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Art and Culture in Surrey

The galleries in Surrey showcase work, be it traditional, contemporary, British or European and will inspire even the more discerning art lovers.

Spend some time at Watts Gallery, an Artists' Village.  Explore the paintings and sculptures of the great Victorian artist G.F. Watts, treat yourself to lunch or afternoon tea in the Gallery Tea Shop and then explore Limnerslease, the home and studio of George and Mary Watts and discover for yourself the ornate ceilings and fireplaces. 

Farnham and the surrounding area, to the south west of Surrey, is a great centre for the arts with its’ University of the Creative Arts (UCA), The New Ashgate Gallery with its exciting programme of exhibitions and events, The Crafts Study Centre, a specialist University museum and the stunning Sculpture Park at nearby Churt.  At the Sculpture Park you will find an exhibition with over 300 artists showcasing 600 sculptures within the ten acres of stunning arboretum.  Almost everything within the Sculpture Park is for sale and as a result the exhibits are forever changing so there is always something new to discover.

The award winning Lightbox, in Woking designed by Marks Barfield Architects, creators of The London Eye stimulates the senses with its three galleries and hosts a huge range of exhibitions and events. 

Enjoy a free tour behind the scenes at Grayshott Pottery and discover more about this large working pottery.

Surrey's Open Studios offers the chance to view the artists at work in their own homes and studios and gives you the chance to purchase an original. Whatever your taste Surrey can offer an interesting unique selection to be enjoyed in one of our bustling town centres or in the peace of the countryside.

  • Guildford House Gallery

    Guildford House Gallery

    Location: Guildford

    An exhibition gallery in a restored 17thC house of architectural interest. Temporary exhibitions...

  • New Ashgate Gallery

    New Ashgate Gallery

    Location: Farnham

    New Ashgate Gallery: a gem of the Farnham Craft Town and a window to the world of arts and crafts

  • Jali Djembe African Drumming Workshops

    Jali Djembe African Drumming Workshops

    Location: Dorking

    Thursday 8-9pm

  • Watts Gallery

    Watts Gallery

    Location: Guildford

    Absorb yourself in the art of the great Victorian artist G.F. Watts. The sumptious original gallery...

  • The Lightbox

    The Lightbox, Woking

    Location: Woking

    Whether you’re passionate about the arts and history, want activities and fun, or would just like...

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