Courses and Events

    Select below. Short courses and events can then be booked online.

West Dean Students' Blogs

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Visual Arts


Latest News

Full-time Study

Prospectus 2015 latest news

Prospectus 2015 - 2016

NEW Visual Arts Scholarship in Tapestry and Textile Art for the academic year 2015/16, courtesy of a funder. The scholarship will cover the full tuition fees for one year of study. For further details about how to apply for the Visual Arts Tapestry and Textile Art Scholarship contact

Open Day
Diploma, MA & MFA
Conservation and Creative Arts Saturday 7 February 2015

or call 01243 818291 to register your interest

Click here to find out more

Open Day 2013 video

Short Courses


Short Course Flip Book November 2014 - April 2015

Summer School and GuitarFestival 2015 bookable by phone only during the Christmas period
For more information click on the links below

Summer Schools
Guitar Festival

Short Courses with last minute AVAILABILITY click here
for Short Course enquiries, please call: 0844 4994408


Design and Craft Fair 2015
Registration is now open for exhibitors.
Complete the online form.
Manual form click here

Conservation Short Courses

Conservation Short Course brochure 2015

Conservation Short Courses 2015 Flip Book

Continuing Professional Development. Our building conservation short courses provide training in the technical and practical skills for the repair and maintenance of historic structures.

All successful candidates receive a certificate recognised by English Heritage.

British Library Courses
Click here for preservation and collection care courses held at the British Library