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.


  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.



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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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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What is Grassroots?

October 12, 20232 min read

Why are we so passionate about it?

Ever heard the term ‘Grassroots’ and not really sure what it means? We're going to explore the world of grassroots teaching, an area brimming with passion, purpose, and unparalleled potential. We are huge advocates for the grassroots approach in arts. We'll uncover the essence of grassroots, the misconceptions surrounding it, and why it's more than just a term – it's a movement.

Grassroots: More Than Just a Beginning

What is Grassroots

When the word "grassroots" is mentioned, many envision young learners taking their first steps in ballet, or perhaps picking up an instrument for the first time. But Grassroots is more that that, Grassroots is about where it starts and it’s this idea of roots and it’s instilling strong roots so that you can grow and flourish. It's not just for youngsters; it's a foundation for learners of all ages.

Breaking Down the Misconceptions

Contrary to popular belief, grassroots teaching isn't sub-par instruction. It demands the best teachers who can lay down a robust foundation, enabling learners to excel in their chosen field.

The Approach: Tailoring Experiences

When a learner steps into a grassroots environment, the magic lies in personalisation. Understanding the unique needs, goals, and challenges of each individual, while offering a customised experience, is so important.

Key Aspects of Grassroots Teaching:

  • Holistic Development: It is essential to provide a well-rounded, adaptable learning experience.

  • Planning & Flexibility: Grassroots teaching thrives on adaptability. Teachers should be equipped with an array of strategies to cater to individual needs.

  • Empowering Learners: It's not just about instruction; it's about giving learners a voice, allowing them to express themselves and influence their learning journey.

  • Mindful Communication: The power of language can't be underestimated. From feedback to setting expectations, the words we choose play a pivotal role in shaping learners' experiences.

  • Celebrating Progress: Recognising small achievements is crucial. These tiny wins cumulatively pave the way for significant growth.

  • The Broader Ripple Effect: The joy and confidence derived from grassroots learning often spills over into other areas of learners' lives, creating a lasting impact.

The Reward: Witnessing Transformation

What is Grassroots?

For all educators within any area, there's no greater joy than witnessing the initial spark in a learner, nurturing it, and watching it blaze into a flame of passion. Grassroots educators shape the future, one learner at a time.

Grassroots Journey: An Honour and Privilege

In the world of teaching, learning and mentoring, grassroots stands tall as a beacon of hope, promise, and transformation. It's an honour to be part of this journey, to lay the foundation for the grand tree of learning and artistry.

The heart of grassroots is in valuing the roots, because if you can help someone develop strong roots they will blossom confidently in their own time. Until next time, embrace the grassroots spirit and cherish the growth it brings!

What is Grassroots?

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