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Visual and performing arts

Surrey Arts aim is to support and development opportunities for artists of all ages and abilities. Working closely with local artists and arts organisations, theatre makers and dance artists across Surrey, to increase participation and initiate projects.

Visual arts

We aim to develop visual arts opportunities for the whole community and connect artists of all ages and abilities through workshops, clubs and open studios.


Performing arts

We are working in partnership with the Farnham Maltings to deliver performing arts by providing support to theatre makers and dance artists across Surrey.


Disability arts

Under the umbrella Disability Arts in Surrey (DAISY), members and charities come together to promote and celebrate the works of disabled artists and disability arts organisations in Surrey.


Surrey Hills Arts

This partnership between Surrey Arts and Surrey Hills AONB aims to engage and inspire people in this outstanding natural landscape through an imaginative programme across the arts. The programme explores the rich heritage of the Surrey Hills, it attracts tourism and promotes health and wellbeing. Working with multiple partners, the adventurous programme includes site responsive sound works, events and installations with accompanying walks, talks and workshops. Find out more on the Surrey Hills Arts website.


Arts Partnership Surrey

Arts Partnership Surrey is a strategic alliance of local borough councils working together to shape and deliver a cultural offering for the whole county.


Culture Box Surrey

Culture Box Surrey offers support to schools that are passionate about equipping pupils with the knowledge and cultural capital they need to succeed in life. Support includes:

  • Case Studies about inspiring projects that have been delivered in schools across Surrey and beyond
  • Collaborative school clusters working on joint programmes that create funding opportunities
  • Resources website, with links to arts organisations which have experience of working in Surrey Schools
  • Help with Artsmark and Arts Award

Online learning and resources for artists

With the current climate as it is, Surrey Arts, Surrey Hills Arts and Surrey Artists Open Studios have liaised with local, experienced Surrey artists to provide a collection of online creative classes for all ages, to support artists learning at home.

Classes include papier mache, printmaking, wood carving, sketchbook club, drawing and pyrography.

A new range of classes will start on Monday 25 May.

Visit the Surrey Hills website for further details. Please contact the artists directly for bookings and materials list.

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Dance, drama and music resources in Ewell Library

Held within Ewell Library, the performing arts section offer a range of material covering different aspects of the performing arts including books, audio visual and scores.

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