Hair & Beauty College Trips & Tours to London

The ever-fashionable capital has a vibrant energy and eclectic style that makes it ideal for an educational study tour.

London offers students on an educational trip the opportunity to experience some of the world's best museums and galleries including The National Portrait Museum, The Serpentine Gallery and the Tate Modern. Students can even round off their stay with a trip to the theatre to see a West End show or even do a behind the scenes tour on The Making of Harry Potter. 

London will give your Hair & Beauty students a wealth of inspiration and will help to bring their studies to life.

Prices start from£99pp

Sample itinerary

Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.

Morning Afternoon Evening
1 Executive coach travel to London V & A Museum - Room 106: Make Up West End Theatre Show
2 Warner Brothers Studios - The Making of Harry Potter Executive coach travel home
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Morning Executive coach travel to London
Afternoon V & A Museum - Room 106: Make Up
Evening West End Theatre Show
Morning Warner Brothers Studios - The Making of Harry Potter
Afternoon Executive coach travel home
Evening

Price Shown includes

  • 1 night’s bed & breakfast accommodation
  • Executive coach transport from & to college & throughout your stay
  • Group travel insurance
  • 1 in 10 free place ratio

The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.

Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from a selected departure point on selected dates and is subject to availability.


On-tour support

On-tour support includes...

  • Services of a StudyLink City Representative to provide a 24-hour assistance

Additional on-tour support available...

  • Pre-booked meals at great group prices
  • Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets
  • Services of a Local Guide

Top visits for college groups in London

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter

Step onto authentic sets, discover the magic behind spellbinding special effects and explore the behind-the-scenes secrets of the Harry Potter™ film series. Tread the original stone floor of the iconic Hogwarts Great Hall, encounter animatronic creatures and wander down Diagon Alley. Located at the Studios where all eight films were produced.

Educational workshops
A programme of educational workshops has been created to complement the Studio Tour. These workshops are delivered in a purpose-built classroom and use the Harry Potter™ film series as an example of the wider context and theories surrounding filmmaking. You’ll even get access to free downloadable pre- and post-visit resource packs to use in the classroom. 

Workshop options include:

  • Pitching
  • Instructional Writing
  • Script to Screen
  • Costume Characterisation
  • The Distressing Process
  • Camera Choices

Teaching resources for all workshops available online - https://www.wbstudiotour.co.uk/learning/teaching-resources

London Film Academy

Our three hour and full-day programmes offer a wide selection of practical filmmaking topics. Recommended workshops and seminars, covering the key areas of cinematography and storyboarding, have been shown here. However, other options are available and your choice will be pitched according to your group’s requirements to ensure they get the most out of their day.

Workshops:

  • Cinematography
  • Acting for Directors
  • Writing a Short Film
  • iPhone Film Making
  • Make-up for Film & TV
  • Making a Short Film (full day only)

Seminars:

  • Investigating Media – Production Process (pre-production, production & post-production)
  • Creating Media – Documentary Filmmaking
  • The Language of Film
  • Airbrush Makeup for Film & TV
  • Creating Media – Writing a Shot List

West End Shows

A West End show is a magical and unforgettable experience and a must for groups visiting the city! Catch a show at one of the capital's famous theatres with tickets to an array of award-winning plays and spectacular musicals, including the Lion King and Wicked! 

There are so many popular options to choose from and we can book any show for your group. Plus, our dedicated in-house theatre team and our links with the best ticket providers means we’ll be able to reserve your first choice tickets.

Thames River Cruise

Take in London’s best-loved sights on this enjoyable cruise. Your students will gain an insight into the many layers of history that have built up along the river, from the Houses of Parliament and Tower Bridge to the Coca-Cola London Eye.

Coca-Cola London Eye

For a fantastic bird’s eye view of England’s capital city, take a ride on the Coca-Cola London Eye. Spot famed landmarks and take in the 30-mile panoramic view. Plus enjoy fantastic group prices!

Educational resources are available for engineering, maths, ICT and primary school groups.

V&A Museum

The world’s largest collection of decorative and applied arts. Some areas focus on the history of costume and are of particular interest to pupils studying textiles. The holdings of ceramics, glass, costumes, jewellery, furniture, sculpture, prints and photographs are among the largest and most comprehensive in the world.

National Portrait Gallery

The history of British portraiture from its beginning, through to the edge of abstraction. The most comprehensive portrait gallery in the world. Includes works by Holbein, Van Dyck and Reynolds, Gainsborough, Millais and Tissot, Cecil Beaton, David Bailey, and Patrick Heron.

The Serpentine Gallery

The Serpentine Galleries are among London's most popular art venues showing modern and contemporary art.

Championing new ideas in contemporary art since it opened in 1970, the Serpentine has presented pioneering exhibitions of 2,263 artists over 45 years, showing a wide range of work from emerging practitioners to the most internationally recognised artists and architects of our time.

Tate Modern

Britain’s spectacular museum of modern and contemporary international art. Themes include landscapes, environment, still life, action, and the body. The viewing level offers awe-inspiring 360ᵒ views of the London skyline from high above the River Thames, whilst The Tanks celebrate new art and showcase performances, interactive art and video installations.


Up & Coming Hair & Beauty Exhibitions

HJ Live London

HJ Live London is the must-do event in every hair professional’s calendar. Your students will be able to discover the latest trends and techniques, with inspiration coming from experienced stylists showcasing their talent on three live stages.

Professional Beauty

Professional Beauty is a great opportunity for your students to get inspired, explore the latest trends, learn from professionals and network with beauty insiders. Industry experts will share their knowledge across a range of industry topics to aid with your students learning.


Evening activites

  • West End Show
  • Bowling
  • Cinema
  • Coca-Cola London Eye
  • Thames River Cruise
  • Jack The Ripper Tour

Study themes

  • Make-up for special effects
  • The fundamentals of make-up design