Art & Design in London

Home to some of the best museums and galleries anywhere in the world and a fantastic experience in it's own right, London has everything that any group studying Art and Design could hope for.  

With most offering free entry to their permanent exhibitions for student groups there is no better time to come on an educational trip and marvel at the Capital's fantastic range of artistic treasures.

Our expert London educational trips team at FHT Group Tours have an in-depth knowledge of this great city and will arrange a marvellous and enriching programme for your group at the best prices, contact us today for your next student art trip to London !

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London Walking tours

A great way to see London on your next educational trip and learn at the same time! Our bespoke walking tours will allow students to experience the city as well as find all the interesting spots London has to offer related to their studies. From History students wanting to do a Jack the Ripper Tour to Business Studies groups looking at the current financial market we have something to suit everyone. And as your tour is completely tailo read more ...

*NEW VISIT* 3-D Printing Session (3 hours)

This exciting new session will  be provided by a senior designer at a state of the art store and office in central London. The session will include an introduction to 3-D Printing technology, demonstrations,  a short tour, a Q&A and your chosen souvenir 3-D printed object.  Your visit can be tailored to your main area of interest and level of detail for HE or FE establishments  .  The standard sessions will focus o read more ...

*NEW VISIT* Forensic Art Workshop

Inspired by a 2010 exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, this fascinating 90 minute session combines the use of mass spectrometry and art history to shed light on fake or altered Grand Master paintings. A brilliant supplement to any art or art history courses!  

Cockpit Arts: Design Maker Workshop

Award winning Cockpit Arts support extraordinary craftspeople making work in the UK.  Educational groups studying arts, crafts and fashion disciplines will gain an invaluable insight into the professional working world by visiting successful designer-makers in these studios.   With a wide range of disciplines spanning Textiles, Jewellery, Ceramics & more, the students experience can be adapted to your artistic interests. &nbs read more ...

Design Museum, London

The Design Museum is located on the Southern bank of the River Thames near Tower Bridge in central London, England. The museum covers product, industrial, graphic, fashion and architectural design.It has the UK's only collection devoted exclusively to modern and contemporary design and architecture. It was founded in 1989 University and HE study groups are actively encouraged to visit the Museum, which unlike most in Lon read more ...

Hayward Gallery

Named after the late former leader of the London County Council Sir Isaac Hayward and opened by Her Majesty the Queen in 1968, The Hayward Gallery has a long history of presenting work by the world's most adventurous and innovative artists. The gallery is housed in an outstanding example of sixties brutalist architecture and is one of the few remaining buildings of this style. It was designed by a group of young architects, includ read more ...

London Eye

A magnificent structure reaching 443 feet at it's highest point, The London Eye is a must visit for groups coming to London. Located on the South Bank of the Thames, you can take your group on a leisurely but breathtaking view of central London's main attractions, including views of the new highest observation deck in the city over at the Shard ! Contact our London student trips team for your next tailor made quote today and we wil read more ...

Madame Tussauds Waxworks Museum

Madame Tussauds, London's world famous waxworks museum, was founded by wax sculptor Marie Tussaud and was formerly known as "Madame Tussaud's", but the apostrophe is no longer used. Give your group the chance to come face to face with a lifelike copy of the most famous historical and royal figures, a host of film stars, sports stars and infamous murderers. Please contact our London school trips team at FHT Group Tour read more ...

National Gallery

The National Gallery houses the national collection of Western European painting from the 13th to the 19th centuries. It is on show 361 days a year, free of charge and has a fascinating range of diverse and exciting temporary exhibitions. Please contact our London student art trips trips team at FHT group Tours for advice on info@fhtgrouptours.com or call 01279 658221 and we will be delighted to arrange this as part of any school or colleg read more ...

National Portrait Gallery

Come and witness the best collection of portraits anywhere in the world! Originally founded in 1856, the stated aim of the National Portrait Gallery is ‘to promote through the medium of portraits the appreciation and understanding of the men and women who have made and are making British history and culture, and ... to promote the appreciation and understanding of portraiture in all media’. The Gallery holds the mos read more ...

Royal Academy of Arts

Founded by George III in 1768, The Royal Academy of Arts has a unique position in being an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects whose purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate. Groups can visit and see a diverse range of permanent and temporary exhibitions, including Manet's Portraying Life until April 2013. Cont read more ...

Shoreditch Street Art Tours

FHT can arrange a range of New, expert and exciting walking tours in Shoreditch for Art and Design groups.    "London is the World’s street art capital, the place where Banksy, Eine, Roa and many more made their international reputations.  Take a guided tour of the colourful street art in Shoreditch with our specialist street art expert guide.  Find the world’s street art stars in their natural urba read more ...

Tate Modern

One of the key Art trips for study tours to London, the Tate Modern is located  in the former Bankside Power Station in the Bankside area of London. The iconic Millennium pedestrian Bridge links the Tate Modern with the City of London and St Paul's Cathedral. It is Britain's national gallery of international modern art and forms part of the Tate group (together with Tate Britain, Tate Liverpool, Tate St Ives and Tate Onl read more ...

The Saatchi Gallery

The Saatchi Gallery aims to provide an innovative forum for contemporary art, presenting work by largely unseen young artists or by international artists whose work has been rarely or never exhibited in the UK. When The Saatchi Gallery first opened in 1985 it was only those who had a dedicated interest in contemporary art who sought out the gallery to see work by new artists. The audience, however, built steadily over the years and by the read more ...

Victoria & Albert Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum, arguably the world's largest and greatest museum of decorative arts and design, houses a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects. Named after Prince Albert and Queen Victoria, it was founded in 1852, and has since grown to cover 12.5 acres and 145 galleries. Its collection spans 5,000 years of art, from ancient times to the present day. In addition to the permanent collections, the cha read more ...

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