Tutors, Co-ordinators and Students

At the heart of the National Saturday Club are the hundreds of tutors and co-ordinators whose energy, commitment and expertise are inspiring a generation of young people. The Saturday Club Trust extends its heartfelt gratitude to them, and to the student assistants who support the teaching of Saturday Clubs.


Major Support

Major support for the Saturday Club Trust comes from the Department for Education and Arts Council England.

We thank the Paul Hamlyn Foundation for their support through the More & Better grant, which will assist the Trust in reaching Club members from widening participation backgrounds.

Special thanks to our partners the British Fashion Council for their continuing support of the Fashion&Business programme.


Host Partners

This growing national movement would not be possible without the commitment from the universities, colleges and cultural organisations that facilitate the National Saturday Club and engage young people from their local communities.

Banbury and Bicester College, Blackburn College, Bolton School of the Arts, University of Bolton, Bradford College, Cambridge School of Art, Anglia Ruskin University, Cardiff Metropolitan University, City of Oxford College, Coleg Sir Gâr, Cornwall College, Coventry UniversityCranford Community College, Escape Studios, Fashion Retail Academy, Ferens Art GalleryGrimsby Institute, Highbury College, Hull College, Istituto MarangoniKingston University London, London College of Fashion, London Metropolitan University, Manchester Fashion Institute, Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, Middlesex University, National Maritime Museum, Northbrook Metropolitan CollegeNottingham Trent University, Plymouth College of Art, Ravensbourne University London, Reading College, Royal Cornwall MuseumSheffield Hallam University, Staffordshire UniversityThe Northern School of Art, Time + Tide MuseumUniversity of Central Lancashire, University of HertfordshireUniversity of Huddersfield, University of Leeds, University of Lincoln, University of NorthamptonUniversity of Oxford, University of the Arts London, University of West London, Victoria and Albert Museum, West Dean College of Arts and ConservationWinchester School of Art, University of Southampton, York College.



We are extremely grateful to all our cultural partners: Barbican Centre, Design Museum, Fashion and Textiles MuseumNational Portrait Gallery, Q Art, Science Gallery London, Shakespeare’s GlobeSomerset House Trust, Tate, Victoria and Albert Museum, Westminster Menswear Archive.

A host of generous partners support the programme: Arts Award, Cass Art, CREST Award, Fair Education Alliance, Frieze London, Institution of Engineering and Technology.


With thanks to:

In 2019, special support for the London Visit was provided by the Greater London Authority who hosted the central event at City Hall.

Special thanks to Bonhams London, Ralph Taylor and the Post-War and Contemporary Art team for generously hosting a charity auction for the National Saturday Club in October 2019.

We were delighted to be the charity partner for Frieze London 2019 and thank them for their support for the programme.

We’d like to thank Orlando and the team at ORESA, the growth consultants and executive headhunters, for working with our CEO Lucy and the Board of Trustees to develop our growth strategy, structure, and people plan.

Our sincere thanks to Somerset House Trust for their valued partnership and continued support.

Thank you to Domenic Lippa and Amanda Aspeborg from Pentagram for the design and production of the 2021 Club members’ publication: National Saturday Club POST.

We are grateful to Christian Noelle and the team at Good Caesar for all their support with the development of the Trust’s website, as well as the launch of National Saturday Club Online.



We are very grateful to everyone who generously gives their time to host and lead Masterclasses.

Over the past 12 years, more than 400 creative practitioners and industry professionals have given their time to host and lead Masterclasses. We are extremely grateful to them all.


Summer Show

A special mention and thanks to Imagination for their innovative approach and digital expertise, which enabled the online delivery of the 2020 and 2021 National Saturday Club Summer Shows.


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