Welcome to Beanstalk Arts

Welcome to Beanstalk Arts (formally Nimble Tots). We’re a creative music and storytelling organisation run by musician, early years specialist and workshop leader Becky Dixon, running imaginative, interactive workshops in SE London and creating podcasts, videos and online resources. We offer preschool storytelling sessions, school visits, musicianship classes and live family gigs. At the moment you can join us on zoom or Facebook for live-streamed classes, but watch this space for live classes hopefully coming back soon! Join our mailing list to find out about classes once they’re starting back! 

Online 'Cello Story' sessions - Jan/Feb 2022

Our highly acclaimed, joyful, interactive online Zoom Cello Stories classes are back in January 2022 with 5 weeks of daily sessions, packed to the rafters with live cello tunes, songs and stories, accompanied by printable colouring sheets and at home activity ideas! Join us from wherever you are in the world for bucketloads of musical storytelling joy. It’s £5 a session or a bargains £20 to have unlimited access to ANY session (plus access to pre-recorded sessions)
Age: 0 – 7 
Locations: Online – anywhere in the world via Zoom 

Real Life 'Cello Story' Classes - Spring 2022

Hoooray! We are back to face to face classes with our flagship ‘cello stories’ storytelling and music sessions from February 2022 (with online classes running through January 2022). These are in venues across South East London, lead by Becky or Martha armed with a cello, ukulele and puppets as we go on a different storytelling adventure every week. 
Age: 0 – 5 (older siblings  and Beanstalk alumni very welcome for summer pop ups!)
Locations: SE London – various locations 

Listen to our music!

We’ve released two brilliantly received albums of original cello based songs featuring melancholy dragons, wobbly teeth, hamsters with missing legs big bad wolfs and OF COURSE Boris the Bird! 
Age: 0-101
Locations: anywhere in the world

Kids Uke Groups

Creative musicianship and ukulele classes for children and their families! Join our self paced kids ukulele online or real life classes.

Self paced online course available to access anytime, with real life groups meeting in SE London from February onwards – beginners and improvers welcome. 
Age: 5-11
Locations: Online anywhere in the world! 

Grown up Ukes

January sees the start of a wealth of new five week courses for grown ups to learn the ukulele, open to total beginners, improvers or more experienced players! Join us live on Zoom or opt to catch up anytime. 
Age: any grown ups!
Locations: Across the land or in person in SE London