Use interconnected activities to cater to various needs and maintain engagement in groups.

Remember, every group and individual is unique, and these strategies are a starting point for developing your own successful approach. If you have any questions, want to dive deeper into these tips, or have insights of your own to share, we'd love to hear from you! Feel free to leave a comment below or reach out to us directly. Your experiences and questions enrich our community and help us all grow. Stay creative and keep the conversation going!

 

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