Art Holiday


Sunday 6 – Saturday 12 August 2017

This is an Art Holiday with a difference… you can explore and experiment with materials and techniques introduced in workshops, or just do your own thing.

The Art Holiday is for beginners to professional artists and educators. We provide expert tuition, support, materials, an idyllic venue and great food.

The Art Holiday is for adult artists…

  • Complete beginners to more experienced artists and educators
  • The course is limited to 16 participants


Please see Accommodation for details

Course Participant: [includes tuition, meals and wine with supper]
950€ – Single Room
745€ – Shared Twin Room
745€ – Cubertou Bell Tent (sole occupant)
545€ – Bring your own Tent

Non Participant companion: [includes meals and wine with supper]
545€ – Shared Twin Room




Jo Buffery studied at Dartington College of Arts and has a Masters in Education from the University of Cambridge.  She has been encouraging and enabling wonderful works of art from students of all ages and skill levels for the last 25yrs, leading arts projects for a wide range of organisations including Warwick Arts Centre, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Creative Partnerships, English National Ballet and Cheshire County Council. For a number of years Jo ran a residential Arts Education Centre for visiting pupils, students and teachers.

Jo will be assisted by artist and trainer Rosy Prue.

The Course

The Holiday Week will comprise a programme of workshops exploring a range of artistic materials and techniques including

  • printmaking
  • drawing
  • painting
  • construction

Attend as many or as few workshops as you like or just do your own thing. We also provide basic equipment for water colours, sketching, acrylics and pastels. How ever you choose to connect with the activities on offer, our aim is that you will enjoy being creative in a stimulating, non-competitive environment.

There are 4.5 hours of scheduled sessions for each of the 5 days of the course. You can carry on working on your own for as long as you like. There is be plenty of time to relax by the pool, visit the local market and the wonderful Château de Bonaguil and enjoy convivial candle lit suppers in the open barn.


Please arrive mid afternoon/early evening on the Sunday.

Please see Getting To Cubertou

On the first evening supper will be when all guest have arrived – usually 21:00 (20:00 UK time). Light refreshments will be provided before then.

The course ends after breakfast on the Saturday. We can provide a light packed lunch for your journey.


Superb home cooking and local wines are provided and refreshments are served throughout the day. All meals and refreshments, including wine, are included in the course price. We welcome vegans, veggies and meat eaters. We can cater for some (but not all) allergies and intolerances, please discuss these with us before booking.


Please contact us with any questions or fill in an online application form, we shall then get back to you to confirm acceptance of your application and send you payment information.