Welcome to Surrey Art School


We are a contemporary seasonal art school offering a changing menu of workshops, courses and events as well as regular classes that continue all year round.  We collaborate with local artists and venues to offer you the widest range of opportunities to get creative and make time for you


Create your happy…


Creativity for Well-being : Our menu offers a wide selection of exciting new creative skills across multiple disciplines, coupled with a calm and mindful approach to learning that fosters confidence.


Have a look at our full range of classes, workshops and courses below or check out the calendar for upcoming events this month!

Workshops 2019

Check out our 2019 Calendar here!

Next retreat: Sunday 10th February 2019 / Mid-winter Gathering

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Check out our 2019 Calendar here!

Regular Clubs and Classes

Our doors are wide open to learners of all abilities and we offer as many opportunities as possible for you to join us in the studio for a little you-time. The majority of our classes are aimed at adults but we do offer specialised support for young artists and family workshops during school holidays.

Sketchbook Club

Our regular Art class for Adult learners 

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Young Artists

GCSE support and creative adventures

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Surrey Print Club

Develop your print practice over time


Workshop Menu

As members of Surrey Hills AONB and passionate lovers of the local flora and fauna - our workshop menu is beautifully attuned to the seasons - with some only coming round once a year and some here as a staple including Modern calligraphy workshops running all year through! Our workshops are fun-filled sessions to enjoy with friends - you'll come away with the thrill of a new skill and something beautiful in your hands. 


Mindful Pinch pots, Stoneware tiles and Coil Pot workshops for beginners led by our ceramics specialist Jo Hannah.


Improver’s Calligraphy

Build on existing skills and broaden your understanding of flourishing working with different nibs and new strokes.



Get into print with our introductory printmaking workshops led by passionate print-maker Ellie Green. 

Brush Lettering

Beginners Brush lettering Workshop led by The Fine Letter Co. with a full starter kit included in your booking.


Ebru Marbelling

Learn to paint on water with our fantastic introduction to the ancient Art of Ebru Marbelling led by Ebru Kocak.


Surrey Print Club

A regular club for print-makers to meet, critically evaluate work and develop practice over time led by Paul Wye.

Modern Calligraphy

Beginners Modern Calligraphy Workshop led by The Fine Letter Co. with a full starter kit included in your booking.


Weaving for Wellbeing

Workshops exploring weft, warp and the wonderful feeling of well-being associated with weaving practice.

Up-cycled Jewellery

NEW! this season a super mindful slow-down Sunday workshop led by upcycling and botanical artist Ginny Farquar

Private Bookings and Events

We are keen to support well-being through creativity so if you are a business looking to organise a staff well-being session for your employees get in touch and we can put together a tailored package just for you!    

Gift Vouchers available

Gift vouchers are available on ALL classes workshops, events and courses simply by selecting gift option at checkout. We also offer gift vouchers for set amount which you can purchase online here.


Yoga and Art Retreat - Mid- Winter Gathering

We betray ourselves when we do not follow the heart’s desire, for what the heart is attracted to, is your destiny - Leon Brown

Next retreat: Sunday 10th February 2019

Full day Courses

Most of our workshops or Masterclasses offer a gentle introduction, a starting point for beginning your journey. Our full day courses offer depth and breadth to your practice - over a full day you'll have the chance to experiment, make mistakes and play - digging a little deeper and building confidence with expert tuition from friendly experienced tutors

Courses with Paul Wye

Paul Wye (MA Printmaking) is an expert Print-maker who specialises in unusual and highly innovative print practices - from drypoint etching, to kitchen lithography and this season - Photo-lithography If you've never heard of this process, its all the more reason to give it a try and if you want to learn, Wye is your guy!

Weaving for Well-being 

Artist - teacher Susannah Bolton joined our creative team and has brought with her a passion for textiles - her journey with us began with the Learn to Weave workshops, and now all weavers can join her for a full day’s development session looking into unusual materials and creative composition.

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