Nordoff Robbins

Nordoff Robbins London Centre - Credit: John Marshall

Nordoff Robbins London Centre


Make a referral

Music groups

Specialist music lessons

Community choir

Contact us

How to find us


The Nordoff Robbins London Centre in Kentish Town is the world’s largest dedicated music therapy centre. We aim to offer a broad range of music therapy and music services to meet the needs of as many different people in as many different circumstances as possible. Click the links below to download our expanding series of leaflets about how we serve different populations.

Working with primary schools
Children with autism spectrum disorders
Adults with learning difficulties
People with neurological disorders
Older people 
Mental health

Make a referral

To make an individual referral to the Centre:

  • Download the relevant form and the Music Therapy Availability Timetable:
  • Alternatively email us to receive a referral form by mail
  • Return the completed form(referral form and availability timetable) by post or email to the Music Services Administrator at Nordoff Robbins London Centre, 2 Lissenden Gardens, London NW5 1PQ or upload the forms at the bottom of this page.
  • We’ll contact you to arrange a consultation.
  • If a decision is made to go ahead, we’ll contact you as soon as a place is available. 

Alternatively, if you represent an organisation interested in bringing a group of people to the London Centre, or wish to discuss setting up a community initiative please contact the Head of Music Services.

Music Groups

We're currently establishing a new range of music groups at our London Centre. Click here for more information.

Specialist Music Lessons

Piano, keyboard, singing and song-writing lessons for people living with a disability or illness (physical or mental) as well as those with other challenges such as emotional or behavioural difficulties or autistic spectrum disorders. Click here for more information or download a flyer.

Community Choir

Come and join the Nordoff Robbins Community Choir which launched in April 2012. All ages welcome*, fully inclusive, a range of musical styles, all taught by ear. Thursday evenings, 6.30 - 8.00 at the Nordoff Robbins London Centre, £5 per week. To register interest or ask any questions please contact the Music Services Administrator at / 020 7267 4496.
More information: download flyer

*Under 16s to be accompanied by an adult

Contact us

Opening times (by appointment only)

Weekdays: 08.30 – 17.30
Saturdays: 08.45 – 16.30

Nordoff Robbins London Centre
2 Lissenden Gardens
London NW5 1PQ

tel: +44 (0)20 7267 4496

Head of Music Services: Harriet Crawford

How to find us

  • The Centre is at the end of a small cul-de-sac in Lissenden Gardens, separated from Highgate Road by a fenced grass area. View a map
  • Network Rail: Gospel Oak station (5 minute walk)
  • Underground: Kentish Town (15 minute walk)
  • Buses: C2, C11 and 214 stop on Highgate Road opposite the Centre

Parking and access

  • Weekday mornings: residents only parking operates 10am-12noon (use metered parking on Highgate Road or Lido car park beside Gospel Oak station)
  • Afternoons: parking available in surrounding streets
  • The centre has no dedicated parking area
  • Full disabled access for service users

Upload Referral

Use our upload button below to submit your referral form to us.

Case Stories

Case Stories - Credit - Nordoff Robbins

Find out about some of those who have been helped by Nordoff Robbins. Read more »

Book our services

Make a direct referral for yourself or someone else at one of our centres »

Contact our Music Services office to talk to us about arranging sessions for your organisation.

Media Centre

Visit our Media Centre to download factsheets, press releases and other internal publications about Nordoff Robbins.