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About us - Overview
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Fran Britten
The Purpose of Shute Farm Studio is to enable the less able, together with the able bodied, not only the opportunity, but the accessibility to be creative and to explore the arts in as many forms as possible.
Our logo, the Koru, is a new fern frond known in Maori as a Koru, which represents new life.
Shute Farm Studio reinvests all its profit into the promotion of Art & Education.
left: Frances Britten, Founder and Director of Shute Farm Studio.
We offer facilities for: Bronze Casting, Ceramics, Stone Carving, Drawing, Life Drawing, Wax Modelling, Oil Painting, Watercolour Painting, Willow Sculpture, Wire Sculpture, Wood Carving, Basket Making, Wreath Making, Stem Sculpture, Plaster Sculpture and Sculpture from Scrap.
Hiring Facilities
Shute Farm Studio may be hired as a venue for the pursuit of the Arts by groups and organisations. We have a directory of specialist tutors available for teaching.
The Accessible Garden
The accessible garden was designed for Shute Farm by Kevin McCloud based on the theme of an ancient Iron age site. The Garden has a Pond, an Ampitheatre and a Human Sundial together with stone sculptures. click here for more info and photos...
Disabled Access

The entire ground floor has been designed for wheelchair access with a specially adapted W.C and roll-in shower room for the use of disabled people.

The Studio comprises of:

wet room / wood carving studio

  • Drawing / Painting Studio
  • Modelling Studio & Lecture Room
  • Sculpture Studio
  • Stone Carving Studio
  • Kiln Room & Store
  • Specially adapted unisex W.C and roll-in shower room for the use of disabled people
  • Kitchen Dining Room
left: A view of the sculpture studio

About the Farm - 'Green Farm ' click here for info about the dairy farm.
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