Start Your Own Kids Art School Franchise in the UK

A franchise is a business opportunity that allows the franchisee to start a business by using the franchisor's expertise, ideas and processes.


When you start a Cygnets franchise, you are opening your own branch of Cygnets in your area. It's your own business, but we provide you with everything you need to start and run it, and are here to help and guide you along the way!


  • Pay the initial licence fee to the Franchisor and attend the training week.

  • Set up and carry on the business in their area in accordance with the Operations Manual. This includes: sourcing venues, hiring staff, marketing, taking bookings, planning and running classes, payments and accounts.

  • Advertise and run for at least the minimum Cygnets services offered: term time classes, holiday workshops, private tuition & birthday parties using projects from the Project Manual.

  • Use their best ability to grow and expand the business within their area.

  • Maintain their availability after school on weekdays, and Saturdays. Or hire someone to teach who is available at these times.

  • Maintain their availability within term time and school holidays:               - At least ten state school weeks each term time.                                                   - At least two days each week of state school half term.                                      - At least two days in two separate weeks each state school Easter holiday.                                                      - At least two days in three separate weeks each state school Summer holiday.       

  • Pay the Franchisor the 10% Franchise Fee of all income received to the business.


  • Provides the Franchisee with the licence to run within an exclusive region of the UK.

  • Provides a detailed training week including all information on how to run the business; teach projects, and practise classes.

  • Provides the Franchisee with their own website, domain, logo and email account, personalised for that area.

  • Provides the online booking and payment system.

  • Provides around £800 worth of new art materials for your business from Cass Art.

  • Provides an exclusive online and in store 10% discount at Cass Art for all future materials.

  • Offers 24/7 access to the Operations Manual, which gives the Franchisee all the information to start and their school.

  • Offers 24/7 access to the Project Manual, containing step-by-step instructions (with photographs) of all projects.

  • Ongoing email and phone support throughout the setting up and running of the business.

  • Provide regular updates of new services and projects.

  • Provide annual meetups for Franchisees to explore new projects and services!.

100% of Cygnets Franchisees strongly agreed that Cygnets has been supportive of their business, and quick to respond with any help needed.

Cygnets is an amazing

franchise of children's art schools in the UK. Our focus is on the teaching of traditional drawing, painting & sculpture, combined with unique projects; experienced teachers, and professional quality materials.

Becoming a Cygnets franchisee allows you to start your very own art school, and become part of our creative community across the country.

Interested in joining us? Please fill out the below contact form and we will get back to you ASAP

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