Art and Craft Courses and Events near Shaftesbury, Dorset

Higher Green Farm at Twford, near Shaftesbury, Dorset is a converted farm in a stunning rural setting, for the teaching of all forms of Art and Craft. There is a workshop, gallery and studio space set within four acres of inspirational grounds and beautiful surrounding countryside, creating that peaceful ‘away from it all’ feeling.

Des Alner and Julie Turner are both makers and tutors in various arts and crafts, with many years’ experience working with adults and children. They are working with many other local artists and craftspeople and can offer a wide range of courses in various media, plus regular exhibitions.

Higher Green Farm aim to provide opportunities at all levels for children and adults to pursue creative experience through the courses that they offer. Courses include Pottery, Art, Illustration, Creative Writing, Digital Photography, Sculpture in stone, wood, metal or paper, and more!

The development of the farm to date includes a large multi purpose Studio Gallery with substantial landscaped level for outside activities. The former dairy and barn have been converted into working studio spaces which include pottery wheels, a kiln, and a sculpture workshop. There is ample car parking on site available for anyone attending any courses at Higher Green Farm.

Please take a look around our website and if you would like to get in contact with Higher Green Farm please visit the Contact Us Page.