Open Days

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Hereford College of Arts - a place with exceptional access to people, knowledge, skills and spaces.

Our events really are the best way to find out more about our creative portfolio of courses and what makes learning and discovering with us so distinctive. From meeting the academic team, through to all the support and technical staff, we hope you enjoy your visit and that you are able to find out everything you need to make an informed decision regarding your next steps in life.

To make the most of your stay with us we recommend you coming along at the start times given below - our events are informal and very friendly so do look out for our student ambassadors who will be waiting to welcome you!

Please click on the individual date below and complete the booking form - we will send you an email with all the information you need to know a few days before you are due to visit.

University-level Express Tours and Virtual Open Days

If you can't make any of the open events listed below, don't worry - we can arrange an Express Tour for you during November and December on a date that suits you.  Or join us for a for a live Virtual Open Day webchat to speak online to HCA staff in real time.  

Portfolio & Audition Workshops for College Level Course Applicants 

These workshops are for Year 11 students either thinking of applying to Perfomring Arts, Music, or Art & Design courses at Hereford College of Arts, or for students who have already applied and would like to come back and see us for some extra advice and handy tips! All sessions run from 4.30pm-5.30pm on the following dates - 

Tuesday 28th November 2017
Tuesday 13th February 2018
Tuesday 20th March 2018

Booking is essential - please complete a booking form and return it to or call us on 01432 273 359

University-Level Courses

Tuesday 28th November 2017Artist Blacksmithing Open Day10:00amBook now
Tuesday 23rd January 2018Artist Blacksmithing Open Day10:00amBook now
Thursday 25th January 2018Open Day4:00pmBook now
Wednesday 28th February 2018Open Day11:00amBook now
Tuesday 6th March 2018Artist Blacksmithing Open Day10:00amBook now
Wednesday 2nd May 2018Open Day11:00amBook now
Saturday 9th June 2018Cross-College Saturday Open Day11:00amBook now

Foundation Diploma in Art & Design and The Portfolio Course

Monday 27th November 2017Open Evening6:00pmBook now
Thursday 25th January 2018Open Day4:00pmBook now
Monday 19th March 2018Open Studios Day10:30amBook now
Saturday 9th June 2018Saturday Open Day10:00amBook now

College-Level Courses

Monday 27th November 2017Open Evening6:00pmBook now
Saturday 27th January 2018Saturday Open Day10:00amBook now
Tuesday 13th March 2018Open Evening6:00pmBook now
Saturday 9th June 2018Cross-College Saturday Open Day10:00amBook now

Postgraduate Courses

Thursday 7th December 2017MA Open Day2:00pm - 4:00pmBook now
Thursday 11th January 2018MA Open Day5:00pm - 7:00pmBook now