Fine Arts College

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Fine Arts College
41-43 Englands Lane
Belsize Park, London, NW3 4YD, United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°32′48″N 0°09′53″W / 51.5467°N 0.1646°W / 51.5467; -0.1646Coordinates: 51°32′48″N 0°09′53″W / 51.5467°N 0.1646°W / 51.5467; -0.1646
School type Independent
Established 1978
LEA Camden
Ofsted number 100084
Principal Ms Candida Cave and Mr Nicholas Cochrane
Gender Mixed
Age 14 to 19

Fine Arts College is an independent college in Belsize Park, northwest London, England. It is also known as Hampstead Fine Arts Independent College,[1][2] even though it is actually located in neighbouring Belsize Park rather than Hampstead itself. It was founded in 1978 by artists Candida Cave and Nicholas Cochrane. It is a small college with no more than 150 students at one time. It is known for its successful alumni within the arts.[citation needed]

Notable former pupils[edit]

In the media[edit]

Kayvan Novak played the part of 'Brian Badonde', challenging Nicholas Cochrane to an art duel for the series Facejacker.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Hampstead Fine Arts Independent College". AXCIS Educational Recruitment, UK. Retrieved April 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Hampstead Fine Arts". BBC News. BBC, UK. Retrieved April 1, 2012. 

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