The New School of Art Venues


The Rag Factory

In the heart of East London’s artist’s quarter, off the bustling Brick Lane, The Rag Factory is an arts project within a building steeped in history. The Sewing Room at The Rag Factory draws its name from two parts of the building’s history, the first as a ladies’ coat factory, the second as the sewing…

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Standpoint Gallery

A small but lovely studio space within Standpoint Gallery, a leading artist-run gallery and studios in the centre of Shoreditch.

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Villa Le Reve

The Villa where Henri Matisse lived from 1943 to 1949 offers an exceptional setting for artistic inspiration. The villa with its 2500m² garden with flowers and trees, is situated in a calm part of town with sun shining all day and view of the historic city of Vence and the sea. The accommodation is simple…

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Dar Kantzaro Villa Hotel Marrakech

Perfect for painting, this beautiful luxury villa is only 20 minutes from the central Medina and in easy view of the spectacular mountains of Marrakesh. Stunning grounds, pool, and exquisite service makes this a special haven to either relax in the garden or explore the incredible surroundings from.

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Cadogan Contemporary

Cadogan Contemporary is a truly independent art gallery. English in sensibility, we have an international appeal. Trading successfully for over 30 years in Chelsea, our client list is as diverse and distinguished as our stock. The gallery was founded in the early 1980’s in the heart of Belgravia by Christopher Burness. After a few years…

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Griffin Inn Fletching

There is no finer place to be than in the Griffin’s two acre garden with views of the South Downs, known to locals as The Sussex Serengeti. Spellbinding! The perfect spot to paint, with high quality food and drink on tap.

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Beanstalk Cottage Firle

This unique venue offers the privacy and tranquillity of the English Countryside and stunning views across the South Downs. The cottage runs a cafe offering lunches and teas to be purchased or you could bring a packed lunch to eat outside the cafe grounds.  A beautiful and inspiring location. In the event of any predicted bad…

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Los Gázquez – Andalucia – Spain

Cortijada Los Gázquez is set in the heart of the 56,000 acre ‘Parque Natural Sierra María-Los Vélez’, in the north of the province of Almería, in Andalucía, Spain. Above Alicante into the mountains – if you like being 1000m up and a wonderful drive down to the nearest village then this is the place for you!…

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Dairy Studios, Lewes

The studio is on the edge of Lewes in East Sussex. Go along Old Malling Way and just past the red post box on your right is a small turning on your LEFT, go SLOWLY (10mph please) down the long track and the studio is at the bottom; a 3 minute drive from the town centre….

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Sussex County Arts Club – Brighton

In the heart of Brighton’s bustling North Laines, in the centre of the city, this beautiful little know gem of an art studio offers a wonderful space in which to work. Striped pine floors, plenty of natural light and a quirky atmosphere welcomes you. This historical club has been running art classes since 1944.

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Coastguard Cottages, Cuckmere Haven, East Sussex

The Coastguard Cottages are perched high on the cliff overlooking the sea, with the iconic view of the Seven Sisters in front and the winding Cuckmere river behind. This is one of Britain’s special places and perfect for our seascape and landscape courses.

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St Andrews Place Art School, Lewes, East Sussex

St Andrews Place Art School is situated in the heart of Lewes and is a lively working and teaching art studio. The classes are held in a beautiful Victorian house, with a large studio which has excellent natural light sources and a peaceful atmosphere.

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The Paddock Art Studios, Lewes, East Sussex

A Bloomsbury group feeling hits you as you enter the gorgeous Paddock Studios. Natural light floods in over ancient beams and natural wood flooring. In good weather there is a beautiful English garden where lunch can be enjoyed.

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Chalvington, East Sussex

Deep in the Sussex countryside you will find a spacious haven, acres of garden and woodland in which to set up your easel and paint in your own corner of paradise. With far reaching views of the South Downs and two built to spec artist’s studios, this venue couldn’t be better for our landscape painting…

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