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
• 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
• 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