Bridge House Art Ltd Terms and Conditions

Please ensure that you read our terms and conditions before booking a place on any of our courses.

Please note that our courses are open to people that are 16 years old and above. If you are under 16 and wish to attend a class, please ask your parent or guardian to contact our office.


Summer School: Places cannot be guaranteed on any course until full payment is received. On-line bookings via Bridge House Art website is the recommended booking system. Early booking is advisable to ensure there is a space. Provisional bookings may be made by contacting the office via email ( however this is only available subject to availability and will only be held for 5 days by which time full payment should be received.

*Covid-19 - Full refunds or offer of another place will be made if the course is cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions in force.

Portfolio Course: Deposit of £500 secures offer of place. Balance of payment for the full-time portfolio course is due 6 weeks prior to commencement of the course, detailed terms and conditions apply, please see specific portfolio course information as detailed in offer of place letter.

Online Course: Refunds are not available for online courses: Please read course introduction page thoroughly before signing up (course content: worksheets/videos are accessible upon fee submission) If you are unhappy with the course, please contact Bridge House Art directly.


Your course contract: When you book a place on any course at Bridge House Art ltd, your place will be guaranteed on payment of the full course fee. It is your responsibility to read our terms and conditions prior to booking - acceptance of these is presumed on receipt of payment. Bridge House Art Ltd undertakes to deliver the course as described in the course information in a professional manner and with all due care and consideration to the student.


Fees: Course fees cover; all professional tuition, materials, use of studios and equipment, cost of models (where necessary), refreshments and lunch (as specified by individual courses, not portfolio course or online courses). Course fees DO NOT cover; accommodation, meals (outwith the teaching day), travel. Online course fees cover all instruction worksheets, videos and on-line content (no materials supplied).


Payment: Payment for all evening, weekend and summer school weeks and online courses is required in full to secure any booking. Payment can be made by online booking (credit card or Paypal) cheque or cash. Online booking is the fastest process to guarantee a place. Cheques to be made payable to Bridge House Art Ltd. PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH IN THE POST. Payment for summer course weeks can be made by a 50% deposit of £200 and the balance of £200 payable 8 weeks before commencement of course. To arrange this, please contact the office:

Online course payments can only be accepted via the website booking page. Payment in full can be made by credit card or Paypal.


Cancellation: Bridge House Art Ltd reserves the right to cancel courses if the circumstances dictate. It this occurs, you will be offered an alternative course or a full refund of your course fees. If you have to cancel less than twelve weeks before the start of the course, please see refund structure below.

If we are able to resell your place on the course, we will refund your fees minus 10% admin costs (90% refund of fees). Any change to these charges can only be made at the discretion of the school director. You are responsible for insuring against loss of fees through cancellation.


Amount of cancellation charges: Summer and weekend courses

Up to 12 weeks before                     10%   (90% of fees refunded)

Up to 8 weeks before                       30%   (70% of fees refunded)

Up to 4 weeks before                       50%   (50% of fees refunded)

Up to 2 weeks before                       90%   (10% of fees refunded)

Less than 14 days before                100% (0% of fees refunded)


Amount of cancellation charges: Portfolio course

Deposit on acceptance of offer     Non refundable

Up to 6 weeks before                       80%       (20% of fees refunded)

Up to 4 weeks before                      100%      (0% of fees refunded)

Amount of cancellation charges: Online course

Refunds are not available. If you are unhappy with the course, please contact Bridge House Art directly.

Force Majeure: This means that we will not pay you compensation if we have to cancel or change the course because of unusual or unforeseeable circumstances beyond our control. These can include war, industrial dispute, natural or other disaster, fire, adverse weather conditions, tutor illness.


General information: Please come to the courses prepared. Art is a messy activity, please wear clothes that you are prepared to get dirty. Protective aprons are available. Bridge House Art Ltd cannot be responsible for damage or spillage on any property, unless neglect is present. You will be advised of any health and safety issues and emergency procedures at the beginning of the course. You are responsible for informing us of any particular health issues / allergies that we should be aware of. All materials are provided. Tutor support or technicians are provided as deemed necessary.


Disabilities: Bridge House Art Ltd welcomes all students, however we must inform you that due to the age and nature of the building, there may be some entrance / exit issues. Also, the nature of the course may require field research for subject material. Please contact the office before booking any course to discuss your particular requirements.


Data protection: Bridge House Art Ltd will treat all your personal information as private and confidential except where disclosure is made at your request or with your consent or where we are required by law to disclose. We will only use your information for the purposes of our own administration, marketing and customer services.

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