Watts Gallery - Artist's Village has begun to re-open our site to visitors, including our historic grounds. We are now looking to recruit volunteers to assist us in a range of roles to ensure we can continue delivering our 'Art for All' mission. We have been awarded the We\'re Good to Go Mark by VisitEngland, demonstrating that we have followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, have a risk assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing. 

AIMS OF WATTS GALLERY - ARTIST\'S VILLAGE: To promote the enjoyment, understanding and appreciation of George Frederick Watts and Mary Watts in the context of the nineteenth century, through conserving and restoring Watts Gallery - Artists’ Village and by promoting ‘Art for All’ to present and future generations. 

AIMS OF THE ROLE: The gardens are a key part of the visitor experience at the Artists’ Village. Visitors can enjoy Gertrude Jekyll inspired planting, woodland walks and picnics in the grounds. Join the team of Gardeners and tend to your own section of garden at times to suit you. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: Ensuring your section of garden is well planted from season to season with appropriate plants. Weeding and tidying your section of garden. Contributing ideas and feedback during Quarterly Gardeners’ Meetings. 

LOCATION: Throughout the landscape and gardens at the Artists’ Village.  

HOURS: Flexible.   

For more information, please visit our website or email Lauren Hall, Visitor Services Assistant, at lauren.hall@wattsgallery.org.uk.

What skills do I need?

Volunteer Gardeners are advised on planting schemes, manual handling and use of tools where appropriate.

  • Arts, Heritage and Culture
  • Gardening

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Location

Down Ln
Compton
Guildford
Surrey
GU3 1DQ

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