To view art holidays and courses for 2017, please click here.

To view other courses at Shorland, arranged by artists and group leaders themselves, please click here.

Valley of the Rocks

Valley of the Rocks

Art holidays

Art holidays vary from three to seven day breaks.  While all holidays are based here, in the beautiful surroundings of Shorland Old Farm, some also include trips out to paint and draw in some of the wonderful locations nearby.

It’s a holiday as well as an art course

You’re here to relax and enjoy yourself.  No pressure.  And you don’t have to be good at painting or drawing before you come, either.  It’s about learning something new and having fun.  We welcome people of all artistic abilities, and our tutors are here to inspire and guide you.  So relax and enjoy!

Arrival is between 4-7 pm on the first day, with time to settle in before gathering for a complimentary drink before dinner – a chance to meet fellow guests and the tutor leading the course.

The studio is a spacious converted barn, with ample room for everyone to work comfortably.  There are also fourteen acres of rolling pasture, ancient beech trees, ponds, streams and an old wooded quarry in which to draw and paint, or just wander and relax.

Dining at Shorland Old FarmWhat’s included?

The price of your art holiday includes tuition, accommodation and use of the studio, a full English breakfast every day, and a three course evening meal, followed by coffee in the lounge. On the days you are working here, light lunches are provided.  On location, we leave you to organise your own midday refreshment.  Tea and coffee-making facilities are available in every bedroom and in the studio.

We’re not licensed to sell alcohol, but you are very welcome to bring your own drinks.

For information on special dietary requirements, please visit the Catering at Old Shorland page.

Our tutorsShorland Art Course-15 (640x427)

To find out more about the artist/tutor leading a course, and what the course involves, please click on the individual course title.  You will also find a list of materials and equipment you will need to bring with you for that particular course and a link to the tutor’s webpage, so you can find out more about him/her, and see the kind of work s/he does.

 

How to book

To check availability for any of our art holidays, to request a booking form, or to find out more, email us at enquiries@shorlandoldfarm.co.uk, or call Sandy or Mark on 01598 763505.

A deposit of £100 per person is  required at the time of booking.

If a course is cancelled by us, for any reason (for example, should it be undersubscribed), you will be offered the choice of transferring to an alternative course, or having your deposit refunded in full.

Exmoor Arts Trail

The Exmoor Arts Trail aims to promote art-related interests across Exmoor and the surrounding areas.  For inspiration and information, visit the Exmoor Arts Trail website.

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