Workshops & Courses

BADC Courses and Workshops



*** COVID-19 UPDATE: ***

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic all BADC workshops and exams have been postponed until further notice. We will endeavour to do our best to keep you up-to-date with developments as they happen. In the meantime the BADC will continue to follow Government guidelines to ensure the safety and continued good health of all our members, teachers, and examiners.

Thank you for your patience, understanding, and continued support of the BADC.

The BADC itself does not run training courses. However, the following stage combat companies run regular BADC certification courses as both weekly evening classes and one or two week intensives. Listed on the calendar below are some upcoming courses. Click on each event for details and links to book - but you are advised to contact the companies directly for the most up to date information and details on dates, times and booking. 


Captivate Action -

Independent Drama -

Kenan Ali -

Kiel O'Shea -

Northern Forge -

RC Annie -

True Edge -

YoungBlood -

BADC Members Workshops

Workshops 2020 - Best Value in the Industry!!

Have you paid your Swashbuckler membership? For only £35 per year get access to multiple daylong workshops, where you can practice with some of the UK's best stage combat instructors.

The best value drama training you are likely to find anywhere.

Don't forget you get 12 months free membership with any standard certification. All you have to do is register at Membership.

Swashbuckler Workshops for 2020:


January 19th - Winter Warfare

April 26th -  Spring Salute 

July 11th/12th - Apprentice Assessment Weekend 

August 28th - Autumn(ish) Ambush

October 11th - Greenwood

TBC - Outside London Workshop


9.45am - 4.30pm (Apprentice/Probationary Sessions until 6pm)


John Archer Way

London, Greater London 
SW18 3SX 

Nearest station - Clapham Junction

To book your place email 

***Please be aware that workshops are restricted to those aged 18+ and that dates are subject to studio availability and may change. Please email for the latest confirmed information***