Open Day

A young women, a daughter, smiling and chatting to an older man, her father, sitting down with other Open Day visitors.
The Royal College of Music will hold its annual Open Day on 1 May 2024 for students looking to begin courses at the RCM in September 2025. To secure your free place, please register below. We will share further information soon and look forward to welcoming you on the day.

The Royal College of Music Junior Department has separate visit days for parents and young people to explore our programme for 8-18 year olds.

Registration open

Registration for our Open Day on Wednesday 1 May 2024 is now open, please complete our online form to reserve your place.

Register your place

What to expect from our Open Day

In 2023, over 400 visitors enjoyed a dynamic programme of activities designed to showcase the best of undergraduate and postgraduate study at the Royal College of Music.

Highlights from the day included:

  • Student-led lunchtime Chamber concert
  • Vocal masterclass with soprano Angela Gheorghiu
  • Individual Faculty taster sessions
  • Open lesson observations
  • Open rehearsals with the RCM Jazz Orchestra
  • Information fair

…and much more.

Visitors to our 2024 Open Day can expect a similarly high-calibre programme, with bespoke events, workshops and masterclasses planned to provide in-depth insight into life at the RCM. A formal timetable for the day will be released in due course.

If you’re considering studying at the RCM from September 2025, you are now able to register your place at our Open Day in May. For those who are unable to attend, there are plenty of alternative ways to explore the RCM:  sign-up for our e-newsletter using the link below or visit Study at the Royal College of Music.

Open Day 2023 Highlights

Take a look at the highlights from our 2023 Open Day.

E-newsletter mailing list

Join our e-newsletter mailing list to receive useful updates and information to support your application to the RCM from 10 July.

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Other ways to explore the RCM

If you are unable to attend the Open Day there are several ways you can explore...

Attend an event

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

Explore our events

While you’re here, enjoy some time out with a coffee in our new café or courtyard.


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

View upcoming livestreams

Visit the Royal College of Music Museum

The Royal College of Music Museum contains the earliest known guitar, the earliest stringed keyboard instrument and the most recognised portraits of Joseph Haydn and Farinelli.

Following a £3.6million investment from Heritage Lottery Fund, the Museum has undergone a complete redevelopment and opened to the public in October 2021. 

Visit the Museum

Tour of RCM campus

You can explore our campus and facilities with members of the Students’ Union team.


If you have any queries, please contact our Open Day team.  

For any admissions related questions please contact our Admissions team.  


Open Day team

All Open Day enquiries


Admissions and general audition enquiries

+44 (0)20 7591 4362

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