BAMM is the UK’s foremost elite private Makeup and Hair Academy, headed by world renowned Oscar and BAFTA winning Makeup Designer Peter Swords King. Since opening its doors in 2012, BAMM has pioneered a new approach to Makeup Artist training which has set the standard for the rest of the industry to follow. BAMM upholds a reputation of excellence in its makeup training; it is recognised as a top training school globally with students joining us from Europe, America, Australia and New Zealand.
BAMM is dedicated to providing the highest quality courses and tuition in makeup, hair design and techniques. All of our tutors are leading professionals in the industry; hand-picked for their specific skill-sets and all actively working in film, television, fashion and theatre. By virtue of our excellent industry contacts and business modules we provide arguably the best start in this competitive industry and the best after-care.
We ensure our students succeed and continue to keep up the high standards of the arts recognised by The Academy of Motion Picture and BAFTA. In doing so the success rate of the number of our students finding work in the industry is unparalleled.
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"I have loved every minute. You have been an amazing teacher and really inspired me, I can’t wait to get going with it all now and put my new acquired skills in to practice. It’s amazing how much we have learned in such a small time frame."
- Adrienne Wright
"This has truly been the best experience of my life and one that will change it forever. I never imagined I would be capable of everything you have taught me."
- Amber Ralf
"I had the BEST summer at BAMM! I would definitely recommend! Melanie was super supportive and still is. I feel so much more confident within myself even my family and friends have noticed. I am now starting a job that I love thanks to Melanie and BAMM"
- Jess Pacey
"I believe the high standard of the tutors are what makes BAMM stand out. Without their help and support, before, during and after my time at BAMM, I would have been lost, so, for that, I thank them all"
- Natalie Simone Milne
"Most of the work I have done has been through introductions by the Academy ... If a career in hair and makeup is right for you, BAMM is definitely the place to do it! "
- Vanessa Rolland
"The school has been incredibly helpful towards my career and I strongly recommend, anyone thinking about makeup, to do this course. It has been inspirational and a brilliant journey"