Birtley Woodland Art Space are looking forward to welcoming visitors over three weekends in June commencing 11th June to attend their Open Studio in collaboration with Surrey Artists Open Studios (SAOS).

This is an exciting opportunity for you to meet local artists and makers who will group together to display and sell their work in and around this picturesque outdoor studio located on the Birtley Estate, Bramley, Guildford.

Birtley Woodland Art Space is a community arts, crafts and wellbeing space for people to come together and learn from professional instructors passionate about sharing and passing on their knowledge and skills to others.

Enjoy your visit and meet a group of artists that are inspired by nature and the use of natural materials.  You can expect to find a wide range of 2d artists and painters each with a unique style offering something for all tastes, including art using water colours, acrylics, oils and applied techniques such as lino prints and pyrography. Abstract to realism!

You will also find 3d sculptures in glass, wood and ceramics, furniture and natural materials as well as Willow art, sculptures and garden structures.

Enjoy the sculptures by the lake and take a walk around the picturesque country estate. You will be able to purchase refreshments and snacks from our tea-tent and sign up to one of our workshops including wood pyrography, carving and Willow weaving as well as experiencing a selection of drop-in activities such as plein air painting and life drawing (available on selected dates).

Open from 11am to 5pm on the following dates:

11th and 12th June

18th and 19th June

25th and 26th June (plus Summer Craft Fair*)

*The final weekend of Open Studios will also include as Summer Craft Fair where artists will be joined by further exhibitors, artisans, wellness professionals, makers and musicians!   

The event is hosted by resident artists Ruth Wheeler @ruthwheelerwellness and Lorraine Ellery Matthews @hedgesandhurdles

Although not requisite you can register online to inform Ruth and Lorraine when you expect to arrive and let them know if you are interested in learning more about the workshops that will take place during these events.

Register here: