Our workshops

have been formed with the aim of providing a level of tuition in the arts which respects the fundamental skills of looking, seeing and making.  The courses we offer have, at their roots, skills which are traditional yet always contemporary.  Most are suitable for complete beginners.

Simon Cooley

has been teaching for 35 years and has always been a working sculptor.  He works in forged metal, stone and clay.  He exhibits regularly in the UK and his work is in private collections internationally.  He has also run short courses for Central St Martin’s School of Art in London.  Visit his sculpture site here: www.simoncooley.com


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This is my second visit to Simon and Anna (previously stone) and I cannot commend or recommend these courses highly enough


Multiple booking discount

Book two places and get £25 off!

Soup, Salad and Sculpture - Anna's revised and extended workshop recipe book.  £12 plus P&P.  Email me to buy a copy.


Welcome to our 2016 workshops


Thanks to all you lovely people, we had a great 2015 workshop season, with 60% return business.



See all our courses for 2016 and book online


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Simon & Anna Cooley


Olga, with her head of Andrea, 2015


Enjoying coffee after lunch in the sun

'Aeolian 1' made here by Tim Corke 2014


We look forward to meeting you at our beautiful location.   


Whether stone, metal or clay, most courses are suitable for beginners and make ideal presents.


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