Learning and Participation

South Asian dance inspires and enriches lives. We create high impact arts programmes that promote physical and mental wellbeing for older adults, as well as creative learning and skills development for young people.

If you’re interested in partnering with Akademi, or would like to book a workshop or residency, contact learning@akademi.co.uk.

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What’s On

11:30 am
Please note: This workshop is for patients of Charing Cross Hospital only.  Dance Well provides regular opportunities for adults to attend dance and movement sessions, partnering with charity organisations, care homes, day centres and hospitals,[...]
Charing Cross Hospital
1:00 pm
Monthly lunchtime performances of Classical Indian dance in the ChelWest atrium. Akademi presents performances by two Indian Classical dance artists in the atrium of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital every third Thursday of the month from[...]
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - Atrium
Feb 20 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
1:30 pm
Please note: These performances are only available to patients at West Middlesex Hospital. Akademi have worked with CW+ for over 5 years to deliver South Asian Dance performances and participatory work in hospital atrium spaces and[...]
West Middlesex Hospital


Dance Well

Akademi’s 3-year community participation project with older adults, funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund.

Reach Out and Reveal

This project places South Asian dancers ‘in residence’ at schools for young people with Special Educational Needs – supported by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.


Kopal, which means ‘young bud’ or ‘plant’ in Hindi, is an innovative, playful dance project aiming to re-enliven physical creativity in some of London’s poorest-served children and bring primary-aged pupils together.

Learning and Participation enquiries

Contact Claire Farmer

Where to find us

Hampstead Town Hall
213 Haverstock Hill
London NW3 4QP

Get in touch

020 7691 3210