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 held its annual Open Day on 3 May 2023. It was aimed at prospective students looking to begin courses at the RCM in September 2024. Please check this webpage for details of future events.

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.

Our new prospectus for 2024-5 is available to be downloaded or you can request print versions from our Prospectus page.

2023 Open Day Round Up

We are delighted to share a glimpse into our recent Royal College of Music’s Open Day.

Over 400 visitors enjoyed a packed programme of activities, aimed at prospective students interested in our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The Open Day included a lunchtime Chamber concert performed by some of our talented RCM students, a vocal masterclass with world renowned soprano Angela Gheorghiu, individual Faculty taster sessions, opportunities to observe open lessons between professors and students, join rehearsals for our Jazz Orchestra and visits to our popular Information Fair.

If you are thinking about studying at the RCM from September 2024 and missed our recent Open Day, there are plenty of other ways to find out more about what the RCM offers. You can sign-up for our e-newsletter using the link below or visit Study at the Royal College of Music.

Open Day 2023 Round Up

Enjoy a glimpse into our recent Open Day 2023 held in May.

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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. 

Book a visit to 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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