Terms and conditions
COURSE TIMINGS: 10am – 4pm each day. There will be a 15 minute break in the morning and afternoon and 45 minutes for lunch.
LOCATION: The Peter Keegan Studio & Gallery is situated in the Courtyard at Claydon Estate. The address is Claydon Estate, Middle Claydon, near Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 2EY. The National Trust's Claydon House is not involved in the running of the courses – all contact with regard to courses should be made through this website.
PARKING: There is ample free parking on the site in front of the main house (parking is at your own risk). It is then a very short walk from the car park to the studio in the Courtyard.
TUITION FEES: All courses are priced at £70 per day. Course prices are stated in the individual course details. This fee includes most materials as well as tea, coffee and refreshments at break times. Please note lunch is not included.
PAYMENT: The full course amount must be paid at the time of booking. There will be no refunds for absent days. Payment can be made by credit/debit card through this site. Please note that no course place can be reserved until your online booking form and payment are received.
CANCELLATION: If you wish to cancel your place on a course, the following time frame for refunds will apply;
At least 10 weeks prior – full refund
Within 10 weeks – a full refund will only be given if your place can be filled by somebody else. If your place cannot be filled, no refund will be given.
Peter Keegan Studio & Gallery reserves the right to cancel courses if the necessity arises. If a course is cancelled, you may transfer to another course in the same year if a place is available or a full refund will be given.
You should consider taking out your own cancellation insurance, particularly if you are booking your own accommodation.
FULL COURSES: If the course you'd like to attend is fully booked, please contact us and your name will be placed on a reserve list. If a space becomes available you will be contacted.
FOOD: Your tuition fee includes tea/coffee, refreshments and biscuits at break times. Lunch is not provided. Students are welcome to bring their own packed lunch - there is a fridge and microwave in the studio if foods need to be stored and heated. Alternatively there is a cafe on site - please note the cafe is closed on Thursdays and Fridays.
COURSE REQUIREMENT LISTS: a Course Requirements List is available on the page when you book the course. A reminder email will be sent to enrolled students near to the course start, giving details of any additional items you will need to bring with you.
AGE: All courses are for adults only; participants must be over 18.
STAYING IN THE AREA: The courses are non-residential. However, there is a wide choice of accommodation in Buckingham and the local area, varying from small guest houses to luxury hotels. You will find information on accommodation here.
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDENTS: are very welcome but must have a good knowledge of English to enable them to participate fully in the course.
PLEASE NOTE your possessions are brought on site at your own risk and all vehicles are parked at your own risk. No smoking is allowed and no dogs or other animals are permitted on site. No children or non-participating adults will be permitted to attend the courses.
To the best of our knowledge, all information given on this website is correct. However, Peter Keegan Studio & Gallery reserves the right to correct or amend any aspect of the Claydon courses in the event of circumstances where such changes are deemed to be necessary.
Telephone: 01296 711860
Postal address: Peter Keegan Studio & Gallery, Claydon Estate, Middle Claydon, near Buckingham, Buckinghamshire, MK18 2EY