Clay sculpture workshop with family or friends (bespoke workshop for 2 students)



This bespoke sculpture workshop needs to be organised between students and tutor, and is well suited for either a small family/mixed age group, a couple or some friends wanting to work together. The tutor has much experience in working with students of different ages and abilities, bringing the best out in each one of them. This workshop might be suitable in school holidays or for birthday celebrations - or simply for a creative experience at the end of the week! The choice of topic is yours! Make an animal, human figure or head or an abstract form. The tutor Beatrice Hoffman employs an individualised approach to teaching, similar to art schools, with every student picking out their own project - and being inspired by the variety of other student's work. The sculpture teaching studio is idyllically situated in a conservatory, surrounded by a sculpture garden, in a village just outside Oxford. The teaching space has been "Corona-proofed" by including an extra side room, stronger lighting, and socially distanced individual small tables. Corona-safety routines are in place - mask wearing and disinfecting of hands before entering the court yard. There are some 100 realistic toy animals , many sculpture books , examples of sculptures (by Beatrice and students) and an extensive library of laminated images available for inspiration and instructions. The tutor Beatrice Hoffman is a professional sculptor with over twenty years of teaching experience in schools, colleges , gallery courses and her own studio; she is a qualified art therapist, and partly trained as a teacher. Clay and firing is charged for separately, at cost.

What's included in the price?

Tea, coffee, biscuits A large variety of tools to get to know and use A well equipped studio with much stimulation and inspiration A lovely sculpture garden to relax and look out onto Time away from your usual life in a creative space


3 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Children
  • Limited mobility
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Intermediate level
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Lime Tree Cottage, Garford, Abingdon, Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX13 5PF