Weekend Arting.co.uk

We at Weekend Arting offer concentrated one or two-day art courses giving you for an enriching experience that will take your art practice onto a new level. We offer just the right balance of intensity and fun with lots of individual assistance. You’ll be amazed at what you can achieve. After a lifetime of painting and teaching, Kent artist, Cathy Bird MA set up her studios at Jessops Farm and has been running successful tutoring sessions there ever since. She is in demand as a guest tutor at local art clubs and regularly leads life-drawing workshops with the Ide Hill Art Group.


  • Expressive Abstracts 
  • Sculpture: a Portrait Head in Clay 
  • Drawing Dancers: Sheer Joy of Music and Movement 
  • Plein Air Painting
  • Taking Control of Watercolour
  • The Joy of Drawing 

(Check our website for more up-to-date information & dates on our courses)

Regardless of your level we can help elevate your work.


Cathy Bird is a truly inspirational and talented artist and teacher. She has mastered the ability of being able to judge exactly how much guidance is needed and enables both adults and children to find their own direction and style. I have learnt and continue to learn so much from her.

Please do not hesitate to get in contact with us for further information on any of our courses – we would love to hear form you! Alternatively you can visit our social media pages to hear about our latest adventures, news and deals.