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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Move Well | New Workshops in Camden

Move Well | New Workshops in Camden

Akademi have received funding from Ageing Better in Camden to provide weekly movement workshops for older people living in Camden.

What’s On

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Weekly workshops at Newham University Hospital Akademi provides weekly ward workshops on Friday afternoons at Newham University Hospital in the older peoples’ wards in collaboration with the Dementia and Delirium team. Please note: This workshop[...]
Newham University Hospital
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Weekly workshops for patients at Charing Cross Hospital Akademi provides weekly workshops at Charing Cross Hospital for elderly patients who are recovering from inpatient care and preparing to be discharged from hospital. With support from[...]
Charing Cross Hospital
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Weekly dance workshops at Third Age Project Akademi provides weekly movement workshops at Third Age Project in Camden as part of their programme aimed at improving the quality of lives for the elderly. Each session draws on[...]
Third Age Project


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