The British DJ & MC Academy

Innovative workshops for young people and adults in urban London

About Us

The British DJ & MC Academy is a youth arts organisation based in North London.

Since we began our journey in 2008 we've had the pleasure of working with over 100,000 young people and adults across 20 London Boroughs, engaging, developing and influencing through the medium of music.

The academy was set up to address a clear shortfall in outreach programmes available for young people living in urban London.

What makes us unique is our ability to reach young people in their own social environment through our fully customised DJ vans.

These mobile music facilities enable us to take music to the streets, providing a positive gateway for young people in need of inspiration.


Music unquestionably connects people from all walks of life. The work we do continues to leverage this virtue, delivering programmes to some of the most deprived parts of our city.
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What People Say About Us

"The British DJ and MC Academy are a great organisation to work with, delivering the highest standard of workshops in a fun and exciting manner for all that take part. Across all the Nike Five Legacy events they delivered a fantastic atmosphere and kept the energy levels high. It was a real privilege to work with such a passionate group of people and I look forward to working with them in the future."
Daniel Barry, Nike Powerleague
"I appreciate the opportunity the youth club at TAB has given me. I look forward to visiting the studio, learning to use the equipment and getting the chance to create my own sound. No matter which member of staff is at the studio they are always willing to share their knowledge and encourage my passion for music. See you back in the studio soon!"
Lewis (student), Potters Bar
"The London DJ&MC Academy were great, they engaged with all our customers and ensured that each young person understood everything. The kids had nothing but positive feedback to give on the friendliness of staff. We definitely would recommend using them."
David Duke-Vinton, Community Engagement Advisor, RHP
"The British DJ & MC Academy have been contracted by London Action Trust to deliver diversionary programmes to young people from high crime gang affected estates on the Waltham Forest gangs intervention project. Activities included open music workshops and accredited courses over a period of 12 weeks. They have successfully engaged young people in positive activity teaching techniques, lyric writing and radio presenting skills. The young people have learned how to create and perform demonstrating a transition in their thought processes, thinking about their aspirations and directions in life. British DJ & MC Academy have remained professional, enthusiastic and have made every effort to develop the young people using minimal resources. I am willing to support this organisation because I sincerely believe the team have great motivation and a proven track record to make a change in the communities by offering young people alternative paths."
Diane Prempeh, Project Manager, London Action Trust
"We found The British DJ & MC Academy really fascinating and thought that it was a very engaging and interactive activity for children and young people within the community."
Marsha Gray, PR Officer, Blottr

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November 28, 2022

Children and Young People’s Award 2022

We are very proud to announce we won the children and young people’s award 2022 with our amazing partners and team. Couldn’t be more humbled […]

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6 Month Edmonton Outreach Project

The DJMC academy have been running the Edmonton outreach Project for 6 months working in partnership with schools, communities, Edmonton green shopping centre, NYCC and […]

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Bellah Headline Show

Bellah headline show was a real success selling over within 10 hours of the tickets being released she performed her ep with her live band […]

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