Learning and Participation

South Asian dance inspires and enriches lives. Akademi 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, residency or other creative experience, please contact learning@akademi.co.uk.

Recent News

Working in Lockdown

Working in Lockdown

We asked our Learning and Participation artists to reflect on their experiences of working differently during lockdown and their blog posts give a fascinating insight into their approaches.

What’s On


Dance Well

Akademi’s 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 and Disabilities – 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 Belinda Sculley

Where to find us

Hampstead Town Hall
213 Haverstock Hill
London NW3 4QP

Get in touch

020 7691 3210