Superb venues are always being lined up around the country for the Workshop diary. Official workshops (apart from the AGM weekend, which is free) are subject to fees. To express an interest in any of the workshops please contact Jennifer Bell, • 0115 9812547. Bursary applicants please email – applicable closing dates are published with event information below.

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Saturday 5th August – Sunday 6th August: Workshop

Pitts Farm Stud, Glanvilles Wotton, Dorset. Tutor Michelle McCullagh SEA.

An opportunity to sketch and paint in a lovely landscape with a variety of horses. Costs per day, including lunch: Members £40 • Non-Members £50. For FULL DETAILS and to BOOK >>

Monday 21st August: Anatomy for artists Masterclass

Old Dalby, between Melton Mowbray and Nottingham, Leicestershire. Tutor Gillian Higgins.

Equine AnatomyGillian Higgins (BSc equine, BHS Senior Coach, Sports and remedial therapist, Rider, Anatomist, Biomechanist, Anatomical artist and Author) leads HORSES INSIDE OUT, an organisation that gives a fascinating insight into equine locomotion, training and management from an anatomical perspective. Costs, including lunch: SEA Members only £85. Enquiries: or for FULL DETAILS and to BOOK.

  • Bursary closing date: Monday 24th July. The successful applicant will be notified by Monday 31st July.

Workshop Bursaries

Don’t forget that bursaries are available from the SEA for each official workshop. To apply, in the first instance, with a short statement (up to 500 words) on:

  • Who you are
  • Which workshop you would like to be considered for
  • Why you are applying for a bursary 
  • How you feel attending the workshop will benefit you
  • Please also email three images (preferably 300dpi JPEGs of recent work with your application.

Closing dates for bursaries will be notified on Facebook and are published here on the website.

Please note you can only be awarded one bursary per annum. If you are unsuccessful you may of course still apply for other workshop bursaries. The bursary generally covers the cost of the workshop alone. Travel and accommodation are the responsibility of the applicant.


Russell Cotes Art Gallery Special Viewing

Thursday 20th July at 1pm at the Russell Cotes Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth

A private presentation and an opportunity for SEA Members to view the exhibition at the Russell Cotes Art Gallery, kindly organised by Alan Langford SEA. Admission £5 per person (gift-aided, based on a group of at least nine people). Cream Teas and refreshments available from £4.10 per head, to be confirmed in advance of the visit.

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