Once-in-a-while the studio is opened for art-lovers to visit, see the newest artworks and chat to the artist. If you're invited to the open-day you'll need to know about...
The nearest town is Dorking from which you'll travel west on the A25 road into the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Upon reaching the hamlet of Abinger Hammer, turn into Felday Rd, opposite the corner store. In a few minutes you'll see Rad Lane.
On Rad Lane follow the signs for HomeFarm Business Park.
The studio is accommodated in unit 15A in the second laneway on the righthand side.
Although there is limited parking onsite, attendance at the open studio is light so you are likely to find a place to park your car. Many businesses use the business park so you may wish to check with a business adjacent to your parking spot to make sure you're not in their way. Here are the best locations...
Yes, you are welcome bring a friend or colleague who has an interest in art. Valerie is interested in speaking with everyone who visits and may need to welcome new guests as they arrive and be unable for very extensive conversation if the event becomes busy.
No, children (under 14) are NOT suitable attendees to the open-studio. The business park itself contains hazards for children and the studio contains materials and products not suitable for curious children.
There is no charge to attend the studio open-day however, extensive refreshments are not provided. To comply with healthy distancing, please reserve a space as visits are limited each day. There is a modest bathroom onsite.
There is wheelchair access to the studio however, the bathroom facilities are upstairs.
While the current situation requires extra precautions you are advised to bring your own hand-sanitiser and a mask if you choose to wear one however, the studio is large and you will be able to maintain distance from other parties at the event. Particularly vulnerable guests may request a private appointment via the contact page.
If you cannot attend this studio open-day, more are planned for the future so, sign-up to the Collectors Advantage newsletter (front page of the website) to be notified. You can also request a private visit via the contact page.
Looking forward to your visit, Valerie