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Open Day

Visitor receiving information at a Royal College of Music Open Day
Our next Open Day is on Wednesday 7 March 2018. Doors will open at 2pm and there will be sessions running until 7.30pm. During Open Day, there will be live music, introductions to the faculties, a selection of open lessons, informative talks and opportunities to meet current RCM students.

Registration is now open. Please complete the Open Day Registration Form before 24 February 2018 to reserve a space. Spaces are limited so if you have reserved a space and find yourself unable to attend please let us know by emailing

Register for Open Day

What will happen?

Our main Open Day activities will take place at the RCM from 2pm on 7 March. Our hall of residence, Prince Consort Village, will be open to visitors throughout day. If possible, we recommend visiting Prince Consort Village in the morning, which will allow you to make the most of your day. 

Open Day timetable

We have a full and exciting timetable of events happening at the RCM throught the afternoon and evening. The version below may be subject to minor alteration. We will list any changes here so you can plan your day effectively. You will will receive a printed copy when you arrive at the RCM on 7 March.

Latest timetable updates

5 February

  • Cloakroom and BaRCM opening times extended

Visit Prince Consort Village

If you are interested in visiting our hall of residence you can do so on 7 March. The closest London underground station to Prince Consort Village is Ravenscourt Park. From here you can catch a direct District line train to South Kensington station, which is close to the RCM. The total journey time door-to-door is about 40 minutes.

If possible, we recommend visiting in the morning prior to the Open Day starting at 2pm. 


If you have any queries about the event, please contact our Open Day team. For any admissions related questions please countact our Admissions team.

Open Day team

All Open Day enquiries

Admissions team

Admissions and general audition enquiries


Open Day highlights

Watch a quick roundup of highlights from our 2016 Open Day

Other ways to explore the RCM

If you are unable to make Open Day there are still several ways you can see the RCM for yourself.

Virtual tour

You can explore our building and highlights from our historical collections online thanks to our partnership with the Google Arts & Culture.

Take a virtual tour

Live streams

We live stream several concerts every season, meaning you can watch our events from the comfort of your own home.

Find out more

Attend an event

Our events seasons are packed full of exciting concerts, masterclasses, operas, talks and exhibitions. If you are in London why not come along and experience some for yourself? We would be delighted to see you. 

What's on

Tours for prospective students

We hold a series of tours for prospective tours throughout the year. If you are unable to attend our Open Day these are a great way to see our facilities and sample the vibrant atmosphere of the RCM .

Find out more