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Banjo lessons in London
Bluegrass Banjo teacher in London

Banjo teacher now teaching exclusively online!

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Unfortunately most of the information on this site is completely out of date or doesn't exist anymore. I'm reticent about making changes as I would have to pretty much start from scratch so I do apologise for that and hope you understand.

Online one to one lessons are available so please do use the contact form to make an enquiry.

Online improver/intermediate class. Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:30.

This classed migrated online last autumn and is an ongoing class run by the term. You can join at anytime. Please send an email or use the submission form for further information with respect to the class level, material and pricing etc.


New Beginners/Little Experience Class.

I am looking to start a new class (possibly Mondays or Wednesdays @ 7:00pm). So if you're completely new to the banjo or have dabbled and need help, this could be the class for you. Drop me an email or use the submission form if you are interested.




Dick’s banjo can be heard on all 4 seasons of the multi-award winning comedy ‘Catastrophe’, starring Sharon Horgan and Rob Delaney originally aired on Channel 4.


A professional banjo player and multi-instrumentalist with decades of experience, Dick Smith offers 5-string Bluegrass banjo lessons in London, Margate and Thanet areas.


Whether you are in your 20s or 80s, a complete beginner or have some banjo playing experience, you can arrange private one-to-one banjo lessons with Dick or join in one of his group banjo classes in London.
Described as a musician with an ordinary name but with extraordinary skills, Dick Smith has been teaching Bluegrass banjo lessons for more than 25 years.

London banjo teacher Dick Smith

Find out more about Dick Smith

Private banjo lessons in London

Dick provides 5-String Banjo music lessons to adults of all levels of experience and expertise. Private banjo lessons are an hour and available to book in London, Margate and Thanet areas.

Group banjo workshops in London

Dick Smith runs group banjo classes on Tuesday nights in Borough and Clapham and on Wednesday nights in Walthamstow. From beginners and improvers to intermediate/advanced levels, there are up to ten places in each workshop.

Banjo classes in London

Group ukulele workshops in London

Dick Smith runs one ukulele class in Walthamstow on Wednesdays at 7.30pm. This is an intermediate class of fairly mixed ability, currently working on arrangements with parts played by different sections of the group.

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