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Art sessions and courses - Artisan Community Art Studio

Artisan Studio offers weekday art sessions for people with diverse abilities including Aspergers, Autism, Stroke, Learning Disabilities Mental Health, ME and Chronic Fatigue.

The studio also has a range of weekend and evening art courses open to all abililties. Courses include Drawing, Painting, Textiles, Stone Carving, Jewellery, Dorset Buttons, Wet-feltmaking, Embroidery, Natural plant dyeing, Eco dyeing, Needle-felting, Crochet, Willow basket making, Pyrography, Plaster casting, Life Drawing and Printmaking. 

We also offer art courses for home educated children and teens.

See our website for full details.  


Artisan Community Art Studio CIC
Branksome Centre
Recreation Road
BH12 2EA
07729 829029 after 4pm please
Contact Name
Pauline Stanley
Contact Position
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Area coverage
Times Available:
See website for full details of courses, days and times.

Monday 10.00 am - 12.00 pm - Aspergers Adult Art Group
Monday 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm - Stroke and Physical Disability Art Group
Wednesday 10.00 am - 12.00 pm - Adults Mental Health Art Group
Wednesday 1.30 pm - 3.30 pm - Learning Disability Art Group
All Year Round
From 10 years  0 months to 99 years  0 months.
Contact provider directly for costs
Booking Information:
Please telephone or email to book
Cultural Provision:
No particular religious ethos but all welcome.
Referral Criteria:
Self Referral
Referral Procedure:
Please telephone or email to book
Languages Spoken:

Artisan Studio offers a supported art studio space where all abilities are welcomed to come and explore a range of art mediums and techniques in these relaxed, friendly non-judgemental art sessions with experienced Arts and Health Practitioner Pauline Stanley BA Fine Art. 

 Disabled access, parking and toilets.


Are your staff DBS Approved?
Do you have a First Aid Policy?
Do you have Public Liability Insurance?