Summer Schools - Visual Arts and Craft
28 July 2018 to 17 August 2018

Whether you want time to really immerse yourself in your craft, to learn a new skill, or an artist's retreat, come to West Dean in the height of summer to experience all we have to offer. Explore your creativity with expert tutors and other students, exchanging ideas and experiences about your practice.


• Intensive week-long courses
• Swap-over session to another course of your choice
• Afternoon of organised visits to local art venues
• Short inspirational talks by tutors and displays of their work
• Optional evening at the Chichester Festival Theatre (prebooked)
• End of week party with dinner, entertainment and music
• Workshop displays of students' work and informal end-of-course group reviews
• If your stay includes 10 -12 August enjoy the Chilli Fiesta in your free time

Teachers can apply for 50% off Summer School fees. How to apply