Summer School

Summer short courses – 16 – 27 July 2018

Would you like to learn a new craft skill, or develop an existing one? Or are you looking for a drawing or painting course which will stretch you, and help you find new ways of working?

This summer, take advantage of this unique opportunity to step inside our renowned Art School, and explore and develop your skills and interests with our expert tutors.

Class sizes are small, and our tutors make sure our intensive courses for adults are enjoyable and fun, as well as inspiring and informative. And as a student on one of our introductory courses, you’ll receive the same warm welcome that we extend to all our friends and students.

If you are one of our current students or a former student of the Art School, you’re eligible for 10% discount on all our summer courses. Just tick the Student and Alumni Discount box on the booking form.

Our courses all run from Monday to Friday, 10 am to 4 pm, except where specified:

16 – 20 July 2018

*Behind the Scenes with the Conservators

Observational Drawing: Focus on the Figure

Bas Relief Modelling in Clay

Lettering in Stone

*Monday to Wednesday


23 – 27 July 2018

The Buildings of Britain: AD 600 to 2018

Exploring Still Life: the Old and the New

Stone Carving for Beginners

Introduction to Ornamental Woodcarving

Gilding for Glass, Plaster, Wood and Stone

So why not join our summer school in 2018? Discover new talents, foster existing skills and develop your creative interests in a fun and supportive setting.

If you have any queries, take a look at our FAQs page and for further help, please contact us at

The Art School thanks The Grocers’ Charity for their generous support of this initiative.


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