Sunday, 30 April, 2017 - Sunday, 4 June, 2017
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Birtley Estate Guildford GU5 0LB
The stunning 48 acre Birtley Estate provides the perfect venue for the 8th annual Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden. Featuring sculptures from across the UK, this is the largest temporary sculpture exhibition in Surrey. It offers the chance to enjoy sculpture displayed in a relaxed and informal setting.
Visitors to the Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden will discover a variety of stunning sculptures to suit all tastes and budgets from both local up-and-coming artists to top names in the world of sculpture. Visitors are encouraged to follow the winding trail through the beautiful gardens and parklands culminating in the marquee for homemade coffee and cake whilst enjoying a selection of indoor pieces.
Throughout the month a variety of artists will be demonstrating their skills including the renowned Simon Keeley who will be running several stone carving workshops for members of the public to participate in.
The exhibition is open daily from 10 am – 5 pm with free parking. Entrance is just £5 for adults (under 16s are free of charge), the price includes a catalogue and unlimited re-entry to the exhibition. Birtley Estate is situated just 5 miles south of Guildford on the A281.
All the pieces are for sale and proceeds from commissions go to the Surrey Hills Trust Fund; this fund supports local community projects and enterprise schemes that benefit and enhance the Surrey Hills landscape.
The Surrey Hills Sculpture Garden is kindly sponsored by Charles Russell Speechlys, Investec and Wilkins Kennedy.