Beauville Arts is a specialist
centre providing a foundation upon which to structure academic
or performance-based music and drama courses.
Each school, college and youth group
coming to Beauville has different aims and objectives, as well
as different needs. Whether you are a school-based jazz big
band or a local youth drama project, students preparing composition
coursework for examinations or a year group opting for a Performing
Arts Activity camp, Beauville Arts can offer a unique, bespoke
course designed specifically to acheive your aims and fit your
Some examples of the courses undertaken
at the centre:
Inset training for teachers on Music Technology
and use of technology in the classroom
Songwriting and recording weeks
Orchestral rehearsal/concert weeks
Theatre weeks for disabled children
Music curriculum courses: revision for
GCSE and A level music; composition weeks for examination
coursework; solo and ensemble performance recording for
GCSE, A level and International Baccalaureate
Performing Arts courses combining
music, drama, dance and craft
Specialist instrumental/vocal weeks
Chamber music and small ensembles
Beauville Arts can provide specialist
teaching staff on all instruments, conducting, composition and
ensemble performance. We are equipped with a wide range of rehearsal
space ideal for small teaching groups, individual practice,
dance rehearsals or symphony orchestras. The centre has a digital
recording studio for high quality recording and mixdown as well
as portable recording and amplification equipment for concerts
and productions. Whatever style of music, Beauville Arts creates
the ideal learning and performance environment.
We can cater for any age or ability
range as Beauville Arts employs staff specific to each course.
Numbers of students usually range from 12 up to 50, however
study weeks for smaller numbers of students are common for GCSE,
AL and IB revision and coursework. Depending on the time of
year and the budget, students are accommodated either at the
campsite in the village (choice of shared tents and mobile homes)
or in one/several of the gite complexes close to the village.
For more information on the campsite please visit www.les2lacs.info
Where are we?
Beauville, Lot-et-Garonne (47) lies between
Toulouse and Bordeaux in South West France, the nearest city
being Agen, some 20 minutes drive to the south west. The City
of Cahors lies some 45 minutes to the east/north-east and the
historic town of Moissac some 30 minutes to the south-east.
Beauville, comprising a resident population
of some 570, heads a rural Canton of some 3000. These numbers
are substantially augmented during the peak tourist season.
It supports a lively, predominantly agricultural, community
and provides all necessary services including a doctors, pharmacy,
local supermarket, post office, tourist office, bank, café,
restaurant, hotel and boulangerie.
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The Nearest International airports are
at Toulouse and Bordeaux, both of which run shuttle buses to
their respective train stations from which there are direct
trains to Agen SNCF railway station. Direct
trains arrive regularly from most major French cities i.e. Paris
(4hrs), Toulouse (1hr) and Bordeaux (1.5 hrs).
We can also organise transport to and from
Beauville from any location in Europe, however some schools
and colleges organise this themselves. For more specific details
on location and transport links email Claire
Mallalieu. Once in Beauvlle, everything is taken care of
and all food and refreshments are supplied. Beauville Arts also
offers a wide choice of excursions for your group, depending
on age, interests and the balance between educational activities
and leisure time. These excursions range from canoeing days
to prehistoric caves, theme parks and science parks to concerts
Artistic Director, Jonathan Mallalieu
is an experienced teacher, performer, composer and Director.
He has been
Head of Music and Performing Arts in several
UK and International schools and now works as a
freelance composer and musician. Jonathan is an
A level examiner for Edexcel, UK.
If you have any queries or require further
information on the services offered by Beauville Arts, please
do not hesitate to contact us.
Beauville Arts: L'Ancien Presbytère,
47470 Beauville, France. Tel: 00 33 (0)5 53 87 72 18
Beauville Tourist Office: Place de la
Mairie, 47470 Beauville, France. Tel: (0)5 53 47 63 06