Artist Residency Studio
Located in the heart of the New Forest National Park in the UK, the studio provides a dedicated live-work space. It is open to artists of any discipline in need of a concentrated period of time to develop their ideas.
The workshop space is fully fitted with tables and chairs (which can be rearranged to suit a range of activities) for a maximum of 20 participants. COVID19 restrictions means we currently allow 6 people maximum to enter the Workshop at any one time - please check with SPUD staff for the most up to date safety precautions.
Fast WiFi, a large screen 4K Smart TV monitor and projector are available. There is a large sink with hot and cold water in the workshop as well as a nearby kitchen which also has tea and coffee making facilities and a fridge.
The hire rate for hire of the workshop is £10 per hour with discounts for block bookings of a day or more.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for availability. Bookings are not confirmed until a deposit has been paid.
The Gallery walls are approximately 2.7 metres high with 50 square metres of floorspace (5 x 10) and approximately 30 linear metres of hanging space.
The walls are MDF and can be drilled and screwed to take mirror plates and other methods of installation.
Access to the gallery is through the front doors of the spudWORKS building. Temporary parking is available immediately outside for unloading. Hire rates are £80 per day with discounts for periods of a week or more.
Bookings are not confirmed until a deposit has been paid.
Hiring Rates for events are based on 4-hour block sessions. The hire period must be sufficient to cover set up and clearing after the event.
The space as a 'state of the art' 4K Laser projector and sound system available for use.
Blocks are 9.00am – 1.00pm; 1.00pm – 5.00pm. 5.00pm – 9.00pm evening block timings may be varied by negotiation.
Rates are £100 per block during the day and £125 in the evening.
spudWORKS has completed five new artists’ studios of approximately 14.5 square metres (156 sq ft) each, with heating, electricity and fast WiFi broadband access. Each studio will has its own entrance and offers 7 day access from 8am - 10pm.
Four of these studios are available for rent on a 12-month renewal basis. One of the studios is allocated to facilitiate short-term occupation for artist residencies. (full details will be available soon)
The studios have dedicated, shared toilet and wash-up facilities and artists also have access to the kitchen and other facilities in the main building during office hours.
All four of the 12-month lease studios are currently occupied, however we have short term rentals of the artists residency space and Observatory available throughout the year.
For more information on the terms and availabilty of the short-term lease studio please email to: email@example.com
Desk and Office Space
Five office spaces for rent (includes super-fast wi-fi, utilities and access to kitchen, workshop and gallery spaces and a parking space)
1. Corner office: See Graduate Launch PAD
2. SPUD office:
Desk Shares in SPUD office: (1 desk available @ £150/month
3. Front ‘coach house' office: (currently rented out)
4. Rear ‘garden room' office: (1 desk available @ £150/month)
In addition to these office spaces, spudWORKS also offers an Exhibition space and large Workshop space to hire.
For more information and enquiries please get in touch.
Available to artists
To find out more or to arrange a visit contact us on:
or call: 01590 682 260
Please click here to view the Observatory Studio Rental Agreement.
Both spaces have been recently refurbished with glazed widow, doors and with an exterior weather proof glaze.
Located alongside spudWORKS gallery and workshop
5 minutes from Sway train station with trains to London and the South West
Built-in mains power, and charcoal heater
Access to kitchen and toilet facilities
360 degree rotating structure
Get to be a part of SPUD's flourishings creative community!