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Craft Organisations

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For a list of Craft Organisations in and around Farnham including contact details and information about the crafts they offer. 

Below is a table of Craft Organisations.

Name of Craft organisationContact detailsDescription
318 CeramicsThe Farnham Pottery Quennells Hill Farnham GU10 4QJ Ceramics is a community of artists and students working side-by-side in a friendly environment that encourages and inspires artistic growth, with a focus on providing practical skills. 318 runs a full programme of term time classes, one-off workshops, demonstrations and masterclasses.

Craft Study Centre

University for the Creative Arts Falkner Road Farnham GU9 7DS 01252 891450The Crafts Study Centre is a specialist university museum open to the public as well as a research centre and home to internationally renowned collections of modern British craft. Its acclaimed collections include modern and contemporary calligraphy, ceramics, textiles, furniture and wood as well as diaries, working notes and photographs of makers of the 20th and 21st centuries. The Centre hosts inspiring exhibitions by leading artist-makers, lectures, symposiums and open days. 

Creative Response

Vernon House 28 West Street Farnham GU9 7DR 01252 716876Creative response is a charity supporting vulnerable adults of all ages with mental health issues, including addictions, learning and physical disabilities. Creative Response provides sessions run by professional artists and makers with the aim of providing a safe, caring environment where vulnerable people in our community can explore their creativity.
Farnham Adult Learning Centre25 West Street Farnham GU9 7DR 0300 200 1044Farnham Adult Learning Centre presents a range of opportunities to learn about arts and crafts. Whether you are repairing clocks or cutting stained glass, arranging flowers or restoring furniture, their team of experienced artists and crafts people, trained to tutor adults, will help you gain the skills you need to progress.
Farnham Arts SocietyCorrespondence to: Millstream House Bowling Alley Crondall GU10 5RJ  farnhamartsociety@hotmail.comRecords of an ‘Art Club’ in Farnham survive from the 1860s. In 1948, James Hockey formed the Farnham Art Society and arranged meetings and demonstrations as well as the high quality annual exhibition showing work from the prestigious membership which continues to this day, attracting thousands of visitors to view hundreds of pieces of unique, affordable art and craft.
Farnham LibraryVernon House 28 West Street Farnham GU9 7DR 0300 200 1001The Library in Farnham is a supporter of Craft Town England and welcomes the local community to make use of its facilities including lovely library gardens, books, online resources and a range of tutored courses.
Farnham MaltingsFarnham Maltings Bridge Square Farnham GU9 7QR 01252 745444Farnham Maltings is a cultural organisation which believes that by being creative, connecting with others and articulating new ideas we will become happier, healthier and more inclusive. Set in the heart of Farnham this collection of buildings host a wide range of crafts makers including printers, picture-framers, jewellers and textiles artists.
Farnham PotteryQuennells Hill Farnham GU10 4QJ 07879667000The Farnham Pottery is a carefully preserved example of a Victorian country pottery with a host of charming architectural features. The potters of the day delighted in demonstrating their skills in making ornate chimney pots, window frames and archways. The site retains its industrial heritage whilst making a perfect home for today's makers and artists. 
Farnham SculptorsQuennells Hill Farnham GU10 4QJFarnham Sculptors is a friendly group of wood and stone carvers working from an attractive, well equipped studio within the Farnham Pottery. Members include both experienced carvers who exhibit and sell locally and beginners who enjoy being in creative, supportive company.
Farnham Town CouncilSouth Street Farnham Surrey GU9 7RN 01252 712667The Town Council is an active supporter of Farnham’s designation as Craft Town England.
Museum of FarnhamWillmer House 38 West Street Farnham GU9 7DX 01252 715094The Museum of Farnham is a local history museum, located in a beautiful Georgian town house with original features and a delightful walled garden. Discover Farnham’s history, from its prehistoric roots to its hop growing boom and Georgian grandeur. The Museum is also home to an extensive art and craft collection thanks to the many artists and crafts people drawn to Farnham over the years.

New Ashgate Gallery

Waggon Yard Farnham GU9 7PS 01252 713208The New Ashgate Gallery Trust is a registered charity that organises exhibitions and projects in the gallery and the community. The Gallery champions the best of contemporary art and craft and supports emerging artists and delivers creative learning through talks, community and outreach workshops and free professional practice seminars.
Rural Life CentreThe Reeds Road Farnham GU10 2DL 01252 795571The Rural Life Centre is an open-air museum and visitor attraction which collects and preserves objects associated with farming and goods used by local crafts people. Located just outside Farnham in Tilford, this museum of country life was originally assembled by Mr and Mrs Henry Jackson and is now run by a charitable trust. 

Sculpture Park

Jumps Rd Churt Farnham GU10 2LH 01428 605453Established in 2003, the Sculpture Park specialises in the sale of 20th century modern and contemporary sculpture in a superb natural setting. It aims to boost the careers of some of the world’s most talented artists in an environment that is sculpted and adapted to suit.

Surrey Guild of Craftsmen

1 Moushill Lane Milford GU8 5BH 01483 424769Surrey Guild of Craftsmen members are selected professional craftsmen and designer makers of contemporary and traditional applied arts. The Guild aims to support its members and to raise public awareness of the quality and diversity of the work created by local designer makers. This is done through a programme of exhibitions and craft events at venues around the county and beyond.

Surrey Hills AONB 01372 220650Surrey Hills is committed to developing a sustainable, inclusive and adventurous programme of arts and crafts in the AONB. The area has inspired and been home to some of the UK`s most influential and acclaimed artists, novelists, musicians and performers. The Surrey Hills also has a rich heritage which can be discovered through the abundance of castles, settlements, stately homes and museums.
The Allen GalleryAllen Gallery, Church Street, Alton GU34 2BWAn intimate setting for one of the south’s most outstanding collections of ceramics. The gallery hosts an impressive and varied selection of pottery, porcelain and tiles dating from 1250 to the present day.
University for the Creative ArtsFalkner Road Farnham GU9 7DS 01252 722441The University for the Creative Arts is a specialist art and design university with a long history in nurturing communities of artists, designers, makers, architects, writers, animators, filmmakers, illustrators, photographers and more…

Watts Gallery

Down Lane Compton Surrey GU3 1DQ 01483 810235Founded in 1904, Watts Gallery offers a unique insight into the life and work of G F Watts and his wife, designer and artist Mary Watts. The Artists' Village carries on their legacy of 'Art for All' with its historic and contemporary galleries, Artist in Residence and conservation studios and extensive learning programme.
West Street PottersThe Farnham Pottery Quennells Hill Farnham GU10 4QJ Street Potters is a committed and friendly group, running day and evening ceramics classes for people of all abilities. Based at the Farnham Pottery, the group has built a strong reputation for quality of teaching. It aims to develop students’ creative abilities through the acquisition of practical skills and an appreciation of the broader aspects of ceramics whilst nurturing a creative community.
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